medals

Strike possible as US women fight for equality

Members of the reigning Women's World Cup champion United States national team vow to push their case for equal pay to the US men's team as far as it takes.

March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018

Medals made him

Shahidul Islam was only 10 when his mother died and his father remarried. He left his village in Shariatpur soon afterwards and came to Dhaka with his elder sister in 1992.

November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016

Strike possible as US women fight for equality

Members of the reigning Women's World Cup champion United States national team vow to push their case for equal pay to the US men's team as far as it takes.

August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016

Double delight for fab four

Having grabbed gold medals in their first events of Beximco National Shooting Championships, four female shooters – Armin

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

Phelps wants clean sport

Michael Phelps, the most medalled Olympian of all time, questions on Wednesday whether he had ever swum in a 'clean' sport.

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

Curvy Brazilian women inspire medal design

"Rio de Janeiro is a city full of curves in the sea and hills, just like the body of the Brazilian woman," says sculptor Nelson Carneiro, 60, who created the 5,130 bronze, silver and gold medals at the national mint, called Casa da Moeda.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Bolt gears up for Olympic trials

Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong Thursday as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Surviving, not thriving

Mahfuza Khatun Shila has been carrying the torch for Bangladesh's athletics for some time. Currently the swimmer is in India competing in the 2016 SA