APF into final in both categories

January 24, 2020 13:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The four finalists were confirmed for the fifth RBB Men/Women Club Volleyball Championship after their respective semifinals in Kathmandu on Thursday. Defending champion departmental team Armed Police Force Club (APF) and New Diamond Sports Club will vie for the women’s trophy whereas Help Nepal Sports Club and APF will face off for the men’s trophy in the final match scheduled on Friday.

Unbeaten APF, New Diamond into semis

January 22, 2020 10:25 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Unbeaten Armed Police Force Club (APF) women and New Diamond women have marched into the semifinals of the fifth RBB Men’s and Women’s Club Championship volleyball on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The third round of New Diamond Cup Open National Women’s Volleyball Tournament will be held from January 8 to 11 at Dhorpatan Sports Club grounds in Kathmandu.

Nepal women win silver in volleyball

December 3, 2019 18:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal national women's volleyball team has lost the gold medal to India in competitive sets of 3-2 in the final clash played on Tuesday.

Pakistan and India to fight for gold

December 2, 2019 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Contenders India and Pakistan will face off in the final of men’s volleyball at the 13th South Asian Games after Pakistan defeated its semifinal competitor Bangladesh on straight sets 3-0.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: With two consecutive losses and poor all-round performance, Nepal national men’s volleyball has been knocked out of men’s volleyball from the group stages at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: India national women’s volleyball team beat Bangladesh in terrific straight sets 25-8, 25-11, 25-9 at the 13th South Asian Games being held in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Nepal national men's volleyball team which had suffered a loss in its first match against Bangladesh is playing against its strong contender India at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Friday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: After a terrific straight sets 3-0 win over Bangladesh a day ago, Nepal national women’s volleyball team suffered a disappointing 3-0 at the hands of contender India in volleyball at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Thursday.

India beat Nepal in Women's Volleyball

November 28, 2019 18:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Host Nepal has been defeated by India in a straight set of 24-26, 12-25 and 16-25i n Women's Volleyball competition under 13th South Asian Games held in Kathmandu on Thursday.

India beat Bangladesh in Men's Volleyball

November 28, 2019 17:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: India beat Bangladesh 3-0 in Men's Volleyball under the 13th South Asian Games held at the covered held at Tripureswor in the capital on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepal women’s volleyball team overcame Bangladesh in straight sets on Wednesday to begin its South Asian Games on a triumphant note while the men’s team fell short in a 3-2 set loss against Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Thirteenth edition of South Asian Games has begun with the match between Nepal and Bangladesh under women volleyball category although its formal inauguration will take place on December 1 at the Dasharath Stadium.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The volleyball competitions under the South Asian Games (SAG) will kick off from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepal national volleyball team has its eyes set on reaching the final of the fifth edition of the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Central Zone Senior Men’s Volleyball Tournament which starts today at Nepal Army’s Physical Fitness and Training Center in Lalitpur.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The national volleyball team of Uzbekistan has arrived Kathmandu to participate in the SCV Central Zone Male Volleyball Competition to be kicked off from tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Nepal national volleyball team clinched the friendly series 2-0 against Afghanistan after registering a stunning 3-2 win in the last match on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, August 15: Nepal has completed a whitewash against Afghanistan after winning the second friendly today.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Nepal beat Afghanistan 3-2 in the first friendly played at Army covered hall, Lagankhel today.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Nepali volleyball, which was once in a sorry state, is picking up the pieces to rise in the country’s sports arena. The game has taken a respectable height after it was declared Nepal’s national game.

Nepalese Portuguese Society Norway (NPS) and Helping Hand Nepal won the volleyball competition organized by Nepali Janasamparka Samiti (JSS) on Sunday in Oslo, Norway. A total of 11 teams participated in the competition where the teams Norway Blue Team, ONUF, Everest Sports Club and Nps reached to the semi-final.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): The fourth edition of the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) National Men’s Volleyball Tournament is set to start from June 2.

New Diamond wins Deputy-Mayor Cup

May 26, 2019 11:14 am

KATHMANDU, May 26: New Diamond Academy has won the Second Chandragiri Deputy-Mayor Cup Women’s School Volleyball Tournament with a 3-0 set victory over Paramount School on Saturday.  At its own premises in Naikap, New Diamond defeated Paramount on straight sets of 25-11, 25-19, 25-21 to win the title.

TAPLEJUNG, May 10: Nepal Police Club has lifted the Third National Pathivara Men’s National Volleyball Tournament defeating its departmental rival Tribhuvan Army Club 3-0 in Taplejung on Thursday.

