Dhaka, Sep 21 (UNB) - Bangladesh trailblazing golfer Siddikur Rahman made the cut in the purse of approximate US$ 1,355,000 Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup, sharing the 33rd after second round at Musashi Country Club Sasai Course in Japan on Friday.
The two-time Asian Tour winner Siddikur aggregated even-par 142 with a one-under-par 70 on the day and stayed eight shots behind the Japanese leader Hiroshi Iwata, who took one shot lead above his compatriot Yuta Ikeda.
Siddikur shared his place with six other golfers, moving up from joint 69th spot.
Dhaka, Sept 20 (UNB)– BAF Base Bashar clinched Bangladesh Air Force Inter-Base Squash Competition beating Air Headquarters Unit team by 3-1 sets in the final at the Bangladesh Air Force Base Bangabandhu on Thursday.
Wing Commander Sheikh Sazzad Hossain of Bangladesh Air Force Base Bashar team was adjudged the best player in the competition.
Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Plans) Air Vice Marshal Ehsanul Gani Choudhury witnessed the day’s final match as the chief guest and later he distributed prizes among the winners.
Seven teams of Bangladesh Air Force participated in the three-daylong competition concluded on Thursday.
Dhaka, Sept 20 (UNB) – Scholastica Uttara made a flying start in the Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball Tournament (Boys and Girls) crushing Motijheel Govt Girls High School by 8-0 goals in the official opening match of the girls group at Shaheed Capt (retd) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Thursday.
The winners led the first half by 5-0 goals.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder inaugurated the meet at noon at a simple ceremony. Shah Masud Imam, CEO of the meet’s sponsor Dhaka Ice Cream Industries Ltd (Polar Ice Cream), was also present as special guest.
In the day’s other girls competitions, Viqarunnisa Noon School & College thrashed South Points School by 17-0 goals, Kadamtala Purba Basabo School & College beat Shaheed Ramizuddin Cantonment School & College 3-1, Scholastica Uttara defeated Scholastica Mirpur 5-1, Motijheel Govt High School beat Bangladesh International School & College 2-1, Shaheed Anwar Girls College outplayed Siddheswari Girls School 6-0, Sunnydale crushed Dhanmondi Tutorials 11-0, Shaheed Police Smriti College beat Heed Internationals 6-3, Viqarunnisa Noon School & College again crushed Kadamtala Purba Basabo School & College 11-0, Shaheed Ramizuddin Cantonment School& College beat South Points School 7-0 while Heed International beat Dhanmondi Tutorials 3-2.
A total of 36 schools -- 20 teams in the boys group and 16 teams in the girls group -- are competing in the meet.
Dhaka, Sep 20 (UNB) - Bangladesh golfer Siddikur Rahman started his mission in the purse of approximate US$ 1,355,000 Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup with carding one-over-par 72 in the first round at Musashi Country Club Sasai Course in Japan on Thursday.
The two-time Asian Tour winner Siddikur took a nine-shot more than the leader Daijiro Izumida [Japan], who took two shots lead above his two compatriots Yuki Inamori and Hiroshi Iwata and a Thai golfer Danthai Boonma.
Siddikur shared his place with 12 other golfers, which is appears to be difficult to make the cut in the tournament for him.
Dhaka, Sept 19 (UNB) - Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) emerged champions in Men’s Group while Bangladesh Ansar clinched title in the women’s group of the two-day 7th Services Wrestling Competition that concluded at Sheikh Russel Rollar Sketting Complex here on Wednesday.
BGB have secured five gold, three silver and two bronze medals to be the men’s champions while Ansar bagged six gold and four silver medals to the champions in women’s group.
Bangladesh Ansar finished runners-up in men’s group collecting four gold and four silver medals while Bangladesh Army became runners-up in women’s section securing four gold medals, four silver medals and one bronze medal.
Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Syed Shahed Reza was the chief guest at the day’s closing function and later he distributed the prizes.
Deputy Secretary General of BOA Ashiqur Rahman Miku and Asaduzzaman Kohinoor and the long serving general secretary of Bangladesh Wrestling Federation Tabiur Rahman Polwan were also present on the occasion.