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    Slow batting, Shahid sink Vikings

    Atif Azam . Chittagong | Updated at 11:38pm on November 17, 2016

    Pace bowler Mohammad Shahid picked three wickets while other bowlers contributed to help Dhaka Dynamites beat Chittagong Vikings by 19 runs in Bangladesh Premier League at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Thursday.

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    Aspas, Isco deny England win

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:44pm on November 16, 2016

    Substitute Isco struck deep in stoppage time to earn Spain a 2-2 draw and deprive Gareth Southgate of victory in his final game as England interim manager on Tuesday...

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    Messi magic sparks Argentina, Brazil march on

    Agence France-Presse . Montevideo | Updated at 11:42pm on November 16, 2016

    Lionel Messi produced a magical display to get Argentina’s World Cup qualification back on track Tuesday as Brazil notched their sixth consecutive victory to put one foot in the 2018 finals in Russia...

  • Aussies have lost fear factor, says Lara

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:40pm on November 16, 2016

    Australia’s cricketers have lost their ‘fear factor’ and could be heading towards a West Indies-style decline, batting great Brian Lara has warned...

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    Confident Cook ready for India spin Test

    Agence France-Presse . Visakhapatnam | Updated at 11:35pm on November 16, 2016

    England skipper Alastair Cook said Wednesday his spinners were running high on confidence and could turn the tables on top-tanked India if a turning track was offered in the second Test in Visakhapatnam...

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    Weightlifters face bleak future

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:31pm on November 16, 2016

    The internal conflict between two groups of administrators has left country’s weightlifters facing a bleak future, players and officials of the Bangladesh Weightlifting Federation said on Wednesday...

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    Hockey team eyes hat-trick of titles

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on November 16, 2016

    A 25-member Bangladesh national hockey team left Dhaka for Hong Kong on Wednesday, hoping to retain the title of Men’s AHF Cup, which gets underway on November 19...

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    BPL enters Ctg phase today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:54pm on November 16, 2016

    Bangladesh Premier League will enter its Chittagong phase after completing the first phase in Dhaka as two games will take place at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium today...

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    Second half brilliance lifts Brazil over plucky Peru

    Reuters | Updated at 12:23pm on November 16, 2016

    An outstanding performance from Gabriel Jesus helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Peru on Tuesday and moved the five times World Cup winners four points clear at the top of the South American qualifying group for Russia 2018...

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    Messi magic puts Argentina back on World Cup track

    Reuters | Updated at 12:02pm on November 16, 2016

    A Lionel Messi masterclass, netting a brilliant free kick before laying on two more goals, put Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with...