Atique Anam

December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019

Archery hits bullseye

Ety Khatun and Suma Biswash, two of the lesser-known archers from Bangladesh, could not hold back their tears as they rose to prominence by winning gold medals in the 13th South Asian Games to lead...

December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019

Archers create history

Bangladesh’s archers swept all 10 gold medals of the 13th South Asian Games, cruising to the title in the four events decided yesterday and in doing so, set a few individual and collective records...

December 9, 2019
December 9, 2019

Archery gets Ety a life of gold

14-year-old Ety Khatun could have been doing household chores in a village in Chuwadanga had she not restrained her parents from arranging her marriage two years ago.

December 9, 2019
December 9, 2019

Archers bring best day for Bangladesh

The recently-constructed Rangasala in Pokhara yesterday became the scene of Bangladesh’s most successful day in the history of the South Asian Games, turning into a gold-mine for the country, who...

December 8, 2019
December 8, 2019

Soumya the big star of SA Games

Soumya Sarkar might have failed to score big against Nepal, but there was no failure in drawing fans wherever he goes since coming to Kathmandu for the 13th South Asian Games.

December 8, 2019
December 8, 2019

Mabia ushers in second gold rush

Mabia Akter Simanta ended Bangladesh’s three-day gold-drought at the 13th South Asian Games yesterday before two more gold medals on the day turned it into Bangladesh’s best day of the Games since...

December 7, 2019
December 7, 2019

Ardina brings some relief for shooters

Ardina Ferdous was overcome with joy after she won a silver medal in the women’s individual 10m air pistol event of the 13th South Asian Games at the Satdobato Sports Complex in Kathmandu yesterday...

December 7, 2019
December 7, 2019

Bronze stacks up amid silver lining

The front pages of most of the national newspapers in Nepal on Friday were flush with blown-up pictures of Gaurika Singh, the Nepalese swimmer who just won her country its first-ever swimming...

December 6, 2019
December 6, 2019

Baki’s wait for gold continues

Bangladesh’s best rifle shooter Abdullahel Baki’s wait for a gold medal in South Asian Games continued as he settled for a bronze in his pet event of 10m air rifle on the fifth day of the Games,...

December 6, 2019
December 6, 2019

In hospital instead of athletics track

Bangladesh’s 400m sprint hope Zahir Raihan and fellow sprinter Abu Taleb failed to participate in the final of the event yesterday, owing to breathing problems and high pulse-rates due to the high...