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Ministry will continue to work for welfare of athletes; Says sports minister

Ministry will continue to work for welfare of athletes; Says sports minister 21 August, Ratnanagar (Chitwan): Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Sripaili on Saturday said that the ministry would continue to work to boost the morale of athletes. Inaugurating the Teej Cup Knockout Football Tournament that start from Saturday in Chitwan, the minister stressed the need for financing athletes …

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Army clinch Nepal Cup

Army clinch Nepal Cup 16 August, Ratnanagar (Chitwan): The Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has clinched the title of fourth Nepal Cup Football Championship. Army won the title by edging Nepal Police Club 2-0 in the final match held on Monday evening. With the title, the TAC has received Rs 300,000 in cash and a trophy. Likewise, NPC being the first-runner-up …

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Swimmer Gurung sets new national record in Rio

Swimmer Gurung sets new national record in Rio 10 August, Kathmandu: Nepali swimmer Shirish Gurung set the new national record in the 100- meter freestyle event at the Rio Olympics Games held in Brazil on Tuesday . The 17-year-old swimmer completed the distance in a time of 57.76 seconds to break the previous record of 58.22 seconds.

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Three Nepali athletes vying today

Three Nepali athletes vying today Kathmandu, August 9 Three Nepali athletes will be vying in the Rio Olympics 2016 on Tuesday, a day after Gaurika ended her 100 m backstroke campaign in the global sports meet. Archer Jit Bahadur Muktan, judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri and swimmer Sirish Gurung will feature in Rio. Archer Jit Bahadur Muktanis is set to play …

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China says Beijing on track for 2022 games

China says Beijing on track for 2022 games 5 August, RIO DE JANEIRO : Organizers of the Winter Olympics in 2022 in Beijing are promising that everything is already on track for the country’s second Olympics, building on experience from the Summer Games in 2008. Pan Zhiwei, director of international relations, says the games will attract 300 million more Chinese …

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APF club wins national women’s cricket title

APF club wins national women’s cricket title 27 July, Kathmandu: The Armed Police Force (APF) club has won the national women’s cricket tournament. In the final match held at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur Tuesday, APF defeated eastern region by 10 runs to clinch the title. Put into bat, APF posted a total of 64 runs at the loss of …

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National cricket team defeats Indian Gymkhana cricket club

National cricket team defeats Indian Gymkhana cricket club 15 July, Kathmandu: Nepal’s national cricket team last night defeated home team Indian Gymkhana Cricket Club by 20 runs in a practice match in London in the United Kingdom. With this, Nepal won two matches in total. Earlier on Wednesday, the Nepali team won first friendly match against the local amateur Free …

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National cricket team wins friendly match against London club

National cricket team wins friendly match against London club 14 Kathmandu: Nepal’s National Cricket Team won first friendly match against the local amateur Free Foresters Cricket Club in London, UK by 129 runs on Wednesday. Losing the toss, the Nepali team batted first and put a formidable 235-run target for the foresters club in the stipulated 40 overs at the …

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Football great Pele marrying for third time at 75

Football great Pele marrying for third time at 75 11 July, Sao Paulo: Brazil football legend Pele is getting married on Tuesday for the third time, tying the knot with his girlfriend of six years Marcia Cibele Aoki. Pele, 75, told O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper that this time, he has found “love forever.” Pele and Aoki met in …

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ICC announces Nepali National Cricket team

ICC announces Nepali National Cricket team 4 July, Kathmandu: The Selection Committee under the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the names of players in the Nepali National Cricket team going to play the preparation match in United Kingdom. The 15-member Nepali team would play with Marylebone Cricket Club, UK, on July 19. The team comprises captain Paras Khadka, vice-captain …

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