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  • Chittagong Open this month

    After hosting the BTI Open in Kurmitola, Bangladesh is going to host another Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) event later this month.

  • Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win

    Two days after playing the Doha final, Caroline Wozniacki plunged straight back to work on Monday at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 first-round defeat of Darya Kasatkina.

  • Sizzling Serena comes back with bang

    Serena Williams exploded any doubts about her form on Tuesday as she swept into the Australian Open second round on her return to Grand Slam action.

  • Murray, Kerber top seeds at Aus Open

    World number ones Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber were named the top seeds on Thursday for next week's Australian Open with organisers aligning with the current rankings.

  • Murray wins third BBC Sports Personality award

    Andy Murray was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time on Sunday despite his wife telling him she was voting for one of his rivals.

  • Troubled Kyrgios eyes more time off next year

    Troubled Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios indicates he will play fewer tournaments in 2017 after his meltdown at the Shanghai Masters saw him slapped with an eight-week ban.

  • 'Bad boy' Kyrgios banned for Shanghai tantrums

    Tennis 'bad boy' Nick Kyrgios has been banned for eight tournament weeks for his conduct during his defeat at the Shanghai Masters last week, the governing body for men's tennis (ATP) says.

  • Wozniacki beats Mladenovic to win Hong Kong Open

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki defeats unseeded French challenger Kristina Mladenovic to take the Hong Kong Open after a battle of wills that lasts almost three hours.

  • Ripping yarn tells tale of Djokovic in crisis

    Novak Djokovic's problems come to an explosive head at the Shanghai Masters and the Serb now faces being knocked off world number one if he can't find a quick solution.

  • Siddikur starts well

    Ace Bangladesh golfer Siddikur Rahman got off to an impressive start in the Macao Open when he finished the opening round with two-under par 69 at the Macau Golf and Country Club yesterday.

  • Nadal, Murray win China Open first round matches

    Rafael Nadal storms through his opening match of the China Open as he seeks to redeem his injury-blighted season with a strong run in Beijing.

  • Siddikur Rahman

    Siddikur sneaks into third round

    Siddikur Rahman squeezes into the third round of the ISPS HANDA Global Cup tied for 50th position.

  • 'Couldn't sleep for three nights'

    He went close to creating history by winning the Mauritius Open on the European Tour before relinquishing his pole position because of one bad shot. Even so, he stands on the cusp of being the first Bangladeshi to directly qualify for the Olympics.

  • Andy Murray

    Murray strolls into final

    Britain's Andy Murray qualifies for his first Rome Masters final on Saturday after cruising past Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-2, 6-1 in their rain-interrupted semi-final.

  • Novak staves off Rafa threat

    World number one Novak Djokovic fends off a resurgent Rafael Nadal 7-5 7-6 (4) in a pulsating battle on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Italian Open.

  • Siddikur Rahman

    Siddikur stays at four-under

    Siddikur Rahman stays at four-under but slipped one place after an even-par second round in the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open yesterday.

  • Siddikur needs a good show in Mauritius

    Bangladesh's ace golfer Siddikur Rahman will be hoping for a good outing in the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open beginning in Mauritius today as a place in the Olympics looks slipping away.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic, Murray reach last 8

    World number one Novak Djokovic racks up his 30th win of a dominant season with a 6-2, 6-1 destruction of Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the Madrid Masters quarter-finals on Thursday.

  • Siddikur ends at 74th

    Siddikur Rahman finish tied for 74th in the Panasonic Open Golf Championship in Japan yesterday after managing a one-over-par (72) in the fourth and final round.

  • Banglabandha opens immigration services

    Immigration services at Banglabandha land port in Panchagarh and the corresponding Phulbari land port in Jalpaiguri of West Bengal began yesterday amid festivity and hope that it would boost trade and tourism between the two countries.

  • Djokovic denies match-fixing charge

    Novak Djokovic has denied "absurd" allegations in an Italian newspaper that he "wanted to lose" a match at the Paris Masters in 2007.