Anisur Rahman

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

‘We should not dare to dream of winning a medal’

Archer Ruman Sana’s direct qualification to 2020 Tokyo Olympics has seemingly fueled the Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) to dream something big this time around even though it has always been...

July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021

2021 SAFF Championship increasingly unlikely

With fans still reeling from the excitement of Copa America and Euros, any enthusiasm regarding the SAFF Championship -- South Asia’s biggest football carnival -- is likely to be vanish before a...

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

Six Olympians shoulder nation’s hopes

Thirty-seven years since a maiden appearance at the Olympics in Los Angeles in 1984, participation at the Games remains a symbolic gesture on the part of Bangladeshi athletes.

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

A life lost for a vacant ICU

Getting no space at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Salimullah Medical College Hospital (SMCH), relatives of Salma Akter (26) brought her to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) yesterday noon.

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

Football fever grips Bangladesh players

Since returning from Doha following the Joint Qualifiers for World Cup and Asian Cup, footballers of the national team have wasted no time in engaging themselves to domestic circuit’s club...

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

‘I like Bangladeshi culture’

“I like Shuvo Noboborsho [Bengali New Year]. I think it is unique and special the way it is celebrated all over country,” Nigeria-born footballer Eleta Kingsley said as he was reacting to receiving...

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Of the peasants’ quest for a state and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Afsan Chowdhury’s Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangladesh: The Quest for a State (1937-71), published in 2020 by Shrabon Prokashani, studies Bangabandhu in the context of the peasants’ resistance...

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

‘Hope to represent Bangladesh as far as my career goes’

Finland-born Tariq Raihan Kazi is the second expatriate footballer after Jamal Bhuiyan to represent Bangladesh at international football. Tariq, who

June 1, 2021
June 1, 2021

‘Backline has to be in top shape’

The defensive solidity of Jamie Day’s boys in red and green have enjoyed a solid reputation but ironically, the British gaffer is facing a tough challenge to assemble his playing eleven, with the...

May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021

Stardom to obscurity and back again

After displaying her potential in her inaugural tournament by grabbing a gold medal, archer Diya Siddique went AWOL in both domestic and international meets over the past two years before again...