Bangladesh win 8 more golds

December 6, 2013

The Bangladeshi athletes continued their good run in the Special Olympics: Asia Pacific Games in Newcastle, Australia for the fourth successive day after winning eight gold medals on Thursday. On the fourth day of the Games, Bangladesh won a total of 19 medals – eight golds, six silvers and five bronze medals. From the eight gold medals, Bangladesh clinched six golds in the Read more

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce win 2013 World Athlete awards

November 18, 2013

Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport’s governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday.
Bolt won gold in the 100 metres, 200 and 4×100 relay at the Moscow worlds in August to take his all-time tally to eight golds and two silvers at Read more

Athletics’ decline continues

November 9, 2013

The Bangladesh Olympic Association left out athletics from its first-phase training programme, citing the underperformance of athletes in recent international meets.
Earlier, the BOA decided to bring 30 talented athletes under a 10-month long training programme to improve their performance in international tournaments Read more

BOA to send athletes abroad for training

October 9, 2013

The Bangladesh Olympic Association has decided to send athletes abroad for a high-performance training camp to improve their results at international events, officials said on Tuesday.
With the help of the sports federations, the BOA has formed a 30-athlete preliminary list and has decided to send the chosen athletes to China for Read more

Shooting eyes Korean coach

October 6, 2013

National Shooting Federation of Bangladesh has all but confirmed a high-performance Korean coach for the air-rifle shooters to prepare them for the upcoming international meets, said top official of the federation on Saturday. To appoint the South Korean coach Lee for the next one year, the NSFB is now seeking financial assistance from the Bangladesh Read more

Bolt ready to chill after a golden season

September 10, 2013

Caps Worlds showing with a 9.80 win in Brussels
Usain Bolt is ready to chill out on holiday after bagging another three world gold medals in a season during which he suffered only one defeat, and that was by one-hundredth of a second.
The Jamaican’s 100m victory in 9.80sec at the season-ending Diamond League meet on Friday crowned another amazing season which was marred early on Read more