Published on Jul 07 2015 // Featured, Sports
Winners and losers from the 2015 Women’s World Cup
By Graham Watson The 2015 Women’s World Cup has come to an end and the United States became the first nation to win its third World Cup. Of course, the U.S. is the ultimate winner for hoisting its first golden trophy in 16 years, but here are a few other winners — and losers — from a month’s...

Published on Jul 02 2015 // Sports
The little-known Canadian version of American football
On paper the sport of Canadian football, the lesser-known, much poorer, northern cousin of American football, should be struggling to exist. Not only does it have to compete with Canada’s obsession with ice hockey, but it has the goliath that is American football’s National Football League...

Published on Jun 25 2015 // Featured, Sports, Uncategorized
Keshav Kumar Bista has been appointed the Member-Secretary of National Sports Council (NSC) with effect from today. Minister for Sports Purushottam Poudel appointed Bista in the apex body of the country’s sports sector from a minister-level decision.

Published on Jun 07 2015 // Featured, Sports
Russia, Qatar could lose FIFA World Cup hosting rights if…
Russia and Qatar could lose the FIFA World Cup hosting rights if evidences if bribery, a serious charge against the countries by the westerners, in bidding process emerged, the international media reported. Russia is hosting the FIFA World Cup-2018 while Qatar is going to organise the mega football...

Published on Jun 04 2015 // Diaspora, Featured, Sports
Nepalis to play volleyball in Copenhagen on June 13, 14
By Prakash Sapkota In a bid to further strengthen the social and national ties among Nepalis living in an alien land, a volleyball tournament is going to be organized in Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark. Prabasi Nepali Manch, Denmark, is to organize the volleyball competition both for women...

Published on May 25 2015 // Featured, Sports
IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings in final
Mumbai Indians won the Indian Premier League title for the second time after beating Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs. Lendl Simmons struck 68 off 45 balls in the final and captain Rohit Sharma added 50 off 26 as Mumbai posted 202-5. Dwayne Smith’s 57 was in vain for MS Dhoni’s Chennai, who...

Published on Apr 23 2015 // Bookworm, Featured, Obituary, Sports
M.H. Abrams Dies at 102
Literary giant M. H. Abrams died on Tuesday in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 102. Abrams transformed the study of Romanticism with the critical histories “The Mirror and the Lamp” and “Natural Supernaturalism,” and edited the first seven editions of “The Norton Anthology of English Literature”. Cornell...

Published on Mar 29 2015 // Featured, Slideshow, Sports
Australia wins ICC Cricket World Cup-2015
Defeating New Zealand in the final, Australia clinched the title of the ICC Cricket World Cup-2015 becoming the world cup winner for five times. Australia managed to meet the target of 184 runs given by New Zealand in 33.1 overs with the loss of seven wickets. Michael Clarke signed off with a half...