Sports

  • Veterans Invitational Badminton Tourney underway in Dimapur
    Action from the opening sub-veterans match between Dimapur and Tizit. Asungba Ao & Kevi Soho of Dimapur defeated Akum & Savizo from Tizit 21-14, 21-11 in the match.  DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 17 (MExN): Dimapur District Invitational Veterans Badminton Tournament organised by the Dimapur District Badminton Association (DDBA) began Friday, February 17. The two-day long tourney is being hosted at the DDBA Indoor Stadium, United Colony (formerly Half Nagarjan) under Ward 21. Additiona
  • 57 & 103 Not Out Cricket Recharge Vouchers
    Dimapur, February 17 (MExN): Year 2011 is the ‘leap year’ for cricket enthusiasts in India—for they can literally leap into the upcoming Cricket World Cup with TATA DOCOMO’s ‘Not Out’ Recharge Vouchers. It’s the first ever Recharge Voucher for cricket introduced by any telecom operator. Doing the New yet again, TATA DOCOMO is introducing these special vouchers which can be utilized by cricket enthusiasts to stay connected with the hot n happeni
  • FTC annual games & Sports from Feb 17
    Dimapur, February 16 (MExN): The Faith Theological College (FTC), Ura Villa Colony, Dimapur will be conducting its 2nd annual games and Sports from February 17 to 19. The opening ceremony on February 17 will be graced by Secretary of Science and Technology, Y Kikon, NCS as the chief guest. At the closing ceremony ob February 19, Co-director of Medical Ministry International, Dr T Lima Jamir will be the chief guest and director of Prodigal’s Home, K Ela as the guest of honour. The
  • 2nd Silver Cup T20 cricket tourney
    Kohima, February 16 (MExN): The 2nd Silver Cup T20 Cricket Tournament under the aegis of the Youth Department of Nepali Baptist Church, Kohima will be held from April 4, 2010 at Kohima local ground.To be held under the theme ‘Peace and Unity through Cricket’, the tournament aims to promote the game of cricket in the State while also developing unity and friendship amongst the younger generation alongside the Youth Departments of various Churches, thereby ushering peace thro
  • Cricket fans in Kohima wish Team India good luck
    Kohima, February 15 (ANI): Even though the game of cricket is not much popular in India's northeastern region, the ensuing ICC World Cup has aroused overwhelming interest among the enthusiasts of sports in Nagaland, who wished Team India good luck for the Tournament. The Indian team is scheduled to take on New Zealand in a friendly match on February 16. An ardent fan of the game in Nagaland wished on Monday the Indian cricket team, particularly Sachin Tendulkar, good luck. "This m
  • 9th open football tourney
    Dimapur, February 11 (MExN): The 9th open football tourney of Lt. Mrs Gaibuile Rangkau, mother of T. R Zeliang, minster for planning, veterinary and animal husbandry will commence from March 8 at Tening. The president of United Sporting Club Tening, Dibai Zeliang in a press release has, therefore, informed interested teams and clubs to submit their entrance fee of rupees 1200 along with their jersey number on or before March 4. The games will be played on knockout basis. For more infor
  • Nagaland Police veterans wallop DDVFA veterans 5-0
    (ABOVE) DGP Prisons & Home Guards O. Alem is seen alongwith the captain of the winning side, DGP K. Kire and team mates. (BELOW) The runners-up DDVFA XI.  DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 11 (MExN):  Nagaland Police veterans XI emerged champions of the 3rd Inter-District Veterans Football Tournament on Friday, February 11. The defending champions whacked Dimapur District Veterans Football Association XI – 5-0 in a rather one-sided final encounter at the NAPTC Stadium, Chumukedima.
  • Pdsa 30 sports meet culminates
    Lephori Village, February 10 (MExN): The 30th meet of Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) was successfully completed yesterday here at Lephori Village local ground under Meluri Sub Division of Phek district 50 Kms away from Phek District head quarter. Chief Engineer, PWD (R&B) Nagaland, Er. D.Mero graced the closing function as the guest of honor on February 9 and gave away prizes to the winners. Addressing the sporting contingents Er Mero stressed on the importance of maintain
  • NU gets indoor shooting range at Lumami
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 9 (MExN): Nagaland University has acquired a fully equipped indoor sport shooting range at its headquarters in Lumami. With a 10-metre shooting range, it is said to be a ‘first of its kind in the state’ and “equipped with the latest training equipments.”  Vice Chancellor, Prof. K. Kannan inaugurated the facility on February 8 last, a press note from Dr. Baljit Singh Sekhon, Dy. Director Sports stated. While dedicating it to the students
  • Third Inter-district Veterans Football Tournament kicks off
    Action from the first match between DDVFA (Yellow jersey) and the NP Veterans XI at the NAPTC Stadium, Chumukedima on Tuesday, February 8. DIMAPUR, FERUARY 8 (MExN): The 3rd Inter-district Veterans’ Football Tournament kicked off at the NAPTC Stadium, Chumukedima on Tuesday, February 8. Ten veterans teams from Kohima, Dimapur, Mokokchung, Wokha, Zunheboto, Mon, Phek, Longleng, Tuensang, Peren alongwith the Nagaland Police Veterans’ XI are taking part in the four-day event.
