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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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    Mbappe stars, ball-tampering scandal, Serena outburst

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    It was a memorable year for sport in 2018, with the World Cup in Russia, a cricketing controversy and Serena Williams’ bizarre outburst grabbing the...

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    4th Marcel bodybuilding gets underway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    The 4th Marcel Cup Men’s Bodybuilding Championship 2018 Prejudging Phase was held at the National Sports Council Auditorium on Monday. A total of 160 bodybuilders...

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    Weightlifter rape case: No progress yet

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    No significant progress in the case of sexual assault on a teenage weightlifter was made as police could not arrest lone accused Sohag Ali and...

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