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Under 15 SAF Championship begins tomorrow

KATHMANDU: Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are facing each other under the Under-15 SAFF Championship beginning at ANFA Complex tomorrow.  Sharing information at a press conference, head coach Sunil Shrestha expressed belief that Nepal would win the match being played in home ground. The championship is..

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Under 15 SAF Championship begins tomorrow Thursday, August 17th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are facing each other under the Under-15 SAFF Championship beginning at ANFA Complex tomorrow.  Sharing information at a press conference, head coach Sunil Shrestha expressed belief that Nepal would win the match being played in home ground. The championship is..

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Church Boys United Kathmandu clinches Pathivara Gold Cup Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Church Boys United Kathmandu has clinched the second Pathivara Gold Cup Football Championship title. Church Boys defeated Sagarmatha Youth Club Biratchok Morang, 3-0, in the final of the championship held at the Bhanujan Secondary School playground at Phungling of Taplejung..

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Nepali football team leaving for Japan Thursday, August 10th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The national football team is leaving for Japan on Friday in course of its preparation for the AFC Asian Cup qualifying tournament.  During the stay in Japan from August 13 to 19, the Nepali team will play five practice matches with local teams including university and age-group teams...

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APF team enters semi-final of Pathivara Gold Cup Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

TAPLEJUNG: Armed Police Force Football team has entered into the semi-final of the Pathivara Gold Cup Football tournament. The APF team reached the semi-final by defeating Gorkha Sporting Club with 4-3 goals in a tie-breaker in the quarter-final match held on Wednesday. Church Boys Club,..

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Ronaldo denies any wrongdoing on tax fraud case Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

MADRID: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo denied any wrongdoing when declaring at court in Madrid on Monday, he said in a statement published by the agency that represents him, Gestifute.  "I have never hidden anything, nor have I had the intention of evading taxes," he said. "I always..

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CAAN initiation to remove Nepal from EU blacklist

KATHMANDU: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has initiated the process to delist Nepal's aviation sector from the aviation safety blacklist of the European Union.  The initiative by CAAN comes after the aviation sector of Nepal was lifted from the significant safety concern (SSC) list..

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Kamala and Sanju set national records in weight lifting

KATHMANDU: Kamala Shrestha and Sanju Chaudhary have set the new national record in weight-lifting in the Asian Youth and Junior Championship-2017 underway in Lalitpur.  Kamala improved her record in the second international championship under the group of 58-kg junior category. She set the..

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ICC U- 19 qualifier- Nepal beats Singapore by 22 runs Friday, July 21st, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal defeated Singapore by 22 runs in its fourth match played today under the ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier cricket championship underway in Singapore.  In the match played in the Singapore-based Indian Association's cricket ground, Nepal opted to bat first after winning the toss..

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Nepal concedes 141-run defeat to Afghanistan Thursday, July 20th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal went down to Afghanistan conceding a 141-run defeat in the match played today under the ICC Asia U-19 World Cup qualifier underway in Singapore. Afghanistan had set a 191-run target to Nepal. Chasing the target, Nepal could muster only 49 runs in 26 overs, losing all its..

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Nepali students selected for Int’l Mathematical Olympiad Sunday, July 9th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Six Nepali students have been selected for the first time to compete in the International Mathematical Olympiad to be held in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro from July 13 to 23.  During its 59-year-long journey of the International Mathematical Olympiad, no Nepali student had made his/her..

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Bertrand Traore Leaves Chelsea For Lyon Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

PARIS, (AFP): Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has joined Lyon for 10 million euros (£8.8m, $11.2m) on a five-year deal, the French club announced on Monday. Chelsea will earn 15 percent of any profit from a future sale of the player and the English champions will have first refusal on Traore..

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Safety Fears Raised Over FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022 Death Friday, June 23rd, 2017

DOHA, (AFP): An initial investigation into a British worker's death at a Qatar World Cup stadium has raised concerns over the construction of the high platform from which he fell. Zac Cox, a rope-access technician, plunged 39 metres (128 feet) to his death in January this year while working on a..

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Creative Anti-Nazism Friday, August 18th, 2017

The people of Durham , N.C., have the right idea. Not only have they taken down a Confederate war statue themselves, but they’ve lined up en masse to turn themselves..