Boxers leaving for Russia today

Published On: July 4, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 4: Boxer duo Kushum Lama and Bishal Shrestha along with coach Nima Tamang are set to leave for Russia on Monday to take part in the Sixth Children of Asia International Sports Games to be held in Yakutsk city from July 5 to 17.

Golden Gate and South Siders to vie for basketball title

Published On: July 4, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 4: Golden Gate and South Siders are set to vie for the men's title in the Morgan Cup 12th Women and 13th Men National Club-wide Basketball Tournament being held in Kathmandu.

5 Iceland players to watch against France

Published On: July 3, 2016 05:04 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Iceland is facing France in a European Championship quarterfinal on Sunday. Here are five Iceland players to watch:

5 France players to watch against Iceland

Published On: July 3, 2016 04:47 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, July3: France is facing Iceland in a European Championship quarterfinal on Sunday.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 3: Hundreds of fans of Lionel Messi gathered in the rain in Argentina's capital on Saturday to ask that the soccer star return to the national team following his shock retirement from the squad.

BORDEAUX, July 3: Germany ended 54 years of misery against Italy at major tournaments by taking a familiar route to victory: The penalty shootout.

Black armbands for Italy after Dhaka attack

Published On: July 2, 2016 07:33 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, July 2: UEFA has agreed to a request by the Italian soccer federation for its players to wear black armbands in their quarterfinal against Germany on Saturday.

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps has a dilemma in defense for the European Championship quarterfinal against Iceland on Sunday.

Iceland’s football style not so unfamiliar to Nepal

Published On: July 2, 2016 06:09 PM NPT By: Biplav Gautam

Remarkably, there is an obscure link between Iceland’s national team and football in Nepal. And it comes via Johan Kalin, the former head coach of Machhindra Football Club, an A-Division club in Nepal. Kalin, who hails from Sweden, has long been an admirer of fellow countryman and Iceland’s head coach Lars Lagerback.

BORDEAUX, FRANCE ,July 2: Italy is facing Germany in a European Championship quarterfinal in Bordeaux on Saturday. Here are five Italy players to watch: