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Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League on Sunday after Jack Wilshere rescued a point for them in a 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion, while rivals Tottenham Hotspur suffered a shock 3-0 thumping by West Ham United. Chelsea relied on two goals in two minutes by substitutes Eden Hazard and Willian late […]

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Tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil went on sale on Tuesday, with fans able to apply on Fifa’s website. Fifa is expecting a similar demand to Germany 2006, when there were about seven applicants for every ticket of the 64-match tournament. Around 3.3 million tickets will be available for the tournament. Tickets will […]

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Bangladesh made exit from the 2nd SAFF Championship race as they lost to host Nepal in the first semifinal held Saturday at Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal, reports BSS Nepal will fight for title in the final against the second semifinal winners India or Afghanistan on July 30 at the same venue. India take […]

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Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another and host Brazil defeated world champion Spain 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup on Sunday night as protesters clashed with riot police outside Maracana Stadium. Brazil, a five-time world champion, beat the reigning world and European champion and ended Spain’s 29-game, three-year winning streak in competitive matches. Fred […]

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A truly outstanding display of spirit and dogged determination landed Mohammedan SC their second Super Cup trophy in three editions, after they overcame star-studded treble-winners Sheikh Russel KC 4-2 in a thrilling penalty shoot-out in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday. The tournament, which gave the promising local players a platform to showcase […]

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The grand finale of Microsoft Imagine Cup Bangladesh 2013 was held last Saturday at the American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) auditorium in the capital. Buet 101, a team from Buet (Bangladesh University of Engineering Technology) won this year’s Imagine Cup Bangladesh competition with their project Happy Watch, a Windows phone app that instantly helps to […]

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Both the semifinals of the ATN Bangla Independence Cup Football Tournament will be held today(Sunday) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club will meet Dhaka Mohammedan SC in the first semifinal at 4:30 pm while Sheikh Russell KC will encounter Muktijoddha Sangsad KC in the other semis which will start at 7 pm. […]

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Lionel Messi produced another brilliant performance to lead Argentina to a 3-0 win over Venezuela in World Cup qualifying on Friday, but Colombia kept up the chase on the group leaders with a 5-0 demolition of Bolivia. The duo are the front runners in the nine-nation South American group heading into the final straight of […]

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PRAJWAL OLI Host´s chances of qualification slimmer KATHMANDU, March 4: Host Nepal´s chances of advancing into the final rounds all but ended on Monday after it succumbed to a 2-0 defeat against Bangladesh in its second match of the AFC Challenge Cup Group D Qualifiers being held at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu. Nepal still […]

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By Anbarasan Ethirajan Far from his home in Accra, Ghana, Ibrahim has been enjoying playing football for Abahani in Dhaka, one of the top clubs in Bangladesh, for the last seven seasons. “When my friend first told me about Bangladesh I was hesitant. I didn’t know much about the country,” Mr Ibrahim says. “First, I […]

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DHAKA: Spanish football giant Barcelona is pushing for a game in Bangladesh next August, nearly two years after its top star Lionel Messi dazzled a huge crowd in the country’s capital, officials said Wednesday. “Barcelona has approached us with a proposal that they are willing to play in Bangladesh,” Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi […]

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