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  NOC Dispute Takes New Turn Following SC Ruling
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    KATHMANDU, July 31: While the dispute between National Sports Council (NSC) member secretary Yubraj Lama and Minister of Youths and Sports (MoYS) Purushottam Paudel eventually appear to have been resolved, a fresh dispute has emerged regarding the legitimacy of two separate Nepal Olympic Committees (NOCs).

Sending its second letter to NSC, the verdict enforcement directorate of the Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the sports governing body to implement its decision. SC on July 2010 had given recognition to Rukma Sumsher Rana-led NOC. The other NOC was led by Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan and is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). NOC-led by Pradhan has officially been entrusted with making preparations for participation in the Asian Games as well.

 
  NIC Asian, Civil Bank, Ncell Maintain Winning Run
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    KATHMANDU, July 31: NIC Asia Bank, Civil Bank and Ncell maintained cent percent winning streak on Thursday in the Qatar Airways Corporate Indoor 8´s cricket tournament under way at the Royal Indoor Cricket, Golfutar, Kathmandu.

NIC Asia overcame Max Media by 38 run in its third match NIC Asia scored 116 runs in the 12-over format and restricted Max Media for 78 runs. Similarly, Civil Bank and Ncell achieved second win in a row to continue their winning run. Civil Bank thrashed Apex Development Bank by 130 runs.

 
  Sri Lanka Drops Mendis, Retains Dickwella
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    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, July 31: Sri Lanka has dropped spinner Ajantha Mendis and retained wicketkeeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the two-test series against Pakistan starting next week.

Sri Lanka Cricket on Thursday announced a 15-member squad which also includes seam bowler Nuwan Pradeep, who was part of the squad for the concluded series against South Africa.

 
  England Beats India In 3rd Test To Square Series
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    SOUTHAMPTON, England, July 31: England Moeen Ali took six wickets to lead the hosts to a 266-run win over India in the third test on Thursday, squaring the series and ending almost a year without a test victory.

England´s victory at the Rose Bowl ties the series 1-1 with two tests remaining.

 
  Usain Bolt In Controversy At Commonwealth Games
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