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Top seeds Halep, Pliskova into last eight in Rome

Top seeds Halep, Pliskova into last eight in Rome

AFP, Rome :Simona Halep and defending women's champion Karolina Pliskova both eased into the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Friday.Top seed Halep rallied from 3-0 down in the

Mohammadpur Taekwondo Club emerge champions

Mohammadpur Taekwondo Club clinched the title of the 1st Mujib Borsho Bangladesh Taekwondo Online Club Poomsae Championship that concluded on Saturday. Mohammadpur Taekwondo Club won twenty four medals including

Bartomeu to face vote of no- confidence from Barcelona members

Bartomeu to face vote of no- confidence from Barcelona members

AFP, Madrid  :Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is set to face a vote of no-confidence after a petition to remove him gained the required number of signatures from members

US Open champion Osaka withdraws from French Open with injury AFP, Los Angeles

US Open champion Osaka withdraws from French Open with injury AFP, Los Angeles

Freshly crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka pulled out of the French Open with a sore hamstring on Thursday, in a fresh blow to the coronavirus-hit Grand Slam, which

BHF should sit with coach, manager before taking decision: Mamun

Sports Reporter :Coach of Bangladesh Under-21 Hockey team Mamunur Rashid said, "Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) should sit with the coach and manager before taking decision with the team." Mamunur

Mujib Borsho Taekwondo Poomsae Championship begins

The first Mujib Borsho Bangladesh Taekwondo Online Club Poomsae Championship began on Friday marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangladesh Taekwondo Federation

11-year-old boy`s dream comes true after meeting hero Mushfiqur Rahim

11-year-old boy`s dream comes true after meeting hero Mushfiqur Rahim

Sports Reporter :11-year-old Sheikh Yaamin Sinan played cricket with his mother at Paltan Ground on last Friday. Then the photographers of different newspapers and website took that photograph. After

Lucky to have sports friendly PM: Russell

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell, MP, on Tuesday said they are lucky for having such a sports friendly Prime Minister, who always cooperates with the helpless

Clinical Chelsea sink Brighton to make winning start

Clinical Chelsea sink Brighton to make winning start

Chelsea got their Premier League campaign on track after 20-year-old right back Reece James helped them to a 3-1 win at Brighton & Hove Albion with a spectacular goal on

Nishikori reaches second round at Italian Open

Nishikori reaches second round at Italian Open

Xinhua, Rome :Kei Nishikori of Japan secured his first win of the season as he labored to beat Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach the second round at

Bellingham scores as Dortmund beat Duisburg

AFP, Berlin :Seventeen-year-old Jude Bellingham scored on his debut for Borussia Dortmund in a 5-0 victory over third division Duisburg in the first round of the German Cup on Monday.Bellingham,

Tour de France peloton gets Covid-19 all-clear

AFP, France :Tour de France organisers were in exultant mood Tuesday when announcing that all of their cyclists were negative for Covid-19 in the final round of tests.With six days

Osaka makes top three, Azarenka returns to top 15 in rankings

Osaka makes top three, Azarenka returns to top 15 in rankings

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka has climbed six spots to third in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday while Victoria Azarenka's career revival gathered traction as the Flushing Meadows

Andy Murray given wildcard for Roland Garros

Andy Murray given wildcard for Roland Garros

Britain's former world number one Andy Murray has been given a wildcard to the main draw of this month's French Open.The 33-year-old Scot, currently ranked 110, required hip resurfacing surgery

Thiem beats Zverev to win US Open for first Grand Slam title

Thiem beats Zverev to win US Open for first Grand Slam title

AFP, New York :Dominic Thiem produced a historic comeback to beat Alexander Zverev in a nervy five-setter and win the US Open on Sunday for his first Grand Slam title.The

Japan celebrates Naomi Osaka; Sponsors cautious about activism

Japan celebrates Naomi Osaka; Sponsors cautious about activism

Japan is celebrating Naomi Osaka's victory at the U.S. Open, especially her array of corporate sponsors.But like much of Japan, they are more muted in backing _ or understanding _

Archer stars as England fight back to beat Australia

AFP, Manchester :Jofra Archer starred as world champions England staged a stunning fightback to beat Australia by 24 runs in the second one-day international at Old Trafford on Sunday.Australia, cruising

TV rights trial of PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke opens

TV rights trial of PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke opens

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke went on trial in Switzerland on Monday accused of corruption in the attribution of World Cup TV rights.Al-Khelaifi,

Lee Mi-rim wins ANA Inspiration in playoff

Lee Mi-rim wins ANA Inspiration in playoff

AFP, Los Angeles :Lee Mi-rim won the ANA Inspiration in stunning style Sunday, chipping in for eagle at the 72nd hole and beating Brooke Henderson and Nelly Korda with a

47 candidates in BFF election

Sports Reporter :A total of 47 candidates have been taking part for the 21 posts in the election of the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF). A number

Osaka beats Azarenka to win US Open and third Grand Slam

Osaka beats Azarenka to win US Open and third Grand Slam

AFP, New York :Japan's Naomi Osaka came from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the US Open on Saturday and clinched her third Grand

Granada, Osasuna win on La Liga opening day

The opening day of La Liga's 2020-21 season on Saturday saw wins for Granada and Osasuna in their games against Athletic Club and Cadiz in a weekend where Real

Dominic Thiem faces Alexander Zverev in final today

Agency :For two full sets, Alexander Zverev was confused and listless, his body language as poor as his winner-to-error ratio against Pablo Carreno Busta in the U.S. Open semifinals

Neymar cleared of coronavirus and back in training

Agency :Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar on Friday declared that he was "super happy" to return to training which implied that he has recovered from coronavirus and moved out of

Badal Roy applies for withdraw nomination paper

Badal Roy applies for withdraw nomination paper

Sports Reporter :Badal Roy applied for withdraw his nomination paper from the post of President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Saturday.Earlier, Badal Roy submitted his nomination paper for

First-time duo take US Open doubles crown

First-time duo take US Open doubles crown

AFP, New York  :First-time doubles duo Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva won the US Open women's doubles on Friday, defeating China's Xu Yifan and Nicole Melichar of the United

Indonesia withdraws from 2020 Thomas and Uber Cup

Indonesia has pulled out of the prestigious Thomas and Uber Cups out of concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, badminton officials confirmed Saturday. The Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) said

Bangladesh Ansar champs in Nat'l Women's Baseball

Bangladesh Ansar champs in Nat'l Women's Baseball

Sports Reporter :Bangladesh Ansar became champions in the 4th Walton National Women's Baseball Competition defeating Bangladesh Police by 17-10 points in a hard-fought final at the Paltan Ground, which

Azarenka ousts Serena, books Osaka US Open final clash

Azarenka ousts Serena, books Osaka US Open final clash

Agency :Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus rallied to beat 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams of the United States in the US Open on Thursday to

BCB expresses deep shock at the death of Hussain Imam

BCB expresses deep shock at the death of Hussain Imam

Sports Reporter :The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) expressed deep sadness at the death of its Head of Security Major Md. Hussain Imam (Retd). Major Imam breathed his last at