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Manohar to stay on as ICC chair


          Sports Desk India’s Shashank Manohar has deferred his resignation as the chairman of the International Cricket Council to see through a reform programme, the game’s world governing body said Friday. Manohar quit earlier this month in the middle of an overhaul of the ICC’s governance designed to reduce the power of cricket’s most powerful nations — ... Read More »

Tigers begin SL camp today


Sports Desk The formal training camp for the tour of Sri Lanka will begin today at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. However, most of the Tigers returned to business from their breaks after playing the one-off Test match against India in Hyderabad much before the formal start of the three-day camp. Many played the fourth-round matches of the Bangladesh ... Read More »

Sports village to be built on Padma island: PM

           Sports Desk Announcing her government’s plan for development of the sports activities in the country, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said a spacious and international standard sports village would be constructed at the island areas near Padma Bridge. Addressing the closing ceremony of 4th Roll Ball Skating World Cup at Sheikh Russell Roller Skating ... Read More »

Australia win toss, bat in India Test


Sports Desk Australia captain Steve Smith won the toss and elected to bat against India in the first Test in Pune on Thursday.  The visitors have opted for just two spinners in Steve O’Keefe and Nathan Lyon in the playing XI on what seems like a typical turning Indian track. “It’s a very dry pitch, won’t bounce. Looks different to ... Read More »

Rollball World Cup :BD coach handed red card for slapping opponent coach

Sports Desk Host Bangladesh national Rollball men’s team secured fourth place in the fourth Rollball World Cup losing the place decider to Kenya by 3-1 goals on Wednesday at the Indoor Stadium at Mirpur in Dhaka. After the women’s early exodus from the event from the second round, the nation was relying on the men’s team and they also disappointed ... Read More »

England’s Stokes sold for record $2.16m at IPL


Sports Desk England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history when he was bought by the Rising Pune Giants for more than $2 million at auction Monday.  The 25-year-old fetched seven times the amount of England’s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan, who was sold to the Kings XI Punjab for 300,000 dollars in the ... Read More »

Hat-tricks for United’s Ibrahimovic, Roma’s Dzeko


The goals continued to flow for Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday, reports Rueters United swept aside St Etienne 3-0 at Old Trafford and Roma made light work of last season’s semi-finalists Villarreal ... Read More »

New financial model benefits Bangladesh

Sports Reporter The International Cricket Council’s (ICC’s) new financial model is set to benifit Bangladesh most, provided that it is passed in the next ICC Board meeting in April. The new model seeks to be more equitable and that is made clear by the fact that seven boards will be getting an equal share of the projected 2.5 billion dollar ... Read More »

Sterling keeps City in title mix


Sports Desk A goal from Raheem Sterling and an own goal from Tyrone Mings gave Manchester City a 2-0 win against Bournemouth and lifted them from sixth to second place in the Premier League on a blustery Monday night at the Vitality Stadium.  Pep Guardiola’s side closed the gap on Chelsea to eight points and kept alive their hopes of ... Read More »

Tigers face uphill battle on final day


           Sports Desk India’s bowlers led by spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tightened the noose Sunday on Bangladesh, who face an uphill battle for survival on a final-day track in the one-off Test in Hyderabad. Chasing a daunting 459 for victory, the visitors were precariously placed on 103 for three at stumps on day four. Mahmudullah on nine ... Read More »