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GM Society clinched the title of Park Volleyball
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GM Society clinched the title of Park Volleyball

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Gurung Magar (GM Society) Nawalpur clinched the title of Late Binaya Pant Memorial Cup Park Men's Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at the training center of Dhorpatan Sports Club at New Bus Park defeating Genex Volleyball Team in straight sets of 2-0. Genex gave a tough fight in the first set to GM Society. However, it lost by 25-23. Likewise in the second set, GM effortlessly defeated Genex by 25-12. Title contender Galkot Volleyball Association lost to Budhanilkantha Volleyball Club by 2-1 and became the second runner-up of the tournament. After losing the first set by 23-25, Budhanilkanth managed to come back in the next two sets by 25-23 and 15-11. Champions GM Society bagged Rs. 50,000 along with a trophy, medals, and a certificate. G...
NVA Vice President Maskey announces candidacy for President
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NVA Vice President Maskey announces candidacy for President

By a Staff Reporter Vice President of Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) Nirose Maskey has announced her candidacy for the post of President amidst a press conference in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The NVA election will be held on September 7, 2022.   She is the first one to announce the official candidacy for the election. She had already announced her candidacy a couple of years ago. The last election of NVA took place on May 14, 2016. The meeting that was held two weeks prior fixed the date of the election. Maskey, who entered the association as a central member, had also been treasurer of the association. She has also expressed her five commitments for the development of volleyball while announcing her candidacy that includes training, competition, infrastructure, promotion and...
Volleyball Association election in September
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Volleyball Association election in September

By a Staff Reporter The election of Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) is scheduled to be held in Kathmandu on September 7, 2022. The 8th Plenary Meeting of the association that concluded in Bhaktapur on Thursday decided to conduct the 9th Annual General Meeting and election on September 7. 133 stakeholders were granted the voting rights for the election of the association. In the central election representatives from 77 districts and 7 provinces, National Team captains, coaches and referees will cast their vote. Only a single candidacy has been announced for the President as of now. Niroz Maskey, who is the current Vice-President of the NVA had announced her candidacy for the President last year itself. The election of association could not take place in time due to the Covi...
13 players including Palesha, Prince and Aruna awarded
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13 players including Palesha, Prince and Aruna awarded

By a Staff Reporter The National Sports Council (NSC) awarded cash prizes to 13 players including Palesha Gowdardhan Shrestha of Para Taekwondo, Prince Dahal of Badminton and Aruna Shahi of Volleyball. On the occasion of President's Women's Sports Participation Enhancement Program, NSC awarded the players from three categories with cash on Monday. The supreme governing body handed over Rs 150,000 each to two players, Rs 100,000 each to four players and Rs 50,000 each to seven players. Prince and Palesha were awarded with Rs 150,000 and a certificate. Palesha, who missed out a medal at the Tokyo Paralympics last year, won gold at the Asian Youth Para Taekwondo. Likewise, emerging shuttler Prince held top rank in World Juniors Ranking last year. Boxing's Narika Rai, Sw...
Police edge out APF to reach final of New Diamond Cup
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Police edge out APF to reach final of New Diamond Cup

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Nepal Police Club emerged victorious in the departmental derby against APF during the Bagmati Province New Diamond Cup Open National Women’s Volleyball Championship on Thursday. Police defeated their rivals APF in the last match of the round-robin league to extend their unbeaten run. Despite the defeat, APF along with Police reached the final of the championship by the virtue of finishing second in the league round.    During the clash of the two teams at Kirtipur-based Multipurpose Covered Hall, Police fought back from the second set down to defeat APF 3-1. Police won the first set 25-18 but suffered a 14-25 defeat in the second set. Police then went on to win the next two sets 25-17 and 25-20. Unbeaten police have 9 points fr...
Police, APF in semis with one match to spare
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Police, APF in semis with one match to spare

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Departmental teams Nepal APF Sports Club and Nepal Police Club have entered the semifinals of Bagmati Province New Diamond Cup Open Women’s National Volleyball Championship on Wednesday after registering second straight victory in their respective matches. During the matches held at Kirtipur-based Multipurpose Covered Hall on Wednesday, APF defeated the hosts New Diamond while Police saw off Paropakar Adarsha Secondary School in straight sets. Both the winners made it to the semifinal with one match to spare. Now, these two teams (APF and Police) will vie for the top position in the round-robin league. APF defeated New Diamond 25-12, 25-20 and 25-14 while Police beat Paropakar 25-3, 25-6 and 25-11. Both APF and Police have equal 6 points from t...
Captain Aruna  Shahi off to Netherlands for training
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Captain Aruna Shahi off to Netherlands for training

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Nepali women’s volleyball team captain Aruna Shahi has left for the Netherlands for training. Shahi got an opportunity to train in the European country at the invitation of the Netherlands Volleyball Association. Nepal Volleyball Association’s central member Raj Kumar Gurung, Western Regional Volleyball Association’s Hari Shrestha and New Diamond Sports Club’s captain Lalita Nath bade farewell to Shahi amid a recent programme. This is the first time that Shahi is officially visiting a foreign country for training. She will train in the Netherlands for 35 days. “I have been playing  as per the instructions of the coaches,” said Shahi, adding, “I have got an opportunity for training as a setter so I’m really excited. This training ...
Nepali players off to winning start in Maldivian league
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Nepali players off to winning start in Maldivian league

By a Staff ReporterKathmandu - Nepali volleyball players made winning start to the Maldives Volleyball Association Cup 2022 with their respective clubs winning their opening matches on Thursday. Maldives Service Club (Police), which has signed Nepal’s Kamana Bista, defeated Club Eagle straight sets to open their account on Thursday night. The Police club won the first set 25-19 followed by 25-21 win in the second set and a 25-20 win in the third.Earlier on Thursday, Dhivehi Sifainge Club featuring another Nepali player Usha Bhandari also won their respective match in straight sets.Kamana and Usha play professional football in the domestic league of Nepal representing Nepal Police Club. This is the first time that the two players are playing the game abroad. Usha and Kama...
National Volleyball Day observed
Volleyball

National Volleyball Day observed

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Today is the National Volleyball Day of Nepal. This day is marked as the day the Government of Nepal declared volleyball as the national sports of Nepal. Although Nepal Volleyball Association did not announce any formal programme to mark this day, Jawlakhel Volleyball Training Centre organized friendly games and various programmes to observe the National Volleyball Day. Likewise, New Diamond Sports Club also organized a friendly match against NVA League Champions Tribhuvan Army Club at its court to mark this day, coach Kumar Rai informed. The Council of Ministers headed by the then Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had declared volleyball as the national game of Nepal on May 22, 2017 at the initiative of the then Sports Minister Daljit Shree...
Nepali volleyball players to compete in Maldivian league
Volleyball

Nepali volleyball players to compete in Maldivian league

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Members of the national women’s volleyball team of Nepal Usha Bhandari and Kamana Bista are all set to play volleyball league in the Maldives. This is the first time that the two players who also represent Nepal Police Club in domestic tournament of Nepal will be playing in a foreign league. The spikers duo will compete in the Maldives Volleyball Association Cup 2022 to be held from May 19 to 31. Both of them have already left for Male, the capital of Maldives, on Tuesday itself. Usha Bhandari, who is a vital member of the national team, will represent Maldives National Defense Force in the league while Kamana Bista will play for Maldives Service Club (Police). All arrangements for the two players will be managed by their respective c...
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