Sports

  • Shurhonieyi emerges as Naga wrestling champ
    Kohima | March 23 : Shurhonieyi Soho of Phek village retained the champion title of 7th Naga Open Wrestling tournament held here today. He was awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 90,000. Rokuosielie Khawakhrie of Mezoma stood 2nd position and pocketed a cash prize of Rs. 60,000. Sazonyi Vadeo of Porba village and Neivolie Senotsu of Jotsoma village stood third and forth position respectively and pocketed Rs. 40,000 and Rs. 20,000 respectively.
  • QMHSS annual sports meet underway
    Dimapur, March 23 (MExN): Queen Mary Higher Secondary School Annual sports meet began today, March 23, 2011 at ME School Ground, Mokokchung Compound. Commandant 2nd NAP, Alichen, Lima S. Jamir who was the chief guest on the occasion declared the meet open by hoisting the flag and lighting the Olympic torch amidst jeers from the queemarians. In his inaugural speech, Lima S. Jamir called upon the students to make best use of games and sports along with academic learning saying it helps u
  • Contribute a slogan/banner for YCD Unity Cup
    Dimapur, March 23 (MExN): The Young’s Club of Dimapur (YCD) welcomes all the respective NGOs, civil societies and citizens of Dimapur to the upcoming football tournament “Unity Cup” based on the them “Stay Clean” to be held from April 18 to 28, 2011. YCD also appeals to all the respective NGOs/ civil societies and political organisation or any interested individuals to witness the tournament and support to give a new hope of life to live with self responsi
  • Second day 2nd Frolic Cup 2011 results
    Dimapur, March 23 (MExN): The Frolic Club, Medziphema town has issued the results of today’s match, second day of 2nd Frolic Cup 2011. In a press note, the club stated that MVYO defeated Seproleiza : 2-0, Piphema defeated Molvom: 3-1, Khanglai FC defeated Kukidolong: 3-1 and Adroit defeated Green Hill: 4-1. The match patron was Akhoto Kuotsu, president of NPF, 5 Ghaspani-II A/C. The note has also issued the fixture for tomorrow’s matches. In the morning, there will be match
  • HASSU football trophy from March 29 to April 2
    Dimapur, March 22 (MExN): The Highway Area Sumi Students Union (HASSU) will be organizing its 6th HASSU Football Running Trophy at Chekiye Village Local ground, from March 29 to April 2, 2011. A press note issued by Vikato S Aye, president and Holloto K. Yepthomi, general secretary informed that K.C Nihoshe, parliamentary secretary for Industry & Commerce and Vetokhu Yepthomi, chief engineer Police Engineering, project Kohima will be the chief guest for the opening and closing func
  • Open Naga wrestling tournament 2011
    Kohima, March 18 (MExN): The 7th Open Naga Wrestling Tournament 2011 will take place on March 23 at Kohima Local Ground from 9:30 AM onwards. K. Sankaranarayanan, Governor of Maharastra will grace the tournament as the chief guest while Kekhriengulie Linyü, president, Angami Public Organization will be the guest of honour. Naga wrestlers from outside Nagaland have confirmed their participation at the tournament. Senior/veteran players have also been asked to come forward with the
  • NE Invitational Karate Championship on April 23 & 24
    Dimapur, March 16 (MExN): Combat Sports Nagaland (CSN) is organizing North East Invitational Karate Championship 2011, in collaboration with Assam Wadoryu Karate Association on April 23 & 24, 2011 at Lanka, Nagaon, Assam.   A press note issued by Tournament co-ordinator, Renshi P. Inavi Achumi, chief instructor & examiner, CSN informed that cash prize for the team champion is Rs.10000, and 1st runner up is Rs.5000. Also, the medalist in this championship will be selec
  • Sensei T. Sangtam, conferred the 4th dan by WKF
    Sensei T. Sangtam , being felicitated by members of the Karate-Do Association Nagaland on being conferred the 4th dan by the World Karate Federation (WKF). Dimapur, March 16 (MExN): Karate do Association Nagaland (KAN) informs that Sensei T. Sangtam, technical director of the association has being conferred the 4th dan by the World Karate Federation (WKF). Sensei T. Sangtam is the first WKF dan grade holder in the state and one of the very few from the north east. He is also the f
  • PDCA meet on March 12
    Dimapur, March 11 (MExN): Peren District Cricket Association (PDCA) will have its annual general meeting on March 12 at the GHSS ground at 2:00 pm. All bonafide members and the persons concerned are requested to attend the meeting positively. A press note issued by Alum Zeliang, president PDCA further informed that the association is organizing a friendly match the same day at the GHSS ground. The friendly is scheduled to begin at 9:00 am and is aimed at encouraging and developing cric
  • BHSS conduct annual sports meet
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 11 (MExN): The 17th Annual Sports Week of Bethesda Higher Secondary School (BHSS), Dimapur was held on Wednesday, March 11.  It was hosted at the Bethesda New School Complex. A press note from the principal of the school stated that the District Education Officer, Dimapur Asono Ndang graced the occasion as the chief guest. The note stated that the chief guest in her address appreciated the school’s initiative of organizing physical activities for the students.
