Tokyo finishes building stadium for 2020

November 19, 2019 15:25 pm

TOKYO, Nov 19: Construction work has been completed at Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympic Games, the site’s owners said on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, June 24: The State-3 government has appropriated Rs 50 million for the construction of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium in Chitwan.

KASKI June 21: Minister for Youth and Sports, Jagat Bahadur Bishwokarma, has argued that the country could not achieve prosperity unless the development in sports.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The inaugural match to be played at the Mulpani Cricket Stadium’s lower ground has been further postponed for Sunday as an inspection team found the venue unfit on Thursday.

BANKE, April 19: The Eighth National Games has officially kicked off at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke. President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the Games amid huge enthusiasm and fanfare on Thursday.

NEPALGUNJ, March 19: The official schedules for forthcoming 8th National Games are still undecided despite the inauguration of media center and release of official ‘jingle’ at Nepalgunj sports stadium on Monday. The major sports event of the country has already been postponed twice.

It’s government’s job

February 20, 2019 01:30 am

A sports stadium is a public asset which will benefit the entire country. Therefore, the government, not private entities like Dhurmus Suntali Foundation, should build it

Locals donate 50 ropani of land

September 25, 2018 15:25 pm

PANCHTHAR, Sept 25: Locals in Phidim of Paanchthar district have donated a total of 50 ropani of land for the construction of stadium free of cost. A total of 10 locals donated such area of land for the same.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation has finally chosen Bharatpur to construct its proposed international cricket stadium. The foundation made the announcement in a statement released through its official Facebook page on Tuesday.

NEPALGUNJ, July 7: Building of new sports infrastructure at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke, is going on in full swing in view of the upcoming Eighth National Games scheduled to be held here coming December.

Mahottari to have its own stadium

June 23, 2018 12:54 pm

MAHOTTARI, June 23: Mayor Hari Prasad Mandal of Matihani municipality laid foundation to construct a stadium in the area.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The Province 7 government has allocated a budget of Rs 50 million for the construction of the Fapla International Cricket Stadium for the fiscal year of 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed government's support to the plan of Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation to construct an international cricket stadium in the country.

KATHMANDU, Mar 24: Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwokarma on Saturday said the government would build an international standard stadium in Kathmandu. A detailed project report for the project has started, he said.

POKHARA, March 20: Minister for Youth and Sports, Jagat Bishwakarma, today said a well equipped international standard stadium would be built soon in Pokhara. He also pointed out the possibility in linking tourism of the lake city with sports, while speaking at a press conference organised in Pokhara by the Nepal Sports Journalists Forum, Kaski.

DANG, Feb 28: The National Sports Council has allocated Rs 340 million for the construction of a stadium at Beljhundi, Dang.

HETAUDA, Jan 12:: The construction of a national level cricket stadium has been completed in Hetauda.

SYDNEY, Nov 20: The new Perth Stadium will host the one-day international between England and Australia on Jan. 28, Cricket Australia (CA) said in a news release on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Nepali cricket fans’ decades-long dream of watching their national team playing at an international-standard cricket venue at home is getting elusive as the construction of Mulpani international cricket stadium is further delayed.

PARIS, August 5:  World record signing Neymar will be treated to a grand welcome ceremony at Paris St Germain's stadium on Saturday but will sit out the French club's Ligue 1 opener after his transfer was not registered in time.

LONDON, June 28: Prosecutors on Wednesday announced criminal charges against six people including ex-police chiefs over the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium crush in which 96 fans died, Britain's worst sporting disaster.

English Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur has signed a £400 million, five-year loan to finance the construction of its new 61,500-seat stadium, the club announced on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: National Sports Council (NSC) is set to renovate the Dasharath Stadium which has been out of use since getting damaged by earthquake almost two years back.

GAUSHALA, Jan 28: Construction task of a football stadium of international standard has begun at Jaleshwor-5 in Mahottari district.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A stadium is to be constructed in the memory of former CPN-UML General Secretary, Madan Bhandari at Thulo Dhunga, in Chandragiri Municipality.

Troubled champions Leicester City were held to a turgid 0-0 draw at Middlesbrough on Monday to edge further clear of the Premier League relegation zone.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: It will take at least three more years to repair the Dasharath Stadium parapet damaged by last year's devastating earthquakes. Though the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the stadium has still not been submitted, preliminary reports suggest that the stadium cannot be ready before three years.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the reconstruction of the Dasharath stadium, damaged in the earthquake, has already begun and would be completed soon.

LONDON, Nov 2: The mayor of London has ordered an investigation into the rising costs of converting the Olympic Stadium into the home venue for Premier League club West Ham.

MIDDLESBROUGH, Oct 16: Jose Holebas lit up an unspectacular game with an eye-catching goal to give Watford a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: With a view to build a national-level stadium, Chandragiri Municipality is organizing Naikap Gold Cup at Naikap, Kathmandu from October 15 to 30.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Bikers performed different stunts during a stunt show at the premises of Dashrath Stadium, Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16:The parapet of the only international stadium - Dasharath Stadium and adjoining area of the premises was cleaned on Friday under the leadership of Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Sripali.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The parapet of the only international stadium - Dasharath Stadium and adjoining area of the premises was cleaned on Friday under the leadership of Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Sripali.

Cash support for Fapla Stadium

August 16, 2016 21:38 pm

DHANGADI, Aug 16: Okinawa-Nepal Friendship Association, formed by a group of Nepalis living in Japan, on Tuesday provided cash support of Rs 50,000 for the Fapla International Cricket Stadium which is under construction in Dhangadi.

KATHMANDU, July 16: National Sports Council (NSC) Member Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista on Friday said that the opening ceremony of the 13th South Asian Games will be held at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu.

MOSCOW, July 15: The Russian city of St. Petersburg said Friday it has fired the general contractor building a trouble-plagued stadium which is to host World Cup matches in 2018.

Khaptad stadium construction begins

June 23, 2016 11:18 am

DOTI, June 23: The construction of a sport stadium has begun in Doti district.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Nepal is formally announcing the party at Dashrath Stadium on Sunday. Spokesperson Khim Lal Devkota said that representatives from 24 countries and all 75 districts of the country will attend the ceremony. The party said that major political parties and envoys of 25 countries have also been invited.

PARIS June 7:  A fire in an apartment building near France's national stadium left at least five people dead and 11 injured.