Kushal Bhurtel: Nepal cricket’s humble underdog stole the limelight quite late. What next?
Nepal's batting has been historically weak. Whatever the reason might be, rarely had Nepal or a Nepali batsman performed well in any international tournament in the past.
Tri-nation Series: Nepal lose thriller to the Netherlands
The Netherlands have beaten Nepal by three wickets with three balls to spare at the Tri-nation T20I Series in TU Cricket Ground on Tuesday.
Nepal cricket: Kushal Bhurtel creates history as he scores 50+ in 3 consecutive games
Nepal's opening batsman Kushal Bhurtel has created history at TU Cricket Ground on Tuesday. Scoring another half-century, his third in as many matches, Bhurtel has become the first player in the history of international T20 cricket to do so.
Nepal squad announced for tri-nation series
Nepal’s cricket governing body, the Cricket Association of Nepal, has announced a 15-member team for the tri-nation series Nepal are playing with the Netherlands and Malaysia.
Nishma Shrestha: Grabbing medals one after other, this lady inspires female cyclists in Nepal
Born in Kathmandu, Shrestha had a low-key childhood. She was shy and introverted and never really had any liking for the outdoors. But, that slowly changed. By the time she was in her teens, she started to develop a...
Nepal cricket: 20 called to closed camp for tri-nation series
Nepal's cricket governing body, the Cricket Association of Nepal, has called 20 players to a closed camp to prepare for the tri-nation series Nepal are playing with the Netherlands and Malaysia.
7 best swimming pools in Kathmandu
Summer is nearly upon us. As the temperatures rise, the urge to jump into a pool must be on a lot of people’s mind because a dip in a swimming pool is as therapeutic as it is refreshing. Due...
A review of Biraj Maharjan, Nepal’s most successful football captain’s career
Biraj Maharjan warmed up at Dasharath Stadium on Monday, with a heavy heart. Having played 72 times for Nepal, captaining them 18 times, this was going to be his last match. As he came on for Tridev Gurung, in...
Nepal beat Bangladesh to win first trophy at home in 37 years
At a gloomy yet jubilant Dasharath Stadium, Nepal beat Bangladesh 2-1 to win the Three Nations Cup held in Kathmandu on Monday. With this, Nepal’s senior team have won a trophy at home for the first time in 37...
Nepal squad announced for Three Nations Cup with Bangladesh and Kyrgyzstan
The All Nepal Football Association has announced a 23-member team for the Three Nations Cup involving Bangladesh and Kyrgyzstan that is taking place at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu.
Coach Dav Whatmore to go to all provinces for ‘cricket clinic’
The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) says it will organise a 'cricket clinic' in each of the seven provinces across Nepal in its bid to encourage young cricketers.
Gaurika Singh: Despite pandemic, Nepal’s young swimming sensation is working hard to grab next medal...
Gaurika Singh, at Best Venue's enclosed swimming pool, is putting in lap after lap. First, she works on her freestyle, then backstroke. With motivation and determination, for the next two hours, she relentlessly works on her weaknesses.
Nepal footballers to play remaining World Cup Qualifier games in Kuwait
The Asian Football Federation has announced that Nepal will play the remaining matches under the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 in Qatar.
Women’s Day: Equal pay is a far cry from reality for Nepal’s sportswomen
Even though football set a good example, equal pay in sports is still a far cry in Nepal. Football remains the only sport to support equal pay. Other sporting bodies have hardly discussed it, let alone implemented it.
Nepal-Australia football match scheduled for March 30 in limbo
Nepal's football match with Australia under the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 have also been pushed into limbo as the Asian Football Federation did not include the match in...
Saru Limbu began playing football barefoot. Today, she has a bigger dream for her nation
Saru Limbu, 21, was in raptures when she won the best player award in the National Women's League as an Armed Police Force player on February 19. She had had a great season as she capped it off with...
Gary Philips appointed Nepal’s women football team coach
Australian Gary Philips has been appointed as the head coach of the Nepali national women's team.
Nepal’s tri-series against Oman, US postponed indefinitely
The International Cricket Council says it has postponed three World Cup League 2 series, including one involving Nepal, Oman and the United States.
