Thursday, May 25, 2017


Bangladesh remain confident

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says he remains confident of winning the ODI series against England.

Bangladesh v England: Security tight as one-day series set to begin

England play the first of three one-day internationals against Bangladesh on Friday, following a build-up dominated by security concerns. They will be skippered by Jos Buttler after limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales decided not to tour. Bangladesh army commandos performed drills inside the stadium on Thursday. "We witnessed a graphic demonstration of the response capabilities of the Bangladesh army," said England security chief...

US Open 2016: Why Steffi Graf is rooting for Serena to break her record

Steffi Graf and Serena Williams played each other twice, and walked away with a win each. But when it comes to winning grand slams, Graf is rooting for Williams to break her Open era record of 22 major singles titles at this month's US Open. "I'm cheering her on, yes," the former top-ranked German told BSW in an interview at the...

Gabriel Jesus scored twice and Neymar notched the other, giving Brazil a 3-0 victory over Ecuador on Thursday

With the match scoreless and evenly played, Neymar broke through with a penalty in the 72nd minute. Gabriel Jesus then scored in the 87th, and got another in stoppage time. Neymar’s penalty came after Gabriel Jesus was tripped in the area by Ecuador keeper Alexander Dominguez. Gabigol then put on his own show, chipping in a backheel shot from close...

Novak Djokovic drops out of Cincinnati with wrist injury

CINCINNATI (AP) Novak Djokovic dropped out of the Cincinnati tournament with a sore left wrist on Wednesday, costing the Masters event another top player. Djokovic was upset at the Olympics in Rio on Sunday, losing to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in straight sets. The top-ranked player informed the Cincinnati tournament that his wrist has been bothering him and...

Everton open with Spurs draw

Erik Lamela's second-half header earned Tottenham a 1-1 draw at Everton on the opening day of the season. The hosts, under new manager Ronald Koeman, bossed the first half and took an early lead when Barkley's set-piece missed every team-mate but ended up in the far corner of Hugo Lloris' net. Spurs lost Lloris to injury and needed replacement Michel Vorm to stop...


Murray sets up Dimitrov final

Andy Murray will face Grigor Dimitrov in the China Open final on Sunday thanks to his comfortable semi-final victory against David Ferrer.