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Sylhet District over legends get into gear

  By Muhammad Ismael The Sylhet District over 50’s legends select began preparations for the upcoming Sonali Othith (Golden Past) Sylhet District Cup by taking part in their first training session at Mabley Green, Hackney. The squad took part in a two hour training session which included stretching, a 90 minute game, tactical discussions and spot kick practise. Despite their ...

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48-team World Cup faces test at FIFA meet

  13th October, 2016 FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s plan to expand the World Cup faces a key test from Thursday at a meeting of world football’s top executives. Infantino wants to expand the tournament to 48 teams, a contentious move that critics say would dilute the quality of World Cup competition and add new fixtures to football’s already packed calendar. ...

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Ben Stokes backs England to reach top of ODI rankings

 13th October, 2016 04:41:12 All-rounder Ben Stokes believes England can top the one-day rankings if they maintain their recent form.   Stokes played a key role with an unbeaten 47 as England won the deciding match with Bangladesh in Chittagong.   It was their third successive one-day series victory, following home wins over Sri Lanka and Pakistan this year.   ...

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Now Mashrafe eyes on New Zealand tour

The winning stream of Bangladesh in ODI has been stopped yesterday by conceding defeat to England at the third ODI in Chittagong after winning sixth consecutive series at home.   Although the team tigers also will have to play two Test matches against England team, their ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortoza has already started thinking about the New Zealand series. ...

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South Africa seals 5-0 ODI series whitewash over Australia

South Africa sent Australia to its first-ever 5-0 whitewash in a one-day series, winning the final game at Newlands by 31 runs on Wednesday and making David Warner’s brilliant 173 a losing effort.   Chasing South Africa’s 327-8, opener Warner took Australia to 288 in the 48th over but the required rate was too much and he was run out ...

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Messi back in Barcelona training

Global superstar Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Wednesday following three weeks out with a groin injury. France international defender Samuel Umtiti also returned to training according to a statement on the Catalan giants’ website. “Both Leo Messi and Samuel Umtiti, despite neither yet being declared fit for selection as they battle to recover from injury, were able ...

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Emdad reaches 2000 Dementia Friends

Local resident and Dementia Friends Champion Emdad Rahman has reached a landmark figure of 2000 Dementia Friends who he has  provided information sessions to in order to raise awareness of the effects of Dementia. Whilst training to be a volunteer at Lords Cricket Ground Emdad became a Dementia Friend in the summer of 2015 after taking part in the same awareness ...

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Seven Mills win George Greens Community Festival Cup

By Emdad Rahman George Greens School hosted an entertaining 7 a side Fathers Football tournament as Seven Mills stormed to another title win. Other teams involved included Marion Richardson, Cubitt Town, Cubitt Town 2, George Greens and John Scurr. The teams were placed in a group with the top four meeting in the semis. Seven Mills lost the first game ...

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Eid Mubarak from Beanibazar Sporting Club UK

By Emdad Rahman With the beginning of the Hajj in Makkah, Saidi Arabia, Beanibazar Sporting Club UK would like to  wish all readers Eid Mubarak. Chairman of BSCUK Mesba Ahmed said, ‘We wish a blessed and fruitful Hajj pilgrimage for those who have been fortunate to travel to the holy lands and wish everyone Eid Mubarak.’ Vice chairman Mahbub Ahmed added, ...

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Eid Mubarak from Scintilla Cricket Club

By Emdad Rahman As the global Muslim community celebrates the festival of Eid, Essex County Cricket League Premier League outfit and National Cricket League Division 2 champions Scintilla Cricket Club send their greetings to everyone who is celebrating. Scintilla Cricket Club are committed to global harmony, unity, peace and are advocates for mutual respect between all faiths and nationalities. Club ...

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