Sports

  • 43rd RSA sports meet underway
    Tseminyu, December 6 (DIPR): The 43rd RSA inaugural function was held at RSA ground on December 5 at Tseminyu Old Town. The tournament was declared open by Kenilo Apon, director State Lottery Nagaland as the Chief Guest.  He encouraged the youngsters to be good sportsmen and stressed on the importance of games and also exhorted the youths to uplift the community through sports and to compete with others in the society with skill. K. Lorin President, Rengma Hoho encouraged the play
  • DIMAPUR DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
    The Match result of the ongoing DDFA Super League ’11 held at DDSC Stadium 6th Dec’11.1st MatchZVYC                 --1URA AREA VILLAGES F.C.    --12nd MatchBURMA CAMP UNITED    --1DYNAMIC F.C.            --0FIXTURE FOR 6TH DEC1st Match-1:00 P.M-     SUPPLY COLONY F.C.‘Versus’THAHEKHU F.C.2nd Match-2:45 P.M. &
  • Hornbill motor rally contestant cries foul
    Dimapur | December 5 : A female participant of the just concluded Hornbill International Motor Rally, held as part of the Hornbill Festival, is crying foul over the conduct of the motor racing event. The competitor, 31-years old H. Lemei Phom, who was one of four racers in the women’s category (Below 1500cc) has alleged that she was denied a place in the podium during the prize distribution ceremony, despite being adjudged as second-placed finisher in the ‘Time-Speed-Distan
  • 1st Winter Open Chess Challenger 2011 concludes 
    DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 5 (MExN): The Wokha District Chess Association (WDCA), which organized 1st Winter Open Chess Challenger, concluded December 3. The championship, organized by WDCA in collaboration with NCA on the theme “Knit your dreams,” witnessed 14 potential champions fighting for the prestigious Championship Title. Mr. Kevilikho walked away with the Championship Title followed by Mr. Rogulie, Kahoshe, and Visanyuzo Kuotsu, Nagaland Police as second and third and fourth
  • ENSUD’s 1st sports meet underway
    MLA and NPCC president SI Jamir declaring the sports meet open at the State Stadium, Dimapur on December 5. (Morung Photo) DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 5 (MExN): Eastern Nagaland Students’ Union, Dimapur (ENSUD), annual sports meet began on Monday at the DDSC Stadium. Comprising of six units, representing six tribal students’ bodies from eastern Nagaland, this is the ENSUD’s first ever games and sports meet in Dimapur and is themed ‘Oneness through sports’. The
  • Sumi Open Badminton Championship Dec 13-14
    DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 5 (MExN): The Elite Badminton Club (E.B.C.) Dimapur is organising ‘Sumi Open Badminton Championship 2011’ at Indoor Stadium, Eastern Christian College Padampukhuri on 13th & 14th of December 2011. K.T. Sukhalu, Secretary Food & Civil Supplies & I.T. Government of Nagaland has consented to be the chief guest of the championship. The event has 4 categories viz. Men’s Double, Sub-Veteran, Veteran & Super Veteran (all doubles). Forms
  • Winner takes it all at Hornbill International Motor Rally 2011
    Chief Guest, Neiba Konyak, Parliamentary Secretary, Youth Resources & Sports at the prize distribution ceremony of Hornbill International Motor Rally 2011 held at Indira Gandhi Stadium on December 3. (DIPR Photo) KOHIMA, DECEMBER 4 (DIPR): The Grand Finale prize distribution ceremony of Hornbill International Motor Rally was held at Indira Gandhi Stadium on 3rd December 2011 with Parliamentary Secretary, Youth Resources and Sports, Naiba Konyak as the Chief Guest.Speaking on o
  • Dimapur District Football Premier League to commence from Dec 3
    Dimapur, November 30 (MExN): The Dimapur District Football Premier League compromising of eight teams will commence from December 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm in the DDSC Stadium. A press note issued by Joseph Sumi, president DDFA stated that Basu Damani, general secretary, NPF Central office, treasurer Nagaland Cricket Association and a prominent businessman has consented to be the chief guest for the opening ceremony. The DDFA further appeals to all soccer enthusiasts to come and witness the m
  • Info on annual registration of NCA
    DIMAPUR, NVOEMBER 30 (MExN): Abu Metha, General Secretary of the Nagaland Cricket Association has informed all the District Cricket Association to submit their annual cricket activity report of 2010-11 alogn with a list of District Officer bearers to A Rahman, Convenor, Cricket Development Committee on or before 10th December 2011. An annual registration fee of Rs 500 by way of a Demand Draft in favouring of Treasurer, Nagaland Cricket Association, payable at Dimapru should also be sub
