Khalid Hossain

Balancing the sporting scales: Still miles to go

The sporting world in the past decade has witnessed a paradigm shift when it comes to the women’s circuit. In between came the coronavirus pandemic but the uprising proceeded nonetheless.

Finally, a foot in the inevitable era?   

The changing of the guard in men’s tennis has long been on an asymptotic course, getting closer and closer to the inevitable but not quite materialising.

Women's sports soar in 2023

Let’s revisit the cream of the crop from a stellar year.

Let the drums roll

As the much-anticipated World Cup clash between India and Pakistan unfolds in Ahmedabad today, cricket fans, regardless of their allegiances, are poised to savour every sumptuous bit of action.   

Bizarre culmination of an 'obvious decision'

Just before revealing the name of Bangladesh’s new ODI captain for the upcoming Asia Cup and World Cup, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon on Friday told the fortunate reporters present at his residence, “If you ask anyone, they will tell you who it is going to be. It was an obvious choice.”

It is lonely at the top

Shakib once again highlighted his place in the upper echelons of cricketing superstars.

Life gives and takes away, says Lo Celso amid ‘a very emotional moment’

Argentina’s seven-goal demolition of visitors Curacao on Tuesday saw the return of Giovani Lo Celso who demonstrated why the three-time world champions badly missed the on-loan Villarreal midfielder during their Qatar World Cup campaign last year despite eventually having gone on to bag the ultimate prize in the sport.

The need for proper exposure in ‘herstory’

It seems that culturally we are inclined, as if somewhat programmed, to do the bare minimum in providing deserving attention and a wide-scale media coverage when it comes to women’s sport in the country despite the fact that women athletes have had been giving their all, working just as hard as their male counterparts, day in day out over the years.

March 8, 2024
March 8, 2024

Balancing the sporting scales: Still miles to go

The sporting world in the past decade has witnessed a paradigm shift when it comes to the women’s circuit. In between came the coronavirus pandemic but the uprising proceeded nonetheless.

January 13, 2024
January 13, 2024

Finally, a foot in the inevitable era?   

The changing of the guard in men’s tennis has long been on an asymptotic course, getting closer and closer to the inevitable but not quite materialising.

December 30, 2023
December 30, 2023

Women's sports soar in 2023

Let’s revisit the cream of the crop from a stellar year.

October 14, 2023
October 14, 2023

Let the drums roll

As the much-anticipated World Cup clash between India and Pakistan unfolds in Ahmedabad today, cricket fans, regardless of their allegiances, are poised to savour every sumptuous bit of action.   

August 11, 2023
August 11, 2023

Bizarre culmination of an 'obvious decision'

Just before revealing the name of Bangladesh’s new ODI captain for the upcoming Asia Cup and World Cup, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon on Friday told the fortunate reporters present at his residence, “If you ask anyone, they will tell you who it is going to be. It was an obvious choice.”

July 11, 2023
July 11, 2023

It is lonely at the top

Shakib once again highlighted his place in the upper echelons of cricketing superstars.

March 29, 2023
March 29, 2023

Life gives and takes away, says Lo Celso amid ‘a very emotional moment’

Argentina’s seven-goal demolition of visitors Curacao on Tuesday saw the return of Giovani Lo Celso who demonstrated why the three-time world champions badly missed the on-loan Villarreal midfielder during their Qatar World Cup campaign last year despite eventually having gone on to bag the ultimate prize in the sport.

March 11, 2023
March 11, 2023

The need for proper exposure in ‘herstory’

It seems that culturally we are inclined, as if somewhat programmed, to do the bare minimum in providing deserving attention and a wide-scale media coverage when it comes to women’s sport in the country despite the fact that women athletes have had been giving their all, working just as hard as their male counterparts, day in day out over the years.

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

A CATHARTIC MIND-BENDER

Utterly unforgettable was the delivery of sports in 2022, a year jam-packed with major events – a few of which were postponed since 2020 by the Coronavirus pandemic.

December 20, 2022
December 20, 2022

Messi solves the Argentina puzzle

Prior to the Qatar World Cup, Lionel Andres Messi had all but conquered everything for his country and the clubs he represented – prestigious titles, individual awards, accolades from teammates, opponents, and critics alike.

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