Thursday, February 22, 2024

NSC to hold traditional sports meet on Saturday

The National Sports Council will host a daylong competition for traditional rural sports will be held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday with the participation of around 200 athletes from seven divisions. Both male and female athletes will participate in the 11 different traditional sports disciplines like ha-du-du, dariabandha, saat-chara, cockfight,

Mustafiz set for Sussex stint

Bangladesh pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman is looking forward to experience county cricket by joining Sussex after recovering from his injury as well as fatigue, said officials on Tuesday. Mustafiz revealed his decision when he was approached by Mohammedan Sporting Club officials regarding his plan about playing in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League

Do or die battle for Abahani and Prime

Defending champions Prime Bank Cricket Club and title aspirants Abahani Limited will lock-horns in their penultimate round match of Dhaka Premier League today at BKSP to keep their Super League hopes intact. Both the teams were touted as prospective champions prior to the league but after nine rounds they found themselves at odd having lost ... Read more

Hathurusinghe returns with loads of duties

Bangladesh’s coach Chandika Hathurusinghe will begin his tenure as selector by providing his input to finalise the High Performance unit, said Banladesh Cricket Board officials on Tuesday. Hathurusinghe is set to arrive today after completing his two-month vacation and without much delay he is expected to act as a part of the selection panel.

Brothers appoint Nepalese coach

Brothers Union have appointed former Nepal footballer and national team coach Balgopal Maharjan as their new coach for the rest of the season, said the club officials on Tuesday. Maharjan, who is expected to arrive here today, will replace veteran Indian coach Syed Nayeemuddin, who guided the Gopibagh outfit for the last two seasons.

Samamona Parishad sweeps chess polls

Samomona Daba Parishad, led by Syed Shahabuddin Shamim, swept the much-talked-about elections of the Bangladesh Chess Federation held on Tuesday at the National Sports Council. The panel, backed by Bangladesh District and Divisional Sports Organisers Parishad (Forum), grabbed all the 24 posts of the executive body.