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Toronto FC beats Fire 3-0 for 1st home win since May

Toronto, Jul 29 : Jozy Altidore, Jonathan Osorio and Sebastian Giovinco scored in the second half in Toronto FC’s 3-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday night. Defending champion Toronto (6-11-4) won for the first time at home since May 18. Chicago (6-12-5) has lost five straight and is 1-5-3 in its last nine. Altidore opened the scoring in ...

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Qatar’s World Cup bid used “black operations”: UK report

Qatar’s World Cup team used a secret “black operations” propaganda campaign to undermine rival bids in violation of Fifa rules, a British Sunday broadsheet has reported.   The Sunday Times claims whistleblower emails show the bid team paid a PR firm as well as former CIA agents to disseminate “fake propaganda” concerning main rivals Australia and the US during their ...

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8 buses torched in northeastern Brazil

Sao Paulo, Jul 29 : Police in Brazil say eight public buses have been firebombed with Molotov cocktails in the northeastern state of Ceara. The buses were torched Friday night in several neighborhoods of the capital city of Fortaleza. State police said shots were also fired at public buildings. No injuries or deaths were reported. The Ceara public security department ...

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Tamim ton helps Bangladesh beat West Indies 2-1 in ODIs

Opener Tamim Iqbal playing a shot during the third ODI against West Indies at Warner Park, Basseterre in St Kitts on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Photo: Collected Basseterre, Jul 29 : Opener Tamim Iqbal scored another century and Bangladesh successfully defended 301 runs to beat the West Indies by 18 runs and win their one-day international series 2-1 on Saturday. ...

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Bangladesh ‘A’ team leaves for Ireland

Bangladesh ‘A’ team leaves for Ireland. Photo: Collected Dhaka, July 28 : Bangladesh ‘A’ team left home for Ireland on Saturday to play against hosts Irish ‘A’ side in a five-match one-day and a three-match Twenty20 series in Wicklow and Dublin in August. The second string national side cricketers took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 10am by an ...

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Missing Bangladeshi autistic athlete found safe

Dhaka, July 26 : Missing Rezwanul, a member of Bangladesh Special Olympics team, was found safe with his relatives in Akron on Tuesday, reports Chicago Tribune citing police. Rezwanul Haque, 22, went missing on July 19 after leaving the Gold Coast hotel where he was staying, prompting a search that lasted until early Tuesday evening when Akron police located him ...

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Bangladeshi autistic athlete missing in Chicago

Rezwanul Haque, a soccer player from Bangladesh with Autism who disappeared in Chicago before the Special Olympics. Photo: Collected Dhaka, July 24 : Local police are scanning different areas of Chicago city for missing Rezwanul Haque, a member of Bangladesh Special Olympics team, who has autism and does not speak English, reports Chicago Tribune. Rezwanul Haque, 22, who went to ...

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Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup 2018: Teams confirmed

Emdad Rahman: Participating teams (confirmed) for Sunday 26th August . BALAGONJ,  BARLEKHA,  BEANIBAZAR,  BISHWANATH, CHATTAK, DAKSHIN SUNAMGONJ, DAKSHIN SURMA,  DERAI, GOLAPGANJ, HABIGANJ, JAGANNATHPUR, MOULVIBAZAR, NABIGONJ, OSMANI NOGOR,  RAJ NOGAR,  SYLHET SADAR Sonali Othith are once again organising this prestigious event. Chairman Jamal Uddin said, “Once again we greatly look forward to a great football festival of friendship and unity. If anything ...

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Bangladesh opens ODI series with 48-run win over Windies

Georgetown, Jul 23 : Tamim Iqbal scored an unbeaten 130 and shared a 207-run second-wicket stand with Shakib Al Hasan to guide Bangladesh to a tour-reviving 48-run win over the West Indies in the first limited-overs international. After winning the toss and electing to bat and losing a wicket in the second over, Bangladesh recovered to post 279 for four ...

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Bappy sends Scintilla home happy

    By Emdad Rahman   Mohammad Badrul Alam Chowdhury (Bappy) smashed 92 and took 2 crucial wickets as Scintilla stormed a comeback to take the points against Hawks CC.   Scintilla were 70-6 when Chowdhury stepped up to the crease after Orett Hoilett had ripped through the home team top order. His gargantuan effort sent his team into tea ...

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