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Fans of Maradona wailing in Argentina on Wednesday after death of Diego Maradona.

Fans of Maradona wailing in Argentina on Wednesday after death of Diego Maradona.

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Naples mayor wants stadium renamed for Maradona

AFP, Naples :The mayor of Naples proposed on Wednesday that the Stadio San Paolo be renamed in honour of the city's beloved Argentine footballer, Diego Maradona."Let's name the San

Liu Weishan of China serves during the women's singles battle one of elimination match against Suh Hyowon of South Korea at World Table Tennis (WTT) Macao 2020 Tournament in Macao, south China on Wednesday.

Liu Weishan of China serves during the women's singles battle one of elimination match against Suh Hyowon of South Korea at World Table Tennis (WTT) Macao 2020 Tournament in Macao, south China on Wednesday.

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Giroud winner puts Chelsea in CL knockout stages

Agency :Striker Olivier Giroud scored a dramatic last-minute winner as Chelsea booked their place in the Champions League (CL) last 16 with a 2-1 victory over Stade Rennais at

'No room for abuse' in Australia-India series: Langer

'No room for abuse' in Australia-India series: Langer

AFP, Sydney :Verbal abuse won't be tolerated during the series with fierce rivals India, Australia coach Justin Langer said Wednesday, promising his team had moved on from their days

Bach encourages athletes to get ready for Tokyo Olympics

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has encouraged athletes from around the world to get ready for the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games. In a video filmed at the

Murray backs compulsory vaccine programme for tennis tournaments

Murray backs compulsory vaccine programme for tennis tournaments

AFP, London :Andy Murray said Tuesday that tennis players should be required to have a coronavirus vaccination before they are allowed to take part in tournaments.With the 2021 tennis

36th National Junior Athletics begins from Friday

The 36th National Junior (age group) Athletics competition will begin from Friday (November 27) at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the city on occasion of birth centenary of Father of the

Shanghai beat Guangdong 3-1 in Chinese Women's Volleyball League

Shanghai beat Guangdong 3-1 in Chinese Women's Volleyball League

Shanghai pocketed its eighth win this season after beating Guangdong 3-1 to place second in the Chinese Women's Volleyball League on Monday.After a brief lead, Guangdong failed to stop Shanghai's

Best case for Olympics is with venues full of spectators: Koike

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday the best case scenario for the Summer Olympics next year is to have venues full of spectators, as organisers debate how to plan

Diamond League to start in Morocco on May 23

AFP, Paris :The calendar of elite Diamond League meetings for the Olympic year of 2021 was released on Monday with the season starting in Rabat, Morocco on May 23 and

Fans to return to UK's stadiums, but four EPL giants may miss out

Sports fans in England are to be allowed back into stadiums after being locked for months because of Covid-19, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday.But for four of the

'Humble' Warner says he won't respond to India taunts

AFP, Sydney :Australian opener David Warner vowed Monday to keep his temper in check during the upcoming series against India, predicting Virat Kohli's men will try to wind him

Booters training going on in Doha

BSS, Dhaka :The Bangladesh national football team has completed their second field training session on Monday morning at Al Aziziyah Boutique (Super Club, Pitch-2), in Doha, according to a

Medvedev beats Thiem to win ATP Finals title

Daniil Medvedev came from behind to beat US Open champion Dominic Thiem in a gripping encounter and win the biggest title of his career at the ATP Finals in

Ronaldo double lifts Juventus into second place

Agency :Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half double allowed Juventus to climb to second in the Serie A standings with a 2-0 win over Cagliari at Juventus Stadium on Saturday.After a relatively

The participants of the exhibition football match with national flag and the guests pose for a photo session at Chakmirpur High School ground in Daulatpur upazila, Manikganj district on Friday.

The participants of the exhibition football match with national flag and the guests pose for a photo session at Chakmirpur High School ground in Daulatpur upazila, Manikganj district on Friday.

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Dortmund's Haaland wins 2020 Golden Boy award

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has won the 2020 Golden Boy award after an impressive start at the Bundesliga club, Italian newspaper Tuttosport announced on Saturday. Haaland beat Barcelona

Djokovic reaches ATP Finals semis, Nadal showdown still on

Djokovic reaches ATP Finals semis, Nadal showdown still on

Agency :London's farewell edition of the ATP Finals could still have its dream climax after world number one Novak Djokovic beat Alexander Zverev 6-3, 7-6(4) to seal a last-four

Emblem, slogan, mascot unveiled for Shantou 2021 Asian Youth Games

Emblem, slogan, mascot unveiled for Shantou 2021 Asian Youth Games

Agency :The emblem, slogan and mascot for the 2021 Asian Youth Games in Shantou were unveiled on Saturday.The emblem is based on the classic red-headed boat in Shantou, according

Kim goes one clear at Pelican Championship

Kim goes one clear at Pelican Championship

AFP, Miami :Kim Sei-young fired a five-under-par 65 to take a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Tour's Pelican Women's Championship in Florida on Friday.The 27-year-old

Decision about Russia’s participation in Olympics by year end: WADA President

Decision about Russia’s participation in Olympics by year end: WADA President

Agency :The President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Witold Banka criticized the "Rodchenkov Act" law, which was passed by the U.S. Senate, in a Friday interview for Polish

Members of Young Lawyers Cricket Club (YLCC) pose for a photo session in the Bangladesh Supreme Court’s Tarun Chattar on Friday. YLCC took part in the inaugural match of the Supreme Court Premier League.

Members of Young Lawyers Cricket Club (YLCC) pose for a photo session in the Bangladesh Supreme Court’s Tarun Chattar on Friday. YLCC took part in the inaugural match of the Supreme Court Premier League.

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Woods to play with Charlie in father-son tournament

AFP, Los Angeles  :Tiger Woods and 11-year-old Charlie will team-up in the father-son PNC Championship in December, the golf superstar confirmed this week."I can't tell you how excited I

Robiul Islam earns silver in Singapore Online Shooting

Robiul Islam earns silver in Singapore Online Shooting

Sports Reporter :Robiul Islam of Bangladesh earned silver medal in the Men's 10 Metre Air Rifle event of the Singapore Open Online Shooting Championship on Friday. His compatriot Abdullah

Nadal reaches semifinals at ATP Finals after beating Tsitsipas

Nadal reaches semifinals at ATP Finals after beating Tsitsipas

Agency :World number two Nadal ousted defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 4-6 and 6-2 to reach the semifinals at the ATP Finals here on Thursday.Nadal edged the Greek in

Pulisic remains out with 'problematic' injury

Christian Pulisic remains out injured for Chelsea, Frank Lampard has confirmed. Pulisic, 22, will not play against Newcastle United on Saturday (watch live, 7:30am ET on Peacock Premium) as

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat handing over the trophy to the Base Bir Sreshtho Matiur Rahman, which emerged the champions in the Athletics Competition of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) at the BAF Base Bangabandhu on Thursday.

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat handing over the trophy to the Base Bir Sreshtho Matiur Rahman, which emerged the champions in the Athletics Competition of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) at the BAF Base Bangabandhu on Thursday.

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Osaka's personal apparel collection underscores star power

Osaka's personal apparel collection underscores star power

Agency :As the world's highest paid sportswoman and a three-time Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka is no stranger to the spotlight, but ahead of the release of her personalized

Qatar hotels fighting to survive until 2022 WC

AFP, Doha  :Qatar has marketed its opulent skyscraper hotels as jewels in its World Cup 2022 crown but coronavirus curbs and a glut in new properties are jeopardising the