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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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    King of discus defies age

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on July 03, 2017

    When another medal winning opportunity is knocking the door, Azharul Islam Khan, a 46-year old athlete, is keen to add more accolades in his 24-year...

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    Gender free league set for shuttlers

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 02:25am on July 01, 2017

    In an encouraging move, the Bangladesh Badminton Federation has principally agreed to hold a combined league for both male and female shuttlers instead of two...

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    Bolt fires to 100m victory in Ostrava

    Agence France-Presse . Ostrava | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2017

    Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt overcame a stiff back to fire to victory in the 100m in Ostrava on Wednesday in a modest 10.06 seconds,...

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    IAAF lifts suspension on Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2017

    International Association of Athletics Federation has changed its mind over Bangladesh as it partly lifted its suspension of financial grant that was imposed to the...

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