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Stokes stars as England thrash South Africa in World Cup opener access_timeMay 31

LONDON–Ben Stokes produced a fine all-round display as England began their quest to win the World Cup with a 104-run thrashing of South Africa in the tournament opener at the Oval on Thursday. The all-rounder top-scored with 89 in England'...

FIFA drops plans for 48-team 2022 World Cup access_timeMay 24

LAUSANNE–FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body's president Gianni Infantino. The 2022 tournament in the Gulf state will now be played with 32 na...

Second International Open Karate Championship kicking off Friday access_timeMay 22

Sankhu–The Second International Open Karate Championship-2019 is to kick off from Friday. The championship is organised by Toyakan Nepal Wado-Ryo Karate Do Association Central Committee under the slogan – 'Sports for Health, Sports f...

7th Open Tennis championship kicks off access_timeApril 29

Kathmandu– The Seventh Open Tennis Championship has begun here from today. Kathmandu District Tennis Association has organised the championship where Citizens Bank International Limited is the main sponsor. Member Secretary of the National Spo...

International Badminton: Prince Dahal wins silver access_timeApril 28

Kathmandu–Youth player from Nepal, Prince Dahal, has won the silver medal in the Yonex- Singha- Roza BTY International Badminton Challenge (Boy’s U-17) 2019 held in Bangkok of Thailand. He was defeated by Indian player Pranav Rao Gandham...

International Badminton: Prince Dahal into final access_timeApril 28

Kathmandu–Youth player from Nepal, Prince Dahal, has entered the final of the Boys' U-17 category under the Yonex Singha-Roja BTY International Badminton Championship currently being held in Bangkok of Thailand. Prince booked his place in ...

Nepal winner with 20 gold medals access_timeApril 24

 Patna–Nepal finished as winner in the International Open Karate and Kick Boxing championship that concluded here Tuesday. Nepali athletes won 20 gold medals. In the event held at the Pataliputra Sports Complex in Patna, Nepal came first ...

Wheelchair Asia Cricket Cup from May 1 access_timeApril 23

Kathmandu–The Wheelchair Cricket Asia Cup has been scheduled for next month (May 1-4) in Nepal. According to Wheelchair Cricket Association’s President Chhultim Gyalzen Sherpa, all the matches under the special cricket tournament based T...

Vice President to attend closing of Eighth National Games access_timeApril 23

Nepalgunj– Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun is scheduled to declare the closing of the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj tomorrow. State-5 Sports Development Committee president Bhim Oli said the Vice President will declare the closure of the Ei...

8th National Games: sports infrastructure development in full swing in Banke access_timeApril 18

Ranjha–Well-equipped sports infrastructures have been developed in Banke at the investment of Rs 480 million in view of the 8th National Games. Among the sports infrastructures recently developed include sophisticated football ground, swimming...

Nepal defeats Oman by 150 runs access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu–Nepal defeated Oman by 150 runs in fourth match under ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier held at Selangor Truf Club of Malaysia today. Invited to bat first after losing the toss, Nepal made 229 runs in 43.2 overs by losing all wickets...

Nepal announces Women Squad for AFC Qualifier access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu– A national women soccer team has been declared to play the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 women’s championship qualifier (second round). The 23-member team is captained by Saru Limbu, the All Nepal Football Association s...

Second series of KPL from April 25 access_timeApril 11

Surkhet– The second series of Karnali Premium League (KPL) is taking place from April 25. The Karnali Cricket Academy is organising the championship at Kalunchowk Cricket Ground at Birendranagar. Academy Chair Jeevan Shahi said that Tribhuvan ...

Eighth National Games: five competitions begin today, formal inauguration on April 18 access_timeApril 10

Kathmandu– Five sports competitions under the eighth National Games begin today. However, the national sports event will be formally inaugurated on coming April 18. According to the National Sports Council (NSC), competitions taking relatively lo...

Gurung and Budhamagar win titles of Pike-Demba half marathon access_timeApril 9

Okhaldhunga–Bhim Bahadur Gurung of Gorkha and Humi Budhimagar of Pyuthan won the titles of 'Pike-Demba Half Marathon', which was held in Okhaldhunga in an altitude of around 4,200 metres. In the half marathon from Pike of Solukhumbu to...

Nepal continues 161st position in FIFA ranking access_timeApril 4

Kathmandu–Nepal has retained its previous 161st position in the latest FIFA ranking. It has managed to secure third place among the South Asian countries with India topping the group being in the 101st position in the ranking. Maldives follows th...

Prez Bhandari to inaugurate 8th National Games access_timeApril 4

Kathmandu– President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to inaugurate the Eighth National Games on April 18. President Bhandari would inaugurate the National games at Nepalgunj Stadium amidst a programme on April 18. The National Games is taking...

Nepal and Myanmar to meet in 2nd round Olympic qualifier match today access_timeApril 3

Kathmandu–Nepal will take on Myanmar in the second round match under the Olympic Qualifier Football Championship taking place in Myanmar at 5 pm Nepal time today. Addressing a pre-match news conference, Nepali team coach Hari Khadka said that Nep...

NARC's farmers network gains ground access_timeApril 2

Kathmandu–Nepali leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has registered his name as the highest wicket taker in thear 2019. According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), Sandeep took total 27 wickets from January to April 1 in the year 2019 to est...

Nepal lost to Qatar in AFC U-23 Championship access_timeMarch 25

Kathmandu–Nepal made second consecutive defeat and left out from the qualifying round of Asian Football Confederation (AFC)'s U-23 Football Championship.  Qatar outshined Nepal 5-0 in the football tournament held at Sports City Cent...