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Tamim to take part in EPL

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal was scheduled to fly for Nepal on Thursday night to take part in Everest Premier League (EPL) T20. Tamim will represent Bhairahawa Gladiators, reports UNB. Tamim was suffering from a knee injury which forced him to sit out of action for a while. He missed both...

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Ronaldo leapfrogs Messi in Forbes list of top-earning players

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reclaimed top spot in the list of the world's highest-paid football players from Lionel Messi, according to Forbes, reports Reuters.Ronaldo, 36, rejoined United from Juventus in August after 12 years away, while Messi has swapped boyhood club Barcelona to join Paris St Germain.Forbes said...

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UEFA urges FIFA to stop pushing World Cup plan

European football's governing body UEFA has urged FIFA to stop pushing its plan for a two-year World Cup and instead to engage in "genuine consultation" over reform of the international match calendar, reports Reuters.FIFA is conducting a feasibility study into holding the World Cup on a biennial basis, a change...

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Manchester United out

LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters): Manchester United crashed out of the English League Cup as West Ham avenged their painful loss to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, while Chelsea and Tottenham survived penalty shoot-outs to reach the fourth round on Wednesday.The Hammers suffered a gut-wrenching...

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Hakimi heroics maintain PSG's 100pc start sans Messi

PARIS, Sept 23 (AFP): Achraf Hakimi's dramatic injury-time winner rescued Paris Saint-Germain a 2-1 victory at bottom club Metz on Wednesday as the capital giants maintained their 100 percent start to the Ligue 1 season despite the absence of the injured Lionel Messi.Moroccan full-back Hakimi, a 60-million-euro signing from Inter...

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Nat'l Youth U-17 Girls' Handball begins today

After the just concluded boys' handball, the National Youth U-17 Girls' Handball Championship begins today (Friday) at Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium in the city, reports BSS.Dhaka Range Deputy Inspector General and Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation general secretary Habibur Rahman is expected to inaugurate the meet as the...

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Young pacer Hasan needs to go abroad for diagnosis

Young right-arm Bangladeshi pacer Hasan Mahmud needs to go abroad for the diagnosis of his health problem, chief physician of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has said, reports UNB.Hasan sustained a back injury during Bangladesh's New Zealand tour this year. After that, he was rested for a few days, and started...

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Pak minister says threat to NZ team originated in India

A threat to New Zealand's cricket team that prompted them to call off a tour of Pakistan came in an email that originated in India, Pakistan's information Minister said on Wednesday, reports Reuters.New Zealand's cricket squad arrived home on Wednesday after abandoning their tour of Pakistan last week citing a...

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Murray reaches first ATP qtr-final since 2019

Former world number one Andy Murray said he is seeing signs of improvement in his game after reaching his first ATP quarter-final in two years on Wednesday with a comfortable victory over Canada's Vasek Pospisil at the Moselle Open, reports Reuters.The 34-year-old Briton, who had hip surgeries in 2018 and...

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