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Leftley Sports Club receive Excel Award

Emdad Rahman: The Leftley Sports Club of Barking & Dagenham has been recognised for its grassroots community efforts and awarded an Excel Award for 2018 in recognition of inspiring local people to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Members of the community club were guests at a special award evening which took place at Care House in Whitechapel. Speaking after receiving the ...

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Shahjahan joins 100 club

Emdad Rahman: Barking and Dagenham resident Shahjahan Kadir has celebrated reaching a milestone after completing 100 ten kilometre runs. The 48 year old Maths teacher is a member of the Leftley Sports Club and has been living in Upney for almost four years. Kadir signed up with RunThrough in 2017 in a bid to improve his health and hasn’t looked ...

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United beats Newcastle 2-0 for 4th win under Solskjaer

Photo: Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side’s first goal of the game against Newcastle United during a Premier League soccer match at St James’ Park, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Newcastle, England. Newcastle, Jan 3 : Ole Gunnar Solskjaer became only the second manager to win his first four matches in charge of Manchester ...

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Arsenal beats Fulham 4-1, keeps in touch with EPL’s top 4

Photo: Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring his side’s fourth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Fulham at Emirates stadium in London, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. London, Jan 2 : Arsenal bounced back from its mauling by Liverpool by easing past Fulham 4-1 in the Premier League to move to within two points of the ...

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Prolific Kane adds Cardiff to list of Premier League victims

Photo: Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side’s first goal of the game against Cardiff, during their English Premier League soccer match at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019. Cardiff, Jan 2 : Harry Kane’s third-minute goal set Tottenham on its way to a 3-0 win at Cardiff on Tuesday, ensuring ...

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Mashrafe returns to cricket with BPL practice

Bangladesh National Cricket Team ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza the newly elected member of the parliament (MP) for Narail-2 under the symbol of ‘Boat’ (Nouka) from Awami League returns to the capital on Tuesday.   The defending champions of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Rangpur Riders’ skipper Mashrafe will concentrate for his stint in the upcoming BPL Season 6 scheduled to ...

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Fulham to act after Kamara racially abused on social media

Photo: Fulham’s Aboubakar Kamara has a penalty saved by Huddersfield Town goalkeeper Jonas Lossl, during their English Premier League soccer match at Craven Cottage in London, Saturday Dec. 29, 2018. London, Jan 1 : Fulham says it will take the “strongest possible action” after Aboubakar Kamara was racially abused on social media following his penalty miss on Saturday for the ...

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Sir Alex Ferguson returns to training ground

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has returned to the club’s training ground for the first time since suffering a brain haemorrhage. Ferguson, 77, met former striker and current caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Carrington on Saturday. The Scot did not attend any training sessions during David Moyes and Louis van Gaal’s managerial reigns, but was invited back ...

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World Cup, Test Championship promise an exciting year ahead

The 2019 Cricket World Cup Undoubtedly, the mega event in the UK will be the highlight of the 2019 cricketing calendar. Cut down to ten teams, the World Cup 2019 promises to be a short, but sweet affair. Windies and Afghanistan had to battle it out in the Qualifiers to seal their spots in the 10-team line-up. While legends are ...

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Rumana included in ICC Women’s T20I Team as first Bangladeshi

Rumana Ahmed. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Dec 31 : Rumana Ahmed, the Bangladeshi star women cricketer, has been selected for the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year. Rumana is the first Bangladeshi women to earn this honour. The ICC announced the team on Monday which is led by India’s Harmanpreet Kaur. Rumana had the tremendous year of 2018 when she ...

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