Asian Winter Olympic

KATHMANDU: A meeting of the Chef-de-Missions held in China decided to organise the 6th Asian Winter Olympic Games from January 28-February 4 in China. The National Sports Council (NSC) member secretary Jeewan Ram Shrestha, who attended the meeting, returned home on Thursday. — HNS

RCT get sponsorship

KATHMANDU: The upper division club Ranipokhari Corner Team (RCT) and Sony Company signed a year-long sponshorship deal. RCT president Bijay Narayan Manandhar and MD of Nepa Hima Trade Link Pvt Ltd, the authorised dealer of Sony products in Nepal, signed the Memorandum of Understanding. — HNS

13 denied SK visa

KATHMANDU: The South Korean Embassy on Thursday denied visas to 16 Nepali karate players and officials who were selected for the Asian Invitational Karate Championship slated for Busan from November 8. Of the 20 applications, the embassy accepted four players — Raju Adhikari (Above 80kg), Ravi Maharjan (70kg), Radhika Deula (53kg) and Tara Gurung (60kg). The embassy denied visa for 13 players and three officials, said a player who was granted the permission to participate in the tournament. — HNS