KOLKATA, Nov 16: Sri Lanka paceman Suranga Lakmal breathed fire on a green track to rock India on a stop-start opening day of the rain-hit first test on Thursday.

MELBOURNE, Nov 16: The spirit of Mitchell Johnson could return to haunt England’s batsmen during the Ashes in the form of another left-arm paceman, Mitchell Starc, according to former Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris.

LIMA, Nov 16: Peru became the last side to clinch their place at next year’s World Cup finals when goals in each half from Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos gave them a 2-0 win over New Zealand in the second leg of their inter-confederation playoff on Wednesday.

SEOUL, Nov 16: The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday that Russia remains “non-compliant” with its Code, dealing a major blow to the country’s hopes of being cleared for the Winter Olympics in February.

KOLKATA, Nov 16: Light rain has delayed the toss and start of play in the first test between India and Sri Lanka at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on Thursday.

NEW YORK, Nov 16: A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Wednesday that Mexico’s Grupo Televisa (TLVACPO.MX) and Brazil’s Globo took part in a $15 million (11.39 million pounds) bribe to a FIFA executive to secure media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments.

Tribhuvan Army Club advances to semifinal

November 16, 2017 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has advanced to the semifinals of the ongoing Chandragiri Gold Cup football tournament on Wednesday.

Hetauda int'l gold cup next month

November 16, 2017 02:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Suman Bhomjan Memorial Sports Foundation is all set to organize the third edition of Hetauda International Invitational Gold Cup football tournament from December 23 to 30.

Mulpani is yet to host an international match, Nepal’s only international ground is still owned by Tribhuvan University and Pokhara’s most productive cricket ground is set to be demolished for Government quarters.

SYDNEY, Nov 15: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says England’s only hope of winning a test in the upcoming Ashes series is the day/night match in Adelaide and has predicted a 4-0 victory for the hosts.