I was devastated after the doctor told me, I had to quit playing. But my parents and Gurus supported me and helped me lead my life toward satisfaction. I am living a satisfied life as a teacher and a coach. I had never imagined that I would be a school teacher,”

Asmita Khanal: A sporty actor

October 14, 2019 18:13 pm

Asmita Khanal's main goal was to support body growth via gymnastic but eventually this sport grew into her passion. And, now she is the an international female gymnastic player.

NEW YORK, Oct 5: Sportswear maker Nike Inc and video game maker Electronic Arts Inc and said on Thursday they were concerned about rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s best football players.

MADRID, Aug 3: Florentino Pérez chose his own way to reassure everyone that the 32-year-old Modrić isn't going anywhere, with his release clause exceeding the record sum ever paid for a football player by more than three times.

July 25: France’s World Cup star Kylian Mbappe joined regulars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s player award, world soccer’s governing body announced on Tuesday.

LONDON, June 12 : In 1990, months after the Berlin Wall came crashing down, West Germany won its third World Cup and Franz Beckenbauer became the first person to win as captain and coach.

According to the latest calculations from CIES Football Observatory, England captain and 30 goal Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the player with the highest transfer value heading into the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal Chair KP Sharma Oli has expressed sorrow over the demise of football player Mani Bikram Shah today.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has won the title of 'Best Youth Player of the Year ' of the Pulsar Sports Awards 2018

Mohamed Salah has added yet another award to his glittering collection after the Liverpool star was named EA Sports' Premier League Player of the Season on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has extended its contract with the Kiran Shoes Manufacturers’ Gold Star Shoes as official footwear for the second season of the event set to be hosted in Dhangadhi from March 31.

SOUTH KOREA, Feb 20: A Slovenian hockey player who became the third athlete to be caught doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics said Tuesday he tested positive for an asthma drug that he took under doctor's orders.

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 4: For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL’s Most Valuable Player.

STOCKHOLM, Nov 21: Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s unbroken ten-year run as Sweden’s best player came to an end on Monday when FC Krasnodar defender Andreas Granqvist won the country’s Golden Ball for 2017.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: A squad of 22 players has been announced for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 Qualifiers Asian Region Tournament under the captaincy of Rubina Chhetry Belbase.

LONDON, Oct 24: Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday.

CALIFORNIA, Oct 10: Karate player Ujjawal Thakuri has got his name registered in the Guinness World Records. Thakuri has set a new record by lifting 63.58 kilograms weight amid a programme in the USA. He broke the record of a man, who lifted 50-kilogram weight earlier.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Kiran Chemjong has been announced as the Best Player of the Year 2017.

MELBOURNE, July 27: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland wants an independent umpire appointed to arbitrate in the pay dispute with the players’ union if the long-running impasse isn’t resolved next week.

Basketball player Sneha Shrestha used to play volleyball during her school days. She was later drawn to playing basketball after she saw her seniors in the game.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Former national team midfielder Basanta Gauchan has said he is looking forward to establish a football academy in Nepal. Basanta, who is now working as a coach for Funroots Football Academy in Japan, shared his plan in the capital on Monday.

PYONGYANG, June 13: Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flew back to Pyongyang on Tuesday for the first time in Donald Trump’s presidency. He said he is “just trying to open a door” on a mission that he thinks his former “Celebrity Apprentice” boss would support.

BARCELONA, May 24: Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Barcelona football star Lionel Messi and stood by a Catalan regional court's 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud, court documents showed.

LONDON, May 9: As Cesc Fabregas composed Chelsea's march to the brink of the English Premier League title, it was hard to believe the midfielder was making just his 11th start of the campaign on Monday.

NNIPA player of the year award on Feb 28

February 19, 2017 21:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Nepal National and International Players Association (NNIPA) is set to organize the best player of the year award 2072 in the capital on February 28.

ZURICH, Jan 10: Capping what he called the best year of his career,Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 22: India spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin has been named the ICC Cricketer of the Year, and the 2016 test player of the year, at the annual International Cricket Council awards, announced on Thursday.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 22: India spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin has been named the ICC Cricketer of the Year, and the 2016 test player of the year, at the annual International Cricket Council awards, announced on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Nepal's number one Ratnajit Tamang became only Nepali male player to make to the quarterfinal of the ongoing BWF Yonex Sunrise International Series 2016 badminton tournament.

LONDON, Dec 3: A former Chelsea player said he was paid 50,000 pounds ($77,500) by the Premier League club to "keep a lid" on sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of its former chief scout.

Squash player Hira feted by GB

October 23, 2016 21:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Veteran squash player Hira Bahadur Thapa announced his retirement on Saturday. He was felicitated on the same day by GB Marketing Private Limited with Rs 100,000.

ZÜRICH, Sept 17: Fifa has ended its association with the Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player.

BARCELONA, Sept 14: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hailed hat-trick hero Lionel Messi as the greatest player in the world "in every position" after the Argentine maestro sent another record tumbling in a thumping 7-0 Champions League win over Celtic.

MONACO, Aug 26: Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA's award as the best player in Europe last season after helping Portugal to win the European Championship and having another stellar campaign for Real Madrid.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Taekwando player Nisha Rawal faced defeat in the first round of the above 67 Kg weight category bout in the Rio Olympics currently underway in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Teenage swimming sensation of Nepal, Gaurika Singh, is the youngest player to compete in the Rio Olympics beginning from Friday, the official Olympic News Service has confirmed. She will compete in women's 100 m backstroke.

KATHMANDU, July 2 : Footballer Biraj Maharjan received the Dasharath Chand Best Player Award-2072 at the National Sports Council (NSC) premises in Tripureshwar on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The producer and actor of a Nepali film 'Relation' has pledged cash prize for Nepali taekwondo player Nisha Rawal who has earned the wild card for the Summer Olympic Games to be held in Brazil.

KATHMANDU, June 16:  Nepal National Muaythai Association on Thursday honored Gunaraj Ruchal with player-of-the-year award for his performance in 2015.

LONDON, APril 25: Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez became the first African to be named English football's player of the year on Sunday, straight after the Algerian helped his team close in on the Premier League title.