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

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 against 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

Artists display post-academic dilemma

April 8, 2014

Artistic endeavors are purely a creative process that can flourish more if it is liberated from rules and regulations.  Still, artists need to go through academic lessons to sharpen their innate virtue of making art. Institutional education is often seen as a means of developing technical skills by many young aspiring artists, whereas other artists often feel art institutions Read more

Kohli wins battle, Malinga wins war

April 7, 2014

What exactly Steve Waugh said to Herschelle Gibbs in that 1999 afternoon still remains unresolved. In an article in 2010, Gibbs claimed he never heard Waugh saying those words and a year later in his autobiography ‘Out of My Comfort Zone’, Waugh recalled the memoire saying ‘I hope you realise that you have just lost the game for your team.’ Whether Waugh Read more

St Gregory win boys handball title

February 24, 2014

Saint Gregory’s High School clinched the boys’ group title of the Milk Man Mini Handball Tournament beating Dhaka Residential Model School by 23-15 goals in the final after leading the first half 10-7 at the Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium on Sunday.
In the girls group, Sunnydale School lifted the crown Read more

LeBron leads Heat past Suns

February 13, 2014

LeBron James had 25 of his game-high 37 points in the second half and 11 in the final four minutes as the Miami Heat shook off the pesky Phoenix Suns 103-97, reports Reuters.
James added nine rebounds and five steals and centre Chris Bosh added 21points, including a big three-pointer that put the Heat up 99-92 with 40.3 seconds Read more

Usha beat Abahani again

February 4, 2014

Usha Krira Chakra maintained their dominance in the Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League title race as they defeated Abahani Limited 2-0 at Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Monday. Usha’s sixth consecutive victory meant the Old Dhaka powerhouse still remained at the summit with 18 points before the Super Four round gets underway. Read more

Usha, Abahani clash today

February 3, 2014

Usha KC and Abahani will look to take an edge into the Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League’s Super League when they meet at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today.
Both title contenders are on five-game winning streaks and will welcome reinforcements from Pakistan to strengthen their sides ahead of the next Read more

Raptors’ Ross nets 51 in loss to Clippers

January 27, 2014

Jamal Crawford scored a season-best 37 points and had 11 assists, and Blake Griffin scored 30 points, as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Toronto Raptors 126-118, reports Reuters.
Terrence Ross led the Raptors by tying the club record with 51 points on 16-for-29 shooting, including 10-for-17 from three-point range. He missed a free Read more

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