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Witness says he paid $160M in bribes to soccer officials

AP, New York :A former marketing executive from Argentina testified Thursday at a U.S. trial that he and his company arranged to pay 30 soccer officials about $160 million

Brazil's scouts search for future Neymars

Brazil's scouts search for future Neymars

AFP, Rio De Janeiro :At a trial for youngsters at Rio de Janeiro's Vasco de Gama football club, Vanessa Dias pushed through the bushes to glimpse her 12-year-old son

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

AFP, Lima :Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos scored as Peru defeated New Zealand to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1982 on Wednesday, sealing the last

Corinthians players carry drinks as they celebrate winning the Brasileirao soccer championship title, after their match with Fluminense in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday. Corinthians won 3-1.

Corinthians players carry drinks as they celebrate winning the Brasileirao soccer championship title, after their match with Fluminense in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday. Corinthians won 3-1.

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Chairperson of the Women's Committee of BFF Mahfuza Akter Kiron (second from right) handing over a certificate to a participant of FIFA MA Referee's Course at the BFF House on Wednesday.

Chairperson of the Women's Committee of BFF Mahfuza Akter Kiron (second from right) handing over a certificate to a participant of FIFA MA Referee's Course at the BFF House on Wednesday.

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Australian players celebrate after defeating Honduras during their World Cup soccer playoff deciding match in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday.

Australian players celebrate after defeating Honduras during their World Cup soccer playoff deciding match in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday.

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Players of Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited celebrating after scoring a goal against Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited during their match of the Saif Power Battery Bangladesh Premier League Football at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. Sheikh Jamal won the match 3-0.

Players of Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited celebrating after scoring a goal against Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited during their match of the Saif Power Battery Bangladesh Premier League Football at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. Sheikh Jamal won the match 3-0.

'It's over' - dismay, disbelief as Italy miss World Cup

'It's over' - dismay, disbelief as Italy miss World Cup

AFP, Rome :Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years was greeted by a mixture of disbelief, dismay and resigned disappointment by fans

Italy keeper Buffon ends international career

Italy keeper Buffon ends international career

AFP, Milan :Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed Monday he was ending his international career after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup for the first time in 60

Ronaldo says he's father of baby girl

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has announced that he is the father of a baby girl.Ronaldo posted a photo Sunday on Twitter of him with the baby's mother, Georgina Rodriguez, and

Croatia qualify for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

AP, Athens :Croatia qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals after a 0-0 draw in the second leg of the playoffs against Greece on Sunday.With a considerable advantage from Thursday's

Sergei Voronov of Russia (center)  poses with the gold medal, with second placed Adam Rippon of the United States (left) and third-placed  Alexei Bychenko of Israel (right) at the NHK Trophy figure skating on Saturday in Osaka, western Japan.

Sergei Voronov of Russia (center) poses with the gold medal, with second placed Adam Rippon of the United States (left) and third-placed Alexei Bychenko of Israel (right) at the NHK Trophy figure skating on Saturday in Osaka, western Japan.

Members of Bangladesh Under-19 National Football team arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday.

Members of Bangladesh Under-19 National Football team arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday.

Aguero gives Argentina win over Russia at WCup final stadium

Aguero gives Argentina win over Russia at WCup final stadium

AP, Moscow :Sergio Aguero scored the first goal at the reopened Luzhniki Stadium as Argentina beat Russia 1-0 in a friendly on Saturday.Aguero scored on the rebound in the 86th

The participants of the FIFA MA Referees' Course during their training session at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.

The participants of the FIFA MA Referees' Course during their training session at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.

2nd phase of BPL Football begins today

 The 2nd phase of the Saif Power Battery Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football begins today (Monday) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here with Dhaka Abahani Limited taking on newcomers Saif

Silva nets 2 as Spain rout Costa Rica 5-0 in friendly

Silva nets 2 as Spain rout Costa Rica 5-0 in friendly

AP, Malaga :David Silva scored twice as Spain put away Costa Rica 5-0 in a friendly between World Cup-qualified teams on Saturday.Silva got his double after the midfielder played a

 Emphatic victory for Rajshahi Kings

Emphatic victory for Rajshahi Kings

Sports Reporter :Rajshahi Kings recorded an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Rangpur Riders in their match of the AKS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 Cricket at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

Honduras, Australia draw 0-0 in 1st leg of World Cup playoff

AP, San Pedro  :Honduras held Asian Cup champion Australia to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their intercontinental World Cup playoff, leaving a spot at Russia still very

Bashundhara Kings XI, the champions of the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League Football with the guests and officials of Bangladesh Football Federation pose for photograph at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur on Saturday.

Bashundhara Kings XI, the champions of the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League Football with the guests and officials of Bangladesh Football Federation pose for photograph at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur on Saturday.

North Korea beat Malaysia 4-1 in Asian Cup qualifying

AP, Buriram :North Korea moved into second place in its Asian Cup qualifying group by beating Malaysia 4-1 on neutral turf in Thailand on Friday, finally starting a series that

Peru's Paulo Hurtado (left) challenges New Zealand's Kosta Barbarouses for the ball during their World Cup soccer qualifying match in Wellington, New Zealand on Saturday.

Peru's Paulo Hurtado (left) challenges New Zealand's Kosta Barbarouses for the ball during their World Cup soccer qualifying match in Wellington, New Zealand on Saturday.

Australia frustrated in Honduras draw

AFP, San Pedro Sula :Australia edged closer to a place in the 2018 World Cup finals on Friday after grinding out a hard-fought 0-0 draw with Honduras in their Asia-CONCACAF

Russia vows World Cup crackdown on scalpers

AFP, Moscow :Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed on Thursday to crack down harshly on people who intended to profit from reselling their tickets to the 2018 World Cup.The price

An action from the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League Football  match between Kawranbazar Progoti Sangho  and Agronibank SC Limited team at Bir Sreshtho Shaheed Sipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur  on Thursday. Agronibank won the match 1-0.

An action from the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League Football match between Kawranbazar Progoti Sangho and Agronibank SC Limited team at Bir Sreshtho Shaheed Sipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur on Thursday. Agronibank won the match 1-0.

Mymensingh to play Thakurgaon in final today

Mymensingh to play Thakurgaon in final today

Two times champions Mymensingh District will battle with new face Thakurgaon District in the final of the JFA U-14 National Women's Football Tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on

FIFA human rights panel warns over migrant workers

FIFA's human rights advisors on Thursday criticised a lack of transparency over the condition of workers on World Cup projects in Russia, highlighting the plight of North Koreans reportedly building

 Mymensingh to play Thakurgaon in final tomorrow

Mymensingh to play Thakurgaon in final tomorrow

Mymensingh and Thakurgaon districts reached the final of the JFA U-14 National Women's Football Championship eliminating their rivals in the semifinals at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Wednesday.The two

Bangladesh finish on winning run beating Sri Lanka 4-0

Bangladesh finish on winning run beating Sri Lanka 4-0

Bangladesh completed the five-team Group B engagements of the AFC Under-19 Championship Qualifiers with a comfortable win beating their South Asian winless rivals Sri Lanka by 4-0 goals in their

Russia ban 384 citizens from attending sports events ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup

TASS, Moscow :Russia has slapped 384 citizens with administrative bans to attend sports events, Deputy Department Head of the Russian Interior Ministry's Main Directorate for Countering Extremism Sergei Pershenkov said