TIA, NIST triumph
LALITPUR: Trungram International Academy (TIA), National Institute for Science and Technology (NIST) and Grand Academy registered wins in the Akhil Cup Inter-college Football Tournament on Tuesday. TIA beat Sea Bird College 1-0 on a goal from Shyam Nepali while NIST edged past Balmiki Vidhyapeeth 2-1. Sameer scored a brace as Grand Academy hammered Geeta Mata Higher Secondary School 6-1.
Dhorpatan fete SAG players
KATHMANDU: The Dhorpatan Volleyball Training Centre (DVTC) on Tuesday felicitated the national volleyball team participating at the 11th South Asian Games in Dhaka early next year. National Sports Council (NSC) vice-president Pitambar Timalsina handed over the jerseys to 12-member men’s team and a coach. The Centre also informed that they are organising the fourth Gongabu Deep Jyoti Cup Men’s Volleyball Tournament from January 16 to 20 next year.
Lama claims chess trophy
KATHMANDU: Himal Lama of Shree Mahankal High School earned 5.5 points to win the Shree Mahankal Running Shield Chess Tournament on Tuesday. Lama held Rupesh Jaiswal of Deep Jyoti in the fifth round before playing a draw with his schoolmate Bibek Lama in the sixth. Jaiswal finished second with five points who also held his brother Nabin in the final round to push Bibek to third position on a better progressive rate.
Track suits handed over
KATHMANDU: The Eycore Films provided track suits to the 11th South Asian Games participating Nepali taekwondo players here on Tuesday. Eycore CEO Prabhu Shumsher Rana handed over the track suits to 10 taekwondo players and a coach. Rana also declared cash prize for the medal winning players in the regional meet. Rana announced Rs 50,000 for the gold medal winners and Rs 25,000 and Rs 15,000 to silver and bronze medal winners.
A version of this article appears in print on December 29, 2009 of The Himalayan Times.