General

Karki sprints to double gold

National record holder Yam Sajan Sunar made up for his 100m false start to claim the men’s 200m title during the third Golden Sprint Meet here at the Dashrath Stadium tracks on Sunday.

Marathon

Rimal, Koju run for national road race titles

Hari Rimal of Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Kanchi Maya Koju of Nepal Police Club (NPC) won the Adidas National 10km Road Race here on Saturday.

Volleyball

Nepal rout B’desh for second win

Nepal eased to yet another convincing victory in the first South Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship to the delight of home crowd at the National Sports Council covered hall on Saturday.

Cricket

Nepal to play semi-pro teams in SA warm-up

Nepal will play three practice matches against semi-professional teams during their 10-day stay in South Africa as a part of their preparation for the upcoming ICC World Cricket League Div 2

Cricket

Australia beat India by four wickets in second test

Australia made a meal of it but successfully chased down 128 for a four-wicket victory and an unassailable 2-0 series lead after dismissing India for 224 on the fourth day

Football

National League from Jan 10

The All Nepal Football Association (Anfa) has finally confirmed the dates of the National League which was thrown into uncertainties after sponsors’ reluctance to join the football governing

Volleyball

Nepal beat Maldives

Nepal made strong start to the first South Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship crushing Maldives in straight sets in the inaugural match here at the National Sports Council covered hall

Tennis

Jaykar memorial Tennis: Shah claims U-9 girls’ singles title

Rayana Shah clinched the U-9 girls’ singles title of the 13th Jaykar Memorial Junior Tennis Championships here on Thursday.

Cricket  

KC breaks into national fold

Rising medium pace bowler Karan KC broke into the national team for one of the most important tournaments for Nepal

Vijay, Rahane drive India as Australia toil in the heat

Having fallen one run short of a hundred on the final day in Adelaide, Vijay found the right method on a far more steepling surface, leaving the ball well while also collecting runs.

Nathan Lyon spins hosts to Adelaide victory

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took 10 wickets in a Test match for the first time in his career as Australia beat India by 48 runs in the first Test at Adelaide.

Cricketer Khatri banned for three years

Dipesh Khatri, a former U-19 international cricketer who represented Nepal in the 2004 ICC Under-19 World Cup, has been slapped with a three-year ban

Smith, Clarke flatten India on rainy day

Michael Clarke battled through severe back pain to make his 28th Test hundred, Steven Smith scored his fifth and the pair punished India's inconsistent bowlers on a second day hit by rain.

India strike after swift Warner century

Warner hit seven of his first 15 deliveries for four on the way to his fifth century in seven Tests in 2014 after Michael Clarke chose to bat on an easy-paced Adelaide Oval pitch.

General  

Rimal, Budha win paragon road race

Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) dominated the second Paragon Road Race with Hari Rimal and Bishwo Rupa Budha prevailing in the men’s and women’s event on Saturday.

South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Pistorius conviction

S African prosecutors won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide sentence handed down to Olympic & Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend & will now seek a murder

Rai wins title in Hong Kong

Nepal’s Mira Rai continued her impressive display in trail running claiming the MSIG Vertical Kilometre race in Hong Kong on Friday evening.

Tamang feted with cash reward

The Kathmandu Region No 1 wing of Nepal Democratic Sports Association on Monday felicitated the 17th Asian Games lone medallist karateka Bimala Tamang with cash rewards.

Nepal take on Pak in opener

The Under-21 national men’s handball team is set to open their IHF Challenge Trophy campaign with a match against hosts Pakistan in Faisalabad on Wednesday.

Israeli cricket umpire killed by ball

An umpire at a cricket match in the Israeli city of Ashdod has died after being hit by a ball.

Tennis  

Shah, Regmi enter final

Rayana Shah and Aja Regmi set the U-19 girls’ singles title clash in the 13th Jaykar Memorial National Junior Open Tennis Championships here on Wednesday.

Shrestha, Budhathoki win U-12 opener

Girish Shrestha and Pramod Budhathoki won their respective U-12 boys’ singles matches of the 13th Jaykar Memorial National Junior Open Tennis Championships

CCRC team champions

Capital College and Research Centre claimed the college girls’ team championship of the seventh Purnaman Bajracharya Memorial Table Tennis Tournament on Thursday.

Shah lifts U-9 trophy

Rayana Shah clinched the girls’ U-9 singles title of the Junior Open tennis tournament here on Friday.

Shrestha, Regmi set title clash

Aja Regmi and Samriddhi Shrestha set the U-8 girls’ category title clash in the second Junior Open Tennis Tournament here on Wednesday.

Sharapova Rolls Into Third Round At China Open

Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic advanced with ease at the China Open on Tuesday, while Agnieszka Radwanska's late-season slump continued with another early loss.

Football  

Arsenal and France legend Henry retires

Former Arsenal and French striker Thierry Henry announced Tuesday he was retiring from football after a glittering two decades long career and will become a TV analyst for Sky Sports.

Real Madrid stretch winning run as Ronaldo and Gareth Bale score

Real Madrid set a new Spanish record of 19 successive wins as they advanced to the Champions League last 16 with a routine 4-0 victory over Ludogorets.

Chelsea loses; Ronaldo breaks hat-trick record

Chelsea lost for the first time in 22 matches this season, a 2-1 defeat at Newcastle on Saturday, and the Blues' English Premier League lead was trimmed to three points by Manchester City.

AFC slaps Anfa with $2000 fine

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has slapped the All Nepal Football Association (Anfa) a fine of $2000 for fielding overage players in the AFC U-16 Championship held in Bangkok, Thailand

Machhindra FC end fight

‘A’ Division League runners-up Machhindra FC, one of the four- top flight clubs protesting against the All Nepal Football Association (Anfa), took a u-turn on Friday

Santos signs lifetime contract with Pele

Brazilian football club Santos has signed a lifetime contract to use the image of former player Pele.

Karate  

Golf  

Dhondup claims title

Wangchen Dhondup won the Indian Abassador’s Cup Golf Tournament at the Gokarna Forest Resort on Saturday.

Tamang, Kumar secure tickets to Mission Hills

Arun Tamang, Aryan Kumar and Aditi Ghimire secured tickets to the Faldo Series Asia Final after winning their respective age-group categories

Karki shoots one-over 73 to take lead

Tanka Karki shot one-over 73 to take four-stroke lead over Arun Tamang in the opening round of the Faldo Series Nepal Championship here at the Gokarna Golf Course on Monday.

Ravi & team win Eastern Open Pro-Am

Pro golfer Ravi Khadka and his team won the Surya Nepal Eastern Open Pro-Am title at the par-70 Nirvana Country Club Health and Golf Resort here on Saturday.

Lama record 3-stroke victory

Tribhuvan Army Officers Golf Club pro Sanjay Lama clinched the Surya Nepal Eastern Open at par-70 Nirvana Country Club here on Friday.

Surya Nepal Eastern Open: Sharma replaces Lama at the top

The Royal Nepal Golf Club (RNGC) pro Surya Prasad Sharma replaced Sanjay Lama on top of the leaderboard on the second day of the Surya Nepal Eastern Open golf tournament here on Thursday.