• Star Day at a Glance | Wednesday 4th October, 2017

    Good evening readers. Let's have a look into the major headlines of the day on 4th October, 2017.

  • Bangladesh football team

    Bangabandhu Gold Cup pushed back

    The Bangabandhu Gold Cup will get underway from the third week of April with the participation of six nations, the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) confirmed yesterday.

  • Kane damages ankle ligament

    Tottenham Hotspur hinted that Harry Kane could return before the end of the season as they confirmed the England striker had suffered ankle ligament damage in last weekend's FA Cup win over Millwall.

  • Manohar quits as ICC boss

    India's Shashank Manohar resigned Wednesday as chairman of the International Cricket Council after a fallout with his own board over efforts to reform the game's world governing body.

  • Federer, Nadal, Djokovic advance to ATP Indian Wells 4th round

    Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer booked a mouthwatering fourth-round clash at the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Tuesday, where five-time champion Novak Djokovic also advanced from the "group of death".

  • Sri Lanka 238 for 7 after Day-1

    When bad light compelled umpires to call stumps on day-1, Sri Lanka reached 238 for 7 in 83.1 overs against Bangladesh during the second Test of the series at P Sara Oval, Colombo today.

  • Torres back in training

    Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres returned to training on Monday after recovering from a sickening head clash, suggesting he could play in Wednesday's Champions League tie against Bayer Leverkusen.

  • Satkhira clinch 11-goal thriller

    Satkhira notched up a thrilling 6-5 win over Khulna in the U-18 National Football Championship in Gopalganj yesterday.

  • Live the vision and grow with it

    Bangladesh Cricket Board's long cherished dream of playing at the highest level of cricket was realised in June 2000 at the annual Conference of International Cricket Council in London. An aspiration many doubted would ever come true was finally a reality.

  • ‘It is an honour for me to lead in the 100th Test’

    Mushfiqur Rahim expressed his pride and passion while talking about leading Bangladesh team in the 100th Test, which is scheduled to begin against Sri Lanka on 15 March at Colombo’s P Sara Oval.

  • Test of maturity for Kohli and Smith in Ranchi

    Keeping a lid on emotion will be nearly as important as executing gameplans for both India and Australia when the world's top two teams continue their captivating series with the third Test in Ranchi on Thursday.

  • Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

    After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa's delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand.

  • Wawrinka advances, to face lucky loser Nishioka

    Stan Wawrinka breezed into the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday and saw another seed removed from his path to the final when lucky loser Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan turned his match against Tomas Berdych upside down.

  • Satkhira clinch a thriller

    Satkhira notched up a thrilling 6-5 win over Khulna in the U-18 National Football Championship at the Gopalganj venue yesterday.

  • Soumya opts for DRS after getting bowled

    Bangladesh left-handed batsman Soumya Sarkar took a DRS after getting bowled by Sri Lanka's Asela Gunaratne on the fifth day of the first Test in Galle.

  • Mahmudullah will be sent home

    Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad, struggling for form and with two failures in the Galle Test which Bangladesh lost by 259 runs, will be sent home from the tour of Sri Lanka tomorrow.

  • Djokovic, Federer, Nadal advance at Indian Wells

    Novak Djokovic launched his bid for a sixth ATP Indian Wells Masters crown with a two-set triumph over Kyle Edmund as the stars shone in the California desert.

  • U-18 national football

    Rubel slammed four goals to power Gazipur to an emphatic 5-1 win over Jamalpur in the U-18 National Football Championship at Netrokona yesterday.

  • Three-set matches not solution for Davis Cup: Nadal

    The introduction of best-of-three set matches in the Davis Cup won't be enough to halt the drain of top talent from the 117-year-old world tennis tournament, Rafael Nadal said.

  • IAAF suspends fund for BAF

    The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) suspended its annual allocation to the Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF) due to non-submission of BAF's annual reports to the sport's world governing body, confirmed BAF president Ali Kabir.

  • Djokovic seeks to turn up heat in California desert

    Five-time champion Novak Djokovic will be out to reassert his dominance on the hard courts of Indian Wells this week, seeking to shake off the slump that has dogged him into 2017.

  • U-18 Nat'l Football: BKSP pummel Sirajganj

    The U-18 National Football Championship involving 63 districts and the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) got underway at eight separate venues across the country yesterday.


    If you think wicketkeeping is an issue in Bangladesh with Mushfiqur Rahim giving up the gloves to Liton Das for this tour, have a gander at Sri Lanka. When Liton joined Mushfiqur at the crease yesterday, there were a total of seven keepers on the field

  • Mourinho out for revenge as Man United visit Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho takes his Manchester United side back to former club Chelsea on Monday with a place in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley up for grabs and a score to settle with his old employers.

  • Man City frustrated in goalless draw with Stoke

    Manchester City failed to fire in a frustrating 0-0 home draw with Stoke City on Wednesday that dealt a damaging blow to their Premier League title hopes and left them 10 points adrift of leaders Chelsea.


    In the sixth over of the first day Subashis Roy had prematurely rejoiced at picking up Kusal Mendis's wicket first ball, only for the eventual centurion to be recalled after replays showed that Subashis had overstepped the line.

  • Tigers trail Sri Lanka by 361 runs after Day-2

    Bangladesh trail Sri Lanka by 361 runs with 8 wickets remaining in their first innings of the first Test at the Galle International Stadium today.

  • Wenger focuses on 'bigger picture' for Arsenal future

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, whose contract expires at the end of the season, will make a decision about his future based on the "bigger picture" and not a recent slump in form.

  • Arsenal facing mission impossible against Bayern

    Arsenal will have to produce the biggest second leg comeback in a Champions League knockout tie to avoid a seventh successive exit at the last 16 stage when they host Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

  • 'We're ready to face a hard time'

    With it still being unseasonably pleasant in Bangladesh, the heat in Galle is the first thing that hits Bangladeshis coming here. But it is only one of the aspects of the examination that Bangladesh will face when they take on the home team in the first Test tomorrow.