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Three into two won’t go in Champions League race - TexasNepal

Three into two won’t go in Champions League race

May 18, 2017

Reuters With the title and relegation issues decided, three teams will scrap for the two remaining Champions League places on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday. Three points separate Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal, with each hoping to join champions Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in next season’s premier European club competition. […]


Sharapova denied French Open wildcard - TexasNepal

Sharapova denied French Open wildcard

May 17, 2017

Reuters Twice former champion Maria Sharapova was surprisingly denied a wildcard into the French Open on Tuesday — ending intense speculation about her place in the claycourt slam since she returned from a 15-month doping ban. The 30-year-old Russian, who made her comeback last month after serving a suspension following a positive test for heart […]


Chelsea takes wild ride back to summit of English football - TexasNepal

Chelsea takes wild ride back to summit of English football

May 13, 2017

Associated Press Chelsea is back at the summit of English football, completing a wild roller-coaster ride over the past three years. After cruising to the Premier League trophy by eight points in 2015, the London club finished in 10th place the following year in the worst title defense in league history. On Friday, Chelsea regained […]


Glorious failure a fitting finale for Atletico’s Calderon - TexasNepal

Glorious failure a fitting finale for Atletico’s Calderon

May 12, 2017

In the dying minutes of their Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid, a thunderstorm rolled in and drenched Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon stadium. Atletico manager Diego Simeone relished it, roaring and urging the fans to raise their volume for the final stages of their fourth consecutive Champions League elimination by their neighbours. At […]


FIFA requests info from United in look into Pogba’s transfer - TexasNepal

FIFA requests info from United in look into Pogba’s transfer

May 11, 2017

Associated Press FIFA says it has requested information from Manchester United as part of an examination of Paul Pogba’s world-record transfer from Juventus. The midfielder signed for Jose Mourinho’s United last August for 105 million euros (then $116 million). FIFA says it has “requested information from Manchester United on the transfer.” That would be information […]


Chapecoense win first trophy since tragic plane crash that killed most of their squad back in November - TexasNepal

Chapecoense win first trophy since tragic plane crash that killed most of their squad back in November

May 9, 2017

mirror.co.uk Chapecoense have won their first trophy since the tragic plane crash that killed almost all of their squad. The Brazilian side were crowned Santa Catarina state champions for the second successive season, despite a final play-off defeat. Chapecoense lost 1-0 to Avai, but victory in the first leg saw them promoted courtesy of a […]


Maradona to coach UAE second division side - TexasNepal

Maradona to coach UAE second division side

May 8, 2017

Associated Press Football great Diego Maradona has been appointed as coach of second division side Al-Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. The former Argentina star, now 56, has been out of management since being sacked by Dubai’s Al-Wasl in 2012 but has now found a new role in the UAE second tier. A statement on […]


Liverpool miss penalty in scoreless draw with Southampton - TexasNepal

Liverpool miss penalty in scoreless draw with Southampton

May 8, 2017

Reuters James Milner missed a penalty as Liverpool were held to a 0-0 home draw by Southampton on Sunday in a blow to their hopes of finishing in the top four and securing a place in next season’s Champions League. Phillippe Coutinho returned from the leg injury that saw him limp out of Monday’s 1-0 […]


Mourinho mulls United changes at Arsenal - TexasNepal

Mourinho mulls United changes at Arsenal

May 7, 2017

Reuters Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will rejig his starting lineup for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Arsenal following his team’s Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo. United beat the Spanish side 1-0 in the first leg on Thursday, but with Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Michael Carrick, David de Gea and Chris Smalling on the […]


Greek tennis player handed lifetime ban for corruption - TexasNepal

Greek tennis player handed lifetime ban for corruption

May 5, 2017

Associated Press Greek tennis player Konstantinos Mikos was banned for life on Thursday after being found guilty of four corruption offences. A Tennis Integrity Unit investigation confirmed that Mikos offered another Greek player, Alexandros Jakupovic, payment in return for agreeing to lose nominated sets and games in November 2013 at a Greece F20 Futures event […]