Cricket

Khadka stars but Nepal lose

Skipper Paras Khadka’s scintillating half century went in vain as Nepal lost to Gloucestershire 2nd XI by four wickets in their third practice match of the England tour on Monday.

Cricket

Ajinkya Rahane to lead India in Zimbabwe tour; Dhoni, Kohli rested

India’s rising batting star Ajinkya Rahane will lead the 15-man squad for the Zimbabwe tour, with several senior players including MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli being rested

Football

Shrestha family to get Rs 50,000/month

Anfa on Sunday announced Rs 50,000 monthly financial assistance to the family of its late acting president Lalit Krishna Shrestha for the education of his two children.

Football

Paraguay down Brazil on penalties, meet Argentina

Paraguay defeated Brazil 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw on Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the Copa America,handing the 5-time world champions yet another disappointment

Cricket

Nepal too hot to handle for Free Foresters

Nepal won their second practice match on their England tour on Friday defeating Free Foresters Cricket Club by 24 runs in London.

Golf

Sherpa edges Young in 1st edition

Pemba Sherpa drew the first blood in the Calrsberg Golf Series edging Young Man Go to win the opening edition at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort on Saturday.

Cricket

Sri Lanka's Sangakkara to retire during India series

Sri Lanka's star batsman Kumar Sangakkara says he will retire from international cricket during the home series against India in August.

General

NT extends NPC sponsorship

Telecommunication giant Nepal Telecom has given continuity to its sponsorship with A Division outfits Nepal Police Club.

General  

NTC to sponsor Nepal Police football teams

The Nepal Telecom has become the official sponsor of the Nepal Police Women and Men's football teams after signing a contract of Rs 2.2 million on Friday.

Bista appointed NSC Mem Secy

Keshab Bista, 49, has been appointed the new member secretary of the National Sports Council on Thursday.

Zaheer Abbas takes over as ICC president

Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has taken over the ceremonial role of ICC president for a one-year term.

Bhomjan family provided with Rs 1.2 million

The Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) on Saturday handed over Rs 1.26 million to the family of deceased sports journalist Suman Bhomjan who had died on April 25 Great Quake.

CAN plunges deep into crisis

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) plunged into further crisis after another member resigned from the cricket governing body venting ire on its working ways.

Nagarkoti, 1st female NSC Member Secy

In its 66-year history, the National Sports Council (NSC) has got the first female Member Secretary after the Ministry for Youth and Sports (MoYS) appointed Sakuntala Nagarkoti to the post.

Tennis  

Saun, Shrestha claim singles titles

Top seeds Deep Saun and Nabita Shrestha of Nepal Police Club (NPC) claimed the 37th National Table Tennis Championships title on Wednesday.

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.

Football  

Maradona to run for FIFA presidency: report

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has decided to stand as a candidate for the FIFA presidency to replace Sepp Blatter, Uruguayan journalist and author Victor Hugo Morales has said.

Neymar sent off as Colombia beats Brazil in Copa America

Taking advantage of a bad night by Neymar, Colombia defeated Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America on Wednesday, keeping its quarterfinal hopes alive in the South American tournament.

Shrestha, the football administrator who moulded Three Star

The achievement of top tier outfits Three Star in Nepali football is unprecedented.

Rupandehi XI clinch trophy

Sujal Shrestha struck twice and Deepak Rai scored one as Rupandehi XI beat Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) 3-1 in final to clinch the 16th Tilottama Gold Cup football tournament

AFC qualifiers: Nepal drawn against Asian heavyweights

Nepal have been drawn in a tough group of the AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers that will be held in different venues from September 28 to October 6.

Karki sidelined for 8 months

National football team striker Ashim Jung Karki has been sidelined for eight months after undergoing an operation to his left knee.

Badminton  

Cricket  

Nepal begin England tour with defeat

Nepal have begun their week-long tour of England with a 14-run defeat to Middlesex at the Radlett Cricket Club in London on Thursday.

Dassanayake signs 6-month extension

The uncertainty over national cricket team coach Pubudu Dassanayake stay in Nepal ended early this time after the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Tuesday

Nepal leave with high ambitions

The Nepali national cricket team on Tuesday embarked on its quest to make a back to back appearance in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, beginning with a week-long tour of England.

Nepal put focus on England tour

After completing a two-week India tour, Nepal will quickly shift their focus on the upcoming tour of England in a bid to fare well in the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers.

CAN election on November 6, 7

The Annual General Meeting of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has concluded on Saturday setting November 6 and 7 date for its elections in Bhairahawa.

Bangladesh stun India in ODI series opener

Mustafizur Rahman made a dream ODI debut as Bangladesh crushed two-time world champions India by 79 runs on Thursday in the first of three one-day internationals.

Marathon  

'Everest Marathon' rescheduled for October

The Everest Marathon, which was to kick off from May 29, has been rescheduled to October in light of the April 25 quake and its powerful aftershocks, according to the organisers.