Anisur Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Anisur Rahman

  • ‘We need to change the system’

    The country’s footballing hopes were illuminated after considerable time in the doldrums following the national team’s impressive recent performances against higher-ranked sides in the ongoing Joint Qualifiers of the World Cup and Asia Cup.
  • Blooming in the dark

    Whether the story is of success or failure, mainstream sports like cricket, football, hockey and to a lesser extent shooting, swimming and other disciplines always hit the headlines.
  • A widespread malaise

    The hasty exit of the Bangladesh national swimming team’s Japanese coach Takeo Inoki because of the punishment he witnessed being meted out to junior swimmers has forced the authorities to identify a new way to penalise rule-breakers during training camps.
  • Undaunted for a century

    The road heading north of Eden Gardens is a calm and quiet one, with some old trees lining the sides of the narrow street near the famous stadium.
  • Bangladesh denied once more

    Bangladesh were once again deprived of a win by India when they surrendered a first-half lead to play out a 1-1 draw against the Blue Tigers in the 2022 World Cup qualifying encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata yesterday.