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    From doping to bribery, 2017 proves dark time

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

    Russia being banned from the Winter Olympics stole the headlines but may also have overshadowed an otherwise sorry year for sport in terms of scandals...

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    Dwindling interest deserts athletics fresh talent

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on December 26, 2017

    Lack of interest among school and college students and the indifference of Bangladesh Athletics Federation appeared to have taken a heavy toll on the game,...

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    Mezbah, Shirin retain sprint crowns

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:47am on December 25, 2017

    The 41st National Athletics Championship concluded on Sunday with Mezbah Ahmed and Shirin Akter of Bangladesh Navy continuing their supremacy in the men’s and women’s...

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    Sumita, Sozib reign supreme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:09am on December 24, 2017

    Hurdler Sumita Rani and high jumper Sozib Hossain continued their supremacy in their respective events when they won gold medals on the second day of...

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    Cricketers add glamour to Virat Anushka reception

    Sports Desk | Updated at 12:05am on December 23, 2017

    Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan and Gautam Gambhir were among the cricketers who attended the wedding reception of Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and top...

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    Asian chief promises help for athletics

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 23, 2017

    Asian Athletics Association president Dahlan Al-Hamad on Friday promised Bangladesh support for the development of country’s athletics....

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    Azharul defies age barrier

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2017

    Azharul Islam of Bangladesh Navy defied age barrier to clinch his 32nd gold medal in discus throw at national level with a new national record...

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    India’s Magnificent Mary driven by Ali in bid for more boxing gold

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:21pm on December 20, 2017

    She is a five-time world champion, mother of three and member of parliament, but Indian boxer Mary Kom believes that at 35 there is plenty...

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    Gatlin sacks coach after doping claim

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on December 20, 2017

    World 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin said on Tuesday he was ‘shocked and surprised’ at doping allegations made against his coach Dennis Mitchell, like Gatlin...

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    Youth meet of 23,000 athletes starts today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 18, 2017

    The inaugural edition of Bangladesh Youth Games will get underway today across the country with the participation of over 23,000 under-17 age-level athletes from 21...