BOA unveils Youth Games logo

October 30, 2017

The Bangladesh Olympic Association unveiled the logo and mascot of the maiden Bangladesh Youth Games 2018 in a colourful ceremony at the Kurmitola Golf Club on Sunday.
The meet is scheduled to get underway on December 18 across the country.
The logo contained a torch carried by an athlete while Read more

Shooters denied permission for Aussie meet

October 28, 2017

The Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation was forced to cancel national team’s Australia tour for Commonwealth and Oceania Shooting Federation Championships as the local authorities refused to allow them carrying weapons, officials said on Friday. The competition is scheduled from October 30 to November 7 in Gold Coast, the host city of next year’s 21st edition of Read more

English-born Junaina rules the pool

October 24, 2017

English-born Bangladeshi swimmer Junaina Ahmed continued her supremacy in the pool when she won five more gold medals on the second day of the 32nd National Age-group Swimming Championship at Mirpur on Monday. Junaina, who is representing Gopalganj Swimming Club in the championship, won gold medals in 100m and 400m freestyle and 200m individual medley Read more

BSPA awards defender Shitul

October 23, 2017

Bangladesh Sports Press Association on Sunday awarded defender Farhad Ahmed Shitul as the best Bangladeshi player in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey for his consistent show in sixth place finish for the home side. BSPA president Mostafa Mamun handed over the award to Shitul during the third-place deciding match between Pakistan and South Korea while Asian Hockey Federation Read more

India overpower Paks en route to final

October 22, 2017

India secured the berth in the 10th edition of Men’s Asia Cup hockey final after a comprehensive 4-0 win over arch-rivals Pakistan in their last Super-Four match at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. This was their second win over Pakistan in the tournament after they crushed the bitter foes 3-0 in the group phase. The win ensured India’s eight Asia Cup Read more

Japan loss leaves hosts content with 6th place

October 21, 2017

Bangladesh had to remain content with a sixth-place finish in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey after suffering a 0-4 defeat against Japan in the fifth-position deciding match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Friday. Bangladesh had to play the match in less than 24-hour after their fifth-sixth position play-off match against China, where the home side Read more

Korea join Malaysia in Super-Four

October 17, 2017

Title aspirants Malaysia kept their hundred per cent winning record in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey when they beat Oman 7-1 in their final Pool B match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Monday.
Defending champions South Korea joined them Super-Four from the group thrashing China 4-1 in the day’s second match under floodlights at the same venue. Read more

B’desh’s last chance for redemption

October 15, 2017

After two heavy defeats against giants India and Pakistan, Bangladesh will get their last chance for redemption in the Asia Cup hockey when they will face Japan in their final Pool A match today.
The match will kick-off at 3:00 pm at the Moulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium.
Pakistan and India both netted seven goals each agains Read more

Clueless hosts suffer another big defeat

October 14, 2017

After a 7-0 drubbing against Pakistan in their opening match, Bangladesh displayed another poor show in the Asia Cup Hockey to suffer a defeat by an identical margin, this time at the hands India, in Dhaka on Friday.
In the other Pool A match at the Moulana Bhasani National Stadium, Japan held Pakistan for a 2-2 draw.
India, the top-ranked side in the tournament and two-time Read more

Hosts suffer before crunch game

October 13, 2017

Bangladesh national hockey team, still smarting from 0-7 defeat in their Asia Cup opening match against Pakistan, left the ground without any training on Thursday ahead of another crunch game against India.
The hosts would face India in their second match today, but the charges of coach Mahbub Harun had to remain satisfied with simple stretching before their toughest Read more

Hosts ready for mighty Pakistan

October 11, 2017

The curtain on the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey rises today with hosts Bangladesh facing mighty Pakistan in the second match of the day under the newly-installed floodlights at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium. The match will kick-off at 5:30pm after the opening encounter between India and Japan, which will start at 3:00pm. STAR SPORTS 2 will live telecast Read more

All set for Asia Cup hockey

October 10, 2017

All eight participating teams of the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey hoped to produce their best in the tournament, which is scheduled to get underway at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. Eight teams split into two pools will play in the group stage to settle their rankings for the place-deciding matches. XHosts Bangladesh were drawn in Pool Read more

Coach unhappy with performance

October 9, 2017

Bangladesh beat Japan in Asia Cup warm-up
Bangladesh defeated Japan by 2-1 in their only warm-up match before Asia Cup hockey on Friday, though the performance of the home side in the 40-minute game left their coach Mahbub Harun unhappy.
Milon Hossain put Bangladesh ahead in the fifth minute of the game before Ashraful Islam converted a penalty corner in the 31st minute to double the lead – three minutes Read more

AHF sees no problem in security plan

October 7, 2017

The representative of Asian Hockey Federation on Friday expressed her satisfaction over Bangladesh’s security plan during the forthcoming Asia Cup in Dhaka but insisted that a lot of works was needed to be done to ensure other facilities. Bangladesh will host the tournament from October 11 to 22 featuring eight teams – hosts Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Japan, Read more

Kabaddi team to play in Nepal tourney

September 19, 2017

Bangladesh national kabaddi team will leave Dhaka today to participate in the International Friendship Men’s Kabaddi Tournament in Kathmandu, Nepal, scheduled to start from September 21.
Bangladesh along with India, Sri Lanka and hosts Nepal will participate in the competition.
National kabaddi team skipper Masud Karim was Read more

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