Anisur Rahman

A different kind of Eid for hockey league players

Players featuring in the ongoing Premier Division Hockey League are set to experience a different kind of Eid this time around, with many having to celebrate the joyous occasion away from their kin and others having a shortened holiday period.

5d ago

Embracing Eid alone: Jamal’s journey far from family

The Bangladesh captain shared his Eid experience in Copenhagen.

6d ago

What keeps causing the sorry state of minnows?

The return of the Premier Division Hockey League, especially after a 27-month hiatus, might have provided some relief to the players and the officials, but the gulf of difference between the minnows and giants this season has raised eyebrows, while exposing the overall state of how the clubs are generally being run.

1w ago

Fahad relishes ‘long-awaited’ first GM norm

Having spent five years, Fahad finally achieved one of three GM norms yesterday.

2w ago

Running towards extinction!

Not that long ago, there used to be a dogfight among a number of teams for medals in the national and summer athletics championships.

Commando’s shot into athletics record

A former member of the force which provides security for the Prime Minister and the President, Sarwar had a couple of pauses in his athletic pursuits. But he keeps coming back to track and field, which helped him clear 14.89 metres in the shot put event and eclipse the previous record set by Mohammad Ibrahim in 2019 by 0.36 metres.

‘Decision to award the title jointly was a fair one’

Following the dramatic and confusing final of the SAFF U-19 Championship Women’s Championship on Thursday night, where both Bangladesh and India were declared joint winners, India coach Shukla Dutta told Indian media that they deserved the title and were robbed.

‘Local coaches shun the overseas-trained players’

Abdur Razzak, a local coach who holds an AFC A level certification, was involved with the selection process in all three talent hunt programmes and accompanied the four promising players in Brazil as coach. The 55-year-old, who has been in the coaching profession for 23 years, spoke with The Daily Star’s Anisur Rahman about what happens in such overseas training programmes and why have the budding footballers not been able to make it big after returning home.

April 11, 2024
April 11, 2024

A different kind of Eid for hockey league players

Players featuring in the ongoing Premier Division Hockey League are set to experience a different kind of Eid this time around, with many having to celebrate the joyous occasion away from their kin and others having a shortened holiday period.

April 10, 2024
April 10, 2024

Embracing Eid alone: Jamal’s journey far from family

The Bangladesh captain shared his Eid experience in Copenhagen.

April 5, 2024
April 5, 2024

What keeps causing the sorry state of minnows?

The return of the Premier Division Hockey League, especially after a 27-month hiatus, might have provided some relief to the players and the officials, but the gulf of difference between the minnows and giants this season has raised eyebrows, while exposing the overall state of how the clubs are generally being run.

April 1, 2024
April 1, 2024

Fahad relishes ‘long-awaited’ first GM norm

Having spent five years, Fahad finally achieved one of three GM norms yesterday.

February 24, 2024
February 24, 2024

Running towards extinction!

Not that long ago, there used to be a dogfight among a number of teams for medals in the national and summer athletics championships.

February 11, 2024
February 11, 2024

Commando’s shot into athletics record

A former member of the force which provides security for the Prime Minister and the President, Sarwar had a couple of pauses in his athletic pursuits. But he keeps coming back to track and field, which helped him clear 14.89 metres in the shot put event and eclipse the previous record set by Mohammad Ibrahim in 2019 by 0.36 metres.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

‘Decision to award the title jointly was a fair one’

Following the dramatic and confusing final of the SAFF U-19 Championship Women’s Championship on Thursday night, where both Bangladesh and India were declared joint winners, India coach Shukla Dutta told Indian media that they deserved the title and were robbed.

January 27, 2024
January 27, 2024

‘Local coaches shun the overseas-trained players’

Abdur Razzak, a local coach who holds an AFC A level certification, was involved with the selection process in all three talent hunt programmes and accompanied the four promising players in Brazil as coach. The 55-year-old, who has been in the coaching profession for 23 years, spoke with The Daily Star’s Anisur Rahman about what happens in such overseas training programmes and why have the budding footballers not been able to make it big after returning home.

January 27, 2024
January 27, 2024

Talent sought, found and forgotten

In July of 2020, at a time when Bangladesh like the rest of the world was battling the coronavirus, an image of a young man wielding a broom started making rounds in the country’s social media.

January 15, 2024
January 15, 2024

Can Papon walk the talk?

The newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Nazmul Hassan Papon made many great promises on the first day at his new office yesterday, promises the country's sports fraternity has heard before from his predecessors with very little implementation.

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