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    Mashrafee eyeing Test return with short run-up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on December 02, 2016

    Bangladesh one-day international captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza said on Friday that he was comfortable bowling with his short run-up and hoped to make a comeback in Test cricket with his new-look bowling approach...

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    Victorians not yet done

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on December 02, 2016

    Marlon Samuel’s second successive half-century kept Comilla Victorians’ slim chance of progressing into the qualifiers of the Bangladesh Premier League alive as they defeated Khulna Titans by five wickets in Dhaka on Friday...

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    Ibra, Martial see MU through

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 11:21pm on December 01, 2016

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Anthony Martial scored twice as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-1 in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, while Arsenal were humbled 2-0 by Southampton...

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    Carlsen retains Chess crown

    Agence France-Presse. New York | Updated at 11:18pm on December 01, 2016

    Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world on Wednesday by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker...

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    Zidane’s son scores on Real debut

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:16pm on December 01, 2016

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane’s son, Enzo, scored on his senior debut as the European champions brushed aside third tier Cultural Leonesa 6-1 to progress into the last 16 of the Copa del Rey 13-2 on aggregate on Wednesday...

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    Hooliganism in badminton

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on December 01, 2016

    National badminton players on Thursday alleged that a senior fellow kicked them out of the Wooden Floor Gymnasium rest room to hold a controversial Annual General Meeting of Badminton Players Welfare Association...

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    Danish shooting coach aims big

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:07pm on December 01, 2016

    Bangladesh national shooting team’s Danish rifle coach Klavs Christensen said on Thursday that he is hopeful of bringing some meaningful success in the upcoming years from major international meets...

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    Bulls end losing run

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on December 01, 2016

    Barisal Bulls ended their six-match losing streak in the Bangladesh Premier League when they defeated Rajshahi Kings by 17 runs in Mirpur on Thursday...

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    Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title

    BBC | Updated at 10:20am on December 01, 2016

    Magnus Carlsen of Norway has won the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time after defeating challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia...

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    Southgate lands England job

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:43pm on November 30, 2016

    Gareth Southgate was appointed England’s new full-time manager on Wednesday and will lead the national team’s challenge for the 2018 World Cup and 2020 European Championship...