Category: Sports

Dortmund beat Werder 2-0 as Haaland keeps up scoring run

Haaland has record nine goals from six league matches Dortmund are third, four points behind leaders Bayern Cologne crush Hertha 5-0 BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund beat strugglers Werder Bremen with second-half goals from Dan Axel Zagadou and teenage sensation Erling Haaland on Saturday for their fifth league win in the last six games which kept them firmly in title contention. Zagadou volleyed in from a corner…

Chelsea boost top four hopes, Villa and Bournemouth slump

Chelsea boosted their hopes of a top-four finish with a 2-1 win over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday while at the bottom Aston Villa and Bournemouth drifted deeper into trouble with damaging defeats. Manchester City cut Liverpool’s lead to 19 points as they won 1-0 at Leicester City in the battle for runners-up spot. Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso returned…

Cricket-Agar hat-trick helps Australia thrash S.Africa in first T20

JOHANNESBURG: Australia off-spinner Ashton Agar took a career-best 5-24, including a hat-trick, as they thrashed hosts South Africa by a massive 107 runs in the first Twenty20 International at The Wanderers on Friday. After being sent in to bat, Australia amassed 196 for six in their 20 overs as South Africa struggled with their line and length and missed a number of catches in the…

Agar hat-trick helps Australia thrash S.Africa in first T20

JOHANNESBURG: Australia off-spinner Ashton Agar took a career-best 5-24, including a hat-trick, as they thrashed hosts South Africa by a massive 107 runs in the first Twenty20 International at The Wanderers on Friday. After being sent in to bat, Australia amassed 196 for six in their 20 overs as South Africa struggled with their line and length and missed a number of catches in the…

India 165 and New Zealand 216-5 at stumps on day 2, 1st test

WELLINGTON: India had to put in some lengthy overtime to work its way back into the first cricket test against New Zealand on Saturday after its paltry innings of 165 on the second day. When stumps were finally drawn early because of bad light and after a marathon final session, New Zealand was 216-5, with an overall lead of 51. BJ Watling was 14 not…

Team off to Jakarta

KATHMANDU: A six-member Nepali tennis team on Friday left for Indonesia to participate in the ITF Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup to be held in Jakarta from February 22-29. Nihal Jung Bahadur Thapa, Prasiddha Moktan and Nischal Kayastha will take part in the Davis Cup, while Rayana Shah, Isha Shree Shah and Sirista Rai participate in the Fed Cup tournament, informed Nepal Tennis Association…

NPC in last four

NAWALPUR: Nepal Police Club defeated Bijaya Youth FC of Hetauda 3-1 and advanced to the semi-finals of the fifth Rhino Gold Cup Football Tournament here on Friday. Nir Kumar Rai, Rabi Paswan and Buddha Bal Tamang scored one goal each for NPC, while Hazmat netted the consolation goal for Bijaya Youth. Rai opened the scoring for NPC in the fourth minute of the match before…

Players honoured

JHAPA: Jhapa Gold Cup Organising Committee on Friday felicitated coach and six players of the Qatar Airways Martyrs Memorial A Division League champions San Miguel Machhindra Club. Jhapa Gold Cup Organising Committee President Mahendra Kumar Giri and senior coach Bhagirath Ale handed over Rs 25,000 to coach Prabesh Katuwal, while players Bishal Rai ‘A’, Ygesh Gurung, Devendra Tam Read the full story on The Himalayan…

Sherpa enter final

HETAUDA: Bijay Shrestha scored a brace as Yeti Himalayan Sherpa defeated Chyasal Youth Club 2-1 and advanced to the final of the Bagmati Gold Cup here on Friday. Shrestha opened the scoring in the seventh minute when he converted from the spot, while Kaniz Ajegoke Bhujari levelled the scores for Chyasal in the 47th minute. Shrestha scored his second goal of the match in the…

Kanchenjunga shoot Bagmati out in inaugural match

Dhangadhi, February 21 Kanchenjunga Football Club defeated Bagmati Youth Club 4-2 on penalties to advance to the quarter-finals of the fourth Nepal Ice Sudurpashchim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup here at the Dhangadhi Stadium today. The inaugural match of the tournament, organised by Sudurpashchim Sports Club, was decided on penalties after both the teams failed to score in the regulation period. Kanchenjunga goalkeeper Nigam Singh…