Football

Dharan rout Lisnu

Hosts Dharan Football Club routed new comers Lisnu Football Club of Rupandehi 4-0 to enter the semi-finals of the 17th Budha Subba Gold Cup on Saturday.

Badminton

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

Cricket

Zone Riders clinch MPL

Zone Riders defeated Chen Wen XI by eight wickets in the final to lift the Marwadi Premier League (MPL) title on Saturday.

Badminton

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.

Cricket

Biratnagar open with victory

Region No 1 Biratnagar opened their Wai Wai U-16 Girls’ National Cricket Tournament with a crushing 85-run victory over Region No 8 Pokhara at the Hariwan grounds on Friday.

Badminton

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

Cricket

Joshi shines in Dhangadi win

Region No 7 Janakpur and Region No 9 Dhangadi won their respective matches in the U-16 Inter School Girls National Cricket Tournament held in Lahan, Siraha, on Wednesday.

Tennis

Richest TT Tournament from March 6

The All Nepal Table Tennis Association (ANTTA) is organising the highest cash prized Kala Bohora Smriti National Open Table Tennis Tournament March 6-11.

General  

Underfire Anfa chief gets CIAA reprieve

The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday put on hold the corruption case concerning the All Nepal Football Association (Anfa) President Ganesh Thapa

New Zealand begin their campaign with 98-run win over Sri Lanka

New Zealand plundered 77 in their first 10 overs and 102 in their last 10 as they opened their World Cup campaign with a powerful batting performance at the Hagley Oval.

Stage set for 21.1km race

One of the prestigious annual athletics event, the fifth Hero-Kantipur Half Marathon is set to be held on February 19.

CAN selects acting prez

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Thursday appointed Deepak Koirala as the new acting president of the cricket governing body.

APF complete Double League hat-trick

Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club completed a hat-trick of the Dhorpatan Blue Sky Cup Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament after rallying from a set down to beat New Diamond Academy

Bista signs off with car

Taekwondo star Deepak Bista on Saturday officially called time on his stellar career with his own legacy in the sport that has set several benchmarks.

Tennis  

Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and his eighth career Grand Slam while extending Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park.

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.

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.

Football  

Suarez scores brace as Barca down Man City in Champions League

Luis Suarez finally emerged from Lionel Messi's shadow at Barcelona by scoring twice in a 2-1 win over Manchester City on Tuesday

Girls’ football from Friday

Hosts Sindhupalchowk will take on Bara in the inaugural match of the Under-14 Girls’ Football Tournament in Sindhupalchowk on Friday.

Jhapa crowned Gold Cup champions

Jhapa XI defeated Tribhuvan Army Club 2-1 in the final to lift the third Birat Gold Cup here on Saturday.

Rai’s brace puts Jhapa in final

A brace from Bishal Rai ‘A’ ensured Jhapa XI beat Lumbini Football Club 2-1 and enter the final of the Birat Gold Cup here on Wednesday.

Revengeful MMC sink Three Star

Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) ousted their archrivals Three Star Club 3-1 to enter the semi-finals of the third Birat Gold Cup football tournament here on Tuesday.

Jhapa evade Police shootout

Jhapa-XI stunned Nepal Police Club (NPC) 4-3 in tie breaker to enter the semi-finals of the third Birat Gold Cup here on Monday.

Badminton  

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

Shuttlers to play in Dhaka, Mumbai

A Nepali badminton team on Friday left for Dhaka to compete in the Yonex-Sunrise Bangladesh International Badminton Challenge slated for December 2-6.

Cricket  

APF win fourth straight title

Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club won their fourth straight Women’s National Cricket title on Saturday.

England crushed by New Zealand in World Cup Pool A

England suffered a humiliating eight-wicket thrashing by New Zealand as Tim Southee became only the fourth man to take seven wickets in a World Cup match.

Saraswati stars in Janakpur win

An allround performance from Saraswati Chaudhary helped Region No 7 Janakpur beat Region No 6 Baitadi to enter the final of the Women’s National Cricket Tournament at the TU Stadium.

Nepalgunj enter semi-finals

A quickfire half century from Sanju Chaudhary helped Region 5 Nepalgunj secure a three-wicket win over Region 3 Kathmandu and a place in the semi-finals of the Women’s National Cricket Tourn

Janakpur advance into semi-finals

Region No 7 Janakpur entered the semi-finals of the Women’s National Cricket Tournament with a 10-run win over Region No 5 Nepalgunj at the TU grounds on Tuesday.

Baitadi in semis; Janakpur impress

Region No 6 Baitadi lost to Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club by two wickets but still made it to the semi-finals of the Women’s National Cricket Tournament

Marathon  

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.

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.