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নিজেকে ছাড়িয়ে যাওবার প্রত্যয় সিদ্দিকুরের সিনিয়র করেসপন্ডেন্ট | বাংলানিউজটোয়েন্টিফোর.কম   সিদ্দিকুর রহমান (বামে)/ছবি: দীপু মালাকার-বাংলানিউজটোয়েন্টিফোর.কম ‘বসুন্ধরা বাংলাদেশ ওপেন’ গলফের আগের দুই আসরেও খেলেছেন বাংলাদেশের খ্যাতিমান গলফার সিদ্দিকুর রহমান। কিন্তু ওই দুই আসরে প্রত্যাশিতভাবে তাকে জ্বলে উঠতে দেখা যায়নি। প্রথমবার লিডার বোর্ডে ৩৮ নাম্বারে থাকা এই দেশসেরা গলফার দ্বিতীয়বারের ‍টুর্নামেন্ট শেষ করেছিলেন যৌথভাবে ৩৫ নম্বরে থেকে। […]

শিরোপার স্বপ্ন দেখছেন সোহেল সাখাওয়াত হোসেন সোহেল/ছবি: দীপু মালাকার-বাংলানিউজটোয়েন্টিফোর.কম বসুন্ধরা বাংলাদেশ ওপেনের গেল দুই আসরেই শিরোপা জিতেছে বিদেশি গলফাররা। প্রথম আসরে সিঞ্চাপুরের মারদান ‍মামত ও পরের আসরে থাইল্যান্ডের থিতিফুন চুয়ায়প্রাকংয়ের হাতে ওঠে শিরোপা। এবারও কী বসুন্ধরা বাংলাদেশ ওপেনের শিরোপা চলে যাবে দেশের বাইরে? গত আসরে ষষ্ঠ স্থান পাওয়া সাখাওয়াত হোসেন সোহেল শোনালেন আশার কথা। এবার […]

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Earlier in the group stages, Bangladesh defeated hosts Hong Kong 4-2, beat Chinese Taipei by the same scoreline before thumping Macau 13-0 Bangladesh swept into the grand finale of the Asian Hockey Federation Cup after thrashing Singapore 8-0 in the last-four classification match at King’s Park Stadium in Hong Kong on Saturday. In the process, […]

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Drag-and-flick specialist Ashraful Islam netted four goals, including a brilliant hattrick, while Fazle Hossain Rabby added the other Bangladesh began their Boys’ Under-18 Asia Cup Hockey campaign with a nail-biting 5-4 victory over favourites India in the inaugural day of the tournament at Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. Drag-and-flick specialist Ashraful Islam netted […]

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Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having […]

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Bangladesh’s ace golfer Siddikur Rahman said he was thrilled to be at the Olympics and surprised to see the response he has been getting from people. The two-time Asian Tour winner became the first Bangladeshi athlete to qualify for the Rio 2016 on merit, an achievement which drove him to carry the national flag at […]

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Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus has addressed the 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee on the morning of August 3 at the Oceanico Convention Centre in Rio de Janeiro. The eminent economist spoke on the theme of the potential of social business, the Olympics and sports to work together to solve social problems, particularly […]

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Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is being honored to be an Olympic Torchbearer for the Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil by the President of the International Olympic Committee Mr Thomas Bach. He is chosen to join the mission of spreading the spirit of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games throughout the world. The Rio Olympic […]

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Golfer Siddikur Rahman became the first Bangladeshi sports personality to qualify for the Olympic Games after he was placed in 56th position in the final eligibility list for the Rio 2016 Games yesterday. The latest and final list, which is updated each week corresponding to world golf rankings, was updated late last night, confirming the […]

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The file picture taken on February 5 shows members of the Bangladesh team wave their national flag during the opening ceremony of the 12th South Asian Games at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Guwahati, India. — AP photo Athletics is considered as the mother discipline of any meet but Bangladesh’s athletes delivered an awful […]

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Siddikur Rahman’s bravery could not be translated into a fairy-tale as the Bangladeshi golfer finished as runners-up in the Panasonic Open India at Delhi Golf Club on Sunday with a sore back. The ace golfer, who felt pain in the lower back on the second hole, continued his play after he had been treated by […]

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Veteran local golfer Mardan Mamat shot a final-round two-under 69 on Saturday to win the US$300,000 (S$404,000) Bangladesh Open by two strokes for his fifth Asian Tour title. Despite finding only nine of 14 fairways at Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka, the overnight leader’s good iron play saw him reach 15 of the 18 greens […]

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