Mushfiqur Rahim to miss West Indies tour hajj pilgrimage

May 21, 2022

BCB has granted leave to Bangladesh veteran batter Mushfiqur Rahim for upcoming West Indies tour, so that he can perform hajj in July.
“Mushfiqur wrote an application for a leave to attend this year’s Hajj a month ago ahead of the Sri Lanka series but nothing was official. However, the Read more

BCB want Mustafizur to play West Indies Tests

May 21, 2022

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has urged pacer Mustafizur Rahman to participate in all three formats of the West Indies Tour in June.
“We have been thinking about it and we want Mustafizur to take part in all three formats from the West Indies series,” BCB sources Read more

New Zealand cricket squad hit by Covid cases

May 21, 2022

Three members of the Black Caps tour party – including frontline batsman Henry Nicholls – tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of their first warm-up cricket match in England on Friday.
New Zealand Cricket confirmed Nicholls, bowler Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen were in isolation as they prepared for day one of their four-day warm-up Read more

FIFA appoints female referees for World Cup for first time in competition history

May 19, 2022

FIFA has appointed three women’s referees and three women’s assistant referees ahead of the 2022 World Cup for the first time in the tournament’s history.
France’s Stephanie Frappart, Salima Mukansanga of Rwanda and Japan’s Yoshimi Yamashita are among the 36 referees to have been selected by the world Read more

Chattogram Test finished with the anticipated draw

May 19, 2022

There were no last-minute surprises as the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka ended as an expected draw after Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella held their own in the final session on the final day of the contest at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram today.
Thanks to Chandimal and Dickwella’s stubborn stand, Sri Lanka ended Read more

US Soccer reaches ‘historic’ equal pay agreement for US men and women teams

May 19, 2022

The US men’s and women’s national soccer teams will receive equal pay under a “historic” agreement announced by the US Soccer Federation on Wednesday, following years of pressure from female national players.
For the first time, the women’s team representing the United States will Read more

Jibon suspended from national camp

May 18, 2022

Bangladesh striker Nabib Newaj Jibon has been suspended from the national football team’s ongoing camp by coach Javier Cabrera on Tuesday due to disciplinary issues.
All enlisted footballers were scheduled to report to the camp on Monday. But after Jibon turned up on Tuesday, the head coach did not allow him to join the Read more

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds 46, dies in car accident

May 16, 2022

In another tragic blow to Australian cricket, Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident, aged 46.The former Australian all-rounder was killed about 50kms outside Townsville on Saturday night.
Queensland Police say they are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Hervey Range, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Townsville. Emergency services attending the Read more

Sergio Aguero ‘very grateful’ as Manchester City unveil statue of club legend

May 14, 2022

Club immortalise record goalscorer on 10th anniversary of club’s first Premier League title and the iconic ‘93:20’ moment
Manchester: Manchester City Football Club is today delighted to unveil a permanent statue of Club legend Sergio Aguero at Etihad Stadium on the tenth anniversary of the Club’s first Premier League title and the iconic ‘93:20’ moment.
Emerging from darkness into first light at day-break this morning and revealed to fans Read more

Lionel Messi Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Athletes List 2022

May 13, 2022

Lionel Messi may have taken a pay cut when leaving Barcelona as a free agent to link up with Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2021, but his superstar appeal has ensured that he takes the No.1 spot on Forbes’ run down of the highest-paid athletes on the planet, released on Wednesday.
Endorsements away from the pitch, alongside a lucrative deal at Parc des Princes, have Read more

Brendon McCullum appointed England Test coach

May 12, 2022

New Zealand legend Brendon McCullum has been appointed England’s Test head coach.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) made the announcement on Thursday that the 40-year-old will be in place to start his role for next month’s three-match Test series against New Zealand, which gets under way at Lord’s from 2 June, subject to Read more

One day they are going to be legends of Bangladesh: Naveed

May 10, 2022

It will be a teacher coming up against a few of his students when Sri Lanka’s assistant coach Naveed Newaz comes up against his former students Shoriful Islam and Mahmudul Hasan Joy as the Tigers’ series against Sri Lanka nears.
Shoriful and Mahmudul had both won the U-19 World Cup in 2020 with Naveed in Read more

Soccer club Chelsea to be sold for $5.2B

May 8, 2022

Chelsea have agreed terms on the £4.25bn ($5.2bn) sale of the club to a consortium led by Todd Boehly, co-owner of the LA Dodgers baseball team, the club said Saturday.
While £2.5 billion ($3.08 billion) will be applied to purchase the shares in the team, an additional £1.75 billion ($2.15 billion) will be committed by the owner to Read more

‘Isn’t the country bigger than money?’, Sujon criticises Fizz’s reluctance to play Tests

May 7, 2022

Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud came down heavily on pacer Mustafizur Rahman regarding his reluctance to play Tests.
Mahmud said that the left-arm pacer has not yet reached the level of Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal or Mushfiqur Rahim and that he Read more

26 stitches on Mashrafe’s legs

May 7, 2022

By Sports Desk :
Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza suffered an injury in his Dhaka residence today. He collided with a glass table in his house, according to sources.
A broken piece of glassware fell on the pacer’s feet during the collision this afternoon, causing a cut on the left foot. After the incident, the player was Read more

Tigers training camp for SL series starts on May 9

May 7, 2022

Bangladesh cricket team will start their training camp ahead of their two-match Test series against Sri Lanka on May 9 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram, confirmed national selector Habibul Bashar.
Sri Lanka, who are scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on May 8, will take on the Tigers in the first Test from May 15 to 19 in Chattogram followed by the second and final Test at the Sher-e-Bangla Read more

Maria Sharapova announces she is pregnant with first child

April 21, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror:
On Tuesday, Maria Sharapova celebrated her 35th birthday, posted on Instagram to her 4.2 million Instagram followers, but the reaction to this particular birthday post will supersede any previous one, after she announced she was expecting her first child with fiancée Alexander Gilkes.
She wrote: “Precious beginnings!!! “Eating birthday cake for two has always Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo announces one of his newborn twins has died

April 19, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror,
Cristiano Ronaldo has announced the death of his newborn son in a statement posted Monday on social media.
The Manchester United forward, 37, was expecting twins with his partner Georgina Rodriguez, 28, but revealed on social media that she had given birth to a girl, while their son died.
The post states: “It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that Read more

“I won’t be playing a full schedule ever again”: Tiger Woods

April 15, 2022

Tiger Woods wrapped up his improbable return to competitive golf Sunday, finishing near the bottom of the leaderboard (13 over par) for players who made the cut at this weekend’s Masters Tournament.
For golf fans, however, just seeing Woods play the entire tournament at Augusta was a treat, and it raised the question of when he’ll play Read more

Legendary Bodybuilder Cedric McMillan Dies Aged 44

April 14, 2022

Legendary American bodybuilder Cedric McMillan has passed away at the age of 44, his long-time sponsor has confirmed.
Black Skull USA, McMillan’s longstanding sponsor, announced the news on their Instagram account,with a statement from CEO Marcelo Bella saying: “We regret to inform you that our Read more

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