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  • Lyon punish dreadful defending to beat Leipzig 2-0
    Lyon punish dreadful defending to beat Leipzig 2-0
    LEIPZIG, Germany, October 3 (Reuters): Olympique Lyonnais forwards Memphis Depay and Martin Terrier made the most of dreadful defensive errors to score in a 2-0 Champions League win at RB Leipzig on Wednesday.   The visitors took the lead in the…
  • Liverpool win seven-goal thriller after stunning Salzburg fightback
    Liverpool win seven-goal thriller after stunning Salzburg fightback
    LIVERPOOL, England, October 3 (Reuters): European champions Liverpool gave up a three-goal lead to Austria's Salzburg before recovering to win 4-3 in an enthralling Champions League Group E match at Anfield on Wednesday.   Mohamed Salah, who…
  • No complaints about tight schedule, says Scotland hooker Brown
    No complaints about tight schedule, says Scotland hooker Brown
    KOBE, October 3 (Reuters): Scotland have no complaints about the World Cup schedule despite Gregor Townsend's side being at a huge disadvantage for the Pool A finale against hosts Japan, says hooker Fraser Brown.   The Scots play Russia in their…
  • Asher-Smith seizes golden opportunity
    Asher-Smith seizes golden opportunity; creates history
    DOHA, October 3 (Reuters): Dina Asher-Smith seized her chance to win the world championship 200 metres on Wednesday and become the first British woman to claim a global sprint title.   With many of the top medal contenders pulling out or skipping…
  • Blunt Napoli held to goalless draw by Genk
    Blunt Napoli held to goalless draw by Genk
    GENK, Belgium, October 3 (Reuters): Napoli paid the price for playing a weakened side as they dropped Champions League points in 0-0 draw away at Racing Genk on Wednesday.   After beating holders Liverpool in their opening Group E game, coach…
  • Hakimi double fires Dortmund to victory over Slavia
    Hakimi double fires Dortmund to victory over Slavia
    PRAGUE, October 3 (Reuters): Two Achraf Hakimi goals gave Borussia Dortmund a 2-0 win over Slavia Prague in Champions League Group F on Wednesday, a fast-paced match in which both sides spurned chances.   Defender Hakimi broke the deadlock in the…
  • Women's football league kicks off in post-Bashir Sudan
    Women's football league kicks off in post-Bashir Sudan
    KHARTOUM, October 3 (Reuters): Sudan has launched a women's football league, a move that reflects the new transitional government's aspirations for the country and allows female players to push for wider acceptance.   Under deposed president Omar…
  • NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2019
    NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2019
    Players in an action in the match between Chumu Town Youth Organisation and Young Rising Stars on October 2.   Wins for MVYO Meriema and Chumu Town Youth Organisation   Our Correspondent Kohima | October 2  MVYO Meriema and Chumu Town Youth…
  • MDFA Trophy: NUSU win, Hills XI and Alempang settle for draw
    MDFA Trophy: NUSU win, Hills XI and Alempang settle for draw
    Players of NUSU Football Team, in blue jersey, and Unicorn FC vie for ball possession during their Pool C encounter at the ongoing MDFA Trophy 2019 tournament, Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung, October 2. (Photo Courtesy: MDFA)   Morung…
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Nagaland lose to Assam
    Vijay Hazare Trophy: Nagaland lose to Assam
    The Nagaland team participating in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.   DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 2 (MExN): Nagaland lost to Assam today in the Vijay Hazare Trophy season 2019-20 by 70 runs.  Nagaland finally got to play the first match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy…
  • 12 selected to undergo football referees’ provisional practical test
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 2 (MExN): The Kohima District Football Referees’ Association (KDRFA) today informed that 12 candidates have been selected to undergo Football Referees’ provisional practical test. The selected candidates include Soyingo, Megolozo…
  • Liverpool fined for fielding ineligible player in League Cup win
    Liverpool fined for fielding ineligible player in League Cup win
    (Reuters): Liverpool were fined 200,000 pounds for fielding an ineligible player in their League Cup third-round victory over MK Dons last week but avoided expulsion from the competition, the Football League (EFL) said on Wednesday.   Spaniard…
  • Olympics: IOC plans boxing qualifiers with the help of suspended AIBA
    Olympics: IOC plans boxing qualifiers with the help of suspended AIBA
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 2 (Reuters): The International Olympic Committee has been cooperating with boxing's suspended international federation AIBA as the Olympic body plans the sport's qualifiers and tournament at next year's Tokyo 2020…
  • Tennis: Murray wins battle of Britons to set up Thiem clash in Beijing
    Tennis: Murray wins battle of Britons to set up Thiem clash in Beijing
    (Reuters): Andy Murray extended his winning run in Beijing by beating fellow Briton Cameron Norrie 7-6(6) 6-7(4) 6-1 on Wednesday to seal a spot in the China Open quarter-finals where he will face top seed Dominic Thiem of Austria.   Murray, who…
  • Hurt Vertonghen backs Spurs to respond to Bayern humiliation
    Hurt Vertonghen backs Spurs to respond to Bayern humiliation
    (Reuters): Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen said he was filled with hurt and shame following Tuesday's 7-2 Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich but backed the London club to stick together and emerge stronger from the setback.  …
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