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  • Logo, mascot, theme and official song for eighth national games released

    Khajura, Banke, Feb 21 (RSS): The National Sports Council (NSC) has unveiled a logo mascot, official song and slogan for the eighth National Games scheduled to be held late this year (November-December) in Nepalgunj. An elephant calf has been chosen as the games mascot while the “eighth games in our province, sweat and toil in own country” is the official theme. NSC member secretary Keshab Kumar Bista released the logo, mascot, song and slogan for the games amidst a...

    Cricketers to get Rs 300,000 each

    Kathmandu, Feb 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has announced to provide Rs 300,000 each to the team members of the national cricket team. Felicitating the cricketers at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar yesterday, the PM announced the cash prize to the Nepali cricketers and coaches for their outstanding performance in the recently held ICC World Cricket League Competition organized in Namibia. The amount would be handed over to the cricketers on coming Friday. The Nepali players are...

    Nepal to face host Zimbabwe in ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018

    Kathmandu, Feb 16 (RSS): Nepal which reached the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 scheduled for March 4 in Zimbabwe after securing a wicket win against Canada on Wednesday in the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 championship will take on host Zimbabwe in the first match. According to a tie-sheet made public today by the ICC, Nepal will face Zimbabwe on March 4, Scotland on March 8, Afghanistan on March 10 and Hong Kong on March 12. Nepal...

    Prime Minister Women Volleyball Tournament kicks off in Nepalgunj

    Nepalgunj, Feb 15 : The Prime Minister Cup Women Volleyball Tournament kicked off here from today. The tournament organised by the District Volleyball Association, Bara will run till February 19. Seven teams from home and India and Bangladesh are taking part in the event. Miss Nepal Nikita Chandak was there to inaugurate the match.

    ICC World Cricket: Nepal beats Namibia

    Kathmandu, Feb 9: Nepal defeated Namibia under the ICC World Cricket League Division- 2. In the inaugural match played in Namibia, Nepal beat Namibia by one wicket. Losing the toss, Namibia batted first, posing a target of 139 runs before Nepal. In response, Nepal secured the target with the loss of 9 wickets at 49.2 overs. To ensure Nepal’s victory, batsman Gyanendra Malla made 15 runs while captain ParasKhadka 19. It was Sharad Bheswkar to make the highest runs-...

    International wrestling competition kicks off

    Jitpur, Kapilvastu, Feb 2 : An international wrestling championship has kicked off here since Thursday. The three-day event titled ‘Birat Aantarashtriya Kusti (Dangal) Pratiyogita’ is organised by Suddhodhan rural municipality. The wrestling competition is organised with the objective of promoting local wrestlers as well as expanding friendship between the wrestling players of Nepal and India, said Bhagirathi Yadav, president of the Pratiyogita organising committee. Ten wrestlers competed on Thursday, the first day of the championship. Players from Nawalparasi, Pokhara...

    Will lift suspension if CAN statute is amended again: ICC

    Kathmandu, January 29 The International Cricket Council has hinted that it may lift the suspension imposed on Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) if an advisory committee formed to solve problems facing the national cricket  agrees to amend CAN’s new statute. ICC Vice-Chairman Imran Hamid Khwaja says the international cricket governing body may end the nearly three-year-long suspension from its general assembly scheduled for June this year if the statue is amended before that. Khwaja is currently in Nepal in...

    Sandip to become the first Nepali cricketer to play IPL

    Kathmandu, Jan 28 (RSS): Leg spinner of National Cricket Team Sandip Lamichhane has been selected to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Lamichhane was bought by the Delhi Daredevils team in the auction that took today place for the 11th edition of the League. He was bought for a base price of 2 million Indian rupees. The 17-year-old will hence become the first Nepali cricketer to feature in the League that draws leading cricketers from all around the...

    Khukuri T-20 Cricket Championship starting from Jan 24

    Kathmandu, Jan 22 (RSS): The Second Khukuri Challenge T-20 Cup Cricket Championship is starting from this week. The championship being organised by Khukuri ENT will be held from January 24 to February 17. The matches under the championship would be held at the international cricket ground at Kirtipur and the Mulpani cricket ground. All the preparations for the championship have been made, said Binaya Bikram Thapa, Chairman of ENT, the championship organising body, at a news conference here on...

    Biratnagar Warriors lift EPL trophy after one-run victory

    Kathmandu,Dec 31:The Himalayan Times lead story for the day says Paras Khadka-led Biratnagar Warriors defeated Bhairahawa Gladiators by one run to lift the trophy of Everest Premier League. Bhairahawa Gladiators were one run short to meet the target of 150 runs.

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