Category: Sports

ICC U- 19 qualifier- Nepal beats Singapore by 22 runs

21 July, Kathmandu: Nepal defeated Singapore by 22 runs in its fourth match played today under the ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier cricket championship underway in Singapore. In the match played in the Singapore-based Indian Association’s cricket ground, Nepal opted to bat first after winning the toss and secured 168 runs in 46.5 overs at the loss of all wickets. In reply, the host country, losing all wickets, made 146 runs in 46.5 overs. Singapore’s batsman Rohan Rangarajan made 23 runs while Sean Agarwal contributed 21 runs, Sidhant 25 runs while Yuvraj Singh played with 19 runs and...

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Nepal concedes 141-run defeat to Afghanistan

20 July, Kathmandu: Nepal went down to Afghanistan conceding a 141-run defeat in the match played today under the ICC Asia U-19 World Cup qualifier underway in Singapore. Afghanistan had set a 191-run target to Nepal. Chasing the target, Nepal could muster only 49 runs in 26 overs, losing all its wickets. Nepal’s starting was unimpressive. By 10.1 overs, it had lost its vital six wickets and collected merely 19 runs. Pawan Sarraf made 26 runs including three fours from 52 balls. The rest of the Nepali batsmen simply collapsed before the blasting Afghanistan bowlers. Four players returned to...

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Nepal defeated to Lebanon in U-23

20 July, Kathmandu: Nepal lost to Lebanon in the final match of AFC U-23 Championship Football selection round. Lebanon edged Nepal 3-0 in the match held at Mohammad Stadium of UAE at 1,00am Wednesday. Nepal faced defeat in all three matches of Group D and is returning home after no goal to its credit in the...

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Nepal to participate in World Swimming Championship

19 July, Kathmandu: Nepal is to particpate in the 17th Asian Wolrd Swimming Championship taking place in Budapest of Hungary. A six-member team including four athletes is leaving for Budapest on Wednesday in the swimming championship to be held there on July 23. National Sports Council (NSC) Treasurer and Olympian Surendra Hamal and Swimming Association’s General Secretary Jagatman Shrestha saw off the Nepali team amidst a programme. Athlete Subham Shrestha is contesting on 50 and 100-metre breaststroke while Anubhab Subba is taking on 50-metre butterfly and 100-metre open style in the championship. Likewise, towards women category, Sofia Shah will...

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Nepal’s second consecutive victory in U-19 world cup qualifier

18 July, Kathmandu: Nepal, with outstanding bowling from team captain Sandeep Lamichhane, succeeded in winning the second match as well held in Singapore today under the U-19 World Cup Asia Qualifier Division. The Nepali team defeated Malaysia in the match held at the Singapore Cricket Field. Nepal, winning the toss, chose to field first. Team captain Sandeep Lamichhane’s outstanding bowling limited Malaysia to just 58 runs in 25.5 overs. Sandeep took five wickets as in the first match in which Nepal defeated the host country Singapore by four wickets yesterday. Likewise, Pawan Sarraf took three wickets and Sandeep Sunar...

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Nepal facing Uzbekistan in AFC U23 Qualifiers tonight

17 July, Kathmandu: After crashing out of the first group stage match of the AFC U23 Championship Qualifiers after a 5-0 defeat against UAE, Nepal is under pressure to win against Uzbekistan in the second round being played at Tahnoun Bin Mohamed Stadium in Al Ain in UAE at around 8:10 pm tonight (Nepali time). Nepal has to win two matches including this one to enter the next round. Nepal is also under pressure to register a wide margin win against Lebanon in a third round being played on Wednesday. So far Nepal which played a match is rendered...

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At least 8 killed in wall collapse at football match in Senegal

16 July, Dakar: At least 8 people were killed on Saturday in a stampede and a wall collapse during a local league cup final in Senegal’s capital Dakar, local media reported. With the score at 2-1 during extra time, a fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour. Police fired tear gas to control the rioting situation.As spectators tried to flee the stadium, part of a wall supporting bleachers collapsed, killing at least 8 people and seriously injuring over 49 others. Rescue workers and medics are currently working at the scene and searching for...

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Don’t deserve to win if don’t grab chances: Kohli

10 July, Kingston (Jamaica): Skipper Virat Kohli was critical of India’s performance against West Indies in the one-off T20, saying his team was sloppy with both the bat and ball and did not deserve to win. Put into bat, India posted 190-6 on a batting belter but Evin Lewis blasted an unbeaten 125 off 62 balls with as many as 12 sixes and six fours as the reigning World T20 champions knocked off the runs in only 18.3 overs. The Trinidad left-hander got a couple of reprieves with Mohammed Shami and Dinesh Karthik being the offenders. “Even in the...

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Pathibhara Gold Cup from August 7

6 July, Taplejung: Taplegjung, a mountainous district in the eastern Nepal, is hosting the Pathibhara Gold Cup Football Tournament from upcoming August 7. The tournament that is being organised since the 2029 BS on the occasion of the Lakhejatra, the cultural festival, will kick off from the day of Janai Purnima, according to the Taplejung District Football Association. The match will be held in both men’s and women’s category. A team winning the title in the men’s category will go home with cash prize of Rs 151 thousand while a team becoming the first runner- up will be awarded...

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Open Golf Championship-2017 to start from Saturday

5 July, Kathmandu: The Royal Golf Club (RGC) is going to organize Open Golf Championship-2017 from upcoming Saturday in the capital city. More than 100 amateur golfers will contest in the one-day event, according to the organizers. At a press conference organized here today, RGC Chairperson Rabindraman Shrestha said that the participants will compete in various categories as male, female, junior and senior among others. The winners will take home trophies as well as gift hampers. The match will be organized in the golf course of the organizing Club, shared Shrestha....

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