KATHMANDU, Nov 17: CMG Club Sankata advanced to the semifinals by registering a 2-0 victory against departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) in the ongoing Chandragiri Gold Cup football tournament 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.
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.