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Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup after upset win access_timeSeptember 18

ABU DHABI –Afghanistan continued their rise in international cricket with an upset 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday, knocking the former champions out of the Asia Cup.  Sri Lanka needed to win the Group B match to stay i...

Weightlifters off to Poland access_timeSeptember 18

Kathmandu – The Nepali weightlifting team competing in the 'World University Weightlifting Championship' left here for Poland last night. The four member team includes two weightlifters and two officials.  Ganesh Ranabhat is com...

22nd National Women's Volleyball Tournament from October 9 access_timeSeptember 17

Baglung – The 22nd National Women's Volleyball Tournament is scheduled to take place at Galkot in Baglung from October 9-13.  To be organised by the Nepal Volleyball Association with the assistance from Galkot Municipality and the D...

Two Nepalis eligible to referee in international matches access_timeSeptember 17

Kathmandu –Two national volleyball umpires--Bijaya KC and Bikash Gurung--have been qualified to referee in international matches within the Asian continent, as the duo has passed the examinations of Asian International Referee, said the Nepal Vol...

Ton-up Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh thump Sri Lanka access_timeSeptember 16

DUBAI – Senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim smashed a brilliant career-best hundred to steer Bangladesh to an emphatic 137-run victory over Sri Lanka in the opening Asia Cup match in Dubai on Saturday.  The former captain's 150-ball 144 ...

Nepal sets 190 runs target against Afghanistan access_timeSeptember 16

Kathmandu –Nepal posted a target of 190 runs against Afghanistan in the third match of the U19 Quadrangular One Day Series underway in Lucknow in India.  Put into bat first after losing the toss, Nepal made 189 runs in 49.3 overs losing...

Schedule of Asian School Football Championship out access_timeSeptember 14

    Kathmandu –The schedule of the Asian School Football (U-19) Championship to be held in Agra of India has been unveiled. The event has been scheduled from 20th to 30th September.  Eight nations are competing for the t...

ANFA scraps agreement with AP-1 TV access_timeSeptember 14

Kathmandu – All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has cancelled its football sponsorship agreement with AP-1 Television.  ANFA abrogated the agreement concluding that the decision made by the erstwhile working committee to give the Nepa...

Nepal in Group 'A' of SAFF Women Championship access_timeSeptember 14

Kathmandu –Nepal is in Group 'A' of the fifth edition of the SAFF Women Championship to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from December 17-26.  The group comprises others Bangladesh, Bhutan and Pakistan, according to the draw ceremon...

Sandeep selected for APL access_timeSeptember 11

Kathmandu – Nepali National Cricket Team youth spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has been chosen for the Afghanistan Premier League (APL).  The Nangarhar Cricket Squad of Afghanistan has decided to incorporate the 18-year-old leg spinner has a...

Naomi Osaka wins US Open after Serena 'umpire thief' meltdown access_timeSeptember 9

NEW YORK – Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as her idol Serena Williams angrily imploded, calling the chair umpire in the US Open final "a thief".  Osaka, 20, triumphed 6-2, 6...

Nepali Cricket Team returns home access_timeSeptember 7

Kathmandu –Nepali Cricket Team returned home today after participating in the Asia Cup Qualifier held in Malaysia.  Out of five matches, Nepal won two and stood fourth in position. The championship was held from August 29 to September 6...

Djokovic to face Nishikori in 11th US Open semi-final access_timeSeptember 6

NEW YORK –Two-time champion Novak Djokovic ended John Millman's fairytale US Open run on Wednesday, beating the 55th-ranked Australian in straight sets to book a semi-final clash with Kei Nishikori.  The Serbian star, who ended a 54...

U-18 soccer team announced under Henjan captaincy access_timeSeptember 6

Kathmandu –All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced a 20-member Nepali football team for Asian U-18 Championship to be held at Agra of India from September 20.  Main coach Chet Narayan Shrestha nominated the 20-member squad u...

Black night as Federer, Sharapova crash at US Open access_timeSeptember 4

NEW YORK – Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova crashed out of the US Open on Monday in back-to-back seismic shocks under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights.  Federer, the five-time champion and looking to end his 10-year wait to add to his to...

Hong Kong defeats Nepal by 3 wickets access_timeSeptember 4

Kathmandu – Nepal lost to Hong Kong with three wickets in the final group match of the ongoing Asia Cup Qualifier in Malaysia.  Choose to bat first after winning the toss, Nepal had posted a target of 96 runs before Hong Kong by losing ...

SAFF Championship: Nepal playing against Pakistan access_timeSeptember 4

Kathmandu –The 12th edition of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship is taking place in Dhaka of Bangladesh today.  Nepal is playing against Pakistan today at Bangabandhu Stadium at 3:45 pm, according to All Nepal Foot...

Nepal posts 96-run target before Hong Kong access_timeSeptember 4

Kathmandu – Nepal has posted a target of 96 runs before Hong Kong in the final group match of the ongoing 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier held today.  Choose to bat first after winning the toss in the match held at Bangi Cricket Ground at Kuala...

Football Academy to open in Nepalgunj access_timeSeptember 4

Nepalgunj –A football academy is to be set up at Bishalnagar, Dhamboji in Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city.  The local Gokuleshwar Mahadev Temple Management Committee has provided 23 kaththas plot to the Banke District Football Association f...

Asia Cup Qualifier: Singapore sets 152 runs target against Nepal access_timeSeptember 2

Kathmandu –Singapore posted a target of 152 runs against Nepal in the fourth match of the ongoing 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier. Elected to bat first after winning the toss, Singapore made 151 runs in the 42 overs at the loss of all wickets. Chetan ...