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Rampant Sixers crush Riders by 27 runs

Sylhet Office : Staging a great comeback from their shocking 8-wicket defeat against Comilla Victorians after being dismissed for only 68 runs on Tuesday, Sylhet Sixers beat defending champions of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Wednesday at their home- Sylhet International Stadium- by 27 runs. It was Rangpur’s fourth loss in six matches while Sylhet’s second win in five matches. ...

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Newcastle avoids another upset in FA Cup

Photo: Newcastle United’s Callum Roberts, right, scores a goal during the Emirates FA Cup third round replay soccer match at Ewood Park, Blackburn, Tuesday Jan. 15, 2019. Dhaka, Jan 16 : Newcastle advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup on Tuesday, though coach Rafa Benitez doesn’t seem too keen on making a deep run in the competition. By ...

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Victorians win low-scoring affairs against Sixers

Right-arm off spinner Mahedi Hasan scalps four wickets conceding 22 runs against Comilla Victorians in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sylhet International Stadium on Tuesday. Photo: Cpurtesy Sylhet Office : Comilla Victorians earned their third win in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) beating hosts Sylhet Sixers by eight wickets at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The Victorians ...

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Jesus keeps up scoring spree, Man City beats Wolves 3-0

Photo: Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus, left, scores with penalty against Wolverhampton Wanderers during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Manchester, Jan 15 : Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is keeping a close eye on Gabriel Jesus now the young striker’s family are no ...

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Serena Williams cruises into second round of Australian Open

Serena Williams stormed into the Australian Open second round as she began her bid for a 24th Grand Slam title with a win over Tatjana Maria. The 37-year-old American, whose 23rd major win came in Melbourne when she was pregnant two years ago, won 6-0 6-2 in 49 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. Williams holds the most Open Era singles ...

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Madrid striker Karim Benzema injures right hand

Photo: Real Madrid’s Modric, center, celebrates after scoring against Betis during La Liga soccer match between Betis and Real Madrid at the Villamarin stadium in Seville, Spain, Sunday, January 13, 2019. Madrid, Jan 14 : Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema had to be substituted at halftime of Sunday’s Spanish league match at Real Betis after hurting his right hand. Madrid ...

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De Gea’s saves help United beat Tottenham in Premier League

photo: Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley stadium in London, England, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. London, Jan 14 : There were too many saves for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to even remember. Everyone else was certainly counting: Eleven. The most by any ...

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Ozil dropped as Arsenal loses; Liverpool leads by 7 points

Photo: Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette, right, reacts as West Ham’s Declan Rice, 2nd right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium in London, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. London, Jan 13 : Trailing 1-0 in a dreary London derby, what Arsenal manager Unai Emery needed was a ...

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England’s ‘biggest year in a generation’ starts with West Indies test

England begin a 2019 that England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive Tom Harrison believes represents a “once in a generation” opportunity with a West Indies tour that could yet prove uncomfortably awkward.   With both a World Cup — a tournament the England men’s team have never won — and an Ashes on home soil on the horizon, ...

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Without Messi, Barcelona loses to Levante in Copa del Rey

Photo: Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, left, duels for the ball with Levante midfielder Moses, right, during the la Copa del Rey round of 16 first leg soccer match at Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, Thursday Jan. 10, 2019. Madrid, Jan 11 : Barcelona could not overcome the absence of Lionel Messi and other regular starters on Thursday, losing ...

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