Rai, Sherpa win Everest Trail Race

KATHMANDU:  Suman Kulung Rai and Chhechee Sherpa won the seventh Everest Trail Race which concluded in Lukla yesterday. In the men’s category, Rai completed six stages from Jiri to Bhandar (22km), Jase Bhanjyang (24km), Kharikhola (37km), Phakding (28km), Tyangboche (20km) and Lukla (30km) in 18 hours, 35 minutes and 54 seconds to win the race, […]

Nepal thrash Malaysia by 8-wicket, enter into semis

KATHMANDU:  Nepali U-19 cricket team, buoyed by defeating India, emphatically demolished Malaysia by 8-wicket to enter into the semi-finals of the ACC U-19 Youth Asia Cup played at the Bayuemas Oval in Pandamaran, Klang, Malaysia, on Tuesday. Earlier, Nepal had lost to Bangladesh by 2 wickets, defeated defending champion India by 19-run and crushed the […]

ACC U-19 Asia Cup : Nepal register historic win against India

KATHMANDU:  Nepal put on a scintillating display of both batting and bowling to stun the tournament favorites India with 19-run victory during the ACC U-19 Asia Cup held at the Bayuemas Oval in Pandamaran, Klang, Malaysia on Sunday. With today’s victory, defeating test playing nation India in any category, Nepal kept its hope alive of […]

Nepal realises dream: Mulpani Cricket Ground opens with first match

KATHMANDU:  More than 15 years after Nepal dreamed of having an international ground in Mulpani, the country finally witnessed the opening of the facility on Saturday with a Twenty20 clash between Member Secretary XI and Veterans XI. International Cricket Council (ICC) had planned to build a Global Cricket Academy in Nepal in 2002 for which […]

Nepal face 5-0 defeat against Oman

KATHMANDU:  Nepal suffered a humiliating 5-0 defeat against Oman in their last group game of the AFC U-19 Qualifiers at the Dolen Omurzakov Stadium, in Bishekh on Wednesday. Having lost all their previous encounters, today’s game against Oman was to salvage some pride for the Himalayan Nation, however, couldn’t prevent further loss as opponent were […]

Govt plans to close thriving cricket ground to build quarters

KATHMANDU:  People were in awe when Karan KC delivered one of the most brilliant displays of fast bowling in recent memory against Hong Kong last month. His immaculate line and length went on to remove the most successful batsman of ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) and Middlesex alumni Anshuman Rath. Karan is also the […]

Yak Attack 2017, cycling competition kick-off

LAMJUNG:  The 11th edition of Yak Attack 2017, an International Mountain Bike Race, started from Besishahar of Lamjung district, on Sunday. It is the highest mountain bike race, held at an elevation of 5,416 above sea level, in the world. A total of 31 competitors from various 10 countries including Nepal are competing in the […]

Koirala claims singles title

KATHMANDU:  Prerana Koirala of Nepal and Garv Bahl of India claimed the singles titles of the ANLTA Asian Circuit One U-14 Junior Ranking Championship at Satdobato Tennis Courts on Thursday. Koirala eased to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Rayana Shah in the all-Nepal title clash for her maiden girls’ singles title recognised by Asian Tennis […]

Nakarmi bags medal

  KATHMANDU:  Gyaneddra Nakarmi and his son Rojin bagged medals in the World Powerlifting Tournament in New Delhi, India on Thursday. Gyanendra won silver medal in Masters category, while Rojin bagged bronze in sub-junior (U-19) category. Gyanendra had won gold medal in the championship three years ago, also in Delhi where Buddhi Jung Karki had […]