1st open penalty shootout tourney

Kohima, September 25 (MExN): The Win FC Pfutsero under Phek district is all set to organize the 1st open penalty shootout tournament at Pfutsero Sports Complex from October 7 to 8. The champion, runners-up, third and fourth place will carry a cash prize of Rs. 50,000, Rs.30,000, Rs.20,000 and Rs.10, 000 respectively. Entry fee per […]

New Zealand on the ropes, India close in on big win

New Zealand on the ropes, India close in on big win

KANPUR, SEPTEMBER 25 (Reuters): India set New Zealand an improbable 434-run victory target and then blew away the visitors’ top order in Sunday’s final session to close in on a resounding win in the first test.   Resuming day four on 159 for one, India’s positive batting over two sessions yielded 218 runs before home […]

Arsene’s Arsenal happy to shed Chelsea hoodoo

Arsene’s Arsenal happy to shed Chelsea hoodoo

LONDON, SEPTEMBER 25 (REUTERS): For five years, Chelsea were the nemesis of Arsenal and their coach Arsene Wenger so Saturday’s resounding 3-0 victory in the London derby represented a psychological boost for the Frenchman.   The last time Arsenal beat Chelsea in the league was in October 2011 and for three years they had not […]

Wozniacki downs Osaka to win Pan Pacific Open

Wozniacki downs Osaka to win Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO, September 25 (Reuters) – Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki continued her revival by brushing aside Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-5 6-3 on Sunday to win the Pan Pacific Open for the second time and secure her first title of the year.   Hampered by injuries, the 26-year-old Dane slumped to number 74 in […]

Arsenal’s Wenger happy to shed his Chelsea hoodoo

Arsenal’s Wenger happy to shed his Chelsea hoodoo

LONDON, September 25 (Reuters) – For five years, Chelsea were the nemesis of Arsenal and their coach Arsene Wenger so Saturday’s resounding 3-0 victory in the London derby represented a psychological boost for the Frenchman.   The last time Arsenal beat Chelsea in the league was in October 2011 and for three years they had […]

Barcelona close gap as Real draw at Las Palmas

Barcelona close gap as Real draw at Las Palmas

MADRID, September 25 (Reuters) – Substitute Sergio Araujo struck a late equaliser as Las Palmas held Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw and left them with a one-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Saturday.   Karim Benzema had given Real a 2-1 lead in the 67th, three minutes after coming […]

Remembering Kekuojalie Sachü and Vikhozo Yhoshü

Remembering Kekuojalie Sachü and Vikhozo Yhoshü

17th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2016 begins   Morung Express News Kohima | September 24   “Great Stories are often created through simple actions but greater stories through supreme sacrifices such as today we stand to give our respect and honor,” said Neinguvotuo Krose, Convenor, Organising Committee during the inauguration of the 17th NSF Martyrs’ […]

Thungti Chang, Sanüzolü Nakro win Kalos Peace Marathon

Thungti Chang, Sanüzolü Nakro win Kalos Peace Marathon

Our Correspondent Pfutsero | September 24   The 2nd Kalos Peace Marathon (Men 21 km & Women 15 km) took place here today under the aegis of Kalos in collaboration with the 9th Assam Rifles under the theme “Run for peace and unity.”   Altogether, 251 participants from 29 villages under Phek district including seven […]

NEISSR Annual Sports Week concludes

Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): The North East Institute of Social Science & Research  (NEISSR) conducted its Annual Sports week at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School Campus, Dimapur from September 22 to 24.   According to a press release, the sports event was declared opened by Dr. Policarp Xalxo, Principal, Salesian College of Higher Education, Dimapur […]

India take charge after Kiwi meltdown in Kanpur

India take charge after Kiwi meltdown in Kanpur

KANPUR, India, September 24 (Reuters) – Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin made the most of a turning pitch in Kanpur to rip through New Zealand as India racked up a commanding 215-run lead on day three of the first test on Saturday.   Jadeja claimed his fifth five-wicket haul in tests and Ashwin dismissed […]

Sania-Strycova clinch Pan Pacific women’s doubles title

Sania-Strycova clinch Pan Pacific women’s doubles title

Tokyo, September 24 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova thrashed China’s Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang in straight sets to clinch the Pan Pacific women’s doubles title here on Saturday.   In a lop-sided affair, the Indo-Czech pair defeated the Chinese 6-1, 6-1 in just 51 minutes.   Sania […]

Tennis – Wozniacki to meet Osaka in Tokyo final

Tennis – Wozniacki to meet Osaka in Tokyo final

TOKYO, September 24 (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki outlasted Agnieszka Radwanska 4-6 7-5 6-4 in a dog fight of a semi-final at the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday to end the Pole’s reign at the Ariake Coliseum.   The former world number one prevailed in two hours and 50 minutes of hard-fought tennis and will meet […]