First day of 2020 Olympics begins with gold for China and more Covid-19 casesBy The Rising Nepal
The global pandemic postponed the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by a year, and even though the Games have now finally started, Covid-19 is still creating difficulties for athletes and organizers.
More than 20 athletes have dropped out of the Olympics because of Covid-19By The Rising Nepal
After putting their Olympic dreams on hold for more than a year, at least 22 athletes have seen their dreams dashed as they tested positive for the virus, forcing them to withdraw from the competition.
Tokyo Olympics inauguration todayBy RSS
The 32nd Summer Olympics is going to be formally inaugurated today. The Olympics would be inaugurated at 4:45 Nepal time amidst a special programme to be organised in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.
Australia and New Zealand pull out of Rugby League World Cup tournamentBy The Rising Nepal
Australia and New Zealand have pulled out of the Rugby League World Cup because of "player welfare and safety concerns" related to Covid-19.
Australia set to tour Bangladesh for five T20Is in AugustBy The Rising Nepal
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has confirmed that Australia will arrive in Dhaka on July 29 to play five T20Is against Bangladesh, from August 3 to 9.
Olympics opening ceremony director dismissed on eve of eventBy BBC
The show director of the Olympics opening ceremony has been dismissed, one day before the event is due to be held.
Five athletes from Nepal vying in Summer Olympics 2020By RSS
Five athletes will be vying in the 32nd Summer Olympics to be held in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, from July 23 to August 8. They will be competing in four games.
Three assistant coaches appointed for National Women Football teamBy RSS
Three assistant coaches have been appointed for the Nepali National Women Football team which is presently on the closed training for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup qualification.
Six British athletes forced to self-isolate in Tokyo after close contact with Covid-19 case on flight to GamesBy The Rising Nepal
Six British athletes and two staff members are self-isolating after coming into close contact with an individual who tested positive for Covid-19 on their flight to Japan, the British Olympic Association said Sunday.
Athletes 'probably very worried'- Games chief after athletes' village organiser tests positive for CovidBy BBC
The chief of the Tokyo Olympics accepts athletes are "probably very worried" after a Games-related organiser became the first person to test positive for Covid-19 in the athletes' village.
T20 World Cup 2021: India and Pakistan to face off in Super 12sBy The Rising Nepal
India and Pakistan will meet in the Super 12s stage of the 2021 men's T20 World Cup, to be co-hosted by the UAE and Oman between October 17 and November 14.
Euro 2020 : England's Title Drought ContinuesBy The Rising Nepal
In the end, it was not to be a repeat of 1966. For all the nostalgia that accompanied England’s participation in the Euro 2020 final, the first that nation had reached in a major tournament in 55 years—a game held, like the 1966 World Cup Final, in London at Wembley Stadium—it turned out the model was something much more recent, and much less favorable for the hosts.
India cricketer tests positive for Covid-19 in UKBy BBC
An Indian cricketer on the ongoing tour of England has tested positive for Covid-19, a senior official has said.
Tug-of-War to be expanded nationwide as a sportBy RSS
Tug-of-War, the ancient game which is played enthusiastically by people of all ages and genders is to be expanded nationwide as a sport.
TV audience of 31m watch England lose Euro finalBy BBC
A TV audience of 30.95 million watched the tense closing minutes of the Euro 2020 final, overnight figures show. Ratings peaked during the penalty shootout between England and Italy at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, which was broadcast on both the BBC and ITV.
13th SAFF Championship will be held in Nepal: PM OliBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Nepal will host the 13th South Asian Football Federation Championship (SAFF Championship).
Messi wins first major trophy with Argentina as Brazil beaten in Copa America finalBy BBC
Lionel Messi ended his wait for a first major international title as Argentina beat Brazil in the Copa America final in Rio's Maracana stadium.
Manang Marsyangdi Club distributes relief in ManangBy RSS
The Manang Marsyangdi Club has distributed relief materials to the flood and landslide-affected people here. The A-division football club of the country is also involved in social work.
Tokyo put under state of emergency for OlympicsBy BBC
Japan has declared a state of emergency in Tokyo which will run throughout the Olympic Games, to combat coronavirus.