Matches postponed

KATHMANDU: Two scheduled matches of the UWTC Inter-corporate Twenty20 Cricket Tournament were postponed due to the persistent rain here on Tuesday. The matches between Nepal Telecom and Nepal SBI Bank and that between Bank of Kathmandu and Sunrise will be now replayed on May 30 after rain completely washed out the matches. Royale Casino will take on Shangri-La Casino and Everest Bank will face Everest Casino on Wednesday.

Junior tennis tourney

LALITPUR: The Junior Tennis Initiative Tournament has been postponed for Wednesday on Tuesday. The tournament was scheduled to begin here from Tuesday but the insistent

rain forced the postponement, said the All Nepal Lawn Tennis Association here on Tuesday. In all, 89 boys and 67 girls are vying for the championships in U-16, U-14, U-12, U-10 and U-9 age groups.

Bikram in semi-finals

KATHMANDU: Bikram Rai and Gagan Shah of Nepal cruised to the boys 35kg semi-finals of the third NSKA International Karate Championship here on Tuesday. Bikram beat Anup Nagarkoti and Gagan dispatched Binod Shrestha in the selection round for the tournament.

About 1,000 players are vying for 55 championships. The Nepal Shotokan Karate Association is organizing the tournament.