NSKVCD formed

KATHMANDU: A 30-member Nepal Shito-ryu Karate Volunteer Coaching Department (NSKVCD) was recently formed here in Kathmandu. NSKVCD president Ishwor Thapa made the formal announcement at a press meet on Monday. The committee includes six vice-presidents, a general secretary, secretary, treasurer and 20 members. Seven more members will be included later on, said Thapa. — HNS

United signings

MANCHESTER: Brazil midfielder Anderson and Portugal winger Nani signed five-year contracts with Manchester United. Nani moved from Sporting Lisbon for $34.7 million and Anderson, who got his British work permit on Friday, transferred from FC Porto for an undisclosed sum. United had agreed to sign Anderson and Nani in May. Poland goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak also finalized his permanent move to Old Trafford. He spent last season at United on loan from West Bromwich Albion. — AP