PARISH, June 18: Belgium head into their second match of Euro 2016 needing to beat Republic of Ireland to make next round, as they lost their opening game against Group E rivals Italy. Martin O’Neill’s side wants to upset star loaded Belgium who are certainly favorite and looking to bounce back from their Italian set back.

LYON, June 16: Northern Ireland won its first game at the European Championship on Thursday, a 2-0 victory over Ukraine that helped to eliminate its opponent.

SEATTLE, June 17: Clint Dempsey scored for the third straight game on a first-half header and set up Gyasi Zardes for a tap-in goal midway through the second half, boosting the United States into the Copa America semifinals with a 2-1 win over Ecuador on Thursday night.

MADRID, June 17: Atletico Madrid says it has reached a deal with Benfica to sign Argentina midfielder Nicolas Gaitan.

Subdued Germany held by Poland

June 17, 2016 07:50 am

SAINT-DENIS, June 16: Germany and Poland played out the first goalless draw of the European Championship on Thursday in a dour match at the Stade de France.

PARIS, June 16: Daniel Sturridge scored an injury-time winner as England came from behind to beat Wales 2-1 at the European Championship.

Lumbini stuns Army by 6-0

June 16, 2016 20:18 pm

KATHMANDU, June 16: Jagadamba Lumbini FC thrashed departmental side Tribhuvan Army Club 6-0 to start the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Tournament on a high note at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 16:  Nepal National Muaythai Association on Thursday honored Gunaraj Ruchal with player-of-the-year award for his performance in 2015.

SEATTLE, June 16: There were speculations that USNT failing to make last eight in COPA could cost Jurgen Klinsmann national head coach job.

PARIS, June 16: England’s opening days of UEFA Euro 2016 have been tarred with violence, so the 1-1 draw against Russia was least noticeable.