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Kavre stun Friends Club

Hosts Kavre District Football Association stunned top-tier outfits Friends Club 3-0 in tiebreakers after a 2-2 deadlock in the inaugural match of the Kavre Gold Cup football tournament on Thursday.

Mar 22 2019

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White House rout Insight Vision

Hosts White House International College thumped Insight Vision 59-27 in the first Inter-college (U-18) basketball tournament on Thursday.

Mar 22 2019

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Fleming quits Melbourne job

Melbourne Stars coach Stephen Fleming has quit after four seasons in charge, having witnessed his team implode to city rivals the Renegades in this year’s Big Bash League final.

Mar 22 2019

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Lamichhane joins Capitals training

Nepal’s leg-spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane has joined the Delhi Capitals training just a day after he landed in New Delhi to begin his second season in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

SURESH RAJ NEUPANE, Mar 22 2019

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Shrestha extends lead to three strokes at Gokarna

A rollercoaster second round on Thursday saw overnight leader Jayaram Shrestha extend his lead to three strokes in the Pilot Golfers NPGA Classic at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club.

Sports Bureau, Mar 22 2019

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Nepal look to end India jinx in title clash

Nepal and India will be fighting for the SAFF Women’s Championship football tournament title for the fourth time in five editions when the two South Asian rivals clash at the Shahid Rangashala in Biratnagar on Friday.

PRAJWAL OLI, Mar 22 2019

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Van Marwijk appointed UAE coach

Former Netherlands, Saudi Arabia and Australia coach Bert van Marwijk has been appointed to succeed Alberto Zaccheroni in charge of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Mar 22 2019

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Icardi’s standoff set to end

Mauro Icardi’s standoff with Inter Milan appears set to end amid reports that he will return to training with the club.

Mar 22 2019

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Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay relaunch bid

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunched their bid to host the 2030 World Cup following a meeting of their presidents in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Mar 22 2019

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Libya shock Nigeria 2-0

Libya stunned former gold medallists Nigeria 2-0 on Wednesday in the first leg of a 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games second round qualifier.

Mar 22 2019

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Sterling treated differently: Pogba

France midfielder Paul Pogba believes England’s Raheem Sterling is sometimes treated differently by the British media because he is black and does not get the recognition he deserves for his achievements.

REUTERS, Mar 22 2019

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Ronaldo signing signals renaissance: Baresi

Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Juventus last year was a shot in the arm for Serie A and bolstered the impression that the league is undergoing a renaissance Italy and AC Milan legend Franco Baresi said.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Mar 22 2019

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Osaka silent over ex-coach lawsuit

World No 1 Naomi Osaka refused on Wednesday to become embroiled in a dispute with one of her former coaches who is suing her for 20 percent of her career earnings.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Mar 22 2019

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Wales leave it late to beat Trinidad

Wales needed a stoppage-time goal from Liverpool teenager Ben Woodburn to beat Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 in friendly on Wednesday after Ryan Giggs left Gareth Bale out of the home side in Wrexham.

Mar 22 2019

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Goretzka salvages draw for new-look German team

Leon Goretzka spared coach Joachim Loew a humiliating defeat with a second-half equaliser as a new-look Germany side were held to a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s friendly against Serbia.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Mar 22 2019

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