Hari fails to meet national record, crashes out

Published On: August 17, 2016 09:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHAMNDU, Aug 17: Athlete Hari Kumar Rimal failed to live up to expectations in the Rio Olympics as he completed men's 5000m heats far behind than the national record in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita will be ruing the size of his phallus after it caused him to foul during the qualifying rounds in the men’s event in Rio.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 17: Rio de Janeiro authorities issued an arrest warrant for an International Olympic Committee executive accused of scalping tickets for the Summer Games as part of a wider probe of tickets allocated to Ireland that were being sold for higher fees.

IRVINE, Aug 17: Los Angeles Rams defensive end Robert Quinn missed practice Tuesday to watch his sister Jasmine Camacho-Quinn compete in the 100-meter hurdles at the Rio Olympics.

Losing gracefully still an Olympic sport

Published On: August 17, 2016 04:56 PM NPT By: Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 17: In a world in turmoil, one thing never changes: the Olympic sport of losing gracefully.

ZURICH, Aug 17: FIFA ethics prosecutors want a six-year ban for a former South Africa Football Association president in a case of fixed friendlies played by the 2010 World Cup host.

Australia 77-1 at lunch chasing 324 to win on final day

Published On: August 17, 2016 01:15 PM NPT By: Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 17: Australia lost a wicket at the stroke of lunch on Wednesday's fifth day to be 77-1 in its pursuit of 324 to win the third and final test against Sri Lanka.

ANFA presidential election on October 24

Published On: August 17, 2016 03:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has decided to hold election of its president and a vice president on October 24 in the capital.

Three Star off to Mongolia for AFC playoff

Published On: August 17, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Ruslan Three Star club has left for Mongolia on Tuesday to take part in the AFC Cup play-off qualifiers. The national champion will take on Erchim FC and Nagaworld FC in the Group B qualifying matches.

Sripali, Bista vow to go united

Published On: August 16, 2016 11:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Newly-appointed Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit BK Sripali and National Sports Council's Member Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista on Tuesday vowed to work together for the development of Nepali sports.