Bangladesh Men's Hockey team completed the 12-nation 19th Asian Games Men's Hockey assignment with a humiliating 0-12 goals defeat against India in their last Pool A match at the Gongshu Canal Sports Park Stadium in Hangzhou on Monday. Asian Games Hockey: Bangladesh tastes first victory vs Singapore by 7-3 goals Bangladesh suffered their biggest defeat against India, matching the low set 41 years back, after their 0-12 goals defeat in the Delhi Asian Games in 1982. Men's Asian 5s Hockey: Bangladesh taste first victory beating Japan by 10-3 goals But Bangladesh suffered their biggest defeat in their first appearance in the Asian Games in 1978 losing to Pakistan by 0-17 goals, followed by their 0-14 defeat against South Korea in 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. With the day's well merited victory, India clinched the top slot of six-team Pool A to reach the semifinal with an all win record securing full 15 points from all the five group encounters while Bangladesh finished 4th in Pool A with six points beating Singapore 7-3 and Uzbekistan by 4-2 goals. Asian 5s Hockey: Bangladesh women's team finish 8th In the day's one sided match, captain Harmanpreet Singh (2', 4', 32') and Mandeep Singh (18', 24', 46') made hattricks scoring three goals each for India. Besides, Abhishek scored two (41', 57') while Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (23'), Amit Rohidas (28'), Nilkanta Sharma (47') and Gurjan Singh (56') scored one each for India in the day's match.
Former silver medalist of Asian Games Bangladesh Men's Kabaddi team made a flying start in the 19th Asian Games Kabaddi outplaying Japan by 52-17 points in Group A opener at Court-1 of the Xiaoshan Guali Sports Center in Hangzhou on Monday. Bangladesh Men's team comfortably dominated the first half by 25-5 points. Bangabandhu Cup Int'l Kabaddi: Bangladesh clinch hat-trick title beating Chinese Taipei in final Tuhin Tarafder-led Bangladesh team earned the victory dominating the match all through and earned four creditable lonas (all out), two in each half. Bangladesh men's team have been placed in five-team Group A of the Asian Games Kabaddi earlier with India, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Thailand while four- team Group B comprises Iran, South Korea, Pakistan and Malaysia .In the remaining Group A matches, Bangladesh will play their giant neighbor India on Tuesday also at 6:30 am, Chinese Taipei on Wednesday at 7:30 am and Thailand on Thursday at 1 pm at the same venue. Bangabandhu Cup Kabaddi: Bangladesh emerges unbeaten group champions beating Iraq 49-33 Top two teams from each of the two groups will play the semifinal on Oct 6 while the final match will be held on Oct 7 at 2 pm. But, the Bangladesh Women's Kabaddi team spoiled a golden opportunity to win a bronze medal losing to their South Asian rivals Nepal by 24-37 points in the opening Group B match of the Asian Games held at court -2 of the same venue on Monday. Bangladesh Women were trailing by 16-21 points in the first half. Bangladesh Women's team put in three-team Group B of the Asian Games with Iran and Nepal while four- team Group A team consists of India, Chinese Taipei, South Korea and Thailand. A win in the day's match will assure the semifinal berth of Bangladesh women to clinch the bronze medal as the top two teams of the group will advance to the semifinal. Bangabandhu Cup Int'l Kabaddi: Bangladesh make flying start beating Poland in opener With day's frustrating result, Bangladesh Women's Kabaddi team are almost deprived of a medal in a prospective event like the last Asian Games. Bangladesh Kabaddi team, which bring laurels for the country by winning Asian Games medal regularly since Beijing Asian Games in 1990, now facing medal drought in the Asiad and Bangladesh failed to win any medal in the last Asian Games in Jakarta. However, Bangladesh Women's will play defending champions Iran on Wednesday at 8:30 pm in the remaining Group B match to decide their fate.
