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World Cup winner Messi welcomed in Paris

Lionel Messi has reported back to Paris Saint-Germain having wrapped up celebrations after winning the World Cup with Argentina. Nonetheless, it’s back to work for the veteran forward, who has to get back into the mindset of helping PSG win every trophy this season, especially the UEFA Champions League. Right before the training session got underway, the rest of the ...

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Pelé buried at cemetery in Brazilian city he made famous

Brazil said a final farewell to Pelé on Tuesday, burying the legend who unified the bitterly divided country. Newly inaugurated President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva paid his respects at Vila Belmiro, the stadium where Pelé played for most of his career. Pelé died last week at age 82 and was laid to rest in Santos, the city where he ...

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BPL 2023: Ticket prices for first phase revealed

The ninth season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is set to begin on January 6th, 2023 and tickets for the opening round of BPL T20 matches of the Dhaka phase will be available for sale on January 4th. A total of seven teams are participating in the league, which will take place in three phases starting from Dhaka, followed by ...

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Brazilians mourn Pelé at the stadium where he got start

Thousands of mourners, including high school students and supreme court justices, began filing past the body of Pelé on Monday on the century-old field where he made his hometown team one of Brazil’s best. The soccer great died on Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was the only player ever to win three World Cups, and he was 82. ...

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Ronaldo set for grand unveiling after shock Saudi move

Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be unveiled before thousands of fans at Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr club on Tuesday, a spokesman said, after sealing a shock move estimated at more than 200 million euros. The 37-year-old great, a five-time winner of the Ballon d’Or, will arrive late on Monday with his family together with media and technical staff, club spokesman ...

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No Messi, no Neymar as PSG suffer first loss of season

Paris Saint-Germain, without World Cup winner Lionel Messi and Neymar, lost for the first time in any competition since March 20 last year when they were defeated 3-1 at Lens on Sunday. “Lens deserved their win,” said PSG coach Christophe Galtier. Lois Openda scored one and set up another as Lens, who have only lost once in Ligue 1 this ...

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Barcelona drop points in heated Catalan derby

Barcelona stumbled in the Spanish title race with a 1-1 draw against rivals Espanyol in a bad-tempered Catalan derby on Saturday, levelling Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. The duelling Spanish giants have 38 points each from 15 games, nine ahead of third-place Real Sociedad, who beat Osasuna 2-0 later on Saturday. Xavi’s Barcelona threw away the two-point ...

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Bangabandhu T-20 cricket league inaugurated in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Bangabandhu T-20 Premier Cricket League was inaugurated at Kulaura upazila in Moulvibazar district on Saturday. Kulaura Sports Association organized the tournament at Kulaura NC School Ground. Kulaura Upazila Parishad chairman AKM Sofi Ahmad Salman inaugurated the tournament as the chief guest in the morning with the Upazila Sports Association president and upazila nirbahi officer Mahmudur Rahman Khondkar ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo joins Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr

Cristiano Ronaldo completed a lucrative move to Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr on Friday in a deal that is a landmark moment for Middle Eastern soccer but will see one of Europe’s biggest stars disappear from the sport’s elite stage. Al Nassr posted a picture on social media of the five-time Ballon d’Or holding up the team’s jersey after Ronaldo ...

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Football legend Pele dies at 82

Brazilian football icon Pele, a three-time World Cup winner who is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, died on Thursday night at the age of 82 — triggering a wave of tributes from the sports world and beyond. His death after a long battle with cancer was caused by “multiple organ failure,” the Albert Einstein hospital in ...

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