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ICC monitoring body meeting second time to sort out CAN row Friday, November 30th, 2018

KATHMANDU: A meeting of the monitoring committee constituted by the International Cricket Council to find a solution to dispute seen in the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is taking place on coming December 8. The monitoring committee formed by the ICC Advisory Committee is meeting second time..

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Nepal is one position down in FIFA rankings Thursday, November 29th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal has slid a position in the FIFA rankings published lately.  Nepal is down to the 162nd position. India has retained its previous 97th position. Likewise, Maldives has secured the 152nd position, while Bhutan 186, Bangladesh 192, Pakistan 199th and Sri Lanka 201. Meanwhile,..

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Sandip to play in Pakistani Super League Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepali national cricketer Sandip Lamichhane is to play in the Pakistani Super League (PSL) Twenty20 cricket tournament. In the auction held today, Sandip was bought by the Lahore Kalandar Club for a sum of a minimum Rs. 5 to 7 million rupees. Six clubs are competing in the tournament..

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England win second Test to seal Sri Lanka series Sunday, November 18th, 2018

KANDY, Sri Lanka, (AFP) - Jack Leach's first five-wicket haul clinched an overwhelming win for England in the second Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday that sealed the series with a match to go. England needed just 30 minutes on the fifth day to take the final three wickets with Leach fittingly..

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Cricketer Sandeep continues to remain with Delhi Daredevils Friday, November 16th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepali cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane continues to associate himself with Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL), 2019. The Delhi has incorporated him in the team for the second consecutive term. He had already delivered his performance from Delhi in previous IPL..

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EPL T20 gets ICC’s approval

KATHMANDU: The Everest Premier League (EPL) has finally obtained permission from the International Cricket Council (ICC). The second edition of EPL T-20 is going to be held in Kathmandu from December 8-22 this year. In a press statement released by the EPL's Managing Director Aamir Akhtar today,..

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‘Women’s football can excel with proper opportunities’ Thursday, November 15th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Head coach of the Nepali National Women’s football team Hari Khadka has said that the Nepali women’s football could achieve best results provided proper opportunities and training. Talking to reporters after arriving from Myanmar at the Tribhuvan International Airport, coach Khadka..

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Timilsina appointed NSC vice-president Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Minister for Youth and Sports, Jagat Bahadur Bishwokarma, today administered oath of office and secrecy to three board members including vice-president of National Sports Council. At a programme organised at the Ministry, Minister Bishwokarma administered oath of office and secrecy to..

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Olympic qualification: Nepal into second round

KATHMANDU: Nepal has qualified into the second round of the Asian qualifying competition for Olympic women’s football. Nepal remained undefeated in the first round of the qualification held in Myanmar. In today’s last league game, Nepal tied 1-1 against Bangladesh. Though Nepal failed to end..

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Eyeing the White House: The Democratic Field Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Not so much hunting season as declaratory season in US politics. The US presidential candidates from the Democratic side are making promises spiced with forced..