Bishwajit Roy | The Daily Star
  • Bishwajit Roy

  • Structures are soulless without utilisation

    "Zero tolerance for corruption and irregularities." That was the policy that newly appointed State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel vowed to uphold on Tuesday, his first day as chairman of the National Sports Council (NSC).
  • Not out of the blue

    It is no surprise that Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's political journey has been dominating discussions in the country's sports fraternity. All were keen to know whether the Bangladesh ODI captain reached Awami League's Dhanmondi office on Sunday to collect the nomination papers.
  • 'Shakib in WC is top priority'

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has been under fire recently because of the perception that it was the BCB boss who forced star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to play in the Asia Cup despite the player saying that he would need surgery on an injured left little finger.
  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza catch

    Mashrafe, you deserve it

    It would not be an injustice in any way if the Cricket Gods allow Mashrafe Bin Mortaza to lift the Asia Cup trophy with his firm hands at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium today to bring smiles on the faces of the millions of cricket-crazy people in our country.
  • When football takes over

    Some tightened their lungis in the inimitable Bangladeshi style while getting ready for the next ball, a few were wearing three-quarter pants and all were bare-chested during the cricket match on a barren paddy field under fading daylight. This was the scene a few days ago in a remote village of Netrokona.