Miscellany

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    Simbine stuns Blake in 100m

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    Akani Simbine grabbed the spotlight and stunned Jamaica’s Yohan Blake in the men’s 100 metres final at the Commonwealth Games on Monday as athletics began...

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    India’s Bengal emerge champs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    India’s Bengal Club became champions in the inaugural edition of South Asian Club Table Tennis Championship that ended at the MA Aziz Stadium gymnasium in...

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    Lifter brings rare glory for Fiji

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    Fiji might not have much of an expectation in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast but Cikamatana, an 18-year-old weightlifter, on Monday ensured the...

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    Tumpa misses medal narrowly

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    Bangladeshi shooter Umme Zakia Sultana Tumpa failed to add another medal to her country’s name when she missed bronze medal by a whisker in the...

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    Marriage proposal is slam-dunk at Games

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    An English basketball player stunned his girlfriend by proposing on-court at the Commonwealth Games -- but happily, she accepted. Jamell Anderson lured Georgia Jones, who...

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    BOA bosses give Baki a miss

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    No senior official of Bangladesh Olympic Association were present at Belmont Shooting Range in Brisbane to cheer for silver medal winner Abdullah Hel Baki during...

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    So close, yet so far

    Sudipta Ananda . Brisbane | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    Shooter Abdullah Hel Baki retained his silver medal in men’s 10-metre air rifle event of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a nail-biting final series...

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    Baki strikes silver in C’wealth Games

    Staff Correspondent. Gold Coast | Updated at 10:33am on April 08, 2018

    Shooter Abdullah Hel Baki retained the silver medal in men’s 10-metre air rifle event of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a nail-biting final series...

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    Beach volleyballers driven to wrong city

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    Two Grenada beach volleyball players were driven 100 kilometres (60 miles) to the wrong Australian city because the driver made a mistake with his GPS,...

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    All eyes on Baki and Munna today

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    Bangladeshi shooters will begin their Commonwealth Games campaign at the Belmont Shooting Range in Brisbane today, hope to end country’s medal drought in the ongoing...

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