Sports

  • I-League: Arrows stun Mohammedan SC, win 1-0
    Kolkata, February 14 (IANS): Indian Arrows earned their first victory of the I-League season with a defiant 1-0 win over Mohammedan Sporting at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Sunday. The All India Football Federation's developmental side displayed heroic defending and goalkeeping after Gurpanthjeet Singh's goal in the first half to hand Mohammedan SC their first defeat of the season. Mohammedans started the game with high-intensity football, trying to press the
  • Race Walking National: Rawat (35km), Gurpreet (50km) win gold
    New Delhi, February 14 (IANS): It was a stroll in the park for Uttarakhand's international race walker Manish Singh Rawat as he comfortably won gold medal in the newly introduced 35km event in the eighth National Race Walking Championships in Ranchi on Sunday. Rawat's gold medal winning effort of two hours 49 minutes and 12 seconds, however, fell short of the 2022 Oregon World Athletics Championships qualifying time of two hours 33 minutes. Gurpreet Singh won the title in
  • Serena battles past Sabalenka to enter Australian Open quarters
    Melbourne, February 14 (IANS): Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams on Sunday entered the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after fending off a stern challenge from No.7 seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus. Williams overcame Sabalenka 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in a ferocious fourth-round battle at Rod Laver Arena. Williams, in her ongoing quest for a 24th major singles title, fired 30 winners, including nine aces, to quell the charge from Sabalenka. Sabalenka had won 18 of h
  • World Para Athletics GP: India finish with 23 medals
    Dubai, February 14 (IANS): Teenaged high jumpers Praveen Kumar and Nishad Kumar produced personal best jumps to take a gold medal each and set new Asian records as curtains came down on the 12th Fazza World Para Athletics Grand Prix here. Praveen's and Nishad's gold medal winning efforts were the high points in the final day's action for India who also had three silver and a bronze on Saturday, to end their campaign at the championships with 23 medals. At the end of t
  • TASA’s 58th meet enters 4th day
    Our Correspondent Kohima | February 13 The 58th meet of Tizu Area Sports Association (TASA) entered 4th day today in Kütsapo village under Phek district. In Men football played today, Khutsokhuno blanked Kizari 3-0. Khuza defeated Mutsale 6-1 in the second match. Kiitsapo found final berth in women football after defeating Khutsokhuno 6-0 in the semi final. In men volleyball, Khutsokhuno defeated Tehephu. Tehephu overpowered Mutsale in another match. Kiitsapo regi
  • Mokokchung: MDCA Inter-club cricket tournament from February 22
    Morung Express News Mokokchung |  February 13 Mokokchung District Cricket Association (MDCA) in a press conference held at Same Old Place,  Mokokchung informed that the 29th MDCA Inter-club cricket tournament will commence from February 22. Imlikumzuk, President, MDCA, said that the 2021 edition of MDCA Inter-club Cricket tournament will be organized by Titans Cricket Club under the aegis of the MDCA.  "This year the MDCA decided to outsource the organizat
  • SASA 38th meet 2021 concluded
    Our Correspondent Kohima | February 13 The weeklong 38th meet of Sekrüzu Area Sports Association (SASA) concluded today at Sekrüzu HQ under Phek district.  In Men Football, Khütsa village emerged the champion while Rüzazho village stood Runner Up. Khütsa village also lifted the champion trophy of women football event after defeating Phühgi village. In Men Volleyball, Thürütsüswü village bagged champion while Rüzaz
  • Penalty shootout held in Mokokchung
    Morung Express News Mokokchung | February 13 The 1st Penalty Shootout organized by Greaton Club Mokokchung was held at Assam Rifles ground Mokokchung with 17 teams participating at the event. Moatoshi Tzudir, first class contractor, was the chief match patron at the event. The final match was played between Sixteen United brothers A and Amigoes which the Sixteen United Brothers won (5-4). The winners won ten thousand along with certificates and trophy and the runner up won fi
  • World Para Athletics: Navdeep, Arvind win 2 quotas, India win 4 gold
    Dubai, February 13 (IANS): Promising Para-athletes Navdeep and Arvind secured two quotas for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as India's gold medal tally swelled to nine after the third day of competitions at the 12th Fazza International Championships-Dubai 2021 World Para Athletics Grand Prix here. Overall, India has so far won 17 medals, including nine gold. Friday evening was lit up by brilliant shows from Indian men javelin throwers -- reigning world champion Sandeep Chaud
  • Soha overcomes top seed to win AITA Women's C'ship title
    Bengaluru, February 13 (IANS): Bengaluru girl Soha Sadiq made the home crowd proud when the second seed made a superb comeback win against the top Seed Humera Baharmus of Telengana to wrest the title in the Rs.1 lakh AITA Women's Championship at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence here on Saturday. This was 22-year-old Soha's second title in as many months in the current season. The last time Soha had met Humera was three years ago in
