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Shrestha elected ANFA President

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Kathmandu / Oct 24: Narendra lal Shrestha has been elected the President of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA). The election was held today for the posts of President and and Senior Vice-President that have remained vacant in the governing body of Nepali football. Mani Kunwar belonging to Shrestha group has been elected to the […]


Patan High Court clears way for ANFA election

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Kathmandu / Oct 21: The Patan High Court has vacated its September 30 stay order against the All Nepal Football Association’s presidential and vice-presidential polls. A division bench of judges Dilliraj Acharya and Bhim Kumar Ojha issued the verdict in response to a writ filed by FIFA Referee Committee’s Binod KC among others. The bench […]


Women cricketers to get cash reward for Asia Cup berth

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Kathmandu / Oct 19: Each member of the Nepal’s national women cricket team would be awarded with Rs 25,000 cash prize for finishing second in the recently held ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier Asia Region in Hong Kong. The team had also secured their berth in the Asia Cup Cricket. Minister for Youth and Sports […]


Nepal set to play Asia Cup

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Kathmandu, Oct 15: Nepal has been selected to play the Asian Cricket Cup to be held in Thailand in coming November/December. Nepal made it to the tournament after finishing as runners-up in the qualifying match held for the ICC Women’s World Cup. The Nepali national women’s cricket team finished second with 6 points, winning three […]


EPL cricket title goes to Panchakanya

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Kathmandu / Oct 3: Panchakanya Tez defeated Colours X-factors by 40 runs to clinch the maiden title of Everest Premier League (EPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament. In the final match held at TU cricket ground in Kirtipur today, Panchakaya had posted a total of 171 runs at the loss of four wickets in the stipulated 20 […]


18-member women’s national cricket team announced

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Kathmandu / Sept 13: An 18-member national women’s cricket team has been announced for the games taking place under the world cup qualification round in Hong Kong from October 9. The National Sports Council (NSC) announced the team as Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is currently under suspension. Nepal will be pitched against the host […]


AFC scraps appeal of players charged of match fixing

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Kathmandu / Aug 25: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has turned down the appeal five Nepali players made against the lifelong ban on them for their involvement in match fixing. The meeting of the appeal committee of the AFC on Thursday scrapped the appeal made by then captain Sagar Thapa, Bikash Singh Chhetri, Ritesh Thapa, […]


Nepal into the records book of Rio Olympics 2016

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Manoj Karki / Kathmandu: Olympics held in the interval of every four years across various continents are best known for making and breaking of records by individual athletes and the participating countries. Rio Olympics 2016 hence was no exception. Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt’s treble-treble, British Mo Farah’s double-double and American swimmer Michael Phelps’ staggering 27 […]


Japan Football Association kicks off ‘Goalkeeping Course’

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Kathmandu / Aug 24: Japan Football Association (JFA) has kicked off a five-day ‘Goalkeeping Course’ for Nepali goalkeepers at the ANFA Complex in Satdobato from today. Twenty-two youth goalkeepers are attending the course. Coach at the National Training Centre at Hokkaido, Japan, Ogata Gyosuke, is providing the training. Gyosuke is an expert goalkeeping trainer to […]


Three Star, Cambodia draw 1-1 in AFC Cup football playoff

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Kathmandu / Aug 23: The national league champion, Three Star Club tied 1-1 with Cambodia’s Nagaworld Club during the ongoing AFC Cup Football playoff selection in Mongolia. It was the second match Nepal played there. The Three Star netted in the 85th minute of the game played in Ulaanbaatar of Mongolia on Tuesday. It was […]




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