Ratcliffe wants to build new stadium for Man United, bring back glory days

British billionaire and Manchester United co-owner Jim Ratcliffe wants to build a new stadium for the club as he aims to bring back its glory days in the Premier League and European competitions, he told the BBC on Wednesday.

El Salvador mourns 12 killed in football stadium stampede

El Salvador soccer fans were mourning Sunday after 12 people died and hundreds were injured in a stampede at a stadium, with the country's president vowing an investigation.

Bangladesh-India Test: Hyderabad to revive old tradition to commemorate historic match

The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) would revive an old tradition and bring out a souvenir to commemorate the historical occasion of India and Bangladesh playing the first ever Test in India.

Cricket: 5,000 seats for students at Test match

Hyderabad Cricket Association is gearing up to host the one-off Test match between India and Bangladesh from February 9 to 13 at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium despite the early serious doubts expressed in some quarters about it hosting the match for want of funds.

Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29

Turkey declared a day of national mourning on Sunday after twin bombings targeting police struck the heart of Istanbul near the home stadium of football giants Besiktas, killing 29 people.

Football: Barcelona fans turn up the noise at Nou Camp

Barcelona's Nou Camp is the biggest soccer arena in Europe and has long been the home of the world's best players but visitors have often complained that it is lacking in atmosphere.

Herrera to frame Spain debut shirt

Spain midfielder Ander Herrera will preserve the memory of his international debut by framing the shirt he played in at Wembley on Tuesday.

Football: Lionel Messi starring role for "Game of Thrones"

Stars of Emmy-winning television epic "Game of Thrones" got a front row seat at the Lionel Messi show on Sunday as the Argentine superstar scored his 500th Barcelona goal.

Rain threat not major

Ahead of Bangladesh's second and final Test against England today, an aspect which dampened the spirits of fans anticipating another closely-fought encounter was the incessant rainfall throughout yesterday.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

Search for swimmers continues

In an endeavour to find the 60 best swimmers of the country, the Bangladesh Swimming Federation with the assistance of Bangladesh Navy holds the Talent Hunt Programme at the Stadium pond in Manikganj.

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

Mariners, Usha win big

Usha Krira Chakra begin their Super Six campaign of the Green Delta Premier Division Hockey League with an emphatic 6-0 victory over Dhaka Wanderers Club at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Jr athletics from Friday

The 32nd Junior National Athletics Championships will get underway tomorrow at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, with some 600 participants expected to blaze the track at the big bowl.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Mariners start strong

A rejuvenated Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club got off to a flyer in the Green Delta Insurance Premier Hockey League with an emphatic 4-1 win over Ajax SC at the Maulana Bhasani Stadium yesterday.

July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015

Bangladesh must rise to the challenge

If Bangladesh win on Tuesday, July 15 against South Africa, the world will get an after-shock of the series wins over India and Pakistan unlike anything seen on the Richter scale before.

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