Double gold medalist honored

Published On: December 15, 2019 12:45 PM NPT By: Republica

Madhyapur, December 15: The Madhyapur Thimi municipality has honoured double gold medallist Mandekaji Shrestha. A resident of ward no. 4 of the municipality, Shrestha was honoured with a cash prize of Rs. 555,555 and a letter of citation.

Tourist city glitters as PPL enters season two

Published On: December 15, 2019 12:02 PM NPT By: Republica

POKHARA, Dec 15: The new season of Pokhara Premier League (PPL) is set to kick start the brand new domestic season of cricket in Nepal after entertaining the fans against Marylebone Cricket Club and Test nation teams like Sri Lanka and Bangladesh during the recently concluded 13th South Asian Games (SAG). The Rs 2.7 million winning prize makes the event more so rewarding for the winner team and players involved. From giving a platform to young players to the forgotten players making their returns, the PPL has all the bases covered to become a cricket extravaganza of all the ingredients.

Australia build 417-run lead in first test v New Zealand

Published On: December 14, 2019 08:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

PERTH, Dec 14: Marnus Labuschagne and Joe Burns notched half-centuries before New Zealand’s unflagging attack yielded late wickets, but Australia had built a near insurmountable lead of 417 by stumps on day three of the first test on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Machhindra Club has started the campaign of Martyr’s Memorial 'A' Division League with a resounding 2-0 victory over Brigade Boys Club.

Pokhara Paltan, Kathmandu Goldens playing PPL T-20

Published On: December 14, 2019 05:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KASKI, Dec 14: Pokhara Paltan and Kathmandu Goldens are vying in the opening match in the second edition of Pokhara Premier League (PPL) T-20 Cricket Tournament.

No play on day four in Pakistan's test against Sri Lanka

Published On: December 14, 2019 01:49 PM NPT By: Reuters

LAHORE, Dec 14: The fourth day of the opening test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was called off without a ball being bowled on Saturday due to rain and a wet outfield.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: National Sports Council took out a rally in the capital on Friday in honor of the Nepali medal winners of recently held 13th South Asian Games.

Australia, New Zealand launch joint bid for 2023 women's World Cup

Published On: December 13, 2019 10:55 AM NPT By: Reuters

SYDNEY, Dec 13:  Australia and New Zealand have launched a joint bid backed by both governments to bring the women’s soccer World Cup to the southern hemisphere for the first time in 2023.

STOCKHOLM, Dec 13: Teenage striker Mason Greenwood scored twice as Manchester United hammered AZ Alkmaar 4-0 and Enzo Crivelli scored a last-gasp winner to put Istanbul Basaksehir through to the last 32 as the Europa League group stage concluded on Thursday.

‘Players winning more than one gold to get Rs 1.1m per gold’

Published On: December 13, 2019 06:28 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nationals Sports Council Member Secretary Ramesh Kumar Silwal has clarified that the athletes who won two or more than two gold medals in the recently concluded 13th South Asian Games will receive Rs 1.1 million for each gold medal.