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Mexico City earthquake: Force India driver Sergio Perez donates to fund access_time2017/9/20

Force India driver Sergio Perez has donated three million pesos (£124,500) to victims of the earthquake in his native Mexico. Tuesday's earthquake killed more than 200 people, toppled many buildings in Mexico City and caused major damage i...

Baldock Town give Alfie Barker 'second chance' after Harry Arter tweet access_time2017/9/20

-BBC SPORT A non-league club says a teenage player who sent a tweet to Bournemouth's Harry Arter about the death of his baby daughter deserves a "second chance". Alfie Barker served a seven-month ban after admitting an FA charge. ...

Nepal champion of ACC U-19 Eastern Region access_time2017/9/17

Kathmandu - Nepal has become the champion of ACC Under-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament by defeating Hong Kong.  Nepal defeated Hong Kong by five wickets in the final match held at Kinrara Oval Cricket Ground of Malaysia today. With this ti...

Nepal defeats Singapore to top group A access_time2017/9/14

Kathmandu - Nepal defeated Singapore by seven wickets in the final game of the group stage under the ACC U-19 eastern regional tournament 2017 underway in Malaysia. With the win, Nepal has topped its group A.  Opting to bat first after winning ...

Futsal must contribute towards growth of Nepal's popularity in the world: Minister KC access_time2017/9/13

Kathmandu - Minister for Youth and Sports, Rajendra Kumar KC, today said Futsal must contribute in the growth of Nepal's popularity in the international community.  Inaugurating the 1st Bir Ganeshman Memorial Cup Open Futsal Tournament orga...

Nepal celebrates 255-run victory over Thailand access_time2017/9/11

Kathmandu - Nepal restricted Thailand to 26 runs in 10 overs to win the match held today under the ACC U- 19 qualifying match (eastern region) at the Kuala Lumpur-based cricket ground Kelab Aman by a huge margin of 255 runs.  Sandip Lamichhane ...

Nepal ITF Senior Championship begins in Pokhara access_time2017/9/11

Pokhara - Nepal ITF Senior Championship, organised by Kaski District Tennis Association, has begun here from today.  A total of 90 players from Nepal, Finland and India have been participating in the Championship.  Inaugurating the cham...

Sunakali Participates in Kazan Film Festival, Russia access_time2017/9/11

A documentary film ‘Sunakali’ by Nepalese film director, Bjojraj Bhat, participates in the 13th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival, Russia.  The film reveals the story of a women’s soccer team from Mugu, Western Nepal and i...

Sudurpaschim – 11 defeats Chitwan – 11 access_time2017/9/3

Chitwan - The Sudurpaschim – 11 have won the first match under the national level football tournament 'Jaycees Cup – 2074' on Sunday.  Sudurpaschim netted four goals to defeat Chitwan – 11 which failed to score a goal....

Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder sent off against Man City Under-23s access_time2017/8/22

-BBC SPORT Arsenal's Jack Wilshere was sent off after grabbing an opponent around the neck in a mass brawl during an under-23s match against Manchester City. Wilshere, who has not yet featured for the Gunners in the new Premier League season,...

Geoffrey Boycott: Former cricketer sorry for 'unacceptable' comment access_time2017/8/22

-BBC SPORT Former England cricketer and BBC commentator Geoffrey Boycott has apologised for an "unacceptable" comment about West Indian cricketers. He said that he would be more likely to receive a knighthood if he was to 'black his...

T20 Blast: Mathew Pillans clear for quarter-final after Leicestershire extend loan access_time2017/8/22

-BBC SPORT Leicestershire have extended the loan of Surrey pace bowler Mathew Pillans for a third month. It means the 26-year-old will be available when the Foxes play Glamorgan at Cardiff on Wednesday in the T20 Blast quarter-finals. Pillans ...

Winston-Salem Open: Britain's Kyle Edmund through to second round access_time2017/8/22

-BBC SPORT Britain's Kyle Edmund is through to the second round of the Winston-Salem Open with a straight-set win over Italy's Thomas Fabbiano in North Carolina. The 22-year-old British number two, who came through two rounds of qualifyin...

Women's Super League: Sarah Taylor hits 34 on debut but Lancashire lose to Surrey access_time2017/8/16

-BBC SPORT Kia Super League, Emirates Old Trafford Surrey Stars 133-6 (20 overs): Sciver 40*, Beaumont 36; Hazell 2-16 Lancashire Thunder 100 (18 overs): Taylor 34, Jones 26; Farrell 5-26 Surrey Stars won by 33 runs Scorecard England&...

Solheim Cup 2017: Catriona Matthew to replace injured Suzann Pettersen for Europe access_time2017/8/16

-BBC SPORT Scotland's Catriona Matthew has been called up to replace the injured Suzann Pettersen in Europe's Solheim Cup team, captain Annika Sorenstam has announced. Norwegian Pettersen, an eight-time Solheim Cup participant, was receiv...

Jonny Evans: Man City interested in West Brom captain access_time2017/8/16

-BBC SPORT Manchester City are interested in signing defender Jonny Evans from Premier League rivals West Brom. It is understood talks have taken place over the past couple of weeks but there has been no agreement over a fee for the Northern Irel...

Jese Rodriguez: Stoke sign PSG forward on loan access_time2017/8/16

-BBC SPORT Stoke have signed ex-Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St-Germain. The 24-year-old joined Real at the age of 14 and was part of their Champions League-winning squads in 2014 and 2016. He joined PSG ...

Nepali football team leaving for Japan access_time2017/8/11

Kathmandu - The national football team is leaving for Japan on Friday in course of its preparation for the AFC Asian Cup qualifying tournament. During the stay in Japan from August 13 to 19, the Nepali team will play five practice matches with local...

Mauricio Pochettino says he is sure Tottenham summer signings will come access_time2017/8/10

Tottenham have been slow to make summer signings because their "circumstances are different to other clubs", says manager Mauricio Pochettino. Amid concerns over a lack of transfer activity, the Argentine said Spurs are "working hard ...

Sussex are 'hunting down' Division Two promotion places, says captain Ben Brown access_time2017/8/10

-BBC Sport Sussex have found form at the perfect time in the County Championship and are "hunting down" a Division Two promotion place, according to captain Ben Brown. After making a slow start to the season Sussex have won four of thei...