LAHORE, March 17: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been postponed with immediate effect after an overseas player showed symptoms of coronavirus, the country’s cricket board said on Tuesday.

2nd NCCS-CPAN Awards postponed

Published On: March 16, 2020 11:54 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 16: Cricket Players Association of Nepal (CPAN) has postponed the previously announced second edition of NCCS-CPAN Cricket Awards indefinitely amid precautions against coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday. In a press statement released on Sunday, the president of CPAN, Manish Raj Pandey and general secretary Paras Khadka assured that the new dates will be finalized once control measures are developed against the growing pandemic.

Umesh Rai lifts National Bodybuilding Championship

Published On: March 16, 2020 08:58 AM NPT By: Republica

DHARAN, March 16: 'Galaxy Fitness’ Umesh Rai has been crowned as the champion of the third National Bodybuilding Championship in the final event held in Jhapa on Saturday.

Police lifts Rajshree Janak Gold Cup

Published On: March 16, 2020 08:48 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, March 16: Departmental team Nepal Police Club won the Rajshree Janak Gold Cup defeating Indian side Kanchanjunga Football Club Sikkim 2-1 in the final match played at Sarlahi on Sunday.

Tokyo 2020 torch handover to take place in empty Athens stadium

Published On: March 15, 2020 07:36 PM NPT By: Reuters

ATHENS, March 15: The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games flame handover in Athens next week will be done in an empty stadium amid the coronavirus outbreak, Greece’s Olympic Committee said on Sunday.

Manang lifts record sixth Aaha Rara Gold Cup title

Published On: March 15, 2020 08:07 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, March 15: Manang Marshyangdi Club has lifted the record sixth Aaha Rara Gold Cup with a 4-3 tiebreaker win over its A-Division counterpart Nepal Police Club in Pokhara on Saturday.  This was Manang’s sixth Aaha Rara Gold Cup title as it had won the second, third, 10th, 14th and 15th editions.

Japan continues to prepare for Olympics, PM Abe says

Published On: March 14, 2020 05:55 PM NPT By: Reuters

TOKYO, March 14: Japan continues to prepare to host the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, despite widening concern about the viability of the Games given the global coronavirus outbreak.

Police, Manang confident of winning title

Published On: March 14, 2020 07:46 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, March 14: As the Nepali football’s two heavyweights go head to head for the 18th Aaha Rara Gold Cup title on Saturday, both the teams will have different aspirations in the final.

English Premier League suspended due to coronavirus

Published On: March 13, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, March 13: All elite soccer matches in England, including the Premier League, Football League (EFL) and Women’s Super League (WSL), were suspended until April 4 on Friday due to the coronavirus pandemic, English soccer’s governing bodies said.

SWITZERLAND, March 13: UEFA has postponed all Champions League and Europa League matches due to take place next week because of the coronavirus outbreak, European soccer’s governing body said in a statement on Friday.