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    Bangladesh get warm reception in village

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 04, 2018

    Bangladesh athletes felt the charm of Commonwealth Games when they were formally greeted by the local organising committee in Games Village at Gold Coast on...

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    Games chiefs ‘fully supportive’ of trans weightlifter

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on April 03, 2018

    Commonwealth Games organisers assured transgender New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard of their full support on Monday as she prepares to compete at Gold Coast....

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    Organisers roll out red carpet

    Agence France-Presse . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 03, 2018

    About 225,000 condoms, 17,000 toilet rolls and free ice cream: welcome to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games village, where athletes and officials will want for...

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    Mariner create a buzz in hockey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    Reigning Dhaka Premier League hockey champions Mariner Young’s added some colours to an otherwise mundane players’ transfer when they signed over a dozen players with...

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    Five memorable sporting apologies

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2018

    When disgraced Australian cricketer Steve Smith faced the cameras in Sydney on Thursday with a tearful apology for a ball-tampering scandal, he joined a small...

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    Rossi slams pressure on himself, Buffon to retire

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2018

    Motorcycling ace Valentino Rossi has slammed critics of himself and fellow Italian Gianluigi Buffon who are defying the years in their sports. Rossi, 39, has...

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    Gobinathan back as nat’l hockey coach

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Tuesday reappointed Malaysian Iman Gobinathan Krishnamurthy as the national team head coach on a temporary basis....

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    Golden day for Bangladesh in archery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    Bangladesh’s archers dominated their young Indian counterparts to claim six gold medals and finished the 3rd South Asian Archery Championship on top at BKSP on...

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    Bangladesh claim six golds in South Asian Archery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:14pm on March 27, 2018

    Bangladeshi archers secured five gold medals on the third day and final day of the South Asian Archery Championship on Tuesday. Ibrahim Sheikh Rejawan won...

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    Cyclists bring procession in city marking Independence Day

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:32pm on March 26, 2018

    A colourful cycle procession participated by thousands of cyclists of different ages was brought out in the city on the occasion of the 48th Independence...

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