LONDON, Aug 31: Arsenal strengthened its squad by signing striker Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna and Germany defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia on the next-to-last day of Europe's transfer window on Tuesday.

Probe committee to investigate players' disappearance

Published On: August 31, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: National Sports Council (NSC) on Tuesday formed a probe committee to investigate disappearance of the so called players during a friendly tournament in Japan on July 15.

Dandi-Biyo tournament begins

Published On: August 30, 2016 09:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Second Valleywide Higher Secondary School-level Dandi-Biyo has begun on Tuesday at the National Sports Council (NSC) premises, Tripureshwar.

Two late goals rescue Madhyapur

Published On: August 30, 2016 09:01 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Two goals within the last 10 minutes of the match rescued points for Madhyapur Youth Association as it salvaged a 2-2 draw against Boys Union Club on Tuesday in the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament that witnessed the sending off of two players.

Nepali chess players to leave for Olympiad today

Published On: August 30, 2016 08:59 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal's chess team is leaving for Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday to take part in the 42th Olympiad of Chess to be held there from September 1 to 14.

Barcelona signs striker Paco Alcacer

Published On: August 30, 2016 07:11 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BARCELONA, Aug 30: Barcelona says it has signed striker Paco Alcacer for five seasons after securing his transfer from rival Spanish club Valencia.

Rooney to retire from England duty after 2018 World Cup

Published On: August 30, 2016 06:34 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, Aug 30: England captain Wayne Rooney says he will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Former Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky moves to Sparta

Published On: August 30, 2016 05:20 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PRAGUE, Aug 30: After 15 years at Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal, Czech playmaker Tomas Rosicky is returning to his former club Sparta Prague.

Nepal likely to host next Women's SAFF Championship

Published On: August 30, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal is likely to host the fourth edition of Women's SAFF Championship later this year. Nepal has shown interest to host the tournament after India, which was supposed to host the event, expressed reluctance in organizing the sub-regional event.

Tashi Ghale announces candidacy for ANFA presidency

Published On: August 30, 2016 12:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Former vice president of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Tashi Ghale, who is also a former president of A division outfit Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC), announced his candidacy for the post of ANFA president on Monday. Ghale made such announcement during a program organized by MMC to introduce newly-appointed executive committee of the club and felicitation program of graduates of the recently held AFC A license course.