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    Osaka blames US Open tears on ‘notorious’ nerves

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves and her natural awkwardness, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that overshadowed a historic Japanese win....

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    Finch faces dilemma for Test debut

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Hard-hitting Australian Aaron Finch has been a dominant opener in shorter forms of the game but admits he may have to curb his natural aggression if he makes his Test debut against Pakistan....

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    Ballon d’Or on my mind, says Griezmann

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann says he still can’t fathom why he was not voted one of the world’s top three players by FIFA -- but hopes winning the ‘more prestigious’ Ballon d’Or will make amends....

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    Bangladesh too good for Bahrain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Hosts Bangladesh made a flying start to their AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers Group F campaign when they thrashed newcomers Bahrain 10-0 at the Bir Sherestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Monday....

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    CL return offers Salah to dispel struggles

    Agence France-Presse . Liverpool | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Mohamed Salah outshone Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on the Champions League stage last season, but as Paris Saint-Germain’s star duo head to Anfield today seeking to make amends, the Egyptian is struggling to match the heights of his debut campaign at Liverpool...

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    ‘Real more of a team without Ronaldo’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Gareth Bale has won four Champions Leagues in five years at Real Madrid, but believes the Spanish giants can be even better in their quest for a 14th European crown despite the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo....

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    Tamim ruled out of Asia Cup

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:31pm on September 17, 2018

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal will return home on Tuesday after he was formally ruled out of ongoing Asia Cup in Dubai. Bangladesh team manager...

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    Mushfiq fine, Tigers toil with Tamim

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    Bangladesh national team manager Khaled Mahmud on Sunday said that they were confident of getting the service of wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim in rest of the matches of the Asia Cup despite the cricketer was suffering from a rib injury...