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Stepney FC and Human Relief Foundation announce partnership

Muhammad Ismael Rahman : Ahead of the launch of the upcoming Winter League Stepney Football Club have launched a smart new team kit in association with the charity Human Relief Foundation. The launch took place at the humanitarian charity’s Whitechapel offices and was attended by several team members and stalwarts including Afazul Hoque, Sham Zaman, Russell Choudhury, Akik Miah and ...

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Leftley Sports Club open through winter

Emdad Rahman : The newly formed Leftley Sports Club are open for business as usual and will continue to provide fun filled sports activities throughout the winter months. LSC Chairman Muhammed Ali said: “Sport is one of the best ways to beat the winter blues. This is particularly a time of the year when a lot of people within our ...

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Commonwealth Games: Birmingham set to host 2022 event

Birmingham is set to be officially announced as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Thursday. It was the only interested city to submit a bid before the original 30 September deadline but was deemed “not fully compliant” by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). The CGF then gave rivals until 30 November to apply. Earlier this month the CGF ...

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Bangladesh, India girls to play SAFF U-15 Championship final

The Bangladesh U-15 girls have kept their promise of attacking football and secured a 3-0 win against Bhutan in the maiden SAFF U-15 Championship 2017 in Kamalapur stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday. With this win, Bangladesh have secured a place in the finals and their opponent will be India, as the visitors also secured a spot in the finals with ...

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Shakib takes over as Bangladesh Test captain

Shakib Al Hasan has been named Bangladesh’s new Test captain, with the allrounder taking over from Mushfiqur Rahim. The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday decided on the change, which was anticipated following the Test debacle during the Tigers’ South Africa tour earlier this year. Shakib was rested for the Test series, following which Chandika Hathurusingha resigned as head coach of ...

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Rohit Sharma’s third ODI double ton powers India to 392/4

Skipper Rohit Sharma led from the front with his third ODI double century to help India post a mammoth 392/4 against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International (ODI) at the Punjab Cricket Association’s IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on Wednesday. Rohit, who belted an unbeaten 153-ball 208, comprising 13 fours and 12 sixes, was engaged in two big partnerships ...

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Footballers brave the cold chill for Beanibazar Cancer Hospital benefit game

Muhammad Ismael : A mixture of young and old Beanibazar Sporting Club players joined Sylhet rivals Bishwanath East London to take part in a football game to support a Cancer charity. Beani Bazar Cancer Hospital (BBCH) is a charity based in the UK that aims to create awareness and provide medical treatment for disadvantaged cancer patients in Bangladesh. The charity’s ...

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Dhaka Dynamites thrash Chittagong Vikings

Dhaka Dynamites sealed an easy victory of seven wickets against Chittagong Vikings in the 29th match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Monday. An effective innings of 75 by Evin Lewis hitting only 31 balls took Dhaka to the port of Victory. Captain Shakib Al Hasan and Cameron Delport finished the match by ...

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Khulna seal 68-run victory against Rajshahi

Mahmudullah Riyad’s Khulna Titans defeated Rajshahi Kings by 68 runs in the 30th match of Bangladesh Premier League-2017 at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. Khulna have secured the top position on the point table winning six matches among a total of eight in the tournament while Dhaka Dynamites obtained the second position with five winning in eight matches. Earlier, ...

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