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Winless run extends for LaLiga champions

Lionel Messi scored a brilliant equaliser as Barcelona’s winless run in LaLiga stretched to four matches following a 1-1 draw at Valencia.   Ezequiel Garay capitalised on terrible marking to convert a corner in the second minute, but Valencia were unable to make the most of their early dominance at Mestalla on Sunday.  Messi levelled midway through the first half ...

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Bangladesh clinch SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship title

Bangladesh clinched the six-nation maiden SAFF U-18 Women’s crown with all-win record beating Nepal by 1-0 goal in the final at the floodlit Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan on Sunday.   This was the 2nd consecutive victory for Bangladesh team against Nepal in the ongoing SAFF Championship after beating the Himalayan nation by 2-1 goals in group match.   Masura ...

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Brighton brings West Ham back to earth 1-0 in EPL

Brighton, Oct 6 : Glenn Murray’s 99th goal for Brighton helped them beat West Ham 1-0 and rise above the visitors in the English Premier League standings on Friday. Brighton’s first clean sheet of the season put it up to 12th. West Ham dropped to 15th, and could yet go lower by the end of the weekend after falling into ...

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BB Gold Cup: Philippines deny host Bangladesh 1-0

Photo: Bangladesh captain Topu Barman is taking a stunning attempt during the match against Philippine in their Group B match of the 5th Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament entertaining around 25 thousand local crowds at Sylhet District Stadium on October 5. Sylhet Office : Bangladesh conceded a 1-0 goal defeat against visiting Philippines in their Group B second match ...

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Women’s T20Is: Pakistan settle series win vs Bangladesh 2-0

Bangladesh loss 3rd game by seven wickets Dhaka, Oct 5 : Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team set the four-match T20I series victory against host Bangladesh 2-0 as they got a seven-wicket win in the third game at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Friday. With the day’s results, Pakistan registered the second successive win in the series, having ...

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Bangladesh restrict India to 112 in U-19 Asia Cup semifinal

Bangladesh put up an extraordinary effort in the field and managed to restrict India to 172/10 in 50 overs during the semifinal of the U-19 Asia Cup at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.   Earlier, India elected to bat first having won the toss.  Shoriful Islam got the scalp of opener Devdutt Paddikal in the third over but India recovered after ...

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Madrid slip to shock defeat by CSKA after Kroos mistake

Toni Kroos’ mistake proved costly as Real Madrid’s goalscoring problems continued on Tuesday with a surprise 1-0 defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.   Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos were among a number of key players missing at the Luzhniki Stadium but it was Kroos’ dreadful backpass that allowed Nikola Vlasic, on loan from Premier League Everton, to ...

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Manchester City down Hoffenheim 2-1 in UEFA Champions League

David Silva’s last-grasp goal helped Manchester City to wrap up a 2-1 comeback win against Hoffenheim in Champions League’s Group F on Tuesday.   Hoffenheim were unable to defend their 1-0 lead as goals from Sergio Aguero and David Silve secured Manchester City’s first win in Europe’s elite competition this season.  However, things started other than expected as hosts Hoffenheim ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Las Vegas police reopen case

Police in Las Vegas have reopened a sexual assault investigation from 2009 at the request of a woman who has alleged she was raped by Cristiano Ronaldo. Kathryn Mayorga says she was attacked by the Portuguese footballer in a hotel room in the US city that year.   Juventus forward Ronaldo, 33, has dismissed the claim, first reported in Germany’s ...

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BB Gold Cup: Tajikistan off to good start beating holders Nepal 2-0

Sylhet Office : Tajikistan got off to a good start in the 5th version of the six-nation Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament beating defending champions Nepal by 2-0 goals in opening Group A match at Sylhet District Stadium here on Tuesday evening. Captain Fatkhuloev put Tajikistan ahead in the 27th minute from a penalty (1-0). Tajikistan got penalty when ...

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