KATHMANDU, Sept 27: India has thrashed the Maldives in the second semi-final match reaching the finals of ongoing SAFF U-18 Championship 2019.

LONDON, July 14: Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes led a controlled bowling display as an impressive England attack restricted New Zealand to a below-par 241 for eight wickets in the Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday.

Passions are running high as “Game of Thrones” nears its final episode this weekend, with hundreds of thousands of unhappy fans signing an online petition and a counseling service offering to help those grieving the end of the TV fantasy saga.

DOHA, Dec 16: The World Cup is heading to Qatar in 2022 and plans are gathering pace with the unveiling of the spectacular design for the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium, which will host the final of the tournament.

Aug 5: Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova dropped just four games to reach her first WTA final in over a year as the Russian defeated Germany’s Andrea Petkovic 6-2 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Citi Open in Washington on Saturday.

MOSCOW, July 16: France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended the battling outsiders’ dreams of a first title.

MOSCOW, July 15: Russian punk band ‘Pussy Riot’ claimed responsibility for a pitch invasion during the soccer World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, after four people briefly interrupted the game.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final is just around the corner, as 1998 winners France prepare to face first-time finalists Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

KRASNOYARSK, July 15: Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday’s World Cup final.

MOSCOW, July 13: Experienced Argentine official Nestor Pitana will referee the World Cup final between France and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, an uncontroversial decision which rewards his authoritative performances in Russia.

DAMAULI, July 13: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav said that the Election Commission should be the final authority to announce election date.

MOSCOW, July 12: Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the Balkan nation into raptures.

ST PETERSBURG, July 11: France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final in St Petersburg.

LONDON, July 8: On the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Wimbledon men’s final that is widely considered the ‘greatest ever tennis match’ it seems like the stars may be aligning for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to meet in another mesmerising epic.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A secretariat meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday formed a task-force to give a final touch to the party’s statute.

The world will be watching Lionel Messi on Tuesday as he and his Argentina team-mates attempt to rescue their Russia 2018 campaign against Nigeria.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt Ltd, the authorized dealer of Hyundai for Nepal, has announced the names of four lucky Hyundai owners who have won a full travel package trip to Russia including a ticket for the final match of FIFA World Cup 2018.

Jose Mourinho has predicted a stunning World Cup final cliffhanger between Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal and an Argentina team led by his great rival Lionel Messi.

SINGAPORE, June 11: On the eve of their unprecedented summit, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepared Tuesday for a meeting that could define the fate of millions, along with their own political futures.

KATHMANDU, Jun 10: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club pace bowler Amar Singh Routela removed in-form batsmen Aarif Sheikh and Dipendra Singh Airee in the same over to reduce Nepal Police Club to five wickets for 63 in the 17th over effectively changing the momentum and course of the match sealed his team’s spot in final against the other departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club which was shifted for monday.

KATHMANDU, Jun 9: A patient and opportune century by player-of-the-match Sagar Pun supported by a whirlwind half-century by Bhim Sarki sent the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club into the second successive final of the Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup (PM Cup) at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Friday.

LONDON, May 20: Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty proved decisive as Chelsea salvaged their season by beating Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final in what is widely expected to be manager Antonio Conte’s swansong on Saturday.

Manang into Udayapur final

May 18, 2018 08:31 am

UDAYAPUR, May 18: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fifth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup football tournament with a close 3-2 win over Sunsari XI on Thursday.

Three Star into Udayapur final

May 17, 2018 08:57 am

UDAYAPUR, May 17: Ruslan Three Star Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fifth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 win over Jhapa XI in the first semifinal match on Wednesday.

JHAPA, May 9: Nir Kumar Rai’s solo goal helped the departmental team Nepal Police Club reach into the Damak Gold Cup football tournament final as it overcame fellow departmental team Armed Police Force 1-0 in the first semifinal match held in Damak, Jhapa on Tuesday.

LONDON, May 7: ARSENAL 5 BURNLEY 0

MADRID, May 4: Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa haunted Arsenal again by firing his side to a 1-0 win in Thursday’s Europa League semi-final second leg to send the Spaniards into the final and deny Arsene Wenger a dream end to his long reign as Arsenal coach.

