Category: Women’s Sports

Sports admin November 1, 2021

Women finish 24th

Bangladesh women's table tennis team finished 24th in the Asian Table Tennis Championship in China yesterday. The Bangladesh team, comprising Rahima Akter, Moumita Alam Rumi and Sadia Rahman Mou, lost against Qatar 1-3 in their final match yesterday, said a press release from the Bangladesh Table Tennis federation. angladesh women's table tennis team finished 24th in the Asian Table Tennis Championship in China yesterday. The Bangladesh team, comprising Rahima Akter, Moumita Alam Rumi and Sadia Rahman Mou, lost against Qatar 1-3 in their final match yesterday, said a press release from the Bangladesh Table Tennis federation. angladesh women's table tennis

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Sports admin November 1, 2021

What next after a decade of success?

In Bangladesh’s sporting landscape over the last decade, female athletes have started to corner a greater portion of the limelight. The age-group successes in women’s football and the significant growth and success of the Bangladesh women’s cricket team on the international stage has been a highlight of the decade if one were to chart the rise of women’s sports in the country over the last 10 years. There were also names like swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila, weightlifter Mabia Akhter Simanta, footballer Sabina Khatun, woman FIDE master Sharmin Sultana Shirin and archer Ety Khatun, who made our country proud on the

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Sports admin November 1, 2021

Baghinee: Showcasing stories of women in sports

Baghinee.com, a website dedicated to Bangladeshi sportswomen, was launched at Janata Tower Auditorium in Kawran Bazar, recently. Tina F Jabeen, Investment Adviser, Startup Bangladesh, ICT Ministry, Government of Bangladesh, and South Asian (SA) Games gold medalist Humayra Akhter Antora were present at the occasion as the chief guests, along with the website's founders Mostafa Mohammad Quamrul Hassan and Amrita Hassan. Renowned journalist Abir Hassan and his wife Nasreen Hassan were also in attendance at the event. The event started with an introductory session, initiated by Tina F Jabeen, where all the invited guests introduced themselves, spoke about their line of

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Sports admin November 1, 2021

Govt project set to give women’s sports a boost

have been playing cricket at the Bogura Shaheed Chandu Stadium since I was eight. My father's only dream is to see me in the women's national team. And he tries his best to help me carry on my studies alongside cricket," said Sraboni Rani Shil, a 14-year-old from the northern district. But it is not possible for Sraboni's father Ranjit Chandra Shil, an employee of a local barbershop, to get his daughter admitted to a well-facilitated cricket academy as he can barely save enough to pay for his daughter's daily transportation cost to and from the stadium for cricket practice.

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Sports admin November 1, 2021

Women’s sports deserve more respect and attention

Becoming the champions of ACC Women's Asia Cup 2018, the women's national cricket team has brought upon Bangladesh pride, glory and international acclaim. Just this month, Bangladesh men's cricket team lost against Afghanistan, who very recently got test status, in T20I series. But the women's team made the country proud by winning against India and becoming the champions when the Indian women's team has been winning the cup for the past six tournaments. To give a comparison of the wages earned by the male and female players, the salary for male players goes as high as Tk 0.4 million per

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Sports admin November 1, 2021

Women’s sports in Bangladesh- An Encouraging Year

While the cricket scorecard displayed an easy win for the women in green, their nine wicket victory against the United States last year was more than just a modest cricketing triumph. It was the victory that gave them the One Day International (ODI) status. It was an achievement not just for women's cricket but for the entire sporting fraternity of the country. The victory, in a way, represents the changes -- both in terms of attitude and training -- that have taken place in the women's sporting arena. With a string of positive performances in the last couple of years,

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