Tennis

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.

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

General

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.

Cricket

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

Football

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.

Cricket

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

Chess

Nepal to field 20 players

At least 20 Nepali players are set to represent hosts Nepal in the FIDE Chess World Cup Asian Zonal 3.2 Qualifiers here on March 26-April 2.

Cricket

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.

General  

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.

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

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.

Tennis  

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.

Saun, Gothe, Shakya make it to last 16

Deep Saun, Shiva Sunder Gothe, Chandan Shahi, Rakesh Maharjan, Prajwol Shrestha, Binesh Khaniya, Ganesh Tamang and Suman Shakya advanced to the pre-quarterfinals

No 1 Shrestha stays unbeaten

Top seeds Nabita Shrestha and Rabina Maharjan of Nepal Police Club (NPC) remained unbeaten after the second day of the first Kala Bohora Memorial National Open Table Tennis

Saun opens with victory

Nepal No 1 Deep Saun made a triumphant start to the first Kala Bohora Memorial National Table Tennis Championships on Friday.

Football  

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

Messi overtakes Ronaldo in scoring charts; Man City lose

Not content with breaking Cristiano Ronaldo's record for hat tricks in the Spanish league last weekend, Lionel Messi moved ahead of his rival in this season's scoring charts too.

Chhetri sinks Nepal

Nepal lost 2-0 against India in the first leg of their 2018 Fifa World Cup and 2019 AFC Asia Cup Preliminary Qualifiers at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on Thursday.

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  

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.

Khadka joins game’s elites

Nepal skipper Paras Khadka will join a brigade of elites when he takes on the field to represent world’s oldest club Marylebone Cricket Club against English county side Sussex

Airee shines in Dhandagi victory

An allround performance from Dipendra Airee saw Region 9 Dhangadi record their first win in three matches during the Senior One-Day National Cricket Tournament on Thursday.

Baitadi, APF make it two in two

Region 6 Baitadi and Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club won their second consecutive matches of the Senior One-Day National Cricket Tournament on Wednesday.

Khanal stars in Bhairahawa win

A fine all round performance from Saurav Khanal spurred Region 4 Bhairahawa to a four-wicket win over Region 9 Dhangadi in the Senior One Day National Cricket

Birgunj squeeze into semis despite defeat

Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) made a remarkable comeback with a record century from Anil Mandal to beat Region No 2 Birgunj by 145 runs

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.

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.