HAWTHORNE, N.Y., Aug 156: Amid the serene graves at Gate of Heaven Cemetery sits the one where visitors leave baseballs and bats instead of bouquets, tributes to a baseball superstar who still outshines others seven decades after his death.
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has increased its General Assembly members from 77 to 92 by amending its statute in the General Assembly organized in Chitwan on Wednesday. The football governing body went against the directive of the National Sports Council (NSC) in amending the statute.
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: A total of 31 officials and guests have headed for Indonesia for the upcoming 18th Asian Games, being held in Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2. The list also includes three doctors, two physiotherapists, and four media persons. Nepali athletes will be competing in 29 sports disciplines in the biggest sporting extravaganza after the Olympics.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Universal United Nepali Taekwondo Federation (UUNTF), an organization working for the Nepali taekwondo players and coaches across the globe, has announced to honor Nepali Taekwondo medalists of Asian Games.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepal shooting team is hopeful that it will at least make it to the final round of shooting competition at the 2018 Asian Games, to be held from August 18 to September 2 in the Indonesian cities of Palembang and Jakarta.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The captain of Nepal national cricket team Paras Khadka has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Expert Education and Visa Services (EEVS), amid a function held in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The Kathmandu-based education foundation has helped more than 300 Nepali students to get acquainted with major universities of Australia for higher studies.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Veteran cricketer Shakti Gauchan, who retired from international cricket earlier this month, was felicitated by the Expert Education and Visa Services (EEVS) amid a function held in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Gauchan’s felicitation was organized during the ceremony to assign Nepal national cricket team’s captain Paras Khadka as the brand ambassador of EEVS.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has felicitated the Nepal national cricket team amid a lunch held at Sheetal Niwas in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The president urged the government to ensure capacity building, security, and better living standards of the sportspersons.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepal has succumbed to a narrow 1-0 defeat at the hands of Japan in football at the Asian Games in Indonesia on Tuesday. At the Wibawa Mukti Stadium in Palembang, Nepal had to face a defeat after Japan’s Kaoru Mitoma scored his side’s goal in the seventh minute of the match, and Nepal failed to equalize after that