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Dead ball denies Bangladesh win

Dead ball denies Bangladesh win

Bangladesh were unable to find a solution from their dead ball woes and conceded from an 87-minute free-kick to settle for a 1-1 draw in their second World Cup qualifier against 10-manTajikistan on Tuesday…

June 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
(R to L) Head of the organising committee for the 2018 World Cup Alexei Sorokin, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko attend a news conference in the southern city of Samara, Russia, June 10, 2015. — Reuters photo

FIFA shelves bidding for 2026 World Cup, seeks Blatter replacement

Scandal-plagued FIFA postponed the bidding for the right to host the 2026 World Cup on Wednesday and embarked on the search to find a replacement for outgoing president Sepp Blatter…

June 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Neymar leads resurgent Brazil

Neymar leads resurgent Brazil

A resurgent Brazil are determined to bury the memory of last year’s traumatic World Cup campaign as they prepare to regain their crown as the kings of South American football at the Copa America…

June 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Kyrgyzstan arrive today

A 33-member Kyrgyzstan national football team will arrive here today to take part in the FIFA World Cup qualifier against the hosts on June 11.
The central Asian country, who are ranked 177th in the current FIFA rankings, consist most players of dual nationality, especially from African origins…

June 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Khaled Mahmud denies resignation

Khaled Mahmud denies resignation

Former national captain Khaled Mahmud resigned from the post of manager of Bangladesh cricket team on Monday. ‘We have got his resignation letter. But, we are yet to work…

June 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Ravi Shastri. — Reuters photo

Shastri to coach India in Bangladesh

Ravi Shastri will coach India on their tour of Bangladesh later this month, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Tuesday, as deliberations continue over a…

June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Afghanistan national football team players undergo a drill session at the Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club ground on Sunday. — New Age photo

Afghan coach to employ ‘German’ philosophy

After a narrow 1-2 defeat to Singapore, Bangladesh are going to host Afghanistan in a FIFA friendly international match on Tuesday as part of their World Cup qualifying and Asian Cup preparations…

June 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Journalists are reflected in a logo at the FIFA headquarters after a meeting of the executive committee in Zurich in this October 4, 2013 file photo. Authorities in Zurich on May 27, 2015 launched an operation to arrest several high-ranking FIFA officials on corruption charges and extradite them to the United States, the New York Times reported. Picture taken May 27, 2015.-- Reuters photo

Swiss arrest top global soccer officials in US, Swiss corruption cases

Seven of the most powerful figures in global soccer faced extradition to the United States on corruption charges after being arrested on Wednesday in Switzerland…

Dale Steyn

Steyn apologises to Tigers’ fans

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn on Tuesday apologised to the Bangladesh fans who were offended by his comments about Bangladesh team in an interview published in Wisden India…

May 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

BFF out against dead-ball doom

Bangladesh are desperate to overcome their dead-ball woes when they start their World Cup qualifying campaign with two back-to-back matches at home in June…

May 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina feeds a piece of cake to Mushfiqur Rahim during a reception she accorded to the Bangladesh cricket team at Ganabhban on Saturday. — New Age photo

PM announces cash reward of Tk 2 crore for Tigers

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday announced to give Tk 2 crore to Bangladesh cricket team for their outstanding performance in the recent World Cup and thrashing Pakistan in the ODI series and outplaying them also in the lone T20 match…

April 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
-- New Age photo

PM announces cash reward of Tk 2cr for cricketers

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday announced to present Tk 2 crore to Bangladesh cricket team for their outstanding performance in the recent World Cup and thrashing Pakistan…

April 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, National
Pakistan bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed speaks to the media at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. 
— New Age photo

Mushtaq believes on his disciples

Pakistan will come hard to avoid the embarrassment of clean sweep against Bangladesh, said bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed, as they face the hosts in the third and final match of the three-match series today…

April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

WC winner sold medal to buy cocaine

Former Brazil international Paulo Cesar has admitted he sold his World Cup winners medal from 1970 to buy cocaine…

April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Pakistan look for a turnaround

The new-look Pakistan cricket team will look forward to turning the table when they take on Bangladesh in the second of the three-match one-day international series after going down to the hosts in the opening game…

April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Mahmudullah joins ‘favourites’ talks

Mahmudullah joins ‘favourites’ talks

Batsman Mahmudullah on Wednesday joined Sakib al Hasan to call Bangladesh the favourite in the upcoming home series against Pakistan as the recent success in the ICC World Cup had raised their confidence…

April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Chandika Hathurusinghe

Coach on top of list of World Cup bonuses

The Bangladesh national cricket coach Chandika Hathurusinghe will earn seven times more than what members on the World Cup team will get as special bonus from the Bangladesh Cricket Board…

April 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Belgium up to best ever third in FIFA rankings

Belgium are basking in their highest ever FIFA ranking on Thursday, as last year’s World Cup quarter-finalists move up one place into third on the strength of good form in Euro 2016 qualifying…

April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Bhutan leaps 46 places in FIFA rankings, Belgium go third

Bhutan jumped 46 places from the foot of the FIFA rankings to 163rd on Thursday after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying…

April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Prime Bank South Zone paceman Rubel Hossain celebrates one of his five wickets against Walton Central Zone during their Bangladesh Cricket League match at the Fatullah stadium on Monday. — Sourav Loskar

Rubel, Mashrafee steer South Zone

Rubel Hossain carried his World Cup form in the domestic cricket and Mashrafee bin Murtaza regained his touch with the bat to keep Prime Bank South Zone in Bangladesh Cricket League title race on Monday…

April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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