Miscellany

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    Jamaican sprinters brace for life after Bolt

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2017

    Usain Bolt’s imminent retirement is a blow for athletics, but a new generation of Jamaican sprinters is ready to try to fill his golden shoes,...

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    Faridpur’s hockey tradition fading fast

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 10, 2017

    If anybody wants to write the history of Bangladesh’s hockey, he must dedicate one big chapter to Faridpur district but the tradition is unfortunately fading...

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    Sagar grabs six golds in Thai meet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01am on May 08, 2017

    Bangladeshi swimmer Mahfizur Rahman Sagar got his confidence get a big lift when he grabbed six gold and two silvers in an invitational tournament in...

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    Wrestlers denied Indian visa

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on May 07, 2017

    A host of Bangladeshi wrestlers’ hopes of participating in a year-long training course in India are in doubt after they were denied visa, said officials...

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    Bolt wants to be one of the best footballers

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:33am on May 07, 2017

    Usain Bolt conquered athletics and now the fastest man on the planet says he wants to become among the top players in world football...

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    Relief as Kustia gets pool finally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2017

    A long cherished dream of Kustia swimmers came true this week when the National Sports Council inaugurated a swimming pool with modern facilities in district...

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    BGB and Navy in kabaddi final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on April 26, 2017

    Border Guard Bangladesh and Bangladesh Navy sealed their spots for the final of Bashundhara Presents Shadhinota Cup Kabaddi 2017 winning their respective semi-finals at Shaheed...

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    Independence Cup kabaddi gets underway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:59am on April 24, 2017

    The final round of ‘Bashundhara Presents Shadhinota Cup Kabaddi 2017’ got underway on Sunday at capital’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium with Border Guard Bangladesh....

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    BOA unaware of cricket’s exclusion from Asian Games

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:55am on April 24, 2017

    Bangladesh Olympic Association was still unaware of Olympic Council of Asia’s decision to scrap cricket from next year’s Asian Games, scheduled in Jakarta, Indonesia in...

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    Alida offers Shirin new challenge

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 01:49am on April 24, 2017

    The inclusion of Alida Sikder, a US-born Bangladeshi athlete, in the Bangladesh contingent for next month’s 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, has finally put country’s fastest...

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