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Rating Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman dominant after 8th round

Dhaka – GM Ziaur Rahman of Saif Sporting Club dominated in the Walton Air Conditioner International Rating Chess Tournament 2019 securing 7.5 points after 8th round matches held at Bangladesh Chess Federation Hall Room on Wednesday. Three players are sharing 2nd slot with 6.5 points each. They are: IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin and CM Md. Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy ... Read More »

Rating Chess: Three players share top slot

Dhaka – Three players shared the top slot in the Walton Air Conditioner International Rating Chess Tournament on Monday securing full four points from four matches at the Bangladesh Chess Federation hall room. The leaders are: FM Mehdi Hasan Parag of Golden Sporting Club, CM Md Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy and Kazi Taherul Islam of Learning Chess Club. Another ... Read More »

Wimbledon champ Halep up to No. 4, Serena No. 9; Gauff 141st

Wimbledon (AP/UNB) – Simona Halep’s Wimbledon championship has lifted her from No. 7 to No. 4 in the WTA rankings, and runner-up Serena Williams moved up to No. 9, her best placing since returning to the tour last season after having a baby. Coco Gauff’s magical run from a wild-card entry in qualifying all the way to the fourth round ... Read More »

Djokovic tops Federer in historic final for 5th at Wimbledon

England, July 15 (AP/UNB) — For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final. In the end, it was Djokovic who emerged victorious, coming back to edge Federer 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, ... Read More »

Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title

Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon 2019 women’s singles Simona Halep won her first Wimbledon title and crushed Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam success with a devastating 56-minute display of athleticism. The Romanian won 6-2 6-2 in front of an incredulous Centre Court, running after everything the American threw at her. “It was ... Read More »

BD swimmers to compete in FINA World Champs in South Korea

Dhaka – A five-member swimming team comprising of three swimmers and two officials will represent Bangladesh in the 18th FINA World Championship scheduled to be held in Gwangju of South Korea from July 12-28. Of the five member team, two officials -M Abdul Hamid (Team Official) and Tapan Chanda (Congress representative) are due to leave Dhaka for Korea on Wednesday ... Read More »

Olympics Test Event: Ruman Shana to fly for Tokyo Wednesday

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s premier archer Mohammad Ruman Shana will fly for Tokyo early Wednesday to participate in Tokyo 2020 Olympics Test Event which is scheduled to be held at Yumenoshima Park Archery Field in Tokyo from July 12-18. The German Coach of Bangladesh Archery team Martin Frederick who is now in Germany will also join Ruman Shana in Tokyo. Convener ... Read More »

Dhaka Mariner Youngs’ maintain all-win record

Dhaka – Dhaka Mariner Youngs’ Club maintained their all win record in the Cute Women’s Handball League beating Viqarunnisa Noon Sports Club 37-26 goals at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Monday. They dominated the first half by 21-14 goals.Bhabna scored 17 goals for the winners while Rubina and Misti netted eight goals each for ... Read More »

Asian Jr Chess: Noshin Anjum beats Revita Samantha Glo

Dhaka – Bangladeshi WCM Noshin Anjum beat WFM Revita Samantha Glo of Philippines and drew with Derotas Vic Glysen of Philippines in the 7th and 8th round girls group matches of the Asian Junior Chess Championships at Solo in Indonesia on Sunday.   After the day’s 7th and 8th round matches, Noshin earned 4 points out of 8 games.UNB Read More »

Women’s Handball: Viqarunnisa Noon SC outplay Jamalpur SA 39-19

Dhaka – Viqarunnisa Noon Sports Club crushed Jamalpur Sports Academy by 39-19 goals in the Cute Women’s Handball League at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Thursday. They led the first half by 21-8 goals. Earlier in the day’s first match, RN Sports Home beat Quantum Foundation by 28-13 goals after dominating the first half ... Read More »

Women’s Handball: Arambagh KS upset Viqarunnisa Noon 35-15 goals

Dhaka -Arambagh Krira Sangha upset Viqarunnisa Noon Sports Club by 35-15 goals in the Cute Women’s Handball League at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Sunday. They dominated the first half by 16-9 goals. In the day’s other match, RN Sports Home crushed Gafur Baluch Smriti Sangsad by 36-0 goals after leading the first half ... Read More »

Women’s Handball: Mariner Youngs’ off to flying start

Dhaka – Dhaka Mariner Youngs’ Club got off to a flying start in the Cute Women’s Handball League’2019 outplaying Dilkusha Sporting Club by 38-19 goals in the opening match at Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium on Saturday. The winners clearly dominated the first half by 21-4 goals. In other matches of the day, Viqarunnisa Noon Sports Club ... Read More »