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Legal battle over rights to Olympic founder’s name By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 18th July, 2018, 10:24

In 2007, the IOC secured “word mark” protection for the name “Coubertin” from the European Union Intellectual Property Office

Legal battle over rights to Olympic founder’s name

Root century seals England series win over India Root century seals England series win over India

This hundred is also Test skipper Root's 13th in ODIs, taking him past the England record of 12 he had previously shared with Marcus Trescothick


ECHR condemns Pussy Riot and Anna Politkovskaya cases ECHR condemns Russia over Pussy Riot case

ECHR says Russia had violated five articles of the human rights convention in its arrest and conviction of Pussy Riot members in 2012


Naveed Nawaz made head coach of BD U-19 cricket team Naveed Nawaz made head coach of BD U-19 cricket team

Nawaz served as the head coach of Sri Lanka U19 team in 2009


England bowl in India ODI series-decider England bowl in India ODI series-decider

England makes one change to the side that won the second ODI by 86 runs on Saturday


Iceland coach steps down after 7 years in charge Iceland coach steps down after 7 years in charge

The Icelandic Football Association says Heimir Hallgrimsson has decided to leave at his own request


Pakistan’s Azhar Ali signs for Somerset Pakistan’s Azhar Ali signs for Somerset

The 33-year-old replaces Australia opener Matt Renshaw, who made three hundreds at 51.30 in the opening rounds of the Championship



Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia Usain Bolt may play football in Australia

The Jamaican former sprinter, 31, is negotiating a six-week stint with the Central Coast Mariners, a team in the country's A-League competition


Maradona arrives in Belarus to take up new job Maradona arrives in Belarus to take up new job

Argentina's 1986 World Cup winner insists that his new role as president of first division Dinamo Brest is "very serious"


Thierry Henry quits TV to focus on coaching Thierry Henry quits TV to focus on coaching

Henry has been an assistant to Belgium manager Roberto Martinez since 2016 and helped lead the team to third place at the World Cup


Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in second ODI Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in second ODI

Pakistan continued their dominance with both bat and ball to win the second of five one-day internationals


Mashrafe sets for West Indies to join Bangladesh team  Mashrafe sets for West Indies to join Bangladesh team

Mashrafe is likely to join Bangladesh side in Jamaica on Wednesday


Indonesia invites Korean leaders Moon, Kim to Asian Games Indonesia invites Korean leaders Moon, Kim to Asian Games

The Asian Games features some 11,000 athletes competing in 40 sports


Zimbabwe bat first in 2nd one-dayer against Pakistan Zimbabwe bat first in 2nd one-dayer against Pakistan

Having won the T20 tri-series in Harare as well as the opening ODI in Bulawayo, Pakistan are favourites to extend their successful run


After Wimbledon, reborn Djokovic targets US happy hunting ground After Wimbledon, reborn Djokovic targets US happy hunting ground

Djokovic defied the odds and even stunned himself by cruising to a 13th major title on Sunday to go fourth on the all-time list of Slam winners


AFA settles head coach Sampaoli's exit terms Argentina coach Sampaoli finally terminated

AFA will pay Sampaoli $2 million for early termination of his duties instead of $20 million indicated in his contract


West Indies crush Bangladesh in 2nd test and sweep series West Indies crush Bangladesh in 2nd test

Despite the West Indies being bowled out after lunch for 129 in its second innings, setting Bangladesh 335 and nearly eight sessions to win


Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

Chasing a daunting target of 335 after the hosts were dismissed for 129 in their second innings, Bangladesh slumped to 162 all out off just 42 overs


Djokovic admits he doubted Grand Slam future Djokovic admits he doubted Grand Slam future

The 31-year-old former world number one won the last of his 12 majors at the 2016 French Open when he completed the career Grand Slam


Mashrafe to leave for West Indies Monday Mashrafe to leave for West Indies Monday

According to Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), Mashrafe is almost confirmed to take off for West Indies on Monday if everything goes to be alright


West Indies close in on series win over Bangladesh Bangladesh need 283 more to win

The tourists' spinners gave them an outside chance of victory early in the day, as Shakib Al Hasan take 6 for 33 to bowl the Windies out for just 129


Shakib six-for restricts WI to 129; Bangladesh need 335 Shakib six-for restricts WI to 129