Bangladesh finished 7th in the Ranking Round of the Recurve Men's team event of the 19th Asian Games Archery scoring 1963 that began in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Sunday. Sagar Islam finished 22nd scoring 662 while Ram Krishna Saha was placed 29th scoring 653 to qualify for the individual events. Read: Bangladesh Men's, Women's Kabaddi team to start 19th Asian Games campaign on Monday Country's celebrated archer Ruman Shana, who was included in the Asiad team after an eleven months suspension, miserably out from the individual event's race scoring 648. In the men's team event, Bangladesh team will play Vietnam. In the Women's team event, Bangladesh team comprising Diya Siddiqui, Fahmida Sultana Nisha and Shima Akter Shimu finished 14th scoring 1825 to face Chinese Taipei in the next round. Read: Asian Games Chess: Bangladesh men suffer 1.5–2.5 points defeat against Kyrgyzstan In the ranking round of Compound Division, Bangladesh men's team finished 12th to play Malaysia in the next round while the Women's team finished 8th to play Hong Kong in the next round. Asian Games Golf: Bangladeshi famed golfer Siddikur Rahman finished 14th in the 19th Asian Games Golf scoring overall 13-under par after the day's 4th and last round held in Hangzhou on Sunday four while another Bangladesh golfer Jamal Hossain finished 35th scoring equal par.
Former silver medalist of the Asian Games Bangladesh Men's Kabaddi team will start their campaign in the 19th Asian Games taking on Japan in the opening Group A match on Monday (Oct 2) at 6:30 am (Bangladesh time) at the Xiaoshan Guali Sports Centre in Hangzhou, China Bangladesh have been placed in five-team Group A of the Asian Games Kabaddi with India, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Thailand while four- team Group B comprises Iran, South Korea, Pakistan and Malaysia. Bangabandhu Cup Int'l Kabaddi: Bangladesh clinch hat-trick title beating Chinese Taipei in final In the remaining Group A matches, Bangladesh will play their giant neighbor India on Tuesday also at 6:30 am, Chinese Taipei on Wednesday at 7:30 am and Thailand on Thursday at 1 pm at the same venue. Top two teams from each of the two groups will play the semifinal on Oct 6 while the final match will be held on Oct 7 at 2 pm. Bangladesh Women's Kabaddi team will also start their 19th Asian Games campaign taking on Nepal on Monday at 8:30 am at the same venue. Bangabandhu Cup Kabaddi: Holders Bangladesh to play Chinese Taipei in final on Tuesday Bangladesh Women's team put in three-team Group B of the Asian Games with Iran and Nepal while four- team Group A team consists of India, Chinese Taipei, South Korea and Thailand. In the remaining Group B match, Bangladesh will play Iran on Wednesday at 8:30 pm. Top two teams from each of the two groups will play the semifinal on Oct 6 while the final match will be held on Oct 7 at 7:30 am. The men’s event features nine teams with each match lasting for 45 minutes while the women’s category has seven teams with the duration of the match lasting for 35 minutes.
Suro Krishna claims Super Lightweight Intercontinental title at Beximco Xcel Boxing Championship 2.0 Fight Night
Pro-Boxing's Bangladeshi champion Suro Krishna Chakma has added yet another feather to his cap after clinching the Super Lightweight Intercontinental Championship title at the Beximco Xcel Boxing Championship fight night on Saturday. Suro Chakma came face-to-face with Nepal's Mahendra Bahadur Chand in the Super Lightweight category where the defending champion beat his Nepalese opponent in a nail-biting eight round thriller. The InterContinental Dhaka was bustling with boxing enthusiasts as the "Beximco Xcel Boxing Championship 2.0 Fight Night" unfolded. Also read: Beximco XBC Fight Night: Ruqsana clinches debut win, Sura Krishna remains undefeated With 16 participants from various countries, the night witnessed 8 intense bouts across categories such as Super Middleweight, Flyweight, Bantamweight, Super Lightweight, Welterweight, and Light Heavyweight.
