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National Sports Council Distributes Cash Prize to 9th National Game Gold Medalists
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National Sports Council Distributes Cash Prize to 9th National Game Gold Medalists

Kathmandu - The National Sports Council (NSC) has finally distributed cash prizes to the gold medalists of the 9th National Games, which took place seven months ago in Gandaki Province. According to a statement released by the NSC on Thursday, the council has distributed a total of NPR 1 crore 42 lakhs 20 thousand to the gold medalists, and the amount has been transferred to their respective bank accounts. The NSC had previously announced that it would award NPR 1 crore 56 lakh 40 thousand to the gold medalists for a total of 840 gold medals. However, only NPR 1 crore 42 lakh 20 thousand has been distributed to the players' accounts for 764 gold medals so far. The Economic Administration Branch under the NSC reported that NPR 14 lakhs 20 thousand for 76 gold medals have not b...
Departmental sides dominate in relay race
Athletics, National Games

Departmental sides dominate in relay race

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Departmental sides Tribhuvan Army Club women's and Armed Police Force (APF) men's won the gold medals in the 100m relays of the 9th National Games. The Army team including Ramita Gurung, Saraswati Chaudhary, Jayrani Tharu, and Nirmala Thapa won the gold in the competition held on Wednesday on the Pokhara Stadium track by completing the relay in 49.60 seconds. Gandaki consisting of Masina Adhikari, Anisa Bhandari, Savina Khatun Mia, and Nisha Gharti clocked 52.75 seconds to secure silver. In contrast, Bagmati with a squad of Rajita Dulal, Swagata Khaiju, Prakriti Suwal, and Luzna Amatya took 52.76 seconds and bagged bronze. On the men's side, the APF side consisting of Nirpratap Mahato, Ashish Choudhary, Shivraj Parki, and Chandra Bahadur Pulam...
Chandrakala wins gold setting a new national record
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Chandrakala wins gold setting a new national record

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Nepal Police Club's Chandrakala Lamgade won gold and sets a new national record in the women's javelin throw under the athletics of the 9th National Games. Chandrakala won gold with a throw of 47.60 meters at the Pokhara Stadium on Wednesday. She broke the record set by Army's Laxmi Tharu three years ago. Laxmi set a record of 45.27 meters in the 13th South Asian Games (SAG). While Army's Laxmi Tharu settled for silver with a throw of 45.56 meters, APF's Sima Kumari Tharu threw 45.20 meters and secured the third position. On the men's side, Rohit Chaudhary of Tribhuvan Army Club clinched the gold medal with a throw of 64.25 meters. APF's Ramesh Pokharel secured the silver with 55.43 meters throw and Manoj Dagaura earned the bronze medal with 5...
Amrit clinches gold in 3 consecutive editions of the National Games
National Games, squash

Amrit clinches gold in 3 consecutive editions of the National Games

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Amrit Thapa Magar of Gandaki Province clinched gold in the men's singles squash competition at the 9th National Games. With the competitive victory over Arahant Keshar Singh of Bagmati Province in a set of 3-2 on the squash court at Pokhara Stadium, Amrit won gold in 3 consecutive editions of the National Games. Amrit defeated Arahant in the seventh national game and beat Prabin Kanskar in the eighth to win the gold. Amrit won the first set by 12-10 and lost the second by 8-11. While Amrit won the third set by 12-10, Arahant won the fourth by 9-11. Amrit sidelined Arahant in the decisive fifth set by 11-8 to bag the gold.
Jayarani obtains the second gold
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Jayarani obtains the second gold

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Tribhuvan Army Club's (TAC) runner Jayarani Tharu obtained the second gold medal in an ongoing 9th National Games. Jayarani clinched gold in women's 100m hurdles at Pokhara Rangashala on Monday. Earlier, she won the gold medal in the 400m hurdles breaking her own record. She clocked 1 minute 4.13 seconds (hand timing). She kept a national record of 1 minute 07.2 seconds in Kathmandu in June. Likewise, Army's Jeevan Chaudhary won the gold in the men's 110m hurdles timing 15:03 seconds. Chandradev Joshi of Police won silver with a time of 15:81 seconds and Ram Prasad Tharu of Army won bronze with 19:00 seconds.
APF and Bagmati confirmed the semifinal spot
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APF and Bagmati confirmed the semifinal spot

