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Simanta brings fifth gold medal for Bangladesh in South Asian Games

Photo: Collected Bangladesh won the fifth gold medal in the ongoing 13th edition of the South Asian Games on Saturday as Mabia Akter Simanta secured gold in 76-kg category of women’s weightlifting in Pokhara in Nepal. Earlier on Thursday, Humaira Akhter Antara and Marjan Aktar Priya bagged two gold medals in women’s individual under-61kg and under-55kg weight categories in karate ...

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Bangladesh beat Nepal to fix Sri Lanka gold medal clash in SA Games

Bangladesh Men’s cricket team (U-23) swept into the final of the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) after swatting aside the host country by 44 runs in their third game in Nepal on Saturday. Nepal’s captain Gyanendra Malla’s decision of electing to bat first was partially vindicated when their former skipper Paras Khadka struck early with three dismissals inside ...

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Inter held by Roma leaving Juventus clear to reclaim top spot in Serie A

Inter Milan were held to a goalless draw by Roma at the San Siro on Friday leaving the way open for Italian champions Juventus to reclaim top spot in Serie A this weekend. Antonio Conte’s side have a two-point advantage on Juventus who play Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. The match in the San Siro had been overshadowed ...

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SA Games: Soumya’s fifty propels Bangladesh to win over Bhutan

Bangladesh U-23 cricket team beat Bhutan by 10 wickets in their 2nd match of the 13th edition of the South Asian Games at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Nepal on Friday. Batting first, Bhutan posted 69 losing seven wickets in their stipulated 20 overs. In reply, Bangladesh easily reached the target scoring 74 runs without losing any wicket ...

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Former England cricket captain Bob Willis dies at 70

Bob Willis, a former England cricket captain and fast bowler, has died. He was 70. Willis died after a long illness, his family said in a statement, calling him “an incredible husband, father, brother and grandfather.” “Cricket has lost a dear friend,” the England and Wales Cricket Board said in a statement on Wednesday.Willis played 90 test matches from 1971-84 ...

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Mourinho loses in Old Trafford return; Liverpool wins derby

Jose Mourinho was standing on the edge of his technical area near the halfway line when Manchester United midfielder Daniel James came sliding off the field and clattered head-first into the right knee of the Portuguese coach. Mourinho just about stayed on his feet but grimaced as he clutched his knee before hobbling away. It was a rough return to ...

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PSG beats Nantes 2-0 in French league to keep 5-point lead

Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes 2-0 on Wednesday to restore its five-point lead over Marseille at the top of the French league standings. Kylian Mbappé broke the deadlock shortly after halftime and Neymar sealed the win with a penalty late on. The home side struggled to break through the Nantes defense but eventually did so seven minutes after the break when ...

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SA Games: Gold-winning athlete Priya hospitalised with head injury

Bangladeshi karateka Marjan Akter Piya. Photo: Collected Bangladeshi karateka Marjan Akter Priya, who won the gold medal in the women’s 55-kg weight category of kumite in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games on Tuesday, was hospitalised after suffering a head injury in the team event final of kumite at Karate Hall of Satdobato Sports Complex in Nepal on Wednesday. Priya, ...

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SA Games: Bangladesh Women crush Nepal by 10 wickets

Bangladesh Women’s cricket team thrashed Nepal Women’s team by 10 wickets in their second game of the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) on Wednesday at Pokhara in Nepal. In the first game, Bangladesh beat their Sri Lankan counterpart by seven wickets. These two consecutive wins help Bangladesh to put a big step forward to the final of the ...

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Man City finds stride in 4-1 victory vs Burnley; Palace wins

After the lights went out in the changing room, Manchester City finally found a way to shine on the pitch again. City bounced back from its disappointing draw at Newcastle by beating Burnley 4-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday, displaying the kind of fluent attacking play that has often eluded Pep Guardiola’s team lately. Gabriel Jesus scored twice for ...

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