NSC scraps registration of seven 'inactive' sports associations

KATHMANDU: The National Sports Council (NSC) has scrapped registration of seven different national sports associations affiliated with it.

They are Nepal Football Association, Nepal Genuine Martial Art Association, Nepal Fusion Martial Art Association, Nepal Sports Yoga Association, Nepal Arm Wrestling Association, Nepal Drug and AIDS Association and Nepal Corporate Sports Association.

Press Advisor of the NSC, Rohit Dahal, said that the associations were scrapped on the basis of a report by the National Associations Investigation Committee. According to him, the associations were inactive and had not held their general conventions since their registration at the NSC.

A three-member probe committee under the coordination of NSC member, Shanti Singh, was formed on December 17, 2015 to review the status of the associations affiliated to the NSC.