PYONGYANG, Feb 16: Roared on by a home crowd, South Korea’s Yun Sung-bin made history today. In an event that until now had been dominated by Western athletes, he became the first Asian to win gold in skeleton at the Winter Olympics.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: When people hear the word football, a ball’s image with people kicking it around comes in everyone’s mind. Football is beyond the kicking. Football, when looked deeper is a world of statistics which just gets bigger and bigger each day. The stats are one part of the game, but most people believe that a game can only be won with a good team and good players.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Seventy-eight percent of CPN-UML candidates and 58 percent of CPN (Maoist Center) candidates have won the recently concluded parliamentary and provincial assembly elections across the country.
BIRATNAGAR, Dec 11: Proving wrong the notion that elections cannot be won without money, Lal Babu Pandit of CPN-UML emerged victorious from Morang-6 in the recently concluded parliamentary elections. He defeated Nepali Congress (NC) heavyweight Shekhar Koirala in the polls, and that too, without spending anything.
BIRATNAGAR, Dec 10: Proving wrong the notion that elections cannot be won without money, Lal Babu Pandit of CPN-UML emerged victorious from Morang-6 in the recently concluded parliamentary elections. He defeated Nepali Congress (NC) heavyweight Shekhar Koirla in the polls, and that too, without spending anything.
These are the celebration times in Nepal, not because everyone is assured of much needed economic development that political parties have promised, and not because Left Alliance has swept federal parliament and provincial assembly elections (the constituent parties of this alliance have been tried, tested and found wanting for the last 20 years).
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Nepal Taekwondo Association felicitated World Taekwondo Federation (WTF)'s President Chung Won Choue in the capital on Tuesday. Choue, who is currently in his visit to Nepal since last Friday, was felicitated during a program organized to exchange greetings for the upcoming Tihar and Chhath festivals.
Shaunae Miller looked more like a Major League Baseball player trying to avoid a tag at home than an Olympic runner as she launched her body at the finish line in the 400 meters, diving to edge Allyson Felix for the gold medal.