KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) announced a 14-men squad for a triangular series under the ICC Cricket World Cup League-2 to be held at the Tribhuwan University Cricket Ground, Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Tuesday declared a 23-member squad for upcoming SAFF U-18 Championship which is scheduled to kick off on September 20 at Halchowk Stadium in Kathmandu.

Cricket team selected for SAG

August 29, 2019 14:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Thirty-five players have been selected to the national men's cricket team in the initial stage for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) taking place in Nepal in December.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced a 31-member team in the initial phase to play the Asia Second Round Qualifying under the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled to take place in Qatar.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Police has confirmed that the unidentified object, defused by the Nepalese Army, was not IED.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: A 14-member Nepal national women’s cricket squad has been announced to take part in Women’s T20 Smash being hosted in Thailand from January 12 to 18.

KATHMANDU, July 24: These cops on horseback are members of the Mounted Petrol Unit of Kathmandu Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD).

July 23: Southampton will have to sell players to facilitate the arrival of new signings in the remainder of the transfer window, the Premier league side’s manager Mark Hughes has said.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A good run of form in the Prime Minister (PM Cup) Cup has paved the way for opening batsman Pradeep Airee as well as wicket-keeper batsman Subash Khakurel back in the reckoning for the national squad to tour England and the Netherlands where Nepal will play the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the Netherlands from July 29 to August 3 respectively.

The son of legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun, has been picked for the national under-19 team.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepal Sports Council (NSC), Nepal Olympic Committee, and the Ministry of Youth and Sports have been requested to look into the selection of tennis squad for the forthcoming Asian Games to be hosted in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.

BRUSSELS, June 4: Belgium have retained injured Vincent Kompany in their final World Cup squad but put fellow defender Laurent Ciman on standby in case the Manchester City skipper is not fit for their opening match in Russia.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The Group C of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which starts from June 14 and concludes on July 15, will have more exciting ingredients in both attacking and defensive prospects as France, Denmark, Peru and Australia go head-to-head.

Julen Lopetegui has shown his hand, and how many other coaches would yearn to be in his position. What an incredible set of players he’s able to call upon to make up Spain’s 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia.

Forwards Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain have all been included in Argentina's 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia.

Uncapped 19-year-old Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold is in Gareth Southgate's 23-man England squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

Uncapped 19-year-old Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold is in Gareth Southgate's 23-man England squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial and Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette have been left out of the France squad for this year's World Cup in Russia.

The scorer of the goal that sealed Sweden's place in the World Cup will not be part of the country's 23-man squad heading to Russia.

As ever, Brazil will be considered one of the favourites for the World Cup this summer, and coach Tite has certainly gone for an attacking 23-man squad.

The hospital squad

May 4, 2018 08:21 am

It was while waiting for my father, who was recovering from a bout of pneumonia in the hospital that the thought struck me. Here I was at 2:00 am, unable to sleep, always on edge, waiting to hear if I would be summoned by someone for this or that requirement – all while my father was not only out of danger but well on his way to recuperating. The fact that I was simply fulfilling my filial duties did not detract from the futility of all this waiting.

KATHMANDU, March 21: A 20-man national football squad has been announced for the final Asian Football Confederations (AFC) Asian Qualifiers match against Yemen in Doha, Qatar on March 27. Nepal’s qualifications chances are over reeling at the bottom of the table with two points whereas Yemen, on seven points, is vying for top spot finish in the Group F.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Nepal national cricket team’s preliminary squad has been announced for the upcoming ICC World Cricket League Division Two to be held in Namibia from February 6 to 16 this year.

LONDON, Dec 7: Ben Stokes has been included in England’s one-day squad for the five-match series in Australia despite being under suspension.

Army squad defuses socket bomb

December 6, 2017 10:10 am

LAHAN, Dec 6: The bomb disposal squad of the Nepalese Army has deactivated a socket bomb found this morning at Gothtol of Lahan Municipality-9 in Siraha district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has finalized a 20-member squad for the upcoming SAFF U-15 Girls’ Championship to be held in Bangladesh from December 17 through 24.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: An 18-member cricket squad has been announced for the World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) under the captainship of Paras Khadka on Monday. The team will play two games with United Arab Emirates at the Sheikh Zayez Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on December 6 and 8.

