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NNIPA treasurer Keshav Man Sthapit handing over the sum of Rs 250,000 to Ashok Khadka,the injured taekwondo player who has been undergoing treatment at Nepal Orthopedic Hospital, in Kathmandu on Friday. Source: Udipt Singh Chhetry

NNIPA treasurer Keshav Man Sthapit handing over the sum of Rs 250,000 to Ashok Khadka,the injured taekwondo player who has been undergoing treatment at Nepal Orthopedic Hospital, in Kathmandu on Friday. Source: Udipt Singh Chhetry

Khadka gets donation
KATHMANDU: Ashok Khadka, who is undergoing treatment to his injured leg at the Nepal Orthopedic Hospital, received Rs 250,000 donation from the Nepal National and International Players Association (NNIPA) on Friday. Khadka was injured during the second International Taekwondo Tournament in Lucknow. He has long been undergoing treatment after developing infection during the treatment. Of the total amount, the National Sports Council provided Rs 150,000 while renowned comedian artist Deepak Raj Giri contributed Rs 25,000 and singer Nima Rumba gave Rs 5,000. The remaining sum of Rs 70,000 was collected from individuals and organisations by the NNIPA. General Secretary of NNIPA Deepak Shrestha and Treasurer Keshav Man Sthapit handed over the amount to the player.
St Lawrence advance
KATHMANDU: St Lawrence and Kathmandu Academy entered the quarter-finals of the first BST Cup Inter-college Basketball Tournament on Friday. St Lawrence saw off Canvas 54-37 riding on 17 points from Santok Thakuri while Shankar Pradhan contributed 10 points to help Kathmandu Academy beat TIA 47-35.
NeBA team departs
KATHMANDU: A 15-member Nepali men’s basketball team, selected for the upcoming 11th South Asian Games, today left for a special training in Bangkok. The National Sports Council vice-president Pitambar Timalsina bade farewell to the team. Nepal Basketball Association President Lama Tendi Sherpa was also present on the occasion.
Bouddha champions
KATHMANDU: Bouddha Dojo won six gold, five silver and five bronze medals to claim the team championship of the first Districtwide Karate Tournament. Manakamana Dojo finished second with two gold, one silver and two bronze medals while Lainchaur Dojo ended up third with two gold and two bronze medals. Sabin Bogati of Manakamana and Sabita Tamang were declared the best players of the tournament.


A version of this article appears in print on January 15, 2010 of The Himalayan Times.


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