Niraj Tamang leads after first round

Published On: January 22, 2020 10:18 AM NPT By: Republica

Dharan, Jan 22: Local amateur Niraj Tamang took the lead after the first round of the Surya Nepal Eastern Open, the second edition of the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2019-20, at the Nirvana Country Club Health and Golf Resort in Dharan on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Standard Chartered Bank has celebrated its 10-year long partnership with the reigning European Champion, Liverpool Football Club (LFC) last week. As part of the celebration of the important milestone, the bank organized an event, ‘Red for a Day’, where employees around the globe were encouraged to unite around the power of partnership and wear red for a day on January 16.

Mahato shines with ball in 172-run win

Published On: January 22, 2020 09:53 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) President XI registered a whopping win of 172 runs against Malaysia Secretary XI in the second practice match played at Pokhara Stadium’s cricket ground in Pokhara on Tuesday.

US announces squad for League 2 tri-series

Published On: January 22, 2020 09:44 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: USA Cricket, the cricket board of the United States, announced a 14-man unchanged squad to represent its national cricket team to participate in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 Series to be hosted by Nepal from February 5 to 12 in TU Cricket Ground in Kathmandu.  The United States will play two One-day Internationals (ODIs) each against Oman and host Nepal.

Newcastle and Arsenal grab draws, Villa win on crazy night

Published On: January 22, 2020 08:43 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Jan 22: Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce described it as a wacky night of Premier League action after his side, and Arsenal, salvaged unlikely 2-2 draws and Aston Villa grabbed a priceless last-gasp victory at Watford on Tuesday.

Rabada surprised by ban, sorry for letting team down

Published On: January 21, 2020 08:11 PM NPT By: Reuters

PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 21: South Africa paceman Kagiso Rabada says he was surprised to be sanctioned for his exuberant celebration of Joe Root’s dismissal in the third test against England but knows he cannot keep letting his team mates, and himself, down.

Sorry we made you cry, Napoli captain tells young fan

Published On: January 21, 2020 06:08 PM NPT By: Reuters

ROME, Jan 21: Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has apologised to a nine-year-old fan after the team’s dismal performance in a 2-0 home defeat by Fiorentina on Saturday made the boy burst into tears.

Sharapova loses, Nadal advances at Australian Open

Published On: January 21, 2020 02:05 PM NPT By: Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 21: Maria Sharapova hasn’t won a tournament since 2017, and her ranking slipped to 136th by the end of last year. After a 6-3, 6-4 loss to 19th-seeded Donna Vekic at the Australian Open on Tuesday, former No. 1-ranked Sharapova is now on a run of three first-round exits at Grand Slam events.

NEWCASTLE, Jan 21: Newcastle United centre back Paul Dummett and on-loan left back Jetro Willems will play no further part this campaign after sustaining season-ending injuries, manager Steve Bruce confirmed on Monday.

Day one at the Australian Open

Published On: January 21, 2020 01:06 PM NPT By: Reuters

MELBOURNE, Jan 21: Defending champion Novak Djokovic began his Australian Open title defence on Monday with a landmark 900th career victory on the Tour on an opening day where heavy rains suspended play on the outer courts.