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Salahuddin elected BFF president, Salam Sr VP, Imrul VP

Three-time president of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Kazi Md Salahuddin retained his post as he had been unofficially elected for the fourth consecutive time in the BFF elections held at the city’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on Saturday. Salahuddin, who was leading a 21-member electoral panel named Sammilita Parishad, bagged 94 out of 135 votes while his nearest contestant Badal ...

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Neymar bags brace as PSG hit six

Neymar scored twice for Paris Saint-Germain in a crushing 6-1 win over Angers on Friday as the French champions continue to build up momentum following a poor start to the Ligue 1 season. Alessandro Florenzi, Julian Draxler, Idrissa Gana Gueye and Kylian Mbappe were also on target at the Parc des Princes for PSG, who claimed their fourth consecutive victory ...

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BFF goes to polls on Saturday

The Annual General Meeting and much talked about Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Election 2020 will be held on Saturday (October 3) at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital. A 21-member full panel named Sommillito Parishad led by long serving president Kazi Mohammad Salahuddin will compete against Sheikh Mohammad Aslam- led 19-member Samonnya Parishad in the election, apart from ...

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Arsenal reach League Cup quarter-finals after Liverpool shoot-out

Mikel Arteta praised Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno for repaying his faith after the German’s two penalty saves clinched a 5-4 shoot-out win over Liverpool that sent the Gunners into the League Cup quarter-finals. Arteta’s side had already beaten Liverpool on penalties in the Community Shield earlier this season and they repeated the trick in the fourth round tie. Joe Willock ...

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Bayern win German Super Cup to lift fifth title in 2020

Bayern Munich claimed their fifth title of the year on Wednesday as a late Joshua Kimmich goal sealed their 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund to land the German Super Cup. Hosts Bayern built a 2-0 lead with first-half goals by Corentin Tolisso and Thomas Mueller, only for Erling Braut Haaland to equalise early in the second half after Julian Brandt ...

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Bio-secure training camp for cricketers resumes Thursday

Bangladesh national team and Bangladesh U-19 national team to resume bio-secure residential training camp on Thursday. While the national team will stay at a Dhaka hotel, the U19-19 team will be there at the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan in Savar. It will be the second phase of bio-secure training for the national team. Earlier, they had a week-long bio-secure training ...

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Liverpool lay down Premier League marker in Arsenal win

Liverpool came from behind to maintain a perfect start to their Premier League title defence as goals from Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Diogo Jota saw off a resilient Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield. The Gunners had also won their opening two league games of the season and hit the champions on the counter-attack to take the lead through Alexandre Lacazette. ...

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Ronaldo double rescues a point for Juventus at Roma

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to salvage a point for 10-man Juventus in a 2-2 draw at Roma as Napoli hammered Genoa 6-0 in Serie A on Sunday. Champions Juventus were trailing 2-1 and a man down after an hour at the Stadio Olimpico after a Jordan Veretout brace for the hosts and Adrien Rabiot’s sending off. But a towering Ronaldo ...

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Ramos penalty snatches win for Real Madrid over Betis

Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty as Real Madrid came from behind to scrape a 3-2 win against 10-man Real Betis, their first La Liga victory of the season. Betis were ahead at half-time after two goals in two minutes from Aissa Mandi and William Carvalho overturned Fede Valverde’s opener for the reigning champions. But Betis defender Emerson, who is ...

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Schutt, Gardner guide Australia to T20 win over Kiwis

Australia’s Megan Schutt took two vital wickets in the closing stages as the world champions beat New Zealand by 17 runs in Saturday’s opening T20 clash in Brisbane. With the visitors closing in on Australia’s total of 138, Schutt claimed the vital wickets of Katey Martin and Suzie Bates in the 18th over to leave the Kiwis struggling at 105-5. ...

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