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BD Women’s Hockey team make first training in Singapore

Dhaka -Bangladesh Women’s Juniors Hockey team made their first training session at the Premier Pitch in Balestier Road, Singapore on Thursday ahead of the Women’s Juniors (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers beginning on September 9 in the city-state. Assistant Coach of Bangladesh team Shahidullah Titu said, “Girls are fully fit and they made their practice session on Thursday with physical ... Read More »

Hockey players Association wishes Women’s Hockey team good luck

Dhaka – Bangladesh Hockey Players Welfare Association wished Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team a good luck over their maiden participation in the Women’s Junior (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers scheduled to be held from September 9–15 in Singapore. Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team will leave Dhaka for Singapore on Wednesday morning at 8:20am. The leaders of Hockey players Welfare Association came up with ... Read More »

Bangladesh Navy emerge champions bagging 19 gold medals

Dhaka, Aug 31 (UNB)- Bangladesh Navy have emerged as champions in the Trust Bank 15th National Summer Athletics Competition 2019 bagging 19 gold, 15 silver and 12 bronze medals. The 2-day long meet, organised by Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF), ended at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Saturday. Bangladesh Army became runners-up claiming 14 gold, 17 silver and 10 bronze medals ... Read More »

Long-distance Swim: Romana, Faisal of BD finish runners-up

Dhaka – Bangladeshi swimmers Romana Aktar and Faisal Ahmed of the Army, finished as runners-up in their respective events of the 76th World Long Distance Swimming Competition at the River Bhagirathi in Murshidabad District of West Bengal, India on Sunday. Romana and Faisal were competing in the 19-kilometer distance swimming event for women and men respectively. In the women’s event, ... Read More »

BD to warm up for qualifier playing Indian team

Dhaka – Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team will play some six preparatory matches against the touring Sports Authority of India (SAI) team in the 3rd and 4th week of this month, ahead of their maiden Women’s Junior Asia Cup Hockey Qualifiers beginning in Singapore on September 9. Read More »

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 »