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Leyton Wicketz announce activities for youngsters

Emdad Rahman: Leyton Wicketz Cricket Club are offering activities for young people: Under 11s Cricket Competitive games in the Metropolitan Essex Cricket League on Sunday mornings. Women & Girls Cricket – Mondays 4:00pm to 5:30pm Sessions where women can participate by playing while girls from 6 years to 16 years have their own session with a coach. Club Sessions – 6 to 16 ...

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100 balls format still in England’s sights

LONDON, April 26, 2018 :  Plans to establish a new 100 balls a side tournament in English county cricket remain in place despite a review into the domestic set-up. Wednesday saw the England and Wales Cricket Board announce the creation of a “working group giving fresh thought to refining the structure of men’s county cricket that has been agreed for ...

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109th Jabbar er Boli Khela: Tarequl Boli emerges as new champion

The bolis locked into each other for some 20 minutes in the final to decide the winner. Chattogram, Apr 25 : Tarequl Islam Jibon Boli clinched the title of the 109th edition of Chattogram’s traditional wrestling competition, popularly known as ‘Jabbar er Boli Khela’, at the city’s Laldighi Maidan on Wednesday. Taraqul Islam Jibon Boli, hailing from Chakaria upazila in ...

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Bishwanath United launch new kit

Emdad Rahman: Bishwanath United organised a celebratory dinner at Sheba Restaurant, Brick Lane to launch their new kit and to announce a management committee to drive the organisation forward through sports. Smart new black Puma shirts sponsored by Oakmont Security were unveiled at a gathering of players, officials, residents and well wishers. Bishwanath is a locality of the District of ...

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Siddikur to play in Volvo China Open

  Sports Desk :  Bangladesh’s pioneering golfer Siddikur Rahman is set to play in the $3.15 million (approx.) Volvo China Open, which will begin later this week at the Beijing Topwin Golf and Country Club. The 33-year-old Siddikur will be the first player from Bangladesh to compete in what is the China Golf Association’s flagship event. Siddikur, who singlehandedly has  ...

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Chelsea beats Southampton to face Man United in FA Cup final

London, Apr 23 :  Chelsea will play Manchester United in the FA Cup final after beating Southampton 2-0 in the second semifinal at Wembley Stadium on Sunday with goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata. Giroud, who had been selected ahead of Morata to spearhead Chelsea’s attack, scored the first goal within 30 seconds of the second half after a ...

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Chasing records, EPL champion Man City thrashes Swansea 5-0

  Manchester, Apr 23 :  Manchester City is chasing more records now the Premier League title has been wrapped up. A 5-0 win over Swansea got the champions closer to a few of them. David Silva scored one goal and set up another for Raheem Sterling in the first half, before further strikes by Kevin De Bruyne — a thunderous ...

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Even modest Nadal impressed by record 31st Masters title

Monaco, Apr 23 : Usually modest about his achievements, Rafael Nadal allowed himself a moment to appreciate his record 31st Masters title on Sunday. Nadal was at his dominant best against Kei Nishikori, beating him 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final to become the first man in the Open era to win the same title 11 times. “It’s ...

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Chennai, Rajasthan win cliffhangers in IPL

  Hyderabad, Apr 23 : Chennai Super Kings survived an onslaught from Kane Williamson and Yusuf Pathan to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs on Sunday in an Indian Premier League thriller. Defending champion Mumbai Indians lost its fourth match in the last over after No. 8 batsman Krishnappa Gowtham’s unbeaten 33 off 11 balls led Rajasthan Royals to a ...

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London Marathon 2018: Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot wins but Paula Radcliffe keeps world record

Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot won the 2018 London Marathon but Paula Radcliffe’s ‘mixed-gender’ race world record remained intact. Cheruiyot, 34, crossed the finish line in an personal best two hours, 18 minutes and 31 seconds. That was more than three minutes slower than the 2:15:25 four-time British Olympian Radcliffe ran in 2003. Mary Keitany and Tirunesh Dibaba had been looking to ...

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