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Asia Cup Under-18 Hockey: Ashraful hat-trick stuns India

Asia Cup Under-18 Hockey: Ashraful hat-trick stuns India

Defender Ashraful Islam scored four penalty corner goals including a hat-trick as Bangladesh began their Asia Cup Under-18 Hockey campaign with a pulsating 5-4 win over tournament favourites India at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

1st Snooker Team C’ship begins

The five-day long 12-team First National Snooker Team Championship got underway at the Chittagong Club Limited on Saturday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

NFL holds no appeal for MU super-fan Bolt

The bruising NFL isn’t on Usain Bolt’s post-athletics agenda, but Jamaica’s sprint superstar says he’d answer a call from his beloved Manchester United in a heartbeat…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
From the Sidelines

From the Sidelines

Bodybuilders perform during the Walton 2nd Beach Bodybuilding Competition-2016 that got underway in Cox’s Bazar…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Paralympians, poor Rio kids teach each other

Paralympians, poor Rio kids teach each other

French Paralympians got a taste of Rio’s tough realities in a visit to a favela Friday but the impoverished children greeting the disabled athletes got an eye opener of their own…

September 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday that another batch of athlete data has been leaked by the same Russian cyber espionage group…

September 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Sports
Simone Biles. – Reuters file photo

Anti-doping agency says athlete data stolen by Russian group

The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Tuesday that hackers stole confidential medical information about US Olympic athletes and published it on the internet, blaming a Russian group for the attack…

September 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Sports
Djokovic, Nadal drawn for potential semi clash

Djokovic, Nadal drawn for potential semi clash

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal were drawn for a potential US Open semi-final clash on Friday…

August 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

German ‘drug cheat’ eyes Bangladesh role

Bangladesh Hockey Federation is all set to interview controversial German coach Oliver Kurtz for the national team, officials said…

August 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

Teen Momtahina lifts gold in Nat’l Shooting

The 15-year old Mayeda Momtahina of Army Shooting Association stunned Narayanganj Rifle
Club’s Sharmin Akter to lift gold in the Women’s 10-metre air rifle event of the 28th National Shooting Championship on Saturday…

August 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Bangladesh inagurates modern shooting range

Bangladesh inagurates modern shooting range

Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation on Thursday inaugurated an international standard 10-metre air-rifle range at the National Shooting Complex with a hope of facilitating the shooters to perform better in the forthcoming international competitions…

August 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Federer, Nadal to team up in Laver Cup

Federer, Nadal to team up in Laver Cup

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play doubles together in a new competition pitting Europe against the Rest of the World in a Ryder Cup-style tennis team event…

August 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
From the Sidelines

From the Sidelines

Spanish matador Alberto Lopez Simon (L) performs a pass on a bull during a bullfight at the Almeria bullring…

August 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

Serena, Djokovic top seeded for US Open

Serena Williams is the No. 1 seeded woman for the U.S. Open after barely holding on to the top spot in the rankings, and Novak Djokovic is No. 1 among the men…

August 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Olympic flag in Tokyo for 2020 Games

Olympic flag in Tokyo for 2020 Games

The Olympic flag arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday as Japan’s capital gears up to host the 2020 Games, with officials promising smooth sailing after Rio’s sometimes shaky 2016 instalment…

August 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

Russian Paralympics ban appeal rejected

Russian competitors remained banned from next month’s Rio Paralympics after the country lost an appeal Tuesday against a suspension issued over a vast, state-run doping programme…

August 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

Sponsors drop Lochte after Rio scandal

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost four sponsorship deals Monday — a major financial hit for the embattled gold medalist stemming from his spurious claim of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio, a story later discredited by Brazilian police…

August 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Triumphant Brits return home

Triumphant Brits return home

Great Britain’s triumphant Olympic team returned home on Tuesday when a gold-nosed aircraft brought home a host of athletes clutching gold, silver and bronze from the Rio Games…

August 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports

Khaled elected as AGKF VP

Bangladesh’s Khaled Monsur Chowdhury was elected as vice president by AGKF Congress in the recently concluded 5th Asian GOJU RYU Karate Championship 2016, held at Charas Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia…

August 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban

Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban

Russia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme…

August 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Athletics, Sports

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