Atique Anam

December 6, 2020
December 6, 2020

With better planning and prep, things can only get better

Following the 5-0 defeat against Qatar in a World Cup qualifying fixture in Doha on Friday night, Bangladesh coach Jamie Day was quick to emphasise that the margin of defeat, despite it being the...

November 30, 2020
November 30, 2020

Better safe than sorry

Bangladesh’s premier golfer Siddikur Rahman is prepared to forego the riches on offer in the Indian tour and even the lure of a second Olympics participation in order to be safe and secure from the...

November 24, 2020
November 24, 2020

An unyielding spirit

An iconic footballer and sports organiser, Badal Roy lost his battle with cancer and breathed his last in Dhaka on Sunday.

November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020

Get well soon, Jamie Day

When watching Italy take on Poland in a crucial Nations League fixture on Sunday night, it was hard not to draw a few parallels between the four-time world champions and Bangladesh, one of the...

October 5, 2020
October 5, 2020

A fourth false dawn?

In the late hours of Saturday, following an exhausting-yet-satisfying BFF Elective Congress when Kazi Salahuddin, surrounded by his jubilant panel members, announced to media that he “would work...

June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020

Golfers left in the lurch

The Kurmitola Golf Club inside the Dhaka Cantonment should have been abuzz with members, golfers and caddies: playing, practising and spending a lively time golfing and in social activities....

April 2, 2020
April 2, 2020

Reminiscence: My first match

The first match I watched live from a venue, unless my memory deceives me, was the India v Pakistan cricket match during the 1988 Wills Asia Cup in Dhaka.

December 31, 2019
December 31, 2019

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Had it not been for the South Asian Games towards the end of the year, it would have been really difficult to gauge the performance of myriad sports, which do not get the exposure and competitive...

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

The highs and lows for Bangladesh

Gaurika Singh, the Nepal’s swimming sensation, was for the second time the headline of almost all the national newspaper front pages on Tuesday as the country wrapped up the 13th South Asian Games...

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

Hosts shine as SA Games conclude

The 13th South Asian Games came to an end yesterday, bringing the curtain down on the largest multi-discipline sporting extravaganza of the region at the Dasarath Rangasala in Kathmandu.