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Cricket wins are great, but …

July 16, 2015
Subir Bhaumik
Cricket wins are great, but …

Mashrafe Mortaza’s Tigers in red-and-green have given Bangladesh much to celebrate this summer of 2015. Back-to-back ODI series wins against Pakistan, India, and South Africa are like a dream script of sporting success that will make any new cricket-playing nation proud. Reaching the World Cup quarterfinals before that, also proved the Tigers are not...
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Posted in 1971, Cricket, South Asia, Sport | 6 Comments »

Soccer crusade

July 16, 2014
Nazrul Islam
Soccer crusade

FIFA World Cup 2014 is now over. Just like any other competitions, winners leave the field (or Television/Computer/Laptop) chanting with smiling faces
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Lessons learnt from WC 2014

July 15, 2014
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Lessons learnt from WC 2014

The greatest sporting event, the FIFA World Cup 2014 ends with the victory of Germany as World Cup winner for the fourth time
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Hail football, hail the fans!

July 14, 2014
Samia R. Karim
Hail football, hail the fans!

“Now that it’s done, I am glad it’s over.” The World Cup is done and the madness is over for the next four years as Bangladesh went through two painful defeats
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Dey, dey!

July 10, 2014
Ishrat Firdousi
Dey, dey!

Blitzkrieg. Lightning war. It was invented by the Germans after WWI. The attacking force forces a breakthrough into enemy defence with a series of short
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Shakib again

July 7, 2014
Mariha Islam
Shakib again

Shakib Al Hasan is a man with two completely different sides to his character. One is loved immensely for what he has done for his country
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Posted in Cricket, Sport | 24 Comments »

World Cup wonders

July 3, 2014
Ishrat Firdousi
World Cup wonders

He:    There was no dope test in ancient Greece. She:   How do you know? Were you there in BCE?
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The sweat, toil and deaths behind 2022 FIFA World Cup

June 14, 2014
Latif Quader
The sweat, toil and deaths behind 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar will be the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the first Arab country to do so, as they hosted the 2006 Asian Games.
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Posted in Human Rights, Sport | 4 Comments »

Copa Mundial 2014

June 12, 2014
Ishrat Firdousi
Copa Mundial 2014

Am I so round with you as you with me, That like a football you do spurn me thus?
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To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

April 22, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

Hello Ayub Khan Sir, how is death treating you? You may have been little worried about how Bengalis may be thinking about you
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Posted in Environment/Climate, Sport, Uncategorized | 29 Comments »

T20 World Cup and all that

April 6, 2014
Ishrat Firdousi
T20 World Cup and all that

Some people do not suffer fools, with some nowhere near gracefully. I know many of my friends don’t.
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Posted in Cricket, Sport, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Set the Tigers free

March 30, 2014
Iftekhar Hossain
Set the Tigers free

My school was West End High School; one of the older schools in Dhaka. It was located right on the border line of the Old and the New Dhaka.
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Posted in Cricket, Sport | 18 Comments »

In memory yet green

October 14, 2013
Hammad Ali
In memory yet green

No matter what anyone might say, I feel our generation was born in the best time possible. Growing up in the 90s, we had our cricket
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Posted in Sport | 14 Comments »

‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’

October 31, 2013
Hasan Zillur Rahim
‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’

If you have the courage of your conviction and act on it, people will love and respect you, even if they hate and scorn you at first.
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Posted in Achievement, Sport | 4 Comments »

Revisiting London 2012 Olympics

August 14, 2013
A. Rahman
Revisiting London 2012 Olympics

July 27th 2012 – the beginning of four yearly cycle of sports extravaganza – the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The whole of
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