Shakib Al Hasan leads the way with figures of 6-33 while Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam and Abu Jayed contribut with the other four wickets


England beat India by 86 runs in 2nd ODI England beat India by 86 runs in 2nd ODI

India, set 323 to win, lost early wickets and are eventually dismissed for 236 when Yuzvendra Chahal holed out off the very last ball of their 50 over


Bangladesh clinch Women’s WT20 Qualifiers title beating Ireland Bangladesh clinch Women’s WT20 Qualifiers title

Bangladesh defend a total of 122/9 in 20 overs for the victory with Panna Ghosh’s stunning wicket haul of 5/16 to hold Ireland on 97 for all in 18.4


Nadal unhappy over Wimbledon roof closure Nadal unhappy over Wimbledon roof closure

Rafael Nadal believes it was an error to keep the Centre Court roof closed as he lost an epic Wimbledon semi-final


Bangladesh bundle out for 149, Holder takes five-wicket Bangladesh bundle out for 149, Holder takes five-wicket

Only Tamim Iqbal offers any meaningful resistance for the visitors in an abject batting display scoring 47


Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 278 runs in 1st Test Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 278 runs in 1st Test

The hosts made 190 all out in their second innings to set a target of 352 for South Africa to win


FIFA president Infantino celebrates ‘best World Cup’ ever FIFA president Infantino celebrates ‘best World Cup’ ever

Infantino says preconceived notions of the country had been changed by the positive experiences of more than one million fans who had visited


Miraz’s five-for restricts Windies to 354 Miraz’s five-for restricts Windies to 354

Spinner Mehedy Hasan Miraz took five wickets conceding 95 runs


2nd Test: Windies 295/4 dominate day-1 against Bangladesh 2nd Test: Windies 295/4 dominate day-1 against Bangladesh

Sent in to bat first, West Indies collected 295 for 4 in 92 overs, at stumps, where Shimron Hetmyer [84* off 98b; 9x4; 1x6]


Women’s WT20Q: Bangladesh, Ireland to play final Saturday Women’s WT20Q: Bangladesh, Ireland to play final Saturday

The eight-team tournament final will begin at 8pm [Bangladesh time] with both sides hoping to cap their campaign with silverware


Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 201 runs in first ODI Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 201 runs in first ODI

Opener Imam cracked 128 as Pakistan made 308 for 7


Perera puts Sri Lanka on top in 1st Test Perera puts Sri Lanka on top in 1st Test

Sri Lankan spinners led by Dilruwan Perera wreaked havoc to put South Africa in deep trouble at 86 for six on day two of the first Test


Yadav and Sharma help India outclass England in 1st ODI Yadav and Sharma help India outclass England in 1st ODI

Sharma hit a wonderful 137 not out after Yadav did the damage with the ball with six wickets, helping India win with 10 overs to spare


West Indies 295 for 4 at stumps, Day One against Bangladesh West Indies 295 for 4 at stumps, Day One against Bangladesh

West Indies are searching for their first home series win since 2014


Bangladesh achieves 1st Gold in Int’l Math Olympiad Bangladesh achieves 1st Gold in Int’l Math Olympiad

This year Bangladesh is positioned at 42nd among the 107 participating countrie


Bangladesh make place in ICC women’s showcase Bangladesh make place in ICC women’s showcase

Bangladesh’s rising team will also play the final of the qualifying tournament on July 14 against Ireland, also booked a seat for the World T20 finals


Bashundhara Group stands by Special Olympics Bangladesh Bashundhara Group stands by Special Olympics Bangladesh

As chill penury was likely to block their trip to Chicago, Bangladesh’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group has stood by the players


Sri Lanka 287 all out; Steyn closer to record Sri Lanka 287 all out; Steyn closer to record

Suranga Lakmal is leading the Sri Lankan side in the absence of Dinesh Chandimal, who pleaded guilty to conduct contrary to the spirit of cricket


Cook likely to join Bangladesh team in Jamaica Friday Cook appointed fielding coach of Tigers

Cook will work with the team until the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales as BCB confirmed his appointment on Wednesday


Bangladesh A team also concedes innings defeat Bangladesh A team also concedes innings defeat

Bangladesh national cricket team conceded an embarrassing innings and 219 runs defeat making their over-lowest Test total 43 runs against hosts WI

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