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Nepal suffers 83 runs defeat to Hong Kong Friday, October 13th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal conceded an 83-run defeat to Hong Kong in the first match today under the ICC World League Cricket Championship underway in Hong Kong.  Chasing the 195 runs target posted by Hong Kong, Nepal made only 111 runs in 34.5 overs at the loss of all wickets. Nepali team captain Paras..

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Karate player Thakuri listed for Guinness World Records Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

CALIFORNIA: Karate player Ujjawal Thakuri has got his name registered in the Guinness World Records. Thakuri has set a new record by lifting 63.58 kilograms weight amid a programme in the USA. He broke the record of a man, who lifted 50 kilogram weight earlier.  A permanent resident of Kathmandu,..

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Rhino Conservation Gold Cup from October 27 Sunday, October 8th, 2017

NAWALPARASI: The Rhino Conservation Gold Cup Football Tournament will begin from October 27 in the district.  Divided into 12 groups from across the country, the competition that will run until November 11, aims at conserving rhinos and biodiversity, said central member of the All Nepal Football..

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Shailesh from India wins wrestling match held in Nawalparasi Monday, October 2nd, 2017

NAWALPARASI: Shailesh Pahalwan of Gorakhpur India won the title of International Wrestling Tournament held in Bhujahawa, Nawalparasi Sunday.  Shailesh and Radhe Pahalwan from Baharaich, India battled over the title in the final. The athlete clinching the title was awarded Rs 5,000 and a medal..

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FSFN wins mayor and NC deputy mayor in Birgunj Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

PARSA: The candidates of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has won the mayor's post and the Nepali Congress candidate the deputy mayor's post in Birgunj Metropolitan City in the third phase local level elections. The third phase local level election was held in 136 local levels in eight..

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Nepal champion of ACC U-19 Eastern Region Sunday, September 17th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal has become the champion of ACC Under-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament by defeating Hong Kong.  Nepal defeated Hong Kong by five wickets in the final match held at Kinrara Oval Cricket Ground of Malaysia today. With this title, Nepal has been selected in the ACC U-19 Asia Cup..

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Meet Pratima Sherpa, the teen golfer making history for Nepal Thursday, September 14th, 2017

By George Ramsay, (CNN): Tucked between the third green and the fourth tee of the Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu, there is a maintenance shed. Smaller than most household bathrooms in the US, this shed is home to a family of three. The parents work on the golf course, while the daughter -- in..

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Nepal beats Bhutan to enter semis Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Nepali Under-19 cricket team defeated Bhutan by nine wickets in a match held today under the ACC U-19 Eastern Region qualifiers underway in Malaysia to secure its entry to the semi-final.  Choosing to bat first after winning the toss, Bhutan was limited to just 50 runs in 28 overs..

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Nepal faces Bhutan in ACC U-19 qualifying match Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal is facing Bhutan in its second match tomorrow under the ACC U-19 Eastern Region qualifiers underway in Malaysia. In it opening match yesterday, Nepal thrashed Thailand by a huge margin of 255 runs. Bhutan conceded a nine-wicket defeat to Singapore in the previous match. Nepali..

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Nepal ITF Senior Championship begins in Pokhara Monday, September 11th, 2017

POKHARA: Nepal ITF Senior Championship, organised by Kaski District Tennis Association, has begun here from today. A total of 90 players from Nepal, Finland and India have been participating in the Championship. Inaugurating the championship here today, Minister for Youth and Sports, Rajan KC,..

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Nepal to face Tajikistan Tuesday Monday, September 4th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal will face Tajikistan in the match to be held on Tuesday under the AFC Asian Cup-2019 qualifying tournament.  The match is being placed at the ANFA technical ground at Satdobato, Lalitpur. Nepal has so far collected one point while Tajikistan is yet to score a point after losing..

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Elephant calf to be mascot for 8th National Games Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

NEPALGUNJ: The elephant calf has been chosen to be the mascot for the 8th edition of the National Games to be organized at Nepalgunj in next year December.  The meeting of the 8th National Games Preparation Secretariat held on presence of Minister for Youth and Sports Rajendra Kumar KC in..

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Ankura wins Open Volleyball Tournament Saturday, August 26th, 2017

POKHARA: The Ankura Youth Club's team 'Aanbukaseri' on Friday clinched the Open Volleyball Tournament held to mark the Hindu festival of Hari Talika Teej. In the event organized by Bagmara Yuva Sangam Group and Anusasit Amaa Group, a total of 12 teams took part. The Tallo Pundi team from Namuna..

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SAFF U-15, Nepal into semi-final

KATHMANDU: Nepal has entered the semi-final of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 championship after finishing runners-up group stage underway in the capital.  Nepal made it through after finishing runner-up in Group B, despite losing to India in the final game today. In the match..

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Russian aircraft returns after examining high climate zones Friday, August 18th, 2017

KATHMANDU: A Russian aircraft that arrived here a one month before to conduct a study about Nepal's high-altitude weather and climate conditions returned some days ago after completing the two-week long study. A team comprising around 250 members including climate and weather experts from the US,..

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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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