Boxer Selim signs off with a ‘good show’

The lad from Rajshahi fought neck and neck in all three three-minute rounds against Japan's Shudai Harada

Ruman fails to make the cut

Archer Ruman Sana failed to make the cut on his return to the international scene, failing in the to secure a place in the men's individual recurve event as only top two archers from each country were allowed into the elimination round.

Zhang wins men's tennis gold for China at Asian Games

Chinese tennis trailblazer Zhang Zhizhen claimed the nation's first men's singles gold medal at the Asian Games in nearly 30 years on Saturday, riding a wave of crowd support to beat Japan's Yosuke Watanuki 6-4 7-6(7) in Hangzhou.

Nepal first team to score over 300 in T20I

They bludgeoned 314-3 in their 20 overs with Kushal Malla crashing 137 not out off 50 balls, including 12 sixes and eight fours, and Dipendra Singh Airee hitting eight sixes in 10 balls in his unbeaten 52.

Boxer Zinnat fails to meet expectations

High expectations for boxer Zinnat Ferdous were dashed yesterday at the Hangzhou Asian Games as she suffered a 5-0 defeat against her Mongolian counterpart Yesugen Oyuntsetseg in the pre-quarterfinals of the 50kg weight category.

Tigresses clinch bronze in Asian Games

The Nigar Sultana Joty-led side restricted Pakistan to 64 for 9 in 20 overs and then achieved the target with ten balls to spare to settle for a bronze at the Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket field.

Golfer Siddiqur loses momentum

Meanwhile, Bangladesh shooters could not match expectations on the day.

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Confident Imranur moves into semis

Courtesy of a timing of 10.44 seconds, he finished overall 17th among 33 athletes to qualify for the 24-athlete semifinals.

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Zhang's brilliant Asiad continues with fifth gold medal

The Olympic 200m butterfly champion is on track to reach her target of seven gold medals in Hangzhou.

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Djokovic says future looks bright after emergence of Alcaraz

Djokovic and Alcaraz have split their four meetings on tour and the veteran hoped they would continue having matches.

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North Korean shooters in floods of tears after first gold of Games

The mini gold rush took North Korea's overall tally in Hangzhou to 12 medals.

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Sabina and Co sign off campaign with Nepal draw

It was a good day for Bangladesh in hockey and golf at the Asian Games on Thursday.

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Will raised aspirations end medal-drought?  

Following two unsuccessful visits since its Asian Games debut in 1978, Bangladesh won its first medal in 1986. It was boxer Mosharraf Hossain who opened the mark, bagging a bronze, and Bangladesh went on to win at least one medal in each of the next seven editions until 2014, with kabaddi and cricket accounting for all 11 medals.

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Federer hopes to captain Team Europe in Laver Cup one day

Federer will be present at this year's edition in Vancouver where a celebration is planned on Friday to mark the first anniversary of his final competitive match.

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Bangladesh welcomed in Hangzhou Asian Games Village 

The Bangladesh contingent was officially been received on Wednesday afternoon at the Hangzhou Asian Games Athletes Village by a colourful welcome ceremony that reflected the culture of China.

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Zinnat 'here to win a medal' for Bangladesh

New York-based boxer Zinnat Ferdous is the ninth expatriate athlete set to represent Bangladesh She will fight in the 50kg weight category in the Hangzhou Asian Games, scheduled to get underway on September 23. Zinnat shared her desire to win a medal for Bangladesh at the continental multi-sport event and her experiences of becoming a boxer in a conversation with The Daily Star's Anisur Rahman on Wednesday.

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