Shiva Ram Shrestha carded one-under 69 to take one-stroke lead over Dhana Bahadur Thapa after first round of the Surya Nepal Western Open, third event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2019-20, at the par-69 Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara on Wednesday.
The third event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2019-20, Surya Nepal Western Open, will be played here at the Himalayan Golf Course from 12th to 14th February 2020. This event is organized by Nepal Professional Golfers Association which is sponsored by Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd.
United States of America and Oman are contesting in a match under the ICC World Cup Cricket League Two today. This is the second game under the triangular series. In the first match of the triangular series played on Wednesday, Nepal faced an 18-run defeat at the hands of Oman in the home ground. The match between America and Oman is taking place at the Tribhuvan University Cricket Pitch in Kirtipur.
The team of pro Bhuwan Nagarkoti and amateurs Hemant Thapa, Lekhi Subba and SP Bhim Dahal won the title of the Surya Nepal Eastern Open Pro-Am at the par-70 Nirvana Country Club Health and Golf Resort in Dharan on Friday.
Local pro-Bal Bhadra Rai won the Surya Nepal Eastern Open, the second event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2019-20, at the par-70 Nirvana Country Club Health and Golf Resort in Dharan on Thursday. Bal Bhadra carded three-under 67 for the total score of nine-under 201 and registered a four-stroke victory over Shiva Ram Shrestha. Former top pro Shiva Ram carded six-under 64 to move to second with the total score of five-under 205.
The second event of the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2019-20, Surya Nepal Eastern Open, will tee off at the Nirvana Country Club Health & Golf Resort, Dharan from January 21st. Event sponsored by Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd has a total purse of Rs 700,000.
Nepal's junior badminton player Prince Dahal is in the 14th position in the world ranking of badminton players announced by the World Badminton Federation today.
Shiva Ram carded four-under 68 for the 54-hole total of 10-under 206 in the inaugural event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2019-20. Rabi Khadka scored three-under 69 today for a total of two-under 214. Rame Magar scored one-over 73 for a total of two-over 218. Bhuwan Nagarkoti and Sukra Bahadur Rai are at three-over 219, both carded three-over 75 today. Deepak Thapa Magar and Sanjay Lama are at four-over 220, they also had an identical round of three-over 75.
Nepal continues to hold its 18th place in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC)'s one day international (ODI) rankings. It has been assigned a rating of 19 with 152 points in the new ranking chart.
Nepal's Nima Gharti Magar has won a gold medal Wushu in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games at the covered hall of Nepal Army in Lagankhel. Magar got a total of 18.91 points.
Four days remain to go for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) and yet some infrastructures for some important games are not ready. The biggest sports event in the countries of South Asia is taking place from December 1 to 10. Eight out of the 27 games under the 13th SAG are being held in Pokhara. The pitches for women football, cricket and beach volleyball that are being held in Pokhara city are not completed as yet. d the 13th SAG would be organized in a grand manner.
A national volleyball team of Afghanistan arrived in Nepal today to take part in the AVC Central Zone Men Volleyball Tournament scheduled to take place in Kathmandu from coming August 19. It continues for a week. Officials of the Nepal Volleyball Association reached Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) to welcome the guest team.
With the defeat to Singapore in today's concluding match under the ICC T20 Asia Final, Nepal's yearning to play the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier has been crushed.
Nepal has clinched the ACC Eastern Region Cricket Championship-2019, defeating Hong Kong by six wickets in the final match held at Kinrara cricket ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today. This is Nepal's second straight win in this championship. Before this, Nepal had lifted the title defeating Hong Kong in the final match held in Malaysia by five wickets in 2017.
France's Eugenie Le Sommer scores her side's second goal on a penalty kick during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and Norway in Nice, France, Wednesday, June 12, 2019.