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USA’s Jessica Long dives during the women’s 4 x 100 m Free (34pts) final of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday…

September 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Bangladesh hits new low in chess Olympiad

Bangladesh men’s and women’s chess teams will return home today after the worst ever performance in country’s history in the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan…

September 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Kiev to host 2018 CL final

Kiev’s Olympic stadium will host the final of the 2018 Champions League, the first final of Europe’s top club competition to be held in Ukraine, UEFA said on Thursday..

September 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
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From the Sidelines

A surfer competes in the water in the men’s qualifying series at the Quiksilver Pro Casablanca surf competition on in Casablanca on Wednesday…

September 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland poses with the trophy after he defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the US Open men’s final in New York on Sunday. – Reuters photo

Wawrinka wins US Open, tops Djokovic in four sets

Third seed Stan Wawrinka rose to the occasion once again to beat top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-7(1) 6-4 7-5 6-3 and win the US Open on Sunday for the third grand slam title of his career…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates with the trophy after defeating Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the US Open women’s final on Saturday. — Reuters photo

Kerber turns dreams into reality

Germany’s Angelique Kerber began her reign as world number one in imperious style battling past a determined Karolina Pliskova 6-3 4-6 6-4 to win the US Open final on Saturday and claim her second grand slam title of the year…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Women’s kabaddi in disarray

Bangladesh women’s kabaddi team was left in disarray ahead of fifth Asian Beach Games in Vietnam due to series of irregularities committed by the Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
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From the Sidelines

Bethe Correia, left, from Brazil, punches Jessica Eye during a women’s bantamweight bout at UFC 203 on Saturday in Cleveland…

September 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
Djokovic deciphers Monfils to reach final

Djokovic deciphers Monfils to reach final

Novak Djokovic’s strange US Open path took another odd turn Friday as the defending champion defied stultifying humidity and the controversial tactics of Gael Monfils to book a title showdown with Stan Wawrinka…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
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From the Sidelines

Egypt’s Ibrahim Hamadtou competes in table tennis event of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Friday…

September 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
Pliskova stuns Serena in semis

Pliskova stuns Serena in semis

Karolina Pliskova shattered Serena Williams’s bid for a record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam title Thursday, her 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) win setting-up a US Open final against new world number one Angelique Kerber…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

B’desh women beat Morocco in Chess Olympiad

Bangladesh women’s team beat Morocco by 4-0 points in their 6th round games in the 42nd World Chess Olympiad at Baku in Azerbaijan on Thursday…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Ibrahimovic eager to add to derby collection

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is looking forward to adding to his list of major European club derbies when he appears for Manchester United against Manchester City at Old Trafford on Saturday…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
From the Sidelines

From the Sidelines

An action from the men’s 5-a-side Preliminaries Pool A match of the 2016 Rio Paralympics between Brazil and Morocco in Rio de Janeiro on Friday…

September 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
US tennis star Serena Williams hits a return against Simona Halep of Romania during their 2016 US Open women’s singles match in New York on Wednesday. — AFP photo

Serena holds off Halep to reach semis

World number one Serena Williams fended off spirited Simona Halep on Wednesday, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Manash, Rahima win TT crown

Manash Chowdhury of Chittagong District maintained his supremacy after retaining the title of the 35th National Table Tennis Championship in the men’s single at the Patuakhali District Auditorium on Thursday…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
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From the Sidelines

Ronaldinho poses on the observation deck after pulling the switch to light the Empire State Building in honour of Barcelona’s 10-year global partnership with UNICEF in New York on Wednesday…

September 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
Djokovic sets up semi-final clash with Monfils

Djokovic sets up semi-final clash with Monfils

Defending champion Novak Djokovic booked a 10th straight US Open semi-final appearance when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired trailing 6-3, 6-2 in their marquee quarter-final on Tuesday…

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports
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From the Sidelines

Players, organisers and sports administrators on Wednesday attend an anti-extremism procession in Dhaka, which starts at the Bangabandhu National Stadium and ends in front of the National Press Club….

September 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

‘Drug cheat’ Kurtz new hockey coach

The Bangladesh Hockey Federation has finally appointed controversial German Oliver Kurtz as the new national team coach ahead of the Men’s Asian Hockey Federation Cup, scheduled to be held from November 19-27 in Hong Kong…

September 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

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