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Three Pakistani medals were snatched Thursday, August 13th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Pakistani athletes who won medals in the 13th South Asian Games (SAGS) have failed doping tests. Three Pakistani medalists have been stripped of their medals after testing positive for doping at the 13th SAG held in December last year. A total of six medals were snatched, including two..

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Sevilla beat Wolves in the semifinals Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

DUISBURG :- Sevilla beat the Wolves by 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the Europa Cup after midfielder Lucas Ocampos scored from the head. The Wolves paid the price after failing to score from the penalty spot. Ocampos scored the decisive goal in the 88th minute through a cross by..

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Karate’s Olympic preparation put off Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The ongoing training of Karate players as part of preparation for Olympic to be organized in Japan’s capital, Tokyo, has been put off. Owing to unchecked outbreak of coronavirus infection, the training of the Karate players was put on hold since Tuesday. Issuing a statement,..

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Corona test of Nepal National football team players

KATHMANDU:- The corona of the players of the national football team participating in the training for the World Cup qualifiers and Asian Cup qualifiers have been tested. Of the 34 players who will participate in the closed training on Monday, 11 have been tested for corona. On the first day along..

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Messi’s Magic send Barcelona in the last eight Sunday, August 9th, 2020

BARCELONA :- Lionel Messi's inspiring performance helped Barcelona reach the last eight of the European Champions League with a 3-1 win over Napoli on Saturday. Barcelona led 4-2 overall after two tie games. This is the 13th consecutive season that Barcelona have reached the quarterfinals of the..

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Opportunity for Barcelona to forget domestic failures Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Kathmandu: Barcelona is facing Napoli in the second leg of the last 16 of the European Champions League on Saturday night at 1:15 pm Nepali time. The first leg match ended in a 1-1 draw. Therefore, Barcelona will be a strong candidate to reach the quarterfinals when they play at home in the second..

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The 2021 Men’s ICC T20 World-Cup to be held in India

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to host the 2021 Men's Twenty20 World Cup in India. The next edition of this year's Twenty20 World Cup will take place in Australia in 2022. The competition has been postponed due to an epidemic of corona virus infection. The ICC has..

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Corona infection in five Indian hockey players

INDIA: Five Indian hockey players have been infected with the corona virus. According to news agency Reuters, captain Manpreet Singh, Surendra Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar and Krishna B Pathak have been confirmed to have corona infection. The Sports Authority of India (UAE) has said..

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DPR of cricket ground ready Friday, August 7th, 2020

GANDAKI:  A detailed project report of the state level cricket ground to be constructed at Pashupatighat has been prepared. The report was discussed at the Ministry of Social Development of the state government only a few days ago. The land for the cricket ground has been cut off by the Seti..

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The Beatles, Red or Blue? Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

By N24 Staff Writer: Liverpool is not only an English city known for football, but it is also famous for music. Even more so than in the rest of the world, the city has made a name for itself in music before it introduced football. The city has two famous clubs, Everton and Liverpool. Everton was..

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Malla appointed as national team goalkeeper coach Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

KATHMANDU: Bikas Malla has been designated as the goalkeeper coach of the Nepali national football team. The technical committee of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) nominated Malla as the new goalkeeper coach. Earlier, Malla had served the national football squad as an important team..

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“17th Gaijatra Cup Kicks Off at Lalitpur”: Nepal Monday, August 3rd, 2020

LALITPUR: 17th Gaijatra cup was held at Godawari, Lalitpur on Monday which was a great opening of the day. Eight matches were played on an opening day. The results of the match are: Namuna Sports Club 2- 1 Lalitpur Football Academy Naya bato Youth Club A 2-1 Nava Soch Youth Club Santiban Youth..

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The day a dream of Nepali cricket came true

KATHMANDU: Nepal played its first ODI (ODI) cricket series against the Netherlands on August 1, 2018. Nepal, which lost the first match, won the second match on August 3, two years ago. That victory was the first victory for Nepal in ODIs. An even more exciting and memorable moment was the 1-run..

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I raise voice for sportsmen: NC President Deuba Friday, July 31st, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said he would raise voice in the parliament for the rights of sportsmen. "Players are pride of the country. They will be respected," President Deuba said at a programme organized by the sports department of the party. The programme was..

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