Miscellany

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    Blow for B’desh in women’s kabaddi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2018

    Bangladesh’s only realistic medal hope in the 18th Asian Games suffered a huge blow on Sunday when Chinese Taipei stunned the women’s kabaddi team by...

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    Kabaddi teams begin their campaign

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    Bangladesh women’s kabaddi team will begin their 18th Asian Games campaign today when they face Chinese Taipei at the Garuda Theatre in Jakarta, Indonesia....

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    Two Koreas march together as Games burst into life

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    North and South Korea marched together in a stirring display of unity as the Asian Games, one of the world’s biggest sports events, opened in...

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    Curtain on Asian Games raises today

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on August 18, 2018

    Thousands of athletes are flying in as Indonesia makes final preparations to host the Asian Games -- the world’s second biggest multi-sports event, taking place...

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    Sherin’s journey from wushu to wrestling

    Samsul Arefin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on August 16, 2018

    The 18th edition of Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang will be a different experience for Bangladesh wrestler Sherin Sultana, who will compete in her...

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    I don’t wanna be the new Phelps: Dressel

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on August 13, 2018

    American Caeleb Dressel is making swimming sexy again and has been described as the ‘Usain Bolt of the pool’ -- just don’t call him the...

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    NBA star Gasol makes quiet visit to Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    Spanish basketball superstar Pau Gasol quietly visited Bangladesh this week as a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF and paid visits to several Rohingya camps in Cox’s...

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    Big contingent but small hopes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 09, 2018

    Bangladesh will send one of its largest ever contingent for the forthcoming Asian Games, to be held in Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang, with...

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    Key but no flat nor rent for athletes

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2018

    Bureaucratic tangle in different government authorities has put three national athletes in deep trouble as they were deprived of house rent despite being promised....

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    Lampard, Bielsa add star quality

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    Marcelo Bielsa and Frank Lampard bring a touch of star quality to the English Championship but face a stiff task to restore the lustre of...

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