Miscellany

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    Alina, Salman lift titles

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 24, 2017

    Alina Sultana of Bangladesh Army regained the women’s singles title of the Summer Open (Ranking) Badminton Tournament after defeating last year’s champion Shapla Akter of...

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    Bangladesh backed as top hockey nation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    The Asian Hockey Federation chief executive officer Tayyab Ikram on Monday backed Bangladesh to become a top hockey nation as he unveiled the title sponsor...

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    Five drugs found in Woods’ system

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:05am on August 16, 2017

    Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the...

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    Bolt takes final curtain call as Felix, Semenya add more gold

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 15, 2017

    Athletics greats Allyson Felix and Caster Semenya lit up the track to bring the curtain down on the world championships in great style on Sunday...

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    Injury ruins Bolt’s final farewell

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2017

    Usain Bolt’s unparalleled career ended in extraordinary drama on Saturday as he pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of his very last race,...

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    ‘Chess god’ Kasparov returns to compete 12yrs later

    Agence France-Presse . St. Louis | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2017

    In a move electrifying the world of chess, former world champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of a 12-year retirement Monday to take on a...

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    Injury floors Bolt and ruins final farewell

    Reuters.London | Updated at 10:12am on August 13, 2017

    Usain Bolt's unparalleled career ended in extraordinary drama on Saturday as he pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of his very last race,...

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    Warholm screams to victory

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:15am on August 11, 2017

    Norway’s Karsten Warholm and Phyllis Francis produced sublime performances to stun the favourites and take gold at the athletics world championships on Wednesday...

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    Talks for one panel in hockey polls collapse

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on August 11, 2017

    The move for a consensus panel in Bangladesh Hockey Federation elections has apparently collapsed as many clubs were not prepared to accept former national player...

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    Van Niekerk coast to 400-metre title

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 10, 2017

    South African star Wayde van Niekerk is halfway to his target of the 400 metres and 200m world double after easing to victory in the...

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