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Briton dies after falling off paraglider in Pokhara

Briton dies after falling off paraglider in Pokhara

KATHMANDU:  A British national died on Sunday after falling off a paraglider at Godari of Pokhara-26 in Kaski district. Police identified the deceased as 68-year-old Michael Peter Plamchapd, who had sustained head injuries after he fell from the sky while flying. The sexagenarian had died while undergoing treatment at the Metro City Hospital in the Lake […]

January 23rd, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | Read More »

Angelique Kerber getting used to birthdays away from home

Angelique Kerber getting used to birthdays away from home

MELBOURNE:  Little did Angelique Kerber know when she turned 18 at home in Bremen, Germany, that the next decade of celebrating her birthday would be spent some 16,000 kilometres (10,000 miles) away at the Australian Open. Or for that matter, that her first Grand Slam victory would come at Melbourne Park in 2016. The now […]

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for 4th time (Video)

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for 4th time (Video)

ZURICH:  Capping what he called the best year of is career, Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday. The double European champion with Portugal and Real Madrid beat great rival Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to complete a sweep of top individual awards. “It was a year that was magnificent at a personal level […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

Nepal into SAFF Women’s semifinal

Nepal into SAFF Women’s semifinal

KATHMANDU:  Nepal has advanced to the semifinal of the ongoing SAFF Women’s Championship as the group champion on Friday. Nepali pulled a 1-0 win over Sri Lanka in its last group match held at Kanchenjunga stadium, Siliguri, India to book the place in the last four with cent percent winning record. Nepal which had beaten […]

December 30th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

Double amputee among 100 take part in winter ski fest in Gosainkunda

Double amputee among 100 take part in winter ski fest in Gosainkunda

KATHMANDU:  Over 100 participants around the world took part in fifth winter ski festival which concluded yesterday in Gosaikunda region, according to organisers. Krishna Thapa Magar, Managing Director at Himalayan Ski and Trek, informed that the winter sports gathered more than 25 foreigners and over 80 Nepalis in the festival. The foreigners were from the […]

December 28th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

3,972 athletes vying for 294 gold medals

3,972 athletes vying for 294 gold medals

BIRATNAGAR:  The seventh National Games officially kicked off in the eastern region with President Bidhya Devi Bhandari inaugurating the sporting extravaganza amidst a grand opening ceremony at Shahid Maidan Stadium in Biratnagar yesterday. President Bhandari congratulated the organising committee for making the games possible overcoming several hurdles, including the damage caused to infrastructure by the […]

December 24th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

Ronaldo’s golden year rewarded with fourth Ballon d’Or

Ronaldo’s golden year rewarded with fourth Ballon d’Or

PARIS:  Cristiano Ronaldo capped a remarkable year by claiming a fourth Ballon d’Or award on Monday after leading Portugal to an emotional European Championship title and Real Madrid to a record-extending Champions League crown in 2016. Ronaldo is one short of the record tally of five awards won by Barcelona’s Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who […]

December 13th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

Chitwan Elephant Festival to be held in Sauraha from Dec 26

Chitwan Elephant Festival to be held in Sauraha from Dec 26

CHITWAN:  Chitwan Elephant Festival is going to be held at Sauraha in Chitwan district from December 26 to 30. The International Elephant Polo will remain the highlight of the Festival which is being held after a gap of 7 years, according to International Elephant Polo Competition Coordinator Shankar Sainju. The Regional Hotel Association at Sauraha […]

December 9th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | Read More »

World’s oldest gymnast aged 86 performs jaw-dropping routine on parallel bars

World’s oldest gymnast aged 86 performs jaw-dropping routine on parallel bars

LONDON:  If you were inspired to take up a sport by the London 2012 Olympics but then quickly dismissed the idea because you thought you were too old – then think again. A German gymnast has shown age is no barrier to sporting achievement by being named the world’s Oldest Gymnast at the age of […]

December 6th, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | Read More »

Nepal to host 13th South Asian Games

Nepal to host 13th South Asian Games

KATHMANDU:  The 13th edition of the South Asian Games would be held in Nepal from March 9 to 18 2019. A meeting of the South Asian Olympic Council in Kathmandu made the decision to this effect, according to Nepal Olympic Committee President Jeevan Ram Shrestha. Representatives of Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka had attended […]

December 3rd, 2016 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | Read More »

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