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Paralympic Games: Tokyo bid farewell with full of colour, diversity, flair

6 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

After 12 days of competition across 22 sports with 4,400 athletes from 161 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) showing the world their incredible skills, talent and indomitable spirit, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games has officially come to an end with the Read More
Olympics: Sayonara Tokyo, Bonjour Paris

9 Aug 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

After over a year of uncertainty and struggle, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 finally saw. The Games come to a close Sunday saying "Sayonara Tokyo, Bonjour Paris !!!" The world’s greatest athletes gathered in eerily empty venues for the 32nd edition Read More
FIFA launches #ReachOut campaign for mental health

3 Aug 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The world football body, FIFA, launched a UN-backed campaign on Monday designed to raise awareness of potentially damaging mental health issues, and encourage people everywhere to seek help when they need it. The #ReachOut campaign, has teamed up with the World Read More
19-year-old Pakistani becomes the world’s youngest to climb K2

28 Jul 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

A 19-year-old Pakistani has become the youngest person to summit K2, the world’s second highest mountain, the Alpine Club of Pakistan said yesterday. Shehroze Kashif reached the 8,611 metre summit at 8:10am yesterday. Kashif, who began climbing in his early Read More
32nd Summer Olympic Games open in Tokyo

23 Jul 2021 Arun Ranjit

After a year-long delay, the Tokyo Summer Olympics finally happened. The Summer Olympic Games officially began in the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan today. The opening ceremony for the Tokyo Games kicks off today in Tokyo with an opening ceremony in Read More
Italy lift Euro 2020 Trophy making England heartbreak after penalties drama

12 Jul 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Italy won the European Championship for the second time by beating England 3-2 on penalties on Sunday (early Monday in Nepal). The 90 minutes and extra 30 minutes do or die match played in front of over 60,000 spectators at Read More
Argentina end 28-year wait to lift trophy beating Brazil

11 Jul 2021 Reuters

Football superstar Lionel Messi won his first trophy with his national team as Angel Di Maria's goal gave Argentina a 1-0 win over hosts Brazil in the Copa America final on Saturday (Sunday early morning Nepal time). The victory at Read More
EU House votes to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics

10 Jul 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The European Parliament has voted for diplomats to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics due to continuing allegations of human rights abuses. MEPs also want their governments to impose further sanctions over China's treatment of Uighur Muslims and support pro-democracy campaigners Read More
Vietnam SEA Games postponed to 2022 over Covid-19 concerns

8 Jul 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

After the SEA Games Federation working committee met Today-Thursday (July 8), the Singapore National Olympic Council issued a statement to say that “it was decided that the SEA Games will not be held this year. The Vietnam NOC will explore Read More
Japan: Covid-19 state of emergency throughout Olympics

8 Jul 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Tokyo 2020 is struggling to build momentum and enthusiasm as the final countdown begins of the Olympic Games. But today-Thursday, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said Tokyo will be placed under a state of emergency for the duration of the Olympics Read More