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  • Aus board threatens players with unemployment

    Australia's cricket board has warned players will not be given alternative contracts if they fail to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement in an escalation of a protracted and increasingly bitter pay dispute.

  • Argentine games suspended as players strike

    Footballers in Argentina pushed ahead with a strike on Friday over unpaid wages, forcing the year's first league games to be suspended despite a $22 million government payout, officials said.

  • Hayden, Boon inducted into Aus Hall of Fame

    Test greats David Boon, Matthew Hayden and the late Betty Wilson will be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame this week, Cricket Australia said on Sunday.

  • Adams appointed new West Indies director

    West Indies turned to former batsman Jimmy Adams to help rebuild the side as he was named their new director of cricket on Tuesday after signing a three-year deal.

  • Athar still not with women's team

    Bangladesh's women's team is set to begin their five-match ODI series against South Africa in Cox's Bazar tomorrow and yet it's still not confirmed as to whether the team's chief selector and the tour manager, Athar Ali Khan, will be present in Bangladesh to observe the tour.

  • Big win for Faridpur

    Faridpur registered a massive 20-9 goal win over Bagerhat in the Exim Bank 26th National Men's Handball Championship at the Shaheed captain Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium yesterday.

  • Taijul, Hom in for T20Is

    Tanbir Haydar is the only player from the ODI squad who has not found a place in the Bangladesh team for the first T20I against New Zealand, set to take place in Napier on January 3.

  • Pilot in footballers' crash 'was not trained properly'

    The pilot in the plane crash that killed 71 people traveling to Colombia on a Bolivian charter including footballers from Brazil had not flown enough hours to pilot commercial flights, a copilot's attorney said Saturday.

  • CA draws ire over pregnancy clause

    Australia's Fair Work Ombudsman is investigating Cricket Australia's (CA's) controversial pregnancy clause in contracts offered to elite women players.

  • Man City, Chelsea charged

    Manchester City and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players during Saturday's Premier League match, the FA said on Monday.

  • Chapeco in mourning

    Thousands of grieving fans in green and white filled the Chapecoense stadium in remote southern Brazil on Tuesday, singing their team's praises and chanting one by one the names of players who lost their lives in a plane crash a day earlier.

  • Football mourns Brazilian players killed, lack of fuel suspected

    A plane that crashed in the mountains of Colombia, killing 71 people, including members of a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, a Colombian military source told AFP.

  • Footballers face modest wages, late payment

    Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

  • Let the salute remain a mystery

    “I don't know. Let some things remain a secret,” chuckled Shakib Al Hasan when asked why he celebrated Ben Stokes's wicket with a salute. That is all he said and then paused for the next question of the interview.

  • 'This is the beginning of something very big'

    Implementing new strategies has been a trademark of Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's tenure in since his arrival in

  • Players' Support Seminar held

    The country's Professional footballers have been advised to inspect the details of their contract when signing agreements with

  • Watson part of Aussie team 'tumour': Clarke

    Former Australia captain Michael Clarke revisits old feuds, describing Shane Watson as part of a group that was "like a tumour" on the team.

  • Messi staying in Arg retirement would be 'a sin'

    Javier Mascherano says it would have been a sin had Lionel Messi stayed in international retirement and not played for Argentina.

  • NBA stars open gold chase against China

    It would be easy for the US team of NBA stars to overlook China in Saturday's opening game of the Rio Olympics after routing the Asians twice in pre-Games exhibitions.

  • Chandan, Nazirul suspended

    Mohammedan defender Asaduzzaman Khan Chandan and Wari Club official Nazirul Islam were each handed one-match suspensions for separate incidents of unruly behaviour during their respective clubs' Premier Division Hockey League encounters recently.

  • All-clear for Usha's Pakistani players

    Usha Krira Chakra retreat from their plan of appeal to the league committee of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation to halt the ongoing Premier Division League after getting clearance from the Special Branch (SB) of Police for bringing five Pakistani players.

  • League promises excitement

    The participation of Abahani, Mohammedan SC, Usha KC, Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club and all the other established clubs helped produce a healthy and competitive Club Cup after 45 months. Now those clubs are all lining up for another battle in the Green Delta Insurance Premier Hockey League.

  • Fixed price for Shakib and co at PSL draft

    Bangladesh’s ace allrounder Shakib Al Hasan and his teammates Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mustafizur Rahman and others will be selected at a fixed price at the player draft of Pakistan Super League (PSL) on December 21 and 22.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Unique auction for two new IPL teams

    The blueprint for the sale of two new franchises and 50-plus players in IPL 2015 - including those from Chennai and Rajasthan - is ready, waiting to receive the required ratification at the BCCI's Annual General Meeting (AGM) next month.

  • ‘ICL was powerless against spot-fixing’

    Chris Cairns allegedly told the New Zealand players that he attempted to recruit to his match-fixing operation that the Indian Cricket League (ICL) was powerless to stop their actions.