Satdobato in semis

KATHMANDU: Satdobato Youth Club defeated Shree Chandeshwori Youth Club of Ramechhap 4-3 on penalties to enter the Group A semi-finals at the ‘C’ Division League Selection Knock-out Football Tournament. In other Group ‘B’ matches, Gyan Bhairab Club beat Buddhi Bikash Khel Mandal 2-0; Kumari Youth Club beat Charumati Youth Club 5-4 on penalties; and Youth Forum Club beat Binayak Club 5-0. — HNS

TIA, BBC advance

KATHMANDU: Playaz defeated Penta ‘A’ 56-23, TIA thrashed Malpi 83-35, Alliance beat BBC 62-39, and Galaxy beat Budhanilkantha in the day’s quarter-final matches of the BINS Basketball Tournament for SLC-appeared Students, today. The semis are slated for Thursday. — HNS

Real release Figo

MADRID: Real Madrid have released their 32-year-old Portugal forward Luis Figo, it was reported on Wednesday. Real refused to confirm the press reports. The former European and world player of the year has been relegated to the bench at Real Madrid since early April. — AFP