Sports

  • Azheto kicks off WSSA sports championship
    Azheto Zhimomi declaring the 12th meet of Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) got off to a flying start this morning at Suhoi village of Kuhuboto area on January 17. (Morung Photo) Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): The 12th meet of Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) got off to a flying start this morning at Suhoi village of Kuhuboto area. The meet is being organized under the theme “to communicate the universe”. Shri. Azheto Zhimomi, MLA and Advisor, Sericulture and C
  • Chakhroma sports asss athletics induction
    Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): Tenyiphe-1 Youth Organisation will host the Chakhroma sports association (CSA) Athletics 2011 Induction meet at Tenyiphe -1 local ground from 18-19 January 2011. The induction, which begins at 10.00 am on 18th January 2011, will be preceded with an invocation by Keneiselie Dominic, touring Catechist and   exhortation by Rüüngunyü Meyase, Village Council Chairman, Tenyiphe-1 village. 40 federating units under CSA will be participating
  • BCCI U-19 Trophy match summary
    Chattisgarh, January 17 (MExN): In the ongoing BCCI U-19 Associate members trophy for East Zone held at Chattisgarh, Nagaland lost to last year’s champion Chattisgarh by 7 wkts. Nagaland captain Ao-sashi won the toss for the first time in the tournament and elected to bat, but could manage only 102 runs in 39.3 overs against a strong spin attack of the host team.ScoreNagaland- 102 all out in 39.3 overs (Badal Das- 18, Chubonthong-19, Akrieto-20)for Chattisgarh-Ashwarya- 3 wkts, G
  • 49th SASA athletic meet concludes
    Commissioner & Secretary N.N. Zhasa with SASA officials and winner team Viswema Youth Organisation during the closing of the 49th SASA athletics meet. (DIPR Photo) Viswema, January 17 (DIPR): The 49th SASA athletics meet which kick started from January 13 to 15, 2011 at John Government High School Viswema with the motto ‘Send all athletes up’ concluded on January 15, 2011 with Commissioner & Secretary Soil & Water Conservation, Labour & Employment, N.N.
  • Girima Assefa wins Mumbai Marathon
    Ethiopia's Girima Assefa reacts after winning the Mumbai Marathon in Mumbai on Sunday. (AP Photos) MUMBAI, January 16 (AGENCIES): Ethiopian male marathoners relished cooler morning conditions to lower the course records at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011. Boto Segaye Wolde remained in the picture till the last lung-bursting run to the tape, beaten to second place (two hours, nine minutes, 57 seconds) by countryman Girima Assefa (2:09:54). Kenyan Patrick Muriuki (2:10:0
  • India beat South Africa by 1 run
    India's bowler Munaf Patel, center, takes a stump as he celebrates after taking the winning run of South Africa's batsman Wayne Parnell, left, during the second One Day International cricket match at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 15. India won by one run. (AP Photo) JOHANNESBURG, January 16 (PTI): Munaf Patel led India's stunning comeback as the visitors eked out a narrow one-run win over South Africa in a nail-biting finish in the second one-day i
  • Magnificent Watson hauls down England
    Melbourne, January 16 (AGENCIES): A world-class Shane Watson century and some vital pinch hitting from Michael Hussey and Cameron White has helped Australia to a six-wicket win over England in the first one-day international at the MCG.With Australia bogged down by extremely tight bowling, Hussey (21 off 15) joined centurion Watson (161 not out) after the English bowlers had pinned down the out-of-form Michael Clarke (36) and quickly dismissed pinch hitter Steve Smith (5).Hussey made i
  • 'Tendulkar’s influence goes much beyond cricket'
    Indian soccer captain Baichung Bhutia celebrates after scoring. Bhutia was the first Indian to play professional football in Europe. (AP Photo)Doha, January 16 (PTI): The influence of iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar transcends any sport in India and national football captain Bhaichung Bhutia says he draws inspiration from him to bring laurels for the country.India coach Bob Houghton had compared Bhutia with Tendulkar for the influence both the players have in their respective nationa
  • Nadal and Federer battle history
    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal celebrate a point win during a charity tennis event, "Rally for Relief" on Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Sunday. The event is being held to raise money for the flood disaster that has caused 26 deaths in Australia's northeast since late November, with 14 others are missing, most of them from a flash flood that hit towns west of Brisbane last Monday. (AP Photo) MELBOURNE, January 16 (AFP): Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have history agains
  • Sania to open against formidable Henin
    BANGALORE, January 16 (Agencies): Sania Mirza blasted her way into the main draw of the Australian Open on Sunday, but has come up against the mountain in former world No. 1 Justine Henin of Belgium.The 24-year-old Indian, however, has nothing to lose against the seven-time Grand Slam champion in Monday's show court engagement and will go out swinging.Sania, who has played most of the top guns on the women's Tour, hasn't faced the crafty 28-year-old before. "I couldn't have imagin
  • 49th SASA Athletic meet concludes
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The 49th SASA athletes meet which kick started from 13-15 at John Govt. High school Viswema with the motto "Send all Athletes up" concluded today with N.N. Zhasa Commissioner & Secretary Soil & water conservation, labour & Employment as the guest of honour. Gracing the closing function, Zhasa lauded the organisers for taking all the initiatives for the success of the meet. He also appreciated the village elders and govt. officials, fron
  • 3rd Sumi Hoho inter area football tournament
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The 3rd Sumi Hoho inter area football tournament 2011 will be held from February 1 to 5 at Atoizu Town, hosted by Atoizu Area Sports Association. The tournament will have kikheto Y Sema, Additional Secretary, Government of Nagaland as the chief guest and Kitoho S. Rotokha, general secretary Sumi Hoho as the guest of honour.
