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  • 1,498 cr to be spent for development of sports

    Tk 1,498 cr to be spent for development of sports

    The government allocates Tk 1,498 crore for the Youth and Sports Ministry in the proposed budget for fiscal year 2018-19, Tk 307 crore up from the revised budget of the last fiscal year.

  • Abahani lose AFC Cup opener

    Abahani make a losing start to their AFC Cup campaign with a 1-0 defeat to New Radiant SC of Maldives in their Group E encounter at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • BGMEA building

    Midday brief, Sunday, September 17, 2017

    Good afternoon, readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines so far on September 17, 2017

  • Star Day at a Glance | Sunday, September 10, 2017

    Good afternoon, readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines on September 10, 2017

  • Midday Brief | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Hello readers! Lets look at the major headlines so far on Wednesday August 30, 2017

  • Star Day at a Glance | 19th August, 2017

    Hello readers! Have a quick look at the headlines on August 20, 2017. Happy reading with us!

  • STAR DAY at a GLANCE | Tuesday 23rd May 2017

    Good evening, readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines on May 23, 2017.

  • Hamilton tops UK sport's rich list

    Formula One star Lewis Hamilton cements his position as the richest sportsman in the UK, according to the new Sunday Times Rich List.

  • 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.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    Fizz features against Mumbai

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman finds a place in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s playing eleven against Mumbai Indians tonight.

  • Garcia wins first major title

    Spain's Sergio Garcia captured his first major golf title on Sunday after 73 failed attempts, making a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose and win the 81st Masters.

  • BOA polls today

    The elections of the Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) will be held today at the BOA House with some 80 councillors voting the office bearers. The polls will open at 9:00am.

  • NSC forms ad-hoc body in athletics

    The National Sports Council (NSC) formed an ad-hoc committee of the Bangladesh Athletic Federation on Wednesday after dissolving the previous committee which expired on February 6.

  • Islamic Solidarity Games: BD to send 31-man team

    Bangladesh will take part in 4th Islamic Solidarity Games which is scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from May 12 to 22, an official of Bangladesh Olympic Association informed.

  • Satkhira clinch 11-goal thriller

    Satkhira notched up a thrilling 6-5 win over Khulna in the U-18 National Football Championship in Gopalganj yesterday.

  • BGMEA Cup: Bando, Comfit in final

    Bando Design and Comfit Composite Knit reached the final of the second BGMEA Cup after winning their respective semifinals yesterday,

  • BGB chief distributes sports awards

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) director general Major General Abul Hossain, ndc, psc, handed over prizes to winners of the inter-house annual sports competition of Birshreshtha Munshi Abdur Rouf Public College at its school playground yesterday.

  • Kohli, Smith square off in verbal clash

    Tensions flared in a gripping opening hour of day two of the second Test, with rival skippers Steve Smith and Virat Kohli sharing a heated chat for several overs.

  • BSJA votes in new office bearers

    Syed Saidur Rahman Shamim of Channel I has been elected president of the Bangladesh Sports Journalists Association (BSJA).

  • ‘Too many foreigners managing Premier League teams’

    There are too many foreign managers in the Premier League and little opportunity for local talents, according to former Manchester United winger and assistant manager Ryan Giggs.

  • 'Wicket has opened up to spin'

    With seven more wickets to go, India are in the driving seat in this Test. Had Bangladesh been able to negotiate India's spinners after tea, they would have been in a much better position going into the final day.

  • BFF revives U-18 Championship after 10 years

    After a 10-year hiatus, the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has finally decided to revive U-18 National Football Championship. The tournament will begin from March 9 with the participation of district teams as well as teams from different universities and education boards.

  • Bolt aims for global growth of Nitro team concept

    Usain Bolt says he is looking to spread the Nitro team athletics concept globally after the success of the inaugural event in Melbourne on Saturday.

  • Bolt in hurry to bring T20 success to track

    The athletics world is hoping to cash in on the success of cricket's high-octane Twenty20 format with a new team event spearheaded by Usain Bolt which starts Saturday in Australia.

  • Waiter's tip helped Sachin

    Sachin Tendulkar is an institution of batsmanship, and it is not just his run-scoring records that make him so -- his technique and discipline is a shining example to cricketers young and old.

  • Mustafiz, Shila win BSPA awards

    Cricket sensation Mustafizur Rahman and South Asian Games' double-gold medallist swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila won the sportsperson of the year award for 2015 and 2016 respectively in the Kool-BSPA Sports Award held at a hotel in the capital yesterday.

  • Hosts in seven finals

    Having confirmed final berth in two events on Saturday, hosts Bangladesh ensured five more final berths in the 1st ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship at the Maulna Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Archery carnival begins today

    The biggest-ever archery tournament in Bangladesh is set to begin when the inaugural ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship involving archers from 17 nations at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today.

  • Lyon sign Depay

    Olympique Lyonnais have signed Dutch winger Memphis Depay from Manchester United on a four and a half year contract, the French Ligue 1 club said on Friday.

  • BKSP make flying start

    Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan made a flying start in the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Championship with a massive 8-0 win over Barisal at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

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