RCT moves on top

September 15, 2016 20:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Ranipokhari Corner Team (RCT) climbed on top of the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament after a 1-0 win over Satdobato Youth Club at the artificial turf of ANFA ground, Satdobato.

SYDNEY, Sept 16: Batsman Shaun Marsh and all-rounder James Faulkner have been ruled out of Australia's one-day series in South Africa later this month with injuries, Cricket Australia said on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo said Real Madrid’s late escape act against Sporting Lisbon should serve as a warning after the European champions staged a remarkable four-minute turnaround to open their Champions League defence with a 2-1 win on Wednesday.

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.