• 1 dead, 3 hurt in US synagogue shooting

    A gunman walked into a San Diego-area synagogue crowded with Sabbath worshipers and opened fire with an assault-style rifle, killing one woman inside and wounding three others in a hate crime carried out on the last day of Passover, authorities have said.

  • Woman shot dead in N Ireland in 'terrorist incident'

    A woman is shot dead during riots in the city of Londonderry in Northern Ireland and the killing is being treated as a terrorist incident, police say, following the latest upsurge in violence to shake the troubled region.

  • 49 killed, 20 wounded in NZ mosque shootings

    At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country's worst ever mass shooting which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism.

  • 15 killed in a nightclub shooting in Mexico state

    At least 15 people are killed and another seven wounded in a shooting at a nightclub early on Saturday in Mexico's violence-wracked Guanajuato state, according to the local prosecutor's office.

  • Thai man shoots 6 family members in New Year party

    A Thai man who felt slighted by his in-laws shoots dead six family members including his two young children at a New Year's Eve party before turning the gun on himself, police says.

  • South Carolina shooting spree leaves cop dead, 6 wounded

    Seven law enforcement officers are shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home near Florence, South Carolina, sparking a two-hour siege that ended with the suspect's arrest, authorities say.

  • Arnab wins silver in Wako

    Young shooter Arnab Sharar won silver medal in the 10m air rifle event of the youth section in the 10th Asian Championship in Wako City, Japan today.

  • Baki, Disha win gold

    Bangladeshi shooters Abdullahel Baki and Syeda Atkiya Hasan Disha win gold in the 10m air rifle team event in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan today.

  • Rabbi wins silver in Baku

    Rabbi Hasan Munna wins a silver medal in 10m air rifle event -- Bangladesh's first in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games 2017 -- at Azerbaijan capital Baku on Saturday.

  • BD shooters lag behind in Delhi

    Bangladeshi shooters endured another frustrating day in the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi on Sunday as none of them got even close to qualifying marks for the final rounds of their respective events.

  • Rabiul outguns BKSP boys

    Rabiul Islam put an end to the dominance of Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan (BKSP) by winning the gold medal in 10m air rifle event on the concluding day of Hamidur Rahman 2nd National Youth Shooting Championships at the National Shooting Complex yesterday.

  • Stiff competition on opening day

    In quest of finding new shooters for long-term training to materialise 'vision 2020', the Hamidur Rahman 2nd National Youth Shooting Championship got underway at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan, with the participants competing neck-and-neck in all three events decided yesterday.

  • Youth shooting gets underway

    Hamidur Rahman 2nd Youth Shooting Championship got underway at the National Shooting Sports Federation (BSSF) in Gulshan yesterday.

  • BSSF's Vision 2020 gets off the ground

    The Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation (BSSF) had last November disclosed its ambitious 'Vision 2020' plan to win a medal from the Tokyo Olympics and to bring that vision closer to reality, the game's governing body is all set to start a long-term training programme at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan today.

  • US sport grapples with racial tension in wake of shootings

    The shootings of two black men by police in Tulsa and Charlotte reverberate in the US sports world as racial tensions flare around the United States.

  • Shakil outguns Shahadat

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

  • Girl gets the better of women

    Turing Dewan impresses in the junior section of the 28th National Shooting Championships when she clinches the 10m air pistol event in some style at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan.

  • Mayeda fires to gold

    Newcomer Mayeda Momtahina of Army Shooting Association stunned her senior counterparts in the Beximco 28th National Shooting Championship after grabbing the gold medal in the women's 10metre air rifle event at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan yesterday.

  • Rio Olympics: Vietnam shooters lacked training bullets

    Vietnam's prime minister admits Olympic hopefuls faced inadequate training equipment before the games, including a lack of bullets in shooting, a discipline that won the nation's first ever gold.

  • 'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

    A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

  • ‘I can no longer stay silent’

    Basketball legend Michael Jordan speaks out on police violence and announces two $1 million grants, to civil rights group NAACP's Legal Defense Fund and to a group that works on improving police relations with communities.

  • Sagor, Tumpa get wild card entry for Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee approve 'wild card' entries to the Olympic Games for two Bangladeshi athletes, Mahfuzur Rahman Sagor and Sonia Akhter Tumpa.

  • Fifty people died and another 53 injured early Sunday when a heavily-armed gunman opened fire and seized hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, police said, in the worst mass shooting in US history.

    FBI looking at whether Orlando gunman led secret gay life

    The murky picture of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen grew more complex Tuesday with word that the FBI is investigating whether he had been a regular at the gay dance club he attacked and had been leading a secret life as a gay man.

  • Orlando: Dad unaware that attacker had 'hatred in his heart'

    The father of a gunman who killed 50 people in an Orlando gay club says he did not know that his son had "hatred in his heart".

  • Shooting over school body polls leaves 7 injured

    At least seven people, including two siblings, suffered bullet injuries as the president of a high school managing committee

  • Baki takes aim at Olympics medal drought

    An Olympics triumph can make you a hero in any country but legendary status awaits Abdullah Hel Baki if he can finally rid Bangladesh of an unwanted distinction, the biggest nation never to win a medal.

  • Baki gets wild card for Rio

    The International Olympic Committee yesterday granted a 'wild card' for shooter Abdullah Hel Baki for the upcoming Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 to 21.

  • Sparks fly as Riaz-Mou go on camera

    On a hot sultry day, a crowd gathers around Dhanmondi Lake to get a glimpse of Riaz and Mou, giving shots for a song sequence for their upcoming telefilm.

  • Shooting 10-yr-old: Cops file charges against Manjurul

    Police files charges against Awami League lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 Manzurul Ahsan Liton over shooting a 10-year-old boy in Sundarganj upazila.

  • Siege in Sydney ends with gunman found dead

    A gunman who killed one person and injured two others are found dead Monday after a lengthy police siege of an industrial estate in the Australian city of Sydney.