Southgate upbeat despite England’s defeat to Brazil

Southgate upbeat despite England’s defeat to Brazil. England, one of the favorites for Euro 2024, impressed in spells but lacked a cutting edge against their disciplined opponents at Wembley and had some shaky moments in defence. Manager Gareth Southgate said that despite Saturday’s disappointing 1-0 result against Brazil, England’s first defeat since the 2022 World

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Ronaldo suspended for one match

Ronaldo suspended for one match for offensive gesture in league game. He would also have to pay a fine of 10,000 Saudi riyals ($2,666), and 20,000 riyals to Al Shabab to cover the costs of the complaint filing fees.   Cristiano has been suspended for one match after appearing to make an obscene gesture following

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Dean Elgar to end international career

Dean Elgar to end international career, Elgar has become known as a stubborn batter, his 5,146 runs making him SA’s 8th highest scorer Former South Africa Test captain Dean Elgar announced Friday that he will retire from international cricket after a Test series against India starting next week. The 36-year old, who has hit more

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Kings, Abahani face off in Independence Cup semifinal

Abahani Limited and holders Bashundhara Kings take on each other in the second semi-final of the Independence Cup in the capital’s Kings Arena Friday afternoon. Diego Andres Cruciani’s Abahani won all three group matches quite comfortably before beating Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the quarter-final shootout. On the other hand, Oscar Bruzon’s Bangladesh Premier League

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Saudi Arabia eyes stake in $30bn Indian Premier League

Saudi Arabia eyes stake in $30bn Indian Premier League. The kingdom proposed investing as much as $5bn into the league and help lead an expansion into other countries. Saudi Arabia has expressed interest in buying a multibillion-dollar stake in the Indian Premier League, the world’s richest cricket league, Bloomberg News reported Friday, citing people familiar

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Bellingham can cap sublime Real start in first Clasico

Jude Bellingham is loving life at Real Madrid, even before getting the chance to play in the club football’s biggest match, the Clasico. The England international will lead Los Blancos into battle at Barcelona’s temporary Olympic Stadium home on the Montjuic hill Saturday, having become Carlo Ancelotti’s key player within three months. Bellingham has begun

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Jos Buttler, England’s quiet captaincy

Buttler gave Test cricket a good go, playing 57 matches long before he effectively gave himself over to the shorter formats Jos Buttler already has a special place in English cricket given his fame and reputation owe far more to his exploits in white-ball cricket than the traditional Test-match game. But he will cement his

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Tendulkar named 2023 World Cup ICC Global Ambassador

Tendulkar will walk out with the WC trophy before the opening match in Ahmedabad, declaring the tournament open The International Cricket Council has announced India legend and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar as the Global Ambassador for the 2023 World Cup with just two days to go until the pinnacle event of the one-day game gets

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