NOC marks beginning of Olympic Day

Published On: June 18, 2016 07:32 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 17: Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) marked the beginning of a week-long celebration of Olympic day in the capital on Friday.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., june 18: Lionel Messi will play — and possibly start — in Argentina's Copa America quarterfinal match against Venezuela. That doesn't mean Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel is ready to give up.

Euro jersey craze grips Kathmandu

Published On: June 18, 2016 07:26 AM NPT By: Sanjeev K Shah

KATHAMNDU, June 17: One of the football crazy nations, Nepal celebrates every big football event in full swing be it World Cup or any regional tournaments.

NICE, France,June 18: Alvaro Morata scored twice as defending champion Spain cruised to a 3-0 victory over Turkey on Friday to qualify for the knockout stages of the European Championship.

Gajurmukhi records 7-0 win

Published On: June 18, 2016 07:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 18: Gajurmukhi School recorded 7-0 win over Ananta School in the in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Friday.

Czech Republic salvages 2-2 draw with Croatia

Published On: June 18, 2016 07:12 AM NPT By: Associated Press

SAINT-ETIENNE, France, June 18: The Czech Republic salvaged a 2-2 draw with Croatia at the European Championship on Friday in a game temporarily suspended when flares were thrown onto the pitch and Croatia fans fought among themselves.

Euro 2016: Italy beats Sweden, advances to 2nd round

Published On: June 18, 2016 07:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

TOULOUSE, France, June 18: Eder’s late goal gave Italy a 1-0 win over Sweden on Friday and a spot in the round of 16 at the European Championship as Italy’s defence once again stood tall.

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.

USA beats Ecuador 2-1 in Copa America quarterfinals

Published On: June 17, 2016 10:06 AM NPT By: Associated Press

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.