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Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic duel for Wimbledon title Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic duel for Wimbledon title

Federer is the third oldest man ever to play in a Grand Slam final after 39-year-old Ken Rosewall featured in the 1974 Wimbledon and US Open finals


Afghan Cricket Board names Rashid Khan captain Afghan Cricket Board names Rashid Khan captain

The Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) named leg spinner Rashid Khan captain across all the major formats Friday


BPL Football: Bashundhara crush Arambagh 3-0 BPL Football: Bashundhara crush Arambagh 3-0

League leaders Bashundhara Kings further consolidated their position to clinch the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League


Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah may skip Windies tour Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah may skip Windies tour

The two Tests also begin India's hunt for the ICC World Test championship for the 2019-21 cycle with the final to be played in England in 2021

 


Serena Williams beats Barbora Strycova to reach Wimbledon final Serena beats Barbora to reach Wimbledon final

The American Tennis star is just too powerful for the Czech in a 6-1 6-2 win that set up a final against Romania's Simona Halep


Serena Williams's seven Wimbledon titles Serena Williams's seven Wimbledon titles

Serena defeats two-time defending champion and sister Venus to win her first Wimbledon singles title. Serena also claims the world number one ranking for the first time in 2002


Japan midfielder Abe to move to Barcelona Japan midfielder Abe to move to Barcelona

Abe's transfer comes after Japanese teenage sensation Takefusa Kubo, dubbed the "Japanese Messi", joined Real Madrid last month


FIFA gets tougher on racism in disciplinary code update FIFA gets tougher on racism in disciplinary code update

FIFA is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games, and will start inviting players to…


Madagascar's dream over, Tunisia and Algeria into semis

Madagascar's dream over, Tunisia and Algeria into semis

Tunisia now faces Sadio Mane and the tournament favorite in the last four


BPL Football: Dhaka Abahani manage 1-0 win over Sheikh Russel KC Dhaka Abahani manage 1-0 win over Sheikh Russel KC

This was a sweet revenge for Dhaka Abahani Ltd of the 0-2 goals defeat against Sheikh Russel KC in the first-leg match at the Sylhet Stadium on February 22


Selectors ponder to replace Shakib, Liton Selectors ponder to replace Shakib, Liton

Selectors of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) were facing difficulties to find out replacements for Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das


IPCWC: Bangladesh Parliament XI beat Pakistan by 13 runs IPCWC: Bangladesh Parliament XI beat Pakistan by 13 runs

The eight-team event kicked off on Wednesday. Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Australia, Pakistan, India, England, New Zealand and South Africa are taking part in the even


Rhodes leaves Bangladesh tonight Rhodes leaves Bangladesh tonight

He leaves Bangladesh after he parted ways with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) through a ‘mutual consent’


BCB plans to give Mashrafe a fitting farewell at home ground BCB plans to give Mashrafe a fitting farewell at home ground

BCB president Nazmul Hassan reveals the plan amid the widespread retirement discussion of the ODI captain


Modi's reaction on India's semi-final defeat against New Zealand Modi's reaction on India's semi-final defeat against NZ

Following India's defeat, reactions from all over the world, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hailed team India's fighting spirit


Federer, Nadal to play at Wimbledon for 1st time since 2008 Federer, Nadal to play at Wimbledon for 1st time since 2008

They move on to the semifinal showdown everyone's been thinking about since the tournament draw by each overcoming a tough opening set Wednesday


Abdus Salam, a die-hard supporter of Bangladesh cricket Abdus Salam, a die-hard supporter of Bangladesh cricket

Salam establishes Bangladesh Cricket Supporters Association at London in 2016 which has a member base of 1.5 thousands now. He moves around the venues in England during Champions Trophy


Djokovic into ninth Wimbledon semi-final Djokovic into ninth Wimbledon semi-final

The world number one secured his 70th match win at the tournament


England paceman Wood signs new deal with Durham England paceman Wood signs new deal with Durham

Fast bowler Wood emerged from Durham's academy to help the team win the County Championship in 2013


Messi's restaurant gives out free food to homeless Messi's restaurant gives out free food to homeless

