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    Hockey to get floodlight before Asia Cup

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2017

    The National Sports Council has decided to set a modern floodlight system at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium to fulfil the long cherished demand of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation...

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    Jr Tigers yearn for more int’l exposures

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2017

    Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team appeared desperate to play some practice matches in different conditions against some strong opponents before next World Cup, scheduled to be held in New Zealand next January...

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    Germany survive Chile onslaught to win Confederations Cup

    Reuters | Updated at 08:20am on July 03, 2017

    Germany survived a whirlwind assault by Chile and capitalised on an awful mistake by the South Americans to claim a 1-0 victory in a pulsating, bad-tempered Confederations Cup final on Sunday...

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    Invitation to Messi wedding must have ‘got lost somewhere’:Maradona

    Sports Desk | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    Diego Maradona still loves Lionel Messi despite admitting that his invitation to the Barcelona star’s wedding must have been ‘lost somewhere’...

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    Blatter regret at overstaying FIFA tenure

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, forced out as head of world football’s governing body amid a corruption scandal in 2015, admitted on Sunday he regretted not stepping down earlier...

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    Horn stuns Pacquiao to win crown

    Agence France-Press . Brisbane | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown with a controversial unanimous points decision in Brisbane on Sunday...

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    Portugal become third

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    An extra-time penalty from Adrien Silva gave Portugal a 2-1 win over Mexico and third place in the 2017 Confederations Cup on Sunday...

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    Federer poised for record triumph

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semi-final defeat, Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon as favourite to capture a record-breaking eighth title and become the tournament’s oldest champion...

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    Hasaranga bags debut hat-trick as Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe

    Agence France-Press . Galle | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    Teenager Wanidu Hasaranga took a hat-trick on his international debut as Sri Lanka took revenge on Zimbabwe with a seven wicket drubbing in their second one day international on Sunday...

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    No pay deal, no play

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    Players will boycott an Australia A tour of South Africa this month in an escalation of their bitter dispute with Cricket Australia unless a new pay deal is agreed, the Australian Cricketers’ Association said Sunday...