Copa is anyone's but fans worry emulating Europe

Published On: June 11, 2019 12:25 PM NPT By: Reuters

SAO PAULO, June 11: This month’s Copa America will be the third in four years but for those suffering from an overdose of South American soccer there is an end in sight. Only not just yet.

June 11: Lionel Messi has long craved a suitable strike partner so that he can win a major trophy with Argentina and the return of his friend Sergio Aguero has given the nation renewed hope of winning the Copa America.

SOUTHAMPTON, June 10: South Africa’s hopes of a semi-final place at the Cricket World Cup appear to have been washed out along with their fixture against the West Indies at the Rose Bowl on Monday.

Yuvraj ready for fun after announcing international retirement

Published On: June 10, 2019 04:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

MUMBAI, June 10: Yuvraj Singh, India’s middle-over batting lynchpin in two World Cup triumphs, retired from international cricket with immediate effect on Monday although he will look to play on in Twenty20 leagues around the world.

Dhawan-led top order powers India to 352-5 against Australia

Published On: June 9, 2019 08:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, June 9:  Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed his 17th century in one-day internationals as India’s top order fired in unison to power them to 352 for five wickets in their World Cup match against holders Australia on Sunday.

Rajbanshi, Sarraf propel Police to title against Army

Published On: June 9, 2019 09:07 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 9: Spin duo Lalit Rajbanshi and Pawan Sarraf shared eight wickets between them propelling Nepal Police Club to a four-wicket win, to lift the title against Tribhuvan Army Club in the final of the third edition of the Prime Minister (PM) Cup One-Day Cricket Tournament held at the Tribhuvan University (TU) Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Saturday.

CARDIFF, June 8:  A superb 153 from Jason Roy and a big-hitting 64 from Jos Buttler fired England to their highest ever Cricket World Cup total as they posted 386-6 in their third match at this year’s tournament on Saturday.

Women's final delayed by men's semi-final and rain in Paris

Published On: June 8, 2019 08:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

PARIS, June 8: The French Open women’s final was delayed on Saturday after the men’s semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was interrupted by rain.

Hazard joins Real Madrid on five-year contract

Published On: June 8, 2019 09:26 AM NPT By: Reuters

MADRID, June 8: Real Madrid ended their long pursuit of Eden Hazard on Friday when they agreed to sign the Belgium winger from Chelsea on a five-year contract for a reported 100 million euros (89 million pounds), making him their joint-record signing.

NSJF, Ruslan Football sign co-sponsorship deal

Published On: June 8, 2019 08:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 8: Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) on Friday signed a one-year deal with Vijay Distillery’s Ruslan Football for the upcoming NSJF awards.