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  • 5 police officials promoted to add IG, 15 others to DIG

    Five police officials have been promoted to the post of additional inspector general of police while 15 others to the rank of deputy inspector general (DIG).

  • Top Jamaat leaders held in Dhaka

    Police claim to have detained two political bigwigs of Jamaat-e-Islami and recovered a huge amount of explosives from their possession during a raid in Dholaipar area of Dhaka.

  • Diaz Irfan Chowdhury

    Diaz murder: Court asks cops to arrest accused

    A Chittagong court asks police to arrest the Bangladesh Chhatra League central leader Diaz Irfan Chowdhury murder case accused for the sake of investigation.

  • Siddiqur's uncertain future

    Accidents can and do happen. But to try to cover it up is not the answer. On the contrary a thorough and objective inquiry as to what actually happened can help prevent such accidents or take to task those that violated the standing orders.

  • Indian police arrest three over alleged involvement in IPL betting

    Indian police arrested three people in Kanpur suspected of illegal betting on cricket matches, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday, a day after the city hosted its first Indian Premier League (IPL) game of the season.

  • Panama booter shot dead

    Panamanian football player Amilcar Henriquez, a veteran member of the national team, was shot dead Saturday, authorities said.

  • Dhaka cop comes under attack, 3 held

    Unknown miscreants attack a policeman at Babubazar in Dhaka.

  • Ex-head of Salvadoran football federation given 8 years in prison

    The former president of El Salvador's football federation, who is wanted in the United States for alleged corruption, was sentenced to eight years in Salvadoran prison for labor fraud, the country's attorney general's office said on Monday.

  • Death toll in Istanbul bombings rises to 44

    The death toll from Saturday night's twin bombings in Istanbul has risen to 44, of whom 36 were police officers, Health Minister Recep Akdag was cited as saying by state-run Anadolu agency and other media on Monday.

  • Police held by Kawran Bazar

    Bangladesh Police FC played out a goalless draw against Karwan Bazar SC in their Marcel Bangladesh Championship League match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Police fire on Inter fans as relegation looms

    Brazilian police fired percussion grenades at rioting Internacional fans on Thursday after a 1-1 draw at home to Ponte Preta left the Porto Alegre club in danger of relegation for the first time in their history.

  • Milan official wants clarity on AC Milan's Chinese owners

    An anti-Mafia official at Milan's city council called on Wednesday for the Chinese buyers of soccer club AC Milan to reveal their identities, saying town hall would notify anti-money laundering authorities if there was not full disclosure.

  • Brazil authorizes Irish Olympic chief's release on bail

    A Brazilian judge ruled that Irish Olympic Committee (IOC) president Patrick Hickey, awaiting trial over an alleged ticketing scam, could be released on bail and leave the country.

  • Aminul drives Police FC

    Bangladesh Police FC moved up to the third position of the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League with a single-goal win over

  • Malaysia calls for proof after match-fixing claim

    Malaysian football authorities on Wednesday called on a former FIFA official to provide evidence after he claimed the country had become the hub for match-fixing in Southeast Asia.

  • Roy looking to maintain Eng momentum in BD

    Jason Roy is striving for perfection as he looks to continue England's recent momentum in the one-day arena.

  • Bangladesh

    Crossing the line

    Pitch invasion by a fan is nothing new in the sporting world. But in the context of Bangladesh, Sunday night's pitch invasion by what appeared to be an 'emotionally charged' fan while the Tigers were bowling against Afghanistan in the third and final ODI was something unique.

  • Mashrafe fan freed

    Police last night released the youth who had entered the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium ground during the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan on Saturday.

  • Cops interrogating pitch-invader

    The individual, who entered the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium ground during the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan, is being quizzed by police.

  • FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote

    World football body FIFA bans a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.

  • Kulasekara out on bail

    Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been released on bail after he was involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a 28-year-old motorcyclist, the country's cricket board said.

  • Girls face broken dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriage

    Child marriage is illegal in Nepal, yet the impoverished Himalayan nation has failed to put in place policies to curb the practice with almost 40 percent of girls married before the age of 18.

  • Lochte banned 10 months

    US swimmer Ryan Lochte is slapped with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics.

  • Beckenbauer has bypass surgery

    German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer undergoes open heart bypass surgery in an operation scheduled long before Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week.

  • False Neymar arrested

    Brazilian police arrest a man who allegedly posed as Neymar as part of a shocking extortion plot.

  • Top Kenyan Olympic committee official arrested

    Kenyan police arrest the secretary-general of the country's Olympic committee (NOCK) in the wake of a series of scandals and embarrassments at the Rio Games.

  • Lochte, USOC say sorry

    US gold medallist swimmer Ryan Lochte apologises for his behaviour at the Olympics.

  • Rio Olympics: Ramos, Chen disqualified for doping

    Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi are disqualified from the Olympic Games for having failed doping tests, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says.

  • Rio Olympics: US swimmers admit to inventing mugging

    US Olympic authorities apologize to Brazil on Thursday as two US swimmers are allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

  • US swimmers fought with security guard

    Reports emerge that the US Olympic swimmers claiming to have been mugged in Rio in fact got into a fight with an armed gas station security guard.

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