Anisur Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Anisur Rahman

  • A semblance of professionalism returns

    The Bangladesh Premier League is all set to enter its 11th edition today when holders Abahani meet NoFel SC, but the country's top-flight professional football league continues to struggle to mould itself into a model based on professionalism despite starting its journey over a decade ago.
  • Billal still going strong

    Wrestler Billal Hossain is now 40 and still competing in the National Wrestling Championships with the same inspiration he had some 14 years ago.
  • How culpable are the referees?

    Refereeing decisions often lead to controversies in football everywhere in the world, but it is perhaps more severe in Bangladesh than many other places as big clubs often raise their fingers against match officials during and after crucial encounters.
  • Rangpur win U-17 Gold Cup

    Rangpur Division emerged champions in the inaugural Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman National Gold Cup (U-17) Football tournament with a 2-1 win over Rajshahi Division in an entertaining final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.
  • A legacy of dreams

    It may sound like idle gossip that a person built the first stand of a stadium with the construction materials originally intended for the expansion of his own building, but that is what happened in 1953 in Jashore.