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    Smith's captaincy ban ends

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 05:47pm on March 29, 2020

    A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended Sunday, leaving the master batsman free to skipper Australia...

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    BCB announces financial support for DPL players

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on March 28, 2020

    Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday announced a one-time financial assistance to support Dhaka Premier League cricketers, who are not in its national or first-class contract. As part of the initiative, about 70 cricketers from...

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    Corona left Dybala struggling for breath

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 09:56pm on March 28, 2020

    Juventus star Paulo Dybala revealed Friday how he ‘struggled to breathe’ after contracting coronavirus which has killed over 9,000 people in Italy. The Argentine international announced last Saturday he was one...

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    Uruguayan football federation lays off 400, including coach

    Agence France-Presse . Montevideo | Updated at 09:59pm on March 28, 2020

    The Uruguayan Football Association announced that almost all of its staff, including coach Oscar Tabarez, have been laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic that has frozen sport worldwide...

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    Former Liga winger takes on corona

    Agence France-Presse . Corunna | Updated at 10:02pm on March 28, 2020

    Journeyman footballer Toni Dovale put his football boots to one side and slipped into a pharmacist’s white coat in the front line struggle against coronavirus in Spain. The 29-year-old pharmacy graduate and...

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    Cricketer Bashar’s mother dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on March 28, 2020

    Former Bangladesh national cricket team captain and current national selector Habibul Bashar’s mother Rizia Begum breathed her last in her hometown Kushtia on Saturday. She was 72...

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    Virus shows no respect for stars or youth

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:01pm on March 27, 2020

    High-level sports was one of the first social activities shut down by the coronavirus pandemic and many athletes, who play in front of crowds and train with team-mates, have been among the...

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    Langer sees ‘silver lining’ in coronavirus shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 09:57pm on March 27, 2020

    Australia coach Justin Langer is encouraging his players to see a ‘silver lining’ from the coronavirus shutdown of sport and enjoy the ‘nirvana’ of unexpected time at home with family...

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    Nasir, Anamul sink into oblivion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on March 27, 2020

    Bangladesh won their first match against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka today exactly seven years ago but two of the heroes of that match, Anamul Haque and Nasir Hossain, have now lost their way in...

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    Ajax’s Nouri awakes from coma after 32 months

    Sports Desk | Updated at 07:14pm on March 27, 2020

    Abdelhak Nouri, a midfielder for Dutch football giants Ajax, has woken from a coma after two years, eight months and 19 days, reports Al Jazeera. The player’s brother Abderrahim said the 22-year-old woke...