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  • AFC Asian Cup Qualifier: Nepal facing Yemen tomorrow

    Kathmandu, June 12: As Nepal takes on Yemen at the Halchok-based Armed PoliceForce (APF) ground for a match to be held under the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualification round tomorrow, Nepali team head coach Koji Gyotoku is hopeful that the team would give an ‘outstanding’ performance. The United Arab Emirates is hosting the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Speaking at the press meet organised by the All Nepal Football Association on the eve of the match, he said the Nepali...

    Badminton covered hall constructed in Parbat

    Phalebas (Parbat), June 11: A well-equipped badminton covered hall has been constructed in the district. Initiated by Parbat Badminton Association, the project costs Rs 5.1 million and it took about six months to complete it. Money for the project was donated by people from various walks of life like athletes, lawmakers and various organisations including the District Coordination Committee, District Sports Development Committee, Kushma Municipality Office and Kaligandaki Corridor Transmission Line branch. The project aims to produce new badminton...

    Prime Minister Cup Cricket Tournament from May 23

    Kathmandu, May 11: Prime Minister Cup One Day Cricket Tournament is to be held here from coming May 23 – June 7. The tournament to be jointly organised by National Sports Council and Kathmandu Cricket Training Centre will see the eight teams competing for the title carrying a purse of two million rupees. Five teams from the five development regions and each from the Nepal Police, Nepal Army and the Armed Police Force will vie for the title, according...

    International Skating Centre in Pokhara

    Pokhara, April 30: Nepal’s first international Skating Training Centre has been built within the premises of the Pokhara Stadium. The Centre was built at a cost of Rs 3 million at the initiative of Western Regional Sport Development Committee, said Khagaraj Poudel, Committee’s Regional Chair. The construction was completed in three weeks. It is believed that the operation of the new skating training centre would produce skating athletes that will represent Nepal in the Olympic Games. Foreigners from the...

    International Karate competition to be held in Ilam

    Ilam, April 23: The Sixth International Shito-Ryo Karate Competition is going to be held at Phikkal Bazar in Ilam district from April 29-30 this year. Shito-Ryu Karate Association, Phikkal is going to organize the sport event where more than 400 players from Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Bangladesh will vie, according to Association’s Chairperson Yogesh Chamling. Chamling shared that around 250 players from Ilam, 300 from India, 25 from Sri Lanka, 15 from Bhutan and similar number of...

    U-19 Itahari Premier League to start on April 9

    Itahari, April 2: The first U-19 national Itahari premier league cricket tournament is to begin here from coming April 9. A total of six teams are competing in the five-day-long tournament, according to Chairperson of Itahari Cricket Academy Kailash Bista. Those taking part include the host Itahari cricket academy, eastern, central, mid-western, western region and far-western region. The winning team will win a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 while the runners-up will walk home with Rs. 30,000. The best...

    Asian Mountain Bike race from April 6

    Kathmandu, March 31: The second edition of Asian Enduro Series Mountain Bike Race is to be held in Nagarkot, Bhaktapur from April 6-9. Eighty-one individuals from 17 countries including Nepal will take part in the thrilling race to be organised by Mountain Bike Company Pvt Ltd. Information about this was shared at a press meet here today. According to event coordinator Anujh Adhikary, 42 individuals are contesting for the race alone from Nepal. Others participants will be from India,...

    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 fours, creating a foundation for the Nepali team to claim the win. The 105 runs partnership between Dipendra Singh...

    Hong Kong sets 215 runs target for Nepal

    Kathmandu, March 30: Hong Kong has posted a target of 215 runs for Nepal in the final of the group match under the ACC Emerging Teams Cricket Tournament underway in Bangladesh. Nepal chose to field first after winning the toss. Hong Kong made 214 runs in the stipulated 50 overs at the loss of all wickets. As for Hong Kong, the partnership between opener Cameron McAuslan and Anshy Rath contributed to 94 runs (Rath scored highest 51 runs including...

    Nepal to play in Copa Puma U-12 football championship

    Tokyo (Japan), March 30: Nepal is sending an energetic team of 12 players to compete in the Copa Puma Toreros Cup U-12 football championship that is kicking off here on Friday. Currently, the Nepali team is undergoing vigorous training in preparation for the championship. Former national players Basanta Gauchan and Rajendra Tamang are coaching the team so as to hone the skills of the Nepali U-19 team for an aggressive performance. Last year, Nepal was ranked 18th in the...

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