Bangladesh's men’s team lost to Kyrgyzstan by 1.5-2.5 game points in the second round men's team event match of the 19th Asian Games Chess held in Hangzhou, China, on Saturday. In the day's second round, IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman of Bangladesh beat IM Markov Mikhail of Kyrgyzstan, while GM Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh drew with FM Sezdbekov Ruslan of Kyrgyzstan. In the day's other two matches, GM Enamul Hossain Razib and GM Niaz Murshed lost to EM Orozbaev Eldiar and FM Zhakshylykov Erzhan of Kyrgyzstan, respectively.
The last two-time fastest man of Bangladesh, Imranur Rahman, was eliminated from the semifinal of the men's 100-metre sprint of the 19th Asian Games Athletics at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium in Hangzhou on Saturday. The England-based Bangladesh-origin athlete finished sixth among the eight participants of the event's first semifinal with a timing of 10.42 seconds, improving just 02 seconds over the heats. Also read: 240-member contingent to represent Bangladesh in 19th Asian Games in China In his first appearance in the Asian Games on Friday, Imanrur qualified for the event's semifinal as he finished third in heat number five, clocking 10.44 seconds. However, he was placed overall 17th among 24 athletes who qualified for the semifinals from the event's five heats. Also read: Asian Games Hockey: Bangladesh earn 2nd consecutive win, beating Uzbekistan by 4-2 goals Earlier, Imranur made his career-best time of 10.11 seconds in the 100-metre sprint in an athletics competition held at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. The Bangladesh Athletics Federation recognised his personal best timing as the Bangladesh national record as the meet was approved and accredited by the World Athletics. Imranur earlier clinched the historic gold medal, the first-ever by any Bangladeshi athlete at the Asian level, in the men's 60-metre sprint of the 10th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships with a record timing of 6.59 seconds at the Kazakhstan capital Astana last February. Also read: Asian Games: Bangladesh to play India in men's football on Thursday He emerged as the country's fastest man with a national record in his maiden competition, with a timing of 10.29 seconds. He further improved his record in the Asian Athletics Championship held in Bangkok in July this year with a timing of 10.25 seconds in the 100 m sprint. Earlier, Bangladeshi-origin American boxer Jinnat Ferdous was eliminated from the boxing event of the ongoing Asian Games in the very first round after suffering a straight 0-5 defeat.
Bangladesh earned its second consecutive victory in Pool A match of the 12-nation 19th Asian Games Men's Hockey, beating Uzbekistan by 4-2 goals at the Gongshu Canal Sports Park Stadium in Hangzhou on Saturday. Earlier, Bangladesh beat Singapore by 7-3 goals in the previous match last Thursday after suffering two consecutive defeats in the first two matches. Also read: Asian Games Hockey: Bangladesh tastes first victory vs Singapore by 7-3 goalsEarlier, Bangladesh suffered a 2-7 goal defeat against defending champions Japan in the first match and conceded a 2-5 goal defeat against eight-time Asian Games champions Pakistan in the second match. Bangladesh, which was placed in six-team Pool A of the Asiad Hockey with India, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore, and Uzbekistan, will play group leader India on Monday in remaining Pool A match. Also read: Asian Games Hockey: Bangladesh suffer 2-5-goal defeat against Pakistan After the match, arch-rivals India and Pakistan secured a full nine points from three straight matches to brighten their semifinal berth from Pool A, while Japan also bagged nine points from four matches. Two unbeaten teams—India and Pakistan—scheduled to play each other Saturday evening. Bangladesh is in the fourth slot with four points, playing four matches, while Uzbekistan and Singapore are at the bottom without any points, also playing four matches. Also read: Asian Games Hockey Qualifier: Bangladesh finish runners-up after suffering 2-6 defeat against Oman The day's match was locked in 2-2 goals in the first half. Ashraful Islam put Bangladesh ahead in the 10th minute from a penalty corner (1-0). Ruslan Karimov levelled the margin for Uzbekistan in the 17th minute (1-1). Arshad Hossain again put Bangladesh ahead in the 21st minute, while Janibek neutralised the margin for Uzbekistan in the 26th minute to lock the first half (2-2). Ashraful Islam scored his second and third goal for Bangladesh in the 42nd minute from a penalty stroke (3-2). Amirul Islam sealed the fate of the match by scoring the fourth goal for Bangladesh in the 52nd minute from a penalty corner (4-2).
