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    Local girls move into ISSF Archery final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on January 28, 2017

    Heera Moni and Bonna Akter of Bangladesh advanced into the final of women’s recurve and compound bow events of the inaugural ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship respectively at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday...

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    Five-star Jayed shines on opening day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on January 28, 2017

    East Zone fast bowler Abu Jayed picked up five-for on the opening day of Bangladesh Cricket League, the first class domestic tournament, to bundle out defending champions Central Zone for 224...

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    From ghetto girl to Grand Slam queen

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 10:52pm on January 28, 2017

    Serena Williams started playing tennis on potholed courts in one of America’s most notorious gangland neighbourhoods, but against the odds she has risen to become arguably the best player in the sport’s history...

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    Mushfiq back in the nets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on January 28, 2017

    Bangladesh heaved a sigh of relief as Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim started batting in the nets on Saturday leaving behind agony of his injured thumb to take preparation for the forthcoming Test series against India...

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    Serena wins Australian Open for 23rd grand slam crown

    Reuters | Updated at 04:43pm on January 28, 2017

    Serena Williams pushed sentiments aside in an emotion-charged 6-4 6-4 defeat of sister Venus to win the Australian Open on Saturday and a record 23rd grand slam title...

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    ‘Bayern have quality to win treble’

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:03pm on January 27, 2017

    Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich have the quality to repeat their 2013 triple of Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup titles, but admits the Bavarian giants need to improve...

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    Five-star Barca stroll into semis

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:00pm on January 27, 2017

    Barcelona eased into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey for a seventh consecutive season 6-2 on aggregate as Denis Suarez scored twice in a 5-2 win over Real Sociedad on Thursday...

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    Venus stands between Serena and history

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 10:56pm on January 27, 2017

    Serena Williams is on the cusp of making Grand Slam history, 19 years after her first appearance at the Australian Open -- with only her greatest rival, sister Venus, able to stop her...

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    Siddik aims fresh start at home

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on January 27, 2017

    Bangladesh’s ace golfer Siddikur Rahman is determined to make a fresh start in his career with a good show in home soil as the third Bashundhara Bangladesh Open is scheduled to get underway on February 1...

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    Ansar probes Mominul abuse

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on January 27, 2017

    Bangladesh Ansar officials said on Friday that they would take stern action against those who were involved in abusing national cricketer Mominul Haque on his way to Cox’s Bazar after returning from New Zealand...