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Indonesia prepare to host 18th Asian Games

Indonesia prepare to host 18th Asian Games

Indonesia, a country of volcanic islands, is well prepared to host the 18th Asian Games to be held in two cities Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2.Indonesia

Tokyo christens futuristic 2020 Olympic mascots

Tokyo christens futuristic 2020 Olympic mascots

AFP, Tokyo :Japanese organisers formally introduced their doe-eyed 2020 Olympic mascots to the world on Sunday, christening them with superhero names that could provide a tongue-twisting challenge to some.The blue-checked

Munguia dominates Smith to retain WBO title

AFP, Los Angeles :Mexican WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia remained unbeaten with a unanimous decision victory over England's Liam Smith in a 12-round title fight on Saturday night.The 21-year-old

Unified Sports Festival today

The Special Olympics Bangladesh (SOB) will arrange a daylong Unified Sports Festival in the city today (Monday) as part of global programme on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of

Cute Premier Handball League results

Sports Reporter :Arambagh Krira Sangha defeated Menjis Krira Chakra by 35-14 goals in the day's first match of the Cute Premier Handball League at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali

Korea Open: Table Tennis players win first joint Korea gold for 27 years

A table tennis mixed doubles pairing with one player from North Korea and one from South Korea has become the first inter-Korea sports team to win a gold medal for

Alize Cornet defeats Mandy Minella in Gstaad to win Swiss Open title

Alize Cornet secured a sixth career singles title with a straight sets victory over Mandy Minella in the final of the Swiss Open at Gstaad.The French no. 1 seed came

Roma owner James Pallotta gets 3-month Uefa match ban

Roma owner James Pallotta has been banned from attending any Uefa game for three months - and his club fined 19,000 euros (£17,025) - after their Champions League defeat by

Bangladesh champs of 1st SA Vovinam

Bangladesh champs of 1st SA Vovinam

Sports Reporter :Bangladesh Vovinam team emerged as the champions of the 1st Sheikh Kamal South Asian (SA) Vovinam Championship at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium in the city's Mirpur on

Kabaddi coaches' (women) training course concludes

Sports Reporter :The seven-day long kabaddi coaches' (women) training course concluded at the Sultana Kamal Women's Sports Complex in the city's Dhanmodi on Saturday.Bangladesh Women Sports Federation arranged the coaching

Premier Division Handball League begins

Premier Division Handball League begins

Three matches of the Cute Premier Division Handball League were decided on the opening day (Saturday) at Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali Handball Stadium in the city.On the opening day's

A participant of the talent hunt programme of archerers in action at the Bir Shreshtha Nur Mohammad Stadium in Narail on Saturday. Bangladesh Archery Federation has arranged the programme, while City Group has sponsored the programme.

A participant of the talent hunt programme of archerers in action at the Bir Shreshtha Nur Mohammad Stadium in Narail on Saturday. Bangladesh Archery Federation has arranged the programme, while City Group has sponsored the programme.

Noah Lyles from the US celebrates after winning the men's 200m race during the IAAF Diamond League Athletics meeting at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on Friday.

Noah Lyles from the US celebrates after winning the men's 200m race during the IAAF Diamond League Athletics meeting at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on Friday.

Warner sets World Cup goal after first home hit-out

AFP, Darwin :Banished opening batsman David Warner says he is looking to be part of Australia's World Cup defence in England next year after his first hit-out at home on

Manny Machado makes an impact in Dodgers debut

AFP, Milwaukee :Manny Machado made a splash in his Los Angeles debut on Friday with a multi-hit game as the Dodgers defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 at Miller Park.Machado, who

Sloane Stephens of the United States, returns to opponent Madison Keys, also of the United States during an exhibition match at the International Hall of Fame's center court on Friday.

Sloane Stephens of the United States, returns to opponent Madison Keys, also of the United States during an exhibition match at the International Hall of Fame's center court on Friday.

Bangladesh 'A' to face Lanka 'A' in last one-day today

Bangladesh 'A' team to play the 3rd and last series deciding one-day match against touring Sri Lanka 'A' team today (Sunday) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.The 2nd string Bangladesh team

After Wimbledon, real tennis cuts to the chase

As the dust settles at Wimbledon, the real tennis action is under way: the world's best players of the original sport are duelling it out at the game's spiritual home.Real

Fiji, New Zealand impress as Aussies crash out at Sevens World Cup

AFP, San Francisco :Defending champions New Zealand and Olympic gold medallists Fiji launched their World Cup Sevens campaigns with comfortable victories here Friday as Australia crashed out.  New Zealand, bidding

Guardiola wants Man City stars rested and ready

Guardiola wants Man City stars rested and ready

AFP, Chicago :Pep Guardiola fears his preparations for Manchester City's Premier League title defence have been affected by the World Cup.Guardiola has travelled to the United States for games

BD A team aim to wrap up series

BSS, Dhaka :Bangladesh A aim to wrap up series as they face Sri Lanka A team in the third and final unofficial ODI of the series schedule to be

Progoti Boys face Quantum Method in opener today

Sports Reporter :Narinda Progoti Boys Club will face Quantum Method in the opening match of the Cute Premier Handball League at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball

SA Vovinam Championship gets underway

SA Vovinam Championship gets underway

Sports Reporter :The Sheikh Kamal 1st South Asian (SA) Vovinam Championship got underway on Friday at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium in the city's Mirpur.Minister for Information Hasanul Haq

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers unveil ticket prices

AFP, Tokyo :Tokyo Olympic organisers on Friday unveiled ticket prices for the 2020 Games ranging from 2020 yen ($18) up to $2,760, largely in line with prices at the

Wimbledon champion Kerber to defend Sydney title

AFP, Sydney :Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber will defend her Sydney International title in January in preparation for next year's Australian Open, organisers said Friday.The German climbed to No.4 in

England playing first Ireland test before Ashes in 2019

England's first cricket test against Ireland is scheduled for four days at Lord's before the Ashes next year.The England-Ireland test is scheduled for July 24-27, 2019. Ireland made its

Minnesota United forward Christian Ramirez (21) is congratulated by teammate Alexi Gomez (32) after his goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the New England Revolution in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

Minnesota United forward Christian Ramirez (21) is congratulated by teammate Alexi Gomez (32) after his goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the New England Revolution in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

Hazard and Courtois futures in board's hands, says Sarri

The futures of star Belgian duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois can be decided by the Chelsea board said the club's new manager Maurizio Sarri on Wednesday.The 59-year-old Italian speaking

IOC adds 7 medal events to 2022 Beijing Winter Games program

AP, Lausanne :Planning for its next three Olympic Games on Wednesday, the IOC added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, published a 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule with

Miami voters will have say on Beckham MLS stadium plan

AFP, Miami :Miami voters will have their say in November on David Beckham's latest plan for a Major League Soccer stadium development in the city, after a vote by city