  • AASA lifts 3rd Sumi Hoho Inter-Area Football trophy
    Dimapur, February 6 (MExN): Aqahuto Area Sports Association (AASA) lifted the third edition of the Sumi Hoho Inter-Area Football trophy beating Kuhuboto Area Sports Association.  The final match of the tournament played on Saturday ended 2- 1 in favour of the former. A jubilant AASA team on Sunday expressed gratitude to all well-wishers and friends for supporting the team while enabling them participation in the tournament. The tournament was organised by the Sumi Games and Sports
  • TASA elects new team
    Kohima, February 5 (MExN): The Tizu Area Sports Association (TASA) has elected its new team of office bearers for the tenure 2011-2013. President- Chipakhuyi Rhakho, vice president- Vekusayi, general secretary- Shevezo, assistant general secretary- Verato, games and sports secretary- Vedehu, assistant games and sports secretary- Shezonu, treasurer- Vevokhuyi, women affairs secretary- Vetolu, assistant women affairs secretary- Seno, publicity & information secretary- Kunusuta and Za
  • Marathon for a correct census
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 5 (MExN): The Department of Census alongwith the district administration organised a mini-marathon on Saturday, February 5 in Dimapur.  Themed: ‘Run for the Future’, it was organised with the objective of creating awareness on the Census 2011. Students from Government Higher Secondary School, Christian Higher Secondary School, State Sports Hostel, Dimapur and the Dimapur Sepaktakraw Association took part in the marathon. The runners numbered around ei
  • Barca, Madrid on verge of making Copa de Rey final
    MADRID (AP) - Barcelona and Real Madrid are on the verge of meeting in the Copa del Rey final for the first time in 21 years.Both teams head into the return leg of the semifinals Wednesday holding the advantage. Record 25-time champion Barcelona leads Almeria 5-0 before Wednesday's game, and Madrid won 1-0 at defending champion Sevilla.The domestic cup competition could be Madrid coach Jose Mourinho's only chance to win silverware this season and the club's first return to the final si
  • ASA’s 40th meet from today
    Kohima, January 31 (MExN): The Angami Sports Association (ASA) will hold its 40th meet 2011 (Athletic & games) from February 1 here at Indira Gandhi Stadium. MLA Dr. Neikiesalie (Nicky) Kire, chairman, Nagaland Khadi & Village Industries Board will grace the inaugural function at 9:00 AM on February 1. The inaugural function will be chaired by ASA vice president Khriekethozo Lhoungu. Welcome address will be delivered by Er. Kropol Vitsu, president ASA while lighting of tourname
  • PDSA 30th meet to commence at Lephori
    Phek | January 31 : The 30th meet of Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) will commence today at Lephori Village with Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Law & Justice, government of Nagaland, Yitachu as the chief guest. The tourney which was hosted by KAMALEAH Area Sports Association will culminate on February 9 next. Er. Dikhrolo Mero will grace the closing ceremony as the guest of honour on February 9 next. The tourney is patronage by a team of members led by Minister for He
  • NSRA to hold state’s shooting C'ship in February
    Dimapur, January 30 (MExN): The Governing Body Board Members, of Nagaland State Rifle Association (NSRA) in its meeting held on November 3, 2010, has decided to hold the 13th Nagaland State Rifle (Open/Peep sight) & Pistol Shooting Championship 2011 in the third week of February 2011.  The NSRA in a press note issued by its honorary secretary J. I. Yaden stated that the Nagaland Police Rifle Club has agreed to host and conduct the State’s Shooting Meet 2011 at the Nagala
  • WDFA 2nd Kyong Soccer C'ship
    Dimapur, January 30 (MExN): Humtso sporting Club and Wosenroden booked their semi finals berth in the Second KSC organised by WDFA and sponsored by NEEPCO, DHEP. In the last quarter final match spirited Wosenroden beat another local favourites Molonsu Youth League 5-4 via tie break after playing 1-1 draw. The first saemi final match will be played between Humtso S.C Vs Wosenroden at 10:00 AM, WDFA will lock horn with People’s League at 12:00 noon for an exhibition match. The last
  • Buddhadeb intervention raises hope for Eden getting back match
    Kolkata, January 30 (PTI): West Bengal government is hoping that the India-England World Cup match on February 27 can still be held at the Eden Gardens here after Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s intervention. Bhattacharjee yesterday asked two of his ministers to get in touch with former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly and put in all possible efforts to bring the match back to the city. Sources said Bhattacharjee spoke to ICC President Sharad Pawar yesterday requesti
  • Sportspersons selected for 2011 session
    Dimapur, January 30 (MExN): The Director Youth Resources & Sports Sachopra Vero has informed about selection of players in the discipline of Athletics, Sepak-Takraw and football for the session 2011. The selected sportspersons have been directed to report to their respective hostels on February 1, 2011 positively.