Doping: IOC Athletes’ body indicates support for fresh action against Russia

Doping: IOC Athletes’ body indicates support for fresh action against Russia

A sign is on display outside the office of Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in Moscow, Russia September 20, 2018. Picture taken with a fish eye lens. (Reuters Photo) LONDON, January 4 (Reuters): The International Olympic Committee’s athlete commission indicated on Friday it would support fresh sanctions on Russia by world anti-doping agency WADA after a […]

Sonu Nigam makes Instagram debut

Sonu Nigam makes Instagram debut

Singer Sonu Nigam on Friday made his Instagram debut with a memory of the late legendary singer Mohammed Rafi. His official Instagram handle is ‘sonunigamofficial’. “Intended to start the Instagram journey on December 24, 94th birth anniversary of the greatest Mohammed Rafi sahab. Starting the year with his memory,” Sonu posted along with a photograph […]

Maintain strict discipline, Kronu urges sportspersons

Maintain strict discipline, Kronu urges sportspersons

Neiba Kronu with CAGSA officials and others during the inaugural ceremony of Chokri area sports meet on January 4. (Morung Photo) Chokri area 49th sports meet 2019 underway Our Correspondent Khulazu Basa | January 4 The 49th games and sports meet 2019 of Chokri Area Games & Sports Association (CAGSA) made a colouful start here […]

Tottenham Hotspur extend Alderweireld’s contract until 2020

Tottenham Hotspur extend Alderweireld’s contract until 2020

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld during the warm up before the match. (Reuters File Photo) London, January 4 (Reuters): Tottenham Hotspur have extended defender Toby Alderweireld’s contract until 2020, the Premier League club said on Friday. The Belgium international’s deal was set to expire at the end of the current season after which the 29-year-old centre back […]

S Africa ride luck to build 104-run lead against Pakistan

S Africa ride luck to build 104-run lead against Pakistan

South Africa’s Temba Bavuma in action.  (REUTERS Photo) CAPE TOWN, January 4 (Reuters): South Africa took full advantage of a slice of luck as captain Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuma shared a century stand to put the hosts in command on 281 for four on the second day of the second test against Pakistan […]

78Bn CRPF to organize block level tournament

Dimapur, Janaury 4 (MExN): 78 Battalion CRPF, Zubza, Kohima in collaboration with Sechü Zubza Football Club will be organizing block level football men’s tournament (Junior group) and block level volleyball men’s tournament (senior group) on January 17 and 18. A press release from the 78 Bn CRPF informed that Sarbjit Singh, DIGP (OPS) CRPF Kohima […]

I-League: Neroca beat Lajong at home

Imphal, January 4 (IANS): Neroca FC remained unbeaten at home, defeating a young Shillong Lajong FC 3-2 in an I-League encounter here on Friday. Neroca drew first blood through a penalty from Katsumi Yusa on the eighth minute followed by their second goal in the 21st minute from Singham Subash Singh. Neroca’s third goal in […]

Churchill favourites against Minerva

Vasco da Gama, January 4 (IANS): Churchill Brothers FC will take on defending champions Minerva Punjab FC in an I-League clash at the Tilak Maidan here on Saturday. Churchill are clear favourites on the back of their impressive attacking display till the halfway stage of the tournament. When the two teams met in the initial […]

Traditional heavyweights seek to regain Asian Cup glory

Abu Dhabi, January 4 (IANS): Australia, who joined the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in 2006, have changed the landscape of the sport in the region, especially when they lifted their first Asian Cup on home soil four years ago in 2015. Now, the traditional powerhouses of Asian football like Japan, Iran and South Korea are […]

NBA roundup: Spurs’ DeRozan burns Raptors

Reuters DeMar DeRozan finished with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double as the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 125-107 victory over the visiting Toronto Raptors on Thursday to win their third straight game and fourth in their past five. The contest marked the return to San Antonio of […]

1st Southern Angami open Naga wrestling championship on Jan 9

Kohima, January 4 (MExN): The Ist Southern Angami open Naga wrestling championship 2019 under the aegis of Jordan Group Viswema will take place on January 9 at John Government Higher Secondary School, Viswema. The Champion will get a cash prize of Rs. 80,000 while the second position will be awarded with Rs. 60,000. The 3rd […]

U.N. calls for probe into Bangladesh elections

U.N. calls for probe into Bangladesh elections

Presiding officers count votes at a voting center after the session has ended in Dhaka, Bangladesh on December 30, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo) DHAKA, January 4 (Reuters): The United Nations on Friday called for an independent and impartial investigation into the Dec. 30 election in Bangladesh in which Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina won a third […]

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