Spurs deny Timberwolves

January 14, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs denied Minnesota 104-86 on Sunday in the Timberwolves’ attempt to earn a winning season record, reports Reuters.
Despite playing without guard Manu Ginobili, who is still day-to-day with a sore hamstring, and reserve guard Danny Green, who left the game in the Read more

Women’s kabaddi team leaves today

January 13, 2014

The women’s national kabaddi team departs for Andhra Pradesh, India today for the Invitational Women’s Kabaddi Tournament from January 14-18.
Captain Shahnaz Parvin said on Sunday that she hoped her side would produce strong results in the competition, having trained together for the last two weeks Read more

Darlington destroys Brothers

January 9, 2014

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club’s Nigerian marksman Darlington Emeka continued his scoring run with a hat-trick on Wednesday, giving his side a 4-1 victory over Brothers Union.
After a 3-1 victory over Chittagong Abahani in their first match, Sheikh Jamal produced another stellar display in their second match of the Bangladesh Premier Read more

BOA training camp starts on Friday

January 7, 2014

The Bangladesh Olympic Association will begin the first phase of its specialised training programme on January 10 with 26 athletes from four disciplines – shooting, boxing, archery and taekwondo – taking part to prepare for upcoming international events.
The BOA is also planning to start the second Read more

Heat top surging Raptors

January 7, 2014

Rallying from a nine-point, third-quarter deficit, the Miami Heat earned a 102-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors, reports Reuters. LeBron James led the Heat (26-8) with 30 points.
Toronto (16-16) got a team-high 26 points from guard DeMar DeRozan.
Toronto had its five-game win streak snapped Read more

BKSP win V-Day gymnastics

December 28, 2013

BKSP have clinched the day-long Victory-day Gymnastics Championship 2013 held at the National Sports Council Gymnasium on Friday. They finished on the top of the medals tally with 33 medals, including 11 golds. Links and Build Limited were just behind them with 8 medals, including 2 golds.
Md Isad Hossain of Links and Build Ltd won gold Read more

Abahani clinch V-Day hockey title

December 24, 2013

Abahani Limited clinched the title of the season’s first hockey tournament when they thumped Bangladesh Army 7-1 in the Victory Day Hockey Championship final at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium on Monday. The Dhanmondi-based club faced very little challenge from the Army men thanks to Puskar Khisha Mimo and Ashraful, who scored a brace each, Read more

BOA to start camp from January 10

December 24, 2013

The Bangladesh Olympic Association will start the long-awaited specialised training programme for 26 athletes from January 10, officials said after an executive committee meeting on Monday.
The BOA picked the athletes from four different disciplines to prepare themselves for the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games next year. ‘We initially Read more

Pacers crush Celtics, OKC streak ends

December 24, 2013

Paul George scored 24 points, guard Lance Stephenson had a triple-double, and the Indiana Pacers defeated the Boston Celtics 106-79 to improve the best record in the Eastern Conference, reports Reuters. Stephenson finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, his second triple-double in two games against the Celtics this season. Pacers forward Danny Granger, Read more

BSPA nominates Siddik, Tamim for sportsperson of the year award

December 22, 2013

Bangladesh Sports Press Association has nominated Golfer Siddikur Rahman and cricketer Tamim Iqbal for the best sportsperson of the year award (SA Mohsin Trophy) for 2011 and 2012 respectively, said officials of BSPA on Saturday. The award giving ceremony will be held on January 11 at the National Sports Council auditorium where another 16 players and organisers will be honoured by the Read more

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