KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Ira Rawat of Nepal is set to face Indian opponent Shambhavi Tiwari in the final of girls singles of the ANLTA Asian Junior Tour U-14 Tennis Tournament after winning their respective matches on Thursday. Ira overcame Prerana Koirala 6-2, 6-1 and Shambhavi defeated Lakshanya Vishwanath 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals.
KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Nepal has been drawn in Group A in the AFC Solidarity Cup, a newly-launched tournament by Asian Football Confederation (AFC), to be held in Malaysia from November 2 to 15. The venue is yet to be confirmed.
NEW YORK, Sept 7; Normally, it takes wins in five full matches to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. Novak Djokovic has made it that far at the US Open by playing only two, because three opponents pulled out of the tournament with injuries.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Bansbari Club staged a heroic comeback as it overcame three-goal deficit to salvage a 3-3 draw against Mahdyapur Youth Association in the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament match at the ANFA ground, Satdobato on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepal has registered a victory over Malta on Wednesday in the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. Nepal overcame Malta 3-1 in the fifth round of men's event though the women's team faced 3-1 defeat against Ireland on the same day. Nepal has now collected five and three points in the men's and women's sections respectively after completion of the fifth round.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Aadit Subedi and Samyak Bhusan Bajracharya have advanced to the semifinals of the ANLTA Asian Junior Tour U-14 Ranking Tennis Tournament in the boy's section beating Indian opponents on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI, Sept 7: After first England and then Australia rewrote the cricket record books just days apart, some commentators are warning that a glut of runs risks wrecking the art of bowling and turning off fans.