THAILAND, July 7: A Thai rescuer died during an operation to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave complex, the latest setback for a mission fraught with danger as rescue teams brace for more rain that could delay their work.

EGYPT, June 26: A former Egyptian football player and sports commentator, Abdel Rahim Mohamed, reportedly suffered a heart attack and tragically died after his national team’s loss in the FIFA 2018 World Cup match against Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The second round of the group stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup offered unpredictability, salvation for some big guns and still time left for one last battle for some teams going into the third and the last round of the tournament.

MOSCOW, June 15: Egypt star striker Mohamed Salah is almost certain to play in his team's first match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia against Uruguay despite suffering a shoulder injury in late May, Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The government has decided that District Administration Offices (DAOs) will work in close coordination with branch offices of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to curb electricity theft.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepal Police Club overcame Province 5’s total of 200 runs in 44 overs by seven wickets to top the Group B table of the ongoing Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup (PM Cup), and is set for the second semifinal clash with Armed Police Force (APF) Club on Saturday.  Meanwhile, the losing team of the day, Province 5, will face the Group A table-topper Tribhuvan Army Club on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jun 1: Nepal has been included in the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s ranking for one day international (ODI) teams. According to the ICC, the Netherlands, Scotland and the United Arab Emirates including Nepal have been included in the ODI ranking teams effective from today.

ROLPA, Maay 14: The departmental teams along with Province 3 and Province 4 teams have advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing first Speaker’s Cup National Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Tournament being played in Liwang, Rolpa, on Sunday.

ROLPA, May 13: The first Speaker’s Cup National Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Tournament, the highest prize money tournament outside the valley, has started in Liwang, Rolpa on Saturday. The tournament which is organized by the National Sports Council (NSC) will conclude on May 16. A total of 20 teams each (seven each from seven provinces and three each from three departmental teams) of both men’s and women’s are taking part in the tournament being organized in league cum knockout format.

KATHMANDU, May 6: With two straight wins, the departmental teams Nepal Police Club and Armed Police Force advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fourth KNP Japan Women’s National Volleyball Tournament on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 28: India has won the South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Friday by defeating Nepal 2-0 in both girls’ and boys’ categories.

Both Nepali teams into final

April 27, 2018 07:55 am

KATHMANDU, April 27: Both the Nepali teams have advanced into the final of the ongoing South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Thursday.  In boys’ last four match played at the Satdobato Tennis Court, Nepal beat Pakistan 2-1 in the semifinals.

Both Nepali teams into semis

April 26, 2018 08:02 am

KATHMANDU, April 26: Both boys’ and girls’ teams of Nepal have advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Wednesday.

Both Budhanilkantha teams into final

April 25, 2018 11:31 am

KATHMANDU, April 25: Both men’s and women’s teams of Budhanilkantha have secured the final berth of the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament on Tuesday.

KOLKOTA, April 23: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will discus at its board meeting here about how to address the issue of accommodating more associate teams in future World Cups, an official said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The departmental teams Tribhuvan Army Club and Nepal Police Club along with Shivam New Diamond Academy have advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Open Women’s National Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 2: The semifinal lineup of the men’s category completed on Thursday, as all the three departmental teams -- Tribhuvan Army Club, Armed Police Force, and Nepal Police Club -- cemented their place in the last-four of the ongoing fourth NST-NVA National Women’s and Men’s Volleyball Tournament. Likewise, Help Nepal Sports Club also secured its semifinal berth.

Departmental teams into quarters

February 26, 2018 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) and Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) have entered into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fourth NST-NVA National Women’s and Men’s Volleyball Tournament with their respective wins on Sunday.

New Diamond, departmental teams win

February 11, 2018 09:44 am

CHITWAN, Feb 11: Two departmental teams--Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Armed Police Force (APF)—and Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) have started the first Mayor Cup International Invitational Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Saturday in Patihani, Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepal will complete a full circle taking the field on February 5 for their Division 2  match against the host team Namibia, after doing the same in 2015. Back then, Nepal finished third on net run rate behind the table toppers Namibia and Netherlands, securing a place in ICC World Cricket League Championship table for 2015-17 season along with Kenya after Afghanistan and Ireland were withdrawn from the original list.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) Jhapa is set to host the first ever Jhapa Sports Award coming Sunday.

POKHARA, Dec 27: The 21st Women’s and 31st Men’s National Volleyball Tournament has kicked off at the Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara from Tuesday.

It’s been a long road but World Cup qualifying has ended and we now know all 32 soccer teams who will compete at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The 24 teams to participate in the fourth season of the Century Bank Corporate Super Sixes-2017 cricket tournament were finalized on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The talks held between the representatives of Dr Govinda KC and the government are expected to conclude on Tuesday with the talks teams preparing the final draft of the agreement to address Dr KC's seven-point demand.

ZURICH, Oct 16:  FIFA has confirmed the seven highest-ranked nations joining host Russia as top-seeded teams in the World Cup finals draw.

