June 12, 2016 09:39 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 13: Everest Florida recorded 6-0 win over Ana Jyoti in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Sunday. Ujjwal Sunwar and Aryan Dev Acham scored two goals each, while Amir Kandel and Sudarshan Thapa netted a goal each. Similarly, Nawa Jiwan Sishu Niketan beat Shree Mahendra Adarsha by 3-0. Niraj Rai scored a brace, while Kanchan scored a goal.
June 12, 2016 09:37 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 12: Jhamsikhel Youth Club on Sunday booked a place in the Super League round of the Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League being held at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato. Similarly, Bauddha FC and Nawa Jyoti Yuva Club relegated from the C division.
BORDEAUX, FRANCE, June 12: Two weeks on from winning the Champions League for the second time in three seasons with Real Madrid, Gareth Bale played a pivotal role as Wales made a triumphant return to a major competition following a 58-year absence.
It was Bale who put Wales ahead in the 10th minute with a curling free kick and who was the driving force behind much of his team's attacking intent in its 2-1 victory on Saturday against Slovakia in a Group B match at the European Championship. His coach Chris Coleman was fulsome in his praise of the 26-year-old.
PHILADELPHIA, June 12: The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America, getting a first-half goal from Clint Dempsey and surviving DeAndre Yedlin's early second-half ejection to beat Paraguay 1-0 on Saturday night.
Dempsey scored his 51st international goal in the 27th minute, but the Americans' defense was upended just three minutes into the second half.
June 11, 2016 09:33 AM NPT
CHICAGO, June 11: Argentina raced out to a seventh-minute lead thanks to an unlikely source in centre-back Otamendi.
Despite being deemed fit to play by coach Gerardo Martino, Messi was named among the substitutes in Chicago, but the captain came off the bench and took the game by storm to seal Argentina's passage through to the knockout round of the Copa América at Soldier Field.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 11: The Greatest was laid to rest in his hometown Friday after an all-day send-off that was a lot like Muhammad Ali himself — serious at times, but also exuberant, bracingly political, and funny.
Ali made one final journey through the city he adored via a fist-pumping funeral procession through the streets of Louisville.
SAINT-DENIS, France, June 11: It's not a case of whether France's defense will get found out later on in the European Championship against better sides. It's already an open secret.
The difference is that better sides will ruthlessly punish France's nervous, creaking back four the way Romania could not in a 2-1 defeat in their Euro 2016 opener on Friday night.
SAINT-DENIS, France, June 11: After scoring one goal and setting up another in France's opening win at the European Championship, Dimitri Payet left the field in tears.
The West Ham forward, now hitting his career peak at 29, was playing for his country at a major tournament for the first time. He thrived, playing a part in both goals as France beat Romania 2-1 Friday at the Stade de France.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Mahesh Chhetri, opening batsmen cum wicket keeper of Nepali cricket team, who has spent 12 years playing for Nepal, is working hard to see himself in the national team, six months after his exclusion from national duty.
Mahesh, nicknamed Mahi, was in the squad for the match against Papua New Guinea during World Cricket League Championship in November last year.
June 10, 2016 09:48 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, June 10: Siddhartha Vanasthali recorded 2-0 win over Bal Srijanalaya to win Pool A final of the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Friday.
Diwakar Chaudhary and Pravin Sunuwar scored a goal each for Siddhartha.