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...

Chinese club offered €300m for Cristiano Ronaldo

Chinese club offered  €300m for Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has claimed that his client has rejected a deal from an un-named Chinese club that would have involved offering Real Madrid €300m to sign the Portuguese forward and paying him more than €100m a year in wages. “Money is not everything; the Spanish club is his life,” Mendes told Sky Sports Italia. “The Ch...

7th National Sports: Wrestling begins in Siraha

7th National Sports: Wrestling begins in Siraha
Lahan, Dec 27: Wrestling under the 7th national sports began at Siraha district headquarters today. In the inaugural bout of 57 kg category, Bhuvan Chand of far-western region defeated Nepal Army's Chabi Lal Khadka while Amresh Kumar Yadav of eastern region defeated Soman Raut of mid-western region to enter the second round of the competition. In ...

Nepal Army wins gold medal in women table tennis

Nepal Army wins gold medal in women table tennis
Biratnagar, Dec 25: A team of Rabina Maharjan and Swochchha Nembang of the Nepal Army has won the gold medal on women table tennis during the match held on Sunday at Biratnagar-based Covered Hall of Martyr Stadium under the ongoing Seventh National Sports Championship. The team of Rabina and Swochchha won the gold medal defeating the team of Nabit...

7th national sports begins today

7th national sports begins today
Biratnagar, Dec 23: The 7th National Sports meet is being held in the eastern region, beginning Friday. A total 1,035 medals including 294 gold, 294 silver and 447 bronze will be up for grabs during the week-long tournament. A total of 3,972 athletes are competing in the mega event. Shedding light on the tournament at a press meet here today, Mini...

U-19 Asia Cup Cricket: Nepal defeats Malaysia by one wicket

U-19 Asia Cup Cricket: Nepal defeats Malaysia by one wicket
Kathmandu, Dec 18: Nepal has defeated Malaysia by one wicket in the match held today under the U-19 Asia Cup Cricket tournament in Sri Lanka. Put into bat in the match held in Colombo, Malaysia had put up a victory target of 153 runs for Nepal loosing all its wickets in 44.4 overs. Birandip Singh top-scored with 75 runs for Malaysia. For Nepal, Adi...

Nepal lose to India by six wickets

Nepal lose to India by six wickets
Kathmandu, Dec 16: Nepal conceded a six-wicket defeat to India in the second match held on Friday under the ongoing ACC U-19 Asia Cup Cricket tournament in Sri Lanka. The match was held at the Colombo Cricket Club playground. Nepal, who opted to bat first after winning the toss, made 172 runs, losing nine wickets in the allotted 50 overs. India,...