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Bangladesh women clinch gold medal

The Bangladeshi contingent at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games has already created history securing a record haul of gold medals for the country in an edition of the regional games held outside Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s haul was buoyed by the country’s archers, who bagged all six gold medals up for grabs in the discipline on Sunday at Pokhara Stadium, Nepal, ... Read More »

SA Games Cricket: Bangladesh suffer first defeat to Sri Lanka

Dhaka — Bangladesh Men’s cricket team (U-23) suffered their first defeat against Sri Lanka (U-23) in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) on Sunday in Nepal. Before heading to this game, Bangladesh won three consecutive games respectively against Maldives, Bhutan and Nepal. But in the last game before the final, Saif Hassan-led Bangladesh suffered their first defeat. Sri ... Read More »

Bangladesh create history securing 14 golds

Dhaka- The Bangladeshi contingent at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games has already created history securing a record haul of gold medals for the country in an edition of the regional games held outside Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s haul was buoyed by the country’s archers, who bagged all six gold medals up for grabs in the discipline on Sunday at Pokhara Stadium, ... Read More »

Bangladesh out of SA Games Football title race

Dhaka – An early goal by midfielder Sunil Bal helped hosts Nepal to eliminate Bangladesh U-23 team from the title race of the South Asian Games Men’s Football on Sunday. Bangladesh conceded a 0-1 goal defeat against Nepal in their fourth and last league match at the Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu. Bal netted the match winner in the 11th ... Read More »

PM wishes ‘grand success’ of Bangabandhu BPL

Dhaka — Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wished for the competition’s ‘grand success’ as she inaugurated the special edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in his hundredth birth anniversary year, on Sunday evening at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. The Bangabandhu BPL will ... Read More »

Kids hurt in Albanian quake meet footballers Ronaldo, Buffon

Tirana, Albania (AP/UNB) — Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy Friday when they met their football idols. Aurel Lala, 7, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped from the balconies of their apartments to escape the collapsing building in Thumane, one of the hardest hit towns in ... Read More »

Fatema secures first gold in fencing for Bangladesh

Dhaka – Fencer Fatema Mujib secured the first gold medal for Bangladesh in women’s sabre individual of fencing discipline in the 13th South Asian Games at Kirtipur Covered Hall in Nepal Capital Kathmandu on Saturday. Bangladeshi weightlifters Mabia Aktar Simanta and Jiarul Islam bagged two gold medals in their respective categories on the same day. Mabia Aktar Simanta clinched the ... Read More »

Grand opening ceremony of Bangabandhu BPL Sunday

Dhaka – The grand opening ceremony of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) will be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday. But, the main event will kick off on December 11 at the same venue with Chattogram Challengers taking on Sylhet Thunder in the opening match. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the seventh and special edition of ... Read More »

SA Games: Bangladeshi archers reach finals in all 10 events

Dhaka – Bangladesh archers brightened their chances to earn more gold medals in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games as they reached the finals of all the 10 events of Archery at Pokhara Stadium in Nepal on Saturday. In the men’s recurve singles, Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana reached the final beating Ashim Sherchan of Nepal by 6-0 set ... Read More »

Victory-Day Hockey: Navy, Army make good start

Dhaka – Bangladesh Navy beat Sonali Bank by 2-0 goals in the opening match of Walton Refrigerator Victory Day Hockey at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Saturday. Divisional Commissioner of Dhaka Mohammad Jainul Bari inaugurated the meet as the chief guest. Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) vice presidents Sajed AA Adel, Zaki Ahmed Ripon, acting general secretary Mohammad Yousuf, ... Read More »

Ardina Ferdous clinches silver in 10-m air pistol shooting

Dhaka – Bangladeshi shooter Ardina Ferdous clinched silver medal scoring 234.6 points in the women’s 10-metre air pistol shooting in the 13th South Asian Games at Satdobato Shooting Range in Nepalese city Lalitpur on Friday. Shri Nivetha Parmanathan of India bagged gold medal scoring 238.4 and Anna Ibtisam of Pakistan bagged bronze medal scoring 214.9 points. Bangladesh women’s shooting team ... Read More »

Bangladeshi archers shine on opening day

Dhaka – Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana finished top scoring 686 in the men’s recurve singles ranking round on the first day of archery discipline of the 13th South Asian Games at Pokhara Stadium in Nepal on Friday. Another Bangladeshi archer Mohammad Tamimul Islam finished 4th scoring 660 in the men’s recurve singles ranking round. Shana will play against ... Read More »

