Prosecutors seek Swiss help in German World Cup tax case

ZURICH, December 16 (REUTERS): German prosecutors have asked Switzerland, home country of soccer world governing body FIFA, to help look into a suspicious payment linked to Germany’s hosting of the 2006 World Cup, including by sifting through bank data.   The Frankfurt state prosecutor has sought legal assistance over a 6.7 million euro ($7.3 million) […]

6th Chizami Cup semi final

Chizami, December 16 (MExN): The 6th Chizami Cup organized by Life Sports, Nagaland, entered the semifinals today with two teams from Pfutsero and one team each from Chizami and Senapati.   In the first of the quarterfinals, Wings FC, Chizami bulldozed its way into the semifinals with a thumping 8-0 victory over Exuberance FC, Pfutsero. […]

Kohima P Khel sports

Kohima, December 16 (MExN): The 62nd Biennial Sports Meet 2015 of P. Khel, Kohima Village organized by Pfuchatsumia Youth Organization (PYO) will be held on December 19 at Kohima village ground, Ziekezou. A press release in this regard has invited all khel members and well-wishers to the meet.

Once-mighty ‘Calypso Kings’ cricket team now missing a beat

Robert Smith AFP   The sad state of West Indies cricket will come into sharp focus this week when some of their best players take part in an Australian Twenty20 tournament — just days after sitting out the latest embarrassing Test defeat.   Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Darren Sammy will all show their talents […]

Leicester’s fairytale run continues as Vardy, Mahrez down Chelsea

Leicester’s fairytale run continues  as Vardy, Mahrez down Chelsea

LEICESTER, December 15 (AP): English football’s most lethal double act propelled Leicester to a 2-1 win over stumbling champion Chelsea in the Premier League on Monday, with goals by Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez keeping their team top of the standings.   The most remarkable Premier League story in years shows no sign of ending. […]

Goa marches into ISL final

Goa marches into ISL final

Margao, December 15 (IANS): A scintillating offensive display enabled a buoyant FC Goa to a 3-1 aggregate victory over Delhi Dynamos in a two-legged semi-final and enter the title round of the Indian Super League (ISL) here on Tuesday.   Spanish midfielder Joffre Mateu scored in the 11th minute, followed by Brazilian forward Rafael Coelho […]

52nd VSU sports meet underway

52nd VSU sports meet underway

Our Correspondent Kohima | December 15   The 52nd sports meet of Viswema Students’ Union (VSU) cum Lt. Dr. Vizadel Sakhrie & Lt. Visakhol Sothu Memorial Trophy got underway at John Government Higher Secondary School Viswema on December 15.   Puvil Kikhi, Project Officer, Department of Land Resources & president VGOK graced the inaugural function […]

6th Chizami Cup 2015

Chizami, December 15 (MExN): In the second day of the 6th Chizami Cup 2015, Unique Boys FC, Chizami Town down Sakraba Town Boys FC, Sakraba by a solitary goal. Kupe Tara scored the only goal.   In the second match, Albatross, Chozuba defeated Espoir FC, Pfütsero 5-1. Phito Nienu, Berelhu and Punuru Neinu were on […]

Sports Academy selection for Girls

Dimapur, December 15 (MExN): The Directorate of Youth Resources & Sports, Nagaland will conduct selection trials for admission into Sports Hostel Dimapur Girls Section for the Academic Session 2016-17 in two disciplines of Athletics Girls and Sepaktakraw Girls on January 13 and 14.   The eligibility criteria for selection trials are: (i) Athletics (Girls) 12 […]

Seketoukho Nipu wins Sechü Zubza wrestling meet

Seketoukho Nipu wins Sechü Zubza wrestling meet

SECHÜ ZUBZA, DECEMBER 15 (MExN): 26 year-old Seketoukho Nipu emerged as the champion of Sechü Zubza wrestling meet 2015 held at WAPO Ground, Sechü Zubza.   Seketoukho, who also bagged the third position at this year’s 9th International Hornbill Naga Wrestling Championship 2015, downed his younger brother Petekuolie Nipu (21 yrs) in the final to […]

EPL see-saw typified by Newcastle win

EPL see-saw typified by Newcastle win

Ian Chadband Reuters   The unpredictability of a barmy Premier League season was underlined by Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-1 home defeat by struggling Newcastle United on Sunday, which left bewildered home manager Mauricio Pochettino scratching his head.   On a weekend which had already seen mighty Manchester United humbled by Bournemouth, the week after the south-coast […]

Dhoni, Ashwin, Jadeja hog limelight at IPL draft

Mumbai, December 14 (IANS): India’s World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni along with the likes of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin will be hogging the limelight as the two new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises from Pune and Rajkot meet here on Tuesday to pick their five key players each from the 50-player draft.   […]