NASA ‘D’ sports meet 2015

Kohima, January 12 (MExN): The Northern Angami Sports Association (NASA) Group ‘D’ will hold its 22nd games and sports meet from January 15 to 17 at Botsa Local Ground. The 22 edition is partnered by Nagaland State AIDS Control Society, assisted by 11th Assam Rifles and hosted by Botsa Youth & Sports Association. Colonel Manoj, […]

New Zealand beats Sri Lanka by 3 wickets

CHRISTCHURCH, JANUARY 11 (AP): Brendon McCullum lashed a half century from 19 balls, matching his national record, to spur New Zealand to a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka Sunday in the series-opening limited-overs international. Opening the batting, McCullum gave New Zealand a blazing start as it chased Sri Lanka’s 218-9, hitting three sixes and six […]

Six things to learn from the Australia-India Test series

Dennis FreedmanFirstpostSteve Smith is the real dealSome of us had that little feeling deep inside that Smith was something special. He was Australia’s best batsman in the failed Australian tour of the UAE. He then won Man of the ODI Series against South Africa, despite being overlooked for the first game.But put up your hand […]

Federer wins Brisbane title, notches 1000th win

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the winner’s trophy and pose for photos after he won his 1000th career title in the men’s final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, January 11. Federer notched his 1,000th career victory and collected his 83rd title with a seesawing […]

Sublime Sanchez lifts Arsenal to fifth

LONDON, January 11 (AGENCIES): A sublime Alexis Sanchez scored twice and created a third as Arsenal climbed level on points with fourth-placed Southampton following a 3-0 Premier League victory against Stoke City on Sunday. Sanchez made Laurent Koscielny’s opener and then netted his 17th and 18th goals of the season either side of half-time at […]

Lampard finally signs for New York City

New York, January 11 (AP): Frank Lampard has finally signed his Major League Soccer contract to play for New York City FC. NYCFC confirmed to The Associated Press on Saturday that this week Lampard signed a contract to start in July — midway through the new team’s first season in MLS.The announcement followed the AP […]

Maria Sharapova wins Brisbane International Federer set for a milestone

Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic pose with their trophies after contesting the Brisbane International final, Brisbane International, Australia, January 10. BRISBANE, January 10 (AP): Maria Sharapova claimed her 34th career title and closed the gap on the No. 1 ranking with a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Ana Ivanovic on Saturday in the Brisbane […]

India survive late collapse to draw final Test

The Australian team players pose with the Border/Gavaskar trophy after defeating India on the fifth day of their cricket test match in Sydney, Saturday, January 10. (AP Photo)   India finishes on 252/7 in the second innings; Australia settle for a 2-0 series win to reclaim Border-Gavaskar Trophy SYDNEY, January 10 (Reuters): Australia were denied […]

Lazar-guided Liverpool close on top four

LONDON, January 10 (AFP): Lazar Markovic scored the only goal as improving Liverpool provisionally closed to within four points of the Premier League’s top four by winning 1-0 at Sunderland on Saturday. At a gusty Stadium of Light, the 20-year-old Serbia winger’s ninth-minute strike — his first Premier League goal — enabled Liverpool to extend […]

Smith & Burns hustle India

Steve Smith attempts a reverse sweep off Ravichandran Ashwin’s bowling during the fourth day of the Fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on January 9. • Stand-in captain Smith ends  series with record 769 runs• India bowled out for 475 before  tea on day four• Australia’s lead stands at 348 SYDNEY, January 9 […]

PASA silver jubilee from January 14

Phek, January 9 (MExN): The 25th Anniversary of the Phek Area Sports Association (PASA) is scheduled to be held at Phek Village from January 14 to 17 under the theme, “Exploring Greater Heights” with Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu and Yitachu as the chief guest and guest of honour respectively. Hukhonieyi Soho, PET, GHS, Phek Village will […]

41st KYO Sports Meet concludes

Kohima, January 9 (MExN): The Kiruphema Youth organisation (KYO) sports meet which was held under the theme ‘Unity and Prosperity’ concluded today at the Kiruphema Local Ground with Pelhouvisie Hozoyie, Chairman, Kiruphema Bawe as the guest of honour in the final ceremony.The events of the sports meet included with football (Men), volleyball (Men & women) […]