Asia

November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016

Bangladesh beat Thailand by 35 runs

After being at the receiving end of a 64-run drubbing in the opening game against India, Bangladesh bounce back strongly as they beat Thailand by 35 runs in the 5th match of the Women’s T20 Asia...

November 14, 2016
November 14, 2016

New dad Cook's runs ease pain of being away

England skipper Alastair Cook says scoring his ninth Test century in Asia during the drawn first Test against India makes the struggle of being away from his newborn baby "worthwhile".

October 27, 2016
October 27, 2016

Giggs, Neville to open cafes, hotels in Asia

Manchester United greats Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville have teamed up with a Singaporean billionaire to open football-themed cafes and hotels in Asia, a spokesperson for the tycoon said Wednesday.

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016

Salahuddin against sending team

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi Salahuddin is apparently not interested to send the national team to the

September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016

Bangladesh, India in final

Bangladesh advance to the final of Boys' U-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament with a 6-1 victory over Chinese Taipei in the first semifinal at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium.

September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016

Rio's faux pas sparks cross-border food fight

Former England footballer Rio Ferdinand has unwittingly sparked a cross-border food fight after suggesting that a rice dish

September 11, 2016
September 11, 2016

NZ to fund child sport development in Pacific

New Zealand will fund a multi-million dollar programme aimed at getting more children in Pacific island countries to play sport.

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

4-0 win over UAE caps off BD's brilliant campaign

Hosts Bangladesh cap off their AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory against the United Arab Emirates.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

US President Barack Obama wraps up a historic trip to Asia, where he sought to deepen US involvement by boosting ties to former adversaries in the region.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

HRW slams India on handling criticism

The Indian authorities routinely use vaguely worded, overly broad laws as political tools to silence and harass critics, Human Rights Watch says in a new report.