Two golds each for Army, Ansar in taekwondo

April 23, 2013

The taekwondo discipline ended on Monday with Bangladesh Ansar and Bangladesh Army winning two gold medals each at the National Sports Council gymnasium.
Moslem Mia and Mizanur Rahman of Bangladesh Army grabbed gold medals while Shahnaz Parvin and Sushmita of Bangladesh Ansar clinched Read more

Electricity goes AWOL

April 22, 2013

Despite a delightful opening ceremony, the second day of the ongoing eighth Bangladesh Games received an unceremonious interruption when the events of taekwondo and table tennis could not be finished in time on Sunday due to load-shedding.
Electricity was disrupted several times at the National Read more

Amal, Prithul win first gold in tennis doubles

April 20, 2013

Amal Roy and Henry Prithul Mandol won the first gold medal in the eighth Bangladesh Games after the duo beat Ranjan Ram and Mizanur Rahman by straight 6-2 and 6-1 sets in the men’s tennis doubles final on Friday, a day before the formal opening of the Games.
Top seeded Amal Roy of Engineers Recreation Centre also Read more

Amal reaches tennis final

April 19, 2013

Top seed Amal Roy and second seed Alamgir Hossain moved into the singles final of Tennis event of the 8th Bangladesh Games after winning their respective
semi-final matches at the National Tennis Complex on Tuesday.
The men’s tennis events began early to facilitate Read more

Serena’s dream comes true

August 5, 2012

Serena Williams annihilated Maria Sharapova to win the women’s tennis singles gold medal here at the All England Club yesterday.
When it was over, Williams, who owns 14 major championships as a professional and has earned more prize money than any other female player danced like a 6-year-old in Read more

Feel it the Federer way

July 28, 2012

Even by his lofty standard it was big. On his way to 17 grand slam wins, Roger Federer has attended many press conferences, handled umpteenth media sessions, but perhaps he has never seen so much enthusiasm about him.
Around 500 journalists waited for him for more than 45 minutes, but none Read more

French Open from today

May 27, 2012

None is an outright favourite
The Roland Garros Grand Slam event (colloquially and more commonly known as the French Open) begins today and this one offers all kinds of interesting possibilities for the world’s top three men — Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
Nadal already has a jointly-held record six titles on the Paris dirt, and will look Read more

Serena lifts Madrid Open

May 14, 2012

A fired-up Serena Williams sent out a warning to the young pretenders of women’s tennis when she powered to a crushing 6-1 6-3 victory over world number one Victoria Azarenka to win the Madrid Open on Sunday.
The 30-year-old former number one, seeded ninth at the premier clay event in the Spanish capital, made the most of Azarenka’s nervous start on the blue dirt of the Manolo Santana show court to race into Read more

Novak Djokovic wins US Open

September 13, 2011

Novak Djokovic confirmed his status as the world’s best player with a stunning victory over defending champion Rafael Nadal to lift his first US Open title.
The top seed from Serbia gave a display of breathtaking quality to triumph 6-2 6-4 6-7 (3-7) 6-1 in four hours and 10 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium Read more

Wimbledon title goes to Kvitova

July 3, 2011

Petra Kvitova stunned favourite Maria Sharapova to win her first Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory in the women’s singles final at Wimbledon here Saturday.
The 21-year-old eighth seed became only the third Czech woman to triumph at Wimbledon after nine-time champion Martina Navratilova and Jana Novotna, who were both in Centre Court’s royal box Read more

Double delight for Amol, Sarda

February 12, 2011

Amol Roy and Sarda Alam lifted the men’s and women’s singles titles of the Sony National Tennis Tournament beating their respective rivals at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna yesterday.
Amol defeated Alamgir Hossain 6-1 and 6-2 in the men’s singles final while Sarda crushed Sathi Sarkar 6-2 and 6-0 to clinch the women’s singles title. However, Sathi Sarkar found Read more

Nat’l Tennis

February 10, 2011

Shathi Sarker overcame Victory Day Tennis title holder Ishita Afroze 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in a three-and-a-half-hour semi-final battle to confirm her place in the final of the Sony National Tennis Championship at the Ramna Tennis Complex on Wednesday.
In the men’s singles, Amol Roy beat sensational youngster Delwar Hossain 6-3, 6-2, Read more

National Tennis

February 9, 2011

Three participants confirmed their place in the quarter-finals of the men’s singles in the Sony National Tennis Championship at the Ramna Tennis Complex on Tuesday. Top seeded Amol Roy defeated Khandakar Mamun 6-3, 6-4, Lakhsman Lal beat Mizanur Rahman 7-6, 6-0 and Delwar Hossaing overcame Henry Prethul 4-6, 7-6, 5-0 to move to the quarter-finals. In the men’s doubles Anwar Hossain and Read more

Sony nat’l tennis

February 8, 2011

Six players moved confirmed their quarterfinal berths in the men’s singles of the Sony National Tennis Competition at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna yesterday.
Among the six pre-quarterfinals, the match between Anwar Hossain and Biplob Ram was the most entertaining lasting four hours where Anwar had the last laugh. Anwar bounced back from Read more

Sony National Tennis kicks off

February 5, 2011

The Sony National Tennis Tournament, organized by the Bangladesh Tennis Federation and sponsored by Rangs Electronics, started at the National Tennis Complex on Friday.
Army Chief General Md Abdul Mubeen, President of Bangladesh Olympic Association inaugurated the tournament as the chief guest. Aktar Hussain, chairman and managing director of Read more

Nat’l tennis Start today

February 4, 2011

Amol Roy and Sarda Alam are top seeded in the men’s and women’s singles events when Sony National Tennis competition gets underway at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna today.
The tournament is being sponsored by Rangs Electronics Ltd and organised by Bangladesh Tennis Federation. The sponsor will cover all the estimated budget of Tk 3.5 Read more

Delwar becomes runner-up

February 3, 2011

Delwar Hossain became runner-up in the ITF Asian U-14 Tennis Championship at theTeinbow Tennis Centre, Yangon, on Wednesday, which rewarded him with a place in the ITF team. The team, comprised of three boys and three girls, will now participate in another ITF Under-14 Asian Championship, to be held in March this year. Delwar, who finished third in the earlier edition of the tournament, lost to Read more

U-14 tennis

February 2, 2011

Delwar Hossain reached the final of boy’s singles in the ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011 (Group 2) beating his Singapore counterpart in the semis at the Heinbyu Tennis Center, Yangon, Myanmar yesterday.
Delwar handed a 6-4, 2-6 and 6-3 defeat to Isaac Ong to set his final against Read more

Djokovic shatters Murray’s dream

January 31, 2011

Novak Djokovic brushed Andy Murray aside in straight sets as Britain’s 75-year wait for a men’s singles Grand Slam title continued.
The Serb claimed his second Australian Open title with a 4-6 2-6 3-6 demolition of the British No.1, who has now lost three Grand Slam finals without winning a set in any of them – a record in Read more

U-14 tennis

January 30, 2011

Bangladesh’s Delowar Hossain finished third while Wy Mong Marma ended sixth in Group 2 of the ITF Under-14 Asian Championship at the Tainbo Tennis centre in Yangon, Myanmar yesterday. Delowar Hossain Shajal, the other participant in the boys’ group ended 23rd, said a press release from Bangladesh Tennis Federation Read more

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