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  • BD beat Nepal in opener

    Bangladesh made a good start to their 5th South Asian Basketball Championship campaign, beating Nepal in their opening match in Male yesterday.

  • No good news from Baku

    After two consecutive days of success, the Bangladeshi athletes failed to get into contention for any medals on the third day of action at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan yesterday.

  • Razib wins, Rakib loses

    Grandmaster Enamul Hossain Razib shared third position with 18 other players after the fourth round of the Asian Continental Chess Championships in Chengdu, China ended yesterday.

  • Delwar wins men's title

    Delwar Hossain of Narshingdi Tennis Club beat Arif Hossain of American Club in straight sets to clinch the men's singles title of the Swiss Paper Independence Day Tennis Tournament, which concluded at the Ramna National Tennis Complex yesterday.

  • Volleyball picks 25 for women's team

    Bangladesh Volleyball Federation (BVF) yesterday picked 25 players in a bid to form the women's national team as well as provide long-term training for international competitions.

  • Independence Day tennis from tomorrow

    The Swiss Paper Independence Day Tennis Competition gets underway tomorrow at the Ramna National Tennis Complex, with over two hundred players from 16 teams participating.

  • M'singh thrash Satkhira

    Mymensingh notched up the biggest victory of the day in the 31st ATN Bangla National Hockey Tournament at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Forces teams in semifinals

    Bangladesh Navy, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Police moved into the semifinals of the Bashundhara Presents Independence Day Kabaddi tournament at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium yesterday.

  • Federations losing fund

    The National Sports Council (NSC) is sending Tk 1.52 crore fund for the talent hunt programme at grassroots level back to the finance ministry after four national federations -- athletics, swimming, weightlifting and tennis -- failed to implement their programmes within the stipulated timeframe.

  • BGB thrash Barisal

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) registered a massive 94-17 point win over Barisal in Bashundhara Presents Independence Cup Kabaddi tournament at the Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • BAF holds meeting with stakeholders

    The Bangladesh Athletic Federation (BAF) yesterday employed a novel initiative to revitalise the country's athletics, which is virtually on life-support, as they exchanged views with current athletes, coaches, organisers and journalists.

  • Shooting holds hope

    The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) is expecting at least one gold medal in the shooting discipline of the upcoming 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from May 12 to 22.

  • Independence Cup Kabbadi begins today

    The final round of Bashundhara Presents Independence Cup Kabaddi tournament gets underway from tomorrow at the Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur with the participation of eight teams.

  • Alida to turn up for BD

    Bangladesh has so far not been widely represented by expatriate athletes at the international arena yet.

  • BCL hands CDSA 48-hr ultimatum

    The Chittagong city unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) yesterday issued a 48-hour ultimatum to stop the construction works of the swimming complex and other establishments at the Chittagong Outer Stadium next to the MA Aziz Stadium.

  • Swimmers' hunt to end in May

    The six-month talent hunt programme titled 'Bangladesh in search of the best swimmer', organized by the Bangladesh Swimming Federation (BSF) in collaboration with Bangladesh Navy, will come to an end in the last week of next month in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Mabia named best lifter

    South Asian Games gold medallist Mabia Akter Simanta was named the weightlifter of the year yesterday, the Bangladesh Weightlifting Federation (BWF) announced while celebrating the Bengali New Year at the National Sports Council.

  • Prime Minister to honour 400 athletes

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to accord a gala reception and give cash awards to athletes and national teams which have brought laurels to the nation at the international level over the past six months to celebrate Pahela Baishakh.

  • Women finish 24th

    Bangladesh women's table tennis team finished 24th in the Asian Table Tennis Championship in China yesterday.

  • Youth cricket league gets underway

    The second edition of the Youth Under 19 Cricket League 2016-17 (YCL) kicked off in Cox's Bazar yesterday.

  • table tennis

    Better results from table tennis team

    Bangladesh finished 25th among 28 nations in the men's section of the Asian Table Tennis Championship after notching up two victories yesterday in China.

  • Sorry defeats for TT teams

    Bangladesh men's and women's table tennis teams suffered defeats in the Asian Table Tennis Championship in China yesterday.

  • Reza panel sweeps BOA polls

    The panel led by Syed Shahed Reza swept the Bangladesh Olympic Association polls which were held at the association's headquarters yesterday.

  • NRB Bank Marathon held

    Bangladesh Navy's Tuhin Shikdar and Mirona Khatun became champions in the men's and women's sections in a mini marathon titled NRB Bank Independence Day Marathon yesterday.

  • Table tennis team leave for China

    A seven-member Bangladesh Table Tennis team left for China yesterday to take part in the Asian Table Tennis Championship which will

  • National day of sports today

    Bangladesh will today observe the National Day of Sports for the first time since the United Nations General Assembly three years ago declared April 6 as the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace (IDSDP).

  • table tennis

    Table tennis can't find sponsors

    Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) is having trouble roping in a sponsor for the national team which is scheduled to leave tomorrow for China to take part in the Asian Table Tennis Championship starting from April 9.

  • Shamsul Arefin passes away

    Bangladesh Badminton Federation's general secretary FM Shamsul Arefin died of cancer at the BIRDEM Hospital in Dhaka yesterday. He was 65.

  • Flame of reconciliation to burn brightly at Commonwealth Games

    The two decade reconciliation process which has seen Australia confront its treatment of indigenous people has been fully embraced by 2018 Commonwealth Games organisers, Gold Coast Elder Ted Williams told AFP.

  • Army rule day two

    Bangladesh Army dominated the second day of the ARK Group 35th Men's and 12th Women's National Weightlifting Championships by winning three out of six gold medals at the National Sports Council Gymnasium yesterday.