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Bangladesh lifts SAFF U15 Championship title Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Bangladesh beat Pakistan 3-2 in a penalty shootout in the finals of the fourth edition of the SAFF U15 Championship at the ANFA Complex at Satdobato on Saturday. The 1-1 draw in the stated 90 minutes and injury times led to the penalty shootout. Bangladesh took the lead with a suicide..

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Kathmandu and Dhangadi victorious Friday, November 2nd, 2018

POKHARA: Hulas Kathmandu Royals and Expert Dhangadi have won their respective match in the Pokhara Premier League here today. Kathmandu defeated Butwal Blasters by 37 runs to climb to the top spot with 6 points. Batting first, Kathmandu scored 172 runs at the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. In..

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Pokhara Paltan and Hulas Kathmandu Royals register victory Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

KASKI: Pokhara Paltan and Hulas Kathmandu Royals won their respective match today under the Pokhara Premier League (PPL) underway in Pokhara from October 26. The home team Pokhara Paltan defeated Chitwan Rhions by five wickets. This is second victory registered by Pokhara Paltan in this..

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Svitolina beats Stephens to win season-ending WTA Finals Sunday, October 28th, 2018

By SANDRA HARWITT, SINGAPORE (AP) — Elina Svitolina secured the biggest title of her career on Sunday, becoming the first Ukrainian player to win the season-ending WTA Finals trophy. The No. 6-seeded Svitolina rebounded from a one-set deficit for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over fifth-seeded Sloane..

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ICC World Cup Trophy taken in Sheetal Niwas

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today enquired about the ICC World Cup Trophy that was taken in Sheetal Niwas. The ICC World Cup Trophy was brought in Nepal on Friday after the Trophy Tour in Bangladesh. On the occasion, President Bhandari expressed her happiness for the Trophy Tour in..

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Nepal registers 2-0 victory over India Friday, October 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal defeated India 2-0 in the AFC U19 Championship Qualifiers at Chonburi Stadium in Thailand. For Nepal, Rekha Poudel scored one goal in the 59th minute to untie the goalless draw in the first half. She again scored another goal just two minutes before umpire whistled ending the 90..

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ICC World Cup trophy arrives in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: The ICC World Cup trophy has been brought to Nepal on Friday as part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour ahead of the world cup in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14, 2019. The coveted prize that began its journey from the ICC headquarters in Dubai got to Nepal after many..

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Nepal’s slight drop in FIFA world ranking Thursday, October 25th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s position in the FIFA ranking has dropped by a step, to stand at 161st position. In the latest ranking the FIFA released on Thursday, India leads the chart for the South Asian countries, standing at 97th position, followed by Maldives (151st), Bhutan (188th), Bangladesh..

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ANFA signs a five-year cooperation deal with QFA Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and the Qatar Football Association (QFA) have signed a five-year cooperation agreement today at the QFA head office in Doha, Qatar. The agreement will help the two countries develop the sports and take bilateral relations to a new level. The..

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Cricketer Lamichhane to play high division of Australia Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal national cricket team player Sandeep Lamichhane, who has achieved success in one after another match in international cricket, is to play the Australian League. Sandeep had left for Australia immediately after the completion of matches of ICC World Cup T20 Asia Region Selection..

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Spanish soccer club to assist West Kathmandu Football Club Sunday, October 21st, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Spain-based football club Atletico Madrid has agreed to assist in the development of Nepali football.The Spanish football club is to financially assist the West Kathmandu Football Club based in Chandragiri municipality through the BB Trust headed by Non Resident Nepali Association..

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Paragliding World Cup to be held on Nov. 1-4 Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

SYANGJA: A paragliding world cup championship is to be organized from November 1 to 4 at the Sworek ground of Bhirkot municipality -5 in Syangja district. Nepal Paragliding Association, Nepal Air Sports Association and the Babu Adventure Club, Syangja are jointly organizing the event with the..

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Nepal honoured in International Astronomy Olympiad Sunday, October 14th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal has received a special honour in the 23rd International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) held in Sri Lanka today. The IAO is an internationally recognized annual astronomy scientific-education event for high school students, which includes an intellectual competition between these..

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Nepal’s dream to play cricket world cup alive Saturday, October 13th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Nepali National Cricket Team, which won ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier Group 'B' winner title, returned home this afternoon. Sports authorities and supporters had welcomed the Nepali Team at Tribhuvan International Airport. The team had won the qualifying title remaining unbeaten in..

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19 charged in Belgium football fraud probe: prosecutor Friday, October 12th, 2018

BRUSSELS, (AFP) - Belgian prosecutors have charged 19 suspects and detained nine in a massive fraud and match-fixing scandal that has mired Belgium's elite league in scandal, they said on Friday. The charges came after police on Wednesday carried out a massive operation in Belgium, arresting 29..

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26 all out: Nepal hand China thrashing Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Kulal Lumpur, (AFP): China may have the world’s biggest population and the second largest economy, but they are yet to impress in one area: the cricket field, where they have been humbled by minnows Nepal. China’s latest foray on the international stage ended in a huge defeat on Wednesday as..

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Nepal beats China by 10 wickets Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal has thrashed China by 10 wickets under the ICC World T-20 Qualifiers Group B. In a match held in Bayuemas Oval Cricket Stadium in Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur today, Nepal registered a thumping victory against its rival China. It is Nepal's fifth consecutive win in the..

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Rai honoured with ‘Asian Game Changer Award’

KATHMANDU: Nepali ultra runner Mira Rai has been honoured with the 'Asian Game Changer Award'. At a programme organised in New York, America, today, the Asia Society presented the award to Rai. The Society presented same award to other eight personalities of other countries. The Society honoured..

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Nepal defeats Bhutan in ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal has won today's match held under ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier 'B'. The ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier is taking place in Malaysia. Nepal defeated Bhutan by 117 runs to win in the match held at YKM-YSD Oval Ground in Malaysia. This is the fourth consecutive win of Nepal in the..

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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..