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Nepal bags 13 gold medals in int’l karate competition Monday, December 8th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Nepal won 13 gold medals in the ongoing 23rd International Karate Competition underway in Kolkata, India on Monday. In Kata and Kumute, Nepal´s Nikhil KC and Ramila Nagarkoti won double gold medals. In another matches played in Kata category, Bijaya Basnet, Bishal Gole, Susmita Lama..

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‘Suspended’ CAN to contract players‚ reward team Friday, December 5th, 2014

KATHMANDU: The meeting of suspended executive committee of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) — led by TB Shah — today decided to felicitate the ICC World Cricket League Division-3 Tournament winning team. Issuing a press release after the Working Committee meeting, CAN said the senior team..

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Italian clubs eye 100% Euro record Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Italy is the only nation that can still see all six teams progress in the Champions League and Europa League. The UEFA co-efficient is crucial for draws and even how many clubs can enter into these tournaments. La Gazzetta dello Sport points out this morning that all six of the Serie A entries..

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Nepal vs Hong Kong 4th T20: 50-over called off Monday, November 24th, 2014

It might be the clash of small fishes in Colombo, but both Nepal and Hong Kong will be trying their best to proclaim their presence in Cricket. The three match series is still leveled, as the three previous T 20s were abandoned without being a ball bowled. The fourth game in the series will begin..

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India edge Nepal‚ lift Women SAFF title for 3rd time Friday, November 21st, 2014

KATHMANDU: India lifted the title of SAFF Women’s Championship defeating Nepal in the final, for the third consecutive time. At the final match held in Pakistani Capital Islamabad today, the defending champions edged Nepal 6-0. Nepal had won all three matches of group stage and seminal with..

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Hong Kong vs Nepal 2nd T20I at Dambulla abandoned Thursday, November 20th, 2014

The second T20 International between Hong Kong and Nepal was abandoned without a bowl being bowled. Earlier, the first match was also abandoned due to wet field. The third T20I is scheduled to be held in Dambulla on Saturday. The Hong Kong, Nepal teams are in Sri Lanka for the series to be hosted..

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Nepal to face India in SAFF Women’s final

KATHMANDU: Defeating Bangladesh 1-0, Nepal entered the final of 3rd SAFF Women’s Championship being held in Pakistan. Nepal will face defending champion India in the final match scheduled for Friday. In previous two editions of the Championship also, India and Nepal had competed for the title..

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Nepal: a new frontier for trail runners Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

The Annapurna Ultra mountain run might just put the country on the map. What happened when our writer gave it a spin? Ringed by 7,000m and 8,000m peaks, Annapurna Base Camp lies in the centre of a small basin, known as the Sanctuary. Ever since the mountain was first climbed by Maurice Herzog’s..

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Nepal U-19 cricket team defeats UAE Saturday, November 15th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Beating the United Arab Emirates in their last match by 94 runs, Nepal have secured second position in the ACC Under 19 Premier League. In another match played in Kuwait today, unbeaten Afghanistan crushed Kuwait by 206 runs to top the table and emerge as the league winner. Though two..

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ACC U-19 Premier: Afghanistan beat Nepal Friday, November 14th, 2014

The Afghanistan Under-19 national cricket team defeated Nepal by 5 wickets during their fourth in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Premier League on Friday. The Afghan U-19s won the toss and elected to field first, allowing the Nepalese batsmen to bat first. On the bowling side, Rashid Khan took 4..

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ACC Under-19 Premier: Nepal defeats Malaysia Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Nepal won their third match of the ACC U-19 Premier League being held in Kuwait. Nepal defeated Malaysia by 53 runs on Wednesday. Malaysia were all out at 62 runs in 30.4 overs. Nepal will play their fourth match against Afghanistan on..

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Nepal defeat Kuwait by 262 runs Monday, November 10th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Nepal continued their brilliant performance in the Asian Cricket Council Under-19 Premier League 2014/15 in Kuwait as they won their second consecutive match on Monday. The Nepal Under-19 defeated the hosts Kuwait by 262 runs. Invited to bat first, Nepal posted a mammoth target of 326..

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Nepal FA chief steps aside during FIFA ethics case Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

ZURICH (AP): FIFA says the president of Nepal's football association has stepped aside from football duty while under investigation for financial wrongdoing. Ganesh Thapa "agreed not to participate in any football-related activity" for 120 days while FIFA's ethics committee studies misconduct..

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Nepal FA president steps aside as FIFA probes allegations Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

BERNE,(Reuters): Nepal's football association (ANFA) president Ganesh Thapa has temporarily stepped aside while FIFA's ethics committee investigates allegations of financial irregularites, made by two of his own vice-presidents, FIFA said on Tuesday. "Ganesh Thapa... has agreed not to participate..

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Nepal 0-3 Philippines; Drought continue despite Improved Show Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

KATHMANDU: Ten men Nepal display heroic fight against the Azkals, however three second half goals and couple of missed opportunities for Nepal makes sixth game in a row without a goal for Gorkhalis. Coach Jack Stefanowski fielded a team with Bimal Gharti Magar and Bharat Khawas up front and the..

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Nepal Win ICC World Cricket League Division Three Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Malaysia: Nepal beat Uganda by 62 runs to win ICC World Cricket League Division Three and both sides have earned promotion to ICC World Cricket League Division Two, which will be played in Namibia in January. Bermuda and the United States of America have been relegated to Division Four while..

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Nepal set 224-run target against Uganda

KATHMANDU: Nepal have posted a target of 224 runs against Uganda in their final match of the ICC World Cricket Division-3 at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. Winning the toss, Nepal were elected to bat first and posted 223 runs from 49.5 overs losing all the wickets. Both the..

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