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Gymnastics’ flame flickers

When it comes to the country’s gymnastics, Bangladeshi descent Margarita Mamun has perhaps been the lone consolation amid Bangladesh’s never-ending failure in the Olympic Games and, at the same time, she has likely been the sole source of inspiration for the country’s gymnasts.

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Nadia Comaneci

“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.”

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‘It’s troubling to juggle all these expectations’

Ali Kader Haque, born in Australia and living with his family in New Zealand, became the second expatriate gymnast to represent Bangladesh on the international arena after US-born Syque Caesar.

4d ago| Golf

Fitzpatrick’s sensational US Open win

England’s Matt Fitzpatrick captured his first major title on Sunday by winning the US Open in dramatic fashion, making spectacular shots as rivals crumbled under final-round pressure.

4d ago| Tennis

Russian changes nationality to avoid Wimbledon ban

A Russian tennis player has avoided a Wimbledon ban on all competitors from her country by changing her nationality to Georgian, according to a report in The Times newspaper.

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I'm feeling young again, says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton said he was "ecstatic" on Sunday after claiming his second podium of the season with a strong third place ahead of Mercedes team-mate George Russell in the Canadian Grand Prix.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Prenthoi fixated on Olympics dream

The Daily Star (DS): How did your journey start?

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

‘It’s troubling to juggle all these expectations’

Ali Kader Haque, born in Australia and living with his family in New Zealand, became the second expatriate gymnast to represent Bangladesh on the international arena after US-born Syque Caesar.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Nadia Comaneci

“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.”

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Gymnastics’ flame flickers

When it comes to the country’s gymnastics, Bangladeshi descent Margarita Mamun has perhaps been the lone consolation amid Bangladesh’s never-ending failure in the Olympic Games and, at the same time, she has likely been the sole source of inspiration for the country’s gymnasts.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Sporting fraternity to celebrate Padma Bridge inauguration

With the inauguration of the Padma Bridge only hours away, the sporting bodies of Bangladesh are also set to be a part of history and will celebrate the much-awaited event.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Bangladesh lose to USA after beating Brazil

After defeating Brazil to reach the pre-quarterfinal of the Archery World Cup Stage-2, Bangladeshi archers Roman Sana and Diya Siddique fell to a 5-3 defeat against the USA in the mixed recurve team event in Paris.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Bangladesh recurve teams eliminated from Archery WC 

Despite getting off to a good start in their team events of the Hyundai Archery World Cup Stage-3, both Bangladesh men’s and women’s recurve teams were eliminated from the second round in Paris today.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

US swimmer rescued from World Championship pool after fainting

Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez was dramatically rescued from the bottom of the pool by her coach after fainting at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Rugby proposed to be included in SA Games

Rugby Asia President Qais Al-Dhalai met Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) secretary general Syed Shahed Reza at his office on Wednesday morning to discuss inclusion of rugby in the upcoming South Asian Games, scheduled to take place in Pakistan in 2023.  

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

'I doubted I'd ever return,' says Serena after winning comeback

Serena Williams admitted Tuesday that she feared her storied career was over after a leg injury at last year's Wimbledon forced her off tour for a year and saw her ranking plummet to 1,204 in the world.