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Arsenal refusing to sell AC Milan target Lucas Torreira

Arsenal refusing to sell AC Milan target Lucas Torreira

Arsenal are refusing to sell midfielder Lucas Torreira amid interest from AC Milan, according to Sky in Italy.With Marco Giampaolo set to move from Sampdoria to the San Siro as

David double as Canada rout Martinique

David double as Canada rout Martinique

AFP, Los Angeles :Canada kicked off the CONCACAF Gold Cup with an emphatic win over Martinique on Saturday, outclassing the Caribbean minnows 4-0 at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California.Two

Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina

Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina

AFP, Salvador :Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match 2-0 to Colombia despite dominating the second half.Goals from Roger Martinez and

Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start

Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start

AFP, Sao Paulo :A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of

Sunday's hat-trick helps Dhaka Abahani beat Rahmatganj 5-2

A brilliant hat-trick by Nigerian booter Sunday Chizoba enabled defending champions Dhaka Abahani Ltd to pile up another impressive 5-2 goals victory over Rahmatganj MFS in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier

Juventus move ends Sarri's unhappy marriage with Chelsea

Juventus move ends Sarri's unhappy marriage with Chelsea

Agency :Maurizio Sarri is set to return to Italy to take the vacant managerial role at Juventus and bring the curtain down on a fretful one-year stay at Chelsea.Sarri

'Japanese Messi' Kubo set for Real Madrid move

'Japanese Messi' Kubo set for Real Madrid move

AFP, Tokyo :Teenage sensation Takefusa Kubo is poised to be snapped up by Spanish giants Real Madrid, Japanese media reported on Friday.The FC Tokyo forward, who recently made his

Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape

AFP, Sao Paulo :Brazilian police questioned Neymar for five hours on Thursday over allegations he raped a woman he met through social media in a Paris hotel last month

Tk 20-cr special allocation for football

UNB, Sangsad Bhaban :An amount of Tk 1,488 crore has been proposed for the Youth and Sports Ministry, including a Tk 20 crore special allocation for Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF)

Argentina's Lionel Messi (right) controls the ball during a training session of the national soccer team at Barradao stadium, in preparation for the Copa America soccer tournament in Salvador, Brazil on Wednesday. On Saturday, Argentina will face Colombia for the first Group B game of the South American tournament.

Argentina's Lionel Messi (right) controls the ball during a training session of the national soccer team at Barradao stadium, in preparation for the Copa America soccer tournament in Salvador, Brazil on Wednesday. On Saturday, Argentina will face Colombia for the first Group B game of the South American tournament.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million

AP, Bethesda :LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer (MLS)-record $7.2 million salary this season.The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic, who earned a relatively modest $1.5 million last year,

Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off

Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off

AFP, Rio De Janeiro :Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a

Germany beat Spain 1-0 in Women's World Cup

Germany beat Spain 1-0 in Women's World Cup

Germany made it two wins from two at the Women's World Cup as they claimed a narrow 1-0 win over Spain in Group B on Wednesday.Bayern Munich midfielder Sara Daebritz's

France beat Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup

France beat Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup

AP, Nice :Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winning goal from the penalty spot to lift host nation France to a 2-1 win over Norway at the Women's World Cup on

Ash Barty will be back: Tennis balls showed up at front door

Ash Barty will be back: Tennis balls showed up at front door

AP, Brisbane :Ash Barty's father had a pretty good idea when his daughter had made the decision to return to tennis after nearly two years playing professional cricket."One day I

Neymar's rape accuser         abandoned by third lawyer

Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer

AFP, Sao Paulo :The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist

Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes

Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete, earning $127m (£99.8m) in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking.Juventus's Portugal forward Cristiano

Five-star Morgan leads USA to record Women's World Cup win

Five-star Morgan leads USA to record Women's World Cup win

AFP, Reims :Holders United States began their trophy defence by recording the biggest win in Women's World Cup history as Alex Morgan scored five goals in a 13-0 demolition of

Italy edge Bosnia as Germany and France stroll

Italy edge Bosnia as Germany and France stroll

AFP, Paris :Italy needed a late winner from Marco Verratti to defeat a determined Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 in Euro 2020 qualifying Tuesday, while Germany and France piled up the goals in

South Korea's Oh Sehun (left) challenges for the ball with Ecuador's Sergio Quintero during the semi final match         between Ecuador and South Korea at the U20 World Cup soccer in Lublin, Poland on Tuesday.

South Korea's Oh Sehun (left) challenges for the ball with Ecuador's Sergio Quintero during the semi final match between Ecuador and South Korea at the U20 World Cup soccer in Lublin, Poland on Tuesday.

Pogba's remedy for racist abuse is play well not walk off

Pogba's remedy for racist abuse is play well not walk off

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba said the best way to quell racist spectators is to perform well on the pitch not as some suggest walk off if there is racial

Buchanan scores and Canada hold off Cameroon 1-0

Buchanan scores and Canada hold off Cameroon 1-0

AP, Montpellier :Kadeisha Buchanan scored the lone goal at the end of the first half and Canada held on to defeat Cameroon in the Women's World Cup on Monday night.Buchanan

Ramos and Morata on the spot as Spain cruise past Sweden

Ramos and Morata on the spot as Spain cruise past Sweden

Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata both scored penalties as Spain beat Sweden 3-0 on Monday to keep their perfect start to Euro 2020 qualifying intact.Spain struggled to break down a

Hopeful Messi keen to end Argentina title drought

Hopeful Messi keen to end Argentina title drought

AFP, Rio De Janeiro :With Neymar sidelined by an ankle injury, Lionel Messi heads into the Copa America this weekend as the competition's main attraction but one with a desperate

Goal-scorer  Parris puts spring in      England's step

Goal-scorer Parris puts spring in England's step

AFP, France :England coach Phil Neville did not hold back in his praise for Nikita Parris after the forward was named player of the match in her side's 2-1 win

U-16 girls' residential camp in full swing

The residential camp of the Bangladesh U-16 Women's soccer team is going full swing after Eid-ul-Fitr vacation at Bangladesh Football Federation Bhaban.The girls are in the camp preparing for the

Brazil rout Honduras 7-0 in Copa tuneup

Brazil rout Honduras 7-0 in Copa tuneup

AFP, Los Angeles :Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil prepare for a Copa America without Neymar after 10-man Honduras were comprehensively thrashed 7-0 in Porto Alegre on Sunday.The Paris St.Germain superstar will

Upbeat Bangladesh face Laos in second leg of FIFA pre-qualifiers today

Rejuvenated Bangladesh take on Laos in the second leg of FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 joint pre-qualifiers round-1 scheduled to be held today (Tuesday) with both

Portugal defeat Netherlands to win first Nations League title

Portugal defeat Netherlands to win first Nations League title

AFP, Porto :Portugal added the inaugural Nations League title to their Euro 2016 triumph as Goncalo Guedes's strike on the hour won an underwhelming final 1-0 against the Netherlands in

Mexico midfielder Orberlin Pineda (left) midfielder Jonathan dos Santos (center) and Ecuador midfielder Ayrton Preciado            attempt to control the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington on Sunday.

Mexico midfielder Orberlin Pineda (left) midfielder Jonathan dos Santos (center) and Ecuador midfielder Ayrton Preciado attempt to control the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington on Sunday.