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SA Games Cricket: Bangladesh suffer first defeat to Sri Lanka

Dhaka — Bangladesh Men’s cricket team (U-23) suffered their first defeat against Sri Lanka (U-23) in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) on Sunday in Nepal. Before heading to this game, Bangladesh won three consecutive games respectively against Maldives, Bhutan and Nepal. But in the last game before the final, Saif Hassan-led Bangladesh suffered their first defeat. Sri ... Read More »

Bangladesh create history securing 14 golds

Dhaka- The Bangladeshi contingent at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games has already created history securing a record haul of gold medals for the country in an edition of the regional games held outside Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s haul was buoyed by the country’s archers, who bagged all six gold medals up for grabs in the discipline on Sunday at Pokhara Stadium, ... Read More »

Bangladesh out of SA Games Football title race

Dhaka – An early goal by midfielder Sunil Bal helped hosts Nepal to eliminate Bangladesh U-23 team from the title race of the South Asian Games Men’s Football on Sunday. Bangladesh conceded a 0-1 goal defeat against Nepal in their fourth and last league match at the Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu. Bal netted the match winner in the 11th ... Read More »

Fatema secures first gold in fencing for Bangladesh

Dhaka – Fencer Fatema Mujib secured the first gold medal for Bangladesh in women’s sabre individual of fencing discipline in the 13th South Asian Games at Kirtipur Covered Hall in Nepal Capital Kathmandu on Saturday. Bangladeshi weightlifters Mabia Aktar Simanta and Jiarul Islam bagged two gold medals in their respective categories on the same day. Mabia Aktar Simanta clinched the ... Read More »

SA Games: Bangladeshi archers reach finals in all 10 events

Dhaka – Bangladesh archers brightened their chances to earn more gold medals in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games as they reached the finals of all the 10 events of Archery at Pokhara Stadium in Nepal on Saturday. In the men’s recurve singles, Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana reached the final beating Ashim Sherchan of Nepal by 6-0 set ... Read More »

Ardina Ferdous clinches silver in 10-m air pistol shooting

Dhaka – Bangladeshi shooter Ardina Ferdous clinched silver medal scoring 234.6 points in the women’s 10-metre air pistol shooting in the 13th South Asian Games at Satdobato Shooting Range in Nepalese city Lalitpur on Friday. Shri Nivetha Parmanathan of India bagged gold medal scoring 238.4 and Anna Ibtisam of Pakistan bagged bronze medal scoring 214.9 points. Bangladesh women’s shooting team ... Read More »

Weightlifters Sathy, Shakayet clinch silver medals for BD

Dhaka – Bangladeshi weightlifter Rokeya Sultana Sathy clinched silver medal lifting total of 155 kgs in the women’s senior -71 kgs of weightlifting competition of 13th South Asian Games in the Nepalese tourist town  of Pokhara on Friday. Bangladeshi weightlifter Md Shakayet Hossain secured silver medal lifting total of 268 kgs in the men’s senior -89 kgs of weightlifting on ... Read More »

Bangladesh beat hosts Nepal in opener

Dhaka – Bangladesh Men’s Basketball team started their 13th South Asian Games Basketball mission beating hosts Nepal by 67-61 points in the opening match at the Tripureshwor Cover Hall in Kathmandu on Thursday. Bangladesh will play their 2nd match against the Maldives on Friday at 10:45 am at the same venue.UNB Read More »

Lifter Fullpoti Chakma clinches silver on opening day

Dhaka – Bangladeshi Weightlifter Fullpoti Chakma clinched the first silver medal  weightlifting competition of 13th South Asian Games on the opening day of the competition  in Nepalese tourist town  of Pokhara on Thursday. Fullpoti Chakma clinched the silver made in the women’s -55 kgs category.Three other Bangladeshi weightlifters – Shabira Molla, Fayema Akhter and Mostain Bella – clinched bronze medals ... Read More »

Bangladesh Men’s outplay Maldives by 109 runs

Dhaka — Bangladesh Men’s cricket team (U-23) outplayed minnows Maldives in their first game of the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) by 109 runs on Wednesday at Kirtipur, Nepal. Bangladesh batted first after winning the toss and posted a big total of 174 runs in 20 overs for four wickets. Mohammad Naim and Soumya Sarkar added 59 runs ... Read More »

Gold-winning athlete Priya hospitalised with head injury

Dhaka – Bangladeshi karateka Marjan Akter Priya, who won the gold medal in the women’s 55-kg weight category of kumite in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games on Tuesday, was hospitalised after suffering a head injury in the team event final of kumite at Karate Hall of Satdobato Sports Complex in Nepal on Wednesday. Priya, who was battling for her ... Read More »

Bangladesh clinches silver medal losing to India 9-16

Dhaka – Bangladesh team finished runners-up to clinch the silver medal in the Men’s Kho Kho competition of the 13th South Asian Games losing to India by 9-16 points in the final at Kritipur in Nepal on Wednesday. Bangladesh smartly reached men’s final eliminating hosts Nepal by 24-23 points in the additional innings as the first two innings of the ... Read More »

Athletes bring three more gold medals for Bangladesh

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s athletes clinched three more gold medals in kumite events of karate of the 13th South Asia Games on the 3rd day of the 10-day seven-nation regional meet at the Karate Hall of Satdobato Sports Complex in Lalitpur, Nepal on Tuesday. After Dipu Chakma’s first gold medal for Bangladesh in Taekwondo on Monday, three Bangladeshi Karatekas Mohammad Al ... Read More »

Bangladesh beaten handily by Sri Lanka in fight for bronze

Dhaka – Bangladesh finished outside of the medals in the men’s volleyball competition of the 13th South Asian Games, after being beaten comfortably by Sri Lanka in the playoff for bronze at Tripureshwor Covered Hall in Kathmandu on Monday. Fierce rivals India and Pakistan will play in the competition’s final on Tuesday (December 3) to decide gold and silver. Earlier, ... Read More »

Bangladesh clinches one-gold, 12 bronze medals on Monday

Dhaka – Bangladesh clinched one gold and twelve bronze medals on the 2nd day of the 13th South Asian Games from two disciplines of sports –Taekwondo and Karate– held at Satdobata Sports Complex in Nepal till 9:15 pm on Monday. Rangamati-born Dipu Chakma won the first gold medal for Bangladesh in men’s individual Poomsae (above 29 years age group) Taekwondo ... Read More »

Bangladesh to compete in both men’s and women’s cricket

Dhaka -A 15-member Bangladesh Men’s Cricket team will leave Dhaka for Nepal on December 1 to participate in the 13th South Asian (SA) Games Cricket beginning on December 3 in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. The 13th edition of the 7-nation South Asian Games, the biggest sports carnival of the region, will be held in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and in ... Read More »

BCB announces women’s squad for SA Games

Dhaka- Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member Bangladesh women’s cricket squad for the 13th South Asian (SA) Games scheduled to be held from December 1 to 10 in Nepal. Bangladesh women’s T20 captain Salma Khatun will lead the squad. Bangladesh have been placed in the three-team Group B along with Pakistan and Maldives while the four-team Group A comprises ... Read More »