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  • Griezmann starts Barca training

    French striker Antoine Griezmann trained with his new Barcelona teammates for the first time on Monday following his controversial move from Atletic Madrid last week. “The first of two sessions scheduled for the day was completed by all available first team players,

  • Abahani, MSC face off today

    Archrivals Abahani and Mohammedan will square off in one of the five matches of Bangladesh Premier League at Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • Cordoba stars in Saif’s thrilling win

    A tremendous performance by Colombian midfielder Deiner Cordoba helped Saif Sporting Club to a 3-2 win over Sheikh Jamal DC in their Bangladesh Premier League encounter at the Rafique Uddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh yesterday.

  • Pogba must put his head down and focus on pre-season: Robson

    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must distance himself from speculation that he is set to end an unhappy spell at Old Trafford and focus on pre-season training until a decision is reached on his future, club legend Bryan Robson said.

  • Mihajlovic battling leukaemia

    Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic said on Saturday that he had a severe form of leukaemia but that he was sure he would win the battle.

  • AFC Cup: Abahani unsure of replacements

    Abahani made a piece of history last month by reaching the knockout stages of the AFC Cup for the first time, but the country’s most successful club in domestic circuit are apparently in a quandary over the possible foreign and local replacements ahead of their inter-

  • Neymar renews war with PSG

    Neymar fired another shot in his battle with Paris Saint-Germain after saying his favourite football memory is Barcelona’s incredible 2017 comeback win over PSG, which Neymar helped inflict on his current club.

  • Neymar raises new speculation about Barca with social media post

    Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward might return to his former club, but his public relations company said he would show up in Paris on Monday.

  • Atleti to take Barca to FIFA

    Atletico Madrid will challenge the amount Barcelona paid to acquite Antoine Griezmann’s transfer, Spanish media reported on Saturday.

  • Barcelona top global sport pay rankings

    Atletico threaten legal action as Barca announce Griezmann signing

    Spanish champions Barcelona announced the signing of striker Antoine Griezmann on Friday for 120 million euros ($135 million) from a fuming Atletico Madrid, who said the Catalan club had not paid enough to trigger the player's release clause.

  • Barca spend 120m euros for Griezmann

    Barcelona announced the signing of Antoine Griezmann on Friday after the Spanish champions paid La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid the 120 million euro ($135 million) release clause required to sign the World Cup winner.

  • Kings closer to title

    Bashundhara Kings inched closer to the title of the Bangladesh Premier League with an emphatic 3-0 win over Arambagh KS at the Rafique Uddin Bhuiya Stadium in Mymensingh yesterday.

  • Antoine Griezmann

    Barcelona sign Griezmann from Atletico Madrid

    Barcelona sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid for 120 million euros ($135 million)after paying his release clause, the La Liga champions says in a statement.

  • Women’s C’ship from today

    The final round of the JFA U-14 National Women’s Championship will get underway today at the Birshrestha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur with eight districts vying for the title.

  • Abahani exact vengeance

    Abahani tasted sweet revenge for their first-leg defeat against Sheikh Russel KC when they handed the side a single goal defeat in a Bangladesh Premier League encounter at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Arsenal captain Koscielny refuses to travel on pre-season tour

    Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel with the squad for their pre-season tour to the United States, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

  • Mohammedan hit new low

    A struggling Mohammedan SC exceeded their losing record in professional football league when they suffered a 2-1 defeat against Sheikh Jamal DC in their Bangladesh Premier League encounter at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Agent seeks quick fix for Pogba

    Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola hopes that a breakthrough in negotiations that benefits “all parties” will soon be made regarding the Manchester United midfielder’s future.

  • Aurier gets too pumped up

    Ivory Coast captain Serge Aurier managed to injure himself again at the Africa Cup of Nations without playing -- hurting his right hand while banging the table to encourage his team mates.

  • PSG get tough with Neymar

    French club Paris Saint-Germain said they would take “appropriate action” after Neymar failed to show up for pre-season training with the French champions.

  • PSG to take action after Neymar skips training

    French champions Paris St Germain have said they will take action against Neymar after the Brazilian forward failed to report for training on Monday.

  • Tite tells Messi to show respect

    Brazil coach Tite told Lionel Messi to show some respect following claims from the Argentina captain that the Copa America had been “fixed” so the hosts would win.

  • Brazil end 12-year wait

    Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus’s dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday.

  • Abahani win a 8-goal thriller

    Abahani survived a late score against Brothers Union in a thrilling 5-3 win in their Bangladesh Premier League encounter at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Club councillors demand immediate BFF AGM

    The Bangladesh Football Clubs Association (BFCA), a platform of clubs from Bangladesh Premier League, Bangladesh Championship League and Senior, Second and Third Division Leagues, yesterday made a demand to the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) to hold

  • Proud of Peru's achievements at Copa, Gareca pledges to stay on

    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca praised his players for giving hope to the country after they lost the Copa America final 3-1 to Brazil on Sunday and declared that he was not interested in coaching any other team until the next World Cup.

  • Alves rolls back the years at Copa America to keep trophy collection bulging

    Brazil captain Dani Alves had his hands full of trophies on Sunday after leading his team to a 3-1 victory over Peru in the Copa America final and being named best player of the tournament, outperforming his peers despite his 36 years.

  • Jesus takes centre stage as Brazil win Copa America

    Brazil's Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 on Sunday to win the Copa America for the ninth time in a pulsating contest at the Maracana stadium.

  • Egypt FA chief quits

    The president of the Egyptian Football Association Hani Abou Rida resigned late Saturday and “sacked” his technical team after the hosts’

  • Griezmann to ignore Atleti training

    Barcelona target Antoine Griezmann will ignore his club Atletico Madrid’s demand to turn up for training on Sunday, Spanish daily Marca