Ashfaq Ul Mushfiq

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Phenomenal Benzema’s final confrontation

One may have heard many legendary tales of heroes who carried their troops single-handedly to the shores of victory, for there have been many instances in football’s vast and glorious history.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

‘Kacchi Biryani has been my all-time favourite’

Oscar Bruzon had coached in Spain, India and Maldives before arriving in Bangladesh, where he guided his charges to over 100 games ever since the Spaniard took over in 2018, raising Bashundhara Kings in the club-to-beat status.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

‘I want my family to see the real beauty of Bangladesh’

The Daily Star (DS): When you got the offer to coach Abahani, what were your initial thoughts about Bangladesh and what is your current impression?

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

‘Everyone becomes a cricket expert during Eid’

Eid is a festival that bestows many a welcome break from their everyday hustle and bustle as they immerse themselves in celebrating the occasion with their loved ones.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

Jayed's exclusion based on 'home conditions' factor

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief selector Minhajul Abedin stressed on the 'home condition' factor as the reason behind leaving out seamer Abu Jayed from Bangladesh's squad for the upcoming two-Test series against Sri Lanka in May. He also pointed at the pace-variation criteria which led to Rejaur Rahman Raja being called into the squad.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Benzema with the Midas touch

 After a decade of being the main striker of the European powerhouse Real Madrid, Karim Benzema is probably having the season of his career at the age of 34. “When everything is on the line, Karim Benzema keeps scoring!” TV commentator Alejandro Moreno aptly described the Frenchman, who is the frontrunner to bag this season’s Pichichi [Spanish league’s top goal-scorer of the season award] with Los Blancos having one hand their 35th La Liga trophy.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

It only takes a few to turn the tables

What had casually initiated with bare minimum resources as a means to maintain fitness after a hectic day at the office, Green Table Tennis centre slowly emerged, in less than a decade, into one of the most well-equipped table tennis training platforms in the country without any peripheral assistance.

February 5, 2022
February 5, 2022

Skipping towards the next hurdle

Bozlur Rahman was perplexed, failing to fathom what special attention his teenage son hoped to garner by skipping rope all day. His confusion turned to joy on January 2, 2021, when Rasel Islam claimed two Guinness World Records.

February 5, 2022
February 5, 2022

Recognition through balancing act

Monirul Islam, a 22-year-old student at the Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, holds two Guinness World Records for balancing objects on the back of his hand.

February 5, 2022
February 5, 2022

‘I break records for fun’

Ashraful Islam, commonly known as “Jhohan Freestyle”, is a young boy from Chattogram who broke four Guinness World Records in freestyle football. He spoke to The Daily Star about how he got started on his record-setting journey and his ambitions for the future.