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Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina

Argentine football great Diego Maradona was admitted to hospital Monday for medical checks, his personal doctor announced. “It’s not a serious situation and we didn’t come for an emergency,” Leopoldo Luque told reporters outside the clinic in La Plata, south of Buenos Aires. Though he gave no details of Maradona’s condition, Luque said his patient would undergo a series of ...

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No home comforts for Man Utd in Arsenal defeat, Bale send Spurs second

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang condemned Manchester United to fresh misery at Old Trafford as his penalty clinched a 1-0 win for Arsenal, while Gareth Bale was the match winner with his first goal since returning to Tottenham in a 2-1 win over Brighton on Sunday. Aubameyang ended a five-game goal drought in the league when he stepped up to convert a 69th-minute ...

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Barcelona held by 10-man Alaves to extend winless streak in La Liga

Barcelona made it four La Liga games without a win on Saturday after failing to beat 10-man Alaves, a 1-1 draw leaving Ronald Koeman’s side sitting 12th in the table. Luis Rioja put Alaves in front at Mendizorrotza after an error from Barca’s back-up goalkeeper Neto, with Antoine Griezmann equalising in the second half, a minute after Jota Peleteiro had ...

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Gayle passes 1,000 T20 sixes, misses century by one run

Chris Gayle went past 1,000 T20 sixes on Friday but missed another of his trademark quickfire centuries by one run as his King’s XI Punjab were beaten by Rajasthan Royals in the race for Indian Premier League playoff places. The 41-year-old Gayle hit 99 off 63 balls with another eight sixes taking his overall Twenty20 total to 1,001. King’s XI ...

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Spurs stunned by Antwerp as Milan, Arsenal cruise to victories

Jose Mourinho said he would have liked to make 11 half-time changes after his Tottenham Hotspur side slumped to a shock 1-0 Europa League defeat at Royal Antwerp on Thursday, while Serie A leaders AC Milan and Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal eased to straightforward wins. Spurs failed to create a single chance of note in a lifeless display, with Gareth Bale, ...

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Juventus fall to Messi’s Barcelona without Covid-hit Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo missed Juventus’ Champions League clash against Lionel Messi’s Barcelona, two weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, with the Italian giants losing 2-0 at home on Wednesday in his absence. Messi, 33, set up Ousmane Dembele to put Barca in front after quarter of an hour in Turin, adding a second himself from the penalty spot in stoppage time. ...

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Warner, Saha help Hyderabad stay afloat in IPL race

Skipper David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha struck blazing half-centuries on Tuesday as Sunrisers Hyderabad thrashed Delhi Capitals by 88 runs to keep their Indian Premier League play-off hopes alive. Warner smashed 66 on his 34th birthday and put on 107 runs for the opening wicket with Saha, who hit 87 off 45 deliveries, to guide Hyderabad to 219 for two ...

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Afif, Hasan eyeing to make the most in HP camp

Bangladesh Cricket Board resumed training of their High Performance (HP) squad’s training camp at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium from October 27. BCB High Performance Unit head coach Toby Radford, who was not available when the camp started on October 7, was available from the start when the camp resumes following a break due to just concluded BCB Presidents Cup. The ...

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British Bangladeshi   Mohammed Sharzada  has created a board game.

    British Bangladeshi who has created a board game. The board game, named as the “Slick Trader”, is an invention by Mohammed Sharzada. It is a board game packed with fun and laughter, where you compete to buy and sell different sectors of the stock market whilst navigating around tricky market prices and conditions. The concept is made simple ...

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Kapil Dev discharged from hospital

Kapil Dev, India’s first World Cup-winning captain, was discharged from a city hospital on Sunday, two days after undergoing angioplasty following complaints of chest pain and uneasiness, reports ESPNCricinfo. The Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, where he had been admitted, said in a statement, “He’s doing fine and can resume his regular daily activity soon. He’ll be under regular follow-up consultation with Dr ...

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