National Sports Briefs

Gears for TT team

KATHMANDU: Motorola, Nepal on Monday provided the Nepali table tennis (TT) players selected for the 11th South Asian Games with TT gears. The National Sports Council vice-president Pitambar Timilsina and Nepal representative of Motorola Pulkit Bhimsara jointly handed over the gears to the 13-member TT team -- 10 players, two coaches and an official. Bhimsara also announced of providing each member of the team with a Motorola set and AW5 set to men's gold medalist and W7 set to women's gold medalist at the regional meet.

Amity champions

KATHMANDU: Amity Weeds School claimed the team championship of the Inter-school Valleywide Sito-ryu Karate Tournament here on Monday. Amity bagged five gold, four silver and seven bronze medals while hosts Blue Sky Public School finished second with four gold and seven bronze medals. Durbin Academy won three gold and as many silver to finish third. Subhash Lama and Mandira Thapa of Blue Sky were declared the best men's and women's players respectively. A total of 257 players participated in the tournament organised to mark the Martyrs Memorial Day.

Valley Public win

KATHMANDU: Valley Public School registered double win in the Kwik's Inter-school Girls Basketball Tournament here on Monday. In their first match, Valley outclassed Kasthamandap with 29-2 and outplayed Gyan Niketan 42-3 in the second. Samicha Bista posted 13 and 20 points in the respective matches. Ronahi Limbu contributed 14 points as Kantipur hammered Learning Realms International School 37-1 and Anusha Malla netted 12 points as Trungram International Academy saw off Bishnumati 26-3. In other matches, Prithvi defeated Deepjyoti 28-13, Teresa eased past Daffodil 23-15, Mahendra Bhawan overpowered Kasthamandap 22-6, Bal Mandir overcame Manjari 14-2 and Reliance beat Galaxy Public School 13-10.