Logo, mascot, slogan, official song for eighth national games released

KHAJURA, BANKE: National Sports Council (NSC) has unveiled a logo, mascot, slogan, and official song for the eighth National Games scheduled to be held late this year in Nepalgunj.

An elephant calf has been chosen as the games mascot while "eighth games in our province, sweat and toil in own country" is the official slogan. NSC member secretary Keshab Kumar Bista released the logo, mascot, slogan, and song for the games amidst a ceremony here on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, a volleyball stadium is going to be constructed at Sitapur of Khajure Rural Municipality, and it is said the stadium will be first in the country to have advanced volleyball facility.

NSC member secretary Bista laid the foundation for the new structure Tuesday itself.