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London youngster Saqlain joins Bangladesh Premier League

Emdad Rahman: It’s a proud week for the Bangladeshi community in Britain as it is confirmed that British teenagers Saqlain Chowdhury and his friend Sadik have both been offered the opportunity to play in the Bangladesh Premier League. The two teenage prodigies have been signed up by crack outfit – Dhaka based Sheikh Jamal FC of Dhanmondi and have signed ...

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Youth Handball: Dhaka makes a good start beating Gopalganj 19-13

Dhaka, Oct 13 : Dhaka DSA made a good start in the Walton 5th National Youth Women’s Handball Championship beating Gopalganj DSA by 19-13 goals in the opening match at the Shaheed Capt (Retd) M Mansur Ali Stadium here on Saturday. The winners clearly led the first half by 14-3 goals. State Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid ...

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Abbas’s triple bring Pakistan closer to win over Australia

Hard-working fast bowler Mohammad Abbas took three wickets in seven balls to bring Pakistan closer to victory in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.   The right-arm medium pacer dismissed Aaron Finch (49) and the Marsh brothers — Shaun and Mitchell – for ducks as Australia slumped from 87 without loss to finish the fourth day at ...

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BB Gold Cup: Palestine advance to final eliminating Bangladesh 2-0

Cox’s Bazar, Oct 10 : Favorite Palestine stormed into the final of the six-nation 5th Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament eliminating hosts Bangladesh by 2-0 goals in a hard fought 2nd semifinal at the rain-soaked Birshrestha Ruhul Amin Stadium in the tourist town here on Wednesday. They will play final on Friday (Oct 12) at 6:30 pm at the ...

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Six-wicket Bilal sparks spectacular Australian collapse

Test debutant Bilal Asif snatched six wickets to spark a spectacular Australian collapse from 142-0 to 202 all out and put Pakistan in firm command of the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday.   The 33-year-old off-spinner overshadowed his more experienced team-mate Yasir Shah by finishing with 6-36 as his efforts, the third best figures for a Pakistani bowler on ...

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Mbappe scores 4 and earns penalty as PSG beats Lyon 5-0

Kylian Mbappe scored four goals, earned a penalty and also hit the post in a memorable performance for Paris Saint-Germain in a 5-0 league rout of Lyon on Sunday.   PSG became the first team ever to win its first nine games of a season in Ligue 1.  A foul on Mbappe set up Neymar’s early penalty before Mbappe scored ...

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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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