2d ago| More Sports

McLaughlin-Levrone, Duplantis win World Athlete of the year awards

World champion American hurdler Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone and Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis won the World Athlete of the year awards on Monday.

3d ago| Tennis

Renowned tennis coach Bollettieri dies at 91

Nick Bollettieri, the larger-than-life coach whose famed Florida tennis academy changed the face of the game by producing some of its greatest players, has died at the age of 91, with ex-student Tommy Haas leading tributes to the “one of a kind” American.

1w ago| More Sports

Winners of Bangabandhu IUS C’ship digitally receive prize money

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presented the cheque for the winners of the third edition of the Bangabandhu Inter University Sports Championship via digital payment through Bkash at the Army Stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday.

3w ago| More Sports

Acme Chattogram crowned HCT champions

Acme Chattogram clinched the title of the Hockey Champions Trophy with a 4-3 win over Monarch Padma in the penalty shoot-out following a 2-2 draw in regulation time of the exciting final at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

3w ago| More Sports

Wimbledon relaxes dress code to allow women to wear dark undershorts

Wimbledon will relax its strict rules on white clothing at the championships and allow women players to wear dark undershorts and relieve a potential source of anxiety when they have their periods, the All England Club said on Thursday.

3w ago| Tennis

Djokovic confirms he has visa to play in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic will be able to bid for a record-extending 10th men's singles title at next year's Australian Open after being granted a visa to travel to the tournament.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Djokovic finishes troubled year with 'satisfying' ATP Finals title

Novak Djokovic said  winning a record-equalling sixth ATP Tour Finals title on Sunday was a "deeply satisfying" ending to his troubled and truncated year.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

8000 miles non-stop and still counting, 73-year-old shows the way

“It doesn’t matter what field you’re talking about – beating somebody else just doesn’t do it for me. I’m much more interested in whether I reach the goals that I set for myself, so in this sense long-distance running is the perfect fit for a mindset like mine,” renowned Japanese writer Haruki Murakami wrote in his memoir, titled: What I talk about when I talk about running.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Acme Chattogram crowned HCT champions

Acme Chattogram clinched the title of the Hockey Champions Trophy with a 4-3 win over Monarch Padma in the penalty shoot-out following a 2-2 draw in regulation time of the exciting final at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Wimbledon relaxes dress code to allow women to wear dark undershorts

Wimbledon will relax its strict rules on white clothing at the championships and allow women players to wear dark undershorts and relieve a potential source of anxiety when they have their periods, the All England Club said on Thursday.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Djokovic confirms he has visa to play in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic will be able to bid for a record-extending 10th men's singles title at next year's Australian Open after being granted a visa to travel to the tournament.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Nadal ready 'to die' to return to his tennis peak

Rafael Nadal says he is "going to die" trying to return to the level of tennis that saw him capture a record 22 Grand Slam singles titles after his hopes of a first-ever ATP Finals title and becoming year end world number one were extinguished on Tuesday.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Tanimitsu drives Padma to final

Japanese Miya Tanimitsu struck four goals as Monarch Padma came twice from behind to earn a hard-fought 4-3 win over Rupayan City Cumilla in the Qualifiers-2 of the Hockey Champions Trophy (HCT) at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today to set final of the event against Acme Chattogram.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

BSPA to honour 10 best athletes

The Bangladesh Sports Press Association is set to accord reception to 10 athletes from seven disciplines to mark the organisation’s 60th anniversary.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Djokovic to get visa for 2023 Australian Open: reports

Former world number one Novak Djokovic will be granted a visa to play in the 2023 Australian Open, local media reports said Tuesday, despite his deportation from the country ahead of this year's tournament in January.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Djokovic dispatches Tsitsipas in ATP Finals opener

Novak Djokovic had enough of an edge at the beginning and the end as he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) on Monday in the ATP Finals, a defeat that ended the Greek's hopes of finishing the year at number one.