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.

LONDON, Sept 7: England is backing Michael van Praag in next week's election to succeed Michel Platini as president of UEFA.

MERIDA, Sept 7: Nicolas Otamendi saved Argentina from a huge embarrassment in World Cup qualifying, scoring in the 83rd minute Tuesday to salvage a 2-2 draw at last-place Venezuela.

GENEVA, Sept 7: European Championship finalists Portugal and France came down from their summer highs with tame starts to World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.