Nepal beat Sri Lanka

KATHMANDU: The Nepali teams won both the matches against the Sri Lanka during the AFC U-13 Boys' Festival of Football in Tehran on Friday. The Nepali 'A' team thashed Sri Lankan 'A' team 5-1 and Nepal 'B' edged past Sri Lanka 'B' 1-0 in another match, said the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) here on Friday. — HNS

Wilson basketball

KATHMANDU: Wilson Academy is organising the Wilson Hoops ninth Inter-school Basketball Tournament from May 24 to June 6. In all 29 schools are vying for the four championships trophies - senior and junior boys, girls' and staffs - informed the organisers here at a press meet on Friday. Twenty-one teams are on fray for the senior boys' championship followed by 12 teams each junior boys' and girls. Five schools will vie for the trophy in the staff section. The participating schools include Unique, Gyanodaya, Galaxy, Rupy's, KISC, Mahamanjushree, Araniko, Kathmandu English School, HIMS, Daffodil, NIMS, Arunodaya, South Point, Ullens, Sunrise, Excelsior, Mount Kailash, Young Hearts, Triyog, Lincoln, Kantipur, Swornim, Teresa, Sree Diwa, Penwood, New Zenith, RIBS, Gyan Niketan and hosts Wilson. — HNS

Corporate T20 cricket

KATHMANDU: The UWTC Inter-corporate Twenty20 Cricket Tournament tiesheet was drawn here on Friday. Royal Casino, Nepal Telcom, Nepal SBI Bank and Shangri-La Casino were drawn in Pool 'A' while Everest Bank, Sunrise Bank, Bank of Kathmandu and Everest Casino were drawn in Pool 'B' in the tournament schedled to kick off from Sunday. Director of the organising Shangri-La Cricket Academy Birendra Shah informed that all the teams will wear colour jerseys during the tournament. — HNS

President's Cup

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu District Sports Development Committee is organising the athletics and volleyball tournaments for the upcoming first President's Cup Inter-school Running Shield Tournament from May 30 to June 9. The long stalled tournament used to be held as Birendra Running Shield in all 75 districts. Around 100 schools will take part in the tournaments, said the organisers at a press meet here on Friday. The estimated cost of the event is Rs 383,400 of which the National Sports Council have provided Rs 150,000. The organisers also revealed their plan to include football and cricket from next edition. Meanwhile, the KDSDC said they would organise District Development Committee Cup Junior Taekwondo and Valleywide Women's Kabbadi tournaments this year. — HNS