Morata scores twice as Atletico outclass Real Madrid with 3-1 derby win

Alvaro Morata scored a brace to help Atletico Madrid deliver a statement performance as they outclassed city rivals Real Madrid in a 3-1 derby win in LaLiga on Sunday.

Mbappe injury 'nothing serious', says PSG coach Luis Enrique

Paris Saint-Germain coach Luis Enrique played down concerns over the ankle injury which forced Kylian Mbappe off in the first half of his side's 4-0 win over Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Darwin delights as Liverpool defeat West Ham 3-1

 Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez netted a brilliant goal as his side romped to a 3-1 Premier League win over a dogged West Ham United side at Anfield on Sunday, deftly steering home a volley on the hour mark.



Mominul, Sabbir get snubbed in BPL draft 

Former Bangladesh Test skipper Mominul Haque and batter Sabbir Rahman were notable players who were overlooked in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) player’s draft on Sunday.

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Mushy and Soumya join Tamim, Riyad at Barishal

Bangladesh’s Mr. Dependable Mushfiqur Rahim has been picked by Fortune Barishal following the first round’s call from BPL’s local players’ draft for the season 2024.

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Liton, Tamim to be rested for third ODI against NZ

Captain Liton Das and Tamim Iqbal has asked for rest in the third and final ODI against New Zealand, confirmed selector Habibul Bashar on Sunday.

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India thrash Bangladesh in Asian Games women's cricket semis

Bangladesh women’s team faced a crushing eight wicket defeat to India in the semi-final of the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou on Sunday.

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Ahmed takes four wickets as England beat Ireland

Right-arm spinner Rehan Ahmed did the bulk of the damage with the ball for England, running through the middle order to take four for 54 as Ireland's chase fizzled out.

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'Losing wickets back-to-back a problem'

Bangladesh suffered an 86-run thumping against New Zealand in the second of the ongoing three-match series yesterday -- the Tigers' first ODI loss at home against the Kiwis since October, 2008. Even preliminary scrutiny of the game would reveal that it was yet another batting failure by the Tigers as they were bundled out for 168 in 41.1 overs while chasing a 255-run target.

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Liton needs to regain 'dented self-belief'

With the World Cup just around the corner, the three-match ODI series against New Zealand was expected to be an ideal platform for the vulnerable Bangladesh top-order to reassess its focus and gain confidence.

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'Said 100 percent again, danger'

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal created a lot of uproar when he said during a press conference that he ‘wasn’t a 100 percent fit’ before a game against Afghanistan in July this year.

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Asian Games 2023 / Bangladesh hold China to a goalless draw 

Bangladesh capped off their Asian Games campaign with a goalless draw against hosts China in their final Group A match at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium on Sunday.

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Man Utd's Rashford unhurt in car crash

The incident happened when Rashford had left United's Carrington training ground in his white Rolls Royce

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De Jong out for up to five weeks with ankle injury

The Dutch international went off in the first half of Barca's 3-2 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga

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Leao fires Milan level with leaders Inter, Juve fall at Sassuolo

Portugal winger Leao netted his third goal in as many league matches in the eighth minute at a sodden San Siro to move Milan up to second on 12 points from five games

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Vinicius returns to Brazil squad for World Cup qualifiers

The 23-year-old has been out since suffering a hamstring injury against Celta Vigo on August 25 but has recovered quicker than expected.

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Xavi hails Barca's new 'winning character' after 'epic' Celta comeback

The coach, who signed a new deal until 2025 this week, celebrated with his 50th victory in La Liga, as Robert Lewandowski's brace and Joao Cancelo's late winner helped his team triumph despite entering the final 10 minutes two goals behind.

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Fernandes eases pressure on United with winner at Burnley

 Manchester United captain Bruno Fernandes struck a sublime volley to earn a 1-0 victory at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday as Erik ten Hag's side ended a three-match losing streak in all competitions.

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Ten-man Man City show silk and steel to extend lead

Phil Foden and Erling Haaland struck inside the first 15 minutes as City extended their perfect start in the Premier League to six games

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Zinnat gets bye in first round

New York-based boxer Zinnat Ferdous got a bye in the first-round in 50kg weight category of the Asian Games, which officially got underway in Hangzhou yesterday.

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China ready to surprise all 

Though football and cricket already got underway four days before, the curtain of the 19th Asian Games opens tonight with a lot more to offer than just a visual spectacle as hosts China look to surprise the world with a high-tech showcase of its historical and cultural attractions.

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Will raised aspirations end medal-drought?  

Following two unsuccessful visits since its Asian Games debut in 1978, Bangladesh won its first medal in 1986. It was boxer Mosharraf Hossain who opened the mark, bagging a bronze, and Bangladesh went on to win at least one medal in each of the next seven editions until 2014, with kabaddi and cricket accounting for all 11 medals.

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Federer hopes to captain Team Europe in Laver Cup one day

Federer will be present at this year's edition in Vancouver where a celebration is planned on Friday to mark the first anniversary of his final competitive match.

