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SA Games: Bangladesh clinch record 19 gold medals; all 10 in archery

Bangladesh made the record of achieving most gold medals in a South Asian Games securing 19 gold medals in the ongoing 13th SA Games in Nepal, featuring all the 10 gold medals in archery. Celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana and Eti Khatun have displayed a brilliant show in archery securing three gold medals each — two in team event each ...

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SA Games: Bangladesh secure another gold beating Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

Bangladesh have secured another gold beating Sri Lanka by seven wickets in South Asian Games Men’s Cricket Competition at Kirtipur in Nepal. Sri Lanka set Bangladesh to chase 123 to win in the final match on Monday. Bangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto scored 35 off 28 while opener Saif Hossain and Soumya Sarkar scored 33 off 30 and 27 off ...

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Man arrested on suspicion of racism at Manchester derby

  Police on Sunday questioned a soccer fan who was arrested after being seen on camera at Manchester City’s stadium appearing to racially abuse Manchester United players by imitating a monkey. During the second half of the Premier League’s Manchester derby, police said they were called to reports of a “supporter making alleged racist gestures and sounds towards players.” United ...

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Celtic beats Rangers 1-0 in Scottish League Cup final

  Celtic extended its domination of Scottish football by beating Glasgow rival Rangers 1-0 in the League Cup final on Sunday to seal a 10th consecutive domestic trophy. Steven Gerrard’s Rangers was punished for spurning scoring chances when Celtic defender Christopher Jullien knocked in a free kick from Ryan Christie in the 59th minute. Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster then saved ...

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PM wishes ‘grand success’ of Bangabandhu BPL

  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wished for the competition’s ‘grand success’ as she inaugurated the special edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in his hundredth birth anniversary year, on Sunday evening at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. The Bangabandhu BPL proper will ...

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SA Games: Bangladesh create history securing 14 golds 

Archers clinch day’s all six gold medals The Bangladeshi contingent at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games has already created history securing a record haul of gold medals for the country in an edition of the regional games held outside Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s haul was buoyed by the country’s archers, who bagged all six gold medals up for grabs in the ...

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SA Games: Tigresses beat Sri Lanka to win gold in cricket

Bangladesh women’s cricket team beat Sri Lanka by two runs to claim gold in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games at Pokhara Rangasala ground in Nepal on Sunday. Bangladesh batted first and scored 91 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs after winning the toss in the T20 final match. In reply, Sri Lanka were able to score 89 runs loosing ...

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Salah on target as leader Liverpool beats Bournemouth 3-0

Photo: Bournemouth’s Dominic Solanke, left, is faulted by Liverpool’s Joe Gomez during the English Premier League soccer match between Bournemouth and Liverpool at the Vitality stadium in Bournemouth, England, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Mohamed Salah’s 10th goal of the season capped Liverpool’s 3-0 win at Bournemouth on Saturday that sent the Premier League leaders 11 points clear. The three goals ...

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Man United’s 2-1 derby win at City marred by racist abuse

Photo: Manchester City’s David Silva, left, speaks with Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. A week that started with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United job prospects looking uncertain ended with victories over Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola inside ...

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Grand opening ceremony of Bangabandhu BPL today

The grand opening ceremony of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) will be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday. But, the main event will kick off on December 11 at the same venue with Chattogram Challengers taking on Sylhet Thunder in the opening match. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the seventh and special edition of BPL at ...

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