Pakistan's Babar punishes sloppy England in first test

Published On: August 6, 2020 01:24 PM NPT By: Republica

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, Aug 6: Babar Azam struck a fluent unbeaten half-century as Pakistan closed a rain-shorted first day of the first test against England on 139 for two at a gloomy and wet Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Hamilton takes record seventh British GP win on three wheels

Published On: August 3, 2020 09:28 PM NPT By: Reuters

SILVERSTONE, ENGLAND, Aug 3:  Lewis Hamilton limped to a record seventh British Grand Prix victory with his heart in mouth and a prayer on his lips after a dramatic last-lap puncture turned his Mercedes into a three-wheeler on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: All the members of National Football Team of Nepal have arrived in Kathmandu for the selection game of FIFA World Cup 2022, being held in Qatar.

PSG complete domestic treble with League Cup triumph

Published On: August 1, 2020 11:00 AM NPT By: Reuters

PARIS, August 1: Paris St Germain completed a domestic treble as they beat Olympique Lyonnais 6-5 on penalties to lift the French League Cup on Friday with the match ending in a 0-0 stalemate after regular and extra time.

MELBOURNE, July 31: Australia batsman Matthew Wade expects India’s pacemen to make use of the short ball when they tour Down Under but says none will be as effective as New Zealand’s Neil Wagner with the bouncer.

Pakistan's Umar Akmal gets ban halved to 18 months

Published On: July 30, 2020 07:48 AM NPT By: Reuters

LAHORE, July 30: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal’s three-year ban for an anti-corruption breach has been halved by an independent adjudicator, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday.

Juve lose to Cagliari as Ronaldo's Golden Boot hopes fade

Published On: July 30, 2020 07:15 AM NPT By: Reuters

CAGLIARI, July 30: Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of finishing the season as top scorer in Italy’s Serie A faded away on Wednesday as he failed to find the net when champions Juventus slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat away to Cagliari.

Xavi tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Qatar league restart

Published On: July 25, 2020 05:58 PM NPT By: Reuters

DOHA, July 25: Al-Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez, the former Barcelona and Spain midfielder, said on Saturday he had tested positive for COVID-19 but was asymptomatic.

LONDON, July 25: Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi will miss the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Aug. 1 because of a hamstring injury, the Premier League club said.

Tokyo 2020 must be simple and safe, says IOC's Coates

Published On: July 24, 2020 02:06 PM NPT By: Reuters

SYDNEY, July 24: Senior Olympic official John Coates has reiterated that Tokyo must stage a simplified Summer Games next year with the health and safety of athletes the most important consideration in the planning.