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Jumla-Rara Ultra Marathon 2018 slated for July 11

The Jumla-Rara Ultra Marathon 2018 is kicking off from Jumla on July 11. The national level marathon is being organised by the Karnali Sports Club, Jumla. The marathon run is organised with the objective of promoting sports and tourism in Karnali region, Club president Saroj Shahi said. The marathon will cover 49 kilometres distance

by RSS | Jun 24
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Palpa to organize First Int'l Skating Festival

In order to spread the skating sports across the country by encouraging the youth, the first international level 'Skating Festival' is to be held in Palpa of Province No. 5 from 19 June. Players of skating from the Maldives, India and other countries would also attend the three-day-long festival and the skating would be held on 21 June. 

by RSS | Jun 12
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5 Nepali footballers accused of match-fixing now set free

The Special Court today has acquitted five former footballers accused of match-fixing in national and international games and their alleged nexus with bookies. The members of Nepal national football team — Captain Sagar Thapa, vice-captain Sandip Rai, goalkeeper Ritesh Thapa, former national defender Bikash Singh Chhetri, and former national player and former coach of Three Star Club Anjan KC ...

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Tansen Bazar closed,mourning deaths of 14 in Humin bus accident

The Tansen Bazar in Palpa was closed today to mourn the fatal bus accident occurred at Humin of Rambha Rural Municipality last Friday, killing 14 people. The local business community decided to close their business on their own will, aggrieving the losses of valuable lives in the accident. Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Mohan Prasad Shrestha

by RSS | Jun 03
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ICC includes Nepal for ODI teams ranking

Nepal has been included in the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s ranking for one day international (ODI) teams. According to the ICC, the Netherlands, Scotland and the United Arab Emirates including Nepal have been included in the ODI ranking teams effective from today. With this decision, the number of countries in the ICC ODI teams has reached 16.

by RSS | Jun 01
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First IME JTI Grand Junior Open Lane Tennis Tournament concludes

The First female Grand Junior Open Lane Tennis competition which started on Sunday has concluded on Saturday at Mandikatar Tennis Court. A total of 93 participants were present in the competition. Out of which, 40 were females and 53 were males. This competition was held with the help of All Nepal Lawn Tennis Association (ANLTA).

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Wrestlers selected for Asian Games

The wrestlers to represent Nepal in the 18th Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from coming August 18 to September 2 have been selected. Three men wrestlers have been selected for the games. They were selected from a qualifying competition held at the International Sports Arena in Satdobato.

by RSS | May 10
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Puspalal memorial badminton from May 9

The 7th Yonex Sunrise National Badminton tournament is to be held here from coming May 9. More than 400 athletes will be competing in the event in various categories in the competition to be organised jointly by Nepal Sports Federation and Nepal Badminton Association.

by RSS | May 03
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Dunai Cobra emerge victorious in ‘Dunai Premier League’

The Dunai Cobra has won the title of Dunai Premier League Cricket, defeating District Police Team by 27 runs. Altogether four teams had participated in the fifth edition of the Dunai Premier League Cricket held in Dunai of Dolpa. The winner team collected Rs 30,000 in cash while runner-up got Rs 10,000.

by RSS | May 02
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U16 Cricket Tournament Updates

Province 7 and Province 2 defeated Province 1 and Province 3, respectively, in different matches played in the Kirtipur-based Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground on Tuesday. With the sins, Province 7 and Province 2 have entered into final of the 1st Manamohan Memorial U16 National Cricket Tournament.

by RSS | May 02
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Langtang hosting international marathon on May 19

An international marathon race is to be organized along the Langtang Trekking Route coming May 19. According to event organizer Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN)'s media coordinator Gopal Shrestha, the 42-kilometer race shall be organized from Kyangjen to Syafrubesi. The objective of the event sends a message to the world that Langtang is safe

by RSS | May 01
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Two-day eastern regional table tennis tournament concludes

The two – day eastern regional table tennis tournament held at the covered hall in Bokse are of Gaighat concluded on Wednesday. The athletes of Sunsari have won in both the double and single events, according to Eastern Sports Development Committee. A total of 70 athletes from Udayapur, Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Ilam, Paanchthar, Taplejung, Terhathum, Sankhuwasabha, and Saptari

by RSS | Apr 26
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Dangali Gorkhas win Nepalgunj Cup

The NIC Asia Dangali Gorkhas have won the Aashirwad Paints Nepalgunj Cup after 8 wicket victory against Pappu Construction Rolpa Gorkhalis in the final held on Wednesday. The Dangali Gorkhas have won Rs 111,000 in cash prize along with a trophy while the first-runner up took home Rs 60,000.

by RSS | Apr 26
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Mai Valley Gold Cup: TAC into semi-final

Tribhuvan Army Club has booked a place in the semi-finals of the 4th international invitational Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament. In the quarter-final match held here today, TAC defeated Sikkim United 3-1 to join the last four. A three-star club, Kathmandu will face Nepal Police in the match to be held on Thursday.

by RSS | Apr 26
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India clinches 8th South Asian Judo Championship

India has clinched the 8th South Asian Judo Championship title, winning both the women's and men's events. The championship concluded on Monday. The Indian men's team defeated Pakistan 3-2 in the final to win the gold medal. Similarly, India beat Nepal in the women's team event. In the individual event also, India won 10 gold medals.

by RSS | Apr 24
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Minister confident paragliding will bring home medals for Nepal

Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bishwokarma has shown his confidence over the possibility of paragliding adventure sport winning a medal for the country during the 18th Asian Games. During felicitations held in Pokhara for paragliding athletes chosen to represent Nepal during the Asian Games taking place from August 18 to September 1 in Jakarta, Indonesia

by RSS | Apr 22
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National cricket tournament from April 26

The Manmohan Memorial Cricket Centre is to organize the U-16 Manmohan Memorial Inter-province national cricket tournament. The tournament to be organized from coming April 26 to May 2 will be held at the TU Cricket ground in Kirtipur. Teams from all the seven provinces will be competing in the event, according to the Centre Chair Thakur Gaire.

by RSS | Apr 12
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Kathmandu Goldens posts 128 runs target against Team Chauraha

Kathmandu Goldens has set 128 runs target against Team Chauraha Dhangadhi in a today's match under Dhangadhi Premiere League (DPL) Cricket Tournament underway in Dhangadhi. Elected to bat first after winning the toss, the Goldens made 127 runs in the stipulated 20 overs by losing nine wickets.

by RSS | Apr 10
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Mahendranagar, Kathmandu share point following halt in DPL match

Mahendranagar United and Kathmandu Golden shared a point each, following a halt in a today-scheduled match under the Ruslan Dhangadhi Premiere League (DPL) due to a rain. Referee Mahesh Bohara announced the match cancellation. With the point, Kathmandu Golden tops the league with the total nine points. Likewise, Mahendranagar United has got six points.

by RSS | Apr 08
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Preparations for DPL cricket in Dhangadhi over

Preparations for 'Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL)' Cricket Tournament taking place in Dhangadhi from March 31 are over. This is so far the country's biggest cash prize in cricket championship. At a press conference organized by Dhangadhi Cricket Academy, the host of the championship, on Thursday, Academy chairperson Shubhash Bikram Shahi shared that the preparations for the tournament have completed.

by RSS | Mar 30