Saud wins international marathon

Saud wins international marathon
Pokhara, Feb 18: Nawaraj Saud of Nepali Army has won the 11th Safal Pokhara International Marathon held here today. He completed the race in 2 hrs 34 mins 24 secs to also win a cash prize of Rs. 60,000. Likewise, Lal Bahadur Thapa and Gyan Prasad Bhattarai, also of Nepal Army came second and third respectively. They walked home with Rs. 40,000 and...

Nepali football team playing in Sheikh Kamal Int’l Club Cup

Nepali football team playing in Sheikh Kamal Int’l Club Cup
Kathmandu, Feb 14: A 31-member football team including 13 from Manang-Marsyangdi Club (MMC), which is leaving for Bangladesh to participate in Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup, was given a farewell today. Honorary Chairperson of All Nepal Football Association Tashi Ghale, ANFA Football Development Project Director Sanjeev Mishra and MMC office-b...

Government awards national football team

Government awards national football team
Kathmandu, Feb 13: The government has honored the National Football Team with an award for becoming champion in the AFC solidarity football cup held in Malaysia in November last year. At a programme organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports here Monday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal conferred the award, saying that the sport boosted country...

24 players selected for ICC World Cricket League Championship

24 players selected for ICC World Cricket League Championship
Kathmandu, Feb 9: A total of 24 players have been selected to play a match against Kenya under the ICC World Cricket League Championship slated to be held at the Tribhuvn University Stadium on March 11 and 13. Those chosen players are national cricket captain Paras Khadka, Gynandra Malla, Aarif Shekh. Dipak Shrestha, Dipendra Singh Aire, Aasiph S...

Blind Cricket World Cup T20 : Nepal defeated by Australia

Blind Cricket World Cup T20 : Nepal defeated by Australia
Kathmandu, Jan 31: Nepal lost to Australia in the first match of the 2nd Blind Cricket T20 World Cup in New Delhi, India. Australia defeated Nepal by 10 wickets. Nepal had posted a victory target of 144 runs which Australia met in 12.4 overs without losing a single wicket. Nepal had gathered 143 runs in the stipulated 20 overs where Sunil Subedi C...

Nepal Police lift trophy of Ruslan Cup Cricket

Nepal Police lift trophy of Ruslan Cup Cricket
Kathmandu, Jan 17: Defeating departmental Tribhuwan Army Club by four wickets, Nepal Police Club won the Second Ruslan Cup Cricket. In the final match held at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Tuesday, the Nepal Police Club managed the target of 143 runs set by the army club with the loss of six wickets in 19 overs. Dipendra Singh Eri stood the h...

MMC clinches title of Sudurpaschim Gold Cup

MMC clinches title of Sudurpaschim Gold Cup
Dhangadhi, Jan 14: The Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC) has won the title of first international Sudurpaschim Khaptad Gold Cup Football tournament. In a final match held at Dhangadhi Stadium on Saturday, the MMC sidelined Sankata Club Kathmandu with 1-0 goal difference to clinch the title. With the win, the MMC has received cash prize of Rs 500,000, s...

Nepal improves in FIFA ranking

Nepal improves in FIFA ranking
Kathmandu, Jan 13: Nepal has ascended to third in the South Asia by advancing six positions in the new ranking list made public by FIFA on Thursday. With the new ranking, Nepal advanced to 175th position while it was on 181st in the list last month. India securing 129th position in the FIFA ranking has topped the list followed by Maldives (145th) ...

FIFA approves 48-team World Cup

FIFA approves 48-team World Cup
FIFA has voted unanimously to expand the World Cup to a 48-team tournament in 2026. The new format, which will see the finals comprising 16 groups of three teams before a 32-team knockout stage, was voted for unanimously by the FIFA Council at a meeting in Zurich on Tuesday. President Gianni Infantino had laid out plans for such an expansion as pa...

Pakistani Ambassador Cricket Championship winners awarded

Pakistani Ambassador Cricket Championship winners awarded
Kathmandu, Jan 7: Winners of the Second Pakistani Ambassador Cricket Championship have been presented with trophy, medal and cash amidst a function organised here on Saturday. On the occasion, Minister for Youth and Sports, Daljit Shreepaili, presented the winner and the runner-up teams of the three-day Cricket Championship amidst a function here o...