Sports

  • Case Premier League: Natak FC are Season 4 champions
    Natak FC players, who were crowned champions of the fourth season of Case Premier League, pose with the trophy. (Photo courtesy: CPL Media)   Dimapur, March 16 (MExN): The fourth season of the Case Premier League came to an end in a grand closing ceremony on March 16 at the 1st NAP Ground in Chümoukedima.  Natak FC were crowned champions of the fourth season of Case Premier League, while three-time champions Trinity Sporting had to settle for the runner up positio
  • 1st Nagaland Premier Badminton League
    Our Correspondent Kohima | March 17   The Nagaland Badminton Club is all set to organize 1st ever Nagaland Premier Badminton League under the aegis of Nagaland Badminton Association from April 24 to 26 (Tentative) at Indoor Stadium, Kohima. This Premier Badminton League aim to promote Badminton in the state and to set a platform to those young upcoming talents as well as Masters (above 35+) to get back into the wonderful game of Badminton and to check their fitness leve
  • NCA’s pre-season physical fitness test from April 2
    Dimapur, March 16 (MExN): The Nagaland Cricket Association has informed all district cricket associations to forward 3 (three) players for the Senior Men’s group to undergo a pre-season physical fitness test at Nagaland Cricket Stadium from April 2. The selected players will thereafter undergo a training camp followed by an off season exposure tour outside Nagaland, stated a press release from NCA. The district cricket Associations are asked to forward only those players wh
  • Royal Foundation School Phek Sports Week
    A volleyball match during the Sports Week 2019 of RFS at Phek Town Local Ground.   Kohima, March 15 (MExN): The week-long annual sports meet of Royal Foundation School (RFS) Phek concluded today under the theme "Believe and achieve" at Phek Town Local Ground. It was formally declared open by the school principal Vitsikolie Kehie on March 12 while senior teacher D.P Yadav exhorted the students on the essence of a disciplined sportsperson. Red House emerged the overa
  • 2nd Sekrenyi Open Air Rifle Shooting competition
    Kohima, March 15 (MExN): The Kohima Air Rifle Club and T. Khel Peli Union of Kohima village is organizing 2nd Sekrenyi Open Air Rifle Shooting competition 2019 on March 17 at T. Khel, Kohima village from 12:00 noon. In men’s category, the champion will carry a cash prize of Rs. 7000 while the 2nd and 3rd place winner will receive Rs. 5000 and Rs. 3000 respectively. The organizer informed that cash prizes for the women category will be awarded depending on the number of part
  • Khetoho Zhimomi settles for Bronze at int’l martial arts fest
    Khetoho Vihuto Zhimomi   Dimapur, March 14(MExN):  Khetoho Vihuto Zhimomi, who is representing India at the World Kickboxing & Karate Association Asian-Pacific Championships at 4th International and Thai Martial Games Festival at Bangkok, Thailand, has reportedly won a Bronze on March 13.  He lost his match against Behruz Jurave from Uzbekistan in the semi-final and settled for the bronze.   Khetoho, reportedly got his arm dislocated in the secon
  • Police investigating Ranji selection fraud
    Nagaland coach & board members implicated      DIMAPUR, MARCH 14 (MExN): The BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has alleged that aspiring young cricketers were fished to give bribes for having places in state teams in Ranji Trophy last season, with Nagaland being one of the state teams. As per media reports, the Delhi police has registered an FIR against 11 people, including coaches and state cricket board officials, for allegedly duping young cricke
  • A Sopen Memorial Mens' Volley C’ship
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 14 (MExN): The 3rd A Sopen Memorial Mens' Open Volleyball Championship Trophy organised by Deuyong Club started on March 12 at Tobu Village with Rosemary, former President Eastern Nagaland Women Organisation Dimapur Unit as special guest. The special guest in her speech thanked the club for inviting her to grace the opening ceremony and expressd her gratitude towards the DYC for organising such a major tournament in Tobu. She encouraged players coming from far and n
  • NCA informs on U-19 boys cricket trials
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 14 (MExN): The Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) has informed all district cricket associations to recommend 3 U-19 players from each district to the NCA for a trial camp at NCA Stadium, Sovima, Dimapur from March 30 to April 3. The players are informed to report by 3:00 P.M. on  March 29 along with their personal cricket kits and the forwarding letter from their respective district associations. The players should be born after 1-9-2000 and should come with origin
  • NUSU (L) sports meet kicks off
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 13 (MExN): The Nagaland University Students' Union, Lumami NUSU(L) kicked off its annual sports meet with Professor PardeshiLal, Vice Chancellor, Nagaland University as the guest speaker. Earlier during the programme, K Buche Khiamniungan, President, NUSU (L) delivered the welcome address. A special prayer was invoked by Vikheto, Music secretary, EUNU (L) while a special song was presented by Chingmei Phom. The guest speaker Prof. PardeshiLal in his address enc
  • Wokha marks IWD with mini marathon
