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India beat Sri Lanka 5-0 in 5th SAFF Women’s Championship Monday, March 18th, 2019

BIRATNAGAR: India has thrashed Sri Lanka 5-0 and emerged a winner in today’s group B fixture match under the ongoing 5th SAFF Women’s Championship. With the win in the match played at the Martyr Stadium in Biratnagar, Morang, the Indian team has entered the semi-final of the..

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SAFF women football: Nepal trounces Bangladesh 3-0 Saturday, March 16th, 2019

BIRATNAGAR: Nepal defeated Bangladesh 3-0 to book a place in the semi-final of the 5th SAFF women's football championship. In the match held today at the Martyr Stadium, Nepal took the lead with an own goal by Masura Prabhin of Bangladesh in the 6th minute of the match. Sabitra Bhandari made it..

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U-19 cricket team announced for Asia qualifier

KATHMANDU: A Nepali cricket team having Rohit Kumar Poudel as its captain has been announced for the ICC U-19 World Cup Asia qualifier. The 18-member team was announced with the captainship was announced today, said coach Binod Das. For the preparation of the World Cup qualifier, Nepali team will..

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Bangladesh beats Bhutan 2-0 in SAFF Championship Thursday, March 14th, 2019

BIRATNAGAR: Bangladesh beat Bhutan by 2-0 in today’s match under the Fifth South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women’s Championship. In the match played at the local Martyrs Stadium, Bangladesh’s Misrat Jahan Moushumi and captain Sabina Khatun scored a goal each at 46th and 85th minute..

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Nepal thrashes Bhutan 3-0 in SAFF Women’s Championship Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

BIRATNAGAR: Nepal beat Bhutan 3-0 in the opening match of the fifth edition of the SAFF Women's Championship football tournament that kicked off here today. Nepal opened the scoring with a goal from midfielder Manjali Kumari Yonjan in the 13th minute. The score doubled after Sabitra Bhandari..

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5th Women’s SAFF football from Tuesday Sunday, March 10th, 2019

BIRATNAGAR: The 5th South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) women's football tournament is kicking off in Biratnagar from coming Tuesday. This is the first time that the tournament is taking place outside Kathmandu. Hosts Nepal will play Bhutan in the inaugural match of the tournament to be held at..

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International mountain bike competition kicks off Saturday, March 9th, 2019

SYNGJA: An International Mountain Bike Competition has kicked off at Waling today. The competition aimed at identifying the district as a place of adventure tourism is organized by Wonderful Waling Tourism Development Association with the assistance of Waling municipality. Association Chairman,..

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Ranieri ‘back home’ as Roma head coach Friday, March 8th, 2019

MILAN, (AFP): Former Roma boss Claudio Ranieri was reappointed head coach of the Serie A club until the end of the season on Friday, after Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked in the wake of their Champions League exit. Ranieri, who memorably guided outsiders Leicester City to the 2016 English Premier..

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Leg spinner Lamichhane awarded ‘Best Cricketer of the Year’ Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Kumar Chaulagain, KATHMANDU: Nepali National Cricket team member Sandeep Lamichhane has been awarded with the title of 'Best Cricketer of the Year' at a programme here today. The award also won him a cash prize of Rs. 132,000. Leg spinner Lamichhane left behind his Captain Parash Khadka and other..

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Nepal to participate Special Olympic World Summer Games

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 programme organised at the Nepal Sports Council this morning. On..

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ANFA’s logo, jersey made public Monday, March 4th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Monday made public its new logo and a sample of new jersey to be worn by its national players amid a programme here. The ANFA's new logo designed by Sandip Tiwari of Pokhara, was chosen from among 570 competitors. The logo features images of..

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Chhetri certified as best instructor and referee in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Master Raju Chhetri, 6th Dan Black Belt holder, has been certified as the best Taekwondo athlete, instructor and referee in Nepal. World Taekwondo Headquarters awarded him with the certificate. Chhetri was granted 6th Dan Black Belt from the World Taekwondo Headquarter, Kukkiwon (WTF)..

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Three Star Club registers fifth win in Aaha Rara Gold Cup

POKHARA: Three Star Club has won the 17th edition of the Aaha Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament in Pokhara by outshining Tribhuvan Army Club in a sudden-death penalty shootout. This is the fifth time that Three Star claimed the title. Three Star Club's goalkeeper Alan Neupane blocked a penalty..

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Three Nepali cricketers included in ICC T-20 rankings Friday, March 1st, 2019

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 include captain Paras Khadka, Sompal Kami and Basanta Regmi. Khadka..

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