KATHMANDU, April 18: An official opening ceremony of bi-annual Eighth National Games is set to be held on Thursday at the renovated Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke. The matches were already started eight days ago with majority of the sports already played before the inauguration.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The fourth round matches under the Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football Championship are kicking off from today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The national cricket team returned Nepal on Saturday to a minimal fanfare after winning the ICC World T20 ICC World T20 ‘B’ in Malaysia. Nepal won five matches and shared a point with Singapore in the last match after rain abandoned the match on its route to win the trophy on net run rate on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Sandeep Lamichhane has taken his tally to five wickets in four matches for Montreal Tigers in their fourth defeat in five matches in the ongoing Global T20 Canada League held at Maple Leaf Cricket Club, Toronto, Canada. Tigers lost their final league match against Toronto Nationals by a wicket on Monday. The leg-spinner from Nepal chipped in with wickets of Canadian players Nitish Kumar and Navneet Dhaliwal to take his total to five in the tournament.

Video replays are being used by referees for the first time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup to help make key decisions. Even though technology has been introduced to the game with the intention of causing as little interruption to the game as possible, it has still attracted criticism for breaking up play.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Football fans are eagerly waiting for June 14 when the FIFA World Cup starts. See each stadium along with the matches it will hold in the world cup fixture.

KATHMANDU, June 11: With just three days to go for the FIFA World Cup to start, the District Administration Office, Kathmandu on Monday issued a notice directing business firms, organizations, clubs and individuals to strictly follow rules while exhibiting football matches.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was banned for two matches by UEFA on Monday after being found guilty of communicating with his staff despite being sent to the stands in his team’s Champions League quarter-final second-leg defeat by Liverpool.

A diplomatic row means Saudi Arabia will be pirating all 64 matches of the World Cup after banning the sports channel in rival Qatar, which owns the broadcast rights.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepal secured the historic One-Day International (ODI) status defeating Papua New Guinea in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 in Zimbabwe earlier this month. Rohit Paudel, one of the heroes of Nepal’s milestone achievement, was playing his second tournament for Nepal. Republica’s Rajan Shah talked to Rohit Paudel asking his experience in his journey to ODI status.


NDA still unbeaten after nine matches

January 27, 2018 10:32 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) has continued its unbeaten run in the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Volleyball Double League Tournament with a 3-1 set win over TOPS Higher Secondary School on the ninth day on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Anshuman Rath’s 60 runs anchored the chase for Biratnagar Warriors winning the match by three wickets in a second nail-biting finish of the tournament. Pokhara left-arm spinners shared five wickets but couldn’t avoid the defeat.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal national cricket team skipper Paras Khadka has said that with Division 2 already in sight for the team, the matches against United Arab Emirates (UAE) in ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) this week would provide the team with a good exposure.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The preliminary 28 members squad for upcoming ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) Round 7 matches against UAE has been announced.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Hong Kong Cricket Association announced the live streaming of ICC World Cricket League Championship matches against Nepal on their official YouTube channel Hong Kong Cricket.

LONDON (AP) — The Tennis Integrity Unit says a total of four matches at Wimbledon and the French Open have been flagged for unusual betting patterns.

Tottenham Hotspur have been given approval to play the majority of their home matches next season in front of a capacity crowd at Wembley if they take up an option to play at the stadium, British media reported on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: A 14-member Nepali National cricket team has been declared for the ICC World Cricket League matches against Kenya.

Nepali players lose all singles matches

February 14, 2017 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: All three Nepali players faced defeats in the singles categories at ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament's Circuit Two on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The National Team Selection Committee of Nepal has called 24 players for training camp of the national cricket team for its ICC World Cricket League fifth round matches against Kenya. The training camp will begin from Sunday.

APF, New Diamond win Dhorpatan matches

January 9, 2017 21:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Defending champion Armed Police Force and runner up New Diamond Sports Academy registered wins on Monday in the 12th Dhorpatan Women's Double League Volleyball Tournament being held in the capital.

MADRID, Jan 7: Francisco "Isco" Alarcon began his year by scoring a brace in the 5-0 demolition of Granada on Saturday in La Liga as Real Madrid tied Barcelona's Spanish record of 39 games unbeaten in all competitions.

DHARAN, Dec 23: Nepal Police Club and Central Region made winning starts in men’s football under the Seventh National Games that kicked off on Thursday. Police overcame Eastern Region 2-1 while Central Region registered 3-0 win over Western Region at the ANFA Technical Center, Dharan.

India captain Virat Kohli has demanded better catching from his fielders after they let England off the hook on the opening morning of the drawn series opener in Rajkot.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Playing friendly match is an integral part of the preparations for any national football team before taking part in the international tournament. Friendly matches against tough opponent provides coach a good opportunity to test his players and see whether they can play in the way that they have been instructed during training session.

ROME, Oct 1: There is still no place for Mario Balotelli in the Italy squad as coach Gian Piero Ventura named a largely unchanged 26-man list for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Spain and Macedonia.

Both B Div matches end in draw

September 29, 2016 20:44 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: The Martyrs Memorial B Division Football League on Thursday saw both matches of the day end in stalemate. Ranipokhari Corner Team (RCT) and Pulchowk Sports Club shared points after a goalless draw while Divine Boys Union Club and Bansbari Club played a 2-2 draw at the APF ground in Halchowk, Kathmandu.

The Manchester derby in five matches

September 8, 2016 16:02 pm

LONDON, Sept 8: Manchester United welcome Manchester City to Old Trafford on Saturday in a derby match that sees opposing managers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola renew their sulphurous rivalry.

ROME, Aug 24: A minute of silence will be observed before all professional football matches in Italy this week to mourn the victims of an earthquake that rocked the central part of the country early Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Two friendly matches between Nepal and Bangladesh have been postponed due to an ‘unavoidable circumstances’.

LENS, France, June 25: With Cristiano Ronaldo finally showing his scoring prowess, Portugal is hoping to achieve something it hasn't managed yet at the European Championship - win a match.