Olympic

BOA holds 1st AGM

The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) yesterday held its maiden Annual General Meeting since its inception in 1979, with BOA president and army chief General Abu Belal Mohammad Shafiul Haque in...

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Bolt prepared to return gold

Usain Bolt has told Reuters he would have no problem giving back one of his six Olympic gold medals if a Jamaican relay team mate is confirmed to have failed a drugs test.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

'Super bacteria' in Rio's Olympic venues

Scientists find dangerous drug-resistant "super bacteria" off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

WHO to conduct Zika Olympic examination

The World Health Organization is to conduct an examination into the risks of holding the Olympic Games in Brazil because of the Zika virus.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Rio 2016

Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of Rio 2016, accusing the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) of "unfair and unjust treatment" and "unwarranted attacks".

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Russia backs IOC over Beijing doping action

Russia's sports ministry says on Wednesday it fully supports actions by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to bar athletes who dope from competitions, but said clean athletes should not...

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Indian delegation arrives for SA Games

An official Indian delegation is currently in Dhaka for the promotion of 12th South Asian Games, scheduled to be held in Guwahati and Shillong from February 6 to 16, 2016.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Russia suspended from athletics

Russia's athletics federation has been provisionally suspended from international competition - including the Olympic Games - for its alleged involvement in widespread doping.

November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

Maracana to host 2016 Olympic football finals

The Maracana in Rio de Janeiro has been chosen to host both the men's and women's 2016 Olympic Football final matches next summer.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

Sachin and Shane want cricket at Olympics

All-time greats Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar have called for Twenty20 cricket to become an Olympic sport.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Bolt wins fourth world 200m title

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin for the world 200m title at the championships in Beijing, China.