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Other Sports admin November 1, 2021

South Asian Artistic Gymnastics to begin on Oct 27

The logo unveiling ceremony of the Bangabandhu 5th Central South Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championship 2021. Photo: Collected The Bangabandhu 5th Central South Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championship 2021, organised by the Bangladesh Gymnastics Federation (BGF) on the occasion of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be held between October 27-31. The logo of the tournament was unveiled at Dhaka Club on Saturday. Apart from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Uzbekistan and Pakistan are participating in this year's event. About 170 personnel including 67 gymnasts from six countries will be participating in the event. A

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Other Sports admin November 1, 2021

18-year-old Alcaraz gets revenge on Murray

Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz avenged his Indian Wells defeat to Andy Murray on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP event in Vienna. Alcaraz, 16 years younger than former world number one and three-time major winner Murray, clinched a 6-3, 6-4 win. Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz avenged his Indian Wells defeat to Andy Murray on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP event in Vienna. Alcaraz, 16 years younger than former world number one and three-time major winner Murray, clinched a 6-3, 6-4 win. Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz avenged his Indian Wells defeat to Andy Murray on Wednesday

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Other Sports admin November 1, 2021

Banafuly bags bronze for BD while Uzbeks keep dominating

Uzbek gymnasts kept their domination intact in the Bangabandhu 5th Central South Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championship with seven gold medals while hosts Bangladesh bagged a bronze medal on the second day of the six-nation event at Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. Hot favourites Uzbekistan grabbed gold and silver in women's senior individual vault event, as predicted, with the gold and silver going to Miroshnichenko Anastsiya and Jumabekova Gulnaz, who scored 12.88 and 12.82, respectively, while Bangladesh's Banafuly Chakma grabbed the bronze medal after scoring an impressive 12.42 points.

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Other Sports admin November 1, 2021

Rajib shines among the local gymnasts

Bangladesh's Rajib Chakma performs in men's (junior) individual floor exercise event, where he won the silver medal on the third and final day of Bangabandhu 5th Central South Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championship at the Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. Rajib also won a bronze medal in men's (junior) vaulting table event as Bangladesh grabbed a silver and three bronze medals from the three-day meet. Uzbekistan emerged champions with 19 gold, 11 silver and eight bronze medals. Bangladesh's Rajib Chakma performs in men's (junior) individual floor exercise event, where he won the silver medal on the third and final day

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Football admin November 1, 2021

Messi keen on Barcelona return after hanging up his boots

Lionel Messi scores his second goal on way to leading Barcelona to a 7-0 dismantling of Celtic in their Champions League Group C match at Camp Nou. File Photo: Reuters Lionel Messi said he will return to live in Barcelona with his family when his time at Paris St Germain is over and would like to help the LaLiga club in the role of a technical director. Messi ended a two-decade stay at the cash-strapped Spanish club, where he is their record scorer with 672 goals, in the off-season and joined PSG on a free transfer on a two-year deal.

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Football admin November 1, 2021

Ibrahimovic tells Mbappe to ‘taste blood, walk on fire’

AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic before the match against AS Roma on October 31. Photo: Reuters Zlatan Ibrahimovic used the platform of Halloween to tell French superstar striker Kylian Mbappe that he needs to "taste blood" if he is truly to become a football legend. Mbappe is already a World Cup winner and plays alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain. However, Ibrahimovic, still playing at 40 with AC Milan, accused 22-year-old Mbappe of being in a "comfort zone" at the French club. "I love Mbappe, but what he is doing is not enough. He is too comfortable, he is

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Football admin November 1, 2021

Argentines celebrate Maradona’s 61st birthday

Members of the "Maradonian Church" in Argentina came together Saturday in worshipful celebration of the memory of beloved football idol Diego Maradona on what would have been his 61st birthday, just weeks before the first anniversary of his death. Chanting "Ma-ra-do...Ma-ra-do...," these devoted fans of player No. 10 convened in the city of Rosario, the home of a distinctly unusual fan club which, since the 1990s, has venerated the World Cup champion as a god. Members of the "Maradonian Church" in Argentina came together Saturday in worshipful celebration of the memory of beloved football idol Diego Maradona on what would

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