Miscellany

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    Bangladesh welcomes unusual sport on skates

    Associates Press . Dhaka | Updated at 10:53pm on February 23, 2017

    If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide...

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    Shooters begin WC mission today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on February 23, 2017

    Bangladesh’s shooters will get an opportunity to gauge their improvement in recent training when they will compete in the 2017 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)...

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    Roll Ball WC ends in disgrace

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 10:18pm on February 22, 2017

    The fourth edition of Roll Ball World Cup ended on Wednesday but not before some chaos in men’s semi-final involving Bangladesh and Iran ruining the...

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    Hosts storm into quarters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on February 19, 2017

    Both Bangladesh men’s and women’s team advanced into the knock-out stage of the 4th Roll Ball World Cup on Sunday at the capital on Sunday...

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    Olympic white elephants? Rio’s got herd of them

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:49pm on February 18, 2017

    Rio’s Olympic organisers promised there’d be no white elephants after the crowds and athletes went home. Unfortunately, six months later there’s a herd charging through...

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    BGB beat BSF in friendly match

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:08pm on February 18, 2017

    The Border Guard Bangladesh’s basketball team defeated Indian Border Security Force team in a friendly match by 40-29 points at National Basketball Gymnasium...

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    Roll ball WC off to glitzy start

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on February 17, 2017

    The curtain on the 4th Roll Ball World Cup rose with a glitzy opening ceremony at the newly-constructed Sheikh Russell Roller Skating Complex in Dhaka...

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    Slovenia arrive one short!

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 10:47pm on February 16, 2017

    Roll ball may not be the most popular game in Slovenia but the country has got at least five most enthusiastic women who arrived in...

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    All set for roll ball extravaganza

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on February 16, 2017

    Bangladesh will be eyeing for title as the country is set to host the fourth edition Roll Ball World Cup with the participation of 40...

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    Anomalies alleged in athletics fed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on February 08, 2017

    The Bangladesh Athletic Federation president ASM Ali Kabir on Wednesday accused general secretary Ibrahim Chengis and treasurer Mizanur Rahman of withdrawing a huge amount of...

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