Miscellany

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    Federation to prepare database for athletes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on May 05, 2020

    Bangladesh Athletics Federation took an initiative of publishing a directory of medal-winning athletes to improve its archive as the federation often faced an embarrassing situation...

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    World Swimming moved to 2022

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:01pm on May 04, 2020

    The next swimming world championships, scheduled for summer 2021 in Japan, have been pushed back until May 2022 following the postponement of the Olympic Games,...

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    Neck injury takes wushu player’s life

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on April 29, 2020

    Wushu player Mohammad Obaidullah passed away on Tuesday night after a 17-month long battle against a neck injury, which he suffered while training at the...

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    Tsitsipas serves up birthday prank on Kyrgios

    | Updated at 10:35pm on April 28, 2020

    StefanosTsitsipas sent his sometime doubles partner Nick Kyrgios an unwelcome gift through Instagram on Monday. The sixth-ranked Greek posted a picture of himself standing...

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    If not next year, no Tokyo 2020

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:32pm on April 28, 2020

    The postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will have to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic isn’t brought under control by next year, the organising committee’s president...

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    Shiva runs for Bangladesh in Munich

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on April 26, 2020

    A Bangladeshi-born runner Shiva Shankar Paul ran 52-kilometre in Munich, Germany on Sunday to raise fund and help the coronavirus affected people of Bangladesh. The...

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    Police shuttlers join fight against corona

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on April 22, 2020

    While most athletes of the country are staying indoors the Bangladesh Police badminton players are on duty with their respective units, putting them in the...

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    Bangladesh athletes survive on alms in coronavirus lockdown

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 09:22pm on April 17, 2020

    A significant number of the country’s athletes are passing their days through hardship as they have no income to bear daily expenses since the lockdown...

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    Chess GM Rajib stuck in Germany

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on April 16, 2020

    Chess Grand Master Enamul Hossain Rajib remained stuck in Germany as he was unable to return home due to the suspension of flights in the...

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    Bolt goes viral with ‘social distancing’ Olympic photo

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:58pm on April 15, 2020

    Retired track star Usain Bolt showed he’s still a few steps ahead when he posted an AFP picture of him outstripping his rivals at the...

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