Miscellany

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    Ledecka seals historic snowboard, ski double

    Agence France-Presse . Pyeongchang | Updated at 12:05am on February 25, 2018

    Ester Ledecka completed a historic Olympic double on Saturday when the Czech star romped to snowboarding parallel giant slalom gold to add to her shock...

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    Ice princess ends Russia’s gold drought

    Agence France-Presse . Gangneung | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    Teenage figure skating sensation Alina Zagitova expressed disbelief Friday after winning her duel with Evgenia Medvedeva to claim Russia’s first gold medal at the Pyeongchang...

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    Hockey trio rested for Asian Games qualifiers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    The Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Friday announced an 18-member squad, led by striker Russell Mahmud Jimmy, for the forthcoming Asian Games qualifiers, scheduled to start...

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    Archery gets high profile German coach

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    Bangladesh Archery Federation on Monday signed a five-year long deal with high-profile German coach Martin Frederick with a hope of achieving their ultimate goal –...

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    Expats not an expert all the time

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    Officials of the Bangladesh Boxing Federation started dreaming for glory with British-born Al Safwan Uddin despite repeated heartbreaks by the expatriate Bangladeshis, not just in...

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    Safwan claims gold in Nat’l Boxing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 18, 2018

    British-born Bangladeshi boxer Al Safwan Uddin grabbed the gold medal in the 60kg weight category of the 29th National Boxing Championships by defeating Mohammad Rakib...

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    Pakistan to play World Cup hockey in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2018

    Hockey’s governing body indicated Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men’s World Cup this year in India despite acute tensions between the two...

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    British-born Safwan in final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2018

    Al Safwan Uddin, a British-born Bangladeshi boxer, qualified for the final in the 60kg weight category after defeating Faisal Mollah in the semi-final of 29th...

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    BOA engages federations finally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Olympic Association on Friday agreed to involve the national sports federations in the final phase of first ever Youth Games after initially ignoring them...

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    Hockey cement ties with Green Delta

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Wednesday strengthened their relationship with Green Delta Insurance by signing a three-year long Memorandum of Understanding while the company will provide...

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