Coleman says Bale primed for Wales return

September 4, 2016 10:34 am

CARDIFF, United Kingdom, Sept 4: Gareth Bale takes his first step on the road to World Cup qualification with Wales against Moldova on Monday and manager Chris Coleman believes he is still getting better.

Lionel Messi’s triumphant Argentina comeback has been tempered by a groin injury that has forced his withdrawal from Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Venezuela.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 3: Michael Phelps isn't sure what kind of moves Ryan Lochte has planned for "Dancing with the Stars."

Developing Pokhara into sports city?

September 3, 2016 02:30 am

POKHARA, Sept 3: Many recognize Pokhara as a city of tourists. But the identity of Pokhara is not just limited to tourism as sports activities including two big football tournaments -- Aaha Rara Gold Cup and Pokhara Cup -- and various other sports meets organized round the year also give recognition to the beautiful city.

'Popular' New Diamond into semifinal

September 3, 2016 01:50 am

POKHARA, Sept 3: New Diamond Academy has always performed well in Lamachaur, Pokhara. Winning the National Women's Volleyball Tournament that is organized every year in Lamachaur on the occasion of Teej, for the record last three editions, New Diamond has made itself a popular volleyball club in Pokhara.

Nepali judo team leaving for India today

September 3, 2016 01:10 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: A 19-member Nepali judo team, including 12 players, is leaving for Kerala, India on Saturday to take part in the 10th Asian Cadet and 17th Asian Junior Judo Championship to be held from September 4 to11.

REPUBLICA, Sept 2: Greenfield has booked its place in the final of the Pushpa Sadan Cup Inter-school Basketball Tournament defeating Bright Horizon 59-55 on Friday.

BEIJING, Sept 2: As coaches take notes, teenagers dribble footballs through a course of cones on Ritan Middle School's gleaming artificial field in eastern Beijing, part of a massive program to promote soccer as a pillar of China's rise to global prominence.

BARI, Sept 2: In 10 seconds, Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers got all the feedback he wanted from the two assistants examining video replays in a truck outside the stadium.

NIC Asia scholarships to two cricketers

September 2, 2016 09:54 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: NIC Asia Bank has awarded ‘cricket’ scholarship to two youth cricketers - Raju Rijal and Prem Tamang. The two-year scholarship entails as monthly stipend of Rs 20,000 for each player.