2h ago| More Sports

Mayweather scores KO in front of watching Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather knocked out mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura in the second round on Sunday in Japan in the latest of the boxing great's post-retirement exhibitions.

10h ago| Tennis

Djokovic makes stylish return at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Novak Djokovic made an impressive return after two months out of action as the Team Europe star thrashed Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-3 with Roger Federer cheering him on at the Laver Cup on Saturday.

1d ago| Tennis

'This is not the end-end, you know, life goes on'

Roger Federer promised his fans they had not seen the last of him after bringing the curtain down on his glittering career, saying he would see them on a "different type of tennis court" in future.

1w ago| More Sports

‘Failure is very rare in Nikli’

Swimmer Karar Samedul Islam, a product of the Nikli Swimming Club, won one silver and three bronze medals in the 2004 SAF Games in Islamabad. Considered one of the best swimmers produced in Bangladesh, Samedul spoke about a journey that began at a club in Kishoreganj and shared the secrets of Nikli’s success while speaking to The Daily Star’s Ashfaq Ul Mushfiq.

1w ago| Tennis

Alcaraz loses in first match as world number one

U.S. Open champion Carlos Alcaraz crashed to defeat on his debut as world number one, losing 6-7(3) 6-4 6-2 to Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime in their Davis Cup Finals group-stage clash on Friday.

1w ago| More Sports

Michael Jordan's 'Last Dance' jersey sells for record $10.1 million

Michael Jordan's jersey from the opening game of the 1998 NBA Finals sold for over $10 million at an auction on Thursday, making it the most expensive piece of game-worn sports memorabilia in history.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Mayweather scores KO in front of watching Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather knocked out mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura in the second round on Sunday in Japan in the latest of the boxing great's post-retirement exhibitions.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Djokovic makes stylish return at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Novak Djokovic made an impressive return after two months out of action as the Team Europe star thrashed Frances Tiafoe 6-1, 6-3 with Roger Federer cheering him on at the Laver Cup on Saturday.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

'This is not the end-end, you know, life goes on'

Roger Federer promised his fans they had not seen the last of him after bringing the curtain down on his glittering career, saying he would see them on a "different type of tennis court" in future.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Protester sets fire to arm at Laver Cup

There was a dramatic start to the event that will see tennis great Roger Federer feature in his final match as a spectator rushed past security and set fire to his arm courtside during the opening session at London’s famous O2 Arena.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Federer irreplaceable, says McEnroe

John McEnroe says Roger Federer and Serena Williams are "irreplaceable" but that tennis "goes on no matter what" as the Swiss prepares to play his final match on Friday.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Phelps not ready to move over for 'hungry kid' Marchand

Olympic great Michael Phelps said he was 'greedy' to hold onto his one remaining individual swimming world record faced with the threat of 'hungry kid' Leon Marchand.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

Federer to partner Nadal in his last dance

Some of the most iconic moments of Roger Federer's glittering career featured Rafa Nadal across the net but on Friday his great Spanish rival will be alongside him for his final bow.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Chess champion Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations

Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen abruptly withdrew from a game against American Hans Niemann, reigniting an ongoing cheating controversy in the sport.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Murray hoping for final chance to play with Federer at Laver Cup

Andy Murray said he was hoping for a "special" final chance to share a court with Roger Federer at next week's Laver Cup in London and possibly team up to play doubles before the Swiss great retires from the sport.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

IUB win two medals in Inter-Uni chess

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) clinched a silver and a bronze medal in the men's and women's chess events respectively in the Bangabandhu Inter-University Sports Championship.