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CAN vice-prez bereaved

KATHMANDU: Upendra Prasad Bhattarai, Vice President of Cricket Association of Nepal, is bereaved. His mother Guna Kumari, 98, passed away on Tuesday. She is survived by a son, Upendra, and three daughters. Upendra is also the president of Kathmandu Regional Cricket Development Committee. — HNS

ACME defeat Canvas

KATHMANDU: ACME and Classic College won their respective matches at the

fourth NK Memorial Inter-college Football Tournament here on Tuesday. ACME edged past Canvas International College 1-0, Raj Kumar Khadka scoring the

decider in the 24th minute. The second game of the day saw Classic defeat

White House Higher Secondary School

4-1. Bhim Basnet, Janak Bhandari

and Sujan Pangma scored a goal each for Classic while the other came courtesy an own goal from White House. Krishna Bashyal scored the consolation goal for the losing team. — HNS

GEMS edge Ideal Model

KATHMANDU: Graded English Medium School (GEMS) posted a narrow 57-51 victory over Ideal Model School in the eighth Kirtipur Cup Inter-school Basketball Tournament here on Tuesday. GEMS made a brilliant comeback in the last two quarters after trailing 12-21 and 11-16 in the first two quarters. GEMS scored 16 against the five in the third before adding another 18 against nine points of the Ideal Model in the final quarter. Rohan Basnet contribu-ted match-winning 28 points. Phoori She-rpa chipped in 16 for the losing side. — HNS

Gyan Niketan, TIA win

KATHMANDU: Gyan Niketan, Golden Peak and Trungram International Academy (TIA) advanced to the quarter-finals of the fourth Kwik’s Greenland Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Tuesday. In the senior boys’ section matches, Gyan Niketan hammered Buddha Jyoti 40-18, Golden Peak saw off Venus 35-23 and TIA overpowered Grand Academy 56-15. In the junior boys’ section, Greenland dispatched Golden Peak 16-11 to set quarter-final date with Clinton Public School. — HNS

Excelsior triumph

KATHMANDU: Excelsior registered a double win in the fifth Monsoon Meet Basketball Tournament on Tuesday. Excelsior overcame Chandbagh 32-17 in the senior boys’ category and their junior boys’ team saw off South Point 27-20. In another senior boys’ match, Sambotta defeated Brihaspati 64-32. In other junior boys’ fixtures, Gyanodaya beat Sridiwa 13-8 and New Shrine outplayed Wilson 25-5. Likewise, Shuvatara beat Brihaspati 16-11 and Teresa defeated Gyan Niketan 13-6. — HNS

ITF coaches return

KATHMANDU: Five Nepal International Taekwondo Federation (NITF) coaches returned home on Tuesday after receiving a three day international trainers’ training course in Ireland. ITF chief coach Anjunath Shrestha, coaches Kishor Barun, Surjan Gharti Magar, Shanti Tamang and Sneha Nepali took the training conducted by the president of United Kingdom Taekwondo Association and senior coach eighth Dan Master Paul Cutler, said the NITF in a release here on Tuesday. — HNS