KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepal's junior badminton player Prince Dahal has climbed to the 11th position in the world ranking of badminton players announced by the World Badminton Federation (WBF) today.

Nepali junior shuttlers win silver

December 23, 2019 13:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The pair of Jessika Gurung and Rashila Maharjan has bagged silver medal in the Bangladesh Junior International Series Badminton Championship organized in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

POKHARA, Dec 5: Nepal has secured at least a bronze in the men's singles, doubles and mix doubles in the 13th South Asian Games at Badminton. Ratnajit Tamang in men’s single, the duo of Prince Dahal and Prafulla Maharjan in men's doubles, and the mixed duo of Bikash Shrestha and Anu Maya Rai in mixed doubles, all reached semifinals on Wednesday.

Nepal into badminton team event semis

December 2, 2019 08:48 am

POKHARA, Dec 2: Nepal opened the badminton team event with wins to reach the semifinals at the 13th South Asian Games in Pokhara on Sunday.

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Badminton team selected for 13th SAG

October 2, 2019 14:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepal Badminton Association has finalized the names of players for upcoming 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Wednesday.

DANG, APRIL 21: Breaking the dominance of Tribhuvan Army Club’s Ratnajit Tamang, Armed Police Force (APF) Club’s Dipesh Dhami has won the men’s singles in the ongoing 40th National Badminton Tournament in Dang.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Dipesh Dhami and Rasila Maharjan of departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Tribhuvan Army Club, respectively, have won the 15th Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament on Friday under men's and women's categories.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Dipesh Dhami of the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club won the mixed doubles title with Pooja Shrestha and reached finals of two other categories- men’s singles and men’s doubles- in the ongoing 15th Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club’s Dipesh Dhami has advanced into the semifinals of the 15th Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament in three categories on Wednesday.

Sportsman for life

December 21, 2018 09:15 am

Badminton has been, for a very long time, called a ‘gentleman’s game’. The sport is Eurasian in its roots and easily one of the most played sports in the world, especially the Asian countries. Players from China and Japan have been dominating the world rankings for decades now. In Nepal too, badminton has always been a cherished sport. Shuttles and rackets have never been objects of curiosity, they have always been around. Kids, the aunties and the uncles, the young and the elderly have been besotted by the sport for very long.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Barsha Man Pun 'Ananta', Minister for Energy, and his wife Onsari Gharti Magar, ex-speaker are seen playing badminton. The couple played the game during the inauguration of Men's Double Badminton Competition in Ropla.

Nepal enters quarter-final

August 19, 2018 16:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepal has entered quarter-final in the men's category of badminton under the Asian Games that kicked-off in Indonesia Saturday.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 6: Regional Sports Development Committee, with the coordination of District Sports Development Committee Solukhumbu, is set to organize the Regional Badminton Tournament for the first time in Solukhumbu district from Saturday at the Covered Hall in Salleri.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s Ratnajit Tamang has clinched the men’s singles title of the ongoing sixth Nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s pair Ratnajit Tamang and Nabin Shrestha has won the men’s doubles of the ongoing nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament, defeating the other departmental team Armed Police Force’s pair of Deepesh Dhami and Bijit Thapa Magar 21-16, 19-21, 22-20 on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nangsal Tamang of the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has won the women’s singles title of the Nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The siblings shuttlers of departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) have defended the 39the National Badminton Tournament under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Saturday.

Nangsal into badminton quarters

January 18, 2018 09:28 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nangsal Devi Tamang of Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC)’s Nangsal Devi Tamang has advanced into the women’s singles quarterfinals of the ongoing 39th National Badminton Tournament under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Wednesday, beating Central Region’s Tara Ale 21-3, 21-3.

36th Badminton Tournament kicks off

January 16, 2018 16:24 pm

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Jan 16: 39th Badminton Tournament under National Sports Council Championship has begun at Bhimduttanagar of Kanchanpur district from Tuesday. The tournament organized by District Badminton Association, Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Tribhuvan Army Club dominated the Yonex Sunrise 6th Puspa Lal Memorial Open National Badminton Championship that concluded on Tuesday, winning seven events out nine. Army players became champions in the men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles, boy’s U-17, girl’s U-17 and U-15.

Badminton players selected

June 19, 2017 21:35 pm

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepal Badminton Association (NBA) has selected six players including three boys and three girls for the upcoming Badminton Asia Junior Championship to be held in Jakarta of Indonesia from July 22 to 30.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Gangata Youth Club is organizing the Fourth National Level Badminton Championship from March 22 to 25 in Beni, the headquarters of Myagdi district. The event carrying highest cash prize in domestic volleyball will be played at the indoor facility in Kalipur, Beni having two courts.

MYAGDI, Feb 26: The Fourth National Badminton Competition is set to be held in Beni, the district headquarters of Myagdi, from March 23 to 25.

Badminton hall in the offing in Pokhara

February 18, 2017 03:33 am

POKHARA, Feb 18: As a joint venture of the National Sports Council (NSC) and Kaski District Badminton Association (KDBA), Pokhara stadium premises will have a well equipped badminton covered hall of international standard within two years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has announced to organize three different tournaments later this year in the capital city Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: South Asian powerhouse India claimed top position in four events out of six in the BWF Yonex Sunrise International Series 2016 badminton tournament that concluded in the capital on Saturday.

Indian players dominate badminton series

December 17, 2016 11:01 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Indian players dominated the ongoing BWF Yonex Sunrise International Series 2016 badminton tournament as they made to the finals of four out of five events included.

Nepal's challenge ends in badminton

December 16, 2016 06:07 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Nepal's challenge in the ongoing BWF Yonex Sunrise International Series 2016 badminton tournament ended in quarterfinal after none of the Nepali players including medal hopeful Tamang siblings Ratnajit and Nangsal lost their last eight matches on Thursday.

DHANKUTA, Dec 9: The selection round of the badminton players for the Seventh National Games concluded in the eastern region on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepal Badminton Association (NBA) is set to organize the BWF International Series in Kathmandu from December 13 to 17 at the covered hall of National Sports Council. This is the sixth international badminton tournament that NBA is organizing in Nepal. Earlier, it had organized the same series back in 2008.

Family of badminton champions

November 25, 2016 02:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Tamang siblings Nangsal Devi, Ratna Jeet and Sara Devi are well known name in national badminton fraternity since almost half a decade. Nangsal and Ratna are the current national champions in women's and men's section. Sara is the former national champion and is out of action since a year due to knee injury. She went under the knife seven months back and is currently nursing her injury.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Ratna Jeet Tamang of Tribhuvan Army Club has clinched the title of First Zest Open National Badminton Tournament on Tuesday.

Zest national badminton from Oct 2

September 29, 2016 20:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Zest Badminton Academy is set to organize the first edition of Zest Open National Badminton Tournament from October 2-6. All the matches will be played at Zest's indoor hall in Basundhara, Kathmandu.

Badminton tournament from today

August 25, 2016 01:50 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: First Brothers Badminton Tournament is set to begin in Kathmandu on Thursday. Brothers Sports Hall, Gangata Youth Club and Dhorpatan Club are jointly organizing the four-day tournament on the occasion of Krishna Janmasthami.

Open badminton from June 25

June 14, 2016 18:09 pm

KATHMANDU, June 13: Peace Fitness Center, Kathmandu is holding the Open Badminton Tournament at its own court in Sinamangal from June 25 to July 2.