Miscellany

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    No new athletics record in 22 years!

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:28pm on December 24, 2016

    Former athletes and coaches blamed that lack of regular tournaments, proper panning from grassroots level and children’s inclination towards cricket and football were the reasons...

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    Hosts exact revenge on Nepal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on December 23, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh maintained their winning run in the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship when they thrashed Nepal by 3-0 sets at...

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    Shirin retains 100m crown

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on December 23, 2016

    Shirin Akter of Bangladesh Navy retained her crown as the fastest woman of the country when she put her rivals behind in women’s 100-metre sprint...

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    B’desh off with win in Asian V’ball

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on December 22, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh made a winning start in the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship when they beat Afghanistan by 3-1 sets on...

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    Mesbah reigns supreme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on December 22, 2016

    Mesbahuddin Ahmed of Bangladesh Navy continued his supremacy in the 100-metre sprint when he beat his team-mate MA Rouf to grab the gold medal in...

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    Kvitova undergoes surgery after burglar attack

    Agence France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 10:56pm on December 21, 2016

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will need at least three months of rest after surgery to her left hand cut by a knife-wielding burglar on...

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    Kvitova attacked by knife-wielding burglar

    Agence France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 11:20pm on December 20, 2016

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was injured after an attack by a knife-wielding burglar at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov, her...

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    Champion freedom fighter seeks help

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 10:37pm on December 15, 2016

    Mostak Ahmed, the first ever sportsman to be awarded Swadhinata Padak, the highest civilian award of the country, sought help from the government to make...

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    World hockey league round-2: Kurtz begins selection process

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on December 12, 2016

    Bangladesh national hockey team’s German coach Oliver Kurtz started his selection procedure for next year’s World Hockey League Round-2 by inviting 15 Under-21 players to...

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    Taekwondo national meet kicks off

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on December 12, 2016

    Bangladesh Ansar claimed five gold medals in the opening day of the 14th National Senior-Junior Taekwondo competition that began at National Sports Council Gymnasium in...

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