MELBOURNE, Oct 9: Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams.

KATHMANDU, September 11: Government has deployed members of child health care teams in various 16 districts across Terai region to further streamline the intensified immunization program.

Chandbagh teams into quarterfinals

August 30, 2017 08:38 am

KATHMANDU, August 30: All the three teams of the Chandbagh School have reached to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Fourth Brihaspati Cup Inter School Mini Basketball Tournament on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI, July 27:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a major political victory on Thursday when Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar joined forces with his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), further weakening the field of credible opposition candidates.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepali U-23 football team which is at the last stage of preparation for the AFC U-23 2018 Qualifiers will face Bangladesh U-23 in a friendly match at ANFA Complex on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Nepal U-23 football team is set to play a friendly match against Bangladesh U-23 team on July 11. The youth teams of the two countries which are currently preparing for the upcoming AFC U-23 Qualifiers will lock horns at ANFA Complex, Satdobato.

KATHMANDU, March 2: A two-member team of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has held discussions with the officials of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) and representatives of commercial banks on a range of technical issues on providing exchange facility for demonetized Indian banknotes of 1,000 and 500 denominations in Nepal.

Departmental teams win in opening day

February 14, 2017 21:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Departmental teams Nepal Police Club and Tribhuvan Army Club made winning starts in the Second Pathibhara National Men's Open Volleyball that kicked off on Tuesday in Taplejung.

POKHARA, Feb 8: Departmental team Nepal Police Club inched a step closer to the men's title of Srijana Invitational International Men's and Women's Volleyball Tournament as it overcame the challenge of Armed Police Force (APF) in the last four clash on Wednesday.

POKHARA, Feb 7: Departmental teams continued the dominance in the ongoing Srijana Invitational International Men's and Women's Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday securing semifinal spots. However, Tribhuvan Army Club failed to progress to the last four in the women's event but went through in the men's side along with host Western Region and departmental rivals Nepal Police Club and Armed Police Force (APF). Similarly, in the last four of the women's event, New Diamond Academy and Western Region joined APF and Police.

POKHARA, Feb 5: Departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) and Nepal Police Club registered wins in the Srijana Invitational International Men's and Women's Volleyball Tournament on Sunday.

Five teams have qualified to compete in a $30 million Google-backed competition to land and operate robotic spacecraft on the surface of the moon, the XPrize Foundation said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The semifinal line-up of the ongoing Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) second National Men's Volleyball Tournament completed on Tuesday as three departmental teams-- Tribhuvan Army Club, Nepal Police Club, Armed Police Club (APF)-- and the Western Region booked their places in the last four.

Wining starts for departmental teams

January 23, 2017 08:33 am

KATHMAND, Jan 23: Defending champion Tribhuvan Army Club and runner-up Nepal Police Club have made winning start to the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Second National Men’s Volleyball Tournament on Sunday.

Top teams register wins in volleyball

January 18, 2017 21:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Title contenders Reed Model, Armed Police Force (APF) and New Diamond Academy all registered wins in the Dhorpatan Double League Women's Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Two separate delegations of Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) left for the US and Norway on Wednesday to participate in Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show 2017 and the Norwegian Travel Fair 2017, respectively.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Teams, captains and owners of the Sagarmatha Cement Dhangadhi Premier League, the first city-based auction cricket tournament, were announced on Thursday in the capital.

DHARAN, Dec 28: The semifinal line-up of the men's football at the Seventh National Games has been completed after Tribhuvan Army Club, Armed Police Force (APF) became the last two teams to book their places in the last four on Tuesday. Nepal Police Club and Central Region have already advanced to the semifinals from Group A.

Wins for departmental teams

December 24, 2016 09:09 am

DHARAN, Dec 24: Departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) and Tribhuvan Army Club recorded wins in their opening matches of men’s football played under Seventh National Games here on Friday.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has labelled it unfair that teams he believes are inferior to his side are higher in the Premier League table.

DOLALGHAT, Dec 2: The pair of Kopila Upreti and Kamala Pun of Nepal Police Club and Armed Police Force (APF) duo Reshma Bhandari and Nisana Balal are set to vie in the women's final of the ongoing Fifth Women's and Sixth Men's National Beach Volleyball Championship.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Solidarity for Dr KC Alliance (SDKA) staged protest at the TU Office on Wednesday  demanding resignation of Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya, the vice-chancellor of the Tribhuvan University (TU) and Dr KP Singh, dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Away teams Dhuku, Harisiddhi win

October 21, 2016 21:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Away teams Dhuku Futsal Hub and Harisiddhi Futsal emerged victorious in the Redbull National Futsal League held on Friday.

Handball teams leaving for Dhaka today

October 7, 2016 00:41 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepali men's and women's handball teams are set to leave for Dhaka, Bangladesh on Saturday to take part in the IHF Trophy scheduled for October 9 to 13. Men's team will take part in the U-21 event while women's team will vie in the U-20 event.