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    7 disciplines of BD Games to be held outside Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on January 26, 2021

    Out of the 31 disciplines of the ninth Bangladesh Games, seven will be held outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh Olympic Association decided it in a meeting...

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    Florida offers to host Olympics if Tokyo backs out

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 06:06pm on January 26, 2021

    Florida's chief financial officer on Monday told the International Olympic Committee that the state would be happy to host the Olympics Games amid speculation that...

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    Former Maple Leafs great Armstrong dies at 90

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:14am on January 25, 2021

    George Armstrong, who captained the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cup titles in the 1960s, has died at the age of 90, the NHL...

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    Saif-led panel wins Swimming Fed election unopposed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:34pm on January 24, 2021

    Bangladesh Swimming Federation general secretary Molla Badrul Saif-led panel was declared winners in the federation election four days’ before the scheduled date of the election...

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    McGregor knocked out in stunning UFC upset

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 05:11pm on January 24, 2021

    Conor McGregor admitted he was ‘heartbroken’ Sunday after a shock UFC knockout by underdog Dustin Poirier left the superstar's future in the cage uncertain. ‘It's...

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    IOC chief says 'no plan B' for Tokyo Olympics

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 06:23pm on January 21, 2021

    The virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will go ahead this summer, and there is ‘no plan B’, International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said in an interview...

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    Greek Olympian testifies in landmark sex abuse case

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 05:49pm on January 20, 2021

    An Olympian credited with launching a belated #MeToo awakening in Greece testified Wednesday on her sex abuse case that has encouraged other women to break...

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    Navy retain National Athletics title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on January 17, 2021

    Bangladesh Navy emerged champions for the second consecutive time while Bangladesh Army finished as runners-up in the 44th National Athletics Championships which concluded at the...

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    Rinky sets new record in 3000m race

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on January 16, 2021

    Army athlete Rinki Biswas set a new national record in the women’s 3000-metre race, breaking a 17-year-old record on the second day of the 44th...

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    Bangladesh Games rescheduled for April

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:09pm on January 16, 2021

    The ninth edition of Bangladesh Games will be held from April 1 to 10 in Dhaka and divisional cities of the country, the Bangladesh Olympic...

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