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    Swimmer Sagor calls time on international career

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on December 09, 2019

    Bangladesh’s swimmer Mahfizur Rahman Sagor called time on his international career, after a below-par show in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal on...

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    Swimmers eye improved show in SA Games

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    Bangladesh swimming team were hoping to elevate their performance and bring home medals before leaving for Nepal on Sunday to take part in the 13th...

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    Japanese swimming coach quits

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    Bangladesh Swimming Federation’s Japanese coach Takeo Inoki abruptly left his post on Sunday accusing local coaches and officials of physically abusing and harassing the...

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    Rice predicts improved Aussie display in Tokyo

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    Australian swimmers may not be able to knock great rivals United States off the perch in Tokyo next year but will definitely better their own...

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    National Swimming begins Tuesday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on September 09, 2019

    The 33rd edition of the National Swimming and Diving Competition will be held at the Syed Nazrul Islam National Swimming Complex in Mirpur from September...

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    Ledecky hits back to win 15th world gold

    Agence France-Presse . Gwangju | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    American swim queen Katie Ledecky said watching records tumble at the world championships inspired her to win a fourth straight 800m gold Saturday despite an...

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    Jewel eliminated in backstroke heat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Bangladesh swimmer Jewel Ahmed was eliminated from the race of men’s 100-metre backstroke event of the 18th FINA World Championships 2019 when he finished 62nd...

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    Golden girl Shila back in pool

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Mahfuza Khatun Shila, who won two gold medals in SA Games 2016 and left the previous national meet in 2016 injured, clinched gold on her...

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    Junaina sets two new records

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Bangladesh Navy team’s swimmer Junaina Ahmed set two new national records in the 200m women’s freestyle and 200m women’s breaststroke events of the 29th National...

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    64-year-old FF to swim 186 kilometres to set Guinness World Record

    United News of Bangladesh . Sherpur | Updated at 01:30pm on September 03, 2018

    Khitindra Chandra Boishya, a 64-year-old freedom fighter, has started swimming to cross 186 kilometres of the Bhogai River, aiming to set a new Guinness World...

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