Sports

What happens in the BPL next?

Asianbarta : Four teams have made it to the Bangladesh Premier League playoff stage after Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s Rangpur Riders became the last team to join the already qualified Comilla Victorians, Dhaka Dynamites and Khulna Titans. Mashrafe’s side defeated third placed Khulna Titans to make it to the playoff stage and in doing so, they also eliminated any chances of ... Read More »

BCB looks beyond Hathurusingha

Asianbarta : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is all set to begin their search for a new head coach for the Tigers as Chandika Hathurusingha remained rigid in his decision to quit the job. Chandika communicated with BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury and, according to a board insider, the Sri Lankan once again expressed his unwillingness to continue with the job ... Read More »

UCLA basketball players ‘arrested in China for shoplifting’

Three US college basketball players have been arrested in China for shoplifting, according to US media . The players of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) were caught shoplifting at a Louis Vuitton store, according to ESPN. The UCLA team is in China to play their season opener against another US team, Georgia Tech. The three were arrested on ... Read More »

Baggies bag rising Chinese star Zhang

asianbarta: China international Zhang Yuning has joined the Premier League’s West Bromwich Albion from Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem for an undisclosed fee. The 20-year-old striker has penned a three-year deal with the Baggies but will immediately be sent on loan to Bundesliga club Werder Bremen for two years. Zhang wrote on his Instagram account: “A farewell moment. What I am ... Read More »

Serena storms into quarters in record-smashing style

Asianbarta : Serena Williams stormed into the US Open quarter-finals in record-smashing style on Monday by easing past Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2, 6-3 to claim her record 308th grand slam match win. The world number one needed just 68 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium court to overwhelm the 52nd-ranked Shvedova and surpass Roger Federer on the all-time list of matches ... Read More »

Ruthless Spain maul Liechtenstein to lay down marker

Spain started their World Cup qualifying campaign with a crushing 8-0 win over Liechtenstein, laying down a marker in Group G with a ruthless second-half display on Monday. Diego Costa scored his first goal for Spain in almost two years to put Julen Lopetegui’s side ahead in the 10th minute in their first competitive game under their new coach and ... Read More »

National Sports Award for 32 Bangladesh sportsperson for 2010-12

Asianbarta : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over the National Sports Awards for 2010 to 2012 to 32 sportspersons and organisers for their contributions. The ceremony was held at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in capital Dhaka on Sunday. Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been awarded posthumously for the year 2011 for his role as ... Read More »

Bangladesh girls Footballer qualify for finals

Asianbarta :  Bangladesh girls have crushed Chinese Taipei 4-2 to qualify for the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship, thanks to their topping Group C with their fourth straight win. Bangladesh are through with a match to spare in the qualifiers, edging Chinese Taipei on head-to-head records, whose three wins and one defeat mean they sit second in the group standings. The ... Read More »