Dhaka, Dec 2 (UNB)– Bangladesh’s pioneering golfer Siddikur Rahman finished tied for 20th place in the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open jointly with two other players that concluded at the Four Seasons Golf Club at Anahita in Mauritius on Sunday.
Two Asian Tour winner Siddikur scored nine-under-par (70,70,73 66) 279 to share the 20th slot to win prize money of US$ 12,955.
In the 4th and last round on Sunday, Siddikur made a brilliant comeback making six-under-par 66 with seven birdies and one bogey.
Kurt Kitayama of the United States clinched top slot by winning his maiden Asian Tour title after carding a final round four-under-par 68 at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open on Sunday.
Kitayama earned a winner’s cheque of US$179,607 and moved into the top-10 of the Asian Tour Habitat for Humanity Standing.
Dhaka, Nov 28 (UNB) – Hornets Sporting Club clinched the UniMed UniHealth Metropolis Premier Division Basketball League title with unbeaten record beating Rangers Club by 63-50 points in the last match at the Dhanmondi wooden floor gymnasium here on Wednesday.
The champions led the first half by 33-22 points.
Jamil caged 25, Riyam 13 points for the winners while Bappi scored 19 and Mehedi 13 for the losers.
Managing Director of the league sponsor UniMed and UniHealth Pharmaceuticals M Mosaddek Hossain was the chief guest in the day’s last league match and later, he distributed the trophies among the champions and runners-up.
The champions team received prize money of Tk 30,000 while the runners-up Rangers Club got prize money of Tk 20,000.
Dhaka, Nov 28 (UNB) – Secretary General of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Syed Shahed Reza received the Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) award at the ongoing 23rd General Assembly of ANOC held in the Japanese capital Tokyo on Wednesday.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, ANOC President Fahad Al Sabah and other sports dignitaries from all over the world were present on the occasion.
Shahed won the prestigious ANOC award for his contributions to the world sports, especially for the successful arrangement of the “Bangladesh Youth Games”.
Dhaka, Nov 27 (UNB) – Eagles Club managed a 71-55 point victory over Dhumketu Club in the UniMed UniHealth Metropolis Premier Division Basketball League at Dhanmondi wooden floor gymnasium here on Tuesday.
They led the first half by 40-25 points.
Earlier on Monday night, Rangers Club defeated Eagles Club by 79-75 points after dominating the first session by 43-35 points at the same venue.
Rangers Club will meet Hornets Club in the last premier league match on Wednesday at 4 pm.
After the match, the champions and runners–up teams of both the premier and first division leagues will be awarded at a closing function.
Managing Director of the league sponsor UniMed and UniHealth Pharmaceuticals M Mosaddek Hossain will be the chief guest at the closing function.
Dhaka, Nov 27 (UNB) – Defendeing champions and national star-studded Bangladesh Navy made a flying start in the SIBL Victory Day Hockey Tournament crushing Bangladesh Police by 13-0 goals in the opening match at Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Tuesday.
President of Bangladesh Hockey Federation and Chief of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshall Masihuzzaman Serniabat inaugurated the meet as the chief guest.
Managing Director and CEO of the meet’s sponsor SIBL Kazi Osman Ali was also present as a special guest.
In the day’s opener, national coloured Ashraful Islam and Moinul Islam struck three goals each, Fazle Rabbi and Deen Islam Emon scored two goals each while Krishna Kumar, Rasel Mahmud Jimi and Mamunul Rahman Chayan scored one each for the sailors team, which dominated the first half by 9-0 goals.
In the day’s other match, Bangladesh Air Force upset Bangladesh Army beating them by 3-2 goals in the tie breaker as the match was locked in 4-4 goals duing the stiupated period at the same venue.
In the schedule time, Sifat struck two, Prosenjit and Siraji contributed one each for the Air Force team while Mohammad Rokonuzzaman scored two, Milon Hossain and Pushkar Khisha Memo scored one each for the Army team.