KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Long distance athlete Gopi Chandra Parki was given a farewell today. Parki is going to Germany to compete in the Berlin Marathon. Parki and coach Santosh Shrestha were given a send-off at a program organized here today by the Nepalgunj Marathon.
KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Former member-secretary of the National Sports Council (NSC) and former ambassador Rukma Shumsher Rana has passed away. According to family sources, he died last night at the age of 85 at his residence in Battisputali, Kathmandu. He was suffering from kidney ailment, diabetes and high blood pressure.
POKHARA, Feb 3: The 18th edition of Aaha Rara Gold Cup football competition is set to begin on March 5. The organizer Sahara Club announced that the Pokhara Stadium’s football ground will be used to host the prestigious competition of Gandaki Province.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nationals Sports Council Member Secretary Ramesh Kumar Silwal has clarified that the athletes who won two or more than two gold medals in the recently concluded 13th South Asian Games will receive Rs 1.1 million for each gold medal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepal Republic Media sports journalist Suman Chapagain was severely injured and admitted to hospital after coming under blows from Nepal Police Deputy Superintendent Santosh Singh Rathore and his colleagues inside Dasharath Stadium premises and in front of the National Sports Council head office, in Kathmandu on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Thailand’s Porntip Buranaprasertsuk and Korea’s Ga Eun Park have reached a step closer to the title as they advanced into the final of the women’s singles of the ongoing Yonex-Sunrise Nepal International Challenge- 2019 in Tripureshwar on Saturday.
A group of young girls and boys who were clad in the white kit were practicing with swords at the covered hall of National Police Academy, Maharajgunj on Thursday. They all were national fencers—preparing for the upcoming South Asian Games (SAG) 2019 in the closed camp. Excitement and enthusiasm were clearly visible on their faces while practicing since the combat sport— fencing; is being included for the first time in 13th edition of SAG.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The suspended Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Independet Panel and National Sports Council (NSC) have agreed to host elections for the association’s central working committee on September 27 and 28. A meeting between the three parties in Kathmandu on Monday decided to that effect.
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, July 28: Newly-appointed National Sports Council (NSC) Member Secretary Ramesh Silwal said on Saturday that no obstruction will be created in the preparations for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) just because of delay in preparing the working procedure.
BANKE, June 4: The hype generated by the eighth national games held in Nepalgunj has not died down even a month after the event. The week-long games organized by the National Sports Council (NSC) ended up gifting several physical infrastructures for the development of sports in Province 5. But on the flip side some wrongdoing by the organizing committee has also come to light.
DANG, April 19: The departmental team Nepal Police Club’s Chandrakala Lamgade has improved her own record in women’s shot put as she won the gold medal. She improved her record by throwing the iron ball to 12.04 meters to win the gold. Her previous record was 11.46 centimeters at the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The task force for Eighth National Games is set to finalize the dates and venues for player selections for the games, and recommend those dates to the National Sports Council (NSC), on Thursday. The games will be held in Province 5.
KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Tribhuvan Army Club’s Ratnajit Tamang, Nabin Shrestha and Rukesh Maharjan have advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Yonex Sunrise eighth Pushpalal Memorial National Open Badminton Tournament on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepal’s sports bodies are on the road to redemption with the National Sports Council (NSC) coming to full shape, Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma said in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
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.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The most important aspect in the development of football in a country is considered to be a regularly running annual league. It helps in the selection of the country’s finest players for the national team.
POKHARA, Sept 5:National Sports Council's member-secretary Keshab Kumar Bista has said the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) scheduled to be held in Nepal would not be affected due to physical infrastructure issues.