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Raonic beats Cilic to make Aussie Open quarters

Big Canadian Milos Raonic blasted into his fifth Australian Open quarter-final in six years Sunday, outgunning fellow former world number three Marin Cilic in straight sets. The 32nd seed proved

The winners of the Mujib Borsho Cup Golf Tournament with the chief guest Director General of Bangladesh Ansar & VDP Major General Kazi Sharif Kaikobad, Founder Chairman of Dhaka Bank Limited & Director       Abdul Hai Sarker, former chairman of the Bank ATM Hayatuzzaman Khan, Director of the Bank Altaf Hossain Sarker, Managing Director of the Bank Emranul Huq and high officials of Bangladesh Army and the officials of Dhaka Bank Limited pose for photo at the Army Golf Club in Dhaka Cantonment on Saturday. Dhaka Bank   Limited sponsored the golf meet. The golf competition was held marking the 100th Birth Anniversary of     Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The winners of the Mujib Borsho Cup Golf Tournament with the chief guest Director General of Bangladesh Ansar & VDP Major General Kazi Sharif Kaikobad, Founder Chairman of Dhaka Bank Limited & Director Abdul Hai Sarker, former chairman of the Bank ATM Hayatuzzaman Khan, Director of the Bank Altaf Hossain Sarker, Managing Director of the Bank Emranul Huq and high officials of Bangladesh Army and the officials of Dhaka Bank Limited pose for photo at the Army Golf Club in Dhaka Cantonment on Saturday. Dhaka Bank Limited sponsored the golf meet. The golf competition was held marking the 100th Birth Anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Gauff, 15, proud after teary Melbourne exit

Gauff, 15, proud after teary Melbourne exit

Coco Gauff warned she is not even close to achieving her full potential and targeted the Tokyo Olympics after the 15-year-old exited the Australian Open in tears on Sunday.Gauff's fellow

Top seed Barty battles into Australian Open quarter-finals

Top seed Barty battles into Australian Open quarter-finals

Top seed and home hope Ashleigh Barty survived a scare to battle into the Australian Open quarter-finals in three sets on Sunday.The world number one beat American 18th seed Alison

'Simply wonderful' Haaland hits two more goals as Dortmund rout Cologne

'Simply wonderful' Haaland hits two more goals as Dortmund rout Cologne

AFP, Berlin :Teenager Erling Braut Haaland scored twice more off the bench on Friday as Borussia Dortmund moved up to third in the Bundesliga with a 5-1 thumping of Cologne.Having

Stokes sorry despite 'repeated abuse' - and 'Ed Sheeran reference'

Stokes sorry despite 'repeated abuse' - and 'Ed Sheeran reference'

AFP, Johannesburg :England star Ben Stokes apologised Friday for his angry exchange with a fan during the fourth and final Test against South Africa but claimed he was the victim

Federer says, 'epics' keep him motivated after Australian Open thriller

Federer says, 'epics' keep him motivated after Australian Open thriller

AFP, Melbourne :Roger Federer lives to win titles, but five-set thrillers like his epic against John Millman at the Australian Open are also a key reason why he is still

Second seed Pliskova out in latest Australian Open shock

Second seed Pliskova out in latest Australian Open shock

AFP, Melbourne :World number two Karolina Pliskova bombed out to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Saturday as the shocks kept rolling in the Australian Open third round.A day after Serena Williams and defending

Air Officer Commanding BAF Base Bangabandhu & Chairman of the Governing Body of BAF Shaheen College Kurmitola Air Vice Marshal M Syed Hossain with the teachers and the participants of the 39th Inter-House Annual Sports Competition of BAF  Shaheen College Kurmitola pose for a photo session at the College ground on Saturday. The Sports Competition was held marking the 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Air Officer Commanding BAF Base Bangabandhu & Chairman of the Governing Body of BAF Shaheen College Kurmitola Air Vice Marshal M Syed Hossain with the teachers and the participants of the 39th Inter-House Annual Sports Competition of BAF Shaheen College Kurmitola pose for a photo session at the College ground on Saturday. The Sports Competition was held marking the 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The awardees of the Kool-BSPA Sports Award and the guests and officials of Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA) pose for a photo session at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Friday.

The awardees of the Kool-BSPA Sports Award and the guests and officials of Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA) pose for a photo session at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Friday.

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Wozniacki heads into retirement after Australian Open defeat

Wozniacki heads into retirement after Australian Open defeat

Agency :A tearful but happy Caroline Wozniacki headed into retirement on Friday after a 7-5 3-6 7-5 third-round defeat at the hands of Tunisia's Ons Jabeur ended her participation

Tokyo organizers happy with preparations for Olympic Games

Tokyo organizers happy with preparations for Olympic Games

Agency :Organizers of the Tokyo Olympic Games said on Friday that they are excited and happy with the preparation for the Games with the opening ceremony only six months

Doping cases put career on pause, says Russian high jumper

Doping cases put career on pause, says Russian high jumper

Agency :The Olympics are six months away, but Russia's top track and field athlete has no idea if she'll be there. Mariya Lasitskene is a three-time world champion in

Japan midfielder Honda on Botafogo radar

Botafogo have submitted a formal bid to sign Japan international midfielder Keisuke Honda, according to media reports in Brazil. The 33-year-old has been identified by the Rio de Janeiro