32 cricketers called to close camp for tri-series involving Oman, US
The national cricket governing body, Cricket Association of Nepal, has selected 32 players for preliminary preparations of a tri-series involving Oman and the United States that Nepal are playing next month.
Dhurmus, Suntali’s cricket stadium project in limbo as donors don’t keep promises
Due to lack of funds, the project has not moved as swiftly as he had hoped. His days are often spent thinking about how and where to manage the funds as, without it, the project's future is in limbo.
4 most interesting and challenging golf holes in Nepal
Nepal may seem like an unlikely place to have a great round of golf, but the stunning, mountain-backed courses are well worth your time. Here are some gems.
Whatmore promises to improve Nepali cricket, says he likes this new challenge
Kathmandu, January 21 Dav Whatmore has formally taken the role as the head coach of Nepal’s national cricket team on Thursday. Whatmore, who came to Kathmandu on Sunday, was appointed head coach on December 17, 2020. Whatmore, 66, has...
Rashila Tamang: A teen’s race, from fun to fame, in Nepal’s trail and ultrarunning scene
Rashila Tamang first ran for fun. As a part of the Women’s Day event in 2015, a 16-year-old Tamang stood in the starting line wearing jeans and a shirt. She did not even have proper running shoes and had...
New cricket coach Dav Whatmore in Nepal, likely to take charge next week
Newly appointed coach of Nepal's cricket team Dav Whatmore has arrived in Nepal. A source close to Whatmore said that he arrived late on Sunday evening and is now going to be quarantining till Friday.
Lamichhane included in the PSL draft
Nepali globetrotting leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has been included in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft for a second time. Pakistan Cricket Board released the draft list on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Cup Final: Province 1 beat defending champions APF by six runs
Kathmandu, January 3 Province 1 women have won the Prime Ministers Cricket Cup by beating defending champions APF Women by six runs in Lamahi, Dang on Sunday. Batting first, Province 1 scored 105 runs losing four wickets. Apsari Begam top...
Pulsar Sports Award: Know 5 nominees for People’s Choice
The Nepal Sports Journalists Forum has announced nominations for the People's Choice category of annual Pulsar Sports Award.
ICC WC League 2: Nepal to play against Oman, US in March 2021
The International Cricket Council has announced its calendar for various matches affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the pathway to the 2023 World Cup to be held in India. The international cricket governing body has scheduled a tri-series involving...
Gautam Buddha Cup cricket tournament to begin in Chitwan this Saturday
The Gautam Buddha Cup 2020 Cricket Tournament is taking place in the Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium being constructed at Rampur in Bharatpur metropolitan city of Chitwan.
Raju Adhikari: From picking up litter to picking up medals
It was not long ago that Raju Adhikari spent his days on the streets of Hetaunda, picking up litter, inhaling dendrite and getting into spats. Having fled home at an early age, his life revolved around the streets, which...
AFC bars 13 Nepali football clubs from all 2021 events
The regional football governing body, Asian Football Confederation (AFC), has barred 13 'A' division clubs of Nepal from all the competitions to be held next year.
Nepal to participate in 25th World Powerlifting Championship 2020
Nepal will participate in the 25th World Powerlifting Championship 2020 to be held in Maharashtra of India on December 4-7.
Nepal cricket team’s ODI status to continue until 2023
The international cricket governing body, International Cricket Council, has extended the ODI status given to Nepal by one year until 2023, informs the Cricket Association of Nepal.
Amid pandemic, India organised IPL. What will be the fate of major cricket leagues in Nepal?
There are three major cricket leagues in Nepal: Dhangadi Premier League (DPL), Everest Premier League (EPL), and Pokhara Premier League (PPL). All three are in limbo currently despite hundreds of thousands of rupees invested in them.
Pokhara cricket stadium unlikely to get complete anytime soon despite big investment and ambitious p...
Chief Minister for Gandaki Pradesh Prithvi Subba Gurung informs that the international-level cricket stadium project has already begun and that the construction will be held in coordination with other levels of government.