• Sharapova lawyer blasts WADA chief

    Maria Sharapova's attorney John Haggerty hit out at World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) head Craig Reedie for comments he made about the Russian tennis star's earnings.

  • Eranga banned for illegal action

    Sri Lanka paceman Shaminda Eranga has been banned from bowling in international matches due to an illegal action, the International Cricket Council says.

  • IAAF votes to keep Russia banned

    World athletics' governing body decides to maintain its doping ban on all Russian athletes, Sky News reported, quoting unnamed sources.

  • Russia in IAAF dock

    Scandal-hit Russia will likely discover Friday that it has not done enough to get back into world track and field's governing body, the IAAF, in time for its athletes to compete at the Rio Olympics.

  • 20 Russians thrown out

    Twenty Russians including a far-right agitator are to be thrown out of France on Thursday as the city of Lens go into lockdown.

  • Maria appeals ban in CAS

    Maria Sharapova has appealed her two-year doping ban to the highest court in sports, seeking a ruling ahead of the Olympics.

  • Arthur vows to help Amir

    New Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has promised to do everything in his power to help disgraced paceman Mohammad Amir realise his full potential after the bowler was granted a visa for the team's upcoming tour of England.

  • Chandan, Nazirul suspended

    Mohammedan defender Asaduzzaman Khan Chandan and Wari Club official Nazirul Islam were each handed one-match suspensions for separate incidents of unruly behaviour during their respective clubs' Premier Division Hockey League encounters recently.

  • Bangladesh football team

    8 booters likely in Fed Cup

    The eight footballers who were barred from taking part from any domestic football activities following writ petition are likely to be available for their respective clubs in the upcoming Federation Cup.

  • Kabaddi fed defends ban

    Bangladesh women's national kabaddi team captain Shahnaz Parvin Maleka and her teammate Shila Akter have recently been suspended for three years from taking part in any competition organised by the Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation (BKF).

  • FIFA audit chief quits

    The head of FIFA's independent audit committee Domenico Scala quit Saturday in protest at what he called attacks on reforms of the scandal-tainted world football governing body by its leadership.

  • Perera dope test botched, cleared to play

    Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kusal Perera target a swift return Thursday to international cricket after officials admitted the analysis of a doping test which triggered his suspension had been botched.

  • Mamunul and Sohel’s suspension lifted

    The national teams committee of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) lift the suspensions on Mamunul Islam and Sohel Rana from the national football team after the midfielders sought exemption from their ban.

  • No mask on Pahela Baishakh

    The celebration of Pahela Baishakh this year will see a major change as the government has slapped a ban on wearing masks in "Mongol Shovajatra" on Dhaka University campus.

  • Shela ban is permanent

    The government has imposed a permanent ban on the plying of all types of vessels through the Shela river in the Sundarbans, amid concern over frequent incidents of vessel capsize in the river.

  • Dummy explosives went undetected

    Local screeners' failure to detect some dummy explosives, which a member of the UK monitoring team planted in baggage, was one of the reasons behind the ban on Dhaka-London air cargo and warning of more such actions.

  • Taskin

    ICC calls meeting on Taskin issue

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hasan Papon said that the board was not happy with the ICC's decision to ban Taskin Ahmed from bowling in international cricket, neither was it satisfied with the report it received on Taskin's bowling action.

  • UK team looking into security steps

    An UK expert team yesterday started examining the measures taken to improve the security at the Hazrat Shahjalal International

  • Apparel exporters fear UK's ban on air cargo

    Apparel exporters are concerned over the United Kingdom’s ban on cargo flights from Dhaka and say it might adversely effect the country’s exports.

  • Ex Proteas cricketer charged with matchfixing

    A former South African national player has been charged with corruption involving match-fixing, ESPNcricinfo has learned.

  • Platini withdraws from Fifa presidential race

    Michel Platini has withdrawn his candidacy for the Fifa presidency in order to clear his name following his eight-year ban from football.

  • No outdoor celebrations

    The government has imposed a ban on all outdoor programmes and gatherings from New Years Eve dusk to dawn the next day “on security grounds”.

  • Blatter, Platini face eight-year ban

    Fifa President Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.

  • Proteas seek revival in AB's 100th Test

    AB de Villiers makes his 100th Test appearance on Thursday hoping to inspire his South African team-mates to a series-leveling victory over India in the second Test in Bangalore.

  • Triumvirate silenced the critics

    Neymar believes Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and himself were always going to be a success for Barcelona.

  • Outrage after Mumbai meat ban

    A temporary ban on the sale of meat in India's financial capital Mumbai has outraged people.

  • 6-month ban on Rana Plaza movie

    The High Court imposes a six-month restriction on a movie depicting garment worker Reshma, who was rescued miraculously on the 17th day of the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013.

  • The Smithsonian bans selfie stick

    The Smithsonian, the largest research and museum group in the world, bans the fashionable photography aid