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    Mourinho punished again

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:23am on November 18, 2016

    Jose Mourinho was fined by the Football Association for pre-match comments about Anthony Taylor after his remarks were found to have brought ‘an additional layer of pressure’ upon the referee, it was revealed Wednesday...

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    ‘Messi will never leave Barca’

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 12:09am on November 18, 2016

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu predicted Wednesday that Lionel Messi would not only extend his contract with the Catalan club but also end his playing days there too...

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    Rooney defended after drinking apology

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:03am on November 18, 2016

    Wayne Rooney has apologised after ‘inappropriate’ photos of him at a hotel party were released but the England captain has been defended by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp who said all the games greats ‘drank like devils’...

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    Tamim takes blame

    Atif Azam . Chittagong | Updated at 12:02am on November 18, 2016

    Chittagong Vikings skipper Tamim Iqbal took all the blame on his own shoulder for their loss against Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League as their batting miseries continued even at home ground on Thursday...

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    Riders prevail over strong Bulls

    Atif Azam . Chittagong | Updated at 11:59pm on November 17, 2016

    Liam Dawson’s impressive all-round performance coupled with Mohammad Mithun’s half-century helped Rangpur Riders pick up a 12-run win over Barisal Bulls in the Bangladesh Premier League at Chittagong on Thursday...

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    Kohli, Pujara give India edge

    Agence France-Presse . Visakhapatnam | Updated at 11:57pm on November 17, 2016

    Skipper Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara hit majestic centuries to help India take opening day honours as they reached 317 for four at stumps against England in the second Test in Visakhapatnam on Thursday...

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    Mashrafee looks to start afresh

    Atif Azam . Chittagong | Updated at 11:54pm on November 17, 2016

    Comilla Victorians skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza said on Thursday that defending Bangladesh Premier League champions Comilla Victorians need just one win to make their life easy...

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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...