Premier League leaders Liverpool were handed a fitness boost with midfielder Thiago Alcantara’s return to training but manager Juergen Klopp has said the Spaniard will not be available for Wednesday’s trip to Newcastle United.
Opening batsmen David Warner and Will Pucovski have been included in Australia’s 18-man squad for the third test against India in Sydney but Joe Burns has been dropped after twin failures in Melbourne.
A depleted Indian attack shrugged off an injury to paceman Umesh Yadav to rout Australia’s batsmen and give themselves a platform for a series-leveling victory on day three of the second test on Monday.
Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 29, and the visiting Brooklyn Nets enjoyed a successful return to the NBA’s Christmas Day schedule by pulling away in the second half for a 123-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday.
An international level Karate tournament is being held for the first time in Chitwan. The 3rd Indo-Nepal Karate tournament is being held under the auspices of the Japan Gojuriyo Karate Do Kenwakai Nepal Association Chitwan chapter.