Miscellany

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    Jimmy eyes third round

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on March 02, 2017

    Bangladesh hockey team captain Russell Mahmud Jimmy was hopeful that they would use the home advantage to qualify for the third round of World Hockey...

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    B’desh sign off prep with win

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on March 02, 2017

    Bangladesh hockey team ended their preparation ahead of the Hockey World League round-2 as they beat Ghana 1-0 in their third and final friendly match...

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    Bangladesh hold Ghana in hockey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on February 27, 2017

    Bangladesh hockey team could avoid defeat and drew 2-2 in their second friendly match against Ghana at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium at Capital on Monday...

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    Wake-up call for hockey in Ghana loss

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on February 25, 2017

    Bangladesh national hockey team received a wake-up call just one-week before the Hockey World League Round-2 with a 0-2 defeat to Ghana on Saturday in...

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    Baki narrowly misses final round

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on February 24, 2017

    Bangladesh shooter Abdullah Hel Baki narrowly missed the final round of the men’s 10-metre air rifle event in the ISSF World Cup that began in...

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    Bangladesh welcomes unusual sport on skates

    Associates Press . Dhaka | Updated at 10:53pm on February 23, 2017

    If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide...

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    Shooters begin WC mission today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on February 23, 2017

    Bangladesh’s shooters will get an opportunity to gauge their improvement in recent training when they will compete in the 2017 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)...

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    Roll Ball WC ends in disgrace

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 10:18pm on February 22, 2017

    The fourth edition of Roll Ball World Cup ended on Wednesday but not before some chaos in men’s semi-final involving Bangladesh and Iran ruining the...

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    Hosts storm into quarters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on February 19, 2017

    Both Bangladesh men’s and women’s team advanced into the knock-out stage of the 4th Roll Ball World Cup on Sunday at the capital on Sunday...

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    Olympic white elephants? Rio’s got herd of them

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:49pm on February 18, 2017

    Rio’s Olympic organisers promised there’d be no white elephants after the crowds and athletes went home. Unfortunately, six months later there’s a herd charging through...

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