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  • Science-based mobile games launched for class 6-8 students

    A local game developer develops three separate mobile games for the students of grade six, seven and eight to solve the complicated chapters of their science textbooks for the first-of-its-kind initiative in the country.

  • Flame of reconciliation to burn brightly at Commonwealth Games

    The two decade reconciliation process which has seen Australia confront its treatment of indigenous people has been fully embraced by 2018 Commonwealth Games organisers, Gold Coast Elder Ted Williams told AFP.

  • Premier division basketball

    The Gregarious, The Greggs Club and Eagles Club won their respective matches of the Unimed Unihealth Premier Division Basketball League at the Dhanmdoni Indoor Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

  • Islamic Solidarity Games: BD to send 31-man team

    Bangladesh will take part in 4th Islamic Solidarity Games which is scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from May 12 to 22, an official of Bangladesh Olympic Association informed.

  • Hosts in seven finals

    Having confirmed final berth in two events on Saturday, hosts Bangladesh ensured five more final berths in the 1st ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship at the Maulna Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Fizz, Al-Amin in TOI team of the year

    Bangladesh cricketers Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain and Shakib Al Hasan were included in the Times of India T20I team of the year for their outstanding performances in the shorter format of the game.

  • Murray wins third BBC Sports Personality award

    Andy Murray was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time on Sunday despite his wife telling him she was voting for one of his rivals.

  • National swimming starts today

    The National Swimming Championship gets underway today at the Mirpur Swimming Complex after a year's break.

  • Brazil authorizes Irish Olympic chief's release on bail

    A Brazilian judge ruled that Irish Olympic Committee (IOC) president Patrick Hickey, awaiting trial over an alleged ticketing scam, could be released on bail and leave the country.

  • Koeman tips Liverpool to challenge for title

    Everton manager Ronald Koeman has tipped the Merseyside club's fierce rivals Liverpool to be among the sides fighting for the Premier League title this season.

  • Leicester's Mendy out for five weeks, says Ranieri

    Leicester City midfielder Nampalys Mendy will be out of action for around five weeks after undergoing an surgery on his ankle, manager Claudio Ranieri says.

  • Gay, Bailey eye bobsled role

    Veteran sprinter Tyson Gay is making a bid to force his way onto the US bobsled team after entering this week's National Push Championships in Canada.

  • BD officials not dreaming of medals

    Bangladesh will send a 23-member team to take part in five different disciplines of the 5th Asian Beach Games, scheduled to

  • 'Huge' gender pay gap in sport not closing

    The huge gulf between how much male and female athletes are paid is not likely to narrow in the foreseeable future.

  • Shakil outguns Shahadat

    South Asian Games gold medallist Shakil Ahmed grabs his first gold medal in domestic circuit.

  • Rio Olympics: Phelps hails role inspiring his own defeat

    Michael Phelps has acknowledged a "small part" in his own dramatic Olympic defeat by Singapore hero Joseph Schooling but bears no grudge.

  • Rio Olympics: Schooling wins Singapore's first gold

    In just one performance, Singapore's Joseph Schooling beats swimming great Michael Phelps, takes home his city state's first Olympic gold medal and becomes an instant millionaire.

  • Rio Olympics: Aussie Chalmers breaks 48-year drought

    Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers wins the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold, as golf heads for a controversial return to the Games after 112 years.

  • Rio Olympics 2016: Shaymoly bow out

    Archer Shyamoly Roy makes a predictable first-round exit from the recurve bow event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

  • Rio Olympics: Indians immune to Olympic fever

    Around a giant screen showing the Olympics in a central New Delhi park, young Indians chat, take selfies or snooze in the late afternoon heat, glancing only occasionally at the heroic sporting feats on display.

  • Let the games begin

    Brazil unfurls a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, all to the pounding beat of samba, bossa nova and funk.

  • Britain taking no chances

    Record-seeking Britain pull out all the stops for their Rio Olympics campaign -- to the extent of employing their own plumber for the leaky athletes' village.

  • Andy Murray

    Inspired Murray bids for Olympic glory

    Andy Murray reveals the secret behind the personalised notes that fueled his Wimbledon triumph and will inspire his bid for more Olympic glory.

  • Further 45 new failures from London and Beijing Games

    A further 45 athletes test positive for banned substances after a second set of samples were re-analysed from the London and Beijing Olympics.

  • Curvy Brazilian women inspire medal design

    "Rio de Janeiro is a city full of curves in the sea and hills, just like the body of the Brazilian woman," says sculptor Nelson Carneiro, 60, who created the 5,130 bronze, silver and gold medals at the national mint, called Casa da Moeda.

  • Bolt gears up for Olympic trials

    Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong Thursday as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.

  • Golfer pulls out of Olympics due to Zika

    South African Branden Grace joins a growing list of leading golfers withdrawing from the Rio Olympics on Friday due to concerns about the Zika virus.

  • McIlroy pulls out of Olympics over Zika virus

    Rory McIlroy has pulled out of the Olympic Games in Rio because of concerns about the Zika virus.

  • Rio state declares financial emergency

    Rio de Janeiro's governor declares a state of financial emergency and requests federal funds to help fulfill obligations for public services during the Olympics that start August 5.

  • Bolt to tune up in London

    Usain Bolt will fine-tune his preparations for the Rio Olympics by competing at the Anniversary Games in London on July 22, organisers said.