Soccer: ‘Outstanding’ Van Dijk deserves PFA award, says Klopp

Soccer: ‘Outstanding’ Van Dijk deserves PFA award, says Klopp

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk celebrates scoring their fourth goal. (Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers) April 21 (Reuters): Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp said he would be disappointed if defender Virgil van Dijk missed out on the Professional Footballers’ Association’s (PFA) Player of the Year award as he has had an “outstanding season”. Dutchman Van Dijk has […]

Premier League: Manchester City edge out Spurs to go top, Brighton scramble key point

Premier League: Manchester City edge out Spurs to go top, Brighton scramble key point

Manchester City’s Kyle Walker in action with Tottenham’s Son Heung-min. (REUTERS/Phil Noble) LONDON, April 21 (Reuters): Phil Foden’s first Premier League goal ensured Manchester City edged past Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 on Saturday to return to the top of the Premier League and avenge their Champions League elimination by Mauricio Pochettino’s side. With Liverpool playing Cardiff […]

Soccer: Juventus clinch eighth Serie A title in a row

Soccer: Juventus clinch eighth Serie A title in a row

Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo in action with Fiorentina’s Bryan Dabo. (REUTERS/Massimo Pinca) TURIN, Italy, April 21 (Reuters): Juventus overcame their European blues when they fought back to beat Fiorentina 2-1 at home on Saturday and claim the Serie A title for a remarkable eighth season in a row. Knocked out of the Champions League by Ajax […]

Nagaland: Faith in Action Taekwondo players awarded Black Belt

Nagaland: Faith in Action Taekwondo players awarded Black Belt

Taekwondo players of Faith in Action International Taekwondo Academy after the grading of Black Belt and higher Degrees held on April 13. (Photo Courtesy: Faith in Action) Dimapur, April 20 (MExN): A total of 19 Taekwondo players were awarded Black Belt and higher Degrees after completing Taekwondo course in Faith in Action International Taekwondo Academy […]

Nagaland: Under-16 Inter School Cricket Tournament

Nagaland: Under-16 Inter School Cricket Tournament

The Under-16 Inter School Cricket Tournament organized by Tuensang District Cricket Association kick off at parade ground on April 19. The first match was played between Loyem Memorial High School, the defending champion and St. Joseph High School. Toss won by St. Joseph and elected to bat first, they set the target of 146 in […]

Nagaland: 11th open basketball tournament in Kohima

Kohima, April 20 (MExN): The Suncity Kohima in collaboration with Nagaland Basketball will be holding the 11th edition of the most prestigious Open Basketball Tournament 2019 from May 13 to 19 at Khuochiezie, Kohima Local Ground. The organizers are expecting around 20 teams from across the state. Forms have been made available at Light House, […]

Nagaland: KDVFA inform members on practice

Kohima, April 20 (MExN): The Kohima District Veteran Football Association (KDVFA) members are asked to come for practice to local ground Kohima on April 22 onwards at 5:30 am to participate in the ensuing All Nagaland Veteran Football tournament to be held in the first week of May 2019. KDVFA secretary Er J Tali Aier […]

Soccer: Neymar could be back on Sunday, says PSG coach

Soccer: Neymar could be back on Sunday, says PSG coach

Paris St Germain’s Neymar during the match. (REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Files) PARIS, April 20 (Reuters): Brazil striker Neymar could return to playing on Sunday when Paris St Germain take on Monaco in Ligue 1, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Saturday. “He has been working hard, with a good mindset. We could get him back as soon as […]

Cricket: Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul fined by BCCI ombudsman for talk-show comments

Cricket: Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul fined by BCCI ombudsman for talk-show comments

India’s Hardik Pandya celebrates taking the wicket of England’s Jonny Bairstow (Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs/Files) MUMBAI, April 20 (Reuters): India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and batsman KL Rahul have been each ordered to pay 2 million rupees (about $29,000) towards charity within a month for their comments about women in a television chat-show, a BCCI […]

Soccer: Manchester City back on top after tense win over Spurs

Soccer: Manchester City back on top after tense win over Spurs

Manchester City’s Phil Foden attempts to block a shot from Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen. (REUTERS/Phil Noble) Manchester, Britain, April 20 (Reuters): Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League with a fifth-minute Phil Foden goal giving them a nervy 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad stadium on Saturday. The victory for Pep […]

Tennis: Lajovic reaches maiden Masters final in Monte Carlo

Tennis: Lajovic reaches maiden Masters final in Monte Carlo

Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic celebrates victory after his match against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Eric Gaillard MONTE CARLO, April 20 (Reuters): Serbian Dusan Lajovic reached his first Masters final when he mastered windy conditions to beat Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5 6-1 in Monte Carlo on Saturday. Lajovic, who will take on either 11-times champion Rafa Nadal of […]

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