Prakash KC, winner of the eighth national games in weightlifting, admits that he never thought he would become a sportsperson. He started weightlifting at the age of 13 and since then he has often been winning the title of Junior Best Lifter Men in the national level. Recently, at the eighth national games, he broke the record by lifting 224 kg in the 67 kg body weight category. However, his personal best is 242 kg.
BANKE, June 4: The hype generated by the eighth national games held in Nepalgunj has not died down even a month after the event. The week-long games organized by the National Sports Council (NSC) ended up gifting several physical infrastructures for the development of sports in Province 5. But on the flip side some wrongdoing by the organizing committee has also come to light.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club won gold medal in mixed team events on the last day of the 16th National Judo Tournament on Tuesday, under the Eighth National Games. But Nepal Police Club dominated the medal tally with seven golds, one ahead of Army.
NEPALGUNJ, March 19: The official schedules for forthcoming 8th National Games are still undecided despite the inauguration of media center and release of official ‘jingle’ at Nepalgunj sports stadium on Monday. The major sports event of the country has already been postponed twice.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The task force for Eighth National Games is set to finalize the dates and venues for player selections for the games, and recommend those dates to the National Sports Council (NSC), on Thursday. The games will be held in Province 5.