Miscellany

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    Stadiums under water after rain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 27, 2017

    Incessant rainfall waterlogged most of the Dhaka City on Wednesday and the sports venues were not spared from the phenomena juxtaposed with natural calamity and...

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    Sagar smashes nat’l record but finishes 70th

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 27, 2017

    Country’s leading swimmer Mahfizur Rahman Sagar smashed his national championship record by clocking 52.55 seconds only to finish 70th among 113 participants in the heats...

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    Proud, Peaty cap Britain’s golden night in Budapest

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 26, 2017

    Adam Peaty and Ben Proud both struck gold for Britain at the world aquatics championships on Monday as Hungary’s ‘Iron Lady’ Katinka Hosszu came close...

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    Ledecky strikes double gold

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 25, 2017

    Katie Ledecky swept two golds on Sunday’s opening day of the world championships, Sarah Sjostrom broke the 100m freestyle world record while Sun Yang gained...

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    Horton battles into 400m final

    Reuters . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2017

    Australia’s Olympic champion Mack Horton was forced into an early tussle to qualify for the men’s 400 metres freestyle final alongside Chinese rival Sun Yang...

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    Bolt goes sub-10sec in Monaco 100m

    Agence France-Presse . Monaco | Updated at 12:05am on July 23, 2017

    Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt ran a season’s best of 9.95 seconds to win the 100m at Friday’s Diamond League in Monaco. In his second...

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    Mezbah, Shirin remain supreme in track

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 23, 2017

    Mezbah Ahmed and Shirin Akter of Bangladesh Navy continued their supremacy in the track by retaining gold medals in the men’s and women’s 100-metre sprint...

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    Saiful springs surprise in Summer Athletics

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 22, 2017

    Saiful Islam Khan of Bangladesh Jail put behind country’s fastest man Mezbah Ahmed and other rivals to win gold medal in 200-metre sprint of the...

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    Malaysia pips China in 10m platform for historic gold

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2017

    Cheong Jun Hoong won Malaysia’s first ever diving gold medal at the aquatics world championships in Budapest on Wednesday in the women’s 10 metre platform...

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    Krira Jagat celebrates 40th anniversary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2017

    Krira Jagat, the national fortnightly sports magazine published by the National Sports Council, celebrated its forty years of publication with a grand programme on Thursday...

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