BFF bans Arambagh for indefinite time

December 25, 2015

Bangladesh Football Federation on Thursday provisionally suspended Arambagh Krira Sangha following Tuesday’s vandalism carried out by it supporters at the BFF premises.
‘Following the vandalism at the BFF House and the stadium by the supporters of Arambagh KS after their Bangladesh Championship League match against Bangladesh Police, Read more

DPL to start on March 24

December 25, 2015

The Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis in a meeting on Thursday decided to retain the ‘players by choice’ system for the upcoming Dhaka Premier League, which will start on March 24.
CCDM member secretary Rakib Haider Pavel told the reporters after the meeting that most clubs are in favour of the system that players argued as controversial earlier. Read more

BFF files case against A’bagh fans

December 24, 2015

The Bangladesh Football Federation on late Tuesday filed a case against some 150
unidentified people with the Motijheel Police Station after some Arambagh Krira Sangha
football hooligans attacked the BFF House, said officials.
The BFF House was attacked by Arambagh fans, Read more

SL beat Nepal in SAFF opener

December 24, 2015

Sri Lanka stunned Nepal 1-0 in the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2015 opening match thanks to an injury
time goal in Kerala, India on Wednesday. Nepal dominated the Group A clash throughout the match but the Lankans scored from a counter-attack in the 95th minute through Mohammed after a blunder from Nepal stand-in skipper Biraj. The other team of the group is India. Read more

BCB for a Test in Zim series

December 24, 2015

Bangladesh will propose Zimbabwe to play a Test and three Twenty20 Internationals during
the upcoming home series in January, the cricket operations committee of the Bangladesh
Cricket Board decided on Wednesday. Zimbabwe were originally scheduled to play two Test matches during the series, but the visitors had proposed to play five Read more

Miraz to lead hosts in U-19 World Cup

December 24, 2015

All-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz will lead Bangladesh team in the ICC Under-19 World Cup for
the second time in a row as hosts Bangladesh named a 15-member squad for the tournament on
Wednesday. Mehedi led Bangladesh to plate title in the previous edition in UAE two years ago and was
tasked with a bigger responsibly at home, where Read more

BCB revels in BPL success

December 21, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday expressed its satisfaction over successfully hosting the Bangladesh Premier League’s third edition putting behind all doubts.
The BPL was held two years after it had been postponed following match-fixing, payment disputes and other anomalies that tainted the image of country’s cricket. Read more

TV sting leaves Roquibul in hot water

December 21, 2015

BCB bans the ex-captain provisionally from cricket
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday provisionally suspended former national captain Roquibul Hasan from all cricketing activities following his recent verbal tirade against officials.
BCB umpires committee took the decision in an emergency meeting where it was decided that Roquibul will be served with a show-cause notice to explain his behviour. Read more

Ruthie Bolton’s day out in Dhaka

December 21, 2015

Former professional US basketball player Ruthie Bolton, who won two Olympic gold medals for her country, took part in an exhibition match in the city as part of the American Centre Sports diplomacy programme on Sunday. US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat also took part in the game at the American International School. The exhibition match was Read more

Moreno given charge of U-23 team

December 21, 2015

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Sunday gave national football team’s assistant coach Gonzalo Sanchez Moreno the charge of Bangladesh Under-23 team for the forthcoming Bangabandhu Gold Cup and SA Games. The decision came a day after the BFF had decided to field the Under-23 team for the January 8-18 Bangabandhu Gold Cup alongside the national team. Read more

Siddik ends 55th in Philippine

December 21, 2015

Siddikur Rahman’s poor run in the Asian Tour continued when the ace Bangladeshi golfer finished in joint 55th of the Philippine Open with a one-over-par 73 in Manila on Sunday.
The two-time Asian Tour winner, who barely managed the cut with an identical score on Saturday, hit two birdies and three bogeys in final round to finish with a total of one-over-par 217. Read more

Footballers leave with high hopes

December 20, 2015

A determined and motivated Bangladesh national football team will leave Dhaka for Indian state Kerala today hoping to lift their second SAFF Championship title.
The biggest South Asian football extravaganza will get underway from December 23 with Bangladesh facing defending champions Afghanistan Read more

Karppinen resigns as Law returns

December 20, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board received mixed news from its Australian coaching staff in recent times as Under-19 team technical adviser Stuart Law confirmed his arrival in January while High Performance manager Stuart Karppinen tendered his resignation. Law, who is scheduled to spend 24 weeks with the Junior Tigers in three phases ahead Read more

Sakib set for big bucks from Pakistan T20

December 20, 2015

Sakib al Hasan will be able to earn a maximum $140,000 if he is selected by any franchise for the upcoming Pakistan Super League Twenty20 tournament.
Pakistan Cricket Board earlier announced to host the first edition of the PSL from February 4-23 in UAE after the sale of five teams for $93 million last week. Read more

Bangabandhu Gold Cup from January 8

December 20, 2015

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Saturday announced that the fourth edition of Bangabandhu Gold Cup will be held from January 8 to 18 with the participation of eight teams.
The decision was finalised at an emergency meeting of BFF, which confirmed that Bangladesh national team and Bangladesh Under-23 team will participate in Read more

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