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  • Baki, Disha win gold

    Bangladeshi shooters Abdullahel Baki and Syeda Atkiya Hasan Disha win gold in the 10m air rifle team event in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan today.

  • Rabbi wins silver in Baku

    Rabbi Hasan Munna wins a silver medal in 10m air rifle event -- Bangladesh's first in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games 2017 -- at Azerbaijan capital Baku on Saturday.

  • BD shooters lag behind in Delhi

    Bangladeshi shooters endured another frustrating day in the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi on Sunday as none of them got even close to qualifying marks for the final rounds of their respective events.

  • Rabiul outguns BKSP boys

    Rabiul Islam put an end to the dominance of Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan (BKSP) by winning the gold medal in 10m air rifle event on the concluding day of Hamidur Rahman 2nd National Youth Shooting Championships at the National Shooting Complex yesterday.

  • Stiff competition on opening day

    In quest of finding new shooters for long-term training to materialise 'vision 2020', the Hamidur Rahman 2nd National Youth Shooting Championship got underway at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan, with the participants competing neck-and-neck in all three events decided yesterday.

  • Youth shooting gets underway

    Hamidur Rahman 2nd Youth Shooting Championship got underway at the National Shooting Sports Federation (BSSF) in Gulshan yesterday.

  • BSSF's Vision 2020 gets off the ground

    The Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation (BSSF) had last November disclosed its ambitious 'Vision 2020' plan to win a medal from the Tokyo Olympics and to bring that vision closer to reality, the game's governing body is all set to start a long-term training programme at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan today.

  • US sport grapples with racial tension in wake of shootings

    The shootings of two black men by police in Tulsa and Charlotte reverberate in the US sports world as racial tensions flare around the United States.

  • Shakil outguns Shahadat

    South Asian Games gold medallist Shakil Ahmed grabs his first gold medal in domestic circuit.

  • Girl gets the better of women

    Turing Dewan impresses in the junior section of the 28th National Shooting Championships when she clinches the 10m air pistol event in some style at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan.

  • Mayeda fires to gold

    Newcomer Mayeda Momtahina of Army Shooting Association stunned her senior counterparts in the Beximco 28th National Shooting Championship after grabbing the gold medal in the women's 10metre air rifle event at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan yesterday.

  • Rio Olympics: Vietnam shooters lacked training bullets

    Vietnam's prime minister admits Olympic hopefuls faced inadequate training equipment before the games, including a lack of bullets in shooting, a discipline that won the nation's first ever gold.

  • 'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

    A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

  • ‘I can no longer stay silent’

    Basketball legend Michael Jordan speaks out on police violence and announces two $1 million grants, to civil rights group NAACP's Legal Defense Fund and to a group that works on improving police relations with communities.

  • Sagor, Tumpa get wild card entry for Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee approve 'wild card' entries to the Olympic Games for two Bangladeshi athletes, Mahfuzur Rahman Sagor and Sonia Akhter Tumpa.

  • Fifty people died and another 53 injured early Sunday when a heavily-armed gunman opened fire and seized hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, police said, in the worst mass shooting in US history.

    FBI looking at whether Orlando gunman led secret gay life

    The murky picture of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen grew more complex Tuesday with word that the FBI is investigating whether he had been a regular at the gay dance club he attacked and had been leading a secret life as a gay man.

  • Orlando: Dad unaware that attacker had 'hatred in his heart'

    The father of a gunman who killed 50 people in an Orlando gay club says he did not know that his son had "hatred in his heart".

  • Shooting over school body polls leaves 7 injured

    At least seven people, including two siblings, suffered bullet injuries as the president of a high school managing committee

  • Baki takes aim at Olympics medal drought

    An Olympics triumph can make you a hero in any country but legendary status awaits Abdullah Hel Baki if he can finally rid Bangladesh of an unwanted distinction, the biggest nation never to win a medal.

  • Baki gets wild card for Rio

    The International Olympic Committee yesterday granted a 'wild card' for shooter Abdullah Hel Baki for the upcoming Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 to 21.

  • Sparks fly as Riaz-Mou go on camera

    On a hot sultry day, a crowd gathers around Dhanmondi Lake to get a glimpse of Riaz and Mou, giving shots for a song sequence for their upcoming telefilm.

  • Shooting 10-yr-old: Cops file charges against Manjurul

    Police files charges against Awami League lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 Manzurul Ahsan Liton over shooting a 10-year-old boy in Sundarganj upazila.

  • Siege in Sydney ends with gunman found dead

    A gunman who killed one person and injured two others are found dead Monday after a lengthy police siege of an industrial estate in the Australian city of Sydney.

  • Virginia policewoman shot dead on first shift

    A US police officer has been shot and killed on her first day at work, the day after she was sworn in.

  • ‘Bangladeshi’ college shooter held in India

    A man of alleged Bangladeshi origin has been held from Uttar Pradesh over the shooting outside Kolkata's Loreto College.

  • Shakeel wins gold in shooting

    Shakeel Ahmed of Bangladesh wins gold medal in 50m Pistol event at 12th South Asian Games at Guwahati, India.

  • US cop ambushed 'in the name of Islam'

    A man who shot and wounded a policeman at point blank range as he sat in his patrol car was inspired by Islamic State militants, police said.

  • 16 hurt in New Orleans park shooting in US

    At least 16 people are wounded in an apparent shooting at a park in New Orleans, police say.

  • Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns deaths

    The Eiffel Tower stood dark in a symbol of mourning Saturday night as France struggled to absorb the deadliest violence on its soil since World War II: coordinated gun-and-suicide bombing attacks across Paris that left at least 129 people dead and 352 injured.

  • UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Security Council condemn the attacks in Paris that killed at least 140 people.

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