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Bangladesh welcomed in Hangzhou Asian Games Village 

The Bangladesh contingent was officially been received on Wednesday afternoon at the Hangzhou Asian Games Athletes Village by a colourful welcome ceremony that reflected the culture of China.

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Zinnat 'here to win a medal' for Bangladesh

New York-based boxer Zinnat Ferdous is the ninth expatriate athlete set to represent Bangladesh She will fight in the 50kg weight category in the Hangzhou Asian Games, scheduled to get underway on September 23. Zinnat shared her desire to win a medal for Bangladesh at the continental multi-sport event and her experiences of becoming a boxer in a conversation with The Daily Star's Anisur Rahman on Wednesday.

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Djokovic best in history, says Nadal

"I believe that numbers are numbers and statistics are statistics. In that sense, I think he (Djokovic) has better numbers than mine and that is indisputable," Nadal said in an interview with AS published on Wednesday

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DU wins inter-uni chess tournament thrice in a row

Dhaka University (DU) has won the inter-university chess championship for the third consecutive time this year

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Bangladesh gear up for Asia Cup Super 4

The last time Bangladesh made it to the final of the Asia Cup was in 2018 when the latest 50-over edition of the tournament was played. The Tigers beat Pakistan to qualify for the final and lost to eventual champions India. But Pakistan’s eleven has come a long way from what it was in 2018 and is mighty strong, especially when it comes to their fast bowling.  

Bangladesh’s Asia Cup mission gets underway with Sri Lanka encounter

Bangladesh have made the Asia Cup final three times but are still searching for their first trophy. Can Shakib Al Hasan’s side put an end to their trophy hunt? The wait continues but before that let’s take a look at Bangladesh’s strengths, weaknesses, and chances of winning. The Tigers begin their Asia Cup mission with an encounter against Sri Lanka. Can the Tigers trump the Lankans in their opening fixture? To discuss all of this and much more, The Daily Star brings you Star Non-Striker’s End.

Bangladesh Football in troubled waters 

Bangladesh women’s football is making the headlines again but this time for negative reasons, with the latest conundrum surrounding Golam Rabbani Choton’s resignation. The coach has been in charge for 17 years but called it quits and decided to end his relationship with the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF). Why couldn’t the BFF capitalise on the women’s team’s success? The Star News Plus brings you the detailed report.  

IND-BD T20 Wheelchair Cricket Series kicks off in Kolkata

The Disabled Cricket Council of India is organising a T20 Wheelchair Cricket Series between India and Bangladesh. The series, consisting of three matches, commenced today at Vivekananda Park Ground in Kolkata

Taijul cherishes Eid in native Natore

The Daily Star Sports team caught up with Taijul Islam to celebrate the festivities of Eid. The left-arm spinner finds the most joy in his permanent address in Natore. He celebrates the happiness of Eid with his family there. Despite cherishing all the festivities, the 31-year-old did admit to being tight-fisted when it comes to giving away salami.

Heavy defeat leaves Tigers with lot to ponder

Bangladesh’s 15-year unbeaten streak in ODIs at home against New Zealand came to a crushing end with an 86-run defeat against the visitors in the second match of the three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

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‘Nice of Liton for calling me back'

New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi lauded Bangladesh skipper Liton Das for calling him back after Tigers pacer Mankaded him in the first innings of the second ODI of the three-match series between the two sides at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

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Sodhi fifer helps NZ to 86-run win over Bangladesh

New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi picked up his maiden ODI five-wicket haul to help crush Bangladesh by 87 runs in the second of the three-match ODI series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

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Mahmudullah departs to leave Tigers on brink of defeat

Bangladesh batter Mahmudullah Riyad's 76-ball 49-run knock saw him just one run away from reaching 5,000 ODI runs which would've made him only the fourth Bangladesh batter to achieve the feat but the 37-year-old, who held the key in Bangladesh chasing down New Zealand's 254, got dismissed in the 36th over to leave the Tigers at 149 for seven.

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Sodhi fifer stifles Bangladesh

New Zealand Ish Sodhi picked up his maiden five-wicket haul to reduce Bangladesh to 136 for six following the completion of the 30th over as the Tigers are in pursuit of the Blackcaps' 254-run target in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

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Tigers in deep trouble as Tamim falls

Bangladesh have lost half of their batters before reaching three figures in their chase of 255 against New Zealand in the second and penultimate ODI in Mirpur today.

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Sodhi removes Tanzid, Soumya, Hridoy in quick succession

Tamim Iqbal, meanwhile, is approaching his 57th ODI fifty.

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Liton’s bad patch continues

Tamim, on the other hand, showing glimpses of his old self.

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Bangladesh bundle out New Zealand for 254

New Zealand posted their highest total at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday when they were bundled out for 254 after opting to bat first against Bangladesh in the second ODI of the three-match series between the two teams. 

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Mahmud yorks Blundell to take sixth Blackcaps wicket

Bangladesh pacer Hasan Mahmud castled New Zealand batter Tom Blundell to leave the visitors six down for 167 after 34 overs in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

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