Miscellany

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    US visa denial costs B’desh CYG meet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 15, 2017

    Bangladeshi athletes missed an opportunity to participate in the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas as United States denied them transit visa twice, officials of...

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    Raihan qualifies for 400m sprint semis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    Bangladesh sprinter Mohammad Zahir Raihan set a career best timing to qualify for the semi-finals of the 400-metre sprint of IAAF World Under-18 Championships in...

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    Athletics federation at loggerheads over ex-GS

    Sudpita Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    The Bangladesh Athletic Federation filed a general diary with the Paltan Police Station against former general secretary Ibrahim Chengis, alleging that he didn’t handover important...

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    Biggest ever contingent return home empty handed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    Bangladeshi athletes returned home from Bhubaneswar, India on Monday empty handed after participating in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships despite sending their biggest ever contingent...

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    Rana, Pintu added to hockey team

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 08, 2017

    National hockey team head coach Mahbub Harun recalled senior players Kamruzzaman Rana and Emran Hasan Pintu in the preliminary squad for the forthcoming 10th Men’s...

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    B’desh Open badminton dropped from Asian calendar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 08, 2017

    The negligence of Bangladesh Badminton Federation put an unexpected break in country’s regular international fixture- — the Bangladesh International Challenge...

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    Harun resumes role sixth time in 11yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 06, 2017

    The preparation camp of national hockey team for the forthcoming 10th Men’s Asia Cup resumed under new coach Mahbub Harun at the Maulana Bhashani National...

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    Swimmer Sagar faces a reality check

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on July 05, 2017

    Country’s leading freestyle swimmer Mahfizur Rahman Sagar on Tuesday said he was looking to deliver his best in the forthcoming 17th FINA World Championships, scheduled...

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    Hockey to get floodlight before Asia Cup

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2017

    The National Sports Council has decided to set a modern floodlight system at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium to fulfil the long cherished demand...

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    Horn stuns Pacquiao to win crown

    Agence France-Press . Brisbane | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown with a controversial unanimous points decision in Brisbane...

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