Golfers Farhad, Jakia clinch silver medals for Bangladesh

Dhaka – Bangladeshi Golfer Md Farhad clinched silver medal for Bangladesh in boys individual event on the last day of golf discipline in the 13th South Asian Games at Gokarna Forest Golf Course in Nepalese capital Kathmandu on Friday. Golfer Jakia Sultana clinched silver in girls individual event at the same venue on the day. Besides, Bangladesh Boys’ Golf team ... Read More »

Mohima Akter Mou clinches bronze on the opening day

Dhaka – Bangladeshi fencer Mohima Akter Mou clinched bronze medal in women’s foil individual of fencing discipline in the 13th South Asian Games at Kirtipur Covered Hall in Nepal Capital Kathmandu on Friday. Mou shared the event’s bronze medal with Rama Singh of hosts Nepal. Devi Wangelbam of India clinched gold medal in the women’s foil individual while her compatriot ... Read More »

Weightlifters Sathy, Shakayet clinch silver medals for BD

Dhaka – Bangladeshi weightlifter Rokeya Sultana Sathy clinched silver medal lifting total of 155 kgs in the women’s senior -71 kgs of weightlifting competition of 13th South Asian Games in the Nepalese tourist town  of Pokhara on Friday. Bangladeshi weightlifter Md Shakayet Hossain secured silver medal lifting total of 268 kgs in the men’s senior -89 kgs of weightlifting on ... Read More »

Victory Day Hockey begins on Saturday

Dhaka – The Walton Refrigerator Victory Day Hockey Tournament 2019, organized by Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF), begins on Saturday (December 7) at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here. Six club teams will participate in the tournament. Champions team will receive prize money of Tk 1,00,000, runners-up team will get Tk 50,000, best player and highest scorer will receive Tk 10,000 ... Read More »

BPL opening to be live on giant screens in 7 division cities

Dhaka — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will install giant screens in all seven divisional cities of the country to telecast the opening ceremony of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) live on December 8, confirmed board president Nazmul Hasan Papon on Thursday. The new season of BPL is rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to pay tribute to the birth centenary of the Father ... Read More »

Bangladesh beat hosts Nepal in opener

Dhaka – Bangladesh Men’s Basketball team started their 13th South Asian Games Basketball mission beating hosts Nepal by 67-61 points in the opening match at the Tripureshwor Cover Hall in Kathmandu on Thursday. Bangladesh will play their 2nd match against the Maldives on Friday at 10:45 am at the same venue.UNB Read More »

Lifter Fullpoti Chakma clinches silver on opening day

Dhaka – Bangladeshi Weightlifter Fullpoti Chakma clinched the first silver medal  weightlifting competition of 13th South Asian Games on the opening day of the competition  in Nepalese tourist town  of Pokhara on Thursday. Fullpoti Chakma clinched the silver made in the women’s -55 kgs category.Three other Bangladeshi weightlifters – Shabira Molla, Fayema Akhter and Mostain Bella – clinched bronze medals ... Read More »

Bangladesh Men’s outplay Maldives by 109 runs

Dhaka — Bangladesh Men’s cricket team (U-23) outplayed minnows Maldives in their first game of the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) by 109 runs on Wednesday at Kirtipur, Nepal. Bangladesh batted first after winning the toss and posted a big total of 174 runs in 20 overs for four wickets. Mohammad Naim and Soumya Sarkar added 59 runs ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL: BCB starts selling tickets of opening ceremony

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) started selling tickets for the grand opening ceremony and concert of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier Leauge (BPL) which will be held on December 8 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Sheikh Sohel, the chairman of BPL governing council told media that they have started selling tickets for the opening ceremony and concert for 8000 spectators. But ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka Thursday to stay in race

Dhaka – Bangladesh Men’s U-23 Football team will play Sri Lanka in their 3rd match of the ongoing 13th South Asian Games Football on Thursday (December 5) at the Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu in a must-win situation to stay in the race in the five-nation game football. The match will kick-off at 5:15 pm (Bangladesh Time). Earlier, the gold ... Read More »

Gold-winning athlete Priya hospitalised with head injury

Dhaka – Bangladeshi karateka Marjan Akter Priya, who won the gold medal in the women’s 55-kg weight category of kumite in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games on Tuesday, was hospitalised after suffering a head injury in the team event final of kumite at Karate Hall of Satdobato Sports Complex in Nepal on Wednesday. Priya, who was battling for her ... Read More »

Bangladesh clinches silver medal losing to India 9-16

Dhaka – Bangladesh team finished runners-up to clinch the silver medal in the Men’s Kho Kho competition of the 13th South Asian Games losing to India by 9-16 points in the final at Kritipur in Nepal on Wednesday. Bangladesh smartly reached men’s final eliminating hosts Nepal by 24-23 points in the additional innings as the first two innings of the ... Read More »