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  • Bangladesh win gold in archery event

    Bangladesh claim six out six golds in archery team events

    Bangladesh began their archery gold-hunt in style at Pokhara, winning gold in the Recurve Men’s team and Recurve Women's team event -- both against Sri Lanka -- at the 13th South Asian Games this morning. They went to on to win gold in all the six archery team events today. The third gold medal of the day came from the recurve mixed team, who beat Bhutan. The compound men’s and women’s team also bagged gold to make it five before the compound mixed team beat Nepal to make it six out six.

  • Bangladesh's gold-medalist karateka Marzan

    Karateka Priya ‘out of danger’ after hit below ear at SA games

    Bangladesh's gold-medalist karateka Marzan Akter Priya has been hospitaled after being injured during the team karate final on Wednesday. She is out of danger now after treatment, confirmed karate federation general secretary Kyaw Shwe Hla.

  • Dipu Chakma win gold medal at SA Games

    Dipu secures Bangladesh’s first gold at SA games

    Dipu Chakma secured Bangladesh’s first gold medal in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games by winning the taekwondo poomsae event 29-plus-year category at Satdobato, Lalitpur today.

  • Antara bags Bangladesh's first medal at SA games

    Pakistan's Shahida won the first gold medal of the 13th South Asian Games, beating Nepal's Chanchala Danuwar in the final of women's individual kata event of karate in Lalitpur, Nepal today. Humaira Akhter Antara secured Bangladesh's first medal, a bronze, in the event, after narrowly missing out on the final.

  • Curtains close on World Championships

    Sprint hurdler Nia Ali led a final day gold rush for the United States as the curtain came down on the World Championships on Sunday.

  • US bag three more golds as Worlds draw to close

    Sprint hurdler Nia Ali led a final day gold rush for the United States as the curtain came down on the World Championships on Sunday.

  • Gatlin gets first gold in relay

    Justin Gatlin celebrated his first relay gold medal on Saturday as the United States lifted their 4x100 metres curse with victory at the World Championships.

  • Naser races to 400m title

    Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Naser stunned race favourite Shaunae Miller-Uibo to take the women’s 400 metres world title on Thursday in the third fastest time ever run of 48.14 seconds.

  • The neglect of a gold-winner

    Having been ignored from Bangladesh international squads in the past, South Asian (SA) Games double-gold medallist swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila removed herself from the ongoing training camp for December’s SA Games, citing a lack of physical fitness.

  • Naser destroys field, stuns Miller-Uibo to win 400 metres

    Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser destroyed the field and stunned Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo as she became the first Asian to win the women's 400 metres world title on Thursday.