6 teams advance, 1 goes home as Euro 2016 takes shape

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:39 AM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, June 22: Six teams advanced at the European Championship on Tuesday, and a heavyweight clash was set up as the round of 16 took shape.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 22: Mitchell Marsh hit an unbeaten 79 and captain Steve Smith scored 78 in a 122-run stand Tuesday to lead Australia to a six-wicket victory over the West Indies and a spot in the final of the limited-overs tri-series.

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 22: Liam Plunkett hit last-ball six as England forced a dramatic tie against Sri Lanka in the first limited-overs cricket international on Tuesday.

Blaszczykowski goal cements Poland's place in last 16

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:17 AM NPT By: Associated Press

MARSEILLE, France, June 22: Poland will play Switzerland in the last 16 of the European Championship with a big question hanging over its head: Has star striker Robert Lewandowski left his goal-scoring boots at home?

Germany beats Northern Ireland 1-0 but both advance

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:14 AM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, June 22: If there can be a 1-0 rout in soccer, then this was it.

BORDEAUX, France, June 22: Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at the European Championship ended when Croatia rallied for a stunning 2-1 win on Tuesday, sending the two-time champions into an intense, high-profile knockout match against Italy in the round of 16.

Army players dominate day two in weightlifting

Published On: June 21, 2016 07:41 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 21: Surendra Shrestha of Tribhuvan Army Club on Tuesday bagged gold medal in the senior men's 77 kg event of the Fifth Grand Prix Weightlifting Tournament being held at Satdobato in Lalitpur. Similarly, Bishal Bista of Kanchanpur claimed gold in the same weight category for juniors.

Wins for Manohara United and Shree Bhagwati

Published On: June 21, 2016 07:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 21: Manohara United Youth Club and Shree Bhagwati Club started the Super League round of Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League on a high note at the ANFA Complex on Tuesday.

LONDON, June 21: Former England captain David Beckham is voting for Britain to remain in the European Union in Thursday's referendum.

SAINT-ETIENNE, France, Jun e 21: England coach Roy Hodgson had a message for the growing band of doom-mongers following a frustrating stalemate against Slovakia. "Sooner or later, we will get our reward," Hodgson said.