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When The Olympic Theme is ‘Green and Pleasant’ The Sylhet Stadium Ideally Tallies Up

By Shofi Ahmed:   Sylhet stadium is a pretty nice built in the midst of the leafy bush. Ideally located surrounding beautiful landscapes bursting with mesmerizing green grandeur. Eyeing on it from a design perspective it princely imparts a snapshot of the environmental values carried out by nature – rural and urban beauty of Sylhet! It’s said that the aesthetic experience ...

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Maradona joins Belarus’s Brest as chairman: club

Diego Maradona has signed a three-year contract to join top-flight Belarusian club Dinamo Brest as chairman, the club said.   Argentine legend Maradona, a former World Cup winner recognised as one of the all-time greats, last month stepped down as coach of United Arab Emirates second division club Al-Fujairah.   “Yes, Diego’s with us!” the club wrote on its official ...

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Bangalore crush Punjab by 10 wickets in must-win IPL game

Indore, May 15 : Royal Challengers Bangalore crushed Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in a must-win Indian Premier League match on Monday and kept its hopes alive for a place in the playoffs. Umesh Yadav’s short-pitched deliveries got the big wickets of Lokesh Rahul (21) and Chris Gayle (14) as Punjab was bowled out for 88 in 15.1 overs ...

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Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil’s World Cup squad

Sao Paulo, May 15 : A recovering Neymar was confirmed and injured leader Dani Alves was replaced by Danilo and Fagner in a Brazil World Cup squad of few surprises on Monday. The only surprises were among the likely reserves for the tournament in Russia, with the inclusion of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred and winger Taison. Neymar has been recovering ...

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Ireland fights back to set up possible win over Pakistan

Dublin, May 15 : Ireland has an outside chance of winning its inaugural cricket test after Kevin O’Brien led a second-innings recovery with an unbeaten century to lead Pakistan by 139 runs on Monday heading into the final day. Hours earlier on day four, the Irish were facing the prospect of an innings defeat but they lost only three wickets ...

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Serena Williams’ coach says she will return for French Open

Rome, May 15 : Serena Williams’ coach says she will play the French Open beginning in two weeks. The tournament will mark the 23-time Grand Slam champion’s first major since returning to the tour from maternity leave. Coach Patrick Mouratoglou tells the WTA tour’s website, “Serena will play the French Open to win it.” Williams returned to the tour briefly ...

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Ramadan: How to exercise, eat and sleep well while fasting

Exercising and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be difficult at the best of times. But imagine doing it while not eating or drinking for most of the day. The Islamic month of Ramadan starts this week – with Muslims around the world abstaining from food or drink between sunrise and sunset for 30 days. Ramadan shifts according to the movement ...

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Underdogs Patli lift 2018 Union Cup

Emdad Rahman: The return of the much anticipated Jagannathpur Union Cup saw a number of East London teams compete with their national counterparts for the right to be named annual champions. Jagannathpur is located in Sunamgonj in Sylhet, Bangladesh and this is the third year in a row that the members have organised their showpiece annual tournament. The festival is ...

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Leftley Sports Club

Ismael Rahman: Ahead of a weekend of sporting activities Leftley Sports Club arranged for members to participate in a Dementia Friends session. Members of the sports and wellbeing group convened at the Barking Learning Centre to learn about Dementia and how to support those affected. Participants included Zoinul Abidin, Head of Universal Services, Community Solutions at the London Borough of ...

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Ireland rally after Pakistan enforce follow-on

Ed Joyce and William Porterfield restored a measure of batting pride in Ireland’s inaugural Test with an unbroken opening partnership after the hosts were made to follow-on by Pakistan at Malahide on Sunday. But come the third day’s close, Ireland remained in trouble at 64 without loss in their second innings-still 116 runs adrift of Pakistan’s 310 for nine declared ...

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