NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 24: England’s young and free-flowing team banished the ghost of past national failures with a record 6-1 thrashing of Panama on Sunday that included a hat-trick by Harry Kane and eased them into the last 16.
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 22: Croatia marched into the World Cup knockout stage by handing Argentina a 3-0 drubbing with goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday to leave the hopes of the twice world champions hanging by a thread.
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.
BARCELONA, September 13: A mesmeric Lionel Messi scored twice as he inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus to get off to a flying start in Champions League Group D on Tuesday avenging last season’s quarter-final elimination by the Italian champions.
BIRTAMOD, Feb 3: Karna Limbu-inspired Jhapa XI made it to the final of the Rumpum Jhapa Gold Cup football tournament on Friday with a 4-0 rout of Himalayan Sherpa Club at the Domalal Stadium in Birtamod, Jhapa.
ROME, Dec 5: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is set to resign on Monday after suffering a crushing defeat in a referendum over constitutional reform, tipping the euro zone's third-largest economy into political turmoil.