SYDNEY, August 20: Rafael Nadal, who will return to the top of the world rankings for the first time in three years on Monday, announced on Sunday that he would be opening his 18th season as a professional at the Brisbane International in January.

KATHMANDU, August 19: India made a wining start in the ongoing SAFF U-15 Championship as it registered thumping 9-0 win over Maldives at ANFA Complex Satdobato, Lalitpur on Saturday.

New Diamond, Shivam Cement sign deal

August 20, 2017 07:51 am

KATHMANDU, August 19: New Diamond Academy has signed one year sponsorship deal with Shivam Cement Limited on Saturday. New Diamond’s coach Kumar Rai and Shivam’s vice-president Sajan Devkota signed on the agreement paper amidst a signing ceremony in the capital on Saturday.

CINCINNATI, August 19: Top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated fellow countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in straight sets on Friday to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Australian Nick Kyrgios.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Olympian Gaurika Singh set two new national records in women’s 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle events on the second day of the 20th National Swimming Championship on Friday.

Bangladesh starts with a win

August 19, 2017 07:38 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Defending champion Bangladesh U-15 team started their SAFF U-15 Championship with a 4-0 win against Sri Lanka at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal's U-16 football team coach Sunil Shrestha has said that his team is under pressure to win the SAFF U-15 Championship which begins at ANFA Complex, Satdobato, on Friday.

Olympian Singh sets new record

August 18, 2017 03:21 am

KATHMANDU, August 18: Olympian Gaurika Singh set two new national records in women's 200m freestyle and 50m butterfly events on the first day of the 20th National Swimming Championship on Thursday.

LONDON, August 17: English cricket took a plunge into the future -- and also into the unknown -- on Thursday as it launched into its first day-night test match against the West Indies at Edgbaston.

MADRID, August 17: Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time with a 2-0 win over rivals Barcelona at a joyous Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory that underlined their new status as Spain's dominant force.