JAKARTA, Aug 18: Indonesian police have fatally shot dozens of "petty criminals" in the lead up the 2018 Asian Games, rights group Amnesty International says.

A thousand dreams!

August 18, 2018 10:40 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: More than a thousand teenagers from across Nepal reached the Velocity Arena in Kathmandu on August 13 with hopes and dreams to represent Nepal in the international arena. They appeared in the first phase of open audition to impress a host of former Nepal cricketers and current coaches to make to the second phase of 103 players.

"I would tell him to play in Europe, not to travel more and not to let himself be used any more," soccer star Diego Maradona said of Lionel Messi.

Asian games kicks off today

August 18, 2018 09:22 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The 2018 Asian Games kicks off today at Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta of Indonesia. Indonesian President Joko Widodo is scheduled to inaugurate the 18th Asian Games at 6:15 pm Nepali standard time today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Citizens Bank International has appointed national cricket team vice captain Gyanendra Malla its brand ambassador on Friday.

Aug 17:Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been banned for 10 years by an anti-corruption tribunal for his part in the spot-fixing scandal that engulfed the Pakistan Super League in 2017, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Friday.

SEOUL, Aug 17: South Korea named former Portugal boss Paulo Bento as the new coach of the national soccer team on Friday.

MADRID, Aug 17: Spain's La Liga plans to stage a match in the United States, its first venture outside Europe, as part of a north American expansion drive, the league said Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17:  The Nepal Esports Association (NESA), in collaboration with Ncell Private Limited, is organizing the Nepal E-Sports Championship 2018 on Friday and Saturday at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu with an aim to provide an international platform to Nepali gamers, so that they can represent Nepal in various international e-sports tournaments.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Nepal has failed to qualify for the final of the SAFF U-15 Girl’s Championship yet again as it suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of India in the first semifinal match on Thursday.  This is the second consecutive time India has reached the final. A total of only four teams had participated in the tournament hosted by Bangladesh in 2017.