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Arsenal show title mettle, Potter gets first Chelsea win

Arsenal underlined their credentials as genuine Premier League title contenders with a 3-1 win over arch rivals Tottenham, while Chelsea’s dramatic 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace gave Graham Potter his first success as Blues boss on Saturday. As the Premier League returned with a bang after the international break, Liverpool were rocked by Brighton forward Leandro Trossard’s hat-trick in a ...

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Mbappe nets winner as PSG edges Nice to stay top in Ligue 1

Kylian Mbappe scored a late winner as defending champion Paris Saint-Germain edged Nice 2-1 to restore its two-point lead over Marseille in the French league on Saturday. Mbappe pounced on a pass from Nordi Mukiele to beat Kasper Schmeichel with a low strike in the 83rd minute. The France striker tied Neymar as the joint top scorer in the league ...

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Women’s Asia Cup: Bangladesh beat Thailand by 9 wickets

Rumana Ahmed scalped three wickets while Shamima Sultana hit 49 runs to help Bangladesh beat Thailand by nine wickets in the opening match of the Women’s Asia Cup in Sylhet on Saturday. Bangladesh are the defending champions of the Asia Cup, and Nigar Sultana, the Bangladesh captain, said they are eager to keep the title at home, UNB reports. Thailand ...

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Tigresses optimistic for a winning start to Asia Cup

The Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team vowed to make a winning start in a bid to defend the Asia Cup title as they take on Thailand tomorrow (Saturday) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium Ground-2. The match starts at 9 AM. spectators will enjoy a free entrance to the stadium. The tournament was supposed to be held in 2020 but the outbreak ...

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World Cup 2022: Covid vaccinations not compulsory for fans, says Qatar

GENEVA: Fans going to the World Cup in Qatar must show a negative COVID-19 test when they arrive as part of the host nation’s rules to combat COVID-19, organizers said Thursday. All visitors aged 18 and over must also download a government-run phone application tracking people’s movements and health status, called Ehteraz. “A green Ehteraz (showing the user does not ...

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Rangpur welcomes SAFF Champion Swapna

SAFF Women’s Champion Sirat Jahan Swapna, a brilliant daughter of Rangpur, was accorded warm reception on her return on Thursday like a princess after winning the international football championship. After landing at Saidpur Airport from Dhaka, Sirat Jahan Swapna with two other successful players of the winning team Swapna Rani and Sohagi Kisku of Thakurgaon reached the Public Library Ground ...

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Tigers to leave for New Zealand on Friday

Bangladesh cricket team will leave for New Zealand on Friday. Ahead of the T20 World Cup, which will be played in Australia next month, Bangladesh will participate in a tri-series T20 in New Zealand that also involves Pakistan. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has already announced the New Zealand tri-series and World Cup squad. Recently, Bangladesh played a two-match T20I series ...

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Defending champions Tigresses reaches Sylhet for Asia Cup

Bangladesh women’s cricket team reached Sylhet on Wednesday to play the T20 Asia Cup, a continental tournament in which they are the defending champions. After almost four years, the women’s Asia Cup cricket competition is back. The tournament was supposed to be held in 2020 but the outbreak of the Covid-19 hampered the progress. A total of seven Asian countries ...

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Banana thrown at Richarlison as Brazil thrash Tunisia

Richarlison was the target of a banana thrown from the crowd as Brazil thrashed Tunisia 5-1 in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday, while Neymar edged closer to Pele’s all-time scoring record for the five-time world champions. The game at the Parc des Princes was also briefly paused in the first half as the crowd were twice implored not to ...

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Tigers eager to win series against UAE with dominance

Bangladesh take on United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the second and last game of the two-match T20 series at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The match kicks off at 8:00 pm as per Bangladesh time. The Tigers somehow managed to win the first match against the host UAE by only seven runs, taking the lead 1-0. Players and the team management ...

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