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State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder inaugurating the Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball (Boys' & Girls

State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder inaugurating the Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball (Boys' & Girls") Tournament by releasing the balloons as the chief guest at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium on Thursday.

Djokovic to provide fire power for Team Europe at Laver Cup

AFP, Chicago :The second instalment of the Laver Cup comes at just the right time for 14-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic who is back in top form after winning

Johanna Konta knocked out by Donna Vekic

British number one Johanna Konta was knocked out in the Pan Pacific Open last-16 in a straight-set defeat by Croatia's Donna Vekic.World number 43 Konta lost 6-3 7-5 in one

Belgium join France atop FIFA rankings

Belgium have joined world champions France as joint leaders of the FIFA world rankings released Thursday, the first time in the table's 25-year history that top spot has been shared.Belgium

Neymar backs former Brazil forward Romario for Rio governor

Brazil's football star Neymar is getting involved in politics and has given his backing to former fellow international forward Romario in the upcoming gubernatorial elections next month."I'm here to say

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handing over the permanent allotment letter of a flat to Fahmida Rahman, wife of former national hockey player late Zahidur Rahman Pushkin at the Gono Bhaban in the city on Thursday. President of BFF Kazi Salahuddin, Senior Vice-President of BFF Abdus Salam Murshady, Secretary of Youth and Sports Affairs of Bangladesh Awami League Harun-ur-Rashid were present at the time.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handing over the permanent allotment letter of a flat to Fahmida Rahman, wife of former national hockey player late Zahidur Rahman Pushkin at the Gono Bhaban in the city on Thursday. President of BFF Kazi Salahuddin, Senior Vice-President of BFF Abdus Salam Murshady, Secretary of Youth and Sports Affairs of Bangladesh Awami League Harun-ur-Rashid were present at the time.

Wawrinka on song in Saint Petersburg

AFP, Saint Petersburg :Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the quarter-finals of the Saint Petersburg Open on Wednesday with a win over Russian fourth seed Karen Khachanov in

PM enquires about Tamim's health

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday enquired about the physical condition of injured opener of Bangladesh national cricket team Tamim Iqbal as she phoned him on Wednesday noon.The ace opener

Icardi sparks Inter's late comeback to stun Spurs

AFP, Milan :A stunning Mauro Icardi volley sparked a thrilling late Inter Milan comeback as the Italian side beat Tottenham 2-1 on their return to the Champions League after a

25th School Handball begins today

The Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball Tournament (Boys and Girls), under the auspices of Bangladesh Handball Federation, begins today at Shaheed Capt (retd) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium.State

Sharapova cuts season short due to shoulder injury recovery

AP, TianjinMaria Sharapova says she will end her 2018 season early, withdrawing from the China Open in Beijing, the Tianjin Open, and the Kremlin Cup in Moscow due to her

DC of Patuakhali District Dr Masumur Rahman handing over the trophy to Patuakhali Sadar Upazila Football team, which emerged as the champions of the district level of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman National Gold Cup Football (Under-17) Tournament at Advocate Abul Kashem Stadium in Patuakhali on Tuesday.

DC of Patuakhali District Dr Masumur Rahman handing over the trophy to Patuakhali Sadar Upazila Football team, which emerged as the champions of the district level of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman National Gold Cup Football (Under-17) Tournament at Advocate Abul Kashem Stadium in Patuakhali on Tuesday.

Members of Narail District team, the champions of the Inter-District Women's Handball Competition with the chief guest Secretary of Youth and Sports Affairs of Bangladesh Awami League Harun-ur-Rashid and the other guests and officials of Bangladesh Women's Sports Federation pose for a photo session at the Sultana Kamal Women's Sports Complex in the city's Dhanmondi on Tuesday.

Members of Narail District team, the champions of the Inter-District Women's Handball Competition with the chief guest Secretary of Youth and Sports Affairs of Bangladesh Awami League Harun-ur-Rashid and the other guests and officials of Bangladesh Women's Sports Federation pose for a photo session at the Sultana Kamal Women's Sports Complex in the city's Dhanmondi on Tuesday.

Maradona makes Mexico debut with 4-1 win

AFP, Culiacan :Diego Maradona won big in his Mexican coaching debut Monday, as the Argentine legend's new club, Dorados, routed fellow second-division side Cafetaleros 4-1.Maradona has raised eyebrows with his

Wilshere faces spell on sidelines after ankle surgery

West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere is facing a spell on the sidelines after undergoing ankle surgery, the Premier League club have announced.Wilshere, 26, had an operation on Monday after missing

Argentina's Facundo Conte (left) and teammate Alexis Gonzalez celebrate during the Men's World Championships' volleyball match between Argentina and Slovenia, in Florence, Italy on Monday.

