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British High Commissioner welcomes the England Disability Cricket Team

Today British High Commissioner Robert W Gibson CMG welcomed  the England Disability cricket team to his Residence. The team arrived in Bangladesh on 28 August to participate in the first multinational Physical Disability cricket tournament, which will take place between (2-10) September, 2015. The High Commissioner wished the teams the best of luck for the tournament. He said: “I am ...

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Ashraful ton steers Scintilla home

Emdad Rahman Ashraful Islam scored 105 as Scintilla CC stormed back to beat rivals Redbridge. Redbridge won the toss and chose to bat first. On a good batting pitch at Parmiters Sports Ground the home side reached 263/8 after 45 overs. Imran was in sensational form and blew the Scintilla pace attack open to reach 120. His team mate Haroon ...

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World Cup hosts Qatar set sights on Pakistan Super League

Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar is poised to move into the lucrative international Twenty20 cricket market as the venue for the inaugural Pakistan Super League, officials said Tuesday. The head of the Qatar Cricket Association, Gul Khan said there was a “70 per cent” chance Doha would host the tournament, to be played in February 2016, following three days ...

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Federer wins 7th Cincy title, Serena gets her 2nd

Roger Federer jutted his right index finger toward the summer-blue sky to celebrate his latest Cincinnati title. He would have needed both hands to count all of them. Might as well just rename it the Federer Open. Or maybe subtitle it the Djokovic Heartbreak. Federer remained perfect in Cincinnati finals, winning an unprecedented seventh championship on Sunday while denying Novak ...

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Kumar Sangakkara could have been even bigger and better, says father

Kumar Sangakkara touched almost every cricketing high in an international career spanning 15 years. Father Kshema Sangakkara though mentored his cricket from an early age and feels there was still room for perfection. Cheered, celebrated and commemorated for being a champion cricketer, Kumar Sangakkara has been a leading face of international cricket for a decade and half. There is not ...

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Greg Rutherford wins World Championships long jump gold

Britain’s Greg Rutherford once again proved his peerless championship credentials as he added world gold to his Olympic, European and Commonwealth titles. Rutherford wins stunning world gold Only four other Britons – Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Jonathan Edwards – have ever held all four titles at the same time, but Rutherford deserves that illustrious company after another ...

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National Football team leaves for KL en route to Australia

The Bangladesh National Football team left Dhaka for Malaysia Wednesday en-route to Perth to play in the FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers/AFC Cup Qualifiers in a hope to display their ever-best performance against Asian champions Australia on September 3. Before depart for Perth on Sunday (Aug 30), Bangladesh team will play a FIFA International Friendly match against Malaysian National team ...

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Exclusive Breastfeeding : Breastfeeding by working mother

Exclusive breastfeeding is a right of the child. The benefits of exclusive breastfeeding are enormous not only to the baby, but also in many other ways to the family and nation. Seema, a mother of 2 month old boy lives at Kamrangirchar slum and works at a garments factory. When she was asked about exclusive breastfeeding, she smiled and said, ...

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Bianibazar Sports Club UK organises Badminton tournament in Redbridge

UK living Bianibazar businessmen and sports enthusiasts recently formed a sports organisation called Bianibazar Sports Clubs UK.  On 16th August, this club organised a dual badminton tournament in Redbridge Leisure Centre.  Abid-Jenath duo won the tournament on that day and became champion where Emdad-Dowel duo became the runners-up. General Secretary Fakhrul Islam conducted the daylong event.  Chairman of the organisation ...

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Gerard Pique and Barcelona struggle vs. Athletic in Spanish Super Cup loss

Athletic Bilbao won the Spanish Supercopa after beating Barcelona by an aggregate score of 5-1 and containing the Catalans to a 1-1 draw in the second leg at the Camp Nou. Lionel Messi scored the only goal for the Blaugrana, who enjoyed 69 percent of possession, created 17 goalscoring chances and attempted 10 shots, with four on target and one ...

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