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.

Shree Kumari joins leader NRT on top

September 14, 2016 21:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Shree Kumari Club joined leader New Road Team (NRT) on top of the table with a 2-1 win over Madhyapur Youth Association in the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament at the APF ground, Halchowk on Wednesday.

Sukra takes sole lead in penultimate round

September 14, 2016 21:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Sukra Bahadur Rai of Nepal took sole lead in overall event after the second round of the Faldo Series Nepal Championship as he carded five-under 67 on Wednesday at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club in Kathmandu.

HIMS wins swimming

September 14, 2016 21:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Himalayan International Model Higher Secondary School (HIMS) on Wednesday secured top finish in the Kathmandu District Inter-school Swimming Championship held at the Dhumbarahi Swimming Pool.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepalese Army felicitated swimmer Sirish Gurung and athlete Saraswati Bhattarai during the closing ceremony of Chief of Army Staff Trophy Sports Tournament 2073 on Wednesday for breaking national records in the recently held Rio Olympics.

MIDDLESBROUGH, Sept 14: For the 2016/2017 Premier League season, Middlesbrough Football Club unveiled Musco’s LED lighting solution.

ATHENS, Sept 14: UEFA on Wednesday overwhelmingly elected Slovenian lawyer Aleksander Ceferin, almost unknown three months ago, as its new president to lead the world’s most powerful football confederation into a new era after Michel Platini was forced to resign.

BARCELONA, Sept 14: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hailed hat-trick hero Lionel Messi as the greatest player in the world "in every position" after the Argentine maestro sent another record tumbling in a thumping 7-0 Champions League win over Celtic.