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DRU Media Football: Eight teams reach 2nd round

Dhaka – Eight teams have reached to the 2nd round of the Walton Smart Fridge-Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) six-a-side Media Cup Football Tournament after winning their first round matches at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Monday. The teams are: Ekattor TV, Radio Today, Bangla Vision, GTV, New Age, Khola Kagoj, Ittefaq and New Nation. ... Read More »

Coronavirus: BCB halts Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League

Dhaka  — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday halted the second round matches of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League till March 31 over coronavirus outbreak. The decision was taken following a direction of Ministry of Youth and Sports to halt all the ongoing sports event of Bangladesh, said a media release from BCB. The board will take further decision ... Read More »

Dhaka Mohammedan SC goes to polls on April 18

Dhaka – The long-awaited election of traditional fan-based Dhaka Mohammedan SC will be held on April 18 this year. The decision was taken at a board of directors meeting of the club held at club tent in Motijheel Sunday night. Director of Dhaka Mohammedan SC and former badminton star Quamrun Nahar Dana said, “Our club election will held on April ... Read More »

All sporting events brought to halt on ministry’s directive

The State Minister for Youth and Sports M Zahid Ahsan Russell MP directed all the National Sports Federations, Associations and concerned authorities to immediately halt all ongoing and scheduled upcoming  sporting events, both domestic and international, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. . He gave the directive while addressing a meeting to review the progress and implementation of different sports ... Read More »

Premier Cricket: Mohammedan concede defeat to Shinepukur

Dhaka — Mohammedan Sporting Club lost their first game of Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League to Shinepukur Cricket Club by five wickets at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Monday, before the league is halted by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) later on the day to tackle coronavirus. BCB said in a press release sent on Monday evening ... Read More »

N.America box office near 20-year low

Under the shadow of the coronavirus outbreak, the North American box office had its lowest weekend ticket sales in two decades as viewers stayed home and some theaters limited their capacities to ensure patrons could sit near empty seats, industry watchers said. Read More »