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  • Nadal vs Djokovic tonight: A French Open masterclass beckons

    No matter the result, tonight's Roland-Garros semi-final promises brilliant tennis.

  • Teams Likely to Cause an “Upset” at the UEFA Euro 2020

    Turkey face Italy in the tournament's first match, tonight at 1 AM.

  • Bangladesh team celebrating a goal against India.

    What to Expect From Bangladesh's Asian Qualifiers

    Bangladesh face India tonight at 8 PM.

  • 'Central contracts to be decided after at least two more series'

    Bangladesh Cricket Board director Akram Khan today told the media that they will be viewing performances of at least the next two series before drawing up the central contract of the national team players.

  • Nortje, Elgar put South Africa on top against Sri Lanka

    Fast bowler Anrich Nortje took six wickets and opening batsman Dean Elgar batted confidently as South Africa took control on the first day of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday.

  • Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford’s inspiring campaign against child hunger

    The 22-year old took to social media, talked with stakeholders from different government and private organisations, and made his voice heard. Millions came out in support of him, and Rashford himself raised millions of pounds for the cause.

  • India given all clear to quarantine in Sydney: report

    Cricket Australia have been given the all clear for the India squad to quarantine in Sydney ahead of their blockbuster test series around the New Year, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on Thursday.

  • Mbappe reacts to playing against his ‘idol’

    While the on-field action in France's stalemate draw with Portugal left fans with little to write home about, social media was alive with excitement over an interaction between superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe.

  • SLC in discussion to reconsider protocols for BCB

    Following the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan’s announcement that it is not possible to tour Sri Lanka under the terms that has been set by the host, including the 14-day quarantine period, media reports claimed the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officials held a meeting today to shorten the quarantine period.

  • The gap sets Liton and Co. ‘on the backfoot’

    Bangladesh batsman Liton Das said that the break in play enforced by the coronavirus pandemic has set the players in the backfoot. He said he is trying to bring back his focus with more practice while talking in a BCB press release.

  • SA run machine Conway cleared to play for NZ

    South African-born batsman Devon Conway is set to make his international debut with New Zealand after the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed his eligibility starting Aug. 28.

  • London can host 2020 Olympics if games move from Japan over coronavirus

    London would be ready to host the 2020 Olympics if the outbreak of the coronavirus forced the Games to be moved from Tokyo, Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for mayor of the British capital, says.

  • Ngidi clinches last-ball thriller

    Lungi Ngidi took three wickets in the last over and successfully defended seven runs as South Africa won the first T20I against England by one run off the last ball in East London yesterday.

  • 'Only T20s in Pak tour now, no contract for Mash'

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has stuck to its earlier stance of sending team for only the three-match T20 series to Pakistan. BCB president Nazmul Hassan informed reporters of the decision after the board’s first meeting of the new year at the home of cricket in Mirpur today.

  • Imrul attributes loss of form for national team to journalists asking questions

    Bangladesh batsman Imrul Kayes insisted that his loss of form for the national team occurs due to journalists asking questions and talking about it. Previously Test skipper Mominul Haque had reiterated in the same vein during the India tour that journalists asking questions puts pressure on the players and plays on their minds which ultimately results in hindered performance.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM to visit Kolkata tomorrow to watch Bangladesh-India match

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be a special guest as India take on Bangladesh in the historic pink-ball Test match that begins in Kolkata tomorrow.

  • 'There’s no way we take this team lightly'

    Bangladesh overcame a disastrous period in the country’s cricket to clinch a first-ever T20 win against India at Delhi yesterday. India skipper Rohit Sharma was poignant when reacting to a question over the record between the two sides leading up to the match and reasserted that in no way was his team being overconfident against the Tigers.

  • Lampard eyes first Chelsea win in home debut

    Frank Lampard admits his first match as Chelsea manager at Stamford Bridge will be a proud occasion, but only a win against Leicester will make Sunday's homecoming a truly memorable occasion.

  • Women's T20 added to 2022 Commonwealth Games

    Cricket is set to return to the Commonwealth Games after a 24-year absence with organisers confirming on Tuesday that the programme for Birmingham 2022 would include a women's Twenty20 tournament.

  • Morgan to play for Dhaka Dynamites

    Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchise Dhaka Dynamites have roped in England limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan for the upcoming edition of the tournament.

  • De Kock urges calm

    Quinton de Kock has told his South Africa teammates to keep their heads when they face New Zealand in a must-win World Cup match on Wednesday.

  • Jason Holder

    Holder fumes with batsmen

    West Indies captain Jason Holder rued his side’s ‘careless shots’ and failure to fire in the middle order after an eight-wicket loss to England yesterday.

  • ‘Need to beat six teams’

    Hannan Sarkar shared some of his World Cup memories and more in an interview with The Daily Star’s Nabid Yeasin.

  • Roy completes England's warm-up rout of Afghanistan

    Jason Roy seals an England thrashing of Afghanistan as the tournament hosts cruised to victory in their final match before the World Cup.

  • Need to use practice matches to adapt to conditions: Miraz

    Bangladesh all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz says that the team will not be taking the practice match against Pakistan tomorrow lightly as it will be a perfect opportunity for the Tigers to adapt to the English conditions ahead of the mega event.

  • Mumbai thrill on way to record 4th

    Lasith Malinga kept his nerve with the final ball as Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by one run to clinch a record fourth Indian Premier League title Sunday.


    The latest sports buzz around town is all about the new football tournament. For the first time, a one-of-a-kind footballing event will take off with Bangamata U-19 Women’s Gold Cup on April 22, 2019.

  • Deshi Ballers hosts 3x3 Basketball Tournament

    Deshi Ballers International Women's Day 3x3 Basketball Tournament was held on March 9, 2019 at Gulshan Youth Club in Dhaka, hosted by Deshi Ballers.

  • Excuses to use in badminton

    Look, we've all been there. It starts with the shuttlecock in the air, landing near you with a seemingly predictable projectile motion.

  • Catching up with the BPL

    The country's biggest T20 league is taking place as we speak, but this time around it hasn't been garnering too much attention.