Nepal posts 181-run target for Pakistan

March 27, 2017: Nepal posted a target of 181 runs before Pakistan in a match held today under the ACC Emerging Teams Cup of Cricket Tournament. Nepal, which was sent to bat first after losing the toss, made 180 runs in 50 overs at the loss of nine wickets. The match is underway at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Academy ground in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Sunil Dhamala and Sharad Vesawkar led the innings for the Nepali team as captain Gyanendra...

Judo school getting new building

March 20, 2017: Judo Primary school based at Kumarkhod-6 of Jhapa district is getting a new building very soon. Member secretary at the National Sports Council Keshav Kumar Bista laid the foundation stone for the same on Sunday. The school is the first one in this field where Judo training is imparted to the students along with other regular classes. The School Management Committee chair Shankar Thapa shared that there are 400 students in the school but it is...

Chaitrastami Football Cup next week

March 20, 2017: The Chaitrastami Football Cup is being held beginning next week on the occasion of Chaitrastami festival. The tournament will kick off on March 29 at the local Bangechaur field with the participation of 15 teams. The Chaitrastami Mela Management Committee is organizing the event. The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 40,000 along with medals and certificates while the first-runner up will take home Rs 20,000, according to Committee’s Chief Coordinator, Raju...

ICC world league cricket championship- Nepal gets 156-run target

March 13, 2017: Nepal has 156-run target to accomplish in a do or die match against Kenya in their second game under the ICC World League Cricket Championship underway at the TU cricket ground at Kirtipur. Kenya, who were sent to bat first after losing the toss, made 155 runs losing all their wickets in 46.1 overs. Sharad Bheswakar of Nepal took four significant wickets to limit the visitors, Kenya, to an ordinary score. He conceded 28 runs while...

National men’s indoor hockey tournnament to be held

March 9: The King Khan National Men’s Hockey tournament is to be held here on coming March 18. Eight teams including one team from the United Arab Emirates are competing in the event to be hosted jointly by Kathmandu Hockey Club and Nepal Hockey Association. The day-long tournament will be held on a league-cum-knockout basis at the covered hall of National Sports Council, according to the Club’s Chair Rajendra Pathak. Hockey clubs from Birgunj, Kathmandu, Makwanpur, Janakpur, Pokhara, the...

Fourth National Badminton Tournament to hold on March

Feb 26, 2017: The Fourth National Badminton Competition is set to be held in Beni, the district headquarters of Myagdi, from March 23 to 25. The tournament is being held by Gangata Youth Club of Kathmandu in collaboration with Myagdi’s youths. The Club held a press conference in Beni and stated that preparations for the tournament, which will engage commercial and departmental teams, were in full swing. Club’s Chairman Ramesh Pun said the tournament is being held in Myagdi...

Morang wins over Kathmandu by 66 runs

Feb 5, 2017- Morang crushed Kathmandu by 66 runs to claim the eighth National Deaf Cricket Tournament at the Pulchowk Engineering College grounds on Saturday. In the final match, notable contributions from the top order steered Morang to 128-4 in 20 overs after they elected to bat first. Kathmandu, in reply, were skittled out for just 62 runs in 13 overs after Lalan Chaudhary wreaked havoc. Chaudhary returned the figures of 4-21 from four overs as Kathmandu failed to...

Tamang siblings win doubles title

Kathmandu, February 1 Tribhuvan Army Club pair of Nangshal Devi Tamang and Ratnajit Tamang won the mixed doubles title of the 13th Nationwide Krishnamohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament here at the Nepal APF Club covered hall on Wednesday. The Tamang siblings defeated Nepal APF duo Indra Bahadur Mahata and Puja Shrestha 21-16, 21-13 in the final. Meanwhile, Ratnajit advanced to the men’s singles final along with his teammate Nabin Shrestha. Tamang saw off APF’s Prince Dahal 21-10, 21-14, while...

Nepal win over Sri Lanka 1-0 to make 3 in row

KATHMANDU: Nepal ended the group stage of the SAFF Women’s Championship with all three victories as they defeated Sri Lanka 1-0, in Siliguri of India on Friday. Sapana Lama had scored the decisive goal for Nepal’s favour in the 87th minute. Earlier, Nepal had edged Bhutan 8-0 and the Maldives 9-0 on Monday and Wednesday respectively.

Madrid’s Vazquez and Kovacic sidelined by injuries

MADRID: Real Madrid says forward Lucas Vazquez and midfielder Mateo Kovacic will be sidelined for an undetermined period because of injuries sustained during the Club World Cup. Madrid issued the medical reports on Thursday, 11 days after the team defeated Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 in added time in the tournament final. It says Vazquez has a muscle injury in his right leg, while Kovacic twisted a ligament in his left ankle. Vazquez played 81 minutes of the December...

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