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Nepali team secures historic win in volleyball championship Thursday, November 14th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal's women volleyball team has clinched the title of the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Asian Senior Women Central Zone Volleyball Championship. In the final match held at Dhaka in Bangladesh in Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium on Thursday, Nepal beat Maldives 3-0. Nepal won..

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First E-car Racing to be held in Nepal in 2021

KATHMANDU: Come May 2021 and Nepal will be a witness to the first Electric Car Racing to be held in Jomsom of Mustang district. Organizing a press conference here today, the organizer, Extreme E, shared that the event will be organized in coordination with the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB). Nepal's..

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Nepal registers 3-0 win against Kyrgyzstan Monday, November 11th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal registered a 3-0 win against Kyrgyzstan in the 2019 Asian Senior Women's Central Zone Volleyball Championship underway in Bangladesh. The match was played today at Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium Dhaka's Mirpur. With this win, Nepal has got six points. Nepal defeated Kyrgyzstan..

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SAG will be held in slated date: Shrestha Sunday, November 10th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Chairman of Nepal Olympic Committee Jeevan Ram Shrestha has reiterated that the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) will take place in scheduled date. At a press meet organized by the SAG publicity committee here today, chair Shrestha clarified that the game would be held in the slated date of..

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That endearing hospitality of Wuhan Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Narayan Neupane, WUHAN, CHINA: The warm hospitality and managerial brilliance demonstrated by China to host over 10,000 guests from 109 countries in the recently held 7th CISM Military World Games at Wuhan was phenomenal. The Games where military athletes had participated was held at 60,000 seat..

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Nepal’s women cricket team leaves for China Friday, November 8th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Under-19 National Women Cricket Team has left for China today to compete in the B&R Cup Cricket Championship. The championship is taking place in Shanghai, China. Secretary of Cricket Association of Nepal, Ashok Nath Pyakurel, ICC Nepal representative Raunak Malla among other..

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Nepal defeats England’s MCC by five wickets Monday, November 4th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal beat Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) of England by 5 wickets in a cricket match held at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Monday. Electing to bat first after winning the toss, MCC made 201 runs in 39 overs all out. For Nepal, Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi..

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International experience in world sports useful: Army Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Narayan Neupane, KATHMANDU: Nepali Army's maiden participation in the Military World Games proved to be significant opportunity to gain international experience in the field of sports while also promoting military diplomacy with member countries. The 7th edition of the CISM Military World Games..

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Nepal wins bronze medal in 24th Int’l Astronomy Olympiad Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal has won bronze medal in 24th International Astronomy Olympiad held recently in Romania. Rahul Ranjan Sah won bronze medal for Nepal in the championship where students from 20 countries including Nepal had contested. Out of those students who performed best in sixth National..

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Job not done yet, warns England’s Super Maro Saturday, October 26th, 2019

YOKOHAMA, (AFP): Towering lock Maro Itoje warned England the job wasn't done yet after he inspired a stunning Rugby World Cup semi-final victory over New Zealand with a man-of-the-match performance on Saturday. Itoje, who hounded the All Blacks at the breakdown and led the lineout figures with..

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U-23 Nepali football team leaving for Qatar Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: A U- 23 Nepali national football team is leaving home for Doha of Qatar to play an international friendly match. The team, presently preparing for the 13th South Asian Games that Nepal is hosting, will meet Myanmar on coming October 25 in Doha for the friendly match. The 32-member team..

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Nepal hoists national flag in World Military Summer Games Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Narayan Neupane, WUHAN, CHINA: Countries participating in the Seventh World Military Summer Games hoisted their national flags here today. The Council for International Military Sports (CIMS) organizes the championship in every four years, where Nepal has participated for the first time. A Nepali..

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Nepal Army bags gold medal in UK Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal Army (NA) has clinched gold medal in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol (EX CP)-2019 held in the United Kingdom, according to NA's Directorate of Public Relations and Information. The 10-member team led by Major Ashimdev Gurung representing Shree Bisesh Fauj Brigade, Shree..

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WCL T20: Chitwan begins with a win

KATHMANDU: Chitwan Rhinos began with a win in the Women's Champions League (WCL) T20 cricket tournament that began today. In the inaugural match held at TU Cricket Ground Kirtipur, Chitwan defeated Kat Queens Kathmandu by 5 wickets. Put into bat, Kathmandu could muster only 92 runs by losing all..

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Is Russia the Middle East’s New Hegemon? Monday, November 18th, 2019

The collapse of the Soviet Union three decades ago meant that its once-formidable presence in the Middle East collapsed as well. Today, however, as the United States has..