France captain Lloris retires from international football

France captain Hugo Lloris has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 36, three weeks after his country lost the World Cup final on penalties to Argentina in Doha.

Smith dampens down retirement talk

Australia batsman Steve Smith dampened down talk of his retirement on Friday after suggesting it was by no means certain that he would be still playing test cricket next season.

Spanish great Busquets announces international retirement

Spanish midfielder and 2010 World Cup winner Sergio Busquets announced his international retirement on Friday.

Top 7 footballers we say goodbye to in FIFA World Cup 2022

The biggest names in world football will be eyeing the ultimate glory of winning the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, but it will also be the last one for some of the legends of the game who have enthralled us with their timeless football skills, leaving a void that will be hard to fill.

#Perspective / How much money do you need to retire early?

In a world that is full of economic uncertainties, one can never know for certain how much money they would need in order to retire early and still live comfortably, but financial experts now say that there is a number that can be calculated, which can take you close. The FIRE (financial-independence-retire-early) number is a concrete figure that can tell one the amount of money that they would need, if they were to leave their job right now and retire.

Curtain falls on Federer and Nadal ultimate rivalry

When we think about Rafa vs Federer, we think elegance vs swagger, endurance vs aggression. The contrasting playing styles of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal has played a vital part in determining the competitiveness of their rivalry, Nadal with his heavy topspin centred ground strokes at the clay courts against Federer’s single-handed backhands at grass courts, it felt like they were destined to do this forever.

Riyad’s farewell from T20Is in New Zealand?

According to sources in the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), the board might consider giving farewell to stalwart Mahmudullah Riyad from the T20 format in one of the matches during Bangladesh's tri-nation T20I series in New Zealand next month.

Mushfiqur retires from T20Is

Bangladesh's veteran wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim has announced his retirement from T20 Internationals. The announcement came from his official Facebook page on Sunday noon.

Prepping for the inevitable: Retirement

Retirement — a word dreaded by many. What does one do when they retire, is a thought not many ask while they are still active in service. Should one leave the inevitable of life as a postscript, or does one make serious plans so that their transition into a retired life is a smooth one?

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Podolski quits int'l football

German striker Lukas Podolski announces his retirement from international duty for the Mannschaft after appearing 129 times for the World champions.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Homebound on retirement, man meets tragic end

He got off the train just to get a paan. All his career he must have done it hundreds of times, but this would be his last.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Snooker great Davis retires

Snooker great Steve Davis has announced his retirement at the age of 58. Davis began his career in 1978 and dominated the sport in the 1980s, winning six world titles and was world number one from 1983 to 1990.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Justice Manik submits 65 judgments, orders

Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik, a former judge of the Appellate Division, yesterday submitted 65 judgments and orders written after his retirement, along with the relevant case files to the apex court.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Rush drummer Neil Peart mentions his retirement

Rock band Rush's drummer, lyricist Neil Peart mentions his retirement from musical career in an interview.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

Ex-England bowler Tremlett retires

Former England fast bowler Chris Tremlett has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

June 5, 2015
June 5, 2015

Eye injury forces Kieswetter to quit

Somerset and England wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter has announced his immediate retirement from cricket because of an eye injury.