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Bangabandhu Gold cup: Nepal out from group stage

KATHMANDU: Defending champion Nepal has been knocked out of the group stage of the Bangabandu International Gold Cup tournament. Nepal has to return home after losing to Palestine in its second match of the group stage. In the match held this evening at the Sylhet District stadium of Bangladesh,..

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Nepal registers eight wickets victory against Myanmar Thursday, October 4th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal played in the ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier 'B' in style with a wide-margin eight wicket win over Myanmar in the first match. Chasing a meager 30 runs target set by Myanmar, Nepal achieved it for two wickets in just three overs. Elected to bat first after winning the toss, Myanmar..

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Nepal ends with a win Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by three wickets today to register its first win in the ACC U-19 Asia cup cricket tournament underway in Bangladesh. In the match today, Nepal surpassed the UAE target of 269 runs with five balls to spare and seven wickets in hand. Rohit..

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U-19 Asia cup: Nepal out from group stage Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal has been knocked out of the group stage of the U-19 Asia cup cricket tournament underway in Bangladesh. Nepal lost to Afghanistan by 3 wickets today to bow out of the tournament with a match still to play in the group stage. Batting first after winning the toss, Nepal posted a..

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Shekh to captain Nepali team to U-19 Asia Cup Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU: A 15-member Nepali national cricket team has been announced for the U-19 Asia Cup Cricket. The U-19 Asia Cup Cricket Tournament is taking place in Bangladesh from September 28 to October 7. The Nepali national cricket team for the tournament comprises Mohammad Arif Shekh (captain),..

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Modric wins FIFA men’s player of the year Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

LONDON: Croatian captain Luka Modric has beaten Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah to be crowned as the Best FIFA Men's Player of the year. "The award caps off an incredible year for the 33 year old Croatian, who won his fourth Champions League title with Real..

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Nepal bags silver medal in Karate

KATHMANDU: Nepal have bagged silver medal towards the male team kumute event under the British Open International Karate Championship. Binod Shakya Gubhaju, Biplav Lal Shrestha and Sonam Lama of the Nepali team competed in the event held in Leister of Great Britain on Monday. The championship is..

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Indonesian football fan beaten to death by rival supporters Monday, September 24th, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia, (AFP) - More than a dozen people have been arrested after supporters of a rival team clubbed an Indonesian football fan to death with iron bars and planks, police said Monday. The deadly incident happened Sunday before a match between host club Persib Bandung and Persija..

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Nepal climbs one point in FIFA ranking Thursday, September 20th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal has improved by one point in the latest FIFA ranking.  According to the list made public by FIFA, the world football governing body, today, Nepal stands at 160th position, one better than the 161st last month. The improvement was based on Nepal's performance in the recent SAFF..

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Nepal loses 0-4 to Philippines in AFC U16 Women’s Qualifiers Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Host Nepal lost to Philippines 0-4 in the opening match of AFC U16 Women's Qualifiers underway at the ground of Armed Police Force in Halchowk, Kathmandu on Wednesday. Exerting pressure from the very beginning, Philippines led the match 2-0 in the first half with the scores by Captain..

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Nepal’s SAFF 2018 journey comes to an end Thursday, September 13th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal hopes of making it to the final of the SAFF Championship football tournament 2018 ended with a loss to the Maldives. In the semi-final match held at the Bangabandhu stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh today, Nepal lost to the Maldives 0-3. Nepal was trailing by 1-0 in the first half of..

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Sandeep selected for APL Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepali National Cricket Team youth spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has been chosen for the Afghanistan Premier League (APL). The Nangarhar Cricket Squad of Afghanistan has decided to incorporate the 18-year-old leg spinner has already left a good impression in his Indian Premier League (IPL)..

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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..