Miraz receives Best Sportsperson Award 2021

June 3, 2022

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com
Cricketer Mehedi Hasan Miraz became the Best Sportsperson of the year while footballer Tapu Barman won the popular choice award at the Kool-BSPA Sports Award 2021 ceremony held at a city hotel today.
Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA), in association with Square Toiletries Limited, organised the award programme after a two-year break due to the coronavirus pandemic. A total Read more

“I won’t be playing a full schedule ever again”: Tiger Woods

April 15, 2022

Tiger Woods wrapped up his improbable return to competitive golf Sunday, finishing near the bottom of the leaderboard (13 over par) for players who made the cut at this weekend’s Masters Tournament.
For golf fans, however, just seeing Woods play the entire tournament at Augusta was a treat, and it raised the question of when he’ll play Read more

Legendary Bodybuilder Cedric McMillan Dies Aged 44

April 14, 2022

Legendary American bodybuilder Cedric McMillan has passed away at the age of 44, his long-time sponsor has confirmed.
Black Skull USA, McMillan’s longstanding sponsor, announced the news on their Instagram account,with a statement from CEO Marcelo Bella saying: “We regret to inform you that our Read more

WWE’s Triple H announces retirement after heart surgery

March 26, 2022

WWE legend Paul “Triple H” Levesque has announced his retirement from wrestling. Levesque suffered what WWE described as a “cardiac event” last September and spoke for the first time since his hospitalisation on ESPN’s First Take on Friday (March 25).
Confirming his retirement, Levesque said he now has a defibrillator in Read more

Wrestling Legend Scott Hall in serious condition after suffering three heart attacks

March 14, 2022

Desperate conditions for Scott Oliver Hall, former WWE wrestler and legend. The 63-year-old suffered three heart attacks in recent days and is hospitalized in intensive care in a Georgia hospital. According to international media, Hall’s heart problems occurred following a hip operation last week. Wrestling website PWTorch explains that the champion “suffered severe complications Read more

Bangladesh archers leave for Thailand today

March 13, 2022

Bangladesh archers are scheduled to leave for Thailand today to take part in the Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament stage-1 to be held in Phuket from March 14 to 19.
A total of 13 archers — eight male and five female — will represent Bangladesh in the recurve and compound divisions of the competition Read more

Hulk Hogan Says He’ll Never Wrestle Again

March 12, 2022

Hulk Hogan has said he’ll never wrestle again after undergoing 23 surgeries in 10 years. Though his real name is Terry Bollea, ‘Hulk Hogan’ is the name synonymous with the world of wrestling for many fans, with the 68-year-old wrestler having achieved six WWE Championships throughout his career.
Though he has made some appearances in more recent years, it’s been Read more

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Indian Wells Masters and Miami Open

March 10, 2022

Novak Djokovic has announced that he will not compete at the Indian Wells Masters or Miami Open due to his unvaccinated status. The 20-time Grand Slam winner was deported from Australia ahead of the Australian Open in January and insisted that he would be prepared to miss further major tournaments over his stance.
Djokovic was named on the entry list for the Indian Wells tournament this year, but the Read more

Women make it lively in a dull year

December 31, 2021

The incredible cheers that exploded at the Kamalapur stadium after Anai Mogini’s long-ranger beat India goalkeeper, it just represents the desire to be proud of sporting excellence the sports-crazy nation.
The fans’ longing was fulfilled when they witnessed the young girls make laps around the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium with the national flag after retaining the Read more

Financial incentives boost local hockey

September 3, 2021

The Tk one crore incentive of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the hockey clubs has played a major role in setting the stage ready for Premier Division Hockey League after a long three-year hiatus as Bangladesh Hockey Federation yesterday decided to disburse Tk 96 lakh among 12 participating teams under three categories.
Top three finishers of last edition of premier hockey league Read more

Polish Olympian Maria Andrejczyk auctions silver medal to save sick infant’s life

August 18, 2021

Not even a fortnight since winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics Polish javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk auctioned off her Tokyo silver medal for $125,000 in order to save the life of an infant in her native Poland who is in need of heart surgery.
The silver medal was the first Olympic medal for Read more

Sprinter Sumaiya leaves for Kenya

August 16, 2021

World Athletics U-20 C’ship
Sprinter Sumaiya leaves for Kenya
Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan athlete Sumaiya Dewan on Sunday left for Nairobi, Kenya, to take part in the women’s 100 metre sprint event of the 2021 World Athletics U-20 Championships, scheduled to be held from August 17 to 22.
Sumaiya is scheduled to compete in the heats on Read more

Messi named world’s most marketable athlete

September 29, 2020

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been named the world’s most marketable sportsman in 2020, topping the Nielsen SportsPro 2020 list of the top 50 athletes.
Messi, 33, comes in ahead of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo, with Neymar, Mohamed Salah and Paolo Dybala the other footballers to make the Read more

Archers create history

December 10, 2019

Sweep all 10 gold medals
Bangladesh’s archers swept all 10 gold medals of the 13th South Asian Games, cruising to the title in the four events decided yesterday and in doing so, set a few individual and collective records in Pokhara.
Bangladesh had won all six team gold medals in recurve and compound archery on Sunday, and followed that up with four gold medals yesterday, thanks to gold from Ruman Sana in men’s Read more

Archer, who drops cricket ball for bow, rewarded

December 10, 2019

Suma Bishwas does not have any more regret for quitting kho kho and cricket to pursue a career in archery after she won a shock gold medal in the 13th South Asian Games in Pokhara, Nepal on Monday.
Suma joined 11 other archery players to help Bangladesh complete an unprecedented perfect-10 when she won gold medal in women’s individual compound event rather surprisingly Read more

Golden girl Shila back in pool

March 13, 2019

Mahfuza Khatun Shila, who won two gold medals in SA Games 2016 and left the previous national meet in 2016 injured, clinched gold on her comeback in the 29th National Swimming, Diving and Water polo Competition on Tuesday.
Shila clocked 01:19:60 in the 100m breaststroke at the Syed Nazrul Islam Swimming Complex on Read more

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

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