Miscellany

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    Archery camp from early August

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on July 29, 2020

    Bangladeshi archers are set to return to action after almost a four-month break due to coronavirus pandemic when their training camp will begin at the...

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    The agonising tale of Bangladesh-born British boxer Ruqsana

    Sports Desk | Updated at 07:18pm on July 29, 2020

    The tears of Ruqsana Begum, which splash down on the blue canvas of the ring, are not a sign of weakness. They are, instead, markers...

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    PM donates Tk 10 crore for athletes’ welfare

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on July 23, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina donated Tk 10 crore to the Bangabandhu Krirasebi Welfare Foundation to help vulnerable athletes, coaches and organisers across the country, ministry...

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    Virus vaccine key for Olympics go-ahead in 2021: Tokyo chief

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 04:57pm on July 22, 2020

    The development of a coronavirus vaccine or treatment will be key to allowing the postponed Tokyo 2020 games to open in a year's time, organising...

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    Sports ministry distributes Tk 2.15 crore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on July 19, 2020

    The state minister for youth and sports, Zahid Ahsan Russell, distributed cheques worth Tk 2.15 crore among vulnerable athletes, sports organisers and sports journalists at...

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    IOC chief reluctant to hold Tokyo Games behind closed doors

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 10:29pm on July 16, 2020

    Banning fans from the Tokyo Olympics is ‘clearly something we don’t want’, International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said, adding that ‘multiple scenarios’ were under...

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    PM stands beside Santwana Rani

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on July 16, 2020

    State minister for youth and sports Zahid Ahsan Russell on Thursday handed over a cheque worth Tk 10 lakh from prime minister Sheikh Hasina to...

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    Bolt open to comeback -- if coach asks

    Agence France-Presse . Kingston | Updated at 06:25pm on July 11, 2020

    Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirment if former coach Glen Mills asked him. The world 100m and...

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    Sports ministry seeks advice from organisers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on July 09, 2020

    Ministry of youth and sports on Thursday sought advice from sports organisers on how they could resume the indoor games of the country, especially the...

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    Shana wants to take Bangladesh to top

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on July 09, 2020

    Ace Bangladeshi archer Ruman Shana set a lofty target for himself in his first Olympics appearance and expressed ambition to take his country to the...

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