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Armed Police Force (APF) and Bagmati Province confirmed their semifinal spots in the Women's Cricket Tournament under the 9th National Games. In the first match of the day, APF sidelined Far Western by 5 wickets and marched on to the semifinals remaining unbeaten. APF chased a winning target of 93 runs losing 5 wickets in 16 overs. In APF's victory, Indu Burma scored 45 runs off 43 balls with 5 fours. Indu failed to make a half-century after being cut and bowled by Sneha Mahara. Jyoti Pandey and Roma Thapa collected 11 runs each. Sita Rana Magar added 4 runs whereas Mamata Chaudhary and Manju Bogti scored 7 and 2 runs respectively. In a second match of the day, Bagmati beat MAdesh Province by 8 wickets. Bagmati chased a modest target of 55 ...
Gaurika bags first gold in 9th National Games
National Games, Swimming

Gaurika bags first gold in 9th National Games

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Gaurika Singh of Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) bagged the first gold medal in the 9th National Games. Gaurika, who missed 4 events due to illness, won the gold medal in the 100m backstroke on Sunday. This is the first event she completed in an ongoing swimming competition. Gaurika won the gold medal in the 100m backstroke clocking 1 minute 5.5 seconds at the swimming course of Fishtail Academy at Pokhara. NRNA's Ashley Sapkota Dangol, who won 4 gold medals earlier limited to silver and Anushiya Tandukar of TAC won bronze. Ashley clocked 1 minute 8.79 seconds and Anushiya completed the prescribed distance in 1 minute 13.8 seconds. TAC's team including Gaurika clinched the gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay. The squad of Gaurika, Duwana Lama, Anus...
Army books semifinal spot
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Army books semifinal spot

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Tribhuvan Army Football Club (TAFC) booked its spot in the semifinals of the Men's Football Tournament belonging to the 9th National Games. In a final group stage match, TAC defeated Nepal Police Club (NPC) 2-0 to book its semifinal spot. TAFC will vie against Gandaki Province in the semifinals to find their way to the finals. Nawayug Shrestha and Dinesh Henjan scored in TAFC's victory at Pokhara Rangashala. Nawayug opened an account in the 15th minute whereas Dinesh multiplied the lead in the 29th minute. The day's first match at Gosteghat was called off as NRNA attempted to field the 8 players who faced protest. In aftermath, Gandaki Province declared the winner.
Athlete passes away after falling from paragliding
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Athlete passes away after falling from paragliding

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - An athlete participating in the men's cross country event of paragliding under the 9th National Games has passed away. Tribhuvan Army Club's (TAC) Nisim Thapa lost his life as he suddenly fell down from paragliding from a height of 100 meters while flying in the sky during the competition in Pokhara Metropolitan City 18 Sarangkot on Sunday. According to District Police Office Kaski, 26-year-old army player Nisim had lost his life when he fell on the ground. He was playing for TAC under contract. Kaski Police Spokesperson Sundar Tiwari informed that Nisim was sent to Metro City Hospital for treatment. Later, he was declared dead by the doctor.
Army’s Khagita and Surya won gold in high jump
Athletics, National Games

Army’s Khagita and Surya won gold in high jump

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Khagita Sinjali Magar and Surya Bahadur Khatri of Tribhuvan Army Club have attained gold in the high jump in the 9th National Games at Pokhara Rangashala. Khagita won the gold in the women's high jump whereas Surya won the gold in the men's category. Surya jumped 1.90 meters to win the gold while Nikesh Mahato of Bagmati won the silver by jumping 1.75 meters. Police's Roshan Danuwar also managed to earn bronze by jumping 1.75 meters. On the women's side, Khagita Sinjali Magar brings off gold jumping 1.52 meters. Army's Bindu Thanet achieved silver by jumping 1.50 meters. Seema Shrestha of Gandaki won bronze jumping 1.42 meters.
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