Nepal retains 170th position in FIFA ranking

Nepal retains 170th position in FIFA ranking
Kathmandu, April 6: Nepal has retained its 170th position in the FIFA ranking published on Thursday. Bhutan has climbed 13 slots to 164th spot. India topped the list among Saarc countries by jumping 31 slots to reach 101st position. But Maldives slid down 13th steps to reach 151st place while Afghanistan has climbed three steps to claim 153rd spot...

Nepal defeats Hong Kong by seven wickets

Nepal defeats Hong Kong by seven wickets
Kathmandu, March 30: Nepal defeated Hong Kong by seven wickets to register a consolation victory in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup underway in Bangladesh. Chasing the target of 215 runs, the Nepali team achieved the target by scoring 220 runs in 42.2 overs at the loss of three wickets. Captain Gynendra Malla topscored 70 runs off 82 balls with 11 four...

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...