Nepal | February 21, 2020

National Sports Briefs

Himalayan News Service

Badminton tourney
KATHMANDU: Nepal Freight Forwarders Association (NEFFA) is organising the first Entrepreneurs Badminton Tournament here from April 10 to 11. A total of 66 teams will vie for the championships in three categories — men’s doubles, veterans doubles and mixed doubles. Men’s double winners will receive Rs 10,000 and runners-up will get Rs 5,000, said the organisers here on Wednesday. Likewise, veterans double and mixed doubles champions will earn Rs 5,000 apiece while runners-up in both the sections get Rs 2,500 each.
Players off to India
KATHMANDU: A four-member All Nepal Lawn Tennis Association (ANLTA) team on Wednesday left New Delhi to participate in the All India Tennis Ranking Tournament. Men’s top ranked Kumar Adhikari and women’s top ranked player Preeti Rijal along with second-ranked Jitendra Pariyar and Mallika Rana will compete in singles, doubles and mixed doubles events. The tournament in scheduled for April 8-14. ANLTA Vice-president Jyoti Rana bade farewell to the team.

A version of this article appears in print on April 07, 2010 of The Himalayan Times.

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