Ira, Shambhavi to vie for the title

September 8, 2016 20:12 pm

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.

Nepal grouped with Pakistan, Brunei

September 8, 2016 17:28 pm

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.

The Manchester derby in five matches

September 8, 2016 16:02 pm

LONDON, Sept 8: Manchester United welcome Manchester City to Old Trafford on Saturday in a derby match that sees opposing managers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola renew their sulphurous rivalry.

Another free pass for Djokovic at US Open

September 8, 2016 08:04 am

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.

Nepal beats Malta in Olympiad

September 7, 2016 21:57 pm

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.

Aadit, Samyak into semifinal

September 7, 2016 21:19 pm

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.

Sipradi sponsors two cricketers

September 7, 2016 20:44 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Sipradi Sahayata Sanstha has sponsored two cricketers Arif Sheikh and Sunil Dhamala for the period of two years. The Sanstha part of the Sipradi Trading Pvt Limited.

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.

NEW DELHI: Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for making disparaging remarks during the opening T20 game against Australia, the ICC said Wednesday.