Riding on Bangladesh National Football Team captain Mamunul Islam’s solitary goal Bangladesh Under-23 Football team edged past heavyweight Afghanistan by 1-0 goal in their first match of the 17th Asian Games football in South Korea on Monday. The newly recruited Atletico de Kolkata defender Mamunul Islam scored the match-winner for Bangladesh in the 83rd minute of the match capitalizing on Wahed Ahmed pass off a good combination of Tapu Barman and Yousuf Sifat. This was the first win for Bangladesh in the Asian Games football after long 28 years in the South Korean soil after beating Nepal 1-0 in the Seoul Asian Games in 1986. With the day’s feat, Bangladesh improved upon... more ›
Bangladesh National Women cricket team skipper Salma Khatun is aiming to clinch the gold medal in their upcoming 17th Asian Games Cricket campaign. Salma expressed her hope to the media during practice session at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday. “We had the same goal in the previous edition but we failed at that time and earned silver medal. This time we have to capture gold medal and we have a good preparation for Asian Games. Our main target is to grab gold medal.” Bangladesh has a chance to meet Sri Lanka in semifinal. Salma was confident to... more ›
Narail DSA cruised into final beating Chittagong DSA in the second semifinal of the Walton Motorcycle 4th National Rugby Championship at the Outer Stadium in Paltan on Monday. Narail clinched victory over Chittagong DSA by 20-3 points to meet Bangladesh Army in the final. The third place deciding match of the 7-day championship will be held today where Gazipur DSA will face Chittagong DSA at the same venue. In all, twelve teams, split into four groups, are taking part in the meet. The final will be held tomorrow at the same venue.
Asian Under-14 Tennis Competition-2014, organized by Bangladesh Tennis Federation, kicked off at Ramna National Tennis Complex on Monday. In the day’s first round matches, Bangladesh player Faruq Hossain beat Anurag Agarwal from India by 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 set, Novoraj Bar from India beat Bangladesh competitor Tasfiq Hossain by 6-2, 6-1 set, Bangladesh participant Sri Ronojit Sarkar defeated his countryman Sad Abdullah Afridi by 6-0, 6-3 game, Naimul Islam of the host nation secured victory over his countryman Ornob Saha by 6-1, 6-7, 6-3 set, Ashik Jannat of Bangladesh beat his countryman Shakib by 7-6, 6-2 set, Bangladesh representative Hridoy Hasan crushed Zaki Morshed from Great Britain by 6-2, 6-0 game, Bangladesh competitor Mehedy Hasan hammered... more ›
Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) won the team championship of the 15th Little Angel (LA) Inter-school SAARC Invitational Swimming Championships with 178 points at the LA School premises in Hattiban, Lalitpur on Sunday. Lincoln School of Nepal (56 points) and Holy Name School (40 points) of Assam, India finished second and third place in the meet respectively. Delhi Public School of Assam (22 points), Cinamara Jatiya Vidyalaya (21 points), also from Assam, and hosts LA (20) finished fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. On the last day, Surya Akhtar of BKSP won three gold medals. Akhtar triumphed in the 200m individual medley for girls aged 13-14 50m backstroke for girls above 15 and 50m... more ›
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