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Bangladesh Basketball team to fly for Singapore on Friday

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Basketball team will fly for Singapore on Friday (October 18) to play some preparatory matches with Singapore National team as well as to participate in training session under an experience coach there. Bangladesh team will tour Singapore as part of their preparation for the ensuing 13th South Asian Games scheduled to be held in Nepal during ... Read More »

Both Bangladeshi players lose their first matches

Dhaka – Both the Bangladeshi players lost their first round matches in the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships in Delhi on Tuesday. Swarnavo Choudhury of Bangladesh lost to FM Dobrovoljc Vid of Slovenia while WFM Noshin Anjum lost to WIM Aakanksha Hagawane of India in the first round games of the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships-2019, Open & Girls sections. ... Read More »

JPC Table Tennis: Syed Mamun of BSS clinches singles title

Dhaka – Syed Mamun of BSS clinched table tennis singles title of the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) sports festival, arranged on the occasion of the club’s 65th Founding Anniversary at the club premises on Monday. Tariqul Islam Masum of Channel i finished runner-up while SK Enamul Haque of Daily Star became 3rd in the singles event. Earlier, Secretary General of ... Read More »

Special chess for visually impaired begins on Monday

Dhaka- Special Chess Competition for visually impaired people orgnised by Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) and sponsored by Walton Group will start at the BCF hall-room on Monday. Some 55 visually impaired players are going to take part in the open section while 23 women chess players from different districts, universities and colleges of Dhaka will also participate in the competitionExecutive ... Read More »

NBA postpones Shanghai media sessions amid China rift

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the league and Chinese officials continued in ways that clearly suggested the two planned games in Shanghai and Shenzhen were anything but guaranteed. Read More »

Chinese state TV suspends 2 NBA preseason game broadcasts

TOKYO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China’s state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason games in that country later this week. Silver, speaking Tuesday at a news conference in Tokyo before a ... Read More »

Siddikur finishes 5th with three other golfers

Dhaka  –Bangladesh’s premier golfer Siddikur Rahman finished tied for 5th with three others players in the Mercuries Taiwan Masters carding total four-under par (70+71+68+75) 284 after the 4th and final round of the meet at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club on Sunday. Two-time Asian Tour title winner Siddikur, who shared 4th place jointly with Viraj Madappa of India carding ... Read More »

Taiwan Masters Golf: Siddikur advances to 4th slot after round 3

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s premier golfer Siddikur Rahman advanced to the 4th slot jointly with Viraj Madappa of India carding total seven-under par (70, 71, 68) 209 after the 3rd round matches of the $9,00,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club on Saturday. The two-time Asian Tour winner Siddikur Rahman carded with five birdies against one bogey ... Read More »

Premier Kabaddi: Army, Navy, Air Force win

Dhaka – Three services teams—Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, and Bangladesh Air Force -–won their respective matches in the 16th Premier Division Kabaddi League at the Kabaddi Stadium here on Saturday. Bangladesh Army beat Dhaka Wanderers Club by 48-23 points, Bangladesh Navy outplayed Fire Service by 28-17 points while Bangladesh Air Force defeated Azad Sporting Club by 39-24 points.UNB Read More »

Archery: Ansar accord reception to archer Ruman Shana

Dhaka – Bangladesh Ansar and VDP accorded a reception to the country’s celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana at the Ansars headquarters in Khilgaon area in the city on Monday for his brilliant performance in the Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3) in the Philippines on Sept 13. Director-General of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Major General Kazi Sharif Kaikobad greeted Shana ... Read More »

Women’s Chess: Six player sharing top slot

Dhaka – Six players shared the top slot in the Marcel Refrigerator 39th National Women Chess Championship securing full three points after the 3rd round matches held at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Saturday. The leaders are: defending women’s champion WIM Rani Hamid of Bangladesh Ansar& VDP, WIM Sharmin Sultana Shirin, WCM Sharmin Samiha Simmi, Jannatul Ferdous, Afrin Jahan ... Read More »

Women’s Chess: Six player sharing top slot

Dhaka – Six players shared the top slot in the Marcel Refrigerator 39th National Women Chess Championship securing full three points after the 3rd round matches held at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Saturday. The leaders are: defending women’s champion WIM Rani Hamid of Bangladesh Ansar& VDP, WIM Sharmin Sultana Shirin, WCM Sharmin Samiha Simmi, Jannatul Ferdous, Afrin Jahan ... Read More »

South Sudan to form national rugby team

Juba (Xinhua/UNB) — A group of rugby enthusiasts in South Sudan have embarked on a mission to train young people on how to play the game in a bid to build the country’s first national rugby team. Emmanuel Lopia, Secretary-General of the South Sudan Rugby Union, a body yet to be officially registered by the South Sudanese government, said they ... Read More »

Bangladesh Archery team warmly received at airport Monday

Dhaka- Bangladesh Archery team accorded warm reception soon after their arrival at the Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport in Dhaka Monday noon after performing a brilliant show in the just concluded Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3) in the Clark City of the Philippines. Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana clinched gold medal in the recurve men’s singles of the ... Read More »

Shana wins gold medal in recurve men’s singles

Dhaka – Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana clinched the first-ever gold medal in ther ecurve men’s singles of the Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3) beating Shi Zhenqi of China by 7-3 set points in the final at Clark City of the Philippines on Friday. This is the 3rdindividual international gold medal for meritorious archer Ruman Shana, who earlier ... Read More »

Ruman Shana reaches recurve men’s singles final

Dhaka, Sept 11  –Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Rumon Shana advanced to the recurve men’s singles final of the Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament beating Ta La of China by 6-4 set points in the semifinal in the Clark city of Philippines on Wednesday. Ruman Shana will play final against Shi Zhengi of China on Friday (Sept 13) at 12:25 pm ... Read More »

Shana clinches silver in qualification round

Dhaka – Bangladeshi archer Mohammad Ruman Shana clinched silver in the qualification round of men’s Recurve singles at the ongoing Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3) at the Clark City in Philippines on Tuesday. Shana scored 671 to finish 2nd in the qualifiers among 38 archers and reached the round 16 of eliminators. Among others, Tamimul Islam scored 644 to ... Read More »

BD woman hockey team record first victory in int’l match

Dhaka  – Bangladesh Women’s Juniors Hockey team registered their first win in an international match on Tuesday when they beat Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in Singapore. The teams faced each other in the six-nation Women’s Juniors (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers. Ritu Khanom opened the score for Bangladesh in the 27th minute scoring from a penalty corner. Tarin Khushi doubled ... Read More »