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V-Day Taekwondo: Army clinches men’s, women’s senior titles

Dhaka – Bangladesh Army clinched both the men’s and women’s senior titles of the two-day Victory Day Taekwondo Championship that concluded on Monday (December 30) at the National Sports Council Gymnasium in the capital. Sirajganj DSA won the men’s junior title while Adamjee Cantonment College won the women’s junior title of the meet. Harun-ur-Rashid, youth and sports secretary of Bangladesh ... Read More »

Rahmatganj MFS reach semifinal at coffin of Dhaka Abahani

Dhaka – Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society emerged as giant killer to reach the semifinal of the ongoing  TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament at the coffin of defending champions Dhaka Abahani Limited beating them by 4-3 goals in the tie-breaker at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Monday. The nail-biting first quarterfinal match between the two teams was locked in ... Read More »

Victory Day Wrestling Competition begins

Dhaka – The Victory Day Wrestling Competition, organized by Bangladesh Amateur Wrestling Federation, began on Monday (December 30) at Sheikh Russell Rollar Skating Complex in the capital. The first and 2nd round matches of all the 10 weight categories competitions for men’s and women’s were decided on the day (Monday) and the finals of all 20 weight categories competitions will ... Read More »

Tamim, Asif power Platoon to 174 against Royals

Dhaka  – Bangladesh stalwart Tamim Iqbal and Pakistani batsman Asif Ali guided Dhaka Platoon to a challenging total of 174 for 5 in 20 overs in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday. Royals captain, West Indian superstar Andre Russell, won the toss and sent Platoon to bat first. Platoon lost off-form batsman ... Read More »

Dhaka Mohammedan reach semifinal eliminating Ctg Abahani

Dhaka – Dhaka Mohammedan Limited reached semifinal of the ongoing TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament eliminating Chattogram Abahani Limited by 2-0 goals in the second quarterfinal at the floodlit Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Monday. Midfielder Sahed Hossain and Malian forward Souleymane Diabate netted one goal each for the traditional black and white Dhaka Mohammedan. Dhaka Mohammedan will play ... Read More »

K-SPORTS to sponsor Bangabandhu Gold Cup

Dhaka – Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Sunday inked a deal with K-SPORTS, a leading sports marketing company of the country centering the upcoming Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament 2020. The tournament is scheduled to be held from January 15 to 25 at Bangabandhu National Stadium here. The contract signing ceremony was held at BFF house in Motijheel. BFF ... Read More »

V-Day Volleyball: Navy to face PDB on Tuesday

Dhaka – Bangladesh Navy will face Power Development Board (PDB) in the final of Walton Victory Day Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday at the Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here. Bangladesh Air Force will play Bangladesh Army in the third place decider at 12 pm at the same venue. Navy reached final beating Army by 3-2 sets (25-24, 25-18, 22-25, ... Read More »

Mahmudullah under fitness cloud

Dhaka — Chattogram Challengers all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad, currently out nursing a hamstring injury, is increasingly uncertain about making his comeback in the current Dhaka phase of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), or even the next one in Sylhet. The Challengers will play their next game on December 31 against Cumilla Warriors. Challengers’ English coach Paul Nixon on Sunday said ... Read More »

‘Ip Man 4’ leads Chinese mainland box office

Beijing, Xinhua/UNB, Dec 29 – ‘Ip Man 4,’ the latest instalment in the Chinese martial arts film franchise ‘Ip Man’ based on the life of a legendary Wing Chun master, led the Chinese mainland box office Saturday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Sunday. Read More »

JaPa picks Saifuddin, Kamrul for DSCC, DNCC mayoral polls

Jatiya Party nominated Haji Saifuddin Ahmed Milan and Brig General (retd) Kamrul Islam as its mayoral candidates for the elections to Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) respectively. The party finalised its candidates for the two city polls at a meeting at Jatiya Party Chairman’s Banani office. Earlier in the day, Awami League picked ... Read More »

AL committed ‘treason’ through ‘vote robbery’: Oikyafront

Jatiya Oikyafront senior leaders on Sunday accused the ruling Awami League of committing an act of ‘treason’ by indulging in ‘vote robbery’ on December 29, the night before the 11th parliamentary election last year. Speaking at a demonstration programme, they urged the ruling party to take steps for holding a fresh election annulling the December-30 one to establish a representative ... Read More »