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Post-Ronaldo Real Madrid gets 1st test in UEFA Super Cup

The shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo is still hanging over Real Madrid as the team prepares to face fierce rival Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday. Captain Sergio Details

Neymar’s mother defends her son after Brazil star admits to exaggerated falls

Neymar's mother Nadine Goncalves has come out in defence of her son after the Brazilian superstar admitted that he sometimes exaggerated his reactions upon being fouled during the 2018 FIFA Details

Bizarre Report Reveals How Neymar’s Demands May Force Mbappe Out

A name that should be familiar to many football fans is Diego Torres. The controversial Spanish journalist once wrote a highly critical account of Jose Mourinho's stint at Real Madrid. Details

Brazil says Danilo out of World Cup with ankle injury

The Brazilian soccer federation said Danilo suffered a ligament injury in his left ankle during the team's training session in Kazan on Thursday, a day before Brazil plays Belgium in Details

China and its influence at the World Cup in Russia

Jun Tang was 14 when he was first inspired to attend the football World Cup. He remembers his high school headteacher cancelling afternoon classes so that students could watch China's Details

France beats Argentina 4-3

Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in a five-minute span to lead France over Argentina 4-3 Saturday and into the World Cup quarterfinals. The loss could be the end of Lionel Details

World Cup 2018 last 16: match dates, quarter-final predictions and teams

The first few rounds of sparring are over, and the World Cup knockout stages are upon us where the level of competition steps up a notch.  There is no open draw Details

Russian bed the perp behind Marcelo injury

Brazilian doctor Rodrigo Lasmar provided an interesting update about the left-back Marcelo as he said that the hotel mattress used by Marcelo caused the back injury that forced him out Details

Salah considering retiring from national team

Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Details

Bangladesh win Women’s Asia Cup

Bangladesh have stunned India by three wickets to win the ACC Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup in a fairytale finish in a last-ball thriller in Malaysia. Bangladesh women lifted their maiden Asia Details

Hattrick Kane leads England into last 16

with the country's most one-sided World Cup victory, England advanced to the last 16 with a game by spare. Harry Kane scored a hat trick in Sunday's 6-1 rout of Details

We need Mashrafe more in T20s, Minhajul suggests

There have been clamours among Bangladesh cricket fans that Bangladesh’s inspirational ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza should make a comeback to the T20I circuit. The cricketer himself earlier hinted that Details

Tamim, Mushfiqur, Shakib lift Bangladesh to 320

Bangladesh's three seniormost batsmen caitalised on ideal conditions to put on a clinic and lift their team to 320 for 7 in 50 overs against Sri Lanka. However, Sri Lanka Details

Zimbabwe Cricket team to arrive Today

A 15-member Zimbabwean Cricket team will arrive in the capital on Friday to play the tri-nation ODI series also involving Sri Lanka and hosts Bangladesh beginning on January 15 at Details

Sabbir loses central contract

Sabbir Rahman will not be included in the central contract pool as punishment for assaulting a young fan during a National Cricket League game in Rajshahi last month. In addition, the Details

BD beat India 3-0 and reach final

Bangladesh smartly reached the final of the four-nation South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Championship with an all-win record outplaying India by 3-0 goals in their last league match Details

Neymar, Mbappe score as leader PSG wins 4-1 at Rennes

The world's two most expensive soccer stars both scored as Paris Saint-Germain restored its nine-point lead in the French league with a 4-1 win at Rennes on Saturday. Brazil forward Neymar Details

Prosecutors urge conviction in FIFA trial

US prosecutors urged a New York jury to convict three wealthy South American former soccer officials "on all counts" in the face of "overwhelming" evidence, delivering closing arguments Wednesday at Details

World Cup travel no worry for England boss Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate is not fazed at the prospect of having to travel thousands of kilometres across Russia during the group stage of next year's World Cup. His side came Details

Messi to end career at Barca after extending deal to 2021

Lionel Messi hopes to end his career at Barcelona after ending months of speculation on Saturday by signing a contract extension to 2021, sealing an agreement reached in July, the Details