Sports Digest

Reims shock Lyon

Promoted Reims went top of French Ligue 1 on Friday when they shocked Lyon 1-0 for a second successive victory. The only goal of the game came from Argentine striker Pablo Chavarria after 32 minutes.

Aug 19 2018

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Swansea’s win streak ends

Swansea were unable to extend their 100 percent start to the Championship season as the promotion chasers were held to a 0-0 draw at Birmingham on Friday.

Aug 19 2018

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Sydney FC sign Le Fondre

Sydney FC have bolstered their attacking stocks by signing former Reading striker Adam le Fondre on a multi-year deal.

Aug 19 2018

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Schalke sign left-back Mendyl from Lille

Champions League participants Schalke on Friday signed Morocco defender Hamza Mendyl from French club OSC Lille on a five-year contract, boosting their back line a week before the start of the Bundesliga season.

Aug 18 2018

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De Bruyne to miss 3 months

Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne, a pivotal figure in Manchester City’s title-winning campaign, will be out of action for three months because of a knee injury, the club said on Friday.

Aug 18 2018

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Paulo Bento named South Korea coach

Former Portugal boss Paulo Bento will coach South Korea over the next four years through the 2022 Qatar World Cup, the Korea Football Association (KFA) announced on Friday.

Aug 18 2018

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‘Poor action’ promts Alonso to retire

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso said on Thursday that “poor action on the track” prompted his decision to step away from Formula One (F1).

Aug 18 2018

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Aussie football boss steps down

Football Federation Australia chairman Steven Lowy said on Friday he will not seek re-election later this year, in a shock decision that comes amid a reform battle that could lead to a takeover by Fifa.

Aug 18 2018

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Thapathali claim chess title

Thapathali Chess Park claimed the title of the Tulsi Lal Memorial fourth National Club Team Chess Championship on Friday.

Aug 18 2018

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Bhatia named QPR chairman

Queens Park Rangers (qpr) have appointed British-Indian businessman Amit Bhatia as their new chairman, with co-chairmen Tony Fernandes and Ruben Gnanalingam vacating their positions, the Championship club announced on Wednesday. Bhatia, who previously served as vice chairman, will work alongside the management team led by chief executive Lee Hoos at the second-tier side.

Aug 17 2018

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Mitrovic keen to prove himself

Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is confident he can prove himself in the Premier League and emulate his goal-scoring form from the Championship last season.

Aug 17 2018

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Man City suffer De Bruyne blow

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has suffered a knee injury ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Huddersfield Town, the club said on Wednesday.

Aug 17 2018

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Nims claim double title

Niten Memorial School (Nims) claimed the double title of the second KVKSS Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Thursday.

Aug 17 2018

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