ROME, May 3: Liverpool reached the Champions League final after riding their luck to contain a fired-up AS Roma in a 4-2 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday that sent them through 7-6 on aggregate.

PORT WENTWORTH, May 3: A crew of nine Puerto Ricans were flying an Air National Guard C-130 into retirement in Arizona when it crashed onto a highway in Georgia on Wednesday, and authorities said there are no survivors.

MADRID, May 2: Holders Real Madrid reached the Champions League final for the third year in a row after Karim Benzema scored twice in a 2-2 draw with wasteful Bayern Munich on Tuesday to win their semi-final, second leg 4-3 on aggregate.

ILAM, April 28: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament with a slender 1-0 win over the departmental side Tribhuvan Army Club in the first semifinal match on Friday.

Both Nepali teams into final

April 27, 2018 07:55 am

KATHMANDU, April 27: Both the Nepali teams have advanced into the final of the ongoing South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Thursday.  In boys’ last four match played at the Satdobato Tennis Court, Nepal beat Pakistan 2-1 in the semifinals.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Samriddha Gorillas has advanced into the women’s final in the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament on Wednesday.

Both Budhanilkantha teams into final

April 25, 2018 11:31 am

KATHMANDU, April 25: Both men’s and women’s teams of Budhanilkantha have secured the final berth of the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal suffered a defeat at the hands of India in the final match of women’s category in the third and the final day of the 8th South Asian Judo Championship, on Monday.   The Indian team comprising of Sushila Devi Likmambam, Anita Angom Chanu, Sunibala Devi Huidrom, Garima Chaudhary and Tulika Maan defeated Nepali team comprising Devika Khadka, Manita Shrestha Pradhan, Phupu Lamhu Khatri, Bhawana Gharti Magar and Punam Shrestha 5-0 to win the gold.

Nadal cruises into Monte Carlo final

April 22, 2018 15:49 pm

MONTE CARLO, April 22: Defending champion Rafa Nadal remains on course for an 11th Monte Carlo Masters title after beating Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-1 in the semi-finals on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Kathmandu Goldens has entered into the final defeating Mahendranagar United by five wickets in the ongoing Second Dhangadhi Premier League, Dhangadhi Kailai on Thursday.

CHITWAN, April 12: After months of delay and procrastination, the construction of the first wildlife hospital of the country has reached the final stage.

KAILALI, April 10: Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has registered a sensational victory over the Kathmandu Goldens by 1 wicket in the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL-2)  at Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

MORANG, April 8: Ruslan Three Star Club has entered the final of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament with a thumping 4-0 win over CMG Sankata Club on Saturday.

Army into Birat Gold Cup final

April 7, 2018 08:46 am

MORANG, April 7: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 winover Jhapa XI in the first semifinal on Friday.

BUTWAL, April 2: Ruslan Three Star Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing third Madan Bhandari Gold Cup Football Tournament, defeating host Madan Bhandari Sports Academy 1-0 on Sunday.

April 1: Leaders of different political party and general public is paying final tribute to NC senior leader Khum Bahadur Khadka at party office, Sanepa today.

Manang into Madan Bhandari final

April 1, 2018 08:57 am

BUTWAL, April 1: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing third Madan Bhandari Gold Cup Football Tournament with a thumping 5-0 victory over Sunaulo Sangam on Saturday.

Army, Golden Gate into final

March 29, 2018 09:06 am

KATHMANDU, March 29: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club and Golden Gate International College are set to vie for the first Kwiks Men’s Basketball League title as they won their respective playoff matches on Wednesday.

Final Note

March 21, 2018 11:59 am

Had dreams I had hopes I was almost there, I was so close.

Khanal, Pariyar into final

March 15, 2018 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: Pranav Khanal and Jitendra Pariyar have advanced into the final of the ongoing 10th Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s duo Nangsal Tamang and Rasila Maharjan on Tuesday have set a summit clash of the women’s singles in the ongoing Nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Nepal is set to face Hong Kong in the last match of group stage of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe on Monday.

Tribhuvan Army into final

March 11, 2018 08:51 am

DAMAK, March 11: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing third Jhapa Gold Cup Football Tournament after defeating Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club 1-0 on Saturday. Army will now take on Jhapa XI in the final to be played on Monday.