Miscellany

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    IOC chief reluctant to hold Tokyo Games behind closed doors

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 10:29pm on July 16, 2020

    Banning fans from the Tokyo Olympics is ‘clearly something we don’t want’, International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said, adding that ‘multiple scenarios’ were under...

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    PM stands beside Santwana Rani

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on July 16, 2020

    State minister for youth and sports Zahid Ahsan Russell on Thursday handed over a cheque worth Tk 10 lakh from prime minister Sheikh Hasina to...

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    Bolt open to comeback -- if coach asks

    Agence France-Presse . Kingston | Updated at 06:25pm on July 11, 2020

    Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirment if former coach Glen Mills asked him. The world 100m and...

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    Sports ministry seeks advice from organisers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on July 09, 2020

    Ministry of youth and sports on Thursday sought advice from sports organisers on how they could resume the indoor games of the country, especially the...

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    Shana wants to take Bangladesh to top

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on July 09, 2020

    Ace Bangladeshi archer Ruman Shana set a lofty target for himself in his first Olympics appearance and expressed ambition to take his country to the...

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    Sports organiser Rafiqul Islam dies of COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 04:00pm on July 07, 2020

    Former vice-president of Khulna divisional and district Krira Sangstha died of Covid-19 at a hospital in Khulna on Tuesday morning.The deceased was identified as Sardar...

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    Shana to receive $5,000 grant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on July 06, 2020

    Country’s premier archer Roman Shana will receive a grant of USD 5,000 from World Archery’s exclusive COVID-19 fund for archers who had qualified for the...

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    World 100m champion Coleman suspended over new missed test

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 05:17pm on June 17, 2020

    Reigning world 100m champion Christian Coleman was provisionally suspended on Wednesday over a missed drugs test, putting him at risk of a two-year ban that...

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    BKSP holds training online

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:31pm on June 16, 2020

    The government imposed holiday of all educational institution didn’t stop Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan from training their budding cricketers, as their cricket department was continuing...

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    Ex-nat'l volleyball player dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:42pm on June 16, 2020

    Former Bangladesh national volleyball team player Mominul Islam died of coronavirus at a city hospital on Tuesday. He was 55. He left behind his wife,...

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