Anisur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • Kings the new champions

    A brace from Costa Rican World Cupper Daniel Colindres helped Bashundhara Kings lift the title of the TVS Federation Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Rahmatganj MFS in an exciting final at the Bangabandhu Nation Stadium yesterday.
  • BFF’s dysfunction produces mixed bag

    Two days after being re-elected for a third term as Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) President in May 2016, Kazi Salahuddin promised to place emphasis on developing district football, strengthening club football and building a strong national football team.
  • ‘We need to change the system’

    The country’s footballing hopes were illuminated after considerable time in the doldrums following the national team’s impressive recent performances against higher-ranked sides in the ongoing Joint Qualifiers of the World Cup and Asia Cup.
  • Blooming in the dark

    Whether the story is of success or failure, mainstream sports like cricket, football, hockey and to a lesser extent shooting, swimming and other disciplines always hit the headlines.
  • A widespread malaise

    The hasty exit of the Bangladesh national swimming team’s Japanese coach Takeo Inoki because of the punishment he witnessed being meted out to junior swimmers has forced the authorities to identify a new way to penalise rule-breakers during training camps.