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  • Bangladesh under ‘fixing’ radar

    Bangladesh under ‘fixing’ radar

    Two members of an Anti-Corruption Security Unit is in Dhaka


  • Thais edge Malditas

    Top ranked Thailand stay ahead in group race

    Top ranked Thailand edged past their ASEAN rivals Philippines 1-0 in an evenly contested match of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup group ‘B’ qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Ernie in search of ‘Super Candy’

    Philippines’ coach rued wasted chances


  • ‘Local’ Super Cup from June 14

    The competition will not feature any overseas player


  • Bangladesh player linked to IPL spot-fixing: sources

    Bangladesh player linked to IPL spot-fixing: sources

    Player had never played in the IPL

    The involvement of a prominent Bangladeshi player, who never played in the IPL, has now emerged in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, police sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday, reports UNB.

  • Dejected hosts eye a draw

    Bangladesh face Iran in their second match of the competition today

    Having been thrashed in their respective opening matches, Bangladesh and Iran will look to restore some pride as the countries meet in their second match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup group ‘B’ qualifiers today. The match will be played at the Bangabandhu National Stadium at 7pm.

  • Clouds still hover over premier league

    Drafted payment scheme inconvenient for players

    The 12 Dhaka Premier League clubs in another meeting with the Bangladesh Cricket Board yesterday proposed a salary cap for the new grading system. Tk 2m, 1.5m, 1m and 500,000-700,000 were the maximum payment proposed for the four grades of players in the upcoming league. 

  • Thailand-Philippines renew Asean rivalry

    The Asean nations meet in crucial group affair

    In the show case match of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup group ‘B’ qualifiers, top ranked Thailand lock horns with spirited Philippines at the Bangabandhu National Stadium at 4pm today. 

    Though Thailand, who are ranked 29 in the Fifa ranking, are rated above their 83 ranked opponents, the difference may prove to be nothing more than a number. Philippines routed Iran 6-0 in their opening match, while Thailand drubbed Bangladesh 9-0 on the same day. Today’s winner will take a giant leap towards the group championship.

  • Niaz beats Indian GM

    Niaz beats Indian GM

    Other Bangladeshi Razib holds his Georgian opponent


  • Agrani shock Farashganj

    Bangladesh Championship League favourites suffers a jolt


  • Thailand blitz Bangladesh

    Beat the hosts 9-0 in their opening match

    The gulf in standards was evident for all to see as top ranked Thailand thrashed hosts Bangladesh 9-0 in the second match of the AFC  Women’s Asian Cup qualifiers at the Bangabbandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Premier league cricket returns

    Cricketers not happy with grading system

    Mark your calendars, on July 1 cricket is coming back to Dhaka. Yesterday the Bangladesh Cricket Board finally locked down the date of the 2013 Dhaka Premier League season. After meeting with the 12 premier league clubs of Dhaka and the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis on Tuesday, the once bickering parties finally decided to start the tournament on July 1.

  • Philippines obliterate Iran

    Pace, skill and control made all the difference


  • ‘This is the playing style of the Filipinos’

    Philippine-Iran AFC Women's Cup match reaction

    Philippines struck three times in the opening four minutes to virtually seal the fate of the match as they demolished Iran in the AFC Asian Cup group B qualifiers opener yesterday.

    Before the tournament Malditas coach Ernie Nierras spoke about his ambition which is to qualify from the current group to the finals and further take the 83rd Fifa ranked side in the women’s World Cup 2015. The opening encounter only reflected what made the coach aim so high.

  • Organisers’ Forum to back Rahmatullah in BHF election

    Organisers’ Forum to back Rahmatullah in BHF election

    Hockey election took a new turn as the District Sports Organisers’ Forum decided to support the Abahani councilor


  • Mourinho to leave Real Madrid at end of season

    Mourinho to leave Real Madrid at end of season

    The Portuguese coach is set to rejoin his former club Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho will quit Real Madrid at the end of the season after coming to a mutual accord with the Spanish club that brings to an end a disappointing three-year stint by his high standards.

    The Portuguese's imminent departure, three years before his contract expires, will add fuel to widespread expectations he is poised to return to former club Chelsea.

  • Big task for home side on debut

    Big task for home side on debut

    Bangladesh women's meet Thailand in the AFC Women's Asian Cup

    For a team that haven’t featured in the AFC women's Asian Cup qualifiers before, Bangladesh women's national football team have a tough task in their hand when they face Thailand today. The opening match of the group qualifiers between the hosts, lowest ranked (108) team in group B, and the highest ranked Thailand (29) will be played at the Bangabandhu National Stadium at 7pm.

  • Thank you Pommel bhai

    Recalling "Pommel Bhai" in his 2nd death anniversary

    Al Musabbir Sadi, better known as Pommel Bhai to the sports journalists of the country, worked as the general secretary of Bangladesh Football Federation for nearly two years but he could never really stop being journalist, his real identity for a decade before the federation job.

  • Elite cricketers’ secret meeting

    There have been rumours that the national players will boycott the DPL

    The Bangladesh National cricket team players along with some discards held a confidential meeting at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium in Mirpur yesterday, and nobody present would reveal what was discussed.

  • 2-month long camp and 4 int’l friendlies before SAFF c’ship

    Dutch coaches will arrive in Dhaka before the camp

    Bangladesh national football team will get more than two months to prepare for the upcoming SAFF Championship scheduled to be held in September in Nepal as the national training camp will start from July 1.

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