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    Expats join Saff camp

    Jamal Bhuiyan and Anando Rahman from Denmark and Australia arrive

    Jamal Bhuiyan and Anando Rahman, two of the three expatriates who found a place in the Bangladesh national football team preliminary squad ahead of the Saff Championship in Nepal, expressed their desire to represent Bangladesh in international level. Both Jamal and Anando from Denmark and Australia respectively arrived in Dhaka yesterday and attended the national team training in the evening.

  • Akram Khan’s tenure ends

    Akram Khan’s tenure ends

    But they will hold the position till the BCB election

    Former national skipper Akram Khan’s tenure as chief of the national selection panel ended Sunday, but the ICC Trophy winning captain said that he would look after the post until the Bangladesh Cricket Board holds its election.

    “I am not leaving right away. The Board has asked me to remain until the election,” Akram told the Dhaka Tribune Sunday.

    The hard-hitting former batsman plans to run in the elections himself and will thus likely resign from his present duties just before the polls, which is expected to be held within the next month.

  • Tribune keep hopes alive

    Tribune keep hopes alive

    Samsur, Moon score as Tribune beat Manabkantha in Media Football

    Misfiring Dhaka Tribune forwards had no clue what went wrong as they beat Daily Manavkantha 2-0 to keep their last eight hopes alive in the Kool-BSJA Media Cup Football at the artificial turf of the Bangladesh Football Federation Sunday.

    With not less than five fierce shots from the forwards Uzzal, Rohan and Moon hitting the woodworks and one goal disallowed, Dhaka Tribune had nothing, but to rue the missed opportunities. The strikes of Moon and Samsur however kept Dhaka Tribune alive in the path of the quarterfinals. Rohan was later adjudged as the man of the match.

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    Dhaka set to be the hub of South Asian archery

    Bangladesh will host Asian Championship and Asian Youth Championship

    Dhaka is all set to become the hub of the South Asian archery as the Asian Archery Federation (AAF) has given the green signal to the Bangladesh Archery Federation for the project.

  • Acsu report delayed by a month

    Acsu report delayed by a month

    BCB president informs after ICC AGM in England

    The much awaited ICC Anti Corruption and Security Unit (Acsu) report on Bangladesh Premier League corruption and also Mohammad Ashraful’s involvement with the spot fixing scandals has been delayed until the first week of August but as Ashraful confessed to his wrong doings, he will remain suspended and unable to play the Dhaka Premier League (DPL), which will start in July, informed the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday. Nazmul is expected to return from England today after attending the ICC conference.

  • Koster arrives today with new trainer

    Koster arrives today with new trainer

    New trainer Mohammat Yamali will be the main surprise

    Bangladesh’s Dutch assistant coach Rene Koster will arrive in Dhaka today morning along with the new trainer Mohammat Yamali. Bangladesh national team’s official preparation camp begins today after Rene Koster takes charge of the team.

  • Tamim joins camp after wedding

    Tamim joins camp after wedding

    Returns after a 20-day vacation

    Newly married national opening batsman Tamim Iqbal will join the ongoing national camp today. The camp started on June 11, but the hard hitting batsman was on a 20-day leave due to wedding preparations.
    “It was 20-days I was out of
    the camp for my marriage, but thanks to the board, for granting me a long leave.
     “Because the camp is concentrating on fitness at the moment, I would like to use it in the best way possible as we don’t have any competitive cricket for a month or so,” said Tamim.

  • Hockey players’ transfer postponed

    Hockey players’ transfer postponed

    The transfer was scheduled from July 2 to 4

    The provisional committee of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) has postponed the inter-club hockey players’ transfer scheduled from July 2-4.

    BHF stated in a press release that they are unable to organise the players’ transfer as the National Sports Council (NSC) is yet to release the official gazette of the hockey federation election.

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    Winning starts for Niaz and Minhaz

    Both won their 1st round games in the Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games

    Bangladesh Grandmaster Niaz Murshed and International Master  Minhazuddin Ahmed both won their 1st round games in  the classical chess section of the 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games at Incheon, South Korea yesterday. Niaz beat Celis Chang Joel of Macau and Minhaz beat Ashraf Ahmed of Maldives. In the women’s individual section, WIM Shamima Sultana won her 1st round game against Cho Yeonhee of South Korea, while WFM Sharmin Sultana Shirin lost against GM Zhao Xue of China.

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    Six Devils clinch Presidency Univ cricket title

    Beat Dream Factor by 30 runs in the final

  • Djokovic, Serena move into new look Wimbledon last-16

    Djokovic, Serena move into new look Wimbledon last-16

    World number one Djokovic destroys French 28th seed Jeremy Chardy, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in just 86 minutes

    Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams cruised effortlessly into the Wimbledon fourth round Saturday as the first week’s shockwaves left just eight of the top 20 seeds still standing. World number one Djokovic, the 2011 champion, destroyed French 28th seed Jeremy Chardy, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in just 86 minutes. He fired 38 winners, eight aces and committed just three unforced errors.

