Five athletes including four women representing Nepal in Summer OlympicsBy RSS
Those players winning the opportunities for representing the nation in the mega sports event are Kalpana Pariyar (shooting), Saraswoti Chaudhary (athletics), Gaurika Singh and Alex Jung Shah (swimming) and Sonia Bhatta (judo). All of them were selected for the Summer Olympics through a wild card in recongsition of their contribution to the respective sports.
Seven positive COVID tests in England camp force new ODI squad for PakistanBy BBC
England have named an inexperienced 18-man replacement squad for their ODI series with Pakistan after three players and four staff members tested positive for Covid-19.
Barcelona legend Messi becomes free agentBy BBC
12 months on from his aborted attempted to leave Barcelona, Lionel Messi is now out of contract. The Argentine superstar's deal expired at midnight and despite months of rumour and conjecture, he has failed to commit to an extension.
Vollering claims La Course victory in thrilling finishBy BBC
Dutch rider Demi Vollering produced a superb sprint to claim her first La Course title in a thrilling finish in Landerneau.
Aaron Finch refocuses on T20 World Cup build-up despite tour disruptionsBy The Rising Nepal
Australia's planning for the 2021 T20 World Cup has been significantly disrupted by tour pullouts but captain Aaron Finch is maintaining his focus - in more ways than one.
Zhang Zhizhen becomes first Chinese man to qualify for Wimbledon in Open EraBy The Rising Nepal
Zhang Zhizhen will be the first Chinese man in the Open Era to play in the main draw at Wimbledon next week after the world No. 178 booked his place by defeating Argentine Francisco Cerundolo 6-0 6-3 6-7(4) 7-6(6) in the qualifiers on Thursday.
Injured Halep pulls out of WimbledonBy BBC
Defending women's champion Simona Halep has pulled out of Wimbledon because of a calf injury.
Casemiro scores late Brazil winner after controversial Firmino leveller against ColombiaBy BBC
Casemiro scored deep into stoppage time to give hosts Brazil a controversial win over Colombia in Copa America.
Stuart MacGill: Ex-Australia cricketer says alleged kidnapping and assault has 'hurt his family'By BBC
ormer Australia cricketer Stuart MacGill has said his alleged kidnapping and assault has taken a major toll on his family.
First transgender athlete picked for OlympicsBy BBC
New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard has become the first-ever transgender athlete picked to compete at an Olympics, in a controversial decision.
Italy 1-0 Wales: The Euro 2020 loss in Rome which felt like a win for WalesBy BBC
A loss in Rome, a result to rank in the pantheon of Welsh football's greatest defeats. For a nation that has missed out on more tournaments than those in which it has played, Wales has become accustomed to losing, most often agonising near misses or just plain misery.
Ugandan Olympic coach tests positive for Covid after arriving in JapanBy The Rising Nepal
A coach in Uganda's Olympic team tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in Tokyo on Saturday night, according to Japanese officials.
India's 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh dies from CovidBy BBC
One of India's greatest athletes, Milkha Singh, has died from Covid-related complications, aged 91. Popularly known as "the Flying Sikh", Singh won four Asian gold medals and finished fourth in the 400m final at the 1960 Rome Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics: Will It Be Held?By The Rising Nepal
Olympics are now just over two months away and calls to ditch the Games in the face of the pandemic are getting louder by the day. So why isn't Japan talking about cancelling the Games? The answer as it turns out, is not that simple.
BCCI granted relief from paying INR 4816 crore to Deccan ChargersBy The Rising Nepal
The BCCI has been relieved of paying up INR 4816 crore (USD 642 million approx) after the Bombay High court set aside the arbitration award won by Deccan Chronicle Holdings (DCHL), the promoter of the former IPL franchise Deccan Chargers, on Wednesday.
Champion Farah to make second bid for Olympic 10,000m qualificationBy BBC
Two-time Olympic 10,000m champion Mo Farah will attempt to qualify for the Tokyo Games at the British Athletics Championships on 25 June in Manchester.
Hardik Pandya preparing himself to 'bowl in all games at T20 World Cup'By The Rising Nepal
"I have to make sure I am fit to be able to bowl and if I bowl, that brings balance to the Indian side"
Football World Cup Qualifier 2022: Nepal lose to JordanBy RSS
Nepal lost to Jordan in the second round qualifier match for the World Cup 2022 to be held in Qatar and the Asia Cup 2023 in China.
Sanath Jayasuriya to coach Melbourne club following end of ICC banBy The Rising Nepal
A Melbourne club team will have the services of former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya as coach next season after he signed a one-year deal with Mulgrave in the city's east. That will mark Jayasuriya's return to the game after a two-year ban for breaching the ICC anti-corruption code, announced in February 2019.