Shyamoli wins bronze in Asian Archery

March 25, 2017

Bangladeshi archer Shyamoli Roy managed a bronze medal in the recurve women’s category of the ongoing Asia Cup World Ranking Tournament Stage 1 and World Games 2017 Wroclaw Archery Qualification in Thailand on Friday. Shyamoli was the only archer among 16 Bangladeshi participants to reach the last-four in the recurve individual category Read more

Women’s kabaddi in disarray

September 12, 2016

Bangladesh women’s kabaddi team was left in disarray ahead of fifth Asian Beach Games in Vietnam due to series of irregularities committed by the Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation.
The team is set to play the Games, scheduled from September 24 to October 3, without any coach and a player short because of the ignorance and indifference of the federation. Read more

Bangladesh make flying start in Chess Olympiad

September 4, 2016

Bangladesh got off to a flying start in the 42nd Chess Olympiad as both the men’s and women’s team won in their respective opening round games in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.
Bangladesh men’s team thrashed San Marino by 4-0 points with Grand Masters Enamul Hossain Razib, Abdullah Al Rakib, Niaz Murshed and International Read more

Baki maintains his supremacy

September 1, 2016

Abdullah Hel Baki maintained his supremacy in 10-metre air rifle event when the premier Bangladeshi shooter grabbed his fifth consecutive gold medal in the 28 National Shooting Championship in a nail-biting finish on Wednesday. Baki, who represented Bangladesh in the just-concluded Rio Olympic Games, previously won gold medals in Read more

German ‘drug cheat’ eyes Bangladesh role

August 28, 2016

Bangladesh Hockey Federation is all set to interview controversial German coach Oliver Kurtz for the national team, officials said. Kurtz, an Olympic gold medalist, who was once tested positive for taking cocaine, was scheduled to arrive on Saturday with an eye on the job. The Bangladesh Hockey Federation, who has been searching for a head coach for quite Read more

Mezbah hits new low

August 14, 2016

Mezbahuddin Ahmed, the fastest man of Bangladesh, was eliminated from the preliminary stage of the 100-metre sprint event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after finishing fourth out of seven participants in the respective heat on Saturday. Mezbah, who clocked 11.34 seconds, ended at 14th place among 21 athletes in the preliminary stage. The 21-year-old sprinter Read more

Siddik starts medal quest

August 11, 2016

Golfer Siddikur Rahman, the first ever Bangladeshi to directly qualify for the Olympic Games, will begin his mission today as the golf returns to the world’s biggest sports meet for the first time in 112 years.
The first round of the competition at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will start at 4:30pm Bangladesh Standard Time. When several top golfers Read more

Baki’s promise proved futile

August 9, 2016

Shooter Abdullah Hel Baki became 25th among 50 participants in the 10metre Air Rifle of Olympic Games and was ruled out from the qualification round at the Olympic Shooting Center on Monday. Baki scored a total of 621.2, less than his best ever of 624.8 that he scored in the ISSF World Cup in Germany, May this year. Baki, who was given many opportunities Read more

Baki’s Olympics starts today

August 8, 2016

Bangladesh shooter stays clam before event
Bangladesh’s Abdullah Hel Baki will take part in 10metre air rifle event of the Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil today.
A total of 58 participants from around the world will vie in the discipline, scheduled to start at 6:00pm Bangladesh Standard time. Baki, who is going Read more

Shyamoli finishes 53rd in ranking round

August 7, 2016

Bangladesh began their Rio Olympics Games mission in Brazil on Friday, hours before the opening ceremony with archer Shyamoli Roy finishing 53rd among 64 participants in the ranking round of women’s individual archery events. With the result, Shyamoli set her round of 64 clash against Gabriela Bayardo of Mexico, scheduled on August 11 and the winner Read more

Yunus named one of Rio torchbearers

August 3, 2016

Nobel peace laureate professor Muhammad Yunus was nominated as one of the torchbearers for 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, said a press release on Tuesday.
The press release, issued by the Yunus Centre, said Yunus was nominated for the job by the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach. Read more

Mohiuddin gets rare honour in Olympics

August 2, 2016

Former general secretary of Bangladesh Weightlifting Federation, retired wing commander Mohiuddin Ahmed, got a rare honour of working as a technical judge in Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Mohiuddin, who was nominated by World Weightlifting Federation as one of the 45 technical judges of the discipline, will leave for Rio today for the job. Read more

No coach but officials in Rio contingent

August 1, 2016

Bangladesh swimming and athletics teams will fly for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to take part in the forthcoming Olympic Games without any coach for the respective events.
Bangladesh Swimming Federation general secretary Rafizuddin Rafiz will fly with two swimmers Mahfizur Rahman Sagor and Sonia Akter Tumpa as coach-cum-official Read more

Bangladesh’s Rio mission begins today

July 31, 2016

Bangladesh’s Rio Olympic mission starts today as shooter Abdullah Hel Baki will be the first athlete to fly for Rio de Janeiro along with his Danish coach Klavs Christensen.
Chef de mission of Bangladesh contingent, lieutenant general ATM Zahirul Alam will also leave here for Rio today alongside director general of BOA and attaché Read more

Siddik misses the cut in King’s Cup

July 30, 2016

Siddikur Rahman warmed up for the forthcoming Rio Olympics in the worst possible way when the premier Bangladeshi golfer missed the cut in Thailand’s King’s Cup, now being held in Pattay.
Siddik, who finished the opening round in joint 19th place, stumbled to seven-over-par 77 in the second round on Friday to slip to 112th place, which ended his competition, Read more

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