First MUC Cup

KATHMANDU: Himalayan White House, Kirtipur Club, Public Youth Campus, Don Bosco, Gyan Niketan, NIC, Shridiwa, and South Siders entered the quarter-finals of the first MUS Men’s Open Club-level Basketball Tournament, which has been organised by Minbhawan United Society at the Nepal Commerce Campus (NCC) court. In the day’s matches, South Siders beat NCC 64-26 riding on Sanjaya Byanjankar’s 19 points, while Sanjaya Prajapati netted 14 points as Public Youth beat Kirtipur 45-20. In Wednesday’s quarters, it’s: White House vs Kirtipur; Public Youth vs Don Bosco; Gyan Niketan vs NIC; and Shridiwa vs South Siders. — HNS

Archery team returns

KATHMANDU: Nepali archery team — comprising Prem Chochonge, Ramesh Bhattachan, Deepak Raj Gurung, and Kishor Kumar Gurung — returned home after taking part in the 14th Asian Archery Tournament held in New Delhi from November 4-10. According to National Sports Council, the performance of Nepali players in the first international tournament was satisfactory. The general assembly of Asian Archery Federation decided to provide membership to Nepal Archery Association and nominated NAA general secretary Bijay Rajan Shrestha in the vice president of the Asian body. — HNS

Third TIA Cup

KATHMANDU: Sambotta School defeated BRL School 44-20 in the third Sakalaka Boom TIA Cup Basketball Tournament, which has been organised by Trungram International Academy (TIA). In other matches, Trinity Co-Ed beat Green Land 30-14; BGA earned walkover from Sahid Dharma Bhakta School; New Shrine outplayed Universal 41-30; and Siddhartha overwhelmed SEB 47-15. In girls’ section match, hosts TIA defeated Sambotta 16-4. — HNS