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

What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

Published On: August 8, 2016 04:21 PM NPT By: Associated Press

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.

Gaurika Singh rips suit but wins her heat

Published On: August 8, 2016 08:32 AM NPT By: Agencies

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 8: The youngest competitor at the Rio Olympics ripped her swimsuit minutes before her race on Sunday but still managed to beat her two rivals.

Nawayug strikes at death to share spoils with Three Star

Published On: August 8, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: A last-gasp equalizer from Nawayug Shrestha for Tribhuvan Army Club held Ruslan Three Star Club to a 1-1 in a friendly match at ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Sunday. The match was held as a preparation for the AFC Cup Playoff Qualifiers.

FIFA/MA Goalkeeping Course kicks off

Published On: August 8, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: A five-day long FIFA/MA Goalkeeping Course kicked off on Sunday at Godavari, Lalitpur, for the first time in the country. The course organized by All Nepal Football Association under the aegis of FIFA, the world football governing body, saw participation of 27 trainees from across the country. FIFA/AFC Goalkeeping Instructor Amur Al Bartamani from Oman is conducting the course.

Gaurika crashes out, fails to meet national record

Published On: August 7, 2016 10:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The youngest player of Rio Olympics 2016 Gaurika Singh of Nepal secured top finish in heat one of women’s 100 m backstroke on Sunday at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Serbia tells athletes to avoid Kosovo flag, anthem

Published On: August 7, 2016 06:08 PM NPT By: Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7: Serbia has advised its athletes competing at the Rio Olympics to withdraw from any medal award ceremonies if they have to share the podium with athletes from breakaway Kosovo.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Swimmer Gaurika Singh of Nepal is competing in the qualifying round of the 100 meters backstroke in Rio Olympics on Sunday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7: French gymnast Samir Ait Said landed awkwardly on a vault, and a sickening snap echoed throughout the arena. A split second later, he was clutching his contorted left leg, his tibia fractured and his Olympics over.