Miscellany

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    No Jimmy in Asia Cup preliminary squad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 30, 2017

    The Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Monday announced a 40-member preliminary squad for the forthcoming Asia Cup without four senior players — striker Russell Mahmood Jimmy,...

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    PM hopes swimmers to bring more laurels

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on May 26, 2017

    Mentioning that Bangladesh is making its mark in sports in the international arena alongside its growing economy, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday hoped that...

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    PM to reward top talents today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 25, 2017

    The curtain on the nationwide talent hunt programme titled ‘Bangladesh Looking for Best Swimmers’ will fall today with 60 best swimmers from different age-level taking...

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    Shaheen clinch Six-a-Side title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 25, 2017

    BAF Shaheen School and College lifted the title of the ISPI Inter School Six-a-Side football tournament after defeating Government Laboratory High School 2-1 in tie-breaker...

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    Lucky Shirin earns bronze without winning a game

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on May 21, 2017

    Bangladesh managed their third medal on the penultimate day of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games with the help of luck as wrestler Shirin Sultana managed...

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    Bangladesh U-12 boys lift ITF title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2017

    Bangladesh boy’s team became unbeaten champions in the ITF Asian 12 & Under Team Championship ‘South Asia Regional Qualifying’ as they beat hosts Nepal by...

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    Army clinch national hockey title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:46am on May 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Army held their nerves to beat Bangladesh Navy 5-4 in tie-breaker to lift the 31st National Hockey Gold Cup Tournament title at the Maulana...

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    Alida lesson for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on May 19, 2017

    Alida Sikder, the USA-born athlete, put Bangladesh in an awkward situation by leaving Baku, Azerbaijan without taking part in the long jump event of the...

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    Alida skips 100m sprint for jet leg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2017

    Alida Shikder, the USA-born Bangladeshi athlete, pulled herself out from the 100-metre sprint of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games on Tuesday due to jet lag...

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    Blessed boy Baki delivers in Baku

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on May 15, 2017

    Abdullah Hel Baki heaved a sigh of relief after he won a gold medal with Syeda Atkia Hassan with 10-metre air rifle in the 4th...

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