MADRID, Aug 3: Florentino Pérez chose his own way to reassure everyone that the 32-year-old Modrić isn't going anywhere, with his release clause exceeding the record sum ever paid for a football player by more than three times.
Jose Mourinho was finally given something to smile about as a tempestuous trip to the United States ended with a 2-1 victory over former club Real Madrid thanks to first-half strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera.
Liverpool will attempt to end Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid's recent dominance in the Champions League when the sides meet in Saturday's final in Kiev, with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp insisting experience is not everything.
REPUBLICA, May 21: Sandeep Lamichhane had to wait for his debut for Delhi Daredevils whilst assumptions were made if the purchase of a starlet from lesser known but internet-friendly Nepal was all but a commercial stunt to boost up fan following in the top associate nation-- in terms of fan following.
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.
MUNICH, April 26: Holders Real Madrid came from a goal down to snatch a precious 2-1 victory at wasteful Bayern Munich on Wednesday and carry a considerable advantage into their Champions League semi-final second leg in Spain.
April 19: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has suggested his side are well-prepared for their upcoming Champions League semifinal with Bayern Munich despite a series of shaky performances in La Liga, including Wednesday's 1-1 home draw against Atheltic Bilbao.
MADRID, April 12: Cristiano Ronaldo showed nerves of steel to score an injury-time penalty and send holders Real Madrid into the semi-finals of the Champions League in extraordinary circumstances as they lost 3-1 to Juventus on Wednesday but won a thrilling tie 4-3 on aggregate.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick for his second goal of the night to help Real Madrid beat 10-man Juventus, 3-0, in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday in Turin, Italy.
KATHMANDU, April 2: Nepali young footballer Bidit Man Tuladhar, who was selected for the training camp of European football’s powerhouse Real Madrid’s Real Madrid Foundation from June 5 to 9, is set to leave for Singapore as part of the training.
“When I was a little kid, I used to ask my mother: everybody has a dad…is there my dad too? My father went to India when I was just a year old. We never saw him since then. My mother was the one and only person that we knew as our parent.
March 2: According to Don Balon, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea will join Real Madrid this summer, unless the Red Devils bring in three players of his choosing – Samuel Umtiti, Paulo Dybala and Miralem Pjanic, who are collectively worth £232m.
Even as effects of social media use on mental well-being is hotly debated, a new study says that spending too much time online can create problems in real life relationships of teenagers and vice versa. Results of a survey conducted by Professor Candice Odgers of University of California, Irvine and her colleagues showed teenagers from low-income families reported more physical fights, face-to-face arguments and trouble at school that spilled over from social media.
MADRID, Feb 15: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Paris St Germain 3-1 on Wednesday, with the holders roaring back to life in the Champions League last-16 first leg tie after a dismal domestic campaign.
MADRID, Jan 22: Barcelona rode further away from their crumbling title rivals on Sunday as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice each in a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis which opened up an 11-point gap at the top of the La Liga standings.
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BARCELONA, Jan 8: Real Madrid’s faltering title defence continued as they were held to a thrilling 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Sunday which saw them fall 16 points behind runaway leaders Barcelona, who beat Levante 3-0 to stay nine points clear at the top of La Liga.
MADRID, Dec 24: Barcelona exploited a lacklustre Real Madrid to win the ‘Clasico’ 3-0 on Saturday as goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal gave the Catalans a 3-0 win and moved them 14 points clear of their biggest rivals in La Liga.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Barcelona travels to the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday, to face its eternal rival Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season. Barca will have a chance to extend its lead over Real Madrid by 14 points with a win, with the Spanish champions having a game still in hand as it went to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the FIFA Club World Cup.
NICOSIA, Nov 22: Holders Real Madrid sealed a place in the Champions League last 16 with a thumping 6-0 victory at APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday after doubles from Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo but will still finish runners-up to Tottenham Hotspur in Group H.
Don’t we all just love Dashain? I mean, what’s not to like? An extended holiday period, some quality family time and erm…. lots and lots of food. Except that for thousands (millions perhaps?) of over nourished people like me, with a tendency to put on weight at the mere sight of food, the festival of Dashain is a minefield that is getting increasingly harder to negotiate. At the best of times, my weight fluctuations are quite enough to make Oprah Winfrey blush but while Dashain comes around once a year, it never really leaves me – if you know what I mean.
MUMBAI, August 27: 'PadMan', an upcoming Hindi film that focuses on menstruation and women's health, will be as high on entertainment as the evergreen 'Sholay', said its director R Balki, who believes there's no point in being preachy to the audience.
MADRID, August 4: Six Real Madrid players have made UEFA's shortlist for the best footballers in each positional category who played in the Champions League last season, the sport's European governing body said on Friday.
KATHMANDU: Women and girls’ trafficking is rife not only in Nepal but all over the world. Addressing the issue, ‘True Stories’ exhibition is being held at the premises of Patan Museum. The exhibition started from July 13 and will continue till July 31.
Florentino Perez will stay on as Real Madrid president until 2021 after no other candidates presented a bid to rival the incumbent before Sunday's deadline, the European champions announced in a statement on Monday.
LONDON, June 13: Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it would make significant export cuts in July amid signs of a draw down in U.S. crude inventories, though increasing U.S. output continues to weigh on the market.