Print Edition - 2017-06-18  |  Sports Digest

NOC marks Olympic Day

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jun 18, 2017-

Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) on Saturday marked the beginning of a week-long programme to celebrate the Olympic Day which falls on June 23. Besides cultural programme and social awareness campaign, the celebrations will see competitions in boxing, tennis, basketball, kabbadi, golf, sambo, shooting, swimming, chess, taekwondo and archery. According to Bishnu Gopal Shrestha, the chairman of Sports for All Commission under the NOC, more than 5,000 participants will be involved in the Olympic Day programmes. NOC President Jeevan Ram Shrestha said that the main objective of Olympic Day was to create awareness of the Olympic movement and its values. (PR)

Published: 18-06-2017 09:04

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