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Football boss Jordaan faces second sexual assault complaint Monday, May 21st, 2018

DURBAN, (AFP): South African Football Association president and Confederation of African Football executive Danny Jordaan is facing a second sexual assault complaint, it was reported on Sunday. The mass-circulation Johannesburg-based Sunday Times said an unnamed 40-year-old woman filed a complaint..

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Langtang marathon attracting tourists Saturday, May 19th, 2018

RASUWA: Nepal Army's Khagendra Bhat has won the third edition of the International Langtang Marathon in the men's category. NA's Bhat completed the marathon in 3 hrs 49 minutes 27 seconds. Bharat Khatri and Subash Karki, also of NA came second and third respectively. In the women's category,..

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Germany win World Cup… according to computers Friday, May 18th, 2018

MOSCOW, (AFP): What happens when a global investment bank gets its computers to run 10,000 virtual tournaments to guesstimate who is going to bring home the World Cup? Germany win again. Switzerland's UBS has released its quadrennial report into the best bet punters can make during the most..

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Paras, Shobha declared best athlete of the year Thursday, May 17th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Captain of National Cricket Team Paras Khadka and Shobha Gauchan of Badminton have been declared the best athlete of the year under men's and women's category respectively. Khadka and Gauchan were named the best sportspersons of the year at the 15th edition of Pulsar Sports Award hosted..

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Former national football captain Shah no more Monday, May 14th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Former Captain of national football team Mani Bikram Shah passed away today. The 51-year-old died during treatment at Norvic Hospital at 5:42 pm. He had been suffering from liver related problems. Shah was admitted to the hospital on Sunday evening and died in course of treatment today,..

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Shadab and Faheem revive Pakistan in Ireland’s inaugural Test Saturday, May 12th, 2018

DUBLIN, (AFP): Shadab Khan and debutant Faheem Ashraf both scored maiden Test fifties as Pakistan fought back in Ireland's inaugural Test match in Dublin on Saturday. Pakistan were 268 for six when bad light and then rain brought the second day at Malahide to a premature close. Shadab, in just..

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Police Club clinches Damak Gold Cup title Friday, May 11th, 2018

DAMAK: Nepal Police Club has clinched the title of Damak Gold Cup football tournament that concluded here today. The NPC won the title by defeating Manang Marsyangdi Club, Kathmandu by 1-0 the final match of the tournament. Along with the gold cup, NPC also won Rs 1.3 million in cash..

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Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq set for Test debut against Ireland Thursday, May 10th, 2018

DUBLIN, (AFP): Imam-ul-Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in Dublin on Friday. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed told reporters at the Malahide ground on Thursday that the tourists would field the same side as played in their preceding nine-wicket win at Northamptonshire,..

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Serena Williams withdraws from Italian Open Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

ROME (AP) — Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Italian Open, saying she needs more time to be “100 percent ready to compete.” The tournament made the announcement via Twitter. Williams returned to the tour briefly this year after a 14-month absence to give birth to her..

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Damak Goldcup: NPC into final Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

DAMAK: Nepal Police Club defeated Armed Police Force Club to enter the final of the Damak Goldcup football tournament. In the semi-final match held here today, NPC got the better off APF by 1-0, thanks to a goal from Nir Kumar Rai. Rai, who scored the goal in the 38th minute of the match, also won..

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Tuladhar picked as ANFA Secretary General Monday, May 7th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Indraman Tuladhar has been selected as the Secretary General of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) from the first meeting of the newly-elected executive committee of ANFA held on Monday. Likewise, Rabindra Joshi was appointed as the Treasurer. Prior to this, Tuladhar served as the..

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Football academies in all provinces: President Sherpa Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Monica Limbu, KATHMANDU: Newly elected President of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Karma Tshering Sherpa, has said that homework would begin to establish 14 football academies in the seven provinces. At a programme organized by Reporters' Club Nepal here on Sunday, Sherpa said that the..

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Sherpa elected ANFA President Saturday, May 5th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Karma Chhiring Sherpa has been elected President of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA). The 16th general assembly of the ANFA held on Saturday at ANFA Complex in Satdobato picked Sherpa as the new leader. Sherpa garnered 63 votes, while his nearest rival Mani Kunwar 12 votes. Four..

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Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

MADRID (AP) — Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Madrid Open, saying she wasn’t ready to compete. Tournament organizers say Williams withdrew because she needs more time to train before returning to action. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, returned to the tour in Indian..

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Three Star lift title of Mai Valley Gold Cup Monday, April 30th, 2018

ILAM: Three Star Club Lalitpur has won the title of Fourth International Invitational Mai Valley Gold Cup Football tournament by defeating Manang-Marsyangdi Club Kathmandu. In the final match held Monday, the Three Star Club defeated Manang-Marsyangdi Club 1-0 in a very competitive match. As both..

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Three Star and MMC enter Mai Valley Gold Cup final Saturday, April 28th, 2018

ILAM: Three Star Club and Manang Marsyangdi Club have entered the final of the 4th International Invitation Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament here today. Three Star made it to the final by defeating Armed Police Force Club by 2-0. Bimal Ghartimagar from Three Star scored the first goal in..

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Three Star beats Police Club 4-3 in a tie-breaker Thursday, April 26th, 2018

ILAM: Three Star Club beat Nepal Police Club, Kathmandu 4-3 in a match under the 4th International Invitation Mai Valley Gold Cup underway in Ilam. This victory sent the Three Star into semi finals. The 1-1 draw played until extra 15 minutes after the stipulated 90 minutes led to the tie-breaker...

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