Miscellany

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    International archery returns after five years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on January 24, 2017

    The inaugural edition of ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship, the first ever international competition in Bangladesh in many years, will begin at the Maulana Bhashani...

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    Army retain V-day kabaddi title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on January 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Army retained the Victory Day Kabaddi title when they beat Border Guard Bangladesh by 25-19 points in the final at the National Kabaddi Stadium...

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    BOA to hold Youth Games this year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on January 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Olympic Association is determined to hold the first ever Youth Bangladesh Games at the end of this year with an aim to find new...

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    BDCyclists break record of world’s longest single line of moving bicycles

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:11pm on January 17, 2017

    Around 1,200 bicyclists on the Victory Day 2016 broke the Guinness World Record of forming the world’s longest single line of moving bicycles...

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    BJMC retains women’s handball title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on January 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation lifted their third consecutive National Women’s Handball Championship title with a crushing 27-9 point win over arch-rivals Bangladesh Ansar and VDP...

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    A saga of turning grief into inspiration

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:29pm on January 11, 2017

    Roksana Parvin, a regular member of Bangladesh handball team, saw her team Ansar and VDP lost the final of the Women’s National Handball but upheld...

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    Olympic champ Semenya weds lesbian partner

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:41pm on January 08, 2017

    South African Olympic 800-metre champion Caster Semenya married her long-term partner in Pretoria on Saturday...

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    Shooters begin mission Tokyo 2020 today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on January 05, 2017

    Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation will begin its long-term training camp for the national shooters today with an aim to earn significant success in future, especially...

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    OF JOY AND AGONY: 2016 IN RETROSPECT

    | Updated at 11:33pm on December 31, 2016

    Three unheralded athletes– swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila, weightlifter Mabia Akter Simanta and shooter Shakil Ahmed – saved Bangladesh’s face in the 12th SA Games, winning...

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    Bangladesh lift maiden int’l V-ball title

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 06:05pm on December 28, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh lifted their maiden international volleyball title with a comfortable 3-0 set win over Kyrgyzstan in the final of the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s...

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