  • England to stage inaugural Test Championship

    England to stage inaugural Test Championship

    England and Wales to stage the inaugural World Test Championship in June and July of 2017

    England and Wales will stage the inaugural World Test Championship in June and July of 2017, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Saturday following the conclusion of its annual conference in London.

    The World Test Championship will replace the Champions Trophy, recently won by India this month after they beat hosts England by five runs in the final at Birmingham’s Edgbaston ground.

  • Rosberg holds on to take thrilling British GP

    Rosberg holds on to take thrilling British GP

    Nico Rosberg wins dramatic British GP for Mercedes after one of several explosive tyre failures scupper team mate Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of home victory

    Germany’s Nico Rosberg won a dramatic British Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday after one of several explosive tyre failures scuppered team mate Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of home victory.

    On an afternoon that also saw triple world champion Sebastian Vettel’s Red Bull break down while leading, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso boosted his title hopes with an unexpected third place.

  • Ten-man Velez beat Newell’s to win Argentine grand final

    Ten-man Velez beat Newell’s to win Argentine grand final

    Striker Lucas Pratto scores winner as 10-man Velez Sarsfield beat Newell’s Old Boys

    Striker Lucas Pratto scored the winner and goalkeeper Sebastian Sosa saved a penalty as 10-man Velez Sarsfield beat Newell’s Old Boys 1-0 to be crowned grand champions of the Argentine league season.

     Velez captain Fabian Cubero gave away a penalty and was sent off in the 27th minute but Sosa saved Ignacio Scocco’s penalty to deny Newell’s an equaliser after Pratto’s early goal in Saturday’s match on neutral ground in Mendoza.

  • CSKA Sofia fans stage violent protest over uncertainty

    CSKA Sofia fans stage violent protest over uncertainty

    Angry CSKA Sofia fans protest and throw stones and fireworks at Bulgarian Football Union’s headquarters

    Angry CSKA Sofia fans protested and threw stones and fireworks at the Bulgarian Football Union’s (BFU) headquarters on Saturday, angry at its lack of action as the debt-ridden club battles to avoid the obscurity of the amateur leagues.

    CSKA will play in the amateur championship next season if it fails to merge with another first division club in time for the start of the Bulgarian league on July 20.

  • Liberation War Museum staff testify against Alim

    Liberation War Museum staff testify against Alim

    Chief documentation officer Amena Khatun and research officer and librarian AKM Moinul Islam from the museum are the 28th and 29th prosecution witnesses in the case against Alim.

    Staff from the Liberation War Museum submitted their deposition against war crimes suspects Abdul Alim, a former BNP lawmaker, at the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT).

    Chief documentation officer Amena Khatun and research officer and librarian AKM Moinul Islam from the museum are the 28th and 29th prosecution witnesses in the case against Alim.

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    Dispute over CHT land commission draft

    The proposed amendment bypasses recommendations from concerned parties
    Political leaders of ten different parties yesterday said the recent amendment of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Dispute Resolution Commission (Amendment) Act 2013 was not written the way it had been proposed by the CHT Accord Implementation Committee or had been decided upon in several inter-ministerial meetings.

    The draft of the act was approved by the cabinet on May 27 and sent to parliament as a bill on June 16.

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    Egypt protesters gather to demand Morsi’s ouster

    Thousands of opponents and supporters of Egypt’s Islamist president began massing in city squares in competing rallies Sunday, gearing up for a day of massive nationwide protests that many fear could turn deadly as the opposition seeks to push out Mohammed Morsi.

  • Big Phil and Vicente face off

    Big Phil and Vicente face off

    Confederations Cup final brings together two hugely experienced coaches

    Football may be no country for old men, but Sunday’s Confederations Cup final in Rio between hosts Brazil and world champions Spain brings together two hugely experienced coaches who have seen it all.

    Luiz Felipe Scolari and Vicente del Bosque had hoped for this reunion and the match at the majestic Maracana stadium will see a battle of tactical wits.

    Both veteran managers will patrol their respective technical areas, urging their charges towards one of the modern game’s top prizes.

  • Sepp Blatter pledges $100M to Brazil

    Sepp Blatter pledges $100M to Brazil

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to criticism by pledging to give at least $100 million from profits

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded Friday to criticism of the cost of staging the World Cup in Brazil by pledging to give at least $100 million from profits back to the country.

    Soccer’s governing body gave South Africa $100 million to invest in development projects following the 2010 World Cup, but had not previously said it would establish a similar ‘’social fund’’ after the 2014 tournament to Brazil.

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