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Nepal’s dream of playing2020 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup shattered

Nepal’s aim of playing the 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup has been shattered after United Arab Emirates defeated Oman by 10 wickets in today’s match of the ongoing ICC U19 World Cup Qualifier Asia 2019 in Malaysia. Nepal’s win over Kuwait in today’s match and UAE’s lose against Oman were needed

by RSS | Apr 18
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8th National Games:sports infrastructure development in full swing in Banke

Well-equipped sports infrastructures have been developed in Banke at the investment of Rs 480 million in view of the 8th National Games. Among the sports infrastructures recently developed include sophisticated football ground, swimming pool, covered hall, weight lifting academy, shooting range, and athletics track, judo hall, international cricket ground and volleyball stadium.

by RSS | Apr 18
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Nepal defeats Oman by 150 runs

Nepal defeated Oman by 150 runs in fourth match under ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier held at Selangor Truf Club of Malaysia today.Invited to bat first after losing the toss, Nepal made 229 runs in 43.2 overs by losing all wickets. In response, Oman was limited to 79 runs in 44.1 overs losing all wickets.

by RSS | Apr 16
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Nepal beats Malaysia in ICCU-19 One Day World Cup Qualifier

Nepal has defeated Malaysia in the third match held under the ICC U-19 One Day World Cup, Asia Qualifier Championship underway in Malaysia. In the match held at the Bayuemas Oval cricket pitch in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today, Nepal trounced the hosts by eight wickets. This is Nepal's second victory after playing three matches.

by RSS | Apr 15
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Second series of KPL from April 25

The second series of Karnali Premium League (KPL) is taking place from April 25. The Karnali Cricket Academy is organising the championship at Kalunchowk Cricket Ground at Birendranagar. Academy Chair Jeevan Shahi said that Tribhuvan Army Club, Nepal Police Armed Police Force, Karnali Cricket Academy,

by RSS | Apr 11
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Eighth National Games: five competitions begin today,

Five sports competitions under the eighth National Games begin today. However, the national sports event will be formally inaugurated on coming April 18. According to the National Sports Council (NSC), competitions taking relatively longer time have begun from today.

by RSS | Apr 10
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Gurung and Budhamagar win titles of Pike-Demba half marathon

Bhim Bahadur Gurung of Gorkha and Humi Budhimagar of Pyuthan won the titles of 'Pike-Demba Half Marathon', which was held in Okhaldhunga in an altitude of around 4,200 metres. In the half marathon from Pike of Solukhumbu to Khijifalate of Okhaldhunga, Gurung and Budhamagar clinched the titles towards male and female categories.

by RSS | Apr 09
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XIII South Asian Games will be held on set date:

The date fixed for organising the South Asian Games (SAG)-2019 should not be deferred anymore, an official of the Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) has said.The XIII SAG has been scheduled to be held from December 1 to 10 in Nepal.NOC president and member of the House of Representatives, Jeevan Ram Shrestha,

by RSS | Apr 05
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World Cup Futsal: Nepal defeated in all three matches

Nepal's performance in the ongoing 12th edition of the World Cup Futsal underway in Argentina has remained dismal so far.Nepal conceded 1-11 defeat to Catlonia in the final game of the group round on Thursday night. The only goal for Nepal came from Sujan Balami.

by RSS | Apr 05
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Prez Bhandari to inaugurate 8th National Games

President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to inaugurate the Eighth National Games on April 18. President Bhandari would inaugurate the National games at Nepalgunj Stadium amidst a programme on April 18. The National Games is taking place in State -5 from April 5-24, according to the National Sports Council.

by RSS | Apr 04
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Nepal and Myanmar to meet in 2nd round Olympic qualifiermatch

Nepal will take on Myanmar in the second round match under the Olympic Qualifier Football Championship taking place in Myanmar at 5 pm Nepal time today. Addressing a pre-match news conference, Nepali team coach Hari Khadka said that Nepl would be playing today for a win or a draw.

by RSS | Apr 03
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Health workers' team to reach out to storm survivors

A team comprising doctors and health workers will be dispatched to the districts hit by a massive storm killing at least 27 people and injuring scores others, said Chitwan district administration office. Preparations were underway to send the 35-member team from Chitwan Medical College alongside medicines, said chief district officer Jitendra Basnet.

by RSS | Apr 01
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Eighth National Games: 5,211 athletes competing for 1,307 medals

A total of 5,211 athletes are competing for 1,307 medals in the eighth National Games taking place at different places of state 5 from coming April 18. The National Sports Council (NSC) informed that 5,211 athletes were participating in 35 games in a week long championship. Of them, 2,825 are men and 2,386 women athletes. 

by RSS | Mar 31
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IAAF warns NAA of its suspension

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has warned the Nepal Athletics Association (NAA) of its suspension, citing NAA's violation of the IAAF statute by failing to hold its elections on time. The warning was made through the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Nepal. "The NAA violated the IAAF statute by not conducting its elections on time.

by RSS | Mar 27
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Sujan bags bronze in Asian Cities Taekwondo Championship

Sujan Gurung has won a bronze medal for Nepal in the Asian Cities Taekwondo Championship. The championship is held at Kowloon Sports Park Centre in Hong Kong. Gurung bagged the bronze towards 'fight' category of the championship, the Nepali team manager Kumar Lama Ghising said. 

by RSS | Mar 26
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Nepal lost to Qatar in AFC U-23 Championship

Nepal made second consecutive defeat and left out from the qualifying round of Asian Football Confederation (AFC)'s U-23 Football Championship. Qatar outshined Nepal 5-0 in the football tournament held at Sports City Centre in Doha of Qatar last night. Nepal's hope to go through qualifying round from Gourp 'A' has dented with the loss.

by RSS | Mar 25
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ANFA announces Rs 100,000 prize to women SAFF football players

All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced a prize of Rs 100,000 to each player of the Nepali football team who played in the Fifth SAFF Football Championship. ANFA spokesman Kiran Rai made the announcement at a press conference held at the conclusion of the 18th annual general meeting of ANFA in Biratnagar on Saturday.

by RSS | Mar 24
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State-1 govt declares to award Nepali team

The State-1 government has announced that it would provide Rs 200 thousand to each player if the Nepali national team if it won the Fifth SAFF Women Football Championship held for the first time in the country. The State-1 Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers today decided this, Chief Minister's press advisor Dhruba Subedi said. 

by RSS | Mar 22
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Nepal-Kuwait playing friendship match after 19 years

Nepali national men's football team is playing an international friendship match with Kuwati today. It is the first match after Johan Kalin became the lead coach of Nepali team. The game is being played in Kuwait. Before the game, lead coach Kalin informed at the press meet that the match would be an important event.

by RSS | Mar 21
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SAFF Football: Final match between Nepal and India on Friday

Nepal and India will face each other in final match of the 5th Women SAFF Championship. Hosts Nepal and India made it to the final with convincing wins in the semi-finals held at the Sahid Stadium in Biratnagar today.

by RSS | Mar 21