Dhaka, Oct 13 (UNB) – Bangladesh golfer Siddikur Rahman shared the 8th spot in the US$ 300,000 UMA CNS Open Golf Championship after the third round at Karachi Golf Club in Pakistan on Saturday.
The two-time Asian Tour winner Siddikur aggraded five-under-par 211 [71-70-70] and stayed a seven-shot behind the Thai leader Namchok Tantipokhakul who was leading the board with a one-shot above Jakraphan Premsirigorn.
Namchok came back for the solo lead after sharing the top spot of the leaderboard with his two compatriots Jakraphan and Suradit Yongcharoenchai in the second round.
Siddikur traded five birdies against three bogies for a two-under 70 in the third round, following same score in the second round, starting the campaign in the flagship with one-under-71 inside a 3534-yard course.
Dhaka, Oct 13 (UNB) - A seven-member top ranked senior golfers of Kurmitola Golf Club (KGC) will have short practice sessions at KGC Course from October 15 before their participation in the Asia Pacific Senior Amateur Golf Championship (APSAGC) to be held in Miyazaki, Japan from October 17-19.
KGC members Lt Col M Amin-ul Islam (Retd), Maj General SM Monirul Islam (Retd), Haroon-Ar Rashid, Brig General Haider Rashid (Retd), AF Nesaruddin, Group Capt Md Alamgir (Retd) and Major Khandaker Nurul Afser (Retd) will represent Bangladesh in the tournament sponsored by Japan Golf Association.
Bangladesh Golf Federation formed the Bangladesh team in association with KGC, said a press release issued on Saturday.
Dhaka, Oct 13 (UNB) – Dhaka DSA made a good start in the Walton 5th National Youth Women’s Handball Championship beating Gopalganj DSA by 19-13 goals in the opening match at the Shaheed Capt (Retd) M Mansur Ali Stadium here on Saturday.
The winners clearly led the first half by 14-3 goals.
State Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid MP inaugurated the meet in the afternoon. Operative Director of the meet’s sponsor Walton Group Iqbal Bin Anwar was also present as special guest.
In the day’s other matches, Jamalpur DSA defeated Madaripur DSA by 18-10 goals (first half 9-7); Panchagarh DSA outplayed Faridpur DSA 22-4 goals (first half 10-2) and Naogaon DSA crushed Narayanganj DSA 19-1 goals (first half 12-0).
Philadelphia, Oct 13 (AP/UNB) — Serena Williams has opened up about parenting, motherhood and her own insecurities during a women's conference in Philadelphia.
The tennis star was one of a number of speakers Friday at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women.
She told the group of about 10,000 attendees: "I always have these insecurities that I'm not good enough as a mom. We all go through these different emotions that we all don't feel comfortable talking about. But I think we should."
The Philly Voice reports she also spoke about the disparity in health outcomes between black and white mothers and her status as an inspiration for working moms.
She wrapped up by saying she wants her 1-year-old daughter to grow up in a world where women support other women.
She says "the success of another woman should be the inspiration to the next."
Dhaka, Oct 12 (UNB) – Bangladesh’s trailblazing golfer Siddikur Rahman made the cut in the US$300,000 UMA CNS Open Golf Championship placing the top-7 spot after second round at Karachi Golf Club in Pakistan on Friday.
Siddikur aggraded three-under-par 141[71-70] and stayed just a four-shot behind joint leaders Jakraphan Premsirigorn, Namchok Tantipokhakul and Suradit Yongcharoenchai as all the three Thai golfers took a one shot lead.
The two-time Asian Tour winner, Siddikur, traded three birdies against one bogey in the second round for a two-under-par 70 inside a 3534-yard course.