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  • 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.

    18th Men’s and 9th Women’s National Handball Championship from Jan 1

    Pokhara, Dec 27 : 18th Men’s and 9th Women’s National Handball Championship under National Sports Council Cup is going to be held at Pokhara Stadium from January 1-4. At a news conference organized here today, Central Chairperson of Nepal Handball Association, Tej Gurung, said that male and female teams from all five development regions, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army would participate in the Championship. District Handball Association, Kaski, is organizing the Championship under auspicious of Nepal Handball Association...

    EPL: Bhairahawa Gladiators reach qualifiers after defeating Chitwan Tigers

    Kathmandu, December 26 Bhairahawa Gladiators have become the third team to reach the qualifiers of ongoing Everest Premier League as they defeated Chitwan Tigers by four wickets in the match held today. The result also meants that Pokhara Rhinos’ elimination has been certain though they are yet to play a game in the group stage–against Lalitpur Patriots. In the match held at the TU cricket stadium in Kirtipur of the capital, Gladiators met the target of 88 runs at...

    Volley ball tournament from tomorrow

    Pokhara, Dec 25 : The 21st women’s and 31st men’s national volleyball tournament is beginning here from tomorrow. The tournament to run until December 29 is organised by the Nepal Volley Ball Association with the support of Nepal Sports Council and the Western Region Volley Ball Association. A total of 8 teams including from western, central, far western, mid western and eastern region, and the three departmental teams comprising the Nepal Police, Armed Police and the Nepal Army are...

    EPL: Bhairahawa Gladiators register second win

    Kathmandu, December 21 Sharad Vesawkar’s Bhairahawa Gladiators on Thursday registered the second win in the match played against Lalitpur Patriots of Gyanendra Malla under the Everest Premier League. Batsman Krishna Karki’s four led Gladiators to the four-wicket victory. Gladiators achieved the target of 142 runs at the loss of six wickets in 19.5 overs. Rohit Kumar Paudel made the ground for the team’s victory with five fours and one six in 11 balls. Earlier in the first innings, Patriots...

    Pokhara Rhinos beat Chitwan Tigers in EPL

    Kathmandu, Dec 19 (RSS): Pokhara Rhinos have beaten the Chitwan Tigers in the match played under the Everest Premier League cricket championship today. The match was played at the TU International Cricket ground in Kirtipur. Pokhara Rhinos registered their first win in the EPL trouncing Chitwan Tigers by 10 wickets. Pakistani player Isharullah contributed the largest number of runs to sail Pokhara to victory. He collected 61 runs. He hit six sixes and one four in 52 balls while...

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