Friday, February 3

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Surya Nepal NPGA Match Play from Tuesday
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Surya Nepal NPGA Match Play from Tuesday

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The third event under Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2022-23, Surya Nepal NPGA Match play will commence on Tuesday at Royal Nepal Golf Club. The top 16 professionals from the order of merit of season 2019-20 are qualified for the match play event, going to be held from January 24 to 26, 2023. All match-play events will be over 18 holes except the final, which will be played over 36 holes. The eight matches of the first round will be played on the opening day. Likewise, four quarter-finals and semi-finals will take place on the 25th of January. Moreover, the final match will be played on 26th January. The third-place decider match will also be played on the closing day. 2021-22 full season's top-ranked player Sukra Bahadur Rai will play against 20th-r...
Fourth DAV +2 Inter-College futsal tournament on February
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Fourth DAV +2 Inter-College futsal tournament on February

Kathmandu - DAV College is set to host the fourth edition of the DAV +2 Inter-College futsal tournament. The tournament to be played in a six-a-side format will be held on February 3 to 5 at a futsal field on DAV College premises. The winners of the tournament will purse three lakh rupees. Likewise, the runners-up will bag two lakhs. The tournament's best player, best goalkeeper, and top scorer will also be rewarded. 40+ Colleges are expected to participate in the tournament.
High court orders to release Lamichhane on bail
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High court orders to release Lamichhane on bail

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The Patan High Court on Thursday ordered the release of Sandeep Lamichhane, the suspended captain of the National Cricket team who is in pre-trial detention on the charge of raping a minor, on bail. The bench of High Court judges Dhruvaraj Bhattarai and Ramesh Dhakal overturned the Kathmandu district court's order and ordered Lamichhane to be released on bail. The court has demanded a bail amount of NRs. 2 Million in cash. The court has further implemented some restrictions on him. He is not allowed to speak regarding his case either on Social Media or on media. Likewise, he is prohibited to speak or meet the petitioner. However, he is not forbidden to play cricket. The complaint was filed against Sandeep on the charge of raping a minor girl...
Swostishree Sports Academy celebrates first anniversary
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Swostishree Sports Academy celebrates first anniversary

By a Staff Reporter Kathamndu - Swostishree Sports Academy (SSA), a subsidiary of Swostishree Gurkul IB World School celebrated its first anniversary on Saturday. The academy organized an event at Lalitpur Thakali Kitchen in Kumaripati to celebrate its anniversary. With a motive of developing grassroots football Swostishree Sports Academy was established back on December 2021. The Academy aims to provide quality football skills to its students. Further, the prime goal of the academy is to produce good footballers in the near future. SSA provides weekend football training to players aged below 18 at Budhibikas Khel Maidan in Lalitpur. The academy has more than 150+ registered players to date. The first anniversary of SSA was graced by Swostishree Gurkul's Founder Chairperso...
Tuladhar re-elected as Sankata Club’s president
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Tuladhar re-elected as Sankata Club’s president

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division league side Sankata Club formed its new working committee from its 71st Annual General Meeting. The new Executive Committee of the Club will be led by the then General Secretary of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Indraman Tuladhar. Tuladhar (138) received 56 more votes than his competitor Surendra Sikhakar (82) to be re-elected as the President of the club. Similarly, Raju Man Tuladhar, Chandra Man Tuladhar, Ram Suwal, and Rajendra Tuladhar are the elected vice-president of the club. In addition, Nalina Devi Singh defeated Gita Sikhakar by 55 votes to be the Female Vice President of the club. While Ramesh Dhwaj Basnet has been elected as General Secretary, Aashish Man Singh has been picked as Sec...
BCA Cup Inter-College Futsal to be held on December end
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BCA Cup Inter-College Futsal to be held on December end

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Wizhhy Davians Club, a club under DAV College is set to organize Inter-College Men's BCA Futsal Cup. The tournament will be held on December 29 and 30 in the futsal located at DAV College premises. The winners of the tournament will purse a cash prize of one lakh rupees. Moreover, the runners-up will bag fifty thousand rupees. Furthermore, the tournament's best player, best goalkeeper, and top scorer will also be rewarded. 32 teams will compete in the tournament. The participating teams will be pitted into eight groups with four teams in a group. The top two in each group will advance to the round of sixteen.
Di Maria doubles Argentina’s lead
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Di Maria doubles Argentina’s lead

By a Staff Reporter With Argentinan Skipper Lionel Messi breaking the deadlock in the 23rd minute of the match, Di Maria doubled the La Albicelestes lead in the 36th minute. Messi flicked the ball past his marker to find Mac Alister and Alister drove the ball into the box before Di Maria tapped in to double his side's lead.
Nepal Women International trio flies to India
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Nepal Women International trio flies to India

By a Staff Reporter Nepal National Women's Football team players trio skipper/custodian Anjila Tumbapo Subba, defender Gita Rana and forward Sabitra Bhandari aka Samba flew toward India on Thursday to compete in the Indian Women's League (IWL). Sabitra will feature the defending champions Gokulam Kerala FC (GKFC). In contrast, Gita and Anjila will represent the most recent runners-up Sethu FC in the 9th season of India's topmost Women's league, expected to kick off on 15th January 2023. Gokulam Kerala FC and Samba reached an agreement in July for one year. Samba joined the Malabarians in August to compete in AFC Women's Club Championship Qualifiers. The GKFC landed in Uzbekistan in mid-august to mark India's first participation in the AFC Women's Club Championship. However,...
Manoj Prabhakar parts ways with CAN
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Manoj Prabhakar parts ways with CAN

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The head coach of the Nepal National Cricket team Manoj Prabhakar has parted ways with the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN). The CAN on Thursday announced that it has accepted the decision of Manoj Prabhakar to step down from his position. The former Indian all-rounder took over the responsibility to lead National Cricket Team in the first week of August following the departure of Pubudu Dassanayake. Prabhakar's resignation came after the team's mediocre performance in Namibia tour belonging to ICC World Cup Cricket League 2. "CAN insisted Prabhakar resign from his position. Players, Manager, and management members have filed grievances against him which lead us to a conclusion that we shall part ways for the betterment of both the parties...
South Korea and UAE victorious in Asia Rugby U18 Sevens
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South Korea and UAE victorious in Asia Rugby U18 Sevens

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - South Korea Men's and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Women's clinched the title of Asia Rugby U18 Sevens Championship on Sunday. South Korea, trailing 12-7 in the first half, marked an appreciable comeback to be named the champions of Aisa Rugby U18. UAE, comfortably leading 12-0 for a while failed to defend the lead. The Koreans secured 7 points just before going into the halfway. South Korea gave UAE no chance to score after the interval. Instead, they added 14 points to snatch the match scoring 21-12 at Dashrath Stadium. Furthermore, Malaysia hammered India 36-6 to secure the third position. Similarly, UAE secured the title in the women's category in a maiden tournament hosted by Nepal Rugby Association (NRA). UAE comfortably defeated Indi...
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