KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The central-level tournament of the 9th edition of the Coca-Cola Cup 2017 kicked off in Lalitpur on Friday. Jointly organized by Coca-Cola, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the tournament is the largest grassroots-level school tournament in the country.

LONDON, Nov 18: Captain Billy Sharp scored twice to send Sheffield United to the top of the Championship with a 3-1 win at Burton Albion on Friday.

BARCELONA, Nov 18: Barcelona on Saturday travels to the Estadio Butarque Stadium to take on Leganes in the 12th round of match in La Liga. Having won 10 matches and drawn one, Barcelona would want to win this match and put extra pressure on its arch-rivals Real Madrid, who will play against Atletico Madrid later the same day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Mujeeb Zadran’s second 6-wicket-haul of the tournament has propelled Afghanistan to the final of the ACC U-19 Asia Cup, 2017 at Kinrara Oval, Malaysia. Zadran rattled Nepal batting by picking up first four wickets of the Nepal batting innings which included skipper Dipendra Singh Airee. Ramanullah Gurbaz did the honors by registering a fifty on his way to an Afghanistan win by seven wickets.

LONDON, Nov 17: Arsenal must win an “electric” north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur to issue a statement of intent to both their local rivals and other top-four contenders, goalkeeper Petr Cech has said ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash.

MELBOURNE, Nov 17: Australia have recalled wicketkeeper Tim Paine for the first time in seven years in a selection bombshell while dropping opening batsman Matt Renshaw in a surprising Ashes squad for the series against England.

Nepal is facing Afganistan in the ACC U-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament held in Kualalumpur, Malaysia today.

Sankata into semis

November 17, 2017 07:55 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: CMG Club Sankata advanced to the semifinals by registering a 2-0 victory against departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) in the ongoing Chandragiri Gold Cup football tournament on Thursday.

Paragliding tournament planned in valley

November 17, 2017 07:29 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Shankarapur Paragliding, Kathmandu’s first paragliding company, is planning to organize a paragliding tournament in the valley in near future.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Beating India by 19 runs and advancing to the semifinals in ACC U-19 Youth Asia Cup for the first time has been a big success story for the young Nepali cricketers.