Sports

  • Bonnie & Llrsa in Semis
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 28 (MExN): Strong contender Bonnie Club Pongidong and LLRSA became the first and second teams to enter the semi finals of the 2nd KSC organized by Wokha District Football Association and Sponsored by NEEPCO, DHEP. This was stated in a press note issued by Zubenthung Ngullie, General Secretary WDFA.In the first match, Bonnie Club beat Koio Sporting Club by a solitary goal. The all important goal came from the boots of Nribemo in the 38th minutes. In the second match, st
  • KDVFA informs on coming Veterans Football Tourney
    Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): The Kohima District Veterans Football Association (KDVFA) in a release has informed all its members and footballers to report to the Seikhazou ground every morning at 6:00 am for practice sessions. This is in view of the oncoming Nagaland Veterans Football Championship to be held at Chumukedima from February 8 onwards. The trainings had begun on January 24 last. The release stated that aside from the daily practice, there will be nominal renewal of membershi
  • 52nd NASA meet
    Kohima | January 27 : The 52nd Northern Angami Sports Association (NASA) athletics and games  meet 2011 got underway here today   at Indira  Gandhi Stadium.  Inaugurating the meet,  Dr. Er. Vikuotuolie Suohu, engineer in chief NPWD asserted that NASA should maintain unity and understanding and extended his New Year’s greetings. Suohu also urged upon the sportspersons to strive for the best in all discipline of games and sports.  The inaugural fu
  • Inter district Veteran Football Tournament February 8-11
    Dimapur, January 27 (MExN): The 3rd Inter District Veteran Football Tournament will be held at Chumukedima from February 8 to 11, 2011. This tournament will be hosted by Nagaland Police Veteran Football Association.  K. Kire, IPS, NVFA president through a press note requested the District Veteran Football Associations to prepare their teams to compete in this tournament. “There will be election of NVFA office bearers during the tournament for which the district team may prop
  • Japan moves into Asian Cup final
    Japan's Hajime Hosogai, left, scores a goal against South Korea during their AFC Asian Cup semifinal soccer match in Doha on January 25. (AP Photo) DOHA, Qatar, January 25 (AP):  Japan advanced to the final of the Asian Cup by winning a penalty shootout over South Korea 3-0 Tuesday after a 2-2 draw. South Korea failed to score in all three attempts from the spot after equalizing less than a minute from the end of extra time. Japan is seeking a record fourth championship and w
  • Federer advances; Wozniacki to meet Li in semis
    Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a backhand return to compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka. Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki makes a backhand return to Italy's Francesca Schiavone during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne on January 25. (AP Photo) MELBOURNE, January 25 (AP): Two points into the final game of his Australian Open quarterfinal against Roger Federer on Tuesday, Stanislas Wawrinka steadied himself to try and return a forehand smash.
  • 'Removal as Games OC chief illegal'
    New Delhi, January 25 (PTI): Embattled Suresh Kalmadi on Tuesday hit back at the Sports Minister, terming his sacking from the chairmanship of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee as “illegal and uncalled for.” A day after he was sacked as CWG OC chairman by Sports Minister Ajay Maken, Mr. Kalmadi remained defiant and said that only the Indian Olympic Association, which has appointed him to the post, has the power to remove him.He said that he would hand over the charge
  • PDSA 30th meet to be held at Lehori
    Phek, January 24 (MExN): The Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) 30th Meet is all set to be held from January 31 to February 9, 2011 at Lephori village under the motto: “Stronger, Faster, Higher.” The tourney will be hosted by Kamaleah Area Sports Association for the first time since the inception of PDSA. As per PDSA official sources, the arrival date is fixed on January 31 where inaugural function will be held on February 1, 2011 from10.00 am.  Parliamentary Secr
  • 18th NASA-D sports meet concludes
    Kohima, January 25 (MExN): The 18th sports meet of Northern Angami Sports Association Group ‘D’ (NASA-D) was successfully conducted at Botsa village from January 18 – 20 last with Kevise Sogotsu, president, Nagaland Timber Association as chief guest. Kevisilie Rüpreo, chairman, Chiechama Village Council graced valedictory cum Prize distribution ceremony as the guest of honour and gave away prizes to the winners.  Meanwhile, the Association has directed its s
  • Two from Nagaland selected as national boxing coach
    Dimapur, January 24 (MExN): The Nagaland Amateur Boxing Association (NABA) congratulates T. Arenla Tzudir, Women Boxing Coach and N. Akok Tzudir on their empanelment as National Women Boxing Coach for Junior Women. The two women coaches are among the 12 Women Coaches in the country being empanelled as National Coach for Junior Women.A press note issued by T. Meren Paul, general secretary, NABA informed that T. Arenla Tzudir had been drafted for the Junior Women National Coaching Camp f
  • Football coaching camp
    Kohima, January 22 (MExN): Under 14 Football Coaching camp for boys and girls will take place at Chizami from January 24 to February 5 jointly organized and sponsored by Life Sports and NEN. The coaching team will be led by William Koso and assisted by Angulie Dul and Azo Zhotso. Life Sports had signed up William Koso as its football coach.
