SPORTS

  • Wayne Mark Rooney – Farewell to a LEGEND

    July 13, 2017 •SPORTS •Author:

    Dear Wayne, it was Euro 2004 that I first got the glimpse of you. As an England fan (thanks to David Beckham for both club and country support), I was watching you (the 18-year-old kid)  play for the first time as a 13-year-old kid myself. As you scored two goals against Switzerland, I became your...

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  • Dead Runners FC advance to final in NAH Cup 2016

    September 9, 2016 •SPORTS •Author:

    We are thrilled to announce that Dead Runners FC has advanced to the final at the NAH Cup 2016. We can’t wait to defend and keep our title, in an exciting final that we’ve all been waiting for! The tournament had to be rescheduled due to continuous rain, but it didn’t dampen the spirit of...

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  • Young Nepali athletes ready to shine in Rio!

    August 6, 2016 •SPORTS •Author:

    It’s the summer of Olympics, and we hope you’re cheering for team Nepal from wherever you are! Seven Nepali athletes made it all the way to Rio – a line-up of both young and experienced – competing in Archery, Judo, Swimming, Taekwondo, and Athletics. And then there’s...

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  • Houston soccer fans rejoice – the NAH CUP 2016 officially kicked off...

    July 31, 2016 •SPORTS •Author:

    In spite of the scorching heat, the Nepali community in Houston is ready for another summer of exciting soccer matches. The NAH cup 2016 officially kicked off today, and we couldn’t be happier to announce that FC Dead Runners is off to a flying start! The Nepalese Association of Houston...

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  • Nepal Defeats India 2-1, wins SAG Gold Medal

    February 15, 2016 •SPORTS •Author:

    Featured Images by: ANFA ‘When the wrong ones leave, the right things start happening.’ The men’s football team once again proved that the right amount of determination and the will to win can take you to the top. After a nail biting 90 minutes of football, Nepal won the SAG gold...

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  • Nepal Lifts The Bangabandhu Gold Cup!

    January 22, 2016 •SPORTS •Author:

    After 23 years and a series of controversies, Nepal finally won an international tournament today in what turned out to be an entertaining 90 minutes of football. Nepal beat Bahrain 3-0 in Dhaka to lift the Bangabandhu Gold Cup along with a prize money of $50,000. The last time Nepal brought home a...

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  • FC Dead Runners Crowned Champions Again!

    October 19, 2015 •NEPAL, SPORTS •Author:

    HOUSTON, October, 17, 2015 Once again, Football Club (FC) Dead Runners have been crowned the Champions of Houston among Nepalese community. FC Dead Runners claimed the title of Champions after defeating Everest Football Club by 4-0 in the exciting final match. Dead Runners are now back to back...

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  • Nepali Football Stars: Heroes to Traitors

    October 17, 2015 •SPORTS •Author:

    The football scene of Nepal has once again been hit with a sucker punch right in the face after five current and former players namely Sagar Thapa, Anjan KC, Ritesh Thapa, Sandeep Rai and Bikash Singh Chettri were arrested for match fixing scam on Wednesday. The match fixing scandal has surfaced...

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  • Women’s World Cup 2015: Had They Been Men, They Would Have Gotten...

    July 9, 2015 •SPORTS •Author:

    USA just won the FIFA Women’s World Cup for the third time, defeating the defending champions Japan. It was an absolutely amazing end to a month long football festival that took place in Canada. The final game had everything a football fan could ask for. Early goals, a hat-trick, goals from set...

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  • Steven Gerrard Gerrard….!

    May 16, 2015 •SPORTS •Author:

    When Steven Gerrard scored that 86th minute goal against Olympiacos ,I knew I’d be his loyal follower. Even though it was Robbie Fowler whose Liverpool story made me an LFC fan, I can say with immense pride that it was Steven Gerrard who turned me into a supporter. Not just that, the fact that he...

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  • FC Dead Runners Claim NAH Cup 2015

    April 6, 2015 •SPORTS •Author:

    Emotions were all over the pitch. Our supporters had just witnessed the 109 minutes of the roller coaster and were about to be indulged in another nerve wrecking minute as the referee blow the whistle for the foul on Satish Tripathi inside the D-area box. This was a crucial moment of the match as...

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  • FC Dead Runners To Play Final In Houston NAH Cup

    April 1, 2015 •SPORTS •Author:

    FC Dead Runners Houston & Everest are set to meet in the final for NAH CUP 2015 organized by Nepalese Association of Houston. The game is set to be played on April 4th, Saturday, 2015. This is the second year in a row FC Dead Runners have made it to the Final. “We are not …...

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  • Houston NAH CUP 2015: FC Dead Runners Press Release

    March 13, 2015 •SPORTS •Author:

    Houston, 13 March 2015: “The tournament is at the doorstep and FC Deadrunners are just as ready as ever”, says the team coach Ranjan Poudel. “This is going to be a tough cup. Last year, we were in final and very close to lifting the cup. I think this year we are more improved,...

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  • LFC Nepal Ladies

    January 5, 2015 •SPORTS •Author:

    Football, as we know, is considered the most beautiful game in the world. Loved by millions of people around the globe, it is watched and played on a daily basis by almost all age groups. One such group of people who enjoy the sport and are big time football fans are the ladies of LFC …...

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