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    Ismail, Shirin set new records

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2019

    Ismail Hossain and Shirin Akther of Bangladesh Navy emerged fastest man and woman of the country by winning their respective 100-metre sprint events in the...

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    Bolt worried about Jamaica future

    Reuters . Kingston | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2019

    Sprint great Usain Bolt said on Monday the current generation of Jamaican athletes had it too easy and that they were not working hard enough...

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    Be passionate or quit - sports chiefs told

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    State minister for youth and sports, Zahid Ahsan Russell, on Wednesday urged all the federation chiefs to be more passionate for the development of country’s...

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    New state minister for sports vows to end corruption

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    New state minister for youth and sports and chairman of the National Sports Council, Zahid Ahsan Russell, on Tuesday promised to clean up corruption from...

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    Bangladesh shuttlers prefer money over training

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 08, 2019

    Bangladesh’s shuttlers have often complained about the absence of a quality foreign coach, but when they got one finally they took no time turn their...

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    Bangladesh mulls women’s bodybuilding tournament

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    In a ground-breaking move, Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation said on Thursday it was considering unveiling a national level Women’s Physique [Women’s bodybuilding] competition in Dhaka in...

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    Sports 2019 calendar

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2019

       

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    2018 IN PICTURES

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2019

      Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates his double hundred (219 not out) during their second Test against Zimbabwe at Mirpur.— New Age photo   Bangladesh...

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    Mashrafee leads sports fraternity in Bangladesh elections

    Samsul Arefin Khan | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza will lead the host of players and sports organisers, who will be contesting for different political parties in...

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    Beyond football, cricket Bangladesh women struggle

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    Bangladesh women had had some notable success in cricket and age-level football but if it came to other sports they mostly stayed in the backseat...

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