  • Wrestling coaching camp at Jalukie
    Kohima, March 11 (MExN):  The Zeliang Wrestling Association will be holding a weeklong coaching camp (Naga style and free style) at Jalukie town from March 15 to 19 next. For free style, the preferable age for both boys and girls is between 10-18 years. The coaches for the camp are Rokosielie Khawakhrie, Vekriyi Chuzho, Sapi Kin and Kikhwesul Thokhwe. As informed earlier, all villages under Peren district have been requested to send at least two wrestlers/participants to the camp.
  • DDCA Coaching Camp (Woman Cricket)
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 1 (MExN): Dimapur District Cricket association is conducting a specialized coaching Cum Talent Hunt for promotion of women cricket. BCCI certified coaches are going to conduct the coaching camp from 2nd March 2011 onwards. The Dimapur District Woman team Under 16 and Under 19 team will be selected from the coaching camp. Girls interested to under -go training may contact the numbers below and report to DDSC stadium, Golaghat road by 3 pm from 3rd of March. Miss Geeta Mal
  • INTER Battalion Football Championship of ARTC & S held
    (Left) Brigadier Vijay Singh, SM  Commandant  ARTC & S handing over the Champion Trophy to No. 2 Training Battalion team. (Right) Brigadier Vijay Singh, SM  Commandant  ARTC & S with the Champion team of  No. 2 Training Battalion. Dimapur, March 1 (MExN): The Inter Battalion Football Championship of the Assam Rifles Training Centre and School was held at Sukhovi ground from February 24 to 28. The final was played on February 28 between the Lakhimpu
  • 22nd NTA Championship from March 15 to 19
    Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): Nagaland Tennis Association (NTA) informs all interested players that the 22ND Nagaland Tennis Championship will be held from March 15 to 19, 2011 at Chavino Indoor Complex, Kuda (b), Nagarjan.  A press note issued by Coach, Vikhozolie Khate informed that Juniors matches will be held from March 15 to 16, and for Men’s, ladies and Veterans (50 years and above) from March 17 to 19. Forms will be available on March 5 and interested players may conta
  • SETAM annual sports week
    Dimapur, February 28 (MExN): The SETAM annual sports week-2011 is scheduled to be held from February 28 to march 4.  SETAM Dimapur information secretary Niamul Alom in a press release said that it is an important event for the college as both engineering and management are involved.
  • CAYSA new team for 2011-2012
    Kohima, February 28 (MExN): The nomination committee of Chokri Area Youth Sports Association (CAYSA) has nominated the new team of office bearers of CAYSA for the tenure 2011-2012. President- Vethihü Kezo, vice president- Vekhone Puro, general secretary- Besüta Swüro, joint secretary- Er. Vedupa Kotso, finance secretary- Zasepra Tenyi, banker- Evesü Resü, games and sports secretary- Vepoyi Tetseo, PET, assistant games and sports secretary- Zacüvo Chüz
  • Nagaland bags medal at rural national tourney
    Kohima, February 25 (MExN): Nagaland has participated at the 3rd National Level Rural Tournament Wrestling under PYKKA (Panchyat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan) 2010-2011, sponsored by the department of youth resources and sports.The state team bagged five medals in as many categories. Kedizin of Peren district - bronze (85 kgs), Medievono  of Kohima district - bronze (50 kgs), Khrünezolü of Phek district - bronze (52 kgs), Ihangbe of Peren district - bronze (50 kgs) and Ve
  • CRPF inter-range volleyball tourney
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 25 (MExN): The Central Reserve Police Force’s North East Zone Inter Range Volleyball Tournament is underway. The 173rd battalion of the CRPF is organizing the tournament at the force’s Transit Camp in Dimapur which had begun on February 24 last.   A press release from the commandant of the 173rd battalion stated that DIGP (Ops), Kohima PM Ramalingam was the chief guest during the inaugural. The chief guest while congratulating all the eight parti
  • 2nd Silver Cup T20 Cricket Tourney from April 4
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The 2nd Silver Cup T20 Cricket Tournament organised by the Youth Department of Nepali Baptist Church, Kohima will be held from April 4, 2011 at the Kohima local ground.  A press note from the secretary of the organizing committee stated the tournament is “open for all interested Cricket teams and clubs from any part of the State and beyond” and touted to be “one of the highest prize money Cricket tournament held in Kohima”. The
  • 21st Sports Meet PHSS underway
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The 21st Sports Meet of Patkai Higher Secondary School (PHSS), Chumukedima-Seithekima is underway. A press note stated that it began on February 22 at the PCC playground. The opening function was graced by Col. Neeraj Shukla, Commandant, 20 Assam Rifles as the chief guest who was accompanied by Major Harsh, Post Commander, 20 AR, Kuki Dolong.The chief guest in his address emphasized on the significance of sports in a student’s life, the note stated wh