July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

Japan win softball opener as Games 'of hope' begin

Japan's women's softball team got the Tokyo 2020 Olympics off to a winning start for the hosts on Wednesday, kicking off a pandemic-postponed Games that the World Health Organization says...

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Tokyo organisers insist Olympic Village 'safe place to stay'

Tokyo Games organisers insisted Monday that the Olympic Village is "a safe place to stay", as fears of a coronavirus cluster emerged just days before the opening ceremony.

July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021

Refugee athletes torch of inspiration at Olympics

Afghan refugee Masomah Ali Zada hopes to be a beacon of inspiration for 82 million refugees all around the globe and especially for oppressed women, who were forced to flee their homes either...

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Nobel laureate Yunus to receive Olympic Laurel

Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus will receive the Olympic Laurel at the Tokyo Games, the second time the trophy has been awarded, the IOC said Thursday.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

The future of school athletics in Dhaka

A year has passed and has gone without a whistle blown, a coach lending a hand, parents and guardians cheering in the stands, and a student-athlete leading his or her team to success.

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

Hubbard to become first transgender athlete to compete at Games

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will become the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics after being selected by New Zealand for the women's event at the Tokyo Games, a decision set to...

April 6, 2021
April 6, 2021

France chases two medals from the 1904 Olympics

It has taken 117 years, but long-distance runner Albert Corey may finally be nearing home, bringing his two Olympic silver medals with him.

April 6, 2021
April 6, 2021

North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics

North Korea will not join the Tokyo Olympics this year due to coronavirus concerns, the country's sports ministry said on Tuesday, dashing South Korean hopes the Games could be a catalyst to...

April 4, 2021
April 4, 2021

Bangladesh Games to continue, football leagues to be suspended

Bangladesh Olympic Association's secretary general Syed Shahed Reza today told media that the Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games will continue as planned during the nationwide lockdown.

February 2, 2021
February 2, 2021

Shooters improve but still fall short of target

Bangladesh's premier shooters made slight improvements in terms of scores, yet fell short of medal contention in the Singapore Online Shooting Competition, which took place today.