Himalaya Roadies clicks into gear, vote outs begin

Aug 8, 2017- The race to become the first ever Himalaya Roadies is heating up. Having completed a gruelling five-legged audition that travelled to five different cities around the country, the show has now finally moved into the ‘Journey Round’; kick starting the high drama that will undoubtedly unfold in the coming weeks as aspiring contestants are put to the sword with challenging rides, competitive tasks and ‘vote outs’ that will whittle down the playing field until one champion...

14 years later, Nepali footballer ‘lost’ in Korea returns home to sound sleep

September 29, 2003 is a date that all Nepali football fans cannot forget, even if they want to. This was the day the national team received the biggest drubbing (16-0) in history, at the hands of a Korean squad that was fresh off the 2002 World Cup at home with its best-ever fourth place finish. The AFC Asia Cup qualifiers was a campaign to forget for Nepal as In their six matches, Nepal conceded 45 goals and failed to hit the...

Golden Gate, Prime triumph

Aug 7, 2017- Golden Gate ‘B’ and Prime College ‘D’ clinched the titles of NeBA President Cup 3×3 Nation-wide Basketball Championships at the National Sports Council covered hall on Sunday. Both the champions beat teams from their own colleges in the title clashes. Golden Gate ‘B’ defeated their ‘A’ Team 21-20 in the boys’ final, while Prime saw off their ‘D’ Team 13-1 in the girls’ finals. Rajiv Joshi of Golden Gate and Luniva Singh of Prime were declared...

Bajracharya, Koirala the U-16 champs

Aug 6, 2017- Prerana Koirala and Samrakshyak Bhusan Bajracharya clinched the Under-16 singles titles of the ANLTA-JTI National Junior Tennis Championships on Saturday. Koirala eased past Saloni Tamang 6-1, 6-3 in the girls’ U-16 singles title showdown. It was the second singles title for Koirala, who had already secured the U-14 title with victory over the same opponent. Bajracharya, however, won the U-16 boys’ singles title after his opponent Pranav Khanal retired hurt with the match evenly poised at...

Netherlands down England to reach Women’s Euro final

August 04, 2017 Host nation Netherlands swept England aside 3-0 on Thursday to reach their first Women’s European Championship final and set up a showpiece encounter against Denmark. The Dutch took the lead in the 22nd minute as Vivianne Miedema rose to head home Jackie Groenen’s pinpoint cross from the right wing, as England struggled in the absence of influential midfielder Jill Scott due to suspension. England went close to equalising minutes later but Netherlands captain Sherida Spitse turned...

Spiker Mali gets sponsorship

Aug 3, 2017- Nepali national women’s volleyball team star Pratibha Mali on Tuesday was named the brand ambassador by the newly launched sports apparel producer Sahas Sports. Sahas, which was formally launched in Kathmandu on Tuesday, also sponsored the women’s volleyball team of New Diamond Academy (NDA). As per the deal Mali, the national team spiker and NDA captain, will get Rs 120,000 in cash as well as sports gears worth Rs 50,000 for the next one year. NDA...

Nepal looses opportunity to play in ICC U-19 after being defeated by Afghanistan

Kathmandu, July 25: Nepal’s desire to play in ICC U-19 World Cup Cricket ends after facing the defeat with Afghanistan on Tuesday. Nepal lost the match by 96 runs. During the match played in Singapore today, Afghanistan posted a target of 196 runs. In reply, Nepal were packed up in 40.3 over by scoring just 99 runs. With the defeat, Nepal were limited in eight points while Afghanistan accumulated 12 points and have been qualified for the World Cup...

Open Golf Championship-2017 to start from Saturday

Kathmandu, July 5: The Royal Golf Club (RGC) is going to organize Open Golf Championship-2017 from upcoming Saturday in the capital city. More than 100 amateur golfers will contest in the one-day event, according to the organizers. At a press conference organized here today, RGC Chairperson Rabindraman Shrestha said that the participants will compete in various categories as male, female, junior and senior among others. The winners will take home trophies as well as gift hampers. The match will...

NA organizes three international standard marathon

Malekhu (Dhading), July 3: The Nepalese Army has organized three international standard marathons among various adventure sports. These marathons were held from Baireni up to Jogimara in Dhading district on July 1. The three marathons comprise 6.1 kilometres running, 26 kilometres cycling and 11 kilometres rafting. These marathons come under the various adventure sports events that the Army has been organizing. A total of 48 athletes including those from the Tribhuvan Army Club, the American Army, the Bangladesh Army,...

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