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Pakistan T20 series: Mahedi, Shanto ready to prove their worth

Dhaka — Mahedi Hasan and Najmul Hossain Shanto are eager to prove their mettle in the upcoming T20 International series against Pakistan starting from January 24. Mahmudullah Riyad will lead the Bangladesh side in the upcoming T20I series. Bangladesh team will fly for Pakistan on January 23 to play a three-match T20 series in Lahore on January 24, 25 and ... Read More »

Rain halts play as Bangladesh start campaign

Dhaka — Bangladesh started their ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign on Sunday taking on Zimbabwe at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom in South Africa. However, rain halted the game after 28.1 overs. Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first. Zimbabwe managed a good start scoring 68 in 11 overs for two wickets. But they lost some more wickets in the ... Read More »

BFF sign 3-year MoU with AIUB for developing booters’ educational skills

Dhaka – Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) signed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the country’s prominent private university American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) for developing booters’ educational skills. Under the three years contracts, the AIUB will provide all educational facilities for both the male and female footballers in the senior and age-level teams. BFF President Kazi Md Salahuddin and ... Read More »

Nat’l Athletics: Navy emerge champions, Army runners-up

Dhaka, Jan 18 (UNB) – Bangladesh Navy emerged champions in the 43rd National Athletics Championship’2020 securing a total of 47 medals — 21 gold, 18 silver and 8 bronze — on the third and last day at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Saturday. Bangladesh Army finished runners-up securing 42 medals – 14 gold, 14 silver and 14 bronze ... Read More »

Khulna Tigers beat Warriors to return to winning streak

Dhaka – After losing two games in a row, Khulna Tigers poste their sixth win in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) beating Cumilla Warriors by 34 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. With this win, Khulna Tigers amassed 12 points with two matches to play while Warriors collected 10 points with one match to go. Replying ... Read More »

Samrat Sikder dominates in individual event

Dhaka – Bangladeshi golfer Mohammad Samrat Sikder topped the list in the individual event of the Mujib Borsho Cup Amateur Golf Tournament 2020 scoring two under par 70 after the first round matches at the Kurmitola Golf Course here on Wednesday. Another Bangladeshi golfer Mohammad Farhad was in the 2nd slot scoring equal par 72 while Mohammad Liton Mondal of ... Read More »

Police Cricket: Sherpur, Mymensingh win

Sherpur – Hosts Sherpur and Mymensingh District Police teams won their respective matches in the Mymensingh Police Range Cricket Tournament beating their rivals at local Police Lines ground on Wednesday. Sherpur District Police team beat Jamalpur District Police team by five wickets while Mymenisingh Police team again beat Jamalpur District team by 43 runs. Sent into bat first, Jamalpur scored ... Read More »

National Tchoukball: Chattogram District emerge champions

Dhaka – Chattogram District team clinched the 4th National Tchoukball Championship title beating Chapainawabganj District team by 46-33 goals in the final at the Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Wednesday. Jashore District team finished 3rd in the meet beating Rajshahi District by 53-41 goals in a place deciding match on the day. Bangladesh Tchoukball Association ... Read More »

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 »

Ottis Gibson maintaining close touch with BCB

Dhaka — Former West Indian cricketer and coach Ottis Gibson is maintaining close touch   with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to fill the vacant place of Bangladesh National team’s bowling coach. Bangladesh’s last bowling coach and former South African cricketer Charl Langeveldt left Bangladesh recently to take the responsibility of his home country. Gibson is now in Bangladesh and working ... Read More »

Two Bangladeshi umpires will conduct ICC U-19 World Cup matches

Dhaka —Two Bangladeshi umpires— Sharfuddowla Ibne Shahid Saikat and Masudur Rahman Mukul—brought themselves to a new height as they for the first time got the direct match allocations in the upcoming ICC Under-19 World Cup in South Africa this month. The media department of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday evening confirmed that Sharfuddowla Ibne Shahid Saikat and Masudur Rahman ... Read More »

National football captain Jamal Bhuiyan tied the knot

Dhaka – Jamal Bhuiyan, the captain of Bangladesh National Football team and the skipper of the Premier Division Football Club Saif Sporting Club got married in Denmark recently. He tied the knot in the Danish capital Copenhagen at the Golden Palace CPH, a venue for wedding ceremonies. Saif Sporting Club Limited congratulated Jamal in its official Facebook page and shared ... Read More »

