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ICC reps positive about ending CAN dispute

January 30, 2018 08:52 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The National Sports Council (NSC) Member Secretary Keshav Kumar Bista on Monday claimed that the long-running dispute in Nepali cricket is likely to be resolved soon saying that their talks with the representatives of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has made significant progress following the ICC members arrival in Kathmandu on Saturday.

‘Love football, play football’

January 28, 2018 09:55 AM

COLOMBO, Jan 28: The last Wednesday morning brought a special excitement for Sri Lankan footballers- male or female. There was no training like any other day. A rare opportunity for football lovers was waiting for them in Colombo’s Independence Square. They got to see the trophy and feel the goosebumps they wouldn’t be winning any time soon.

SC recognizes Rana-led NOC again

January 3, 2018 07:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Supreme Court (SC) has again given its verdict recognizing the Rukma Shamsher Rana-led Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC), scrapping all writs filed against it. With the decision, the court has upheld its previous decision to deny legitimacy to the committee of NOC led by CPN-UML leader and lawmaker Jeevan Ram Shrestha.

SC re-recognizes Rana-led NOC

January 2, 2018 16:59 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Supreme Court (SC) has decided to re-recognize the Rukma Shamsher Rana-led Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) and has scraped all the writs filed by different petitioners including Jeevan Ram Shrestha.

ANFA meeting on August 16, Three Star issue still main agenda

August 4, 2017 07:35 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has summoned its working committee meeting on August 16 to discuss Three Star’s compensation issue.

Another new committee for SAG preparation

July 1, 2017 00:40 AM

KATHMANDU, July 1: National Sports Council (NSC), which has failed to make any notable progress regarding the preparation to host the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) despite postponing the date by 20 months, has formed a new committee under Lama Tendi Sherpa on Friday, assigning it to expedite infrastructure development works.

ACC Emerging Cup from March 25; DPL likely to be postponed

February 20, 2017 21:40 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Nepal is set to take part in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup 2017 scheduled from March 25 to April 5 in Bangladesh.

National Games concludes, fails in its ultimate goal

January 2, 2017 08:44 AM

DHARAN, Jan 2:The biggest sports festival of the country, National Games, is three and a half decades old. The event that began in 1981 and supposed to be organized on biennial basis should have seen 17 editions of the games in 35 years.

Curtain falls on Seventh Nation Games

December 30, 2016 21:25 PM

DHARAN, Dec 30: With promises to hold the next edition of the National Games in Mid Western Region after two years, the week-long Seventh National Games concluded on Friday in Dharan amidst poor management, weak infrastructure, political clash and serious issue of discipline violation.

Former footballer disheartened by same old conditions of players

December 30, 2016 21:15 PM

ITAHARI, Dec 30: Former national football team striker Surendra Tamang's house is nearly 200 m away from Itahari Satadium in Itahari. The very ground where Surendra learned to kick ball during his childhood days and later mastered his skills of football organized athletics, volleyball, taekwondo among other games under the Seventh National Games.

On-field disputes overshadow National Games

December 28, 2016 08:31 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 28: Expressing dissatisfaction over referee decision, a volleyball player of Western Region manhandled the referee on Tuesday.

Karateka Mukunda makes gold hat-trick in National Games

December 27, 2016 09:08 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 27: Karateka Mukunda Maharjan made a hat-trick of gold medals in the National Games on Monday as his team Armed Police Force (APF) maintained its domination in the martial arts games.

Poor infrastructures, management and playing conditions

December 26, 2016 01:00 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 26: "The Seventh National Games to be held in the Eastern Region will be conducted in the best ever sports infrastructures in the history of all National Games held so far. The seventh edition will set a milestone in terms of facilities to be used there," Keshav Kumar Bista, the member secretary of National Sports Council had made an ambitious declaration two weeks ago during a program organized to brief about the Games in the Capital.