• 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.

  • Indigenous woman found dead in Gulshan

    Police recover a body of a indigenous woman in Gulshan of Dhaka. The body of the woman, aged around 28, is found with injury marks on her chest, neck and other parts, cops say.

  • Two children strangled by 'stepbrother'

    Two children were strangled to death allegedly by their stepbrother in Comilla city yesterday.

  • Mirpur Road blocked over death of student

    Students of a private university block Dhaka’s key thoroughfare Mirpur Road in protest against death of a student in road crash.

  • Former UN head Boutros-Ghali dies

    Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the former secretary general of the UN, has died aged 93.

  • Three 'robbers' beaten to death

    A mob in Zinda area of Rupganj in Narayanganj beat three alleged robbers to death early yesterday.

  • Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead

    A riot and a fire at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico has left 52 people dead, state officials say. Another 12 are injured in the riot at Topo Chico jail that broke out just after midnight.