KATHMANDU, July 26: China has continued to remain atop in clinching gold medals in the 32nd Summer Olympics underway in Tokyo, the capital city of Japan.

Phoolman Bal and Shankar Chapagain (Dhankute Kanchha) have been awarded with Yuba Barsa Moti Prize-2076 BS.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Neema Gurung and Nisha Rawal have won silver medal in the international taekwondo championship held in South Korea.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal Wada-Ryu Karate-Do Association has felicitated its karate players who won international medals in different tournaments on Tuesday.

Nepal fails to win medal

April 28, 2018 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, April 28: Nepal has failed to win a medal in the fourth AVC Central Zone Men’s Volleyball Tournament after facing a 3-0 straight set defeat at the hands of Kyrgyzstan in the third place match on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal suffered a defeat at the hands of India in the final match of women’s category in the third and the final day of the 8th South Asian Judo Championship, on Monday.   The Indian team comprising of Sushila Devi Likmambam, Anita Angom Chanu, Sunibala Devi Huidrom, Garima Chaudhary and Tulika Maan defeated Nepali team comprising Devika Khadka, Manita Shrestha Pradhan, Phupu Lamhu Khatri, Bhawana Gharti Magar and Punam Shrestha 5-0 to win the gold.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepal’s Ravin Shrestha became the first and the only gold medalist for Nepal in the eighth South Asian Judo Championship on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Parag Pathak, an American economist of Nepali origin, has bagged the prestigious ‘John Bates Clark Medal’ for his work on market design and educational policy.  The medal is awarded by the American Economic Association (AEA) each year to an American economist under the age of forty ‘who is judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.’

KATHMANDU, April 22: Parag Pathak, an economics professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) born to  Nepali emigrant parents, has been awarded the John Bates Clark Medal.

SYRIA, April 21: Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad has sent a prestigious French award back in the post - saying he does not want to be honoured by 'a slave regime of the United States that supports terrorism'.

GANGNEUNG,  Feb 22: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of his Olympic bronze medal after admitting to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games.

ITAHARI, Jan 10: Tribhuwan Army Club (TAC) has won National Athletics Competition under the National Sports Council (NSC) championship adding five more golds on the final day in Itahari to take their total tally to 22 for the event on Tuesday.

ITAHARI, Jan 3: Nepal has clinched the International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship on Tuesday winning 57 golds, 42 silvers and 52 bronze medals played at the Covered Hall of Itahari Stadium.

Nepal Army gets UN medal

December 14, 2017 13:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The Nepalese Army peacekeeping force deployed in Rombek of South Sudan has been awarded with the United Nations Medal for outstanding performance.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Nepali Police Unit was awarded the United Nations Medal for its service in South Sudan. In awarding the medals, the Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, David Shearer, praised the contingent of 320 police officers – 180 based in the capital Juba and 140 based in Bor, in the Jonglei region, for “their commendable contribution to the Mission’s core mandate which is to protect civilians and to build durable peace in South Sudan.”

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has decorated for former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav with the 'Jana Aandolan Swarna Padaka (gold medal), 2074' and honoured him on the occasion of the 103rd birth anniversary of the late Ganesh Man Singh, the commander of the Jana Aandolan or People's Movement.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Nepal Army (NA) has honored six U.S. marines with Bravery Medal, who lost their lives while rescuing earthquake victims two years ago, recognizing their contribution during the disaster.

RIYADH, May 21: President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. Trump rewarded his hosts with a $110 billion arms package aimed at bolstering Saudi security and a slew of business agreements.

Western region gold medal

December 26, 2016 10:09 am

POKHARA, Dec 26: The Western region has won the first gold medal in tennis under the ongoing 7th National Games taking place at the Pokhara stadium.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The Sports Editor of Nagarik daily and immediate past president of Nepal Sports Journalist Federation, Ajay Phuyal has been awarded a gold medal by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Asia.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal’s hope of winning medal in the men’s section of the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad received a big jolt after losing to Iraq in the final round of the tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14: Phelps put the United States ahead to stay on the butterfly leg and Nathan Adrian finished it off, giving the most decorated athlete in Olympic history his 23rd career gold medal.