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Applications close on Monday 19 August.  

As the new football season kicks off, teams across the borough are being urged to get their applications in for the prestigious annual football tournament, the Mayor’s Cup. Hosted by the council’s sports and physical activity team, last year’s tournament attracted more than 1,000 players in 70 teams and gained sponsorship from local businesses to support grassroots football. John Biggs, Mayor of ...

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U-19 tournament: Bangladesh-England match ends in tie

Dhaka, Aug 6 : Touring Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team tied with hosts England on Monday in their seventh match of the ongoing tri-nation youth ODI series. With this tie, England got out of the race for the final. Along with Bangladesh and England, India are also playing in the event. Bangladesh won the toss at Beckenham and opted to field ...

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2 own-goals send Atlanta United to 3-0 win over LA Galaxy

Photo: Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez looks to the crowd after scoring a goal during the second half of an MLS soccer game against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. Atlanta, Aug 4 : Atlanta United is back in a familiar spot. First place. Pressing the attack right from the start, the reigning MLS Cup champions ...

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NBC heading to England for start of Premier League season

For the third straight year, NBC’s Premier League broadcast crew will be in England for the start of the season. The network announced plans Wednesday for the opening weekend for its seventh season, featuring on-site coverage from three stadiums from Aug. 9-11 as well as showing off its synergy with Britain’s Sky Sports News. “You want to start the season ...

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First cricket captain Shamim Kabir no more

Shamim Kabir, the first captain of Bangladesh National Cricket Team has passed away. He was 75. He had been suffering from old-age complications before his death. He died at Eden Clinic in city’s Dhanmondi on Monday(today).Shamim Kabir led the national side in its first ever international match against MCC in Dhaka, in January 1977. He made his first class debut ...

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Bangladesh set 239-run target for Sri Lanka

Bangladesh have set 239-run target for Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI of three-match series at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday. Mushfiqur Rahim scored 98 runs from 110 balls with six boundaries and one over boundary which helped his side to post 238 runs in their stipulated 50 overs. They, however, lost eight wickets. Besides, Mehidy Hasan Miraz ...

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2nd ODI: Bangladesh choose to bat against Sri Lanka

  DHAKA: Bangladesh have won the toss and choose to bat first against Sri Lanka in the second ODI of the three-match series at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Sunday (July 28). The match is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm (Bangladesh Time). Bangladesh made one change. Taijul Islam replaces Rubel Hossian. Bangladesh XI Tamim Iqbal (capt), Soumya Sarkar,  Mohammad Mithun, ...

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Kapil Dev-led CAC to pick India’s next head coach

The ad-hoc committee comprising Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy will complete the interview process of the candidates, aspiring to be the new head coach of the Indian team by August 15, The Indian Expressunderstands. On Friday, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) formed the three-member ad-hoc committee to pick the new head coach, because the erstwhile Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) ...

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Perera ton helps Sri Lanka win Malinga swansong

The stage was set. Tickets were sold out way before the game as Sri Lankans thronged to Colombo’s Ranasinghe Premadasa Stadium to watch one of their modern day legends bowl for the last time. But even Lasith Malinga himself probably did not dream of signing off in such style. The way he bowled Tamim Iqbal, a yorker that left the ...

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Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first against Bangladesh in the three-match series opener at Colombo on Friday. The match will commence at 3:00pm (BST). Coming off a disappointing World Cup campaign, where they finished at eighth spot in 10-team tournament, Bangladesh faced serious criticism and it is said the pain could be healed if they can ...

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