Super 8 cricket to take place from March 28

Super 8 cricket to take place from March 28
Kathmandu, March 16: Super 8 cricket competition is scheduled to take place in the capital from March 28. To be organised jointly by Khukuri ENT and Diva and Media Pvt. Ltd, the match will be played at Kirtipur TU cricket ground until April 1, said the organising committee secretary Binod Maharjan at a press conference in the Capital on Thursday. A...

Nepal beats Kenya by seven wickets

Nepal beats Kenya by seven wickets
Kathmandu, March 13: Nepal has beaten Kenya by seven wickets at the ICC World League Cricket Championship that took place at the TU cricket ground at Kirtipur today. Nepal, in its second match against Kenya, hit the 156-run target with 118 balls to spare losing three wickets in 30.2 overs. The Nepali squad played under the captaincy of Gyanendra...

PM pledges to provide full support for sports development

PM pledges to provide full support for sports development
Kathmandu, Feb 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has pledged to provide full support for the advancement of sports sector. Inaugurating the First Prime Minister Cup and third National Munwathai Championship organized by Nepal national Munwathai Association in the capital on Friday, Prime Minister Dahal said that the government shoul...

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...