Home / Sports (page 128)

Sports

Hawks trapped as Scintilla take

Emdad Rahman : Scintilla CC were in no mood to take prisoners as Hawks were skittled out 140/10 from 36 overs at the Jubilee Sports Ground. Top scorers for Hawks were Siddique 28, and Osman 24. Captain Shaha Riadh and Ayaz Karim took 3 wickets each. Rifat Mahmud took 2 with one apiece for Morshed and Foysal. Scintilla reached 141/2 ...

Read More »

Foxes have faith as Leicestershire CCC launch multi-faith area

Emdad Rahman :  With the start of the NatWest T20 Blast campaign looming, Leicestershire County Cricket Club is set kickstart a groundbreaking new initiative in visitor services with the launch of a multi-faith area for visiting fans. The multi-faith area will be available for visitors use from the first NatWest T20 Blast home game against Northants Steelbacks on Friday, May 20, 2016. Leicestershire ...

Read More »

Sonali Othith Masters reaches halfway point

Emdad Rahman : An exquisite back heel from Soleman Hussain in the third weeks first game gave Dawatul Islam the lead but his team conceded two in the last two minutes to lose 3-1 to favourites Poplar, who followed up with another dramatic late win against CAG to round off an unbeaten night. Poplar reserved special praise for opposing player ...

Read More »

Claudio Ranieri: Leicester boss named manager of the year

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri has been named manager of the year by the League Managers’ Association. The 64-year-old Italian was honoured after leading the Foxes to their maiden top-flight title in his first season with the club. Ranieri also received the Premier League accolade, with Brighton’s Chris Hughton taking the Championship award. Wigan’s Gary Caldwell and Northampton’s Chris Wilder took ...

Read More »

FIFA appoints UN official as 1st female secy general

FIFA broke new ground by appointing a Senegalese United Nations official as its first female and first non-European secretary general on Friday. Fatma Samoura has no experience working in sports but FIFA President Gianni Infantino hopes that will help it try to regain the trust and credibility of the world. “We want to embrace diversity and we believe in gender ...

Read More »

Dravid, Jayawardene in ICC cricket committee

Rahul Dravid, the former India captain, and Mahela Jayawardene, the former Sri Lanka captain, have been appointed to ICC cricket committee for the next three years. Former India captain Anil Kumble was re-elected the chairman of the committee for another three-year term and Richard Kettleborough replaced the retired Steve Davis as the umpires’ representative. Kettleborough has won the ICC’s Umpire-of-the-Year ...

Read More »

50 wickets up for Mustafizur in T20 cricket

The 20-year-old lanky pacer from Satkhira and Bangladesh’s bowling wonder Mustafizur Rahman picked up his 50th wicket in T20 cricket when he dismissed Murali Vijay for six in the 46th match of the ongoing Indian Premier League on May 15, 2016 at Mohali, Chandigarh. Before the match against Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s magnificent recruit Mustafizur had featured in 34 ...

Read More »

Rio 2016: Up to 31 athletes could be banned after Beijing retests

The Rio Games begin on 5 August and run until 21 August Up to 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing at the Rio Games, Olympic chiefs have said. The announcement comes after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) retested 454 selected doping samples from the 2008 Games in Beijing. The IOC said the retests were conducted using ...

Read More »

There wasn’t much we could have done: Shakib Al Hasan

When Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are on song, there’s not much the opposition can do. And if Chris Gayle joins the party, the captain at the other end runs out of options pretty quickly. Gautam Gambhir and Kolkata Knight Riders learnt that when Royal Challengers Bangalore handed them a nine-wicket thrashing at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on ...

Read More »

Suarez hat-trick clinches La Liga title

Barcelona have protected their Liga title after a hat-trick from Luis Suarez secured a 3-0 victory over Granada on Saturday. Real Madrid’s victory away to Deportivo La Coruna was not enough as Barca sealed a comfortable victory to achieve a final points tally of 91 – one more than their fierce rivals – and claim a 24th top-flight crown, GOAL ...

Read More »