Sports

Jose Izquierdo: Brighton agree club-record deal for Colombian winger access_time2017/8/10

-BBC Sport Brighton are set to break their transfer record for the third time this summer after agreeing a deal to sign Colombian international Jose Izquierdo from Club Brugge. The 25-year-old winger, who will join in a reported £13.5m deal...

Premier League: 'Expected goals' tells us whether a player really should have scored access_time2017/8/10

-BBC Sport "He's got to score from there!" "He should have had a hat-trick!" "He couldn't miss that!" We've all said or heard these things while watching games, but is our frustration at missed opportunit...

Pokhara Sports Award conferred on outstanding athletes access_time2017/8/6

Pokhara - The Nepal Sports Journalists Forum, Kaski on Saturday conferred the sports award to individuals, athletes and organizations for making exemplary contributions in the sports sector. Former footballer and athlete, Khadga Bahadur Ranabhat, wa...

Francesco Totti: Roma legend's final shirt launched into space access_time2017/8/2

-BBC Sport Roma have honoured club legend Francesco Totti by launching the striker's final shirt into space. The 40-year-old spent his entire 24-year playing career with the Italian club before retiring in May. On Tuesday a rocket car...

Women's Euro 2017: The highs and lows of being an England player's parent access_time2017/8/2

-BBC Sport Women's Euro 2017 semi-final: Netherlands v England Venue: Enschede, the Netherlands Date: Thursday, 3 August Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and online; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website; live...

Sports minister KC inspects sports offices access_time2017/8/1

Kathmandu - Newly appointed Minister for Youth and Sports Rajendra Kumar KC today while inspecting the offices related to sports, committed to extend support for the development of the sports sector.  On the occasion, Minister KC acquired the d...

Canadian Open: Ian Poulter third as Jhonattan Vegas defends title access_time2017/7/31

-BBC NEWS RBC Canadian Open fourth-round leaderboard -21 J Vegas (Ven), C Hoffman (US); -20 I Poulter (Eng); -19 G Woodland (US); -18 B Hagy (US), T Finau (US), R Garrigus (US); -17 D Johnson (US), K Chappell (US) Selected others:-16 S Power (...

Hearts: Ian Cathro appointment was mistake - Gary Mackay access_time2017/7/31

-BBC NEWS Hearts legend Gary Mackay says it is time the club admitted that appointing Ian Cathro as head coach was a mistake. The 31-year-old, who took over in December 2016, is under increasing pressure after the Jambos were knock...

Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in court on tax charges access_time2017/7/31

-BBC NEWS Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is due to appear in a Spanish court later today, accused of evading millions in tax. Prosecutors allege Ronaldo, reported to be the world's highest paid athlete, has evaded €14.7m ($17.3m; £13...

Leigh Halfpenny: Wales full-back poised to join Scarlets on dual contract access_time2017/7/31

-BBC NEWS Leigh Halfpenny is poised to join Scarlets in a deal partly funded by the Welsh Rugby Union. The Wales and British and Irish Lions full-back is out of contract after spending three seasons with Toulon. According to The Times, the 28-...

National Squash Championship from Tuesday access_time2017/7/31

Kathmandu - Nepal Squash Rackets Association is all set to organize the second Dhana Laxmi Maharjan Memorial Squash Championship from August 1 to 5.  The five-day event will be held at the Academy of the Association at Satdobato, Lalitpur. ...

'Lifetime achievement award' to Ranabhat access_time2017/7/27

Pokhara - The 'Lifetime Achievement Award' is to be conferred on ex-football and volleyball player Khadga Ranabhat amidst a function on the occasion of the Second Pokhara Sports Award.  Nepal Sports Journalism Forum is organizing the ev...

Nepal enter 2nd round in Pembangunan Jaya Raya Badminton Championship access_time2017/7/26

Kathmandu - Nepal has made an entry into the second rounds of the match in the Pembangunan Jaya Raya Badminton Asia Junior Championship, 2017 underway in Indonesia after players Praphul Maharjan and Rukesh Maharjan defeated their rival competitors in t...

Kamala and Sanju set national records in weight lifting access_time2017/7/26

Kathmandu - Kamala Shrestha and Sanju Chaudhary have set the new national record in weight-lifting in the Asian Youth and Junior Championship-2017 underway in Lalitpur.  Kamala improved her record in the second international championship under ...

Afghanistan posts a 196-run target for Nepal access_time2017/7/25

Kathmandu - Afghanistan posted a 196-run target for Nepal in the final match under the ICC U-19 World Cup Qualifiers for the Asian region in Singapore.  Elected to bat first after winning the toss, the Afghanistan team secured 195 runs in 46.5 ...

ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier: Nepal defeats Malaysia by five wickets access_time2017/7/24

Kathmandu - Nepal defeated Malaysia by five wickets in its fifth match held under the ongoing ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier match in Singapore.  In today's match held at the Indian Cricket Ground, Malaysia, which was put to bat first af...

ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier: Malaysia sets 90-run target for Nepal access_time2017/7/24

Kathmandu - Malaysia has set a target of 90 runs for Nepal in today's match held under the ongoing ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier underway in Singapore.  In the match held at the Indian Cricket Ground, Malaysia, which was put to bat firs...

Nepal to participate in World Swimming Championship access_time2017/7/19

Kathmandu - Nepal is to particpate in the 17th Asian Wolrd Swimming Championship taking place in Budapest of Hungary.  A six-member team including four athletes is leaving for Budapest on Wednesday in the swimming championship to be held there ...

U-19 world cup Asia qualifier: Nepal defeats Singapore in opening match access_time2017/7/17

Kathmandu - Nepal defeated Singapore by four wickets to win the first match held today under the U-19 World Cup Asia Qualifier Division.  In the today's match held at the Padang Field of Singapore's Cricket Club, the host team was invit...

Nepal facing Uzbekistan in AFC U23 Qualifiers tonight access_time2017/7/17

Kathmandu - After crashing out of the first group stage match of the AFC U23 Championship Qualifiers after a 5-0 defeat against UAE, Nepal is under pressure to win against Uzbekistan in the second round being played at Tahnoun Bin Mohamed Stadium in Al...