1st 10 Northern Angami 1 T20 Championships

Organizer during the press conference in Kohima on April 13. The 1st 10 Northern Angami –1 T20 Championship with the theme “Bat for Unity” will take place from April 21 to 30 at Government High School Ground, Kohima under the aegis of the Brotherhood Group. The tournament is initiated by MLA Khriehu Liezietsu, advisor New […]

Pacquiao beats Bradley by decision in rematch

Timothy Bradley, left, lands a left to the head of Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, in their WBO welterweight title boxing fight Saturday, April 12 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo)   LAS VEGAS, APRIL 13 (AP): Manny Pacquiao won a unanimous decision in his rematch with Timothy Bradley on Saturday, avenging his 2012 loss and […]

Barcelona loses, Madrid wins to move 2nd

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi from Argentina, left, in action with Granada’s Tiago Ilori from Portugal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Granada and FC Barcelona at Los Carmenes stadium in Granada, Spain, Saturday April 12. (AP Photo)   BARCELONA, APRIL 13 (AP): Barcelona compounded its exit from the Champions League by losing 1-0 […]

ISL: Sachin wins bid for Kochi, Sourav bags Kolkata

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13 (AGANCIES): IMG-Reliance announced the winning bids for eight franchises in lucrative Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament. Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar won bid for Kochi franchise in ISL, which will be held in September-October. Former India captain Sourav Ganguly bagged Kolkata franchise in ISL.  Whereas, Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor, Salman Khan […]

Pallikal packs off Perry to enter Texas Open final

HOUSTON, April 13 (PTI): India’s top woman’s squash player Dipika Pallikal marched into the biggest final of her career after getting past higher-ranked Madeline Perry from Ireland in the $50,000 Texas Open at the Downtown Club. The 22-year-old World No.12 battled for 75 minutes, enduring three tie-break games, to beat eighth-ranked Perry 11-7, 11-13, 13-11, […]

Dipika fights her way into Texas Open semifinals

Houston (USA), April 12 (PTI): India’s top squash player Dipika Pallikal earned a hard fought win over Nicolette Fernandes of Guyana to reach the the semifinals of the $50,000 Texas Open here. Pallikal, with coach and five-time world champion Sarah Fitz-Gerald in her corner, had to resist a determined fight back by the unseeded Fernandes […]

Ist Kohima Open Dart Tournament 2014

The winners with the organizer, match officials, and participants of the 1st Kohima Naga Dart Tournament in Kohima on April 12. (Morung Photo) Metekhrielie Mejura today emerged to win the coveted championship title of the 1st Kohima Open Dart Tournament 2014 held here at the Indoor TT Stadium under the aegis of Naga Darts Association […]

ISSF Shotgun World Cup: Manavjit Sandhu wins gold

NEW DELHI, April 12 (PTI): India’s Manavjit Singh Sandhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men’s trap gold medal ahead of two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA. The 37-year-old Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee shot scores of 121 and 13 in the qualification and finals, respectively, […]

Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting to Lee Chong Wei

K. Srikanth of India returns a shot to Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia during their semifinal match at the Singapore Open Badminton championship on Saturday, April 12 in Singapore. (AP Photo)   Singapore, April 12 (IANS): India’s rising shuttler Kidambi Srikanth went down in the men’s singles semi-finals but not before giving a tough fight […]

Red Bull appeal is first test of new era

LONDON, April 12 (REUTER): The first big technical controversy of Formula One’s new engine era has its day in court on Monday with champions Red Bull confident they have a strong case in appealing Daniel Ricciardo’s Australian Grand Prix exclusion. Ricciardo finished second in his home race last month, his debut for Red Bull, but […]

Heat rout Pacers to keep top seeding in sight

Miami Heat’s Udonis Haslem (40) shoots during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 11, in Miami.  (AP Photo)   MIAMI, April 12 (AFP): The NBA champion Miami Heat routed the Indiana Pacers 98-86 to position themselves to nab the number one seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs […]

Atletico beats Barcelona to reach CL semis

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi kicks the ball in front of Atletico players during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)   MADRID, APRIL 10 (AP): Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Spanish rival […]