Prakash KC, winner of the eighth national games in weightlifting, admits that he never thought he would become a sportsperson. He started weightlifting at the age of 13 and since then he has often been winning the title of Junior Best Lifter Men in the national level. Recently, at the eighth national games, he broke the record by lifting 224 kg in the 67 kg body weight category. However, his personal best is 242 kg.
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.
KATHMANDU, April 27: The Eighth National Games ended on Wednesday with the departmental teams dominating the top three spots—not surprisingly—and the date and venue for the ninth edition of the tournament being announced.
NEPALGUNJ, April 25: On a day when five new national records were either improved or created, Tribhuvan Army Club’s Gaurika Singh on Wednesday managed to improve her three previous national records in swimming at the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj.
NEPALGUNJ, April 25: Departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Nepal Police Club have lifted the men’s and women’s titles respectively in volleyball at the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj on Wednesday.
NEPALGUNJ, April 25: A Bikash Tamang decider helped departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club win the gold medal defeating Nepal Police Club 1-0 in men’s football at the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj on Wednesday.
NEPALGUNJ, April 24: Gaurika Singh of Tribhuvan Army Club set another national record and bagged three gold medals as she took her gold tally to eight in swimming in the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Province 5 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the football final of the Eighth National Games in a semifinal match played at Nepalgunj Stadium in Nepalgunj on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Armed Police Force Club (APF) secured its first gold medal of the Eighth National Games in cricket after women’s cricket team defeated Province 1 by 87 runs in the final match played at Lamahi Cricket Ground in Dang on Tuesday.
NEPALGUNJ, April 23: Armed Police Force (APF) Club’s Raju Rai has bagged five gold medals in the ongoing 19th Men’s and seventh Women’s National Gymnastic Tournament at the Eighth National Games on Monday. Rai also claimed a silver medal to his name.
NEPALGUNJ, April 22: Kaski Archery Club’s Ashim Sherchan and Army’s Gyanu Awale have won gold medals in men’s and women’s 70-meter recurve categories respectively in the ongoing ninth Archery Tournament in Nepalgunj.
DANG, April 22: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club and Province 5’s Santoshi Shrestha set new national records in different categories and won gold in athletics in the ongoing Eighth National Games in Dang on Sunday.
NEPALGUNJ, April 22: It was a strange moment Saturday for Nepal’s national volleyball player Kripa Adhikari to prepare for a volleyball match against Province 3, which features majority of New Diamond Academy players -- her former teammates -- in the ongoing Eighth National Games at under-construction Khajura volleyball court in Banke.
NEPALGUNJ, April 22: Gaurika Singh of Tribhuvan Army Club and Armed Police Force (APF) Club duo Subham Shrestha and Tenzing Gurung set new national records in swimming in the ongoing Eighth National Games.
KATHMANDU, April 21: Departmental teams Nepal Police Club and Armed Police Force (APF) Club have secured semifinal places in the ongoing Eighth National Games with their respective wins in the matches played at Siddhartha Stadium in Bhairahawa on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, April 19: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club doubled its win tally in the ongoing Eighth National Games defeating Karnali Province by six wickets in the second match of the Group B at Kohalpur Cricket Ground, Banke on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, April 18: Sharad Vesawkar bagged player of the match award for grabbing five wickets in the match to provide Armed Police Force (APF) Club first win in cricket in the ongoing Eighth National Games by three wickets against Province 7 held at Siddharth Stadium in Bhairahawa on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, April 18: An official opening ceremony of bi-annual Eighth National Games is set to be held on Thursday at the renovated Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke. The matches were already started eight days ago with majority of the sports already played before the inauguration.
NEPALGUNJ, April 18: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s Manju BK and Province 4’s Rupak Nepali have won gold medals in the open weight categories in the National Full Contact Karate Tournament under the ongoing Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club won gold medal in mixed team events on the last day of the 16th National Judo Tournament on Tuesday, under the Eighth National Games. But Nepal Police Club dominated the medal tally with seven golds, one ahead of Army.
KATHMANDU, April 16: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has won five gold medals in different categories of Lawn Tennis under the Eighth National Games held at Lawn Tennis Court in Devinagar, Butwal on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The district qualifiers for the eighth National Games, which was postponed for two times, has been rescheduled to start from Friday. The qualifiers, which will be held by the Province 5, will run till December 7 in all the 77 districts. Secretariat Chief of the district Indra Bahadur Karki said that a total of 31,845 players have already registered their names for the district qualifiers.