MADRID, Aug 6: Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract, the La Liga club said on Thursday, citing economic and structural obstacles to the renewal of the deal.

Paras Khadka retires from international cricket

Published On: August 3, 2021 09:13 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 3: Paras Khadka, a Nepali cricketer has retired from international cricket. He made the announcement via his social media on Tuesday.

ANFA Spokesperson Rai resigns

Published On: August 2, 2021 05:54 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 2: Kiran Rai, spokesperson for All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), has resigned from his post.

Nepali player honored in UAE

Published On: July 31, 2021 11:19 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepali martial arts player Karan Bahadur Chand has been honored in the United Arabic Emirates (UAE).

Judo team to set out for training in Switzerland

Published On: July 30, 2021 01:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 30: A three-member team from Nepal including two players is set to leave for Leysin, Switzerland, to participate in the IJF Youth Training Camp. Among the participants are Ayush Singh Saud and Samjhana Thapa and their coach Rajiv Pradhan.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Head coach of Nepal’s men’s national football team Abdullah Almutairi has filed a petition against vice-chairman of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Pankaj Bikram Nembang and two journalists.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepali national swimmer Gaurika Singh has set a new national record at Tokyo Olympics 2020 currently being held at Tokyo, Japan.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali swimmer Alexander Gadegaard Shah aka Alex Shah has set a new national record in the 100 meter freestyle (male) swimming at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Storm buffets venues but Tokyo Games go on

Published On: July 27, 2021 10:32 AM NPT By: Reuters

TOKYO, July 27: Wind and rain buffeted the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, causing delays to competition and event rescheduling, but stopping short of battering the host city as initially feared.

Cash prize awarded to SAG medal winners

Published On: July 26, 2021 05:11 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Nepal Athletics Association awarded cash prizes to medal winners of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which was held in Nepal in 2019. The association awarded the prizes to eight medal winners in a program organized on Monday.