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.

Three Nepali athletes vying today

August 9, 2016 01:20 am

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.

Kabaddi tourney from Aug 11

August 8, 2016 21:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Kathmandu District Kabaddi (KDKA) Association is set to organize Hira Memorial Inter School Boys and Girls Kabaddi Tournament from August 11 to 13.  ​

Narayangadh off to winning start

August 8, 2016 21:53 pm

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.

MADRID, Aug 8: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has included 18-year-old son Luca on his team's preliminary squad for the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla.

MILAN, Aug 8: Inter Milan says coach Roberto Mancini has left the Italian club after less than two years in charge.

LIVERPOOL, Aug 8: It's usually unwise to take anything from preseason friendlies, yet some results are too good to ignore.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 8: Day 3 of the Rio Games features medal action in gymnastics, swimming, fencing, women's rugby, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local):

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.