A bar and restaurant owned by the family of Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi has been handing out free food and drink to the homeless in his home town


Gerard Pique handed EUR 2.1 million tax bill Gerard Pique handed EUR 2.1 million tax bill

Pique, a World Cup and European Championships winner retains the right to appeal to Spain's supreme court


Wimbledon Glance: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic in quarterfinals

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic in quarterfinals

The Big Three get back on court at Wimbledon for the quarterfinals, all facing opponents who beat them the last time they played


Murray rules out US Open singles return Murray rules out US Open singles return

Andy Murray on Tuesday ruled out playing singles at the US Open, indicating it could take up to 18 months before he felt ready to return


Shakib included in Monga-Kimber World Cup’2019 XI Shakib included in Monga-Kimber World Cup’2019 XI

Maximum three cricketers are picked up from World Champions Australia, two from India, one each from Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and West Indies


No extension of Courtney Walsh’s contract: BCB No extension of Courtney Walsh’s contract: BCB

BCB's two years contract with Walsh has come to a conclusion after the 2019 World Cup


Serena fined $10,000 for Wimbledon court damage Serena fined $10,000 for Wimbledon court damage

The 37-year-old American was sanctioned for an incident which took place during a practice session before the tournament got underway


Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba

Real Madrid and Juventus have been rumoured as possible destinations


Pooran, Allen, Thomas included in Windies contracts Pooran, Allen, Thomas included in Windies contracts

Alongside Darren Bravo and Jason Holder, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph and Kemar Roach have been awarded all-format contracts


Ravi Shastri identifies key Indian players, mindset ahead of semi final Ravi Shastri identifies key Indian players, mindset ahead of semi final

Shastri hailed all-rounder Hardik Pandya and said he is one who can bat and can also deliver 10 overs when required


Taylor's rejuvenated journey reaches moment of truth Taylor's rejuvenated journey reaches moment of truth

Taylor had first experienced this irritation in the eye in 2013


Striker Neymar absent for 1st day of PSG preseason training Striker Neymar absent for 1st day of PSG preseason training

Neymar cost a world record 222 million euros ($249 million) from Barcelona two years ago


WC semi-final: Rohit Sharma on the cusp of breaking 2 massive Sachin Tendulkar records Rohit Sharma on the cusp of breaking 2 massive Tendulkar records

India’s march into the semi-finals has largely been due to the roaring form of Rohit Sharma. 5 centuries in 9 matches and Rohit’s start at the top of the order has been instrumental in India’s dominance


Sri Lanka coach vows to stay on despite World Cup exit Sri Lanka coach vows to stay on despite World Cup exit

Sri Lanka started the tournament as outsiders and finished sixth of the nine teams, registering one of their three wins against the world's top-ranked one-day international side, hosts England


Serena wary of Riske factor at Wimbledon Serena wary of Riske factor at Wimbledon

The 37-year-old seven-time champion is moving into something resembling her best form after an unconvincing first week but will not take Tuesday's quarter-final opponent Alison Riske lightly


BCB ends contract with coach Steve Rhodes BCB ends contract with coach Steve Rhodes

The BCB takes the decision day after Tigers return home from UK on Sunday afternoon ending World Cup mission at eighth spot


Don’t criticise my boys negatively: PM about cricketers Don’t criticise my boys negatively: PM about cricketers

She also urges to the people not to engage in harsh criticism with no reason


Bangladesh A suffer 7-wicket loss to Afghanistan Bangladesh A suffer 7-wicket loss to Afghanistan

 Bangladesh A team suffered a seven-wicket defeat against touring Afghanistan A team on the 4th and final day


Cricketer Mosharraf to sell flat for treatment Cricketer Mosharraf to sell flat for treatment

Left-arm spinner Mosharraf Rube underwent a successful surgery to his brain tumor on March 19


Bangladesh Archery team to return home Tuesday Bangladesh Archery team to return home Tuesday

Bangladeshi Archery team comprising country’s premier archer Mohammad Ruman Shana and Beauty Roy will return home on Tuesday morning

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