Anisur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • Booters go down fighting

    Despite an improved performance, a fumble from Tapu Barman cost Bangladesh a 1-0 defeat to the Philippines in their final group match in the Bangabandhu Gold Cup at the Sylhet District Stadium yesterday.
  • Sylhet BKSP cries for attention

    At a glance, the Sylhet Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP), just 11 kilometers from the downtown and on the highway bypass road of North Sylhet, appears calm and quiet like its Savar's headquarter, giving an impression that this is the right place to groom athletes.
  • 'Football sends a message of peace'

    Despite all the obstacles posed by the Israeli Defense Force, the Palestine football team have been growning fast and stunnned everyone by claiming a place in the upcoming Asian Cup. The footballers are determined to deliver the message that football is not only a discipline, but also a tool for peace.
  • Biplu's 20 minutes

    Like many other boys from Sylhet, he could have opted to chase a better life in England, where three of his brothers reside. Instead one local lad took the road less travelled by choosing the game of football.
  • Local boy wins it for hosts

    A fortunate strike from Biplu Ahmed helped Bangladesh get off to a winning stat in the Bangabandhu Gold Cup as the hosts handed a single-goal defeat to Laos in the tournament opener at the Sylhet District Stadium yesterday.