LONDON, March 4: Football's lawmakers are looking to make penalty shootouts even more unpredictable by adopting the format used for tiebreakers in tennis.

Nadal will play Querrey for the Mexican Open title

Published On: March 4, 2017 11:55 AM NPT By: Associated Press

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 4 : Rafael Nadal routed Croatia's Marin Cilic 6-1, 6-2 on Friday night to advance to the Mexican Open final.

Shrestha elected to lead NNIPA unanimously

Published On: March 3, 2017 10:05 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 3: Former karateka Dipak Shrestha has been elected to lead Nepal National and International Players' Association (NNIPA) on Friday. The fourth annual general assembly of NNIPA elected a 20-member executive committee unopposed under the leadership of Shrestha, the general secretary of the previous two tenures.

Wins for Eastern, Western regions

Published On: March 3, 2017 10:00 PM NPT By: Republica

ITAHARI, March 3: Eastern Region and Western Region have made winning starts to the Prime Minister Cup Women's National T20 Cricket Tournament defeating Central Region and Mid-Western Region respectively in the opening day of the competition on Friday.

Carrick ponders retirement if no new United deal on table

Published On: March 3, 2017 04:25 PM NPT By: Reuters

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick hinted he could call time on his career if the club do not offer him a new contract for the next season.

Atletico 'nervous and worried' by Torres neck injury (video)

Published On: March 3, 2017 04:06 PM NPT By: Reuters

Fernando Torres's head injury shocked his Atletico Madrid team mates as the striker had to be carried off on a stretcher towards the end of Thursday's 1-1 draw at Deportivo La Coruna.

KATHMANDU, March 2: The construction of Mulpani International Cricket Stadium which started a decade ago will take at least three more years if everything goes smoothly. However, the second phase work of the under-construction stadium has been obstructed due to land acquisition issue and it may be delayed further if the issue is not solved. Unfortunately, there are no good signs that the construction will finish on time.

Army, Sankata to vie for Tilottama title

Published On: March 2, 2017 09:10 PM NPT By: Republica

BUTWAL, March 2: Tribhuvan Army Club is set to take on CMG Club Sankata in the summit clash of the ongoing 19th Tilottama Gold Cup Football Tournament on Saturday after the departmental side booked a place in the final.

Nepal wraps up India tour with win

Published On: March 2, 2017 06:46 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 2: Visiting Nepali national cricket team wrapped up its India tour with 40-run win over Noida Wonders on Thursday at the Gautam Buddha University Ground in Greater Noida, India.

Barca run riot before coach bombshell, Real falter

Published On: March 2, 2017 01:24 PM NPT By: Reuters

Barcelona thrashed Sporting Gijon 6-1 to go top of La Liga on a dramatic night in Spain on Wednesday as Luis Enrique announced he was stepping down as the Catalan club's coach at the end of the season.