Lungi leads South Africa to series victory over India

Lungi leads South Africa to series victory over India

Lungi Ngidi celebrates taking the wicket of India’s Virat Kohli. (Reuters Photo)   PRETORIA, January 17 (Reuters): Debutant Lungi Ngidi took six wickets as South Africa defeated India by 135 runs to claim victory in the second test in Pretoria on Wednesday and also win the series with an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match […]

KVSA Meet: Football, volley & basketball finals today

KVSA Meet: Football, volley & basketball finals today

A men’s basketball match in action at the 63rd KVSA Meet on Wednesday.   Kohima, January 17 (MExN): Lhisemia-Khel will take on Dapfhütsumia-Khel in the football final match on Thursday morning of the ongoing 63rd Kohima Village Sports Association (KVSA) meet.   Lhisemia-Khel thumped Tsütuonuomia-Khel 6-3 in the first football match, while Dapfhütsumia-Khel beat Pfuchatsumia-Khel […]

Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad’s suicide

Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad’s suicide

Kyle Stephens delivers a victim impact testimony during a sentencing hearing for Dr. Larry Nassar in Lansing, Michigan, U.S., January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid   LANSING, Mich., January 17 (Reuters) – One of the victims of USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting dozens of girls, on Tuesday blamed the disgraced […]

Tennis: Dream grand slam debut continues for 15-year-old Kostyuk

Tennis: Dream grand slam debut continues for 15-year-old Kostyuk

Tennis – Australian Open – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 17, 2018. Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine celebrates winning against Olivia Rogowska of Australia. REUTERS/Edgar Su   MELBOURNE, January 17 (Reuters) – Ukrainian 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk became the youngest player to reach the third round of a grand slam in over 20 years when she […]

Soccer: Leicester through in Cup as VAR gives first goal in England

Soccer: Leicester through in Cup as VAR gives first goal in England

Soccer Football – FA Cup Third Round Replay – Leicester City vs Fleetwood Town – King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain – January 16, 2018 Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho shoots at goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine   LONDON, January 17 (Reuters) – Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored the first goal in English football to be […]

Federer breezes through Melbourne opener

Federer breezes through Melbourne opener

Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a shot against Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia. (REUTERS)   MELBOURNE, JANUARY 16 (Reuters): Defending champion Roger Federer moved smoothly into his majestic stride with a straight-sets win over Slovenian Aljaz Bedene in his opening match at the Australian Open on Tuesday.   The 36-year-old Swiss turned the evening clash on […]

United beat Stoke amid Sanchez talk

United beat Stoke amid Sanchez talk

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial in action with Stoke City’s Moritz Bauer and Joe Allen (Reuters Photo)   MANCHESTER, January 16 (Reuters): The thoughts of Manchester United’s fans may have been on the possible arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal but the players stayed focused to beat Stoke City 3-0 in the Premier League at a […]

63rd KVSA meet 2018

63rd KVSA meet 2018

A volleyball match between L Khel and P Khel on January 16. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | January 16 T Khel completely dominated in track and field events at the ongoing 63rd KVSA meet 2018, which entered day three on Tuesday at Kohima Local Ground.   T Khel swept winning 17 Gold Medals […]

52nd CYSA wrestling meet on Jan 23

KOHIMA, JANUARY 16 (MExN): The 52nd wrestling meet of the Cherüdiki Youth and Sports Association (CYSA) is scheduled on January 23 at Chedema village local ground. The inaugural function will be graced by former Nagaland wrestling champion, Kezhalelie Keretsü as the chief guest, while Chedema village council chairman, Seyievinyü Medom will be the guest of […]

NOA informs district sports associations

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 16 (MExN): The Nagaland Olympics Association (NOA) has asked all District Sports Association to submit utilization certificate along with voucher for the additional fund provided to them for the return journey concerning the recently held Nagaland Olympics. A press note from the NOA informed all the Committees, the Sports Associations of the 12 […]

NBA: LeBron James says Trump has emboldened racists in the U.S.

NBA: LeBron James says Trump has emboldened racists in the U.S.

Jan 12, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots the ball in the first quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports   January 16(Reuters) – Basketball star LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers said on Monday President Donald Trump has emboldened racists in […]

Highlights: Australian Open day two

Highlights: Australian Open day two

Tennis – Australian Open – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2018. Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates winning against Tatjana Maria of Germany. REUTERS/Issei Kato   MELBOURNE, January 16 (Reuters) – Highlights of Tuesday’s second day of the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the year:   0430 ZVEREV SAILS THROUGH   […]

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