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Big Power Diversions: Olympic Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula Saturday, January 20th, 2018

The more overtures, sudden but entirely appropriate, being made by North Korea to their South Korean counterparts, the more concern seems to emanate from quarters in Washington and Tokyo. A recurring streak in these engagements is the fear that Pyongyang is simply prevaricating, distracting and..

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APF, Tribhuvan Army to compete for title of Khaptad Gold Cup Monday, January 15th, 2018

DHANGADHI: The Armed Police Force (APF) Club has entered the final of Nepal Ice Sudurpashim Khaptad Gold Cup Football Tournament. In the semi-final match held Sunday at the Dhangadhi Stadium, the APF team secured its place in the final by defeating the host team Sudurpashim-11 by 2-0. APF’s Anjan..

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International skiing competition to be held in Mustang Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

KATHMANDU: An international skiing competition is to be held in Muktinath area of Mustang late this year with a view to promoting the country’s mountain tourism. Information about this was shared at a press meet here today. The Himalayan Skiing Trek is coordinating the event. International skier..

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12th South Asian Seven-a-side Football Championship from Jan 13 Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

POKHARA The 12th South Asian Seven-a-side Football Championship is going to be organised in Pokhara from January 13-18. At a press meet organised here today, President of Nepal Seven-a-side Football Federation, Nabin Pun said that all the preparation for the Championship have been completed...

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Journalists Everest Expedition team Sunday, January 7th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended best wishes to the First Women Journalists Everest Expedition -2018 (FWJEE18) team members and pledged the team an utmost support from the government. The team, comprising five young Nepali women journalists working in different media..

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21 players picked for ICC World Cup Cricket Division Two Thursday, January 4th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Twenty one players have been selected for the ICC World Cup Cricket League Division Two to be held in Namibia from coming February 6 to 16. The selection is preliminary made by ICC's representative Aminul Islam, head coach of the Nepali team Jagat Tamata and Captain Paras Khadka. The..

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12th int’l taekwondo tournament begins Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

SUNSARI The 12th International Open Taekwondo Championship Competition began at the Taekwondo Academy here on Monday. Athletes and officials from more than two dozen countries including Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Qatar, USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Austria, Ghana, Nigeria and others are..

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EPL Cricket: Bhairahawa into final Thursday, December 28th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Bhirahawa Gladiators defeated Lalitpur Patriots by 3 wickets to book a place in the final of the Everest Premier League T20 cricket tournament.  In the semi-final match held at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur today, Bhairahawa limited Lalitpur to 132 runs after choosing to bowl..

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Biratnagar Warriors beats Bhairahawa Gladiators by eight wickets Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Biratnagar Warriors has made it to the finals in the Everest Premier League (EPL) twenty20 cricket tournament by beating Bhairahawa Gladiators by eight wickets in a match today at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground. Invited to bat first after losing the toss, the Gladiators set a..

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EPL Cricket-Pokhara defeated by Lalitpur

KATHMANDU: Lalitpur Patriots defeated Pokhara Rhinos by 6 wickets in the second match held today. Put into bat in the match held at the TU cricket ground in Kirtipur, Pokhara posted a total of 132 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. In reply, Lalitpur went past the total set..

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EPL Cricket: Biratnagar defeats Kathmandu Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Biratnagar Warriors have defeated Kathmandu Kings XI in the Everest Premier League (EPL) Cricket Championship. Biratnagar Warriors edged Kathmandu XI by a narrow margin of eight runs in the match held at the TU International Cricket ground at local Kirtipur today. With this win,..

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Nepal slips one step down to 171st position in FIFA rankings Friday, December 22nd, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal has gone down one step to the 171st position in the latest FIFA rankings. Nepal was ranked the 170th position in the recent last rankings.  Among the South Asian countries where Nepal falls into the fourth position, India tops the rankings securing the 105th position. Likewise,..

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EPL Cricket: Bhairahawa Gladiators clinch second win

KATHMANDU: Bhairahawa Gladiators clinched their second win in the Everest Premier League (EPL) T-20 Cricket championship defeating Lalitpur Patriots by four wickets in a match played at the TU cricket ground today. Lalitpur, who were sent to bat first after losing the toss, gave a 142-run victory..

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Nepal clinches ACC U-16 Eastern Regional Cricket Tournament title Monday, December 18th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal has clinched the title of ACC U-16 Eastern Regional Cricket Tournament. Nepal won the title by defeating Singapore by 71 runs in the final match held at Terdthai Cricket Ground in Thailand today. Choose to bat first after winning the toss, Nepal posted a victory target of 184 runs..

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BRI will boost Nepal-China relations Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Mahendra Subedi, KATHMANDU: The news headlines about the entry of China’s internet bandwidth in Nepal early this week drew attention of all stakeholders. The news was..