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  • JFA U-14 women’s football ends in controversy, farce

    Rangpur became the new champions of the JFA Cup U-14 National Women’s Football Championship, beating three-time champions Mymensingh 4-2 in tiebreakers after the final and, in essence, the tournament itself descended into controversy and became a farce at
  • A new beginning or false promises?

    Those who are aware of the local hockey scene are quite familiar with the gung-ho approach taken by the players and administrators on and off the pitch on a regular basis. So, it came as bit of a surprise when the April 29 elections of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) were completed peacefully
  • Title goes to Thailand again as locals fall flat

    There is an oft-repeated quote in football by former England international Gary Lineker, which goes: "Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win."
  • Will the home jinx end?

    Bangladesh has been hosting Asian Tour events for the last four years. Today as the Kurmitola Golf Club hosts the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Open, this time titled Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open, the question that is frequently being asked is: whether we will finally get an Asian Tour winner on home soil?
  • Another four years in the wilderness?

    Another four years in the wilderness?

    April 4, 2019 and April17, 2019 could define the future of Bangladesh football. On those two days we will get to learn what is in store for the national team over the next four years.