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10 die of coronavirus, daily infection rate drops to 1.8 percent

We want to build a non-communal Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina

Rangpur SP transferred for failing to curb violence

Culprits in Rangpur arson, communal violence identified

Blockade at Shahbag in protest of communal attacks; 24 hour ultimatum

Bangladesh start SAFF Championship with 1-0 win against Sri Lanka

Dhaka, October 2: Bangladesh started their SAFF Championship campaign with a 1-0 win against Sri Lanka at the Male National Stadium in Maldives on Friday.

Legal dispute between FIFA and TUI Cruises about free-to-air TV on cruise ships resolved – TUI Cruises recognises FIFA’s rights

Zurich, June 11: The legal dispute between FIFA and TUI Cruises that had been pending at the Copyright Dispute Chamber of Hamburg District Court since 1 July 2020 has been resolved by way of a settlement between the parties, who have submitted their settlement agreement to be ratified and published by the court.

Official poster revealed for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021

Zurich, June 3: FIFA and the Local Organising Committee have unveiled a striking official poster for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021, which will be held in Moscow from 19 to 29 August.

FIFA Congress votes on future of Women’s World Cup hosting, to explore new competition opportunities

Zurich, May 22: The 71st FIFA Congress has unanimously voted to bring the bidding process for the hosting of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in line with the process for the men’s FIFA World Cup. The allocation of all future hosts will be voted on by the FIFA Congress, just as is the case with the FIFA World Cup, and will no longer be decided by the FIFA Council (as was still the case most recently in June 2020, when Australia and New Zealand were announced as hosts of the 2023 edition in a transparent vote).

FIFA World Cup 2022 media rights awarded in Italy

Zurich, April 10: Following the tender process for the Italian media rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022, FIFA has awarded the exclusive rights to the competition to Rai, the Italian national public service broadcaster.

Bangladesh football team start with a win in Nepal

Dhaka, March 24: Bangladesh has started with the victory in the tri-national invitational football tournament of Nepal. Bangladesh beat Kyrgyzstan 1-0 in the opening match at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu.

Footballer Sohel Rana marries fan turned girlfriend of six years

Dhaka, March 8: Syeda Tamila Siraji (Anamika) fell in love with national team midfielder Sohel Rana while watching Bangladesh play in Bangabandhu Gold Cup Football in 2015. Then the two continued to talk on Facebook and at one stage it turned into love. After that they got married on Sunday.

Badal Roy's daughter Brishti made permanent member of Mohammedan

Dhaka, February 23: Legendary footballer Badal Roy, who player for over a decade in Mohammedan and later became its official, passed away on November 22, 2020. Following her father's demise, Roy's daughter Brishti has been made a permanent member of the club after officials approved her appeal.  

Analogue and digital: More than 7,50,000 people engage with FIFA Museum in pandemic-dominated 2020

Zurich, January 30: Despite the Covid-19 crisis and the resulting closure for several months, as well as further reduced opening hours and a significant decline in international visitors to the city, 7,66,834 people either enjoyed a trip to the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich or engaged with its digital content in 2020, an official release said on Friday.

Football: New composition of Egyptian Football Association normalisation committee

Dhaka, December 22: FIFA on Friday appointed three members in accordance with the Bureau of the FIFA Council decision to extend the mandate of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) normalisation committee until 31 January 2021 and to reduce its composition to three members, an official release said.

Normalisation committee appointed for Haitian Football Association

Dhaka, December 12: The Bureau of the FIFA Council (the Bureau) has decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Haitian Football Association (FHF) in accordance with art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes.

UEFA preliminary draw for FIFA World Cup 2022: Seeded teams confirmed

Dhaka, November 27: As excitement mounts ahead of the UEFA preliminary draw for the FIFA World Cup 2022 that is due to take place on 7 December at 18:00 CET as a virtual event in Zurich, Belgium, were on Friday confirmed as the top-seeded team in Pot 1 following the publication of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

PM Hasina condoles the death of legendary footballer Diego Maradona

Dhaka, November 26: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep grief over the death of football legend Diego Maradona.

Bangladesh condoles death of footballer Badal Roy

Dhaka, November 23: Badal Roy, the legendary footballer of the eighties, died after a long illness. Badal Roy, the beloved of the stadium, breathed his last at 5:35 pm on Sunday while undergoing treatment at Bangladesh Medical College in Dhanmondi.

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2020 to be held on 17 December

Dhaka, November 22: The Best FIFA Football Awards 2020 will take place on 17 December, an official press release notified.