Argentina's Facundo Conte (left) and teammate Alexis Gonzalez celebrate during the Men's World Championships' volleyball match between Argentina and Slovenia, in Florence, Italy on Monday.

Chairman of the Tournament Committee (Boys' Division) of the Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball (Boys' & Girls') Tournament Golam Habib addressing a press conference at the office room in Bangladesh Handball Federation on Tuesday.

Chairman of the Tournament Committee (Boys' Division) of the Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball (Boys' & Girls') Tournament Golam Habib addressing a press conference at the office room in Bangladesh Handball Federation on Tuesday.

Australian cricket needs Smith back, says Waugh

Australian cricket needs disgraced ex-captain Steve Smith and he is likely to be welcomed back with open arms, former skipper Steve Waugh forecast Tuesday, although it might be tougher for

Chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited Akkas Uddin Mollah, the chief guest, UNO of Nawabganj Upazila Md Tofazzal Hossain, the special guest watching the final of the Upazila Level Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman National Gold Cup (Under-17) Football Tournament at Dohar-Nawabganj Government College ground recently. Jontrial Union Football team emerged as the champions of the meet. After the final match, the invited guests distributed the prizes among the winners.

Chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited Akkas Uddin Mollah, the chief guest, UNO of Nawabganj Upazila Md Tofazzal Hossain, the special guest watching the final of the Upazila Level Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman National Gold Cup (Under-17) Football Tournament at Dohar-Nawabganj Government College ground recently. Jontrial Union Football team emerged as the champions of the meet. After the final match, the invited guests distributed the prizes among the winners.

Nikolic scores 2 goals, Fire beat last-place Orlando 4-0

AP, Bridgeview :Nemanja Nikolic scored twice, reaching eight goals in nine games, and the Chicago Fire beat last-place Orlando City 4-0 on Sunday.Chicago (7-15-6) won for the second time in

Champions League return offers Salah stage to dispel second-season struggles

AFP, Liverpool :Mohamed Salah outshone Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on the Champions League stage last season, but as Paris Saint-Germain's star duo head to Anfield on Tuesday seeking to make

A moment of the match of the Asian Volleyball Challenge Cup between Bangladesh and Mongolia at Colombo in Sri Lanka on Monday. Bangladesh won the match by 3-1 sets.

A moment of the match of the Asian Volleyball Challenge Cup between Bangladesh and Mongolia at Colombo in Sri Lanka on Monday. Bangladesh won the match by 3-1 sets.

Jimenez's goal for Wolves leaves Burnley winless

AFP, Wolverhampton :Raul Jimenez scored the only goal of the game as newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers continued their impressive start to the Premier League season with a 1-0 win at home

Spurs face crunch time in bid to shed nearly-men label

Tottenham open their Champions League campaign at Inter Milan on Tuesday bidding to banish the growing belief that they lack the steel to win major silverware.Packed with dynamic young stars

Japan's Osaka blames US Open tears on 'notorious' nerves

Japan's Osaka blames US Open tears on 'notorious' nerves

AFP, Tokyo :Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves and her natural awkwardness, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that overshadowed a historic

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 39sec.The 33-year-old Olympic champion, aided by a string

The winners of the VIP Sports & Fitness BABF Men's Volleyball Championship with the President of Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation Major General (Retd) Subid Ali Bhuiyan and the guest and official of Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation pose for a photo session at the Auditorium of National Sports Council on Sunday.

The winners of the VIP Sports & Fitness BABF Men's Volleyball Championship with the President of Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation Major General (Retd) Subid Ali Bhuiyan and the guest and official of Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation pose for a photo session at the Auditorium of National Sports Council on Sunday.

Zlatan happy to make Toronto his 500th goal victim

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic made history on Saturday, scoring his 500th career goal in stunning fashion, but it wasn't enough to lift the Los Angeles Galaxy to a win over

A scene from the theme song launching ceremony of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament, at the conference room in Bangladesh Football Federation House on Sunday. Minister for Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor was the chief guest on the occasion.

A scene from the theme song launching ceremony of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament, at the conference room in Bangladesh Football Federation House on Sunday. Minister for Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor was the chief guest on the occasion.

Male tennis players punished more than women

Male tennis players punished more than women

AFP, Los Angeles :Male tennis players are almost three times more likely to be fined for losing their temper and smashing racquets than their female counterparts, The New York Times