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Mujib Borsho Cup Amateur Golf inaugurated

Dhaka – The Mujib Borsho Cup Amateur Golf Tournament 2020, organised by Bangladesh Golf  Federation (BGF), was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Kurmitola Golf Course here. State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Hasan Russell MP inaugurated the meet as chief guest. The country’s amateur international golf tournament is scheduled to be held from January 8 to 11. BGF President ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Palestine in opener on Jan 15

Dhaka  – Hosts Bangladesh will play defending champions Palestine in the opening match of the six-nation Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament on January 15 at 5:pm at the country’s premier sports venue—Bangabandhu National Stadium here. The 6th edition of the eleven-day Bangabandhu Gold Cup Football, being jointly organised by Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) and K-SPORTS, scheduled for January 15-25. ... Read More »

Challengers reclaim top place removing Royals

Dhaka — Riding on the fourth fifty of the season by Imrul Kayes, Chattogram Challengers beat Rajshahi Royals in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday to reclaim the top place of the points table. It was the eighth win of the Challengers in 11 matches of the event while the Royals suffered ... Read More »

Shakib, Shana, Jamal for ‘Best Player of the Year’ award

Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA) nominated cricket all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, archer Ruman Shana and national football team captain Jamal Bhuiyan for the KOOL-BSPA Best Player of the Year- 2019 award. All three-star athletes — Shakib, Ruman, and Jamal – were also nominated for the KOOL-BSPA Popular Choice 2019 award along with South Asian Games gold medalists karate player Marzan ... Read More »

Mumbai Chess: Farad Rahman narrowly misses GM norm

Dhaka – Bangladeshi IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman narrowly missed his first GM norm only for half point as he settled for a draw with Indonesian IM Taher Yoseph Theolifus in the 9th and last round match of the EKA IIFL Investment Managers 5th International Grand Master Chess Tournament in the Indian city of Mumbai on Tuesday. IM Fahad Rahman, who ... Read More »

Lukaku double keeps Inter top

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Inter Milan held on to top spot in Serie A on Monday with a 3-1 win over Napoli to keep the pressure on Juventus who earlier swept past Cagliari with Cristiano Ronaldo netting his first hat-trick in the Italian top flight. Read More »

2020: a year full of danger

By Farhana Haque Rahman Rome, Jan 6 2020 (IPS) – Let’s face what lies ahead with open eyes: 2020 is going to be a very tough year for the world, and developing countries in particular. The infant decade has already begun with the harbingers of climate disaster as thousands fled to beaches in Australia from raging bush fires, and the ... Read More »

Trump threatens war crimes against Iran

Laws of War Prohibit Deliberate Attacks on Cultural Property: HRW Washington – United States president Donald Trump’s public threat to attack Iranian sites of cultural importance would be war crimes if carried out, Human Rights Watch said today. The US government should immediately clarify that the US will at all times comply with the laws of war. Amid escalating US-Iran ... Read More »