Miscellany

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    Archery gets high profile German coach

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    Bangladesh Archery Federation on Monday signed a five-year long deal with high-profile German coach Martin Frederick with a hope of achieving their ultimate goal –...

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    Expats not an expert all the time

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    Officials of the Bangladesh Boxing Federation started dreaming for glory with British-born Al Safwan Uddin despite repeated heartbreaks by the expatriate Bangladeshis, not just in...

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    Safwan claims gold in Nat’l Boxing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 18, 2018

    British-born Bangladeshi boxer Al Safwan Uddin grabbed the gold medal in the 60kg weight category of the 29th National Boxing Championships by defeating Mohammad Rakib...

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    Pakistan to play World Cup hockey in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2018

    Hockey’s governing body indicated Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men’s World Cup this year in India despite acute tensions between the two...

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    British-born Safwan in final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2018

    Al Safwan Uddin, a British-born Bangladeshi boxer, qualified for the final in the 60kg weight category after defeating Faisal Mollah in the semi-final of 29th...

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    BOA engages federations finally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Olympic Association on Friday agreed to involve the national sports federations in the final phase of first ever Youth Games after initially ignoring them...

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    Hockey cement ties with Green Delta

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Wednesday strengthened their relationship with Green Delta Insurance by signing a three-year long Memorandum of Understanding while the company will provide...

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    US teen makes history as wind pummels

    Agence France-Presse . Pyeongchang | Updated at 12:05am on February 12, 2018

    Wild winds disrupted the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday as a 17-year-old American snowboarder made history by becoming the first Games gold medallist born this...

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    Former hockey player Shona Miah dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 12, 2018

    Former national hockey player and coach Abdur Razzak Shona Miah died aged 69 at his house early on Sunday. Known as the ‘Bengal Tiger’ for...

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    Joint Olympic team makes history

    Agence France-Presse . Gangneung | Updated at 12:52am on February 11, 2018

    North and South Korea competed together for the first time at an Olympics on Saturday as the first of 102 gold medals were decided against...

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