Kathmandu, May 2
A team consists of two Nepali Karate players left Nepal for Malaysia to participate in the 10th Okinawa International Karate Championship.
Surya Kumar Bhetwal and Hari Kumar Chand will participate in the competition to be organized in Perak city of Malaysia from May 3-5 as per the annual programme of Japan Karate Do Goju-Riyo Osiki Association Nepal.
Bhetwal is to participate in the 67 Kg weight category competition among the different 16 countries from Asia and Africa while ...
LONDON: Manchester United closed in on their 20th title when they won 2-0 at struggling Stoke City today and need only seven points from their remaining six matches to reclaim the Premier League crown.
Michael Carrick put United ahead with a scrappy goal after four minutes and Robin van Perise ended his 10-match scoring drought with a 66th minute penalty to seal the points from a game United dominated from start to finish. They now have 80 points from 32 ...
Kathmandu, April 12: Nepal Police Club athlete Keshari Chaudhary returned to the track for the 38th National Athletics Championship on Wednesday.
She came in the track after a nine-month long departmental training to set three national records to get a new tag of "record-girl of Nepali athletics".
She set national records in the women´s 100m hurdles and long jump on Wednesday, made another record on Thursday as she jumped 12.20m to clinch gold in women´s triple jump event.
She had the previous record ...
Kathmandu, April 11 - Nepalese National Team defender Sandip Rai won the title of Ncell Player of the Year.
The 24-year-old player was announced the player of the year on basis of the SMS voting and marks given by trainers and sport journalists.
He got overwhelming votes of 1,11,317 through SMS while trainers and journalists gave him 912 and 449 marks respectively.
He plays football for Three Star Club based.
The player was felicitated amidst a ceremony at All Nepal Football Association ...
HOUSTON: Fifth-seeded John Isner beat Ryan Harrison of the United States 7-6 (4), 6-4 in a first-round match at the US Men’s clay court championships on Tuesday.
Isner had three aces in the tiebreaker, including a 125mph shot at set point. His other aces were clocked at 137 and 138mph. Harrison broke Isner’s powerful serve in the ninth game of the second set, but Isner broke right back and took the victory at the third match point.
“He came up with ...
London, April 11: Lionel Messi came off the bench to kick-start a Barcelona fightback as the four-time winners reached the Champions League semi-finals on away goals.
Javier Pastore's clipped finish put Paris St-Germain ahead for the first time in the tie, 3-2 on aggregate.
But Messi, who suffered a hamstring strain in the first leg, inspired Barca and was involved as Pedro hammered home from 15 yards.
Andres Iniesta almost added a second for the hosts after a sublime turn.
PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti ...
TOKYO: Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams will be fit to play at the Brisbane International, which begins this weekend, after injury scares, organizers said on Thursday.
French Open champion Sharapova pulled out of an exhibition match against Caroline Wozniacki scheduled for Friday in Seoul because of a sore collarbone.
But the Russian, along with Williams one of the biggest draws in women's tennis, is due to arrive for the December 30-January 6 tournament on Saturday.
Sharapova withdrew from the Australian Open warm-up event ...
MELBOURNE, DEC 27- Michael Clarke struck a sublime century to become his country's highest test run-scorer in a calendar year as Australia marched to an imperious 278-run lead at the close of day two of the second test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
The Australia skipper, enjoying an inspirational 2012, surpassed the 1,544 runs Ricky Ponting amassed in 2005 during his innings of 106, before tail-ender Mitchell Johnson rubbed salt into Sri Lanka's wounds with an unbeaten 73.
Nathan Lyon, yet to ...
RATNANAGAR, DEC 27- The International Elephant Race and Chitwan Elephant Festival has kicked off at Sauraha, a tourist hub in Chitwan district.
A morning procession was held in Chitwan prior to the start of the elephant race. Over a dozen elephants and different cultural floats were part of the procession.
Sauraha in Chitwan is lavishly decorated for the festival. Main cross-roads, hotels, parks and resorts have been colourfully decorated.
The elephant race and festival is organized in Sauraha every year with the objective ...
Kathmandu, Dec. 25: Nepal Sotokan Karate Association is to organize
the Seventh National Sotokan Karate championship in the last week of
Speaking at a news conference organized in the capital today, General
Secretary of the Association, Shyam Sherpa, said the championship will
be organized in Bahrabise of Sindhupalchowk on January 24, 25, and 26,
A total of 110 players including ...
DEC 23 - One of the game's all-time greats, Sachin Tendulkar , on Sunday announced his retirement from one-day cricket, bringing to an end a glorious 23-year-old career in the format during which he rewrote numerous batting records.
"I have decided to retire from the One-Day format of the game. I feel blessed to have fulfilled the dream of being part of a World Cup wining Indian team. The preparatory process to defend the World Cup in 2015 should begin early ...
KATHMANDU, DEC 21 -
With high flying Machhindra FC and heavyweights Manang Marshyangdi Club faltering, Three Star Club prospered as their win over Iceberg Madhyapur Youth saw them go top of the table in the Red Bull Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League on Thursday.
Three Star made short work of Iceberg Madhyapur Youth Association as they won 2-0 at Dasarath Stadium. Meanwhile, Manang failed to close on the gap with Three Star, who have 18 points, after playing a 1-1 stalemate with ...