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 Sports
Brett Lee retires from international cricket
Blatter defends role in FIFA kickbacks scandal
National Women’s fbl begin today
Chelsea tops Champions League prize money list
Paes at the center of a storm ahead of Olympics
Serena wins fifth Wimbledon title
All the Bells’ to ring out start of London Olympics
It’s Federer again, and Murray for once in final
True Olympic spirit found in those who come last
True Olympic spirit found in those who come last
 
 Main News
Govt expresses objections over EU, Limbuwan meet
 
 Editorial
Corruption And Water Resources
Reproductive Health Challenges Remain
How To Overcome Boredom
Work Out A Full-sized Budget
Rescue Of Child Workers - Commendable Work
PM On Official Media
Bad Budget Precedence
Tap Tourism Potential
 
 National
Single women break tradition
‘Change mindset to end untouchability’
School dropouts high in Banke
World Environment Day marked
Centuries old human remains found in Mustang caves
CDCs effective in Sindhuli
Remote schools get internet service
Republic Day observed
Water tanks getting dry
Diarrhea patients rising up
 
 
Sports
‘Bhandary, Tamang hadn’t participated’
 

TRN Reporter

Kathmandu, Dec. 11

The official website of Singapore Marathon had revealed that Nepali sprinter Rajendra Bhandary and Purna Bahadur Tamang had not participated in the marathon held on December 7 in Singapore.

The website in reply to the query via email stated that those two athletes had made no participation in the event. The Gorkhapatra Daily, had published the news on Thursday questioning on Bhandary and Tamang’s participation in the marathon. Their name were not found in top hundred’s list available in the official web site of the event.

After the news, Nepal Army had started inquiry over Bhandary’s status in the marathon from Nepal Amateur Athletics Association (NAAA). Bhandary is an employee at Nepal Army.

NAAA general secretary, Rabi Raj Karnikar, however, remained tighlipped over the controversy. Instead he said that he had not got time to read the Gorkhapatra Daily. "I came to know the news report through Sagarmatha News Channel, which called me for interview," Rajkarnikar clarified.

He refuted the news by saying that Army man Bhandary had participated in the international tournament for the first time with chest no. 0063 and Tamang with no. 0066 chest number. He claimed that he will provide the official letter of the participation to the daily till Friday.

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