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Azarenka ousts Serena, books Osaka US Open final clash

Dhaka, Sept. 12 -- Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus rallied to beat 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams of the United States in the US Open on Thursday to reach her first G... Read More


CONMEBOL clears Messi to play in opening World Cup qualifier

Dhaka, Sept. 12 -- Lionel Messi will be free to play in Argentina's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ecuador next month after the forward's suspension was deemed to be no longer valid, the Sou... Read More


Virus-hit PSG kick off title defence with shock defeat at Lens

Dhaka, Sept. 12 -- Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain opened their Ligue 1 title defence with a shock 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Lens. The absence of some key players, including Neymar, Kylian... Read More


Wolves sign Vitinha from Porto on loan

Dhaka, Sept. 11 -- Wolves have signed Portuguese under-21 international midfielder Vitinha on a season-long loan from Porto, with an option to make the move permanent. Vitinha, 20, made his debut for... Read More


AFC Cup 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

Dhaka, Sept. 11 -- This year's edition of the AFC Cup, Asia's second-tier club competition, has been cancelled amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the continent's governing body for soccer said in a statement... Read More


De Bruyne, Beth win PFA Player of the Year awards

Dhaka, Sept. 10 -- Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and Beth were voted PFA Players of the Year respectively on Tuesday. Beth England won the Women's Player of the Year award, having helped ... Read More


Everton sign Colombia's Rodriguez from Real Madrid

Dhaka, Sept. 9 -- Everton have confirmed the signing of Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid for 20 million pounds (26 million U.S. dollars). Rodriguez, 29, has signed a two-year dea... Read More


Afghan coach handed 5-year ban for approaching player to fix in SCL

Dhaka, Sept. 9 -- The Afghanistan Cricket Board has banned coach Noor Mohammad 'Lalai' for a period of five years for approaching a national cricketer to fix matches in the last edition of the Shpagee... Read More


Australia's Barty withdraws from French Open

Dhaka, Sept. 9 -- Women's world number one Ashleigh Barty will not compete at the French Open later this month, citing Covid-19 risks and a lack of preparation. "It has been a difficult decision to m... Read More


'Not sad': Mourinho after 2-1 loss against Watford in friendly clash

Dhaka, Sept. 7 -- Tottenham Hotspur head coach Jose Mourinho said that he was 'not sad' with the team's 2-1 loss against Watford in a friendly game at Vicarage Road Stadium on Sunday. Mourinho admitt... Read More