The Senior Division Football super and relegation leagues begin today with title contenders and leaders Youngmen's Club Fakirerpool facing Dhaka Wanderers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
The Super Six opener will kick off at 4pm.
Agrani Bank meet bottom-table Dipali Juba Sangha in the relegation league at the same time at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur.
The seven bottom teams are vying in the relegation league.
Twenty-five players shared the lead in the qualifiers for the 34th National Chess Championship with maximum two points. The top nine players of the 11-round Swiss League will reach five automatic qualifiers in the finals.
Local guy Amol Roy and Japanese player Ayami both won double crown in the Jabbar Memorial tennis tournament at the Engineers Recreation Centre.
Top seed Amol Roy who beat Ranjan Ram in the singles final, paired with the same player to win the doubles final against Dipu Lal and Niranjan Ram.
Ayami, who won the women's singles on Wednesday, paired with Taslima to clinch the doubles victory.
Omar Faruk Sunny emerged the boys' singles (U-16) champion Sheikh Hasibul Haque won the boys' singles (U-14) title.
Six matches of the KFC-Pizza Hut mini handball (girls') tournament were held on the opening day at the Dhanmondi Women's Sports Complex.
Scholastica won two matches, beating Viquarunnissa Noon School 9-1 and Loreto 12-3, Sunnydale beat Siddiki's 14-2, BIS drew 1-1 with Ispahani, Playpen defeated Radiant 3-0 and Ispahani beat Dhanmondi Tutorial 5-0.