SOCHI, July 1: Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France.

JHAPA, May 8: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi has entered the semifinals of the Damak Gold Cup defeating Saraswati Football Club in a one-sided affair on Monday. On their route to thrash Saraswati Club by a 5-0 scoreline, Manang’s Sujal Shrestha scored a brace supported by Bimal Basnet, Tirtha Basnet and Subash Gurung’s one each in a match played at Damak, Jhapa.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Sunday's bitterly cold weather in the capital has set the record for the coldest day of the year so far in the Kathmandu Valley. The minimum temperature in the valley dropped to as low as zero degrees Celsius to set the record, which is already colder than the coldest day of last winter.

Oct 29: Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden struck twice as England came from behind to thrash European champions Spain 5-2 and clinch their maiden Under-17 World Cup title in Kolkata, India on Saturday.

NUWAKOT, Oct 27: The upcoming election in Nuwakot district is set to be an interesting one, as a number of senior leaders of major parties are contesting the federal parliament and provincial assembly polls.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Brijesh Chaudhary's two goals on either side of India U-16 goals has kept Nepal U-16's qualification hopes alive in the second group match played at APF Ground, Hulchowk. The Nepal striker scored in 76th and 88th minutes whereas India scored in 83rd and 85th minutes.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: With the  constitutional deadline for holding the remaining elections fast approaching, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the Election Commission (EC) to begin poll preparations in such a way as to be in a position to conduct both the provincial and parliamentary elections on the same day.

BARCELONA, Dec 10: Lionel Messi scored twice in the second half to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 win at Osasuna on Saturday, ending a run of three consecutive draws for the defending Spanish league champions.

RASUWA, Nov 14: Chheku Lama, a resident of Haku VDC, lost his house to the devastating earthquake last April.

BRUGES, Sept 15: Leicester opened its first Champions League campaign with a comfortable 3-0 victory at Belgian champion Club Brugge on Wednesday, with Riyad Mahrez scoring twice.

STOKE, Aug 20: Sergio Aguero rediscovered his accuracy from the penalty spot in scoring one of his two goals for Manchester City in a 4-1 win at Stoke in the Premier League on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has informed CPN-UML lawmakers about his plan to face no confidence motion registered against him in parliament and not to quit the government voluntarily. He also instructed his party's lawmakers to be prepared to counter the opposition parties' allegations in parliament meeting.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) has directed health workers not to take frequent leaves during monsoon as the chances of an outbreak of communicable diseases are really high during the period.