Challenger Cup 2014 concludes

Our CorrespondentKohima | April 30The Challenger Cup 2014 (10th Men & 6th Women Open Basketball Championship) under the aegis of Youth Aflame concluded here this evening at Kohima Local Ground. In men finals, Amplified defeated Taurus 28-27 to lift the coveted champion title. Venture Wings Society bagged the champion title in women category and Josephites […]

High School Daredevils lifts Ist 10th NA- I T20 trophy

Chief guest and MLA Khriehu Liezietsu with the finalists and match officials. (Morung Photo)   Our CorrespondentKohima | April 30 A weeklong Ist 10th Northern Angami I T20 championship 2014 organized by Brotherhood Group and sponsored by MLA Khriehu Liezietsu concluded here today at Government Higher Secondary School Ground. In a grand finale, High School […]

Real Madrid reaches Champions League final

MUNICH, APRIL 30 (AP): Sergio Ramos has his redemption, Cristiano Ronaldo has his goal record and Real Madrid is one win away from the long-awaited "Decima."Real Madrid carried out coach Carlo Ancelotti’s game plan to perfection and routed title holder Bayern Munich 4-0 on Tuesday to reach its first Champions League final in 12 years. […]

I am now playing with vengeance: Jwala Gutta

NEW DELHI, April 30 (PTI): Threatened with a ban by the administrators and labelled an enfant terrible by her detractors, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta says such has been the "hurt and pain" of the last six months that she has not been able celebrate her bronze medal at the recent Asian Badminton Championships to the […]

CHALLENGER CUP 2014

10TH MEN & 6TH WOMEN OPEN BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPOrganized by Youth Aflame DAY 8 RESULTS*2nd Semi final Men Taurus defeated Cretans Bulls 57-40*Three pointers competitionWinners- Mezhuvotuo*Women finalVenture Wings Society defeated Josephites 21-8 DAY 9 Match*Men Final: 2 PMAmplified vs Taurus

KBYF spots week underway

KOHIMA, APRIL 29 (MExN): The Kohima Baptist Youth Fellowship Sports 2014 got underway under the theme “ENCOURAGE The People of Sports LIVE REALITY” at Unit ground 4th NAP Bn. Thizama. The programme was chaired by Yanpolumi Tsopoe, Gen. Sect, KBYF which was followed by a prayer by Rev. Moa Lonchar, Pastor, Baptist Mission Church Kohima. […]

Ist 10th NA I T20 c’ship grand finale today

Kohima, April 29 (MExN): The closing function of the Ist 10th Northern Angami I T20 championship 2014 organized by Brotherhood Group Kohima take place on April 30 at 1:00 PM at Government Higher Secondary School Ground, Kohima, Sahu Yiese, director printing and stationary will grace the occasion as the chief guest. The function will be […]

IOC vice president says Rio preps are "worst" ever

RIO, APRIL 29 (AP): International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has slammed Rio’s preparations for the 2016 Olympics, saying they are "the worst I have experienced." Coates, who has made six trips to Rio as part of the Coordination Commission responsible for overseeing the preparations, said the IOC had taken the unprecedented step of […]

MI name Simmons as replacement for Saxena

Dubai, April 29 (agencies): Lendl Simmons, the West Indies batsman, has been added to Mumbai Indians’ squad as a replacement for allrounder Jalaj Saxena, the IPL organisers announced on Tuesday. However, a reason for the decision was not given. "The IPL Event Technical Committee has approved Lendl Simmons as a replacement player for Jalaj Saxena […]

SC reserves order on spot-fixing probe panel

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS): The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on setting up a panel to probe allegation of spot-fixing and betting against some of the cricketers playing the Indian Premier League (IPL) and BCCI president N. Srinivasan. The apex court bench headed by Justice A.K. Patnaik reserved the order after it was […]

NBA: James escapes injury fear to lead Heat sweep

Miami Heat’s LeBron James grimaces after being injured during the second half in Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Charlotte Bobcats in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, April 28. (AP Photo)   CHARLOTTE, APRIL 29 (AFP):  LeBron James shook off fears of an injury scare to score 31 points Monday and spark […]

Arsenal beats Newcastle to cement fourth spot

Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker, center left, heads the ball under pressure from Newcastle’s Cheick Tiote, center right during their English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates stadium in London, Monday, April  28. (AP Photo)   LONDON, APRIL 29 (AP): Arsenal remains on course for another season in the Champions League […]