Miscellany

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    Kobe’s relentless spirit inspired NBA fans, players

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:35pm on January 27, 2020

    Kobe Bryant used a ferocious competitiveness and uncanny shooting touch to become an NBA icon, leaving behind a legacy that has influenced the newest generation...

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    Bangladesh athletes stop training as China cancels meet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on January 27, 2020

    Six Bangladeshi athletes on Monday stopped their preparation for the Asian Indoor Championships after hosts China cancelled the February’s meet following the coronavirus outbreak in...

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    NBA legend Bryant killed in copter crash

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 08:46am on January 27, 2020

    Basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash along with his teenage daughter sparked an outpouring of grief across the world of sports and...

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    Olympic qualifiers, tennis moved away from China

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:12pm on January 26, 2020

    Women’s Olympic football qualifiers and a Fed Cup tennis event have been shifted out of China due to growing concerns over the deadly coronavirus, officials...

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    Shana wins top BSPA prize 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on January 24, 2020

    Bangladesh Sports Press Association on Friday named country’s leading archer Ruman Shana as the Sportsman of the Year 2019 in the colourful programme held at...

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    Ansar retain women’s handball title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on January 21, 2020

    Bangladesh Ansar retained National Women’s Handball Championship title beating BJMC by 33-25 goals in the 30th edition final at the Captain M Mansur Ali Handball...

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    Bangladesh Olympic Association facilitates SA Games medallists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on January 20, 2020

    Bangladesh Olympic Association on Monday accorded a reception for the SA Games medallists at the Kurmitola Golf Club, promising better facilities for the athletes for...

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    Ismail regains fastest man title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    Bangladesh Navy athlete Mohammad Ismail regained his status as the country’s fastest man after winning gold medal in 100m sprint in the 43rd National Athletics...

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    Red-tape hampers country’s athletics

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 12:02am on January 13, 2020

    The bureaucratic red tape in the country’s sports regulatory body National Sports Council is delaying the renovation of the Bangabandhu National Stadium, hitting athletics hard,...

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    Alexandrova wins maiden WTA title

    Agence France-Presse . Shenzhen | Updated at 11:47pm on January 11, 2020

    Ekaterina Alexandrova won her first WTA singles title after the in-form Russian defeated Elena Rybakina in straight sets in the final of the Shenzhen Open...

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