Miscellany

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    Sen clinches men’s, Linh women’s title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on December 15, 2019

    Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen and Vietnam’s Thuy Linh Nguyen clinched the men’s and women’s singles event title respectively on the final day of the Yonex-Sunrise...

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    Young sports journalist Arnab dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on December 13, 2019

    Promising sports journalist Arnab Majumder Dipayan died of cardiac arrest at Dakkhinkhan, Dhaka on Friday. Arnab was 27 at the time of his death and...

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    Curtain falls on SA Games

    Azad Majumder .  Kathmandu | Updated at 12:03am on December 11, 2019

    The curtain on the 13th SA Games fell on Tuesday with a glitzy closing ceremony of the regional sporting extravaganza bidding adieu to all athletes...

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    Record haul fails to cover major failures

    Azad Majumder . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Bangladesh took satisfaction in their record haul of gold medals in the South Asian Games though they were unable to put a cover in their...

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    Russia banned from Olympics, FIFA WC

    Reuters . Lausanne/Moscow | Updated at 11:08pm on December 09, 2019

    Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer...

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    Shana targets Olympics after SA Games treble

    Azad Majumder . Pokhara, Nepal | Updated at 10:52pm on December 09, 2019

    After fulfilling his goals in the South Asian Games in Pokhara, Nepal, Bangladesh’s top archer Roman Shana has now targeted doing well in the forthcoming...

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    Archer, who drops cricket ball for bow, rewarded

    Azad Majumder . Kathmandu | Updated at 10:47pm on December 09, 2019

    Suma Bishwas does not have any more regret for quitting kho kho and cricket to pursue a career in archery after she won a shock...

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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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    Russia banned from global sports for four years

    Reuters.Lausanne | Updated at 06:12pm on December 09, 2019

    Russia was banned from the Olympics and other major world championships on Monday after sporting officials decided to punish it for tampering with doping-related laboratory...

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    Cricket complements archery’s perfect-10

    Azad Majumder . Pokhara, Nepal | Updated at 12:26pm on December 09, 2019

    Bangladesh’s archers completed an unprecedented perfect-10 before men’s cricket team successfully defended their gold medal to set-up a new record for Bangladesh in the South...

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