Sports

ANFA special AGM in Sauraha; focus on statute amendment access_timeAugust 15

Sauraha ,Chitwan – The special annual general meeting of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) kicks off in Sauraha of Chitwan today.  The general assembly is to be zeroed in on amendment to its statute. Though the National Sports C...

Nepali cricketers in ICC ranking access_timeAugust 13

Kathmandu – Immediately following the participation in the first One Day International (ODI), Nepali cricketers are availing of being acknowledged in the ICC ranking.  According to the ranking unveiled by the International Cricket Counc...

Nepal playing second practice game today access_timeAugust 10

Kathmandu – The youth national football team which is undergoing training in Thailand in preparation for the Asian Games is playing a practice match with the Thai Under-23 team today.  The match is being played at Thammasat University gro...

Russian ruble tumbles on fresh US sanctions access_timeAugust 9

MOSCOW –The Russian ruble tumbled Thursday to its lowest level against the dollar in almost two years after the United States said it was imposing fresh sanctions on Moscow over the nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.  Washin...

U-15 SAFF Championship Football from today access_timeAugust 9

Thimphu, Bhutan –India and Sri Lanka are facing each other in an inaugural game of the U-15 SAFF Championship Women Football, kicking off here from today.  The match is taking place at Thimphu-based Changlimithang Stadium at 4:00 pm loc...

SAFF U-15 women football team leaves for Bhutan access_timeAugust 7

Kathmandu – A 32-member women's football team left here today for Bhutan to play in the Second U-15 SAFF Championship Women Football.  The team comprises 23 players, three coaches, five officials and one sports journalist. Nepal is ...

Tulasipur to be developed as first 'Sports City' of Nepal access_timeAugust 6

Kathmandu – Tulasipur Sub-Metropolitan City, Dang, of Province no 5 is going to be developed as the first 'Sport City' of Nepal.  The preliminary report released by a taskforce formed by the National Sports Council (NSC) said th...

Nepali National Cricket team returns home access_timeAugust 6

Kathmandu –Nepali National Cricket Team, which played historical ODI cricket series against Netherlands, has returned home this morning.  Talking to media persons at Tribhuvan International Airport, Captain Paras Khadka said that Nepal&...

South Africa make 363-7 in 3rd ODI against Sri Lanka access_timeAugust 5

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka –Debutant batsman Reeza Hendricks made 102 to help South Africa post 363 for seven against Sri Lanka in the third one-day international in Pallekele on Sunday.  Hendricks, whose 89-ball 102 gave the visitors strengt...

Sri Lanka bat first against South Africa in 2nd ODI access_timeAugust 1

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka –Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the second one-day international in Dambulla on Wednesday.  The hosts, who lost the opening ODI of the five-match series on Su...

Nepal's first ODI kicks off access_timeAugust 1

Kathmandu –The first one-day international (ODI) cricket match of Nepal has just begun in the Netherlands today.  Nepal is playing the host at the VRA ground in Amstelveen of the Netherlands. The host has opted for batting after winning...

Vice-President Cup: Final match between APF and Army today access_timeJuly 31

Kathmandu –Two departmental teams of the Armed Police Force and the Nepal Army are playing final match today for the Vice-President National Women Football League title.  The final tournament is taking place in ANFA football ground in S...

N. Korean athletes arrive in S. Korea for joint Asiad training access_timeJuly 30

INCHEON – North Korean athletes to compete in the upcoming Asian Games arrived here on Sunday for joint training with South Koreans.  The delegation of 34 athletes and coaches landed at Incheon International Airport via Beijing. The Kor...

Neymar blames 'brattish' behaviour on his inner child access_timeJuly 30

RIO DE JANEIRO – Neymar has tackled critics who derided his play-acting at the World Cup, admitting he "overreacts" and blaming his "brat" like behaviour on his inner child.  The Brazilian superstar was widely lambas...

Int badminton competition kicks off access_timeJuly 23

Kathmandu –Annapurna Post' International Corporate Badminton Competition' has kicked off in the capital from today.  Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma and Chairperson of the Annapurna Media Network Rameshwo...

France set for heroes' welcome after thrilling World Cup win access_timeJuly 16

MOSCOW –Victorious France were set to return to a heroes' welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a rollercoaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic celebrations at home.  Teenager Kylian Mba...

France set for heroes' welcome after thrilling World Cup win access_timeJuly 16

MOSCOW –Victorious France were set to return to a heroes' welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a rollercoaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic celebrations at home.  Teenager Kylian Mba...

France v Croatia: 3 key World Cup final battles access_timeJuly 14

MOSCOW –France are favourites to win the World Cup for a second time in Moscow on Sunday when they take on a Croatia side forced to go through three periods of extra-time to make their first ever final.  By contrast, Didier Deschamps...

Over 540 arrested in China for online football gambling access_timeJuly 12

BEIJING –China has cracked down on online football gambling during the World Cup, arresting more than 540 suspected of participating in schemes involving more than $1.5 billion, state media said.  The suspects were "associated with...

Jumla-Rara ultra marathon kicks off access_timeJuly 11

Surkhet –The Jumla-Rara Ultra Marathon 2018 has kicked off here today.  President of the National Athletics Association, Rajib Bikram Shah and ultra world champion Meera Rai jointly inaugurated the marathon.  Three hundred twenty ...