Abahani start strong as domestic hockey finally resumes

The Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday was given a fresh look with the decoration of colourful flags, balloons and festoons as the season-opening Club Cup hockey tournament returned to the blue turf after a nearly two-and-a-half-year hiatus.

Bangladesh set up two finals against India in Asia Cup Archery

The men’s recurve team comprising of Sagor Islam, Hakim Ahmed Rubel and Abdur Rahman Alif handed Uzbekistan a 5-1 defeat in the semifinal

Murray snaps six-match losing run in Doha opener

Former world number one Andy Murray ended a six-match losing run to topple qualifier Alexandre Muller 6-1, 7-6 (7/5) at the Qatar Open on Tuesday.

Zahir, Imranur to run for gold in Tehran today

Bangladesh's best 400m runner Zahir Rayhan clocked the fastest time in heats to move into the final of the Asian Indoor Athletics Championship in Tehran yesterday.

Swiatek beats Rybakina to clinch third straight Qatar crown

Swiatek is the first player to win three straight titles at the same WTA event since Serena Williams completed a Miami Open hat-trick from 2013-15.

'Emotional' Hamilton unveils Mercedes 2024 car

Lewis Hamilton admitted it felt "emotional" and "surreal" to take part in the final Formula One car launch of his Mercedes career on Wednesday.

Imranur fails to defend gold, finishes fourth in final

Reigning champion Imranur Rahman failed to defend his gold medal in the 60m sprint event in the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships after finishing fourth in the seven-sprinter final in Tehran on Monday. 

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Sad Pacquiao accepts his Olympic dream is over

A "saddened and disappointed" Manny Pacquiao conceded Monday his Olympic boxing dream was over after the ring great was denied a berth at this year's Paris games.

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Israeli swimmer booed at world swimming championships

Israeli Anastasia Gorbenko shrugged off boos from the crowd at the world swimming championships in Doha on Sunday.

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Sinner a winner again as he powers to Rotterdam Open crown

Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner powered to his first Rotterdam Open title on Sunday, breaking down a determined defensive effort from Australia's Alex De Minaur to win 7-5, 6-4 in a high-quality battle.

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Zahir wins silver, Imranur qualifies for final in Tehran

Sprinter Zahir Rayhan won the silver medal in the 400m event of the 11th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships by clocking 48.10 seconds in the final in Tehran, Iran tonight.

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Siddikur bags 7211 dollars in Malaysia

Siddikur Rahman started the Asian Tour season with a decent outing in Malaysia, pocketing a paycheque of 7211 US dollars.

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Golfer Siddikur’s Oman participation in limbo over visa issue

Bangladesh’s premier golfer Siddikur Rahman is in a quandary over his participation in the International Series in Oman due to non-issuance of his visa for the gulf nation.

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'An extraordinary sportsman': tributes for Kenya's Kiptum

"An athlete who had a whole life ahead of him to achieve incredible greatness," said Kenyan marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge.

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Marathon world record-holder Kelvin Kiptum killed in car crash

The 24-year-old was driving from Kaptagat to Eldoret around 11 pm (2000 GMT) on Sunday when the car rolled, killing the young sensation and his Rwandan coach Gervais Hakizimana.

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Commando’s shot into athletics record

A former member of the force which provides security for the Prime Minister and the President, Sarwar had a couple of pauses in his athletic pursuits. But he keeps coming back to track and field, which helped him clear 14.89 metres in the shot put event and eclipse the previous record set by Mohammad Ibrahim in 2019 by 0.36 metres.

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