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Race 4 Charity is back!

Emdad Rahman: By popular demand Race 4 Charity is back and this year the hugely popular event sees the return of the rowing challenge which is taking place in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK. The organisers at Race 4 Charity are looking for teams of three to take part in the challenge on 29th Sept at the Royal Docks with ...

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Honours even as Sylhet lift District Cup

Emdad Rahman: Sylhet have retained the District Cup after a tense final which went to a penalty shootout. It was a repeat of the 2017 final which saw Sylhet also lose their group opener against fellow finalists Sunamgonj. After a stalemate during normal time Anamul Hoque’s men lost the momentum as Saim Hussain struck the crossbar. Sylhet stopper and man ...

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With new kickoff times, Barcelona opens Champions League

Barcelona helps to usher in a new-look to the Champions League on Tuesday as fans adjust to new staggered kickoff times.   Most matches in the group stage will now begin simultaneously at 2100 GMT, 15 minutes later than in previous seasons. That is to accommodate a couple of games being played in a new earlier slot of 1855 CET ...

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Five things we learned from the Premier League

Both Chelsea and Liverpool maintained their perfect starts to the English top-flight season with wins over Cardiff and Tottenham respectively, while West Ham climbed off the bottom of the table with a 3-1 success away to Everton that gave them a first league victory under manager Manuel Pellegrini.   Here are five things we learned from the Premier League this ...

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Bangabandhu Gold Cup theme song launched

The theme song of Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2018 has been launched to get the fans hyped about the prestigious tournament.   The song titled ‘Ay dole, ay bole’ by Adit featuring Momtaz was launched at a glamorous launching ceremony at the BFF House on Sunday.  Asaduzzaman Noor, Minister for Cultural Affairs, attended the theme song launching ceremony as the chief ...

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Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan bundle Hong Kong out for 116

Pakistan’s mixed pace/spin attack was too hot to handle for an inexperienced Hong Kong team as they were bundled out for a paltry 116 in the Asia Cup match in Dubai on Sunday.   Usman Shinwari (3-19), Hasan Ali (2-19) and Shadab Khan (2-31) wrapped up the Hong Kong innings in 37.1 overs after they won the toss and opted ...

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Chelsea, Liverpool maintain EPL perfection after 5 games

The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League’s most exhilarating and competitive title races.   For the first time since the league’s inception 26 years ago, two teams — Chelsea and Liverpool — have a 100 percent winning record after five matches.  Eden Hazard’s hat trick powered Chelsea to a 4-1 victory over Cardiff on Saturday ...

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Real Madrid drops first points in La Liga in 1-1 draw at Bilbao

Real Madrid dropped its first points in the Spanish league after being held at Athletic Bilbao to 1-1 on Saturday.   Madrid needed Francisco “Isco” Alarcon to come off the bench and score three minutes later in the 64th to salvage a point from the visit to the Basque Country club. Isco slipped into the area unmarked and headed Gareth ...

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Bangladesh win by 137 runs

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 137 runs to win their first match of the Asia Cup. It was an easy win in the end for Bangladesh as they restricted the Islanders to 124 in 35.2 overs.   Mushfiqur anchored the Bangladesh innings from one end and scored his career-best 144. The innings give Bangladesh got a competitive first inning score of ...

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Asia Cup 2018: Bangladesh to face Sri Lanka Saturday

Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, who will kick off the latest edition of the Asia Cup, are grappling with injuries ahead of their game in Dubai on Saturday, 15 September. Overview   Bangladesh v Sri Lanka   Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Asia Cup, Group B   Saturday, 15 September, 3.30pm local, 11.30am GMT   First, the injury updates. For ...

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