The Bangladesh Cricket Board has issued a tender to sell worldwide media rights for six years until 2020. Two India tours to Bangladesh and a slightly enlarged international schedule during this period are what the BCB are hoping would attract bidders, who have to submit their proposals by May 8. Interested parties can start buying tenders from April 27 till May 8. There will be an open auction on May 12, which Kazi Inam Ahmed, the BCB's marketing and commercial committee chairman, believes will ensure the best valuation for the board. He has laid the groundwork to devise the best way to find a suitable broadcaster, which now includes an eligibility clause that will... more ›
Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra defeated Team BJMC by 4-2 goals in the second phase of the Nitol-Tata Bangladesh Premier League at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday. Muktijoddha took the lead in the 23rd minute with Nigerian Nkowcha Kingsley tapping home the rebound of Sunday Chizoba free kick that rebounded off the body of BJMC goalie Ariful Islam. Eleta Kingley doubled the lead in the 42nd minute with a solo effort. Making his way through the left flank the Nigerian blasted a left footer into the far post net. In the 51st minute Nkwocha scored his second one. Taking an angular pass of Sunday Chizoba at the edge of the box the... more ›
Bangladeshi GM Ziaur Rahman lost to GM Jumabayev Rinat of Kazakhstan in the 7th Round Open Section match of the Asian Continental Chess Championships held in Sharjah, UAE on Wednesday. Zia played with white pieces used London Colle systems and lost after 64 moves in the 7th round. Zia earned 4 points from seven matches. In the Women’s section, Bangladeshi WFM Nazrana Khan Eva drew with Faqeeh Aseel of Palestine in 7th round match on Wednesday to earn 2.5 point from seven matches.
Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) will start their campaign for the 17th Asian Games Incheon-2014 through a ‘Fun Run’ in the capital on Friday morning. A large 150-member Bangladesh contingent is expected to compete in 21 disciplines of sports in the biggest continental sports carnival to be held in Incheon, the 3rd largest South Korean city, from September 19-October 4 this year. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) have jointly organized the ‘Fun Run’, introduced in the Asian Games history for the first time, will be organized in all participating countries as the Game’s promotional event. The ceremonial fun run came to Bangladesh as the 23rd... more ›
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) recruited Bangladesh-origin Canadian psychologist Ali Azhar to counsel the members of the national cricket team in the wake of a haphazard performance in the recent ICC World Twenty20. Total 32 cricketers took part in the opening session on Thursday at National Cricket Academy in Mirpur. Bangladesh national cricketer Anamul Haque spoke to the media after attending the first session. “I hope the classes will be helpful for us and increase our confidence level. This is more important for us to recover our mental distress. We have learnt a lot of things during the first... more ›
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