  • Wellington Firebirds retain New Zealand's national T20 title
    Wellington, February 13 (IANS): The Wellington Firebirds have become just the second team to win New Zealand's men's domestic T20 title back-to-back after both Dream11 Super Smash Grand Finals ended in exciting last-over finishes at a buzzing Basin Reserve here. Clinical, calm opener Devon Conway thrilled the 5,000-strong crowd as he hit the winning boundary with two balls to spare as the defending champions chased down 175 for eight wickets from the Canterbury Kings. Loo
  • NorthEast looking for big step in playoff race with win over Odisha
    Vasco (Goa), February 13 (IANS): A six-game unbeaten run has helped NorthEast United reach the cusp of qualification to the playoffs of the Indian Super League (ISL) and they will be looking to continue that run when they face bottom-placed Odisha FC in their next match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Sunday. A win will not only propel NorthEast into the top four, but it will also anoint them as favourites for a playoff spot. Their last three games are against Chennaiyin FC, SC East
  • Rohit Sharma scores first Test ton in over a year
    Chennai, February 13 (IANS): India opener Rohit Sharma scored his first Test century in over a year and after eight Test innings to drive India ahead on the first day of the second Test on a pitch that aided turn from the first session. The right-handed batsman, on way to his seventh Test ton, took an aggressive route to return to form, playing his shots on a wicket that offered nothing to the fast bowlers but plenty to the spinners. The 33-year-old took 130 deliveries for his ce
  • Race walking: Sandeep, Rahul, Priyanka qualify for Olympics
    New Delhi, February 13 (IANS): Haryana's international athletes Sandeep Kumar and Rahul Kumar in the men's event and Uttar Pradesh's Priyanka Goswami in the women's category won the 2021 Olympic Games quota places in the 20km event of the eighth National Race Walking Championships held in Ranchi on Saturday. It was double joy for both Sandeep and Priyanka, as they broke the national record. On his way to winning gold, the 34-year-old Sandeep clocked one hour 20
  • Nagaland’s Khrievitso Kense youngest Indian player in IPL 2021 auction list
    -292 players to go under hammer on February 18 -Kense listed with base price of Rs 20 lakh  Morung Express News Dimapur | February 13  Khrievitso Kense, the 16-year-old All-Rounder from Nagaland, has become the youngest player from India to make it to the ‘VIVO IPL 2021 Player Auction List’ announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on February 11.  Born on March 2004, Kense will be 17 years next month. As per the Player Auc
  • 38th Sekrüzu Area Sports meet to conclude today
    Phek, February 12 (MExN): The weeklong 38th Sekrüzu Area Sports Association (SASA) meet entered the 5th day today at Sekrüzu HQ under Phek district. The meet will conclude on February 13. SASA General Secretary, Veduto Swüro will chair the closing ceremony at 4:00 PM while vote of thanks will be proposed by SASA Finance Secretary Küshongoyi Vadeo. The closing function will also witness declaration and installation of the new SASA team for 2021-2023.  
  • Goals galore on third day of TASA meet
    Phek, February 12 (MExN): The men’s football event at the 58th Tizu Area Sports Association (TASA) on February 12 saw high scoring matches.  Tehephu defeated Mutsale 7-0 while Kutsokhuno defeated Kutsapo 9-1 in another high scoring match. Meanwhile Khuza drew with Chepoketa 2-2.  In women’s football, Kutsapo defeated Chepoketa 1-0.  The women’s volleyball events saw Kutsokhuno beating Tehephu while Khuza defeated Kutsokhuno in the women’s
  • Champions Trophy T-20
    Braveheart Warriors, Dhansari CC & Big Shots win DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 12 (MExN):  Chümoukedima Town Braveheart Warriors, Dhansari CC and Big Shots won their respective matches at the ongoing Champions Trophy T-20 Cricket Tournament oganised by Nagamese Baptist Fellowship (NBF) Sports Ministry, Chümukedima Village on February 12.  In the first match of the day, Braveheart Warriors defeated United Brothers Club by 22 runs. Winning the toss, Braveheart Warriors
  • Bayern beat Tigres in Club WC final to complete six-title feat
    Doha, February 12 (IANS): Benjamin Pavard scored the winning goal as Germany's Bayern Munich defeated Mexican side Tigres 1-0 in the Club World Cup final to claim its sixth trophy within a year. The Bundesliga giant finished the 2019-2020 season with a treble-winning performance and has won the UEFA Super Cup, German Super Cup before the victory in Al Rayyan, reports Xinhua news agency. Thus Hansi Flick's Bayern became the second football team in history to win all six do
  • Indian eves set for FIFA friendlies against Serbia, Russia & Ukraine
    New Delhi, February 12 (IANS) The senior Indian women's football team will be travelling to Alanya, Turkey to play three international friendlies in what will be their first outing after the Covid-19 lockdown. The team will face Serbia on February 17 followed by a match against Russia on February 19, and Ukraine on February 23. "We have a very young and talented squad at our disposal. This will be a good experience for the girls as we prepare for challenges ahead. The ma