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    Bangladesh may sign South African athletics coach 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    Bangladesh Athletics Federation is trying to sign South African coach Godwin Odinukaeze for three months before the 13th South Asian Games, scheduled to be held...

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    BHF names squad for Women’s Jr AHF Cup

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Sunday announced an 18-member squad for Women’s Junior AHF Cup 2019, scheduled to be held at the Sengkang Hockey Stadium in...

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    5-time National TT champ Manash axed from SA Games camp

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Five-time national table tennis champion Manash Chowdhury was axed by the Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation from the ongoing training camp for the South Asian Games...

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    SAARC Snooker Champs begins Monday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    The maiden Sheikh Kamal Memorial SAARC Snooker Championship will begin at the Dhaka Club on Monday. Apart from hosts Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri...

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    Mahfuzur, Shirin set records

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Bangladesh Navy team’s high jumper Mahfuzur Rahman set a new national record when he cleared 2.15-metre on the final day of the 35th Trust Bank...

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    Bangladesh eye a medal in Asian archery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    A six-member Bangladesh archery team will leave Dhaka for Philippines on September 7 with a hope to win at least one medal in Asia Cup:...

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    Hasan emerges as new sprint king

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Bangladesh Army’s Mohammad Hasan Mia dethroned Mohammad Ismail to become the fastest man in the Trust bank 15th National Summer Athletics Championship by clocking 10.61...

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    Summer Athletics begins Friday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    The two-day long 15th National Summer Athletics Championship 2019 will begin on Friday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium with the organisers hoping to use the...

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    Sindhu no more a ‘Silver girl’

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Dubbed ‘silver girl’ for a string of near-misses on the international stage, India’s Pusarla Sindhu hopes to have finally shed that unwanted moniker after capturing...

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    India’s Sindhu creates history in badminton

    Sports Desk | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

    PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided...

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