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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 | Today, 11:47 AM
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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
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Nepal defeated by Yemen

Nepal lost its final match in the AFC Asian cup 2019 qualifying stage, going down to Yemen 1-2. In the match held at the Suheim Bin Hamad Stadium of Doha, Qatar last night, Nepal lost the match after conceding a penalty in the 84th minute of the match. Until then the score was tied at 1-1.

by RSS | Mar 28
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RSS COMMENTARY: Nepal joins with pride the rank of ODI

The Cricket Association of Nepal, the official body set up to oversee the development and management of the sport of cricket in Nepal remains suspended since April 2016 by the International Cricket Council. The ICC board suspended the membership of CAN due to unwarranted government intervention in the CAN. The ICC decided that the suspension would stay in place

by RSS | Mar 18
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Mechinagar wins first Mayor Cup title

Mechinagar municipality, Jhapa clinched the first Suryodaya Mayor Cup Invitational Football tournament that concluded here Saturday. In the final match, Mechninagar defeated host Suryodaya municipality by 3-0 in a tie-breaker to win the cup. The match went to penalties after it ended in a 3-3 draw in the regular time. Along with the title, Mechinagar won Rs. 125,000 in

by RSS | Mar 18
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Nepal gains ODI status

For the first time in cricket history, Nepal has won the one-day international (ODI) status until the upcoming four years. Nepal is sure to get the ODI status after Nepal beat Papua New Guinea by six wickets and the Netherlands defeated Hong Kong by 44 runs in the ICC World Cup Qualifier held in Zimbabwe on Thursday.

by RSS | Mar 16
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Nepal Police and Three Star Club to vie for Tilottama

Nepal Police and the Three Star Club will vie for the title of the 20th Tilottama Gold Cup Knockout Football Championship presently underway in Butwal. Three Star Club booked its place in the final of the championship after beating Manang Marsyangdi Club 2-1 in the last semi-final match played today. It will play against Nepal Police Club for the title.

by RSS | Mar 16
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Army wins Jhapa Gold Cup title

Tribhuvan Army Club has won the 3rd edition of the Jhapa Gold Cup football tournament. In the final held today at the Dom Lal Rajbansi stadium, the TAC got the better off hosts Jhapa-11 in sudden death by 8 goals to 7. The game went to penalties after ending in a 1-1 draw in the regulation time as well

by RSS | Mar 13
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Nepal defeated by Afghanistan: Nepal's future in ICC?

Nepal went down by six wickets against Afghanistan in their ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers match at Bulawayo in Zimbabwe on Saturday. Afghanistan achieved the 195-run target without much difficulties and with over 11 overs remaining. Najibullah Zadran scored an unbeaten 52 to register the victory. Earlier Rahmat Shah also scored 46 for Afghanistan.

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Nepal's run so far at the ICC World Cup Qualifier

The 2018 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier is a cricket tournament that is taking place currently in Zimbabwe, to decide the final qualification for the 2019 World Cup. The top two teams will qualify for the World Cup, joining the hosts and the seven teams who have already qualified through their ranking in the ICC ODI Championship.

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ICC World Cup qualifier: Nepal faces third consecutive defeat

Nepal has faced its third consecutive defeat in the ICC World Cup Cricket Qualifiers. 

by InHeadline | Mar 10
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Nepal defeated to Scotland in ICC World Cup Qualifiers

Nepal was defeated to Scotland in its second match under the ongoing ICC World Cup Qualifiers. Scotland defeated Nepal by four wickets in a match played at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo of Zimbabwe on March 8 (Thursday). Earlier too, Nepal suffered a loss from Zimbabwe by 116 runs in the first match.

by RSS | Mar 09
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Jhapa Gold Cup: MMC through to the semis

Laxmi Hundai Manang Marsyangdi Club defeated Sahara Football Club Pokhara in a tie breaker to enter the semi-finals of the 3rd Rum Pum Gold Club Football Tournament. In the quarter-final match held at the Domlal Rajbansi Stadium in Birtamode today, MMC defeated Sahara by 5-3. The match was decided through a penalty shootout after it ended in a goalless

by RSS | Mar 07
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Nepali weightlifting team leaving for Iran

A six-member squad, including three weightlifting players, is leaving for Iran tomorrow to take part in the third International Fajr Cup. The tournament is scheduled from March 6 to 11 at Ahvaz, Iran. Three Nepali male weightlifters will compete in the international weightlifting event under different weight categories. They are Kamal Bahadur Adhikari (77 kgs), Surendra Shrestha (85 kgs)

by RSS | Mar 05
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Nepal faces defeat to Zimbabwe in first ICC qualifying match

Nepal has lost its match under the ICC World Cup Qualifier against host Zimbabwe by 116 runs. In the match, Nepal in its attempts to chasing huge target of 381 runs posted by Zimbabwe, finished in 264 runs at the loss of eight wickets in 50 overs. Team captain Paras Khadka scored 40 runs, while Gyanendra Malla 32 runs,

by RSS | Mar 05
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Nabodit College secures 3rd Revolutionary Futsal Tournament title

Nabodit College defeated Himalayan Engineering College 10-1 in the finals of the 3rd Revolutionary Futsal Tournament played in the Capital on Sunday evening. The total 64 colleges of Province 3 participated in the competition. The winner received a trophy, a certificate and Rs 55,000. Aashish Gurung of Nabodit College was declared the best player. He received Rs 5,000.

by RSS | Mar 05
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Nepal in WC qualifiers: facing Zimbabwe today

Nepal is facing Zimbabwe at the latter's home ground today, in a challenging bid to be selected for the one-day Cricket World Cup being held next year. The match begins at 1:15 NST in Zimbabwe later today, with a pressure for Nepal to win against the test-playing nation for a chance to first be qualified in the top six.

by RSS | Mar 04