Cricket

Jayasuriya, Mahanama to play for charity

Retired Sri Lankan cricketers Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama have expressed willingness to play a charity cricket match in aid for the victims of Nepal earthquake.

General

Former players chip in for PM Disaster Relief Fund

Former national taekwondo players Sabita Rajbhandari and Kishor Shrestha on Thursday have jointly donated Rs 500,000 in aid to the victims of the earthquake to the PM Disaster Relief Fund.

Cricket

BCCI to arrange Nepali national team training

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set to take the responsibility of facilitating the training for the Nepali cricket team from June 5-20.

General

Madhyapur Youth Association distributes relief to quake victims

Bhaktapur-based Madhyapur Youth Association (MYA) distributed relief materials to the victims of the Greate Quake on Thursday.

Cricket

CAN announces prelim squad

Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Tuesday announced a 22-member preliminary squad for the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier and World Cricket League Championship.

Football

Barcelona clinch Spanish league title with win at Atletico

Treble-chasing Barcelona are La Liga champions for the fifth time in seven years after a clinical Lionel Messi strike secured a 1-0 victory away to Atletico Madrid

Cricket

Policeman blinded in one eye by IPL six

A policeman has been left blind in one eye after being hit by a six struck by South Africa batsman David Miller in an Indian Premier League match.

General

Anfa begins earthquake relief campaign

All Nepal Football Association (Anfa) on Saturday distributed tarpaulins and mosquito nets to the earthquake victims that killed over 8,000 people in Nepal.

General  

Football star Ronaldo ‘donates £5m’ to Nepal

Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly donated £5 million (7 million euros) to help the aid effort following a devastating earthquake that jolted Nepal

ITTF to assist $10,000

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is providing an assistance of $10,000 to the Nepali table tennis players who have been affected by the 7.9 magnitude earthquake

Khadka raises Rs 3m in Australia

Nepali national cricket team skipper Paras Khadka has raised Rs 3 million in Australia for the earthquake victims of the country.

Sports journo found dead

Sports journalist Suman Bomjan, who had gone missing since the Great Earthquake, has finally been confirmed dead on Saturday

Stars commiserate with Nepal quake victims

International athletes have stood with the country, expressing solidarity with Nepalis and have paid homage to the 5,000 who lost their lives.

Asian Weightlifting on June 22-30

Nepal Weightlifting Association on Sunday finalised the dates for the Senior Asian Women’s and Men’s Weightlifting Championship to be held here on June 22-30.

Tennis  

Saun, Shrestha claim singles titles

Top seeds Deep Saun and Nabita Shrestha of Nepal Police Club (NPC) claimed the 37th National Table Tennis Championships title on Wednesday.

Pariyar, Bhandari in final

Jitendra Pariyar of Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club set the seventh Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament title clash with Kamal Bhandari of Nepal Police Club

Pariyar, Sherpa in semis

Jitendra Pariyar, Abhishek Bastola, Dawa Sherpa and Kamal Bhandari entered the men’s singles semi-finals of the Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Friday.

Sharma, Rokaya in second round

Shakti Sharma and Milan Rokaya won their respective men’s singles matches of the seventh Sahabir Memorial Open Tennis Championships at the Nepal APF Headquarters in Halchowk on Thursday.

Saun, Shrestha shine

Deep Saun of Nepal Police Club (NPC) clinched the men’s singles title of the first Kala Bohara Memorial National Open Table Tennis Championships on Tuesday.

Saun, Malla, Gothe reach semi-finals

Nepal Police Club (NPC) duo of Deep Saun and Amar Lal Malla along with Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club pair of Shiva Sundar Gothe and Purushottam Bajracharya

Football  

Real reject Morata fires Juve into final

Juventus shattered Real Madrid's dream of a record-extending 11th European crown when Alvaro Morata scored against his former club to secure a 1-1 Champions League draw

Ronaldo reportedly donates £5 million to quake victims

Portuguese and Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly donated £5 million to help the post-quake aid effort in Nepal.

Blue is the colour as Chelsea claim title

The club anthem Blue is the Colour resounded around a joyful Stamford Bridge and the champagne flowed as Chelsea clinched their first Premier League title for five years

Nepal inch closer to title

Nepal beat India 1-0 to enter their second consecutive final of the AFC U-14 Girls Regional Championship at the Dashrath Stadium on Friday.

Nepal reach semi-finals

Nepal advanced to the semi-finals of the AFC U-14 Girls’ Regional Championship as Group ‘A’ winners, wrapping up their league campaign with yet another convincing victory on Wednesday.

Three Star, APF win; NPC held

A last-gasp goal from Prabin Syangtan ensured Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club edge Jhapa XI 1-0 at the Domalal Stadium in Birtamode on Wednesday.

Badminton  

Tamang siblings lead Army club dominance

Tamang siblings Ratnajit and Sara Devi continued their dominance in the Krishna Mohan Memorial Badminton Championship after clinching the trophy for the fourth consecutive years

Tamang, Shrestha enter final

In a repeat of last edition’s final, defending champion Ratnajit Tamang of Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) will take on clubmate Bikash Shrestha in the championship showdown

Tamang, Dhami enter semis

Top seeds Ratnajit Tamang, Sajan Krishna Tamrakar, Dipesh Dhami and Bikash Shrestha advanced to men’s singles semi-finals of the 11th Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Championships.

Top guns Tamang, Shrestha, Dhami make easy inroads

Top guns including defending champion Ratnajit Tamang, Bikash Shrestha, Sajan Krishna Tamrakar and Dipesh Dhami advanced to the second round of the men’s singles event

Shrestha, Khatri into second round

Sajan Shrestha, Sushil Shrestha, Kiran Prakash Khatri, Purna Bahadur Thapa and Dhruba Kumar Khadka opened the 11th Krishna Mohan Memorial Badminton Championships

Cricket  

MCA proposes 50-over charity cricket match

Malaysian Cricket Asso-ciation (MCA) on Wednesday extended an invitation to the Nepali government to organise a charity cricket to raise fund for earthquake victims.

Nepal's first round fixtures rescheduled

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed Nepal’s opening round fixtures of the ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) against Scotland on Tuesday.

KMC lift DCL trophy

Kailali Multiple Campus (KMC) defeated defending champions New Srijanshil Youth Club of Attariya by three wickets to claim the Dhangadi Cricket League (DCL) title

Khadka, Das feted by White House

White House International College on Monday honoured national cricket team skipper Paras Khadka and former captain Binod Das.

CAN gives 3-month extension to CEO, FM

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has decided to give a three-month extension to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bhawana Ghimire and Finance Manager (FM) Prakash Maharjan

Dhangadi United lift trophy

Dhangadi United clinched the Kathmandu Cricket League title with a 105-run win over Kathmandu Cricket Training Centre (KCTC) in the final here at the Tudikhel ground on Sunday.

Marathon  

Sharad Vesawkar to play in GPL

Nepali national cricket team middle order batsman Sharad Vesawkar is set to represent Sun Estate Warriors in the Goa Premier League (GPL), the player confirmed himself on Monday.

Budha wins with new course record

Bishwo Rupa Budha won the fifth Hero-Kantipur Half Marathon with a new course record here on Thursday.

Koju favourite to defend title

Top Nepali athletes Anish Thapa Magar and Kanchi Maya Koju will have tough challenge to defend theor titles of Hero-Kantipur Half Marathon scheduled here for February 19.