Nepal jumps two positions in FIFA ranking

September 15, 2016 16:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepal has climbed two positions up in the latest FIFA World ranking to 186 with 74 points.

TURIN, Sept 15: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri angrily denied his side is favorite to win the Champions League following a massive outlay in the transfer market in the offseason.

MADRID, Sept 15: Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata scored very late goals as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 and avoid starting the defense of its Champions League title with a shock defeat on Wednesday.

Monaco beats Tottenham at Wembley

September 15, 2016 02:46 am

LONDON, Sept 15: Tottenham's Champions League relocation to Wembley Stadium got off to a bad start with a 2-1 loss to in-form Monaco on Wednesday.

WARSAW, Sept 15: Borussia Dortmund spoiled Legia Warsaw's long-awaited return to the Champions League with a 6-0 away rout of the Polish champion on Wednesday.

MANCHESTER, Sept 15: Sergio Aguero kept up his explosive start to the season by scoring a hat trick for Manchester City in a 4-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach in a rescheduled Champions League match on Wednesday.

BRUGES, Sept 15: Leicester opened its first Champions League campaign with a comfortable 3-0 victory at Belgian champion Club Brugge on Wednesday, with Riyad Mahrez scoring twice.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal’s hope of winning medal in the men’s section of the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad received a big jolt after losing to Iraq in the final round of the tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday.

New Diamond into quarters

September 14, 2016 22:01 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: New Diamond Sports Club has advanced to the quarterfinals of the 3rd NVA Cup National Women's and Men's Volleyball Tournament beating Pragatishil Youth Club 25-2, 25-11 and 25-15 on Wednesday.

Abhilasha and Prerana into semis

September 14, 2016 21:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Abhilasha Bista and Prerana Koirala of Nepal have progressed to the girls' singles semifinals of the ANLTA Asian Junior Tour U-14 Ranking Tennis Tournament under circuit two on Wednesday. Ira Rawat and Saloni Tamang also made it to the semifinals.