Post Tagged with: "World Cup"

Bangladesh national football team coach Fabio Lopez (c) attends a training session at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sunday ahead of their October 13 World Cup qualifiers. — Courtesy BFF

Lopez tight-lipped on final XI

National team coach Fabio Lopez remained tightlipped over his starting XI for the forthcoming World Cup qualifying match against Kyrgyzstan, scheduled on Tuesday…

October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Bangladesh national football team coach Fabio Lopez (R) shakes hands with the team captain Mamunul Islam at the BFF House on Thursday. — New Age photo

Lopez picks his men for Kyrgyzstan

Team BJMC forward Nabib Newaz Jibon is the only new face in the Bangladesh national football team as their new coach Fabio Lopez on Thursday announced his final 23-member squad for their World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan…

October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Brazil face WC clashes without Neymar

Brazil face WC clashes without Neymar

Much has changed for Brazil’s national team since last year’s humiliating World Cup exit, but as the 2018 qualifying campaign gets underway Thursday one worrying factor stays the same: the absence of superstar Neymar.

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Petition against Paloma’s Rugby World Cup song

A petition has been launched, asking ITV to stop playing Paloma Faith’s Rugby World Cup song.
The campaign, which a few thousand people have signed up to so far, has asked ITV to stop playing the track, a cover of World in Union, reports BBC…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Exhibition/Shows, Music, Timeout
Bangladesh national football team players jog during a training session at the BFF Artificial turf on Saturday. — Courtesy BFF

Footballers discontent with residential camp facilities

National team players showed discontent over the facilities of the ongoing residential camp at the Bangladesh Football Federation House ahead of their World Cup qualifying match against Kyrgyzstan on October 13 in Bishkek…

September 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Low donates prize to refugees

Germany national coach Joachim Low has donated a cheque of 25,000 euros in honour of his career achievements to a refugee charity…

September 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Zia shines in Baku again

Grand Master Ziaur Rahman held Russian Super GM Evgeny Tomashevsky in second successive match of the World Cup chess opening round in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

Zia leaves for World Cup chess

Bangladesh’s Grand Master Ziaur Rahman left Dhaka on Tuesday to participate in the World Cup Chess 2015 that begins in Azerbaijan capital of Baku on Friday….

September 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
Members of the Bangladesh national football team attend a training session at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday ahead of their today’s World Cup 2018 qualifying match against Jordan. — Sourav Loskar

Hosts look to surprise Jordan

Bangladesh will face Asia’s emerging football giants Jordan in their fourth World Cup Qualifiers match in Dhaka today hoping to improve their show after the recent 0-5 mauling by reigning Asian Asian champions Australia…

September 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Jordan national team players are seen training at a Dhanmondi ground on Sunday ahead of their Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup qualifying match against hosts Bangladesh. — Courtesy BFF

B’desh eye home advantage

Bangladesh will be looking to use their home condition for eking out a positive outcome against Jordan in their next World Cup qualifying match in Dhaka on Tuesday…

September 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Members of Bangladesh national football team pose for photograph upon their arrival at Perth airport on Sunday. — Courtesy BFF

Confident Bangladesh reach Australia

Bangladesh national football team reached Australia on Sunday for their World Cup qualifying match along with confidence that they incurred through their creditable draw against Malaysia in an international friendly at Kuala Lumpur a couple days back…

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

England still haunted by WC disaster

England may have regained the Ashes but the memory of their humiliating exit from the World Cup is still all too vivid for assistant coach Paul Farbrace…

August 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Russia prepares for World Cup draw

Preparations for Russia’s 2018 World Cup will get officially underway with the qualification draw across five confederations taking place today just as FIFA continues to reel from a corruption scandal…

July 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Bangladesh to play Malaysia in World Cup warm-up

Bangladesh will take on Malaysia national team on August 29 in an international friendly match in Kuala Lumpur as part of their preparation of the World Cup qualifying match against Asian champions Australia, said the Bangladesh Football Federation on Monday…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi (C) controls the ball during a training session at the Everton Sport Center in Vina del Mar, Chile on Saturday. — AFP photo

Messi bemoans scoring difficulties at Copa

World Cup runners-up Argentina came to the Copa America in Chile as favourites and were expected to put plenty of goals past their opponents…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Maradona salutes ‘Don Diego’

Diego Maradona saluted his father ‘Don Diego’ who passed away at the age of 87, saying he was at peace and with the ‘love of us all…

June 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Rivaldo ponders comeback at 43

World Cup winner Rivaldo is considering coming out of retirement at the age of 43 to help pull struggling Mogi Mirim off the bottom of the Brazilian second division…

June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Controversy? What controversy?

Controversy? What controversy?

It seemed the no-ball controversy that helped Rohit Sharma earned his century in the World Cup quarter-final against Bangladesh will haunt him forever wherever he goes…

June 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Bangladesh’s Nasir Hossain and captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza jumps on Mustafizur Rahman as they celebrate the dismissal of Indian batsman Ravindra Jadeja during their first one-day international match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday. — AP photo

Thy name is war

‘We don’t play for revenge’ is one of the most commonly used rhetoric in sports. Whenever a team loses and finds an opportunity to pay it back, it often tries to keep cool by carefully sidetracking the revenge talks…

June 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza (L) and his Indian counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni pose with the one-day series trophy at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday. — Sourav Loskar

Tigers extra motivated as ODI series begins today

Bangladesh will remain extra motivated as they take on India today in the first match of the three-match one-day international series, said skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Wednesday…

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