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NA's Rimal wins Safal Pokhara International Marathon

Nepali Army's Hari Kumar Rimal has won the title of 13th season of Safal Pokhara International Marathon. The event organised by the Ex- Sportspersons Forum Nepal, he completed the race clocking 2 hours 40 minutes and10 seconds. With the victory, he received a cash prize of Rs 100 thousand. 

by RSS | Feb 19
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ICC Women World Cup Qualifier: Nepal eyes Global Qualifier

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Women Asia Qualifier games are kicking off in Thailand from tomorrow. The competitions under this qualifier are the initial steps for the Asian countries towards the T-20 World Cup to be held in 2020 and the 50-overs World Cup being organised in 2021. Seven countries from Asia are participating in the qualifier.

by RSS | Feb 18
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Rupandehi 11 meets Sunsari 11

Rupandehi eleven is playing Sunsari eleven in the match to be held here today under the Tilottama Gold Cup football tournament. The 29th edition of the tournament kicked off at the ANFA Academy Centre ground in Devinagar on Saturday. Mayor of Butwal Sub-metropolis Shiva Raj Subedi had inaugurated the tournament. 

by RSS | Feb 17
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Nepal to take on Myanmar for title

Nepal has entered into the final of Hero Gold Cup Women Football. Nepal reached to the final of the tournament with Myanmar defeating India in the final match of league round of the tournament underway in India. Keeping its winning streak unbeaten, Myanmar remained atop with nine points while Nepal secured six points from three games.

by RSS | Feb 14
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'Bhojpur Trail Race' on February 16

The fourth 'Bhojpur Trail Race' is to kick off here from February 16. The 36-km-long marathon that will convene from the birthplace of Meera Rai (Sanodungma Secondary School of Pauwadungma Rural Municipality) will conclude at Martyr Park of Bhojpur headquarters, the Rimachung Education and Sports Academy Bhojpur informed. 

by RSS | Feb 11
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National volley ball tournament from Feb 14

A national men's volleyball tournament is to be held in Pratappur rural municipality of west Nawalparasi from coming February 14 to 16. The tournament is being hosted by the rural municipality. National volleyball clubs including the Nepal Army club and Nepali Police club, and a club from neigbouring India are competing in the event.

by RSS | Feb 10
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DPL winner to be awarded Rs 3 million

Come February 9 and the country's cricket league with the highest cash prize - Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) - will open its pitch for cricketers among whom the winners will take home Rs 3 million. According to Dhangadhi Cricket Academy President Subash Shahi, the cash prize of the franchise event was Rs 6 million

by RSS | Feb 07
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Nepal wins bronze in World Para Taekwondo Championship

Nepal’s Bikram Shrestha has won the bronze medal in the eighth World Para Taekwondo Championship- 2019 in Turkey. In the competition held this morning, Shrestha beat a Morocco rival to win the medal towards one Poomsae under the P-32 male genre, said coach Kabiraj Negi Lama. Russia won the gold and the silver was clinched by Croatia. 

by RSS | Feb 06
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NCP chair Dahal congratulates Nepali cricket team

Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has congratulated the Nepali cricket team for its ‘outstanding’ achievements in international cricket tournaments. During his meeting today with the squad at his Khumaltar-based residence, the former Prime Minister said the team took the country’s position to a new height through their historic achievements.

by RSS | Feb 05
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Cabinet to honour Nepali cricketers with cash prize

A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Monday decided to honour the Nepali cricket team who returned home with the series victory in the recent one day international and the T-20 international against the UAE with a cash prize of Rs 500,000 each. 

by RSS | Feb 05
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Jonty Rhodes appointed goodwill ambassador for DPL cricket tournament

South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has been appointed a goodwill ambassador for the third edition of upcoming Dhangadhi Premier League cricket tournament. The induction of the world popular player may draw the attention of the International Cricket Council and the world's cricket fraternity alike, and will add the match's charm and value,

by RSS | Jan 30
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Nepal makes it to ODI ranking

Nepal for the first time in its history has been incorporated in the International Cricket Council's one-day international rankings. The achievement followed Nepal's victory in the second ODI series. Nepal beat the hosts United Arab Emirates by 2-1 in three matches of the series. Nepal on Monday won the third and final one-day by defeating the UAE by four wickets.

by RSS | Jan 29
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Prize money of Aaha Rara Goldcup increased

The prize money of the Aaha Rara Gold Cup, a popular football tournament held here annually, has been increased. The winner of the 17th edition of the tournament will walk home with Rs. 801,000 while the runner-up will win Rs. 401,000 in cash. The tournament is organised by the Sahara Club

by RSS | Jan 27
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Dhangadhi Premier League gets ICC status

Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has been granted the International Cricket Council status. "The tournament has got the ICC status. This has opened the door for DPL to induct international players," said Subas Shahi, President of the Dhangadhi Cricket Academy. Following this, ICC has informed all member states of DPL being granted ICC status.

by RSS | Jan 24
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Parallel committees of gymnastics association unite

Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma has said that two parallel associations of a sport cannot exist at a time. At a programme organized in the capital city on Wednesday to congratulate the newly formed office bearers of Nepal Gymnastics Association, Minister Bishwakarma said that the ministry

by RSS | Jan 24
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Nepali cricket team leaving for UAE today

The national cricket team, going to participate in one-day cricket and T-20 series in the United Arab Emirates from January 25 to February 3, has been bade farewell today. Member-Secretary of National Sports Council, Keshav Kumar Bista, bade farewell to the team, wishing for its success. Nepal will play three one-day cricket and three T-20 series with UAE.

by RSS | Jan 22
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AFC U-23 qualifier:Nepal to take on Oman in first match

Nepal and Oman are contesting in the first game of the qualifier round of the AFC U-23 Football Championship to be held in Thailand in 2020. As per the tie-sheet made public last night by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Nepal which is in Group ‘A’ of the championship will play against

by RSS | Jan 21
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Nepal sails to finals in Women’s T-20 Smash Cricket Tournament

Nepal has entered the finals of the Thailand Women’s T-20 Smash Cricket Championship, defeating Indonesia by 92 runs in the semi-final. Indonesia, which was chasing a target of 120 runs, was all out just at 27 runs. Except opener Ulia, who made the highest 13 runs for Indonesia, other Indonesian players could not make double-digit runs.

by RSS | Jan 18
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Nepal playing against Indonesia in Women's T20 Smash semi-final

Nepal is taking on Indonesia tomorrow in semifinal of the ongoing Women's T20 Smash-2019 in Thailand. The match will be played at the Terdthai Cricket Ground in Bangkok. Nepal made it to semifinal by registering its four consecutive wins becoming group winner. Indonesia is runner-up of Group 'B'. Nepal won over China in its first match, Malaysia in second

by RSS | Jan 17
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Nepal makes it to semifinal of Women's T20 Smash cricket

Nepal entered semifinal by beating hosts Thailand by nine wickets in its fourth and final group phase match of the ongoing Women's T20 Smash cricket tournament at Bangkok-based Terdthai Cricket Ground today. With this, Nepal so far registered four consecutive wins in the competition. Batting first, Thailand was restricted to only 19 runs. Chasing out the paltry 20 runs target,

by RSS | Jan 16