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Chess

Bangladeshi Rahman closes in on victory, Niraula holds GMs

Bangladeshi Grand Master (GM) Ziaur Rahman closed in on the World Cup Asian Zonal 3.2 Qualifying Chess Championships title as Nepal’s Bhupendra Niraula continued to impress

Cricket

Daniel Vettori announces retirement from all forms of cricket

New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori confirmed what many expected in announcing his retirement from international cricket upon the team's return from the World Cup on Tuesday.

Chess

Rehman takes one-point lead

Bangladeshi Grand Master (GM) Ziaur Rehman snatched a sole lead as the five-match winning streak of Nepal’s Bhupendra Niraula finally ended on Monday

Golf

Singh sparkles on gloomy day

Nepali golfer Hridesh Singh opened up a two-stroke lead after the second round of the fifth Nepal Open Amateur Golf Championship here at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Course on Tuesday.

General

Shrestha sets new national record

Dinesh Shrestha of Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) set a new clean & jerk national record in the men’s 94kg weight division during the fourth Grand Prix Qualifying National Weightlifting Champions

Football

AFC U-23 Qualifiers: Nepal lose 6-0

Nepal crashed out of the AFC U-23 Championship Group C Qualifiers after a 6-0 defeat against Saudi Arabia at the PAS Stadium in Tehran on Sunday.

General

Lifters Pun betters her nat’l record

Tara Devi Pun of Nepal Police Club (NPC) bettered her won national record during the fourth Grand Prix Qualifying National Weightlifting Championships on Sunday.

Golf

Singh, Kaewcharon lead

Hridesh Singh of Nepal and Sangchai Kaewcharon of Thailand shared the first round lead of the fifth Nepal Open Amateur Championship here at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Course on Sunday.

General  

CAN clarifies NPL position

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) clarified on Friday that it has approved TU Stadium and officials not for Nepal Premier League (NPL) but for a separate Twenty20 Domestic Cricket

CA Chairman Edwards to attend Tribute match

Cricket Australia (CA) Chairman Wally Edwards is set to arrive in Nepal to attend the Phil Hughes Tribute Match that will be held here at the Tribhuvan University Stadium on April 11.

Australia take on defending champions India

Australia is all set to take on the defending cricket world champions, India, in the second semi final match of the Cricket World Cup 2015 at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday.

CAN adds two-day cricket to its calender

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) added two-day cricket tournament to its annual calendar that was launched on Friday.

Australia beat Pakistan to reach semi-finals

Australia withstood a pulsating spell of fast bowling from Pakistan's Wahab Riaz to set up a meeting with India in the World Cup semi-finals.

President fetes Baidhya with cash reward

Taekwondo ace Sangina Baidhya, national women’s volleyball team and the senior and junior women’s football team were honoured with cash rewards by President Ram Baran Yadav on Friday.

Tennis  

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

India win 5th straight, continue World Cup transformation

India's remarkable turnaround at the Cricket World Cup continued on Tuesday with a fifth consecutive win ensuring the defending champion will top its pool heading into the quarterfinals.

Football  

Anfa unveils full fixture

Nepal Police Club (NPC) will take on Jhapa XI when the National League played on ‘home and away’ format resumes on April 3 at the Dashrath Stadium

Nepal lose 5-0 to Iran

Nepal made a poor start to the AFC U-23 Qualifiers, losing 5-0 against hosts Iran at the PAS Stadium in Tehran on Monday.

Obermann helps build football ground

Holger Obermann, former All Nepal Football Association (Anfa) technical director, returned to Nepal to fulfil his promise of assisting youth football here.

Thapa goes on 90-day self suspension

All Nepal Football Association President Ganesh Thapa has gone for another 90-day self-imposed suspension from football on Thursday.

Nepal crash at first hurdle

Nepal crashed out of the first round of the 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers after a goalless draw in the second leg, losing 2-0 on aggregate at the Dashrath Stadium

Nepal stare at uphill task against India

Having lost the first leg 2-0 against India, Nepal face an uphill task when they host their neighbours in the return leg of the 2018 Fifa World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers

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  

KCL to begin from today

Himalaya Sports Management Pvt Ltd is organising the Kathmandu Cricket League--a 50-over club level tournament here from Saturday.

CAN takes U-turn on NPL stance

The Cricket Association of Nepal has made a U-turn over its stance on the Nepal Premier League agreeing to provide organisers Zohra Sports Management the Tribhuvan University Stadium.

Army crowned champions

Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) claimed their first ever Senior One-Day National Cricket Tournament title with victory over departmental archrivals Nepal Armed Police Force

TAC, APF set title clash

Openers Anil Mandal and Mahesh Chhetri hit centuries as Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) cruised into the final of Senior One-Day National Cricket Tournament

Baitadi humbled but still reach semis

Nepal APF Club humiliated Region 6 Baitadi by a 243-run defeat but the latter still made it to the semi-finals of the Senior One Day National Cricket Tournament on Saturday.

APF beat Dhangadi, enter semis

Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club entered the semi-finals of the Senior One-Day National Cricket Tournament with a crushing eight-wicket win over Region 9 Dhangadi at the TU grounds.

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.