Jun 25th
Text size
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
Home Entertainment Sports Special Olympics Nepal organized regional bocce game

Special Olympics Nepal organized regional bocce game

E-mail Print PDF

Special Olympics Nepal organized regional bocce game at Laboratory School premises, Kirtipur. Australian ambassador to Nepal Mr. Glenn White inaugurated the game by rolling a bocce ball.

More than fifty boys and girls with special needs participated in the game. The game was played in a knock out basis. Yaman Maharjan and Yam Lal Joshi won boys’ double; similarly Budhha Ranjit won boys’ single category. Likewise team of Shuru Shrestha and Srijana Shrestha clinched girls’ double title and Sumita Sunwar won in girls’ single category.

Bocce is an Italian game. The basic principle of the sport is to roll a bocce ball closest to the target ball, which is called a palina. Bocce as a Special Olympics sport provides people with special needs the opportunity to have social contact, develop physically and to gain self-confidence. Next to soccer and golf, bocce is the third most participated sport in the world.


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:59 )  


On-field disputes in the National Games

The Seventh National Games concluded yesterday in Biratnagar. 

- Akash Maharjan

The Lost Opportunity

During the last 10 years of acute problem of power shortage(loadshedding), which now seems...

-Bibek Dangol

Send us your articles

We would be glad to publish your works (articles, blogs, photos). Send them to ourkirtipur@gmail.com