Sports

8th National Games: sports infrastructure development in full swing in Banke access_timeApril 18

Ranjha–Well-equipped sports infrastructures have been developed in Banke at the investment of Rs 480 million in view of the 8th National Games. Among the sports infrastructures recently developed include sophisticated football ground, swimming...

Nepal defeats Oman by 150 runs access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu–Nepal defeated Oman by 150 runs in fourth match under ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier held at Selangor Truf Club of Malaysia today. Invited to bat first after losing the toss, Nepal made 229 runs in 43.2 overs by losing all wickets...

Nepal announces Women Squad for AFC Qualifier access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu– A national women soccer team has been declared to play the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 women’s championship qualifier (second round). The 23-member team is captained by Saru Limbu, the All Nepal Football Association s...

Second series of KPL from April 25 access_timeApril 11

Surkhet– The second series of Karnali Premium League (KPL) is taking place from April 25. The Karnali Cricket Academy is organising the championship at Kalunchowk Cricket Ground at Birendranagar. Academy Chair Jeevan Shahi said that Tribhuvan ...

Eighth National Games: five competitions begin today, formal inauguration on April 18 access_timeApril 10

Kathmandu– Five sports competitions under the eighth National Games begin today. However, the national sports event will be formally inaugurated on coming April 18. According to the National Sports Council (NSC), competitions taking relatively lo...

Gurung and Budhamagar win titles of Pike-Demba half marathon access_timeApril 9

Okhaldhunga–Bhim Bahadur Gurung of Gorkha and Humi Budhimagar of Pyuthan won the titles of 'Pike-Demba Half Marathon', which was held in Okhaldhunga in an altitude of around 4,200 metres. In the half marathon from Pike of Solukhumbu to...

Nepal continues 161st position in FIFA ranking access_timeApril 4

Kathmandu–Nepal has retained its previous 161st position in the latest FIFA ranking. It has managed to secure third place among the South Asian countries with India topping the group being in the 101st position in the ranking. Maldives follows th...

Prez Bhandari to inaugurate 8th National Games access_timeApril 4

Kathmandu– President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to inaugurate the Eighth National Games on April 18. President Bhandari would inaugurate the National games at Nepalgunj Stadium amidst a programme on April 18. The National Games is taking...

Nepal and Myanmar to meet in 2nd round Olympic qualifier match today access_timeApril 3

Kathmandu–Nepal will take on Myanmar in the second round match under the Olympic Qualifier Football Championship taking place in Myanmar at 5 pm Nepal time today. Addressing a pre-match news conference, Nepali team coach Hari Khadka said that Nep...

NARC's farmers network gains ground access_timeApril 2

Kathmandu–Nepali leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has registered his name as the highest wicket taker in thear 2019. According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), Sandeep took total 27 wickets from January to April 1 in the year 2019 to est...

Nepal lost to Qatar in AFC U-23 Championship access_timeMarch 25

Kathmandu–Nepal made second consecutive defeat and left out from the qualifying round of Asian Football Confederation (AFC)'s U-23 Football Championship.  Qatar outshined Nepal 5-0 in the football tournament held at Sports City Cent...

ANFA announces Rs 100,000 prize to women SAFF football players access_timeMarch 24

Biratnagar– All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced a prize of Rs 100,000 to each player of the Nepali football team who played in the Fifth SAFF Football Championship.  ANFA spokesman Kiran Rai made the announcement at a pr...

Nepal-Kuwait playing friendship match after 19 years access_timeMarch 21

Kathmandu– Nepali national men's football team is playing an international friendship match with Kuwati today. It is the first match after Johan Kalin became the lead coach of Nepali team. The game is being played in Kuwait.  Before...

18 athletes qualified for eighth national games access_timeMarch 17

Kathmandu–The total 18 athletes have been qualified from State 1 for the upcoming Eighth National Games.  The qualified athletes- 10 women and eight men- include Ramesh Madihang and Lukhiram Mardi (Jhapa) in 60 kg category, Debendra Bahadur...

Canadian national Walace wins mountain bike marathon title access_timeMarch 10

Syangja–Canadian national Kory Walace has won the title of International Open Mountain Biking Marathon held at Waling of Syangja on Saturday.  Kory completed 100 kilometers distance in 6 hours 20 minutes and 58 seconds to clinch the tit...

Nepal to participate Special Olympic World Summer Games access_timeMarch 5

Kathmandu–Nepal is participating in the Special Olympic World Summer Games taking place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 14 to 21.  The Nepali team going to the UAE to participate in the Games was given a farewell amid a progr...

Three Nepali cricketers included in ICC T-20 rankings access_timeMarch 1

Kathmandu– Three Nepali players figure in the new rankings of the T-20 announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC).  The ICC issued the new ranking on Thursday night. The Nepali players who figure in the ICC T-20 ranking includ...

CFA President Cia arriving today access_timeFebruary 28

Kathmandu– President of Chinese Football Association (CFA), Cai Zhenhua, is arriving here this afternoon on his two-day official visit.  CFA President Cai is scheduled to land here at 1:00 pm, said General Secretary at the All Nepal Foo...

Nepal beats Kuwait but fails to reach qualifiers of ICC Women World Cup Cricket access_timeFebruary 27

Kathmandu– Nepal has defeated Kuwait in the final clash of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women World Cup Cricket Championship Asia Qualifier underway in Bangkok Thailand.  In the match held at the Bangkok-based Asian Institute...

Lamichhane conferred with 'Breakthrough Star' title access_timeFebruary 26

Kathmandu– Nepali youth cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has been awarded with 'Breakthrough Star' title under the Caribbean Premier League of West Indies. Lamichhane was awarded for his outstanding performance in CPL in last season.  ...