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DNYF Nepal honour players

KATHMANDU: Democratic National Youth Federation (DNYF) Nepal felicitated the cricket team members who won the ACC U-19 Women’s Championship in Thailand. Alternate Central Committee member of CPN (UML) Urmila Ayral presented the 14 players with the felicitation letter and Rs 1,111 each. Coach and officials were handed over the felicitation letters. — HNS

LA, LRI in final

KATHMANDU: Little Angels’ and LRI entered the boys’ section final of the Valleywide Basketball

Tournament. LA outplayed Rara Hill 70-35, while LRI beat Mangal School 38-37. In girls’ section, Rara Hill defeated LRI 25-8 and LA thrashed hosts Puspa Sadan 30-3 to advance to the final.— HNS

Players feted

KATHMANDU: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Rukmangud Katwal on Friday rewarded the Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) players who were the members of the teams that won kabaddi and taekwondo tournament in India. COAS Katwal handed over the prize money of Rs 49,600 to the women’s team members who came second and Rs 33,600 to the men’s team members

who finished third at the International Kabaddi Tournament in Faridabad. Katawal also gave away cash prizes to the TAC players Badri Nath Basnet, Dipendra Thapa, Prem Bahadur Budhathoki, Bishwo Ram BK, Dan Bahadur Ayree, Ishwor Pariyar and Pradeep Lama, who won gold medals at the International Taekwondo Tournament held in Lucknow. — HNS

Girls’ Basketball

KATHMANDU: Lumbini School beat Lincoln 23-15 at the U-15 Girls’ Basketball Tournament, organised by Community & Social Service Volunteers. Mosaic Shrestha of Lincoln scored 10 points, while Sunita Bhujel netted six for the winners. Also, Rato Bangala defeated Kathmandu

Don Bosco 45-21 riding on Sajun Thapa’s 12 points. — HNS

Shah bereaved

KATHMANDU: National badminton referee Kiran Shah was bereaved of his father Baidhyanath Shah, who died on Thursday. Baidhyanath, 67, was a long-time patient of diabetes. He was survived by a wife, two sons and a daughter. — HNS