Clueless hosts suffer another big defeat

October 14, 2017

After a 7-0 drubbing against Pakistan in their opening match, Bangladesh displayed another poor show in the Asia Cup Hockey to suffer a defeat by an identical margin, this time at the hands India, in Dhaka on Friday.
In the other Pool A match at the Moulana Bhasani National Stadium, Japan held Pakistan for a 2-2 draw.
India, the top-ranked side in the tournament and two-time Read more

Shah Cements to help realise Tushar’s dream

October 7, 2013

One of the best cement producing companies in Bangladesh, Shah Cement Industries Ltd have come forward to sponsor the first formula racer from Bangladesh, Mahfuzur Rahman Tushar for the upcoming ‘16 JK Tyre Racing Competition Formula LGB 4 – Round 4’ in Delhi.
A press conference was called to announce the Read more

Raikkonen’s Ferrari return will give F1 a lift

September 12, 2013

The Finn could give Fernando Alonso a headache and the rest of us a rare treat
Kimi Raikkonen’s return to Ferrari, which was confirmed on Wednesday, may not be exactly what Fernando Alonso wanted, and it was certainly not on Felipe Massa’s wish list, but it will give Formula One a lift in 2014, when conversation elsewhere is likely to be dominated by talk of motor generator units and ERS (forget DRS) as teams downsize to new 1.6-litre V6s. In a flawed sport Read more

Formula One: Sebastian Vettel recovers to rule at Monza

September 10, 2013

Defending champion extends championship lead as Hamilton goes through a ‘nightmare’
Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the drivers’ world championship to more than 50 points when he drove to a polished victory for Red Bull in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.
The 26-year-old German, series leader and defending triple world champion, survived a torrid start and gearbox problems as he dominated an intriguing 53-lap race, Read more

Martin Dwyer: Jockey free to ride pending ban hearing

September 10, 2013

Jockey Martin Dwyer will be free to ride pending a British Horseracing Authority ruling on whether it will uphold a 56-day Indian riding ban.
His suspension was restored to eight weeks from eight months on Saturday after an appeal.
Dwyer’s ban had been extended after he was Read more