General

MMC oust Army club

Sulav Maskey scored an extra-time winner to put Manang Marshyangdi Club into the final of the 17th Budha Subba Gold Cup football tournament with a tense 2-1 victory over Army

Football

APF see off Dharan 3-0

Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club hammered hosts Dharan Football Club 3-0 to enter the 17th Budha Subba Gold Cup football tournament semi-final here on Tuesday.

Cricket

NPL ties up with CG Foods

Zohra Sports Management (ZSM) has tied up with CG Foods for the NPL Twenty20--a second tournament under the Nepal Premier League.

Cricket

Janakpur win title

Region No 7 Janakpur defeated Region No 9 Dhangadi by 10 runs to claim the Wai Wai U-16 Girls’ Inter-school National Cricket Tournament title at the Hariwan grounds here on Wednesday.

Football

MMC in semis

Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) beat Munal Club of Jhapa 2-0 to enter the semi-finals of the 17th Budha Subba Gold Cup football tournament here on Tuesday.

Cricket

Janakpur, Dhangadi set title clash

Region No 7 Janakpur and Region No 9 Dhangadi set the title clash of the Wai Wai U-16 Girls’ National Cricket Tournament at the Hariwan grounds here on Tuesday.

Cricket

Hughes’ tribute match at TU grounds on April 11

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has set April 11 date for a Tribute Match at TU cricket ground in memory of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes.

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.

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  

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.

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.

Football  

TAC enter semis

Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) overcame Kaski XI 5-4 in tiebreaker to enter the semi-finals of the 17th Budha Subba Gold Cup Football Tournament here on Sunday.

Sagar Thapa feted for his ‘wonder goal’

National team skipper Sagar Thapa received a moral boosting incentive from Mega Bank CEO Anil Keshari Shah ahead of Nepal’s Fifa World Cup 2018 qualifier against India

Anfa trims nat’l team squad

The All Nepal Football Association (Anfa) on Saturday trimmed the national team squad to 30 members for the second round of selection for the Fifa World Cup 2018 Qualifiers against India.

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.

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.

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

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  

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.

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.

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.

Cricket-Wilson, O'Brien seal Ireland's thrilling win

Gary Wilson and Kevin O'Brien struck brisk half-centuries as Ireland held their nerve to clinch a thrilling two-wicket victory in their World Cup Pool B match against UAE in Brisbane.

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.

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.