MANCHESTER, Aug 9: They've hired the two most coveted coaches in world football. Their spending on new players this offseason has almost reached the $400-million barrier. Their stated aim is to win the English Premier League.
MANCHESTER, England, Aug 9: Manchester City has signed England center back John Stones for a reported 50 million pounds ($65 million) in the Premier League club's latest expensive attempt to improve the team's defense.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Three Nepali athletes will be vying in the Rio Olympics 2016 on Tuesday, a day after Gaurika ended her 100 m backstroke campaign in the global sports meet. Archer Jit Bahadur Muktan, judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri and swimmer Sirish Gurung will feature in Rio.
CHITWAN, Aug 8: Narayangadh Football Club (NFC) made a winning start in the Nepal Cup Football Tournament beating Rupandehi XI 2-1 in the fourth edition of the event that kicked off Monday at Kyampa Chaur, Narayangadh. Goals from Suman Shrestha and Tejendra Chaudhary sealed the win for NFC.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 8: When Michael Phelps arrived in Rio as a 31-year-old swimmer who retired once and endured plenty of turmoil away from the pool, everyone wondered just how many gold medals was a realistic goal.