  • Koio SC, LLRSA in quarters
    Dimapur, January 22 (MExN): Koio Sporting Club became the first team to enter the quarter’s finals in the ongoing 2nd KSC organised by Wokha District Football Association. In their second match Koio played against Humtso Sporting Club which ended in 1-1 draw and making them the 1st team to enter the quarter’s finals. The second match of the third day of the tourney was played between LLRSA and XI Frigate, where LLRSA beat XI Frigate by 9-0. R.Nyanthung.Ranthang and Peter Ng
  • JP Duminy leads Proteas recovery
    South Africa's batsman Jean-Paul Duminy, center, plays a shot as India's Virat Kohli, right, looks on during the fourth One Day International cricket match at the St George's stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Friday Jan. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) - JP Duminy's 71 not out helped South Africa recover to 265-7 against India in the crucial fourth one-day international at St. George's Park on Friday. With India chasing a series-clinc
  • 2nd Chumukedima Inter Ward tourney concludes
    DMC chief advisor Er. Keditsu along with CTC chief advisor T Shuya, EAC Chumukedima Henok Buchem and others pose for lens with the champion football team of the Chumukedima Inter-Ward tournament on January 21. (Morung Photo)Chumukedima, January 21 (MExN): The 2nd Inter Ward Tournament organized by Chumukedima Town Council (CTC) concluded friday at Chumukedima public ground with chief advisor of Dimapur Municipal Council, Er. K Keditsu, as the guest of honour. The chief guest in his spe
  • AC Milan beats Bari in Italian Cup
    MILAN, January 21 (AP): AC Milan routed Bari 3-0 in the Italian Cup on Thursday with Antonio Cassano making his first start since joining from Sampdoria. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexander Merkel scored in the first half and Robinho found the net in the second to take Milan into the quarterfinals. Cassano lined up alongside Ibrahimovic and Robinho in attack and created chances for the Swede and fullback Massimo Oddo before he made way for Andrea Pirlo after 65 minutes.Milan's defense eas
  • 2nd Kyong Soccer Championship
    2nd day match up dateLLRSA -0 Vs Wosenronden   -0DEF Wokha -0 VsFRIENDS CLUB WOKHA VILLAGE -0ELITE COMRADES-0 Vs BONNIE Club -01Er. Tsenrhungo Ezung was the match patron of the day. Tomorrow’s match: DATE: 22/01/20111ST MATCH: KOIO Vs HUMTSO SP. 9:30 am2ND MATCH: LLRSA Vs XI FRIGATE. 11:00 am3RD MATCH : DEF Vs MOLUNSU Y.L. 1:00 pm
  • WSSA closing ceremony today
    Dimapur, January 21 (MExN): The closing function of 12th Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) meet 2010 being held at Suhoi village will be held on January 22 after the football final which is to be played at 10:00 am. The final will be played between Aqahuto ‘B’ and Kuhoxu.  In the semi finals played today Aqahuto ‘B’ defeated Aqahuto ‘A’ 1-0 and Kuhoxu defeated Phuhoto 2-0. Aqahuto ‘A’ later defeated Phuhoto via tie breaker to fi
  • Tobu Area Students Union sports meets
    Mon, January 20 (DIPR): The 27th General Session of Tobu Area Students Union cum sports meet was held at Tobu headquarter from January 5 to 15 with MLA and Advisor Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency, Temjen Jamir and Nyamnyai Konyak Vice Chairman, Adhoc Town Committee, Tobu as the chief guest and guest of honour respectively. Addressing the meet as the chief guest, Temjen Jamir said that sports and physical activities have some rules and regulations, which needs to be followed where di
  • 2nd Kyong Soccer Championship underway
    Dimapur, January 20 (MExN): The 2nd KSC got of to a colorful start today at Local Ground Wokha, With Col. R.C Katoch as the Chief Guest. Speaking at the function the chief guest said that, sports is an important role to create spirit of competition and brotherhood, where he encouraged the players to exhibit their talents in the true sportsmanship of the game. The first match of the tournament was played between the defending champion NRSA and Skylark Air Field Colony, where Skylark won
  • BCCI under -19 trophy
    Dimapur, January  20 (MExN):  In the last league match of the ongoing BCCI U-19 associate members trophy for the East Zone at Chattisgarh, Nagaland defeated Arunachal pradesh by 4 wkts. ScoreboardArunachal Pradesh -207 for 8 wkts in 50 overs(Teliabho-53,Kamsa Yangto-51,G.gautam-44 runs) For Nagaland-(Aosashi-3 wkts, Ajay gautam-2 wkts,Bashir-2 wkts)Nagaland-221 for 6 wkts in 45.3 overs(Chubonthung-35,Mayank-116 not out,Badal Das-38 runs)For Arunachal Pradesh - (Ashok kumar-2