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    Shana wants to take Bangladesh to top

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on July 09, 2020

    Ace Bangladeshi archer Ruman Shana set a lofty target for himself in his first Olympics appearance and expressed ambition to take his country to the...

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    Sports organiser Rafiqul Islam dies of COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 04:00pm on July 07, 2020

    Former vice-president of Khulna divisional and district Krira Sangstha died of Covid-19 at a hospital in Khulna on Tuesday morning.The deceased was identified as Sardar...

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    Shana to receive $5,000 grant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on July 06, 2020

    Country’s premier archer Roman Shana will receive a grant of USD 5,000 from World Archery’s exclusive COVID-19 fund for archers who had qualified for the...

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    World 100m champion Coleman suspended over new missed test

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:17pm on June 17, 2020

    Reigning world 100m champion Christian Coleman was provisionally suspended on Wednesday over a missed drugs test, putting him at risk of a two-year ban that...

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    BKSP holds training online

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:31pm on June 16, 2020

    The government imposed holiday of all educational institution didn’t stop Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan from training their budding cricketers, as their cricket department was continuing...

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    Ex-nat'l volleyball player dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:42pm on June 16, 2020

    Former Bangladesh national volleyball team player Mominul Islam died of coronavirus at a city hospital on Tuesday. He was 55. He left behind his wife,...

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    Sports ministry receives Tk 3 crore for virus fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:08pm on June 09, 2020

    The ministry of youth and sports on Tuesday announced that they have received an allotment of Tk three crore from the finance ministry to aid...

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    NBA legend Jordan donating $100m to social justice groups

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:04pm on June 06, 2020

    Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice amid a wave of...

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    Sports protest Floyd’s death

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 09:48pm on June 01, 2020

    NBA legend Michael Jordan decried ‘ingrained racism’ in the United States as the sports world’s reaction to the death of unarmed black man George Floyd...

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    Three-time Olympic gold medallist Morrow dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:06pm on May 31, 2020

    Treble Olympic gold medallist Bobby Joe Morrow -- who won 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay gold at the 1956 Melbourne Games, has died at the...

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