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Final phase camp set to begin next ...

KATHMANDU: The National Sports Council (NSC) today announced the dates for the close-camp to prepare for the 17th Asian Games slated for September in Incheon, South Korea. T ...Full story

Qatar Airways beat Last Door KATHMANDU: Qatar Airways defeated Last Door Solutions by 24 runs on the second day of the Qatar Airways Corporate Indoor 8’s Cricket Tournament here at t ...Full story

TIME OUT: NATHM win title KATHMANDU: Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM) won the title of the third Umanga NATHM Hospitality Basketball Cup here on Thursday. NATHM defe ...Full story

Chess players leaving for Olympiad with high hopes KATHMANDU: A 16-member Nepali chess team is on Wednesday leaving for Norway to participate in the 41st Chess Olympiad slated for August 1-14 in Tromso. T ...Full story

Minister vows good pitch for cricket KATHMANDU: Youth and Sports Minister Purushottam Paudel said he was not in mood to make any change just for the sake of change in the Cricket Association of Nep ...Full story

International

Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Centur ...

The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.Full story

England beat India‚ end Test win drought SOUTHAMPTON: Moeen Ali spun England to victory as they ended a run of 10 Tests without a win by beating India by 266 runs in the third Test here today. Ali took 6-67 in 2 ...Full story

Seven-year jail term for match-fixers WELLINGTON: New Zealand are to slap a seven-year jail term on anyone caught match-fixing under a new law due to take effect before they host the Cricket World Cup and Under-20 F ...Full story

Williams makes perfect return STANFORD: Top-ranked Serena Williams won in her first match since defaulting in a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon, beating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday i ...Full story

Nishikori‚ Berdych‚ Raonic triumph WASHINGTON: Japan’s Kei Nishikori won his opening match on the pre-US Open hard-court circuit, beating Sam Querrey of the United States 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 on Wednesday in the s ...Full story