1d ago| Athletics

Poland expects 40 nations to oppose Russian athletes at Olympics

Polish Sports Minister Kamil Bortniczuk on Thursday said he expected several dozen nations to come out against the inclusion of athletes from Russia and Belarus in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

3w ago| Sports

Disjointed, disorganised, but ‘nothing irregular’

Although the Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) was hopeful of organising the Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Youth Games in a more cohesive way than the inaugural edition, age-old problems bubbled to the fore as the first phase, featuring 495 upazillas, began.

4w ago| Athletics

Athletics finally turns to grassroots

With the nation’s once glorious athletics scene in dire straits in terms of success on the international stage due to a lack of quality athletes,

Kenya's Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge shattered his own marathon world record on Sunday, winning the Berlin race with a time of 2:01.09 to shave half a minute off his previous world best set in the German capital four years ago.

Rakibul, Shirin take 200m crowns

Rakibul Hasan and Shirin Akter of Bangladesh Navy bagged gold medals in the 200m sprint events on the concluding day of the Sultana Kamal-Olila Group 16th National Summer Athletics Championship at the Bangladesh Army Stadium yesterday.

Jacobs storms to Euro 100m crown

Jacobs, who was world indoor 60m champion in Belgrade in March, but withdrew before the semi-finals of the 100m at last month's world championships in Oregon, clocked a championship record-equalling time of 9.95 seconds.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Poland expects 40 nations to oppose Russian athletes at Olympics

Polish Sports Minister Kamil Bortniczuk on Thursday said he expected several dozen nations to come out against the inclusion of athletes from Russia and Belarus in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

Disjointed, disorganised, but ‘nothing irregular’

Although the Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) was hopeful of organising the Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Youth Games in a more cohesive way than the inaugural edition, age-old problems bubbled to the fore as the first phase, featuring 495 upazillas, began.

January 6, 2023
January 6, 2023

Athletics finally turns to grassroots

With the nation’s once glorious athletics scene in dire straits in terms of success on the international stage due to a lack of quality athletes,

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Imranur, Ritu on top as Army dominate national athletics 

Imran Rahman and Sumaiya Dewan won the 200m sprint titles as the Bangabandhu 46th National Athletics Championship came to an end at the Bangladesh Army Stadium on Sunday.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

McLaughlin-Levrone, Duplantis win World Athlete of the year awards

World champion American hurdler Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone and Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis won the World Athlete of the year awards on Monday.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Acme Chattogram crowned HCT champions

Acme Chattogram clinched the title of the Hockey Champions Trophy with a 4-3 win over Monarch Padma in the penalty shoot-out following a 2-2 draw in regulation time of the exciting final at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Bangladeshi sprinters ‘learn’ from Japanese Olympian

Shota Iizuka, a Rio Olympic silver medallist from Japan’s 4X100 relay team, today spent an hour with some 30 primary students of Sunnydale Junior School in the capital on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relationship between Japan and Bangladesh.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Shooters eye good results

Having showed some promise in the ISSF World Championship in Egypt last month, the Bangladesh shooters are hopeful of continuing in the same mould in the 15th Asian Airgun Championship which is scheduled to be staged from November 9 till November 19 at Daegu International Shooting Range in South Korea.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Police snatch title on exciting final day

Bangladesh Police Club were crowned as champions of the Premier Division Table Tennis League after an exciting 3-2 win over Wari Club in the last match of the Super Four League at the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium yesterday.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Sarjil disqualified from 400m final

Sprinter Sarjil Hasan Khan Zedan was disqualified from the eighth-man final of the 400m sprint in the 4th Asian Youth (U-18) Athletics Championships in Kuwait today.