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    World Athletics opens door for 'innovative' formats at Olympics

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:23pm on September 29, 2020

    World Athletics paved the way for changes to competition formats at the world championships or the Olympic Games when it published its 2020 guide to...

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    Kabirul made Badminton Fed GS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on September 27, 2020

    The Nation Sports Council on Sunday announced a 27-member ad-hoc committee of the Bangladesh Badminton Federation, naming Kabirul Islam Sikder its new general secretary. Kabirul,...

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    Roller Skating Complex - Much ado about nothing

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 11:08pm on September 25, 2020

    At its inception, Sheikh Russel Roller Skating Complex showed promise of becoming a busy hub for international skating competition but it has now been downgraded...

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    Shooters will get to use their rifles soon, says BSSF president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on September 22, 2020

    Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation’s newly appointed president Major General Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan assured Bangladesh shooters that they will get the necessary clearance from the...

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    Plans to allow fans back into stadiums 'paused' due to virus spike

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:21pm on September 22, 2020

    Plans to allow the phased return of fans to sporting venues in England from October 1 will be put on hold due to the sharp...

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    Tokyo Olympics consulting firm paid $370,000 to IOC official's son: media

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 07:18pm on September 21, 2020

    A consulting firm hired by Tokyo's Olympic bid committee paid some $370,000 to the son of an International Olympic Committee member before and after Japan...

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    Hakim made Shooting Fed president 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:51pm on September 20, 2020

    The infighting among the Bangladesh Shooting Sport Federation top officials finally ended on Sunday when the National Sports Council announced a 25-member ad-hoc committee with...

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    Duplantis vaults into history

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:07pm on September 18, 2020

    Armand Duplantis has pole-vaulted into history aged just 20, eclipsing the outdoor world record of Sergey Bubka that has stood since 1994 to give track...

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    Duplantis breaks Bubka’s 26-year old pole vault WR

    Agence France-Presse. Rome | Updated at 11:02am on September 18, 2020

    Swedish pole vault star Armand Duplantis eclipsed Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka's 26-year mark, setting a outdoor new pole vault world record of 6.15m at the...

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    Corona Cup Rugby held amid flak

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on September 07, 2020

    The four-team Corona Cup Rugby Tournament was held in the city on Monday amid criticisms over violating the physical distancing rules and its name as...

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