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ICC Cricket In Malaysia: Nepal Defeat Bermuda Friday, October 24th, 2014

Kuala Lumpur: Day two of Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 3 saw Uganda go to the top of the table with a last-ball, one-run victory over Singapore, defending champion Nepal record a resounding eight-wicket victory over Bermuda, and Malaysia overcome USA by five wickets. Nepal bowlers set up..

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Nepal lose to Uganda in Division 3 opener Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

KATHMANDU: Nepal were defeated by Uganda by 20 runs in their first match of the ICC World Cricket Division 3 held in Malaysia on Thursday. At the match played at Kinrara Oval, in Kuala Lumpur, Uganda had bowled Nepal out in 48.5 overs. Uganda had given the target of 204 runs and Nepal were..

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Nepal heavy favourites for earning promotion Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Most of the cricket world has their eyes focused on next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. For many in the Associate world though, their attention has already shifted to the qualification path for the 2019 World Cup. Six teams have assembled in Malaysia for the ICC World Cricket..

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Cricket Association of Nepal appoints new CEO Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has named Bhawana Ghimire as its chief executive, while Prakash Maharjan was appointed as finance manager. The lack of a full-time paid administrator, as ICC administration statute 2.1 requires, had put Nepal on a warning list in June. However, with Ghimire's..

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Budha Subba International Gold Cup from Feb. 13 Monday, October 13th, 2014

SUNSARI: The 17th edition of the Budha Subba Gold Cup Football Tournament is to be organised in Dharan from coming February 13. The Budha Subba Gold Cup Football competition is the oldest competition and carrying the highest prize amount in the mofussil. Organising a news conference in Dharan..

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National cricket team off to Sri Lanka for Div 3 prep

KATHMANDU: Nepal National Cricket team left for Sri Lanka on Saturday mid-night to fine tune their preparation for the forthcoming ICC World Cricket League Division 3 scheduled to be held at Malaysia from 23rd October to 30th October. Nepali cricketers will spent their 10-days at Sri Lanka..

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Players‚ coaches and referees join hands

KATHMANDU: National football players, coaches and referees today handed over a memorandum to Minister for Youth and Sports Purushottam Paudel and National Sports Council (NSC) Member Secretary Yuvaraj Lama demanding the end of uncertainty in Nepali football. National team skipper Sagar Thapa along..

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Nepal football chief accused of embezzlement Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

KATHMANDU (AP): Nepal's powerful parliamentary committee accused the long-time chief of the national football association of embezzling millions and ordered government agencies to investigate, file a case in court, and suspend him. Ramhari Khatiwada of parliament's public accounts committee said..

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Brilliant beginning for Nepal Cricket at Asiad Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Incheon, South Korea: Nepali bowling earned it an emphatic win over Kuwait in its first match at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Basant Regmi and Sompal Kami, with three wickets each, starred in the 9-wicket victory for Nepal. Nepali players only managed to reach at the match venue..

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ASIAN GAMES, Cricket: Nepali Women team humiliated in cricket Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Incheon, South Korea: Defeating Nepal in the fourth quarterfinal at the newly built stadium, Bangladesh women go one step forward to inscribe their names in the medals’ tally, as none of country's athletes have managed the glory so far, on the sixth day into the games. Put into bat, Bangladesh..

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AFC President’s Cup – Muhadow’s hattrick knocks MMC Out Monday, September 22nd, 2014

KATHMANDU: The journey ends for MMC as they register a victory in the first match but a defeat in the group stage of final round of AFC president’s cup match played at Colombo means MMC are out of the race. Muhadow scored a hat-trick for a winning side, while Sujal Shrestha knocked a single..

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What a shot: farming potatoes in Nepal to first gold for India Sunday, September 21st, 2014

By Mihir Vasavda, Incheon, south Korea: Just eight years ago, a teenaged Jitu Rai was growing paddy, potatoes and corn on his family farm in a tiny village in eastern Nepal. And on Saturday he was standing on top of the podium, receiving India’s first gold medal of the 2014 Asian Games. As the..

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China’s Li Na announces her retirement from tennis Friday, September 19th, 2014

BY BEN BLANCHARD, BEIJING (Reuters): China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, succumbing to the effect of long-term knee injuries. A former French Open winner and the reigning Australian Open champion, Li said her troublesome knees,..

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Asian Games: Nepal lose to Kuwait 5-0 Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Nepal face another humiliating defeat in Incheon Asian game as they go 5-0 down to Kuwait, conceding four in the later half of the game. Captain Alsanea scored three times to complete his hat trick while Alhamadan and Faisal scored a goal each in Kuwait’s huge victory. Nepal that..

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I have the best squad in Europe :: insists Ancelotti Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

MADRID, (AFP): Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said he wouldn't swap his squad for any other in Europe as Los Blancos prepare to begin their defence of the Champions League against Basel on Tuesday. Madrid have suffered a horror start to the new season as they already trail Barcelona by six..

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6th Int’l Karate Competition kicks off

KATHMANDU: The Sixth International Karate Competition has kicked off in Attariya, Kailali, today. Minister for Health and Population Khagaraj Adhikari inaugurated the three-day-long event organized by Gojuriyo Karate Organization. Players from Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka would..

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