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Docklands FC crowned Rohingya football tournament champions

Emdad Rahman: The second veterans football tournament to support the Rohingya people of Myanmar saw Docklands FC crowned champions as eight teams took to the field to become champions. The football festival was organised by Team Rohingya in partnership with Human Aid UK and the Inner London Football League. An entertaining final saw Docklands race into a 3-0 lead but ...

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Adil Ejaz is new Scintilla captain

Emdad Rahman: Ahead of the start of the Essex County Cricket League Adil Ejaz Bhatti has been appointed the new captain of the first team at Scintilla Cricket Club. The powerful all rounder is a long standing member of the club and returned to playing competitive cricket two seasons ago. His natural ability, tenacity and leadership have seen Bhatti slalom ...

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U-17 Football: Sirajuddin Academy emerge champions in Sylhet Division

  Sports Desk : Sirajuddin Ahmed Academy emerged champions in Sylhet Division of the Clearmen Bangladesh Under-17 Football Championship to reach national round of the meet beating Pragoti High School by 5-4 goals in tie breaker in the final at Sylhet MC College ground on Saturday. Both the finalists—Sirajuddin Academy and Pragoti High—earned the right to play in the 16–team ...

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Qatar wants FIFA talks on logistics of a 48-team World Cup

  Sports Desk : Qatar wants talks with FIFA to discuss the feasibility of increasing the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams after soccer’s governing body expressed interest in enlarging a tournament already having to overcome operational challenges. The Gulf nation took two days to publicly respond to calls on Thursday from South American football nations to fast-track the jump from ...

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Roy rides Delhi home, Hyderbad beats Kolkata in IPL

  Sports Desk : England opening batsman Jason Roy made a stunning debut for Delhi Daredevils in their last-ball, seven-wicket victory against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League on Saturday. Also, Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 3-26 and captain Kane Williamson hit 50 to lead Sunrisers Hyderabad past Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets at Eden Gardens for the first ...

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Bangladesh U-16 Women’s crush American Int’l School 24-0

  Photo: Bangladesh U-16 Women’s crush American Int’l School 24-0 at AISD playground in Baridhara on Friday.  Sports Desk : Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s Football Team notched up a huge 24-0 goals victory against American International School Football Team in a friendly match at AISD playground in Baridhara here on Friday. Swapna (4th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 29th minutes) and Rozina (34th, 44th, 46th, ...

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Undefeated NYCFC tops Real Salt Lake for 1st time, 4-0  

Sports Desk : Ismael Tajouri, Maximiliano Moralez and Jo Inge Berget scored first-half goals and undefeated New York City FC beat Real Salt Lake for the first time, 4-0 on Wednesday night. New York City (5-0-1) extended its undefeated run to a club-record seven games, dating to last season. Salt Lake (2-3-1) is winless in its last seven away matches — ...

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FIFA visits Atlanta as part of 2026 World Cup evaluation

Sports Desk : A FIFA evaluation committee wrapped up its visit to Atlanta on Wednesday, checking out possible sites for the 2026 World Cup. The committee toured Mercedes-Benz Stadium, one of the proposed venues for the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico. The $1.6 billion, retractable-roof facility opened last year and hosted the largest single-game crowd in Major ...

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Rahul smashes record 14-ball 50 to earn Punjab easy IPL win  

Sports Desk : Opening batsman Lokesh Rahul smashed the fastest half-century in Indian Premier League history off only 14 balls and led his new franchise Kings XI Punjab to a six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils on Sunday with seven balls to spare. Sunil Narine nearly matched Rahul when he hit 50 off 17 balls in Kolkata Knight Riders’ four-wicket victory over ...

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Depay shines as Lyon routs Metz 5-0 in French league

Sports Desk : Brazilian defender Marcelo scored twice and forward Memphis Depay was involved in every goal as Lyon piled more misery on last-place Metz with a 5-0 win in the French league on Sunday, keeping its chances alive in the race for Champions League qualification. With six matches left this season, the seven-time French champions cut their deficit with second-place ...

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