    DC flagging of the mini marathon the occasion of International Women’s Day at local ground Wokha on March 8. (DIPR Photo)   Wokha, March 10 (MExN): Mini Marathon in celebration of International Women’s Day was held on March 8 at Wokha. The event was organized by District Administration in collaboration with Social Welfare department, Wokha under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), SVEEP campaign and Poshan Abhiyan. The race was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner, Wokha
  • School of Eng & Tech, NU sports week concludes
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 9 (MExN): The week long Sports Week 2019 of the School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University concluded on March 9 in the State Stadium, Dimapur. There were 36 events that witnessed 80-85% participation from the students and employees.  The closing ceremony was graced by Commandant of Assam Rifles, K Devender Singh as the special invitee. In his speech, the special invitee emphasized that sports is necessary for overall development but education is
  • NSU Kolkata introduces NE students Dr. T. Ao football trophy
    Kohima, March 9 (MExN): Naga Students’ Union Kolkata (NSUK) has introduced north east students Dr. T. Ao football trophy in honour of legendary footballer Dr. T. Ao. NSUK president Thepuzo Keyho stated NSUK has introduced the North East Students Dr. T. Ao football trophy in the north east annual sports week through the initiative taken by Government of Nagaland in commemoration of 100th Birth Anniversary of Dr. T. Ao. Kolkata has been a significant city in the life and career of
  • 35th PDSA meet concludes
    The officials with players of men’s football final match between  KKTAGSA and TASA   Kohima, March 8 (MExN): The 35th meet of Phek District Sports Association (PDSA) was held from February 26 to March 6 last at Chizami. The meet was hosted by Secheku Range Sports Association. Khezha-Kuzha Tephe Area Games & Sports Association (KKTAGSA) emerged men’s football champion title after defeating Tizü Area Sports Association (TASA) 5-1 in the final match.&nbs
  • First KAI referee from Nagaland
    Sensei Thsathriba Sangtam receiving his certificate.   DIMAPUR, MARCH 8 (MExN): The All Nagaland Karate-do Association (ANKA) today informed that Sensei Thsathriba Sangtam, Nagaland State Karate Instructor has achieved the prestigious “Referee B Certificate”, becoming the first referee in KAI from Nagaland. The examination was conducted by Karate Association of India (KAI) under the Exam rules of World Karate Federation (WKF) 2019 on February 28.
  • AIFF to conduct trials for Indian national team at Kohima
    Kohima, March 8 (MExN): The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be conducting trials for Indian national team at Kohima on March 20 and 21. In this, Nagaland Football Association (NFA) informed that boys born between January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2004 and girls born between January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2005 will be eligible to participate in the trials. Only indigenous Nagas can apply. Food and lodging for out station players will be arranged by NFA from March
  • NABA informs on registration of boxers
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 8 (MExN): The Nagaland Amateur Boxing Association (NABA) has informed all District Boxing Associations to get their boxers registered with the Boxing Federation of India and get their registration number without which they shall not be allowed to participate in any of the National Championships.  The prescribed Online Registration Form is available with Secretary General of the Nagaland Amateur Boxing Association at merenpaul@yahoo.co.in (M. 9436000153) which c
  • City College of Arts & Commerce conducts annual sports meet
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 8 (MExN): The City College of Arts & Commerce organised its 27th Annual Games and sports week from March 6 to 8. Four houses—St. Mark, St. Luke, St, Mathew and St. John participated in the events.  A press note from the college principal informed that “students were enthusiastic sportsmen with ambition and gave their best performance.” Students participated in various Games and Athletics events such as Cricket, football, Volley Ball, long jump, discus thr
  • Menuosetuo Yiese wins 12th Open Naga Wrestling meet
    Wrestlers in action during 12th Open Naga Wrestling meet 2019 at Kohima on March 7.  56 wrestlers from Nagaland, three from Myanmar, 2 from Jharkhand and 1 from US joined the tournament. (Morung Photo)   Ceu from US wins 3rd place, best tactical wrestler award   Chizokho Vero Kohima | March 7  20 year old Menuosetuo Yiese today beat Venuzo Dawhuo in the final bout to emerge as champion of the 12th Open Naga Wrestling meet 2019 here amidst thund
  • A year on, aviation policies yet to take flight
    Morung Express News Dimapur | March 7 While connectivity and civil aviation was on the PDA government’s priority list when they first took power, the aviation sector in the state remains in a bleak state.  The government had pledged that a new civil aviation policy to connect to remote locations and air ambulances would be established within six months. It also assured to work towards enhancing air connectivity with more flights to the rest of the country and to intro