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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Details of the expenses made to host the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) held last year are being publicized on Sunday nearly after a year of its completion.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Nepal head coach Umesh Patwal has tendered his resignation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Monday, according to sources.

Aaha Rara Gold Cup in March

February 3, 2020 10:47 am

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.

Nepal gold-less in badminton series

January 12, 2020 09:57 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Nepal lost in three finals of President Cup Nepal International Badminton Series whereas India grabbed five golds in the same event.

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, Dec 10: The 13th South Asian Games concluded amidst a glittering ceremony at the Dasarath stadium this evening.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The National Sports Council (NSC)-appointed working committee has informed that 599 players are kept in closed camp for special training to prepare for the 13th South Asian Games.

Buranaprasertsuk, Park to vie for title

November 17, 2019 12:09 pm

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.

Govt allocates over Rs 1 billion for SAG

September 21, 2019 08:53 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Ministry of Youth and Sports on Friday allocated a budget of Rs 1.05 billion for the upcoming South Asian Games (SAG) to be held in Kathmandu and Pokhara in December this year.

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.

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 2: National Sports Council (NSC) has failed to release the details of the expenses and progress report of the eighth National Games which was held in Province 5, few months ago.

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.

13th SAG on time: Silwal

July 14, 2019 11:20 am

POKHARA, July 14: Newly appointed member-secretary of National Sports Council Ramesh Kumar Silwal has said that the 13th South Asian Games will be held as per schedule.

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.

Prime Minister Cup from May 15

May 6, 2019 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, May 5: National Sports Council (NSC) is set to organize the third Prime Minister (PM) Cup one-day men’s cricket tournament from May 15. The event is being managed by Nepalaya International.

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, April 8: Paragliding, an adventure sport, has been included in the 8th National Games for the first time in Nepal. The national sporting event is set to start from April 18 in Province 5.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The National Sports Council (NSC) Member Secretary Keshav Kumar Bista said on Friday that the Eighth National Games to be held in Province 5 will be organized later this year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: A meeting of the working committee formed by National Sports Council held on Thursday has announced the dates and the venues to play selection matches of the Eighth National Games.

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, Jan 24: The South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) is set to meet on March 2 to decide the proposal for rescheduling date for the 13th South Asian Games.

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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.