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Liverpool European Cup legends hit the town

Emdad Rahman : A compendium of star faces took part in a special meet and greet with football fans as the 5 Times Official Liverpool Legends Euro Winners was held  at the Liverpool Hilton. The event included a meet and greet with the legends, autographs, photos and show, which was followed by post event entertainment by Marc Kenny. Former Liverpool ...

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Liverpool European Cup legends hit the town

Emdad Rahman : A compendium of star faces took part in a special meet and greet with football fans as the 5 Times Official Liverpool Legends Euro Winners was held  at the Liverpool Hilton. The event included a meet and greet with the legends, autographs, photos and show, which was followed by post event entertainment by Marc Kenny. Former Liverpool ...

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Second married couple to play test cricket

They were team-mates at the Under-10 level, battling for the wicketkeeping gloves. One kept the gloves, and became Australia’s No. 1 keeper. The other turned to fast bowling and eventually took the new ball for Australia. On Friday, Alyssa Healy and Mitchell Starc were married at an undisclosed waterfront location in Sydney, and were quick to coin the hashtag #stealy, ...

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Messi reaches 500-goal milestone

Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal when he netted for Barcelona against Valencia in La Liga action on Sunday, reports BBC. Messi, already the leading scorer of all time for both Barcelona and La Liga, bagged his 500th goal in 633 appearances. The forward now has 450 goals in 526 games with Barcelona and 50 in 107 games for ...

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‘Back home after the IPL, I want to buy myself a new motorbike’: Mustafizur

Sunrisers Hyderabad had a forgettable start to their Indian Premier League-9 campaign after Royal Challengers Bangalore slammed 227-4 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. RCB’s Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers may have toyed with the bowlers at will, but one SRH bowler still managed to command respect from the lot — Mustafizur Rahman. The Bangladeshi left-arm seamer, who ...

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Nadal claims Monte Carlo Masters title

Rafael Nadal claimed his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title, his first ATP crown since July 2014, as the Spaniard defeated Frenchman Gael Monfils in Sunday’s final by three sets. It has taken Nadal four years to wait for crowning in the Principality and almost two years for an ATP 1000 Masters title, Xinhua news agency reported. Nadal, who won in ...

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PCB wants Inzamam as chief selector

 Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq is likely to be appointed chief selector of Pakistan, after the PCB requested the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) to release him from his role as Afghanistan head coach. If appointed, this will be Inzamam’s first appointment as selector at any level. The move came after Waqar Younis, who recently resigned as Pakistan’s head coach, argued in ...

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Serena, Djokovic win Laureus awards

Tennis players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named the sportsman and woman of the year at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards, reports BBC. The awards honour the most notable sporting figures and their achievements of the previous year. Serbia’s Djokovic, 28, reached all four Grand Slam finals last year, winning three of them, while American Williams, 34, also ...

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BCB turns down Shahadat’s appeal

 The Bangladesh Cricket Board’s disciplinary committee has turned down Shahadat Hossain’s appeal to play in this season’s Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, reports the ESPNcricinfo. Shahadat was temporarily suspended by the BCB in September 2015 after the Dhaka police registered a case against him and his wife on charges of assaulting their housemaid under the Women and Children Repression Prevention ...

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Warner leads Hyderabad to stunning win

Leading from the front, skipper David Warner smashed an unbeaten 90 to single-handedly steer Sunrisers Hyderabad to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Monday. Batting first, Mumbai lost wickets at regular intervals and could manage only 142/6 in 20 overs. Ambati Rayudu (54) was ...

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