Badminton coaching clinic at Mokokchung

Our CorrespondentMokokchung | January 28 The Sports Hall at Imkongmeren Sports Complex Mokokchung is bustling with activity. Mokokchung District Badminton Association (MDBA) is conducting an Under-17 shuttle badminton coaching camp since January 12 here with renowned local shuttler Tajenkaba as the head coach, where 61 young badminton buffs are attending the coaching clinic, which includes […]

Laxmi Sharma (Asula) Tourney concludes

Dimapur, January 28 (MExN): The 4th Laxmi Sharma(Asula) Badminton Open Tournament which was held at Sangtamtilla, Dimapur concluded on January 27. A total prize money of Rs. 40000/- along with certificates were awarded to the winners and runners-up of both Open and Amateur categories. In the Open category, Along Jamir and Moamongba defeated Akum Jamir […]

SASA 53rd meet 2015 enters 2nd day

Vilelie Khamo and others during the inaugural function of SASA 53rd meet at Jakhama Local Ground on January 27. (Morung Photo)  Football, volleyball events begin today Our CorrespondentJakhama | January 28The five day long Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA’s) 53rd Meet 2015 entered the second day here today at Jakhama Local Ground.Medal tally as on […]

Chelsea into League Cup final

Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic, top, scores during the English League Cup semifinal second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge stadium in London on January 27. (AP Photo) LONDON, January 28 (AP): Branislav Ivanovic headed Chelsea into the League Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool on Tuesday, settling an enthralling semifinal […]

SASA 53rd meet 2015 makes colorful start at Jakhama

A player in action in the long jump event on day one of SASA 53rd meet at Jakhama Local ground on January 27. (Morung Photo) Kigwema leads medal tally Our CorrespondentJakhama | January 27 A five day long 53rd meet 2015 of the Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) got underway here at Jakhama Local Ground […]

NWA meeting on February 7

Kohima, January 27 (MExN): The Nagaland Wrestling Association along with its constituent units will convene a meeting on February 7 at 2 pm at Ura Hotel near Red Cross Building, Kohima. All officials of NWA and representatives from respective units are requested to attend the meeting positively. A press noted issued by Rangsam N. Hau, […]

EBC Sports Meet underway

Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): The 41st Eastern Bible College Annual Games & Sports Meet commenced Monday at the college play ground with P. Honko Luklem, President, Eastern Naga Students’ Union, Dimapur, as chief guest at the inaugural function. A press release received here informed that the chief guest in his address stressed on the importance […]

ASA Open Naga Wrestling Meet

Kohima, January 27 (MExN): The Angami Sports Association (ASA) Games & Athletics and ASA 1st Open Naga Wrestling Meet 2015 is being held at Khuochiezie (Local Ground) Kohima and D-Khel Ground, Kohima Village from Feb 4-6. A press release received here informed that Minister for Forest, Environment and Wildlife, Dr. Nicky Kire, will be the […]

Sharapova, Murray cruises; Nadal crashes out

Maria Sharapova of Russia right,  is congratulated by Eugenie Bouchard of Canada at the net after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 27. (AP Photo) MELBOURNE, January 27 (AP): Rafael Nadal kept telling anyone who would listen that his fitness levels wouldn’t stand up to the rigors of a […]

Saina, Kashyap win Syed Modi titles

Lucknow, January 25 (IANS): Ace Indians Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap displayed brilliant performances to clinch the women’s and men’s singles titles, respectively, at the $120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships here Sunday. World No.3 Saina came out with a stupendous show first to save two matchpoints and, then to defeat reigning World Champion Carolina […]

Aldridge puts off surgery, leads Blazers over Wizards

PORTLAND, January 25 (AP): Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge reversed his previous decision to have thumb surgery and turned out for the Trail Blazers on Saturday, helping them to a 103-96 win against Washington. The Blazers pushed their lead in the NBA Northwest Division back out to nine games while the Wizards, second in the Eastern Conference, […]

Ronaldo sees red in Real win; Messi scores 2 as Barca rolls

BARCELONA, January 25 (AP): Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for kicking an opponent in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Cordoba, and Lionel Messi reached the 30-goal mark for a seventh straight season in the Spanish league on Saturday.Madrid completed its comeback when Gareth Bale converted an 89th-minute penalty, after Ronaldo was given a straight red […]