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    ‘Isolated’ Bangladesh archers keep on training

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on March 22, 2020

    Bangladesh archery team’s head coach Martin Frederick assured that he and his charges were taking every possible precaution and keeping a keen eye on the...

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    US athletics federation calls for Olympic postponement

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:21pm on March 21, 2020

    United States athletics’ governing body joined calls for the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed on Saturday, urging US Olympic chiefs to push for the Games...

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    Monaco GP cancelled for first time in 65yrs

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:37pm on March 20, 2020

    The iconic Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, a glittering fixture on the world motorsport calendar for 65 years, was cancelled Thursday, the latest event to...

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    Olympic flame gets muted welcome

    Agence France-Presse . Higashimatsushima | Updated at 09:31pm on March 20, 2020

    The Olympic flame arrived in Japan to a scaled-down welcoming ceremony Friday as doubts grew over whether the Tokyo Games will go ahead on schedule...

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    All quiet in sports hub

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on March 19, 2020

    Country’s sporting hub Bangabandhu National Stadium turned into a silent zone after the authorities have suspended all domestic events until Match 31 due the looming...

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    Doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:23pm on March 16, 2020

    Doubts are growing in Japan about the Tokyo Olympics, with growing opposition to holding them as scheduled and some urging officials not to risk lives...

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    BCB, BFF defiant as ministry orders halt of all sports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on March 16, 2020

    State minister for youth and sports Zahid Ahsan Russell on Monday gave directives to all sports organisations of the country to postpone their respective domestic...

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    Bangabandhu Corporate Badminton held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on March 16, 2020

    Beximco Communications’ Yasir clinched the men’s singles title in open category of the Bangabandhu Corporate Badminton Fest-2020 at the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium in...

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    IOC to hold crisis talks with sports bodies

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 12:20am on March 16, 2020

    With less than five months to go before the Tokyo Olympics, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach plans emergency talks with member organisations, sources close...

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    Bangladesh Games postponed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on March 12, 2020

    The ninth edition of quadrennial Bangladesh Games joined to growing list of sporting events to be postponed in light of coronavirus pandemic that has taken...

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