  • WASA sports meet ends with vision call
    Wrestling champion Rokosielie Khawakhrie and Mhasilhoushie Nagi with NLA Speaker Kiyanilie Peseyie, MLA & Advisor, IT & C, Er. Vikho-o Yhoshu and WASA officials pose for lens during the prize distribution at WAPO ground Sechu Zubza. Kohima | January 15 : The 50th Anniversary of Western Angami Sports Association (WASA), culminated today at WAPO Ground, Sechu, Zubza with MLA & Advisor, IT & C, Er. Vikho-o Yhoshu gracing the closing function as the chief guest. The fi
  • MDCA Tourney enters Super Six League
    Mokokchung | January 14 : The first league round of the on going 21st Inter Club Cricket Tournament organized by the Mokokchung District Cricket Association came to an end today, which left only 6 of the initial 22 participating teams in the pry for the district’s most coveted cricket championship title. The 22 participating teams were divided into 6 groups, out of which the top team from each group after league matches moved forward to the Super Six League. In this round, winner
  • CYODD annual sports meet
    Dimapur, Janaury 14 (MExN): The annual games and sports meet 2011 of Chekhasang Youth Organization Dimapur District (CYODD) got underway this morning at Seluophe village. The meet is being organized under the theme “unity through sports”. Azheto Zhimomi, MLA and Advisor, Sericulture and Co-operation, Nagaland along with his wife graced the inaugural programme as chief guest and declared the tourney open. He also unfurled the flag of CYODD.Speaking occasion, chief guest call
  • PDSA 30th meet to commence from Jan 30
    Phek | January 14 : The 30th meet of the Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) hosted by KAMALEAH Area Sports Association will be held at Lephori Village from January 30 to February 9 under the motto: “Stronger, Faster, Higher”. The tourney will be held in Lephori for the first time since its launch.  Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Law & Justice, government of Nagaland, Yitachu will be the chief guest, Chief Engineer, PWD (R&B) Nagaland, Er. Dikhrolo Me
  • 2nd Chizami Cup 2011
    Kohima, January 13 (MExN): The 2nd Chizami Cup 2011 will commence from April 8 – 16 at Chizami under the aegis of Life Sports ((a Life Ministries initiative to transform the Youth and Sports through Christ). Chizami Cup is an initiative of Life Sports to transform the rural youth and develop football in rural areas. It is now a major tournament in Nagaland. It is an open tournament. The 1st edition was held from April 5–10, 2010 at Chizami under Phek District where around 6
  • WASA 50th anniversary enters third day
    Sechü Zubza | January 13 : The 50th anniversary of the Western Angami Sports Association (WASA) entered the third day here today at WAPO Ground under the theme “Enhance your vision from the past”Dr. Lhouvi Nakhro, Director, Health Services acted as host of honour and greeted the WASA 50th Anniversary Sports Meet. He said that it was a privilege for sportsmen and women who have reached this special occasion which brings peace, unity and development. He also encouraged n
  • TASA meet to conclude
    Kohima, January 13  (MExN): The closing function of 52nd meet of Tizu Area Sports Association (TASA) scheduled for January 21 has been preponed to January 19.Stating this in a release, TASA president Zavepa Lohe said that Vezoto Dozo will grace the valedictory function as the guest of honour on January 19.
  • Phek leads medal tally as PASA 12th Meet enters second day
    Lozaphuhu | January 12 : The 12th Sports Meet of Phek Area Sports Association (PASA) underway at Lozaphuhu village entered the second day today. The day witnessed a number of events in both the men’s and women’s categories. The athletics section, on the verge of completion, has only a few field events left. This year’s meet will also witness women’s football. Kuluveyi and Muleshelu, both from Phek were declared as the best sportsman & woman respectively, win