KATHMANDU, Oct 21: 'Pokhara Premier League (PPL)' is taking place in Pokhara from the next week.The cricket competition aims to develop the town into a 'sports city' along with the promotion of local tourism.
BARCELONA, Oct 21: Barcelona snapped a four-match winless run in La Liga with a 4-2 home victory over title rivals Sevilla on Saturday to reclaim top spot but the triumph was marred by talisman Lionel Messi fracturing his arm and being ruled out for three weeks.
Oct 21: Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe’s top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday.
SINGAPORE, Oct 20: The women’s tennis season concludes at the WTA Finals in Singapore next week and, like a majority of tournaments during the 2018 campaign, picking a winner from a wide-open field seems a near impossible task.
EAST LOTHIAN, Oct 19: Swedish professional Johan Moberg expertly wielded his niblick, mashie and other pre-1936 wooden golf clubs through the blustery Scottish weather to become the World Hickory golf champion.
Oct 18: West Ham United’s Marko Arnautovic is fit for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur but manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursday the forward’s knee problem will have to be managed carefully.
Oct 18: The coach whose attempts to guide Serena Williams mid-match during this year’s U.S. Open final led to her explosive row with the umpire and a code violation en route to defeat, has called for on-court coaching to be permitted.
BUCHAREST, Oct 18: World number one Simona Halep pulled out of next week’s WTA Finals due to a lower back injury on Thursday, handing first alternate Kiki Bertens a spot at the season-ending eight-woman event in Singapore for the first time.