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    Ministry offers stadiums as field hospital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on March 30, 2020

    State minister for youth and sports, Zahid Ahsan Russel, said on Monday that all the stadiums of the country were open to use as field...

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    Olympics from July 23 next year

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:48pm on March 30, 2020

    The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games...

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    Federer, Messi, Guardiola donate big to fight corona

    Agencies | Updated at 09:47pm on March 25, 2020

    Tennis great Roger Federer on Wednesday donated more than a million dollars to help support his ‘most vulnerable’ Swiss compatriots through the coronavirus crisis. The...

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    Olympics will still be called ‘Tokyo 2020’

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:06pm on March 24, 2020

    The postponed Olympics will retain the name ‘Tokyo 2020’ despite being held next year, the city’s governor said Tuesday. ‘The name will remain Tokyo 2020,’...

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    From ‘best prepared’ meet to postponed Tokyo 2020

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 09:57pm on March 24, 2020

    Olympic officials regularly lauded Tokyo as the best prepared host city they had seen. But no one could have planned for the coronavirus pandemic that...

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    Archery camp, football league suspended sine die

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on March 24, 2020

    The Professional Football League Committee of the Bangladesh Football Federation on Tuesday decided to suspend all domestic competitions for an indefinite period while Bangladesh Archery...

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    Olympics postponed for a year over virus

    Agence France-Presse. Tokyo | Updated at 07:02pm on March 24, 2020

    The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, the International...

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    BFF polls may be delayed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on March 23, 2020

    Bangladesh Football Federation will hold an emergency board meeting on March 27 to decide the fate of next month’s BFF election amid growing coronavirus threat...

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    BOA to hold all work online

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on March 23, 2020

    Bangladesh Olympic Association on Monday declared to hold all official activities from home online with only limited presence of officials at the office to prevent...

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    Life comes first, not Olympics: Siddik

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 10:11pm on March 23, 2020

    Ace Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman on Monday said that he wasn’t disheartened for missing out on an opportunity to directly qualify for consecutive Olympics as...

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