Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) assured that they are completely ready to host the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup Group B Qualifiers in a press conference held at the BFF house on Saturday. Bangladesh will play as the host team along with Iran, Thailand and Philippines in Group B of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers which will start from next Tuesday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka. According to AFC rules, the champions of the group qualifiers will go through to the final round. Women’s Football Committee Chairman Sirajul Islam Bacchu was present in the press briefing... more ›
N Srinivasan, the BCCI president, has said that “no punishment is too little” for the cricketers involved in the spot-fixing scandal. If Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan are proven guilty, the board will press legal charges if allowed, Srinivasan told Indian news channel CNN-IBN. Asked if deterrent steps like sending culprits to jail were necessary, Srinivasan said he had “no hesitation in saying yes”. Srinivasan said it was not the IPL that had let its fans down. Instead, he said, it was “these dirty cricketers”. He stressed that the IPL was not corrupt as a whole. “See, IPL has not let down the people,” Srinivasan said. “It is these dirty cricketers that... more ›
Rahmatganj MFS won by 3-1 goals against Agrani Bank Club in the Premier Bank Bangladesh Championship League at the BSSM Mostafa Kamal Stadium on Saturday. Md. Helal netted the first goal for Rahmatganj in the 2nd minute and five minutes later, Shirfin Rony doubled the lead. Ziaur Rahman got one goal back in the 21st minute for Agrani Bank making the score 2-1. In the 24th minute, Atikul Islam scored the third for Rahmatganj killing Agrani Bank hopes to come back. In the second half, Rahmatganj started playing defensively to hold on their two goal lead and win the match with ease. Rahmatganj kept their 4th place with this win taking... more ›
Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) is set to organise Walton 3rd Indigenous Hockey Tournament 2013 which will be held at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium in Dhaka from 22nd of May. BHF is completely ready to start the Tk 5 lakhs budgeted tournament with the help of sponsor Walton who has already provided Tk 4 lakhs and are willing to provide Tk 6 lakhs in total throughout the tournament. Senior Deputy Director of Walton, Iqbal bin Anwar stated in a press conference that they are willing to provide Tk 6 lakhs sponsor money with exciting prizes to make the... more ›
Jonathan Trott and Joe Root steadied England’s second innings after New Zealand struck twice with the new ball on the third day of the first Test at Lord’s on Saturday. At tea, England were 91 for two — a lead of 116 runs - with Trott 25 not out and Root 28 not out after the hosts had lost their first two wickets with the score on 36. England captain Alastair Cook (21), for the second time this match and fourth time in four Tests, fell to to left-arm quick Trent Boult being drawn into playing a ball... more ›
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