China suspends all high-risk sports events after deadly mountain ultra-marathonBy The Rising Nepal
China has indefinitely suspended all ultra-marathons and trail-running events in the wake of a mountain race that saw 21 runners die in extreme weather last month.
Olympics '100%' on - Tokyo 2020 presidentBy BBC
Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto is "100%" certain the Olympics will go ahead but warned the Games "must be prepared" to proceed without spectators in the event of a coronavirus outbreak.
Tokyo 2020: Australia's softball team the first athletes to arrive in JapanBy BBC
Australia's women's softball team became the first international athletes to arrive in Japan for the Olympics when they flew into Tokyo on Tuesday. The team will attend a training camp in the city of Ota before moving to the Athletes' Village in Tokyo on 17 July.
Rangana Herath front-runner to be Bangladesh spin bowling coachBy The Rising Nepal
The BCB is very close to appointing a spin bowling coach while a new batting coach is also expected to be appointed soon, according to cricket operations chairman Akram Khan.
CONMEBOL pulls Copa América from Argentina just 13 days ahead of tournament start dateBy The Rising Nepal
South America's Football Confederation, CONMEBOL, announced on Sunday that the Copa América would no longer be held in Argentina, just 13 days before the tournament was due to begin.
Nick Hockley named permanent Cricket Australia chief executive after interim role for a yearBy The Rising Nepal
Nick Hockley has been named the new permanent chief executive of Cricket Australia, having held the role in an interim capacity for almost a year.
Nepal defeated by Iraq in friendly matchBy RSS
Hosts Iraq opened the scoring, with the first goal in the 7th minute of the match where Captain Ala Abdul Jahar Khasin scored through a free-kick. Soon after, Nepal leveled the score in the 8th minute with an own-goal from Ahmed Ibrahim.
Nike and Neymar split amid sex assault probeBy BBC
US sportswear giant Nike says it stopped working with Brazilian footballer Neymar because he "refused to co-operate in a good faith investigation" into an allegation of sexual assault against an employee.
Japan prefecture changes plans for Olympic torch relay due to COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Chiba's relay section was originally scheduled to take place along the streets of 21 cities and towns at the start of June -- but Gov. Toshihito Kumagai said Thursday the event would instead be taken off the road and changed to a “torch lighting ceremony.”
Bayern Munich sign Reading's Omar RichardsBy BBC
Reading left-back Omar Richards is to join German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich this summer.
Indian Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar arrested over death of fellow wrestlerBy The Rising Nepal
Two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar was arrested on Sunday in connection with the murder of a fellow Indian wrestler, according to Delhi police.
Mickelson becomes oldest major championBy BBC
Phil Mickelson became the oldest man to win a major title as he claimed the US PGA Championship at Kiawah Island amid extraordinary scenes as thousands of fans swarmed on to the final fairway to witness the winning moment.
Extreme weather kills 21 ultra-marathon runners in ChinaBy The Rising Nepal
By Sunday morning, 151 of the 172 race participants had been confirmed safe, with eight in hospital. Another 21 were found dead, according to the state-run People's Daily.
FIFA 'open to everything' including World Cup every two yearsBy AFP
FIFA has launched an overhaul of the international football calendar beyond 2024, saying it is open to "everything" including the organisation of a World Cup every two years, despite opposition from wilting players and fears over a devalued product.
Copa America: Colombia will no longer co-host tournament after widespread protestsBy BBC
The tournament was set to be held between Colombia and Argentina for the first time in its 105-year history. There have been widespread protests against the government in Colombia, with demonstrators disrupting some Copa Libertadores matches.
Michael Hussey, and rest of Australia contingent in Maldives, set to fly homeBy The Rising Nepal
While Hussey flies commercial via Doha, the group waiting in the Maldives will take a BCCI charter flight.
Cameron Bancroft: 'Self-explanatory' that bowlers were aware of ball-tampering tactics in Newlands TestBy The Rising Nepal
"All I wanted to do was to be responsible and accountable for my own actions and part"
Premier League TV rights: Broadcasters agree to roll over existing dealBy The Rising Nepal
The Premier League has agreed to roll over its existing television deal with broadcasters for a further three years. The new deal with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video, and BBC Sport will run from 2022 to 2025.
Nepali migrant workers in South Korea provide support for Gautam Buddha Cricket StadiumBy RSS
Nepali migrant workers in Republic of Korea have provided Rs 452,630 in financial assistance for the development of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium.