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Asian Games: Nepal competing in 9 games today

Nepal is contesting in nine games today in the 18th Asian Games that kicked off in Indonesia on Saturday. Nepali athletes will be taking part in the Taekwando, Wrestling, Football, Badminton, Wushu, Lawn Tennis, Kabbadi, Shooting and Sepak Takraw, according to training director at the National Sports Council Rim Bahadur Ranabhat. Nepal is competing in 29 of the 40

by RSS | Today, 11:40 AM
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ANFA adopts federal structure

The 17th extraordinary general meeting of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has decided to adopt a federal structure for the Association. Accordingly, a 15-member ad hoc committee will be formed in all the seven provinces and leadership handed over after holding general assembly within the next six months. The central committee will form the ad hoc committee.

by RSS | Aug 16
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Nepal competing in 29 games in Asian Games

Nepal is competing in 29 game categories being played under the 18th edition of the Asian Games, 2018. The 18th Asian Games is being organized in Indonesia from August 17 to September 2, said the National Sports Council at a press meet on Wednesday.

by RSS | Aug 16
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ANFA special AGM in Sauraha; focus on statute amendment

The special annual general meeting of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) kicks off in Sauraha of Chitwan today. The general assembly is to be zeroed in on amendment to its statute. Though the National Sports Council (NSC) has directed to remove the agenda of amendment from the list, the association is not likely to completely adhere

by RSS | Aug 15
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Nepal enters semi-final

Despite a loss to Bangladesh in its second match under SAFF U-15 Women Football Championship in Bhutan on Monday, Nepal has entered the semi-final. Nepal lost to Bangladesh by 0-3 in the match. SAFF U-15 Championship Women Football is taking place at Thimphu, Bhutan. Nepal had won its first match against Pakistan with a 4-0 margin on Saturday.

by RSS | Aug 14
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Nepali cricketers in ICC ranking

Immediately following the participation in the first One Day International (ODI), Nepali cricketers are availing of being acknowledged in the ICC ranking. According to the ranking unveiled by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday, Nepali cricketers Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami and Gyanendra Malla have been enlisted for assessment.

by RSS | Aug 14
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SAFF Women's Championship: Nepal defeats Pakistan 4-0

Nepal thrashed Pakistan 4-0 in the second edition of South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Women's Championship underway in Bhutan. Nepal started with strong performance against Pakistan right from the beginning, with a goal from Anuska Sherpa in the seventh minute. Sabita Ranamagar followed Sherpa with another goal in the 13rd minute. Ranamagar netted the goal

by RSS | Aug 12
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Jumla athletes to compete in international marathon

Athletes from Jumla are going to take part in the 4th Mount Abu International Marathon to be held in Rajasthan of India. Sunmaya Budha, Rammaya Budha, Sita Neupane and Naresh Budha are taking part in the marathon that begins on August 19, according to chair of Karnali Sports Club Jumla Saroj Shahi.

by RSS | Aug 12
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2nd Panchpokhari half marathon on August 26

The 2nd Panchpokhari Half Marathon is taking place from August 26. At a press conference organized here today, the Panchpokhari Half Marathon Organizing Committee informed that the half marathon will cover a distance of 24 kilometres from Thaipal Panchpokhari to Raithaneswori Temple of Sindhupalchowk with the slogan of 'Sports for Tourism Promotion'.

by RSS | Aug 10
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Nepal playing second practice game today

The youth national football team which is undergoing training in Thailand in preparation for the Asian Games is playing a practice match with the Thai Under-23 team today. The match is being played at Thammasat University ground, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) stated. Earlier, the Nepali youth team lost to the Police Terro Club team of Thailand

by RSS | Aug 10
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U-15 SAFF Championship Football from today

India and Sri Lanka are facing each other in an inaugural game of the U-15 SAFF Championship Women Football, kicking off here from today. The match is taking place at Thimphu-based Changlimithang Stadium at 4:00 pm local time. Both the teams are in Group A. This is the second edition of the Championship.

by RSS | Aug 09
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SAFF U-15 Women's championship kicks off Thursday

The SAFF U-15 women's championship begins here on Thursday. This is the second edition of the tournament organised by the South Asian Football Federation. India will play Sri Lanka in the inaugural game while the second match will be placed between Bangladesh and Pakistan. Nepal will play its first match against Pakistan on August 11.

by RSS | Aug 09
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SAFF U-15 women football team leaves for Bhutan

A 32-member women's football team left here today for Bhutan to play in the Second U-15 SAFF Championship Women Football. The team comprises 23 players, three coaches, five officials and one sports journalist. Nepal is placed in Group B of the Championship which kicks off on August 9 and concludes on August 18.

by RSS | Aug 07
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Nepali National Cricket team returns home

Nepali National Cricket Team, which played historical ODI cricket series against Netherlands, has returned home this morning. Talking to media persons at Tribhuvan International Airport, Captain Paras Khadka said that Nepal's performance was good in the one-day series with Netherlands. He expressed the belief that they would perform very well in the Asia Cup

by RSS | Aug 06
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Nepal to take part in qualifying for 2020 Olympics

Nepal has been grouped together with India, Bangladesh and Myanmar in the qualifying games for the women's football category in the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, Japan. The first round of the Asian qualifying for Nepal will begin on coming November 8 with a game against India, according to calendar released on Saturday.

by RSS | Aug 05
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Nepal loss debut ODI match to Netherlands

Nepal lost its first-ever One Day International (ODI) by 55 runs against the Netherlands, the host country. Despite brilliant performance of Vice-Captain Gyanendra Malla, Nepal could not avoid the loss in its maiden ODI match. Put to the batting first in its home ground, the Netherlands had gathered 189 runs in 47.4-overs at the loss of all wickets.

by RSS | Aug 02
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Nepal's first ODI kicks off

The first one-day international (ODI) cricket match of Nepal has just begun in the Netherlands today. Nepal is playing the host at the VRA ground in Amstelveen of the Netherlands. The host has opted for batting after winning the toss. Nepal achieved the ODI status after finishing second in the ICC World Cricket League Division II competition in early April

by RSS | Aug 01
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Nepal to play one-day match against Netherlands on Wednesday

Nepali cricket team will play its one-day match against Netherlands in Netherlands at VRA Cricket Ground in Amstelveen on Wednesday. The match will start at 2:45 (Nepali time), said the Cricket Association of Nepal. Nepal got the one-day international status after it won over Papua New Guinea in the seventh place playoff semi-final

by RSS | Aug 01
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Nepal beat MCC by nine wickets

Nepal won the cricket match against the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) by nine wickets held today at the Lord's Cricket Ground in the UK. In the match played under the Triangular Twenty-20 series, Nepal had chosen fielding by winning the toss. MCC made 40 runs by losing 4 wickets in 6 overs while Nepal achieved 41 runs losing one

by RSS | Jul 30
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Int badminton competition kicks off

'Annapurna Post' International Corporate Badminton Competition' has kicked off in the capital from today. Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma and Chairperson of the Annapurna Media Network Rameshwor Thapa jointly inaugurated the fourth edition of the competition by playing badminton against each other at the National Sport Council's Covered Hall.

by RSS | Jul 23