KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The glittering lights and huge fanfare at Dasharath Stadium during the opening of the 13th South Asian Games on Sunday captivated many, including Sunita Maharjan, 26, but only for some time.

Shining in SAG

December 4, 2019 11:45 am

Nepali players have demonstrated excellent performance in ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) happening in three main cities of the country—Janakpur, Pokhara and Kathmandu. As of this writing, Nepali players have grabbed as many as 20 golds and several silvers and bronzes.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Santoshi Shrestha became the first female runner of Nepal to win an international gold in athletics following victory in the 10,000 meter race Tuesday at the ongoing 13th SAG in Kathmandu.

POKHARA, Dec 3: Nepal national women team completed the chase of 17 runs in five deliveries to humble women cricket team of Maldives by 10 wickets in the first match of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) being held at Pokhara Cricket Ground in Pokhara on Monday.

POKHARA, Dec 3: Nepal's Soni Gurung has won first gold in women's sprint during the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) Triathlon event held in Pokhara on Monday. India's Adarsha MN Sinamol achieved the same feat in men's category.

Invincible Anu Adhikari

December 3, 2019 11:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Anu Adhikari shone with two technical knockouts win as Nepal bagged seven golds and two silvers in nine different events of karate at the 13th South Asian Games on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Bhutan started its men’s football campaign of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) with a 1-0 win over Bangladesh, while the Maldives shared the spoils of a goalless draw against Sri Lanka on Monday.

Nepal claims seven golds in poomsae

December 3, 2019 11:04 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal bagged seven gold medals and one silver in the poomsae category of taekwondo in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) at Satdobato on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Both men and women Nepali teams have advanced into the semifinals of lawn tennis at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in Satdobato on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Ayesha Shakya, a mother of two, has won gold in the above 29 years age category of the individual Taekwondo Poomsae and for the team event of the same category held at Satdobato Sports Complex, Lalitpur Monday, to lead Nepal’s barrage of gold during the 13th South Asian Games (SAG).

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Sri Lanka national team made an emphatic comeback in the third-place playoff match for bronze medal to overcome Bangladesh in an exciting 13th South Asian Games (SAG) volleyball match held at Dasharath Stadium Covered Hall in Kathmandu on Monday.

Largest SAG begins with grand opening

December 2, 2019 07:55 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: President Bidya Bhandari inaugurated the 13th edition of South Asian Games (SAG) at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu on Sunday. The 28 sports disciplines and record number of more than 2000 athletes participating in the event have made this edition the largest ever.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) officially kicked off in the capital on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) is set to begin officially on Sunday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari will inaugurate the mega sporting event, which has returned home after 20 years, amid a special function at the Dasharath Stadium.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The volleyball competitions under the South Asian Games (SAG) will kick off from Wednesday.

Badminton team selected for 13th SAG

October 2, 2019 14:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepal Badminton Association has finalized the names of players for upcoming 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Wednesday.

Minister, secretaries hold SAG meeting

September 30, 2019 13:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30:  Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma and the secretaries of different committees formed for the organization of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) held a meeting Sunday to discuss ways of successful conduction of the mega sporting event.

13th SAG likely to reschedule again

January 21, 2019 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The 13th South Asian Games is likely to reschedule by six months as the Organising Secretariat has sent a proposal to the Nepal Olympic Committee requesting for its postponement. The Committee has received a letter from the Secretariat requesting for the reschedule citing infrastructure construction, said NOC's President Jeevan Ram Shrestha.