Leicester's Vardy backed by Hodgson as he faces extended ban

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LONDON, APril 21:England coach Roy Hodgson backed Jamie Vardy on Wednesday, saying the Leicester striker did not dive in the incident that led to him being sent off last weekend and sympathizing with his angry response to the referee.

West Ham eases to victory over 2nd-string Watford

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LONDON, April 21: Mark Noble scored two penalties to help West Ham beat a second-string Watford side 3-1 on Wednesday and maintain its bid for European football when the club moves to the Olympic Stadium next season.

Liverpool routs Everton 4-0 but striker Origi is carried off

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LIVERPOOL, England, April 21: Liverpool striker Divock Origi scored before being carried off on a stretcher as Everton was overwhelmed 4-0 in Wednesday's Merseyside derby.

Hard-fought win (photo feature)

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 18: Skipper Paras Khadka completed century as Nepal defeated Namibia by three wickets in the ICC World Cricket League Championship held at the TU Cricket ground in Kirtipur in a nail-biting thriller on Monday.