KATHMANDU, July 22: It has been confirmed that the Nepali player Soniya Bhatta will compete with a Russian player, Dolgova Irina, in judo at the 32nd Summer Olympics to be held in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Judoka Devika Khadka clinched the gold medal in women’s 52 kg weight category as Nepal secured four silvers and three bronzes at the Army Physical Fitness and Training Center in Lagankhel at the ongoing South Asian Games (SAG) on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Nepal Judo Association (NJA) is set to organize Eighth Ambika Bahadur Chhetri Memorial Open Judo Championship from August 12 to 14. On the sidelines, NJA will also host the referee and caching seminar. All the events will be held in International Sports Complex, Satdobato, in the Kathmandu Valley.
LUKLA, June 22: During his decades-long career as a hotel entrepreneur in the Everest region, former judo champion of Nepal Kazi Sherpa has seen many Olympic medalists visit the rugged mountain trails of Nepal for high-altitude training with a belief that such training would improve the prospect of winning medals during international games.
KATHMANDU, May 26: Manita Shrestha Pradhan on Friday secured a historic victory for Nepal in the Asian Judo Championships 2017, becoming the first woman judo player from Nepal to win a bout in the competition dubbed as 'Olympics of judo', according to a statement issued by Nepal Judo Association.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Orphans and helpless kids, who are often neglected by society and looked upon as burden, too have admirers. Such children are considered as potential recruits by Nepal Judo Association, which believes that they too can gain respect in society through sports and contribute to the nation.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: A 19-member Nepali judo team, including 12 players, is leaving for Kerala, India on Saturday to take part in the 10th Asian Cadet and 17th Asian Junior Judo Championship to be held from September 4 to11.
KATHMANDU,July 4: A three-member judo team, including two players, on Monday left for Yakutsk city of Russia to take part in the Sixth Children of Asia International Sports Games to be held from July 5 to 17.