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Juventus, Napoli begin Serie A with easy wins

    Milan, August 20 (IANS): Six-time defending champions Juventus and title contenders Napoli posted easy victories over Cagliari and Hellas Verona on the first day of the Serie A football season.   In Turin, Argentine strikers Paulo Dybala and…

Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei hope to defy youngsters at badminton champs

Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei hope to defy youngsters at badminton champs

    Glasgow, August 20 (AFP): China’s Lin Dan and Malaysian Lee Chong Wei are both in the twilight of their careers, but they remain among the leading lights at this week’s World Championships in Glasgow.   Dan, 34 in…

Dhawan, Kohli star as India rout Sri Lanka

Dhawan, Kohli star as India rout Sri Lanka

    Dambulla, August 20 (IANS): Power-packed innings from Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli guided India to a comfortable nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their first One Day International (ODI) at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on…

Mooy strikes as buoyant Huddersfield edge Newcastle

Mooy strikes as buoyant Huddersfield edge Newcastle

    HUDDERSFIELD, August 20 (Reuters): Promoted Huddersfield Town made it two wins out of two in the Premier League as a superb Aaron Mooy strike gave them a 1-0 home win over Newcastle United on Sunday.   The hosts…

Federation Cup Super 8 from today

    Mokokchung, August 20 (MExN): The Mokokchung District T20 Cricket Federation is organising its first ever Federation Cup Super 8. The day/night will commence from August 21 onwards and will also witness Night carnivals. Altogether, 12 teams are participating…

Cricket: England rout Windies in just three days in day-night test

Cricket: England rout Windies in just three days in day-night test

  BIRMINGHAM, England, August 20 (Reuters) – Stuart Broad hogged the limelight in the dark as England routed a hopelessly outclassed West Indies in the landmark day-night test match at Edgbaston, wrapping up victory by an innings and 209 runs…

CSU set to launch wrestling in educational institutions

  Our Correspondent Kohima | August 19   The Chakhesang Students’ Union (CSU) is all set to introduce wrestling as a compulsory game in all educational institutions under its jurisdiction.   A programme to launch the proposed move will be…

Dimapur to host All India Kung-fu Championship

  Dimapur, August 19 (MExN): Dimapur will host the All India Kung-fu Championship which is scheduled to be held from October 12 to 14, a press release from the All Nagaland Kung-fu Association (ANKFA) has informed. The association in this…

United rout Swansea, Liverpool scrape past Palace

United rout Swansea, Liverpool scrape past Palace

  London, August 19 (Reuters): Manchester United continued their perfect start to the Premier League season by crushing Swansea City 4-0 with three late goals in four minutes at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.   The scoreline matched their opening-day…

Case Premier League Season 2 from Sept 16

Case Premier League Season 2 from Sept 16

  Morung Express News Dimapur | August 19   The Second Edition of the Case Premier League – an unregistered football league for non professionals above 30 years – will start on September 16. This was announced during a press…

Khriekesa, Ziekezou win in KFL

Khriekesa, Ziekezou win in KFL

    Our Correspondent Kohima | August 19   Two stunning goals from Khrieneituo Kezieo led league leaders Khriekesa FC to a 4-1 victory over Forerunners’ FC in the ongoing Kohima Football League here on Saturday.   With the win,…

Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis, Nadal comes up short

Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis, Nadal comes up short

  MASON, August 19 (AP): Defending champion Karolina Pliskova pulled off a doubleheader sweep Friday at the Western & Southern Open, reaching the semifinals by winning a pair of matches with little rest in-between. Rafael Nadal couldn’t do the same.…

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