Miscellany

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    BJMC retains women’s handball title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on January 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation lifted their third consecutive National Women’s Handball Championship title with a crushing 27-9 point win over arch-rivals Bangladesh Ansar and VDP...

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    A saga of turning grief into inspiration

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:29pm on January 11, 2017

    Roksana Parvin, a regular member of Bangladesh handball team, saw her team Ansar and VDP lost the final of the Women’s National Handball but upheld...

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    Olympic champ Semenya weds lesbian partner

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:41pm on January 08, 2017

    South African Olympic 800-metre champion Caster Semenya married her long-term partner in Pretoria on Saturday...

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    Shooters begin mission Tokyo 2020 today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on January 05, 2017

    Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation will begin its long-term training camp for the national shooters today with an aim to earn significant success in future, especially...

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    OF JOY AND AGONY: 2016 IN RETROSPECT

    | Updated at 11:33pm on December 31, 2016

    Three unheralded athletes– swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila, weightlifter Mabia Akter Simanta and shooter Shakil Ahmed – saved Bangladesh’s face in the 12th SA Games, winning...

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    Bangladesh lift maiden int’l V-ball title

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 06:05pm on December 28, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh lifted their maiden international volleyball title with a comfortable 3-0 set win over Kyrgyzstan in the final of the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s...

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    Hosts move into final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on December 26, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh booked their place in the Bangabandhu Senior Men’s Asian Central Zone International Volleyball Championship final with a straight 3-0 set win over Maldives...

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    Hosts suffer first defeat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on December 25, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh suffered their first defeat in the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship when they lost to favourites Kyrgyzstan by 2-3...

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    No new athletics record in 22 years!

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:28pm on December 24, 2016

    Former athletes and coaches blamed that lack of regular tournaments, proper panning from grassroots level and children’s inclination towards cricket and football were the reasons...

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    Hosts exact revenge on Nepal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on December 23, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh maintained their winning run in the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship when they thrashed Nepal by 3-0 sets at...

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