TAPLEJUNG, May 7: Departmental teams -- Armed Police Force Club (APF), Tribhuvan Army Club, and Nepal Police Club -- and Gandaki Province have secured their respective quarterfinal spots during the third Paathivara Men’s Volleyball Tournament held in Taplejung on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Annapurna Hotel of Durbarmarg felicitated the women volleyball players of the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 28: An Usha Bhandari-inspired performance helped the departmental team Nepal Police Club start the Fifth KNP National Women’s Volleyball Tournament with a 3-1 win over New Diamond Academy in Lagankhel on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepal Communist Party chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal said sports has pivotal role in maintaining good health and discipline as well as establishing the country's identify of country.

APF, Police win volleyball titles

April 25, 2019 12:27 pm

NEPALGUNJ, April 25: Departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Nepal Police Club have lifted the men’s and women’s titles respectively in volleyball at the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj on Wednesday.

BANKE, April 24: Departmental teams Nepal Police Club and Tribhuvan Army Club on Tuesday set the summit clash of men’s volleyball at the Eighth National Games.

NEPALGUNJ, April 22: It was a strange moment Saturday for Nepal’s national volleyball player Kripa Adhikari to prepare for a volleyball match against Province 3, which features majority of New Diamond Academy players -- her former teammates -- in the ongoing Eighth National Games at under-construction Khajura volleyball court in Banke.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Sher Bahadur Memorial Foundation has signed a contract with Muktinath Development Bank to reward the winner of the fifth KNP National Women’s Volleyball Tournament.  The foundation’s patron Gamali Khadka and the bank’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pradhunna Pokharel signed on the agreement amid a press meet organized in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Sher Bahadur Memorial Foundation has signed a contract with Muktinath Development Bank to reward the winner of the fifth KNP National Women’s Volleyball Tournament.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The fifth KNP National Women’s Volleyball tournament has signed a sponsorship deal with the Regal Ink for the upcoming edition.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Uncertainties loom over the continuation of volleyball as the national game, with a lack of clarity in a proposed bill related to the management and development of the country's sports sector. The bill prepared by the Ministry of Youth and Sports has been tabled in the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) has named departmental club players Dhan Bahadur Bhatta and Saraswati Chaudhary the best players of the year in the NVA Awards on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Nepal Police Club have won two straight matches in the ongoing 14th Dhorpatan Double League Volleyball Tournament on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Dhorpatan Volleyball Club is organizing the 14th Dhorpatan Suzuki Women’s Double Volleyball League Championship from Saturday, without one of the tournament favorite New Diamond Academy. New Diamond had been participating in the tournament from the first edition, but has not yet won the title.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The second edition of the New Diamond Open Women’s Volleyball Tournament is set to start from the second week of January, said New Diamond Academy on Thursday.

BAGLUNG, Oct 8: Preparations for the 22nd National Women's Volleyball Tournament slated tomorrow (October 9) in the district are all over, said the organiser, the Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA).

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Chitwan Tigers has clinched the Aadhi Aabadhi Women’s Volleyball Tournament defeating the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club in straight sets of 3-0 on Wednesday.

New Diamond, Tigers into semis

October 1, 2018 07:41 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Shivam New Diamond Academy and Chitwan Tigers have advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Aadhi Aabadi Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The women volleyball championship of the highest prize is beginning tomorrow. Nepal Volleyball Association and Adhiawadhi Foundation of India are jointly organizing the championship.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Nepal won today's Men's Volleyball match held under the 18th Asian Games taking place in Indonesia.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA), in a bid to commercialize the national game, is organizing women’s volleyball league including franchise clubs starting this October. The league will be organized in coordination with Aadhi Awadhi Foundation of India. The government recognized volleyball as the national game of Nepal 14 months ago.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Three Star Academy and Shivam New Diamond Academy have advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing first Chandragiri Deputy-mayor Cup School-level Open Girls’ Volleyball Tournament on Saturday.

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 11: Nepal national volleyball team open spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha’s rise as a professional player has put the national prodigy among the top candidates to win the upcoming People’s Choice Award in Pulsar Sports Award slated for May 17.

KATHMANDU, May 11: A five-day event is set to mark the biggest cash prize volleyball competition in Nepal, kicking off in Libang, Rolpa, from May 12. National Sports Council (NSC) made the announcement at an official event held in Kathmandu on Thursday.