Host Australia lost to France in Women’s Basketball World Cup

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com France toppled 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup host nation Australia 70-57 in a Thursday opener in Sydney. French forward Gabby Williams scored 23 points against Australia to be the key player for Les Bleues. Marine Fauthoux, another French player, scored 10 points. Australia’s Bec Allen racked up 16 points for … Read more

Japanese driver Tsunoda’s contract with the AlphaTauri F1 team extended until 2023

Yuki Tsunoda debuted in Formula 1 with his team in 2021. Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Yuki Tsunoda will remain with the Scuderia AlphaTauri team for the 2023 season, the team announced on Thursday. “I want to say a huge thank you to Red Bull, Honda and Scuderia AlphaTauri for continuing to give me the opportunity … Read more

The sports world pays tribute to the Queen after her death

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The sporting world on Thursday offered its condolences to the royal family and to Britain after the death of longtime monarch Queen Elizabeth II. The English Premier League, English football clubs, the English Football Association (The FA), Team GB or the British Olympic team, Formula 1 and Wimbledon each wrote messages … Read more

British decathlete Ben Gregory ‘in coma’ after bike crash

British decathlete Ben Gregory, who was critically hurt in a bike accident, is reportedly struggling for his life while in a coma.His partner Naomi Heffernan said the Team GB star suffered fractures to his skull and neck and multiple haemorrhages to his brain in the accident, and is on life support.Gregory, 31, represented Britain and … Read more

Bangladesh’s archers finally achieve success at Islamic Solidarity Games

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladesh archers won one silver and two bronze medals at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey on Wednesday.Bangladesh compound women’s team of Roksana Akter, Shamoli Ray and Puspita Zaman had to remain content with a silver medal as they lost to the Turkey team comprised of Bostan Ucar Yesim, … Read more

Russian court sentences Brittney Griner to nine years behind bars

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Brittney Griner, a star player for the US basketball team, was found guilty of narcotics possession and smuggling by a Russian court on Thursday and given a nine-year prison term. Despite Griner’s claims that it was a “honest mistake,” Judge Anna Sotnikova stated in her decision that Griner had committed the … Read more

Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ belt sells for $6.18M in auction

The WBC heavyweight championship belt of boxing legend Muhammad Ali from his 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” fight was sold at auction on Sunday for $6.18 million, making it the fourth most expensive item of sports memorabilia ever sold. The winner of the heated competition for the belt was Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, according … Read more

WWE’s Vince McMahon retires amid sexual misconduct probe

In the midst of an ongoing investigation into allegations of wrongdoing, Wrestling impresario Vince McMahon announced Friday he is retiring from his position as chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment. In a brief statement issued by WWE, McMahon said he is retiring as the company’s chairman and CEO. He noted that he remains its … Read more

Former F1 race director Masi breaks silence after FIA exit

Former F1 race director Michael Masi has spoken publicly for the first time since his departure from the FIA.

The Australian had not spoken publicly since last year’s season-ending race at Yas Marina where his decisions during the late safety car period came under heavy scrutiny as they allowed Max Verstappen to clinch his maiden F1 title ahead of Lewis Hamilton.

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Miraz receives Best Sportsperson Award 2021

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Cricketer Mehedi Hasan Miraz became the Best Sportsperson of the year while footballer Tapu Barman won the popular choice award at the Kool-BSPA Sports Award 2021 ceremony held at a city hotel today.
Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA), in association with Square Toiletries Limited, organised the award programme after a two-year break due to the coronavirus pandemic. A total

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“I won’t be playing a full schedule ever again”: Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods wrapped up his improbable return to competitive golf Sunday, finishing near the bottom of the leaderboard (13 over par) for players who made the cut at this weekend’s Masters Tournament.
For golf fans, however, just seeing Woods play the entire tournament at Augusta was a treat, and it raised the question of when he’ll play

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WWE’s Triple H announces retirement after heart surgery

WWE legend Paul “Triple H” Levesque has announced his retirement from wrestling. Levesque suffered what WWE described as a “cardiac event” last September and spoke for the first time since his hospitalisation on ESPN’s First Take on Friday (March 25).
Confirming his retirement, Levesque said he now has a defibrillator in

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Wrestling Legend Scott Hall in serious condition after suffering three heart attacks

Desperate conditions for Scott Oliver Hall, former WWE wrestler and legend. The 63-year-old suffered three heart attacks in recent days and is hospitalized in intensive care in a Georgia hospital. According to international media, Hall’s heart problems occurred following a hip operation last week. Wrestling website PWTorch explains that the champion “suffered severe complications

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Hulk Hogan Says He’ll Never Wrestle Again

Hulk Hogan has said he’ll never wrestle again after undergoing 23 surgeries in 10 years. Though his real name is Terry Bollea, ‘Hulk Hogan’ is the name synonymous with the world of wrestling for many fans, with the 68-year-old wrestler having achieved six WWE Championships throughout his career.
Though he has made some appearances in more recent years, it’s been

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Novak Djokovic withdraws from Indian Wells Masters and Miami Open

Novak Djokovic has announced that he will not compete at the Indian Wells Masters or Miami Open due to his unvaccinated status. The 20-time Grand Slam winner was deported from Australia ahead of the Australian Open in January and insisted that he would be prepared to miss further major tournaments over his stance.
Djokovic was named on the entry list for the Indian Wells tournament this year, but the

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