America

Melania Trump for president

America, of US fame, like most countries including Bangladesh, is a nation that thrives on “firsts”. From Benjamin Franklin's discovery in 1747 of the principle of electric charge conservation

August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018

EU's security must no longer depend on US

French President Emmanuel Macron says that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must stop depending on American might.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018
USA

Trump welcomes back Americans freed by N Korea

A plane carrying three Americans released by North Korea landed at a military base bear Washington early today to be welcomed by US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania.

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

America's grim reality of gun violence

On the night of October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, sprayed bullets at 22,000 concertgoers, killing at least 59 people...

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Mickelson among leaders

Five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson was enjoying the challenge of the high-altitude Chapultepec Golf Club Thursday as he seized a share of the first-round lead in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017

Dustin Johnson vaults to world golf number one

Dustin Johnson made the complicated world golf ranking calculations simple on Sunday, vaulting to number one with a convincing victory in the Genesis Open.

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

Spears-Cabal win mixed doubles title

American Abigail Spears and Colombian partner Juan Sebastian Cabal swept to a first Grand Slam mixed doubles title Sunday with a straight-sets victory at the Australian Open.

January 4, 2017
January 4, 2017

Serena follows sister Venus to Auckland exit

Serena Williams suffered a shock second-round defeat at the Auckland Classic Wednesday following her sister Venus's earlier withdrawal with an arm injury.

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

Castro cigars, Ali's boxing gloves highlight auction

Muhammad Ali's fight gloves and a box of cigars signed by the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro are among some of the highlights in an auction of memorabilia steeped in sporting history.

November 13, 2016
November 13, 2016

Mexico win a thriller

Skipper Rafael Marquez scored an 89th minute winner as Mexico stunned the United States 2-1 in a thrilling World Cup qualifying duel between the arch-rivals here Friday.

October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016

MLS posts record attendances

Major League Soccer attendances climbed to record levels for a third straight year this season, putting the US top flight above