Miscellany

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    Bangladesh content despite Pak loss

    Azad Majumder . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on August 29, 2018

    Bangladesh ended their campaign in the group stage of the Asian Games hockey with 0-5 thrashing to Pakistan, but took satisfaction from the result, which...

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    South Asia a distant cousin in Asiad

    Azad Majumder . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on August 29, 2018

    From playing field to main press centre - the presence of South Asian countries is clearly visible in Jakarta, but when it comes to winning...

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    Asian Games Corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2018

    Behdad Salimikordasiabi became only the third weightlifter in history to complete a hat-trick of Asian Games golds Monday after vanquishing doping cheat Saeid Alihosseini in...

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    Hopeless Bangladesh faces grim reality

    Azad Majumder . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2018

    It is all but official now that Bangladesh will finish the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta without any medal, despite sending a big contingent and...

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    Asian Games Corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2018

    Rim Jong Sim bagged North Korea’s seventh weightlifting gold of the Asian Games in Indonesia on Sunday to complete a remarkable family double, just a...

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    Kabaddi coaches lament Asiad debacle

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2018

    The ongoing Asian Games in Jakarta came as the final straw for Bangladesh’s declining national sport kabaddi, which failed to win any medal in the...

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    Hockey team thrash Thailand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2018

    Bangladesh hockey team returned to the winning ways when they beat Thailand 3-1 in their fourth Pool B match of the ongoing Asian Games at...

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    Bangladesh beat Thailand 3-1 in Asian Games hockey

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:22pm on August 26, 2018

    Bangladesh Hokey team have achieved their initial target of finishing 6th in the 12-team 18th Asian Games Men’s Hockey beating Thailand by 3-1 goals in...

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    Istomin pockets gold, flies to US Open

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on August 26, 2018

    Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin scooped Asian Games tennis gold in Indonesia on Saturday before jumping on a flight round the world to compete in the US...

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    Asian Games Corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 26, 2018

    Sohrab Moradi of Iran broke weightlifting’s longest standing world record on his way to gold in the men’s 94kg class at the Asian Games on...

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