Fahad’s one-point regret

International Master (IM) Fahad Rahman wasted another opportunity to earn his first Grand Master (GM) norm when he lost to Indonesia's IM Setyaki Azarya Jodi in the ninth and final round of Hanoi Grandmasters Chess in Vietnam yesterday.

9th Dhaka Bank Victory Day Cup Golf Tournament held

The 9th Dhaka Bank Victory Day Cup Golf Tournament concluded at the Army Golf Club in Dhaka on Saturday.

Nadal to return in Brisbane

Former tennis world number one Rafael Nadal will return at the Brisbane International warm up event for the Australian Open in January, the Spaniard said on Friday.

De Minaur drives Australia to Davis Cup final

Alex de Minaur guided Australia into a second successive Davis Cup final with an assured 2-0 win over Finland on Friday in Malaga.

FIG president pledges support to Bangladesh

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) president Morinari Watanabe pledged their support to the Bangladesh Gymnastics Federation (BGF) to help achieve its goal of winning an Olympic medal in the 2028 Games after attending its development committee meeting in Dhaka yesterday.

Djokovic eyes ATP Finals record after demolition of Alcaraz

Novak Djokovic closed in on a record-breaking seventh ATP Finals title on Saturday after sweeping past Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-2 in a dominating semi-final display he hailed as his best of the tournament.

Djokovic sinks Dimitrov for seventh Paris Masters title

The 36-year-old Djokovic eclipsed his previous record set two years ago as the tournament's oldest champion, capturing his 40th Masters 1000 title and stretching his winning run to 18 matches.

Djokovic resists 'suffocating' Rublev to book Dimitrov title clash

Novak Djokovic rallied to defeat Andrey Rublev 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 in a gripping Paris Masters semi-final on Saturday, earning a shot at a record-extending seventh title in the final against Grigor Dimitrov.

Emotional Jabeur to donate prize money to Palestinians

"It's very tough seeing children, babies dying every day," she said.

Verstappen claims record victory to draw level with Prost

Starting from third on the grid, the Red Bull driver stole the lead at the start and then dominated the race, which was punctuated by a lengthy red flag stoppage when Kevin Magnussen crashed heavily in his Haas.

Martin wins Thai MotoGP, Bagnaia holds lead

Spain's Jorge Martin won a thrilling Thailand MotoGP race Sunday to close the gap on Francesco Bagnaia in the world championship race.

South Africa edge New Zealand to win record fourth Rugby World Cup

South Africa produced a magnificent defensive display to edge 14-man New Zealand 12-11 in an arm-wrestle of a Rugby World Cup final on Saturday and win the Webb Ellis Cup for a record fourth time.

Fahad triumphs over Russian GM Savchenko

Fahad currently shares the third place alongside 13 players in the competition.

Verstappen hails 'incredible' 50th career win in Texas

The 26-year-old Dutchman, who started sixth on the grid in his Red Bull car, worked his way through the field to take control before he came home 2.225 seconds ahead of resurgent seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton, who was disqualified hours after the race when his Mercedes car failed a technical inspection.

Inaugural amateur TT tournament concludes

The inaugural Amateur Table Tennis tournament, organised by the Rotary Club of Gulshan One and Smash Station Table Tennis Club, concluded yesterday with the participation of 37 players.

Djokovic to open 2024 at United Cup, but no Nadal

Djokovic will spearhead Serbia at the tournament from December 29-January 7 in Sydney and Perth as he builds towards the defence of his Australian Open title.

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