Sanjay Thapa

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‘Grand Slam dreamer’ Prerana carries Nepal’s gold medal hopes in SAG

Published On: September 19, 2019 05:38 PM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, Sept 19:Nepal’s number one female tennis star Prerana Koirala aims to win a gold medal in the upcoming 13th edition of the South Asian Games (SAG) to be hosted by Nepal in December.

Chinese team’s inspection program postponed for five days

Published On: August 11, 2019 07:32 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The visit of a Chinese government team that was scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu on Saturday to inspect the under-construction sports structure in Nepal has been postponed for five days.

13 gold medalists of 8th Nat’l Games excluded from NSC awards

Published On: August 7, 2019 07:02 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The National Sports Council (NSC) felicitated gold medal winners of 35 different games played in the Eighth National Games with cash prizes on July 6. However, the council excluded 13 gold medalists of three other games of the same tournament.

Volleyball mired in a series of controversies

Published On: August 1, 2019 07:22 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, August 1: Nepali volleyball, which was once in a sorry state, is picking up the pieces to rise in the country’s sports arena. The game has taken a respectable height after it was declared Nepal’s national game.

How Nepal successfully organized first SAG when Bangladesh, India shied away

Published On: July 20, 2019 08:05 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, July 20: Nepal has been preparing to organize the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in the country.

Matting wickets makes mockery of national cricket tournament

Published On: May 27, 2019 12:12 PM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, May 27: The ongoing Prime Minister Cup One-Day Cup has been embroiled into a controversy after hosting a match between Karnali Province and Nepal Police Club on matting wickets at the under-construction Mulpani Cricket Stadium in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Participants raise the bar in women squat competition

Published On: March 9, 2019 11:16 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, March 9: Roisin Rai, 14, participating in her first ever squat championships, won great compliments when she made it to the finals on Thursday.

Women see squat not only for fitness, but for a change in sports pattern

Published On: March 5, 2019 10:00 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, March 5: There have been many changes in Nepali politics during the last seven decades in the country. Nepal has entered into an era of federal democratic republic system from the Rana Regime. The Nepali society gets integrated to a different type with every political change in the country.

From football fan to team manager: Mukesh Nakarmi’s Three Star journey

Published On: March 3, 2019 09:33 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, March 3: When any club is successful, the contribution of the players and the coach of the club are appreciated. But, there are also many other people who help the club move forward. Among them, a team manager plays a crucial role in the success of the club, but that side often gets overlooked.

Paro defeats Three Star to lift Jigme Dorji title at home

Published On: February 23, 2019 11:42 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

PHUNTSOLING, Feb 23: Bhutanese Club Paro FC has stunned A-Division League third-placed team Three Star Club 1-0 to lift the Jigme Dorji Wangchuk Memorial Gold Cup football tournament final in Bhutan on Friday.

Three Star beats United Brothers to enter Jigme Dorje final

Published On: February 21, 2019 07:53 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

PHUNTSOLING, Feb 21: Three Star Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing Jigme Dorje Wangchuk Memorial Gold Cup football tournament with a 3-2 win over United Brothers Club in Bhutan on Wednesday.

Three Star beats Urjen in sudden-death to reach semis

Published On: February 17, 2019 11:43 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

PHUNTSOLING, Feb 16: A-Division outfit Three Star Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Jigme Dorje Wangchuk Memorial Gold Cup football tournament with a 5-4 sudden-death win over Urjen Football Club of Bhutan in Phuntsoling on Saturday.

Army scores six against Bhutanese club as Three Star targets semifinals

Published On: February 16, 2019 11:32 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

PHUNTSOLING, Feb 16: Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Jigme Dorje Wangchuk Memorial Gold Cup football tournament with a staggering 6-0 win over Thimpu FC in Phuntsoling on Friday.

ANFA unveils mofasal tournaments schedule

Published On: December 14, 2018 10:45 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has unveiled the schedule for the tournaments to be organized in mofasal. The ANFA had earlier formed a standard maintaining committee in the coordination of Vice-President Krishna Bahadur Thapa.

Sub-judice case against NSC withdrawn, CAN officials hopeful of ban lift

Published On: October 28, 2018 08:15 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: As the elected Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) decided to withdraw the case that it filed at the Supreme Court against the National Sports Council (NSC) long time ago, cricket officials are now hopeful of the International Cricket Council (ICC) lifting the ban on the CAN imposed two and a half years ago.

Sub-judice case against NSC withdrawn, CAN officials hopeful of ban lift

Published On: October 28, 2018 03:25 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: As the elected Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) decided to withdraw the case that it filed at the Supreme Court against the National Sports Council (NSC) long time ago, cricket officials are now hopeful of the International Cricket Council (ICC) lifting the ban on the CAN imposed two and a half years ago.

Nepal to play for prestige as it faces Yemen today

Published On: March 27, 2018 06:35 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, March 27: The national football team of Nepal is hoping to make positive end of AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers as it takes on Yemen in the last match on Tuesday.

As Mulpani Cricket Ground draws limelight, locals want their stake

Published On: February 3, 2018 11:38 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nagdaha of Mulpani, which was taken as a dumping ground of the Kathmandu Valley until a decade ago, is now getting established as a new destination for Nepali cricket.

Preparation for sports award completed: NSJF

Published On: September 9, 2017 05:05 PM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, September 9: Preparation for most awaited Pulsar Sports Award-2017 has been completed. The mega sports event is scheduled to be held on Monday.

India lifts SAFF U-15 Championship

Published On: August 28, 2017 05:18 AM NPT By: Sanjay Thapa

KATHMANDU, August 28: India has defeated Nepal 2-1 to clinch the SAFF U-15 Championship title on Sunday.