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  • [WATCH] Lucky Akhand’s last performance

    Resting his frail body on a wheelchair, Lucky Akhand sings his hit, “Agey Jodi Jantam” at a programme.

  • HK marathon runner dies after collapse

    A 52-year-old woman runner who took part in the Hong Kong marathon died Monday, a day after collapsing on the finish line of the 10-kilometre race.

  • Brazil invite Colombia to play in Chape charity match

    Brazil have invited Colombia to play a friendly match next month with proceeds from the game going to families of the Chapecoense players and staff killed in the Medellin air crash, a Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) spokesman told Reuters on Monday.

  • Crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia

    Doctors treated traumatized survivors and an investigation was to get underway on Wednesday into an air crash that killed 71 people and wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team en route to a cup final in Colombia.

  • Rohingya,refugee crisis,influx in BD,Bangladesh-Myanmar border,Naaf river,Rohingya minority,persecution

    Malaysia will not abandon tournament over Myanmar Rohingya crackdown

    Malaysia decided on Friday to carry on with a regional soccer tournament co-hosted by Myanmar, days after a Malaysian minister said it was considering pulling out in protest against Myanmar's bloody crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims.

  • Costa Rica defender Badilla dies during run

    Former Costa Rica international Gabriel Badilla has died aged 32, the Costa Rica Star reported on Sunday, the newspaper saying the defender collapsed near the finish of a 10km race in Santa Ana.

  • Sporting deaths that sparked safety re-thinks

    Batsman Phillip Hughes died after he was struck on the neck by a bouncer during an Australian domestic match in 2014, stunning the sporting world.

  • Angered family walks out on final day of Hughes inquest

    The family of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes walked out of an inquest into his death after a submission from the lawyer for Cricket Australia that the coroner should not rule on claims the batsman been subject to threatening language.

  • Scottish boxer Towell dies after bout

    Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies in hospital after the 25-year-old suffered serious injuries in a welterweight bout in Glasgow on Thursday.

  • Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

    Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and propelled the game into the mainstream, dies at the age of 87.

  • Ashraful loses his father

    Former Bangladesh international cricketer Mohammad Ashraful’s father Abdul Matin passes away last night at the Apollo Hospital, Dhaka.

  • 'Pakistan never found another Hanif'

    The cricket world paid tributes to Pakistan legend Hanif Mohammad, who died aged 81 in Karachi.

  • 'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

    A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

  • Train rams car in Jessore, 3 killed

    A train has rammed a private car on a level crossing in Jessore Sadar upazila leaving three people dead and one other injured.

  • Second N Ireland fan dies

    A Northern Ireland supporter suffers a suspected heart attack and dies while watching his country beat Ukraine at Euro 2016 on Thursday, police said.

  • Tragedy hits Nigeria again

    Tragedy has hit Nigeria football again as former Super Eagles coach Shuaibu Amodu died just days after another national team coach Stephen Keshi passed away.

  • Muhammad Ali to be laid to rest

    Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero who electrified crowds the world over.

  • Biometric driver data adds to safety

    Formula One is planning to add more cockpit cameras and gather biometric data from drivers, possibly as early as this season, to provide a better understanding of accidents and improve safety.

  • 'Like punching a mountain'

    Former Indian amateur boxer Haroon Khan bubbles with excitement and bravado as he recalls his two bouts with his hero, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, three decades ago.

  • 3 bouts that defined Ali

    Muhammad Ali was 22 and still known as Cassius Clay when he took on heavyweight world champion Sonny Liston for the first time in Miami Beach, Florida.

  • Muhammad Ali recalled as fighter for justice

    Muhammad Ali is remembered in tributes worldwide for his iconic fight for social justice as well as his legendary boxing battles following his death Friday at age 74.

  • Final respects for Cozier today

    Arrangements have been made for members of the public to pay their final respect to internationally acclaimed cricket writer, commentator and journalist Tony Cozier on Wednesday.

  • International Cricket Council

    ICC considers concussion substitutes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering the use of concussion substitutes following a report on the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

  • Cameroon goalkeeper dies

    The goalkeeper of a Cameroonian women's side has died after collapsing during a warm-up session, the Cameroon Football Federation has said.

  • Ex-state minister Mujibur Rahman passes away

    Former state minister and Awami League lawmaker Dr Capt (retd) Mujibur Rahman Fakir of Mymensingh constituency-3 has passed away at the age of 68.

  • UN, US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Norway, CPJ condemn Xulhaz killing

    UN, US, UK, CPJ, Denmark and Norway condemn the murders of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area.

  • Man stabbed to death

    A man was stabbed to death by unidentified criminals at Siddikbazar in the capital's Old Dhaka yesterday when he was going to Fulbaria

  • Muezzin killed inside mosque

    Unidentified assailants stabbed a muezzin to death inside a mosque in Old Dhaka's Islampur yesterday.

  • Girl beaten to death over trivial matter

    A schoolgirl, who was critically injured after being beaten allegedly by her cousin over a trifling matter in Madhupur upazila on Wednesday, died early yesterday.

  • Prince of Tides author Conroy dies

    US novelist Pat Conroy - whose best-selling novels include Prince of Tides and Water is Wide - has died aged 70.