Williams heartbreak as China's Wang shatters Grand Slam record bid

Williams heartbreak as China's Wang shatters Grand Slam record bid

AFP, Melbourne :America's Serena Williams suffered a stunning third-round defeat to China's Wang Qiang at the Australian Open on Friday, pushing Margaret Court's 47-year-old record for career Grand Slam

Japan's Hagino eyes Tokyo gold after Olympic hangover

Japan's Hagino eyes Tokyo gold after Olympic hangover

AFP, Tokyo :Japan's Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino admits he was swimming "slower than the women" during a rut after Rio, but has backed himself to win gold at this

Deposed Osaka says, she does not have 'champion mentality'

Deposed Osaka says, she does not have 'champion mentality'

Agency :Naomi Osaka said she had been overwhelmed by the pressure of defending her Australian Open title and admitted she does not have a "champion mentality" after losing to

Mascot Yodli and children perform during the closing ceremony of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne of Switzerland on Wednesday.

Mascot Yodli and children perform during the closing ceremony of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne of Switzerland on Wednesday.

Future of women's tennis on display in Coco v Osaka part II

Future of women's tennis on display in Coco v Osaka part II

Two of the most exciting young talents in tennis take centre stage at the Australian Open today when 15-year-old American Coco Gauff takes on reigning champion Naomi Osaka.It will be

Foolnahar Selim's 5th death anniversary today

Foolnahar Selim's 5th death anniversary today

Sports Reporter :Noted athlete and social worker Foolnahar Selim's 5th death anniversary will be observed today. She was the wife of renowned businessman and social worker of Khabir Ahmed Selim

Below-par Serena fends off Zidansek to reach Melbourne third round

Below-par Serena fends off Zidansek to reach Melbourne third round

Serena Williams admitted she was frustrated and not at her best as she fought off a stubborn Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.The American great,

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell (fifth from the left)  and President of Bangladesh Hockey      Federation (BHF) and Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force Masihuzzaman Serniabat (fifth from the right) and the officials of BHF and the officials of First Security Islami Bank Limited taking part at the jersey un-veiling programme of the Bangabandhu National School Hockey Competition in Falcon Hall of the city's Tejgaon Area on                              Wednesday. First Security Islami Bank Limited has sponsored the hockey meet.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell (fifth from the left) and President of Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) and Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force Masihuzzaman Serniabat (fifth from the right) and the officials of BHF and the officials of First Security Islami Bank Limited taking part at the jersey un-veiling programme of the Bangabandhu National School Hockey Competition in Falcon Hall of the city's Tejgaon Area on Wednesday. First Security Islami Bank Limited has sponsored the hockey meet.

Ansar retain Women's Handball title

Ansar retain Women's Handball title

Bangladesh Ansar and VDP retained the title of Bangabandhu 30th National Women's Handball Championship beating Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) by 33-25 goals in the final held on Tuesday at

Russia, heat cloud Tokyo 2020 Olympics with six months to go

Russia, heat cloud Tokyo 2020 Olympics with six months to go

Uncertainty over Russia's participation for the third consecutive Olympics and concerns over the heat hang heavy over Tokyo 2020 preparations, with only six months until the opening ceremony.The Japanese capital

Brazilian legend Julio Cesar to arrive in Dhaka today

Brazilian legend Julio Cesar to arrive in Dhaka today

Former Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar will arrive in the city today (Wednesday) afternoon for a two-day visit as a FIFA ambassador for the ongoing Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament.He

Sinner, 18, revels in Federer praise after first Slam win

Sinner, 18, revels in Federer praise after first Slam win

AFP, Melbourne :Fast-rising teenager Jannik Sinner won his first Grand Slam match Tuesday and basked in praise from Roger Federer, who said "we'll see a lot more of" the Italian.The

Gaby Lopez wins LPGA tournament in Florida in 7-hole playoff

Gaby Lopez wins LPGA tournament in Florida in 7-hole playoff

AP, Lake Buena Vista :Having already battled for five extra holes into darkness without producing a champion a day earlier, Gaby Lopez and Nasa Hataoka showed up to work at

President of Bangladesh Olympic Association and Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh Army General Aziz Ahmed handing over prize to a winner of the recently concluded South Asian Games 2019, at Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka Cantonment on Monday. Bangladesh Olympic Association accorded a reception to the medal winners of the South Asian Games 2019 that concluded in Nepal recently.

President of Bangladesh Olympic Association and Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh Army General Aziz Ahmed handing over prize to a winner of the recently concluded South Asian Games 2019, at Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka Cantonment on Monday. Bangladesh Olympic Association accorded a reception to the medal winners of the South Asian Games 2019 that concluded in Nepal recently.

Nadal opens Slam campaign with demolition

AFP, Melbourne :World number one Rafael Nadal blitzed past Hugo Dellien Tuesday to launch his campaign to equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles, dropping just five games

Second seed Pliskova starts Melbourne title tilt with win

Second seed Pliskova starts Melbourne title tilt with win

AFP, Melbourne :World number two Karolina Pliskova barrelled into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday as she chases her first Grand Slam crown.The 27-year-old Czech defeated France's Kristina Mladenovic