Bangladesh tasted the first victory in their 3rd Pool A match of the 12-nation 19th Asian Games Men's Hockey beating Singapore by 7-3 goals at the Gongshu Canal Sports Park Stadium in Hangzhou on Thursday. Earlier, Bangladesh suffered a 2-7 goals defeat against defending champions Japan in the first match and conceded a 2-5 goals defeat against eight-time Asian Games champions Pakistan in the 2nd match. Also read: Asian Games Hockey: Bangladesh suffer 2-5-goal defeat against Pakistan In the day's match, Pushkar Khisha Mimo, who scored one goal each against both Japan and Pakistan, today (Thursday) also opened the Bangladesh account in the very 7th minute (1-0). Milon Hossain doubled the Bangladesh margin in the 23rd minute (2-0) while Ashraful Islam scored the 3rd goal for Bangladesh in the 35th minute from a penalty stroke (3-0). Also read: Jr Asia Cup Hockey: Bangladesh eliminated in group stage Hariraj Naidu and Kent Loo reduced the margin for Singapore scoring two quick goals in the 38th and 39th minutes respectively (3-2). But, Arshad Hossain and Rakibul Hasan further sounded the Bangladesh margin scoring two more goals in the 44th and 47th minutes (5-2) while Hariraj Naidu again pulled the margin one back in the 51st minute (5-3). Shohanur Rahman Sabuj of Bangladesh sealed the fate of the match scoring two more goals from penalty corners in the 57th and 60th minutes respectively enabling the team to a comfortable 7-3 goals victory. Also read: Asian 5s Hockey: Bangladesh women's team finish 8th Bangladesh, which was placed in six-team Pool A of the Asiad Hockey with India, Japan, Pakistan, Singapore and Uzbekistan, will play Uzbekistan on Sept 30 and India on October 2 in remaining Pool A matches Meanwhile, Bangladesh's fasted man Imranur Rahman will start his Asian Games campaign competing in the games hot event of the men's 100- meter sprint on Friday. He will compete in heats number five of the event at 8 pm Bangladesh time.
Bangladeshi International Master Mohammad Fahad Rahman finished 18th, and Grand Master Enamul Hossain Razib was placed 20th among the 34 players in the individual event of the 19th Asian Games Chess, securing 4.5 points each after the ninth and last round matches held in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Wednesday. Bangladeshi WFM Noshin Anjum finished 20th among the 30 players in the women's individual events, securing 4 points. The eighth and ninth round matches were held on Wednesday. Asian Games Chess: Razib, Fahad earn 4 points each after 7th round In the day's eighth round, GM Enamul Hossain Razib drew with his compatriot IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman in the men's individual, while WFM Noshin Anjum won against WCM Al-Khelaifi Aisha of Qatar in the women's individual. In the ninth round, GM Enamul Hossain Razib lost to GM Erigaisi Arjun of India, IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman lost to GM Rinat Jumabayev of Kazakhstan in the men's individual, and WFM Noshin Anjum won against Alawadhi Amenah of Kuwait in the women's individual. Asiad Chess: GM Enamul Hossain Razib beat Kao Jamison Edrich of Hong Kong in 4th round In the men's individual, GM Wei Yi of China clinched the gold medal, securing 7.5 points; GM Abdusattorov Nadirbek of Uzbekistan won the silver medal with 7 points; and GM Sindarov Javokhir of Uzbekistan bagged the bronze medal with 6.5 points. Inter-University Chess: Dhaka University Knights Mares emerge unbeaten champion In the women's individual, GM Zhu Jiner of China lifted the gold medal with 7 points, WIM Omonova Umida of Uzbekistan won the silver medal, and GM House Yifan won the bronze medal, collecting 6.5 points. The men’s and women’s team events competitions will begin on Friday.