LONDON, Aug 6: The English season got off to a familiar start as Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero struck twice, including his 200th goal for the club, as they beat Chelsea 2-0 to claim the Community Shield for the fifth time at a sun-baked Wembley on Sunday.
MOSCOW, July 1: Picture the scene: it is the dying moments of a World Cup match and the score is level. You receive the ball and take a speculative shot which sails straight past the goalkeeper and into the top corner. What do you do next?
KAZAN, June 21: Spain squeezed 1-0 past dogged Iran in their World Cup Group B encounter on Wednesday thanks to a fortuitous goal from Diego Costa, but the Europeans suffered a string of second-half scares.
SARANSK, June 17: Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday.
Manita Shrestha won the gold medal during the First Inter Club National Weightlifting Championship recently held at the Sports Hive in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur. Among the participants for the championship were people from the army, police and civilians, all with a common goal of performing well – which in turn qualifies a handful of them for the upcoming Asian Games and South Asian Games.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Former Vice-Chairman of National Planning Commission and Economic Expert Dr Shankar Sharma has said unhealthy competition among the political parties in hiking elderly allowance will have adverse impact on the country’s economy in the long run.
On the December 9 and 10, 2017 a two-day international conference was organized at Mumbai University where participants from all eight South Asian countries gathered to discuss the topic "Changing Dynamic in SAARC: Challenges and opportunity in the Region”.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Sabitra Bhandari’s only goal of the match helped departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) finish as group winner by defeating Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) 1-0 in the ongoing 16th Women’s National Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Friday.
Greenhouse gas emissions are on course to be about 30 percent above the 2030 global target, but there are signs of a move away from fossil fuels that not even US President Donald Trump can stop, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Nepal U-19 is into the second half of their Group A match against host nation Kyrgyzstan AFC U-19 qualifiers at Bishkek. Nepal is trailing by a goal scored by Krygyz's Borubaev Gulzhigit on 21' minutes.
PANAMA CITY, Oct 11: A late goal from Roman Torres punched Panama’s ticket to their first World Cup finals on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Costa Rica, while the United States will miss out for the first time since 1986 after Honduras pipped them to a playoff place.
LONDON, Oct 10: Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick strike for Arsenal against Crystal Palace last season was shortlisted for FIFA’s goal of the year award on Monday, alongside efforts from Venezuelan teenager Deyna Castellanos and goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke.
LONDON, Oct 6: Harry Kane’s stoppage-time goal earned England a 1-0 victory over Slovenia on Thursday and a place at next year’s World Cup finals although his last-gasp effort barely masked a sterile Wembley display by the hosts.
SANTA CLARA, July 27: As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his Madeira homecoming with an early strike but Sweden wrecked the party by hitting back from two down to win 3-2 with a last-gasp own goal in a friendly on Tuesday.
A Brazilian tax appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Barcelona forward Neymar could cede his image rights to family businesses and dismissed charges by federal auditors that they were front companies set up to dodge taxes.
POKHARA, Jan 27: A late goal from African recruit Olawale O Afeez guided defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) to a 1-0 win over CMG Club Sankata in the semifinal of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Thursday as it fixed the summit clash against host Sahara Club.
DHARAN, Jan 2:The biggest sports festival of the country, National Games, is three and a half decades old. The event that began in 1981 and supposed to be organized on biennial basis should have seen 17 editions of the games in 35 years.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that the government was committed to implementing the constitution and holding the elections. It has already been preparing for the same.
JHAPA, Nov 22: A lone goal from African recruit Olawale O Afeez guided Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) to the semifinals of the Sahara Surunga Gold Cup football tournament as it overcame CMG Club Sankata 1-0 at Surunga ground in Jhapa on Tuesday.
MADRID, Nov 7: With Karim Benzema out injured and Cristiano Ronaldo playing below expectations again, Gareth Bale got the job done for Real Madrid with two goals against Leganes on Sunday. Not to be outdone, Lionel Messi scored his 500th goal for Barcelona as the Catalan club won a thriller against Sevilla.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: A late goal from Nigerian forward Ajayi Martins Kayod rescued a point for national champion Ruslan Three Star Club as it salvaged a 1-1 draw against Nagaworld FC of Cambodia in the AFC Cup playoff qualifiers on Tuesday.
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?
KATHMANDU, June 10: Sanepa Club moved to the fourth positions in Group A beating Nawa Jyoti Yuva Pariwar 3-2 in the Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Friday. Similarly, Khalibari Youth Club recorded its first victory in Group B.
In Group A match, Nava Jyoti took early lead as Uttam Bahadur Mahato scored in 23rd minute and doubled the advantage in 29th minute.