A total of 625 athletes will be participating in the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) from Nepal. The event is scheduled to take place in Nepal December 1 through 10. The National Sports Council (NSC) has said selected athletes will be trained in a closed session.
An eight-member Nepali team including seven athletes has left here for Queensland of Australia today to participate in the World Rafting Championship. Shakti Kumar Gurung, Padam Bahadur Gurung, Dipesh Gurung, Sabin Gurung, Sunil Gurung and Rabil Miya would compete under men's open team category in the championship to be held from May 13. Suraj Gurung is the coach.
Nepal has made a progress in the ICC Men's T20 Team Rankings by climbing up three points to claim 11th position. Nepal has beat two countries--Ireland and Zimbabwe--in the rankings.
The second Nepal Ice AAN Futsal Tournament is taking place here from Monday. The event going to be organised by Advertising Association of Nepal (AAN) will be participated by 32 teams including Nepal’s corporate orgaisations, media houses and advertisement agencies.
The Nepali cricket team, the winner of one-day and T-20 international cricket series against UAE, has been awarded with cash. At a programme organized at the Ministry of Youth and Sports today, Sports Minister Jagat Bahadur Bishwokarma and Member-Secretary of the National Sports Council, Keshav Kumar Bista, honoured the players with Rs 500,000 each.
Nepal Hap-Ki- Do Association chair Kali Bahadur Gharti Magar has won the ‘International Hapkido Masters of the Year Award -2019’. The Self Defense Germany Federation conferred the award on him amidst a programme held in Munich, Germany on Saturday night, the National Sports Council (NSC) confirmed.
The Seventh Open Tennis Championship has begun here from today. Kathmandu District Tennis Association has organised the championship where Citizens Bank International Limited is the main sponsor. Member Secretary of the National Sports Council (NSC), Keshav Kumar Bista, inaugurated the championship.
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
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.