Sports articles

Shakib Return to Cricket After Sept 15

Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday commuted the suspension imposed on all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for breach of national player contract to two and a half months from six. Meanwhile, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will lead the Bangladesh team in the Asian Games T20 cricket in the absence of regular captain Mushfiqur Rahim, who will

Bangladeshi Shooter Baki Wins Silver at Commonwealth Games

Bangladeshi shooter Abdullah Hel Baki has lost to India’s Abhinav Bindra to finish with silver in the 10-metre Air Rifle event in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow in Scotland. Bindra scored 205.3 to win the gold, while Baki scored 202.1. Daniel Rivers of England settled for bronze at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre on Friday.

Germany on Top of Fifa Ranking

Germany’s World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, Fifa announced. The 1-0 victory in the final has taken them up one place to top spot, ahead of their opponents in the Brazil final, Argentina, who rise three to second. The Netherlands

Neymar Cheers On Messi as Argentina, Germany Prepare

Crocked Brazilian star Neymar declared on Thursday he wants Lionel Messi to lead fierce rivals Argentina to victory over Germany as the countdown to the FIFA World Cup Final™ began. Neymar, who missed Brazil’s 7-1 humiliation against Germany through injury, told a press conference he wanted Messi and Argentina to win the title. “Messi’s history

Germany Beat Algeria To Set Up Quarterfinal Clash vs France

Three-time champion Germany, which has now advanced past the second round at nine consecutive World Cups, will next face 1998 winner France on Friday at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. With the temperature a chilly 14 degrees Celsius (57 degrees Fahrenheit) and a light rain falling at times, the pace was high at

Argentina, Nigeria Make History With Quick Goals

While Neymar has been grabbing headlines as homeside Brazil cruised through to the Round of 16, Lionel Messi has been making sure his name is not forgotten. Having scored both of Argentina’s winning goals through two matches, La Albiceleste’s No. 10 got his side off to a quick start against Nigeriaon Wednesday in the third

Bangladesh Cricket Board Announced 15-Man Squad For ODI vs India

The Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 15-man national squad for the three-match Sahara Cup ODI series against India. The Indian side arrives in Dhaka on June 13 and the day-night games are scheduled at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur on June 15, 17 and 19 June. Batsman Mohammed Mithun and 19-year-old pace bowler Taskin

Messi – Most Valuable Player Till Now

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi remains the world’s most valuable footballer, even though his crown slipped this season, a market study showed on Wednesday. In its annual report on the player market, the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory put Messi’s value at 216 million euros ($294 million). Even though Messi’s lower performance levels slashed 19

Coca-Cola Continues Their World Cup Campaign in Bangladesh

Taking football fever to another level, Coca-Cola Bangladesh has launched a special Campaign for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Coca-Cola that brought the spectacular, authentic, solid gold FIFA World Cup Trophy to Bangladesh in December 2013, is all set to bring football fans across the country with another fabulous footballing experience. Through this

Bangladesh A Team to Fly For West Indies

Bangladesh A team will fly for the West Indies tonight on a 25-day tour of Caribbean In-lands to play two four-day, three one-day and two T20 matches. All the matches will be played against High Performance Centre of the West Indies. National team all-rounder Nasir Hossain will lead the second string Bangladesh team while another