BFF accords reception to Harun-ur- Rashid

Dhaka – Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) accorded a warm reception to its executive committee member Harun-ur-Rashid after being elected as Youth and Sports Secretary of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League for second term. Harun-ur-Rashid is also acted as the chairman of Dhaka Metropolis Football League Committee (DMFLC). BFF member and Pioneer Football League Committee Chairman Shawkat Ali Khan Jahangir and ... Read More »

Taekwondo Fed to accord reception to SA Games medalists

Dhaka – Bangladesh Taekwondo Federation will accord its South Asian Games medalists at the gymnasium of the National Sports Council’s (NSC) old building  here on Tuesday. State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Hasan Russell MP will present as chief guest on the occasion while Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports M Akhter Hossain, NSC Secretary Md Masud ... Read More »

Bashundhara Kings emerge as new champions

Dhaka – Star-studded Bashundhara Kings emerged as the new champions in the Federation Cup Football Tournament, the season’s curtain raiser soccer meet, beating first-time finalist Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society 2-1 goals in the final of the TVS 31st Federation Cup  2019 in front of a capacity crowd at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Sunday. Bashundhara Kings emerged as the ... Read More »

Local players need to do well for Warriors: Soumya Sarkar

Dhaka – Cumilla Warriors batsman Soumya Sarkar has sought good performance from local cricketers to book a place in playoffs of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Warriors played nine matches so far and won only four. With eight points, they are now at number five in the points table and needed at least four more points to qualify ... Read More »

Roll of Honor of Federation Cup Football

Dhaka – Roll of Honour of the Federation Cup Football Tournament that concluded on Sunday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here with Bashundhara Kings emerging as new champions: Roll of Honor of Federation Cup Football Years Champions –   Runners-up 1980 Dhaka Mohammedan – Brothers Union 1981 Dhaka Mohammedan – Dhaka Abahani Ltd 1982 Dhaka Abahani Ltd –   Dhaka Mohammedan ... Read More »

IM Fahad Rahman shares top slot with four others

Dhaka– Bangladeshi International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman shares the top slot with four other players in the EKA IIFL Investment Managers 5th International Grandmaster Chess Tournament securing 5 points after the 6th round matches held in the Indian city of Mumbai on Saturday. Bangladeshi Grand Master Ziaur Rahman is sharing 2nd position along with other 14 players collecting 4.5 points ... Read More »

Labuschagne double ton lifts Australia to 454 all out vs NZ

Sydney (AP/UNB) — Marnus Labuschagne’s stellar summer reached a new peak with his maiden double century as Australia was bowled out for 454 on the second day of the third test against New Zealand at Sydney Cricket Ground. Labuschagne scored 215 off 363 balls, with 19 boundaries and a six, before his epic innings was ended caught and bowled by ... Read More »

Chattogram book a playoff berth beating Khulna

Dhaka — As the first team of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL), Chattogram Challengers booked a place in the playoff beating Khulna Tigers by six wickets at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. It was the seventh win for the Challengers in 10 games while Khulna Tigers suffered their fourth defeat in nine games. Replying Khulna Tigers’ moderate ... Read More »

Bangladesh put in Group A with Palestine, Sri Lanka

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh have been placed in tough Group A of the six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament along with event’s top seed and defending champions Palestine and Sri Lanka. Three African nations — Burundi, Mauritius and Seychelles – are in Group B of the country’s prestigious 11-day international soccer meet beginning on January 15 at the premier ... Read More »

Fed Cup: Kings face Rahmatganj in final Sunday for maiden title

Dhaka – Bashundhara Kings will play Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society in the final of the TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament’2020, both keeping the birds eyes on the maiden title. The final match will kick-off at 4 pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here. Star-studded Bashundhara Kings reached final eliminating newcomer Bangladesh Police Football Club by 3-0 goals in the ... Read More »

Mumbai GM Chess: IM Fahad sharing 2nd slot after round 5

Dhaka – Bangladeshi International Master (IM) Mohammad Fahad Rahman is sharing the second slot along with 12 players earning 4 points each after the 5th round matches of the EKA IIFL Investment Managers 5th International Grand Master Chess Tournament held in the Indian city of Mumbai on Friday. Grand Master (GM) Ziaur Rahman is sharing the third slot along with ... Read More »

Islami Bank signs Customer Benefit Agreement with Biman BD Airlines

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) signed a ‘Customer Benefit Agreement’ with Biman Bangladesh Airlines on 2 January 2020, Thursday at Hotel Le Meridien. Md. Mokabbir Hossain, Additional Secretary of the government and also the Managing Director & CEO of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director of Islami Bank handed over the agreement on behalf of respective ... Read More »