NEW DELHI, Nov 24: An all-female police motorbike squad is set to take to Delhi’s streets next month, a senior police official said, as reports of violence against women rise in the Indian capital.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: A 20-member cricket squad has been announced on Wednesday for the second phase of the training camp for upcoming ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) matches against United Arab Emirates (UAE).

MUMBAI, Nov 21: India paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan have been released from the test squad against Sri Lanka due to “personal reasons”, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) has said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Shelter Ashraya Nepal, a NGO based in Kathmandu, has finalized the squad that will represent Nepal in the upcoming Street Child World Cup to be held in Moscow, Russia next year.

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, Nov 2: The final squad of 14 players is announced for upcoming Women's World T20 Asia Qualifier 2017. The women's premier tournament is set to be held in Thailand from 20 to 27 November.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The final squad of Nepal U-19 cricket team for upcoming ACC U-19 Youth Asia Cup 2017 was announced on Sunday. The tournament will be held at Malaysia from 9-20 November 2017.

Lopsang finalizes U19 squad

October 29, 2017 09:18 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Nepal U19 head coach Tshering Lopsang has finalized 23-member squad on Saturday for upcoming AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers.

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Twenty-two players squad for the upcoming closed camp of Women's T20 Qualifier's Asian Region tournament has been announced on Friday.

National futsal squad announced

October 8, 2017 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has announced 14-member national futsal squad for the upcoming AFC Futsal Championship 2018 Qualification Tournament to be held in Iran from October 15-17.

LONDON, Oct 6: All-rounder Ben Stokes will not travel with the rest of England’s squad for the Ashes, though no final decision has been taken on his participation in the test series in Australia, the England Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday.

CAPE TOWN, Oct 04: Bowler Dane Paterson was handed a first call-up to South Africa’s one-day international team on Wednesday for the series against Bangladesh, two days after receiving his first selection for the test side. He is the only uncapped player among the 14 called up for the three ODIs in Kimberley on Oct. 15; Paarl on Oct. 18 and East London on Oct. 22.

KATHMANDU, Oct 04: Nepal national football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has finalized a 23-member squad for Nepal's away match against Tajikistan on October 10 in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers.

INDORE, Sept 26: Australia have recalled pace bowler Andrew Tye to the squad for next month’s three-match Twenty20 international series against India, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday.

Preliminary cricket squad announced

September 7, 2017 09:09 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: An 18-member preliminary squad of national cricket team for the upcoming ICC World Cricket League Championship match against Hong Kong has been announced on Wednesday.

LONDON, August 30: England have named an unchanged squad for the series-deciding third Test against West Indies at Lord’s next week.

LONDON, August 29: Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has withdrawn from England’s squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia with a muscle injury, the Football Association said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 28: All-rounder Dipendra Singh Airee has replaced Sandeep Lamichhane as captain of Under-19 squad announced for ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament 2017 on Sunday.

U-19 squad announced, Airee to lead

August 28, 2017 05:29 am

KATHMANDU, August 28: All-rounder Dipendra Singh Airee has replaced Sandeep Lamichhane as captain of Under-19 squad announced for ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament 2017 on Sunday. Leg-spinner Lamichhane led Nepal in unsuccessful campaigns of U-19 Asia Cup in December 2016 and Asian Qualifiers for ICC U-19 World Cup 2018 held in Malaysia in July.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The 28-men preliminary squad of Nepal U19 cricket team for upcoming ACC U-19 Eastern Region qualifiers for U-19 Asia Cup has been announced.

ANFA announces squad for Japan tour

August 2, 2017 09:26 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has finalized the 24-man squad on Tuesday, for the upcoming Japan tour.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Sandeep Lamichhane is set to continue as the captain of under-19 national cricket team after leading the team back in Sri Lanka in December 2016. He will lead the 14-member squad in upcoming Asian leg of ICC World Cup Qualifier to be held at Singapore starting from July 17. Dipendra Singh Airee will be his deputy.