Kathmandu, May 14
The Nepal Sports Journalists Forum today announced names of nominees for four categories of the NSJF Pulsar Sports Award, 2074.
NSJF announced today that national cricket team’s Paras Khadka and Sandeep Lamichhane, badminton player Dipesh Dhami, judoka Indra Bahadur Shrestha and golfer Tanka Bahadur Karki have been nominated in the Best Male Player category.
Cricketers Dipendra Singh Airee and Sandeep Lamichhane, footballer Dinesh Henjan, judo player Manita Shrestha Pradhan and boxer Punam Rawal have been nominated in the Young Player category.
This means Lamichhane has been nominated in three categories this year including his nomination in the People’s Choice Award which was announced last week.
Likewise, badminton player Sobha Gautam, archer Junu Awle, boxer Bimala Shrestha, footballer Savitra Bhandari and table tennis player Navita Shrestha have made it to the nominations in the Best Female Player category.
Nominations for the Best Coach include Binod Das and Jagat Tamata(Cricket), Tsering Lopsang Gurung (Football), Jayant Kumar Shrestha(Badminton) and Prakash Thapa Magar (boxing).
The winners of these categories along with the People’s Choice winner will get a Pulsar motorbike as the past years whereas winners from other categories will get gift hamper and cash prize of NRs. 50,000.
Voting People’s Choice Award has already begun whereas winners of three awards–Lifetime Achievement Award, Para Athlete and Special Award will be announced during the event.
The event is going to be held in Kathmandu this Thursday.
Published on May 14th, Monday, 2018 3:48 PM