  • Hornbill Motor Rally gets bigger; highest prize money
    Press Secretary to Chief Minister Abu Mehta addressing media persons in connection to the Hornbill International Motor Rally 2011 at the Heritage Complex Kohima on November 29. (DIPR Photo) Kohima | November 29 : Nagaland is all set to carve a niche on the global calendar of motorsports events as renowned car rally drivers from at several nations apart from Indian confirming their participation in the upcoming International Hornbill Motor Rally, which will be formally flagged off
  • Army Public School Rangapahar sports meet
    Students of Army Public School, Rangapahar performing a drill display during the Annual Sports meet held on November 25.  Dimapur, November 29 (MExN): Army Public School, Rangapahar organized the Annual Sports meet on November 25, 2011 with Brig MDS Mann, SM as the chief guest.  A press note issued to the media stated that parents and many other guests were invited to witness the athletic performance of the young blooming sports persons.  The sports meet was deemed a gra
  • Mizoram Youth team beat Peren Dist SA in penalty shootout
    Kohima | November 29  : Mizoram Youth Team came from a goal down and forced the second semi-final match of the Royal cup to be decided by penalty shootout. They subsequently won the match by four goals to three (4:3) and will face TT FC Aizawl in the finals on Thursday, 1st of December.The first half of the match started with both teams making a cautious approach. Neither teams committed themselves in the first ten minutes of play. Peren slowly gained the upper hand in midfield an
  • SDWAM 5th open wrestling C'ship
    Dimapur, November 28 (MexN): The 5th open championship 2011 is scheduled to be held from December 6 to 10, 2011 under the aegis of SDWAM at Senapati District H/Q. A press note issued by Veisholei, president, SDWAM stated that Kuzholiizo Nienu, Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland shall grace the inaugural function as chief guest alongside with Y.Patton, Parliamentary Secretary for irrigation & Flood Control, Vikho-o Yhoshuii Advisor, Chairman of Committee o
  • Defending champion from Aizawl thrash Life Sports to enter final
    Kohima | November 28Defending champions TT FC Aizawl comfortably defeated Life Sports of Kohima by five goals to nil (5:0) in the first semi-finals of the Royal Cup and booked a place in the finals.The match ended up to be very one sided as Aizawl dominated and tactically outplayed Life sports in every department. Their midfield play was precise and full of creative intent and they used their wide positions very well. They were strong in defence and did not allow their opponents to mak
  • SASA Golden Jubilee from Jan 17 to 21
    Dimapur, November 28 (MExN): The Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee from January 17 to 21, 2012 in Jakhama Village. A press note issued by Vilelie Khamo, Convenor, Planning-cum-Organising Committee SASA Golden Jubilee stated that Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio will grace the occasion as chief guest to declare the Golden Jubilee open by hoisting the Association’s Flag and erecting the Jubilee Monolith Stone in the inaugural function on Ja
  • Badminton Winter Challenge tourney concludes
    Kohima, November 28 (DIPR): The two-day Badminton Winter Challenge tourney concludes on November 26 at the Indoor Badminton stadium Kohima. The winter challenge was participated from various districts where there were four categories. The Veteran double first was bagged by Arep and Amardeep runners up by C.T. Jamir and S.D. Angami. The super veteran double first Bendang and Salang runners up Z. Lohe and Cüzota. In the mixed double Tarep & P. Rathana stood first and runner up C
  • ENSUD first Tribal Sports Meet
    Dimapur, November 28 (MExN): The Eastern Nagaland Students’ Union Dimapur (ENSUD) will be organizing its first Tribal Sports Meet from December 5 to 10, 2011 at State Stadium Dimapur. All the tribal units of the ENSUD are requested to prepare for the event. The following games will be played: Football (boys) and Volleyball (boys and girls). For further details contact Longchen, secretary Games & sports, ENSUD at 98098494903. This was informed in après note issued by Bash
  • Peren team beats Kenkre FC Mumbai in penalty shoot out
    Kohima | November 26 : Peren. Dist. Sports Assn beat Kenkre FC, Mumbai by three goals to one (3-1) in a penalty shoot-out and secured a place in the semi finals of the Royal Cup tournament in Kohima.The fourth quarterfinal match ended in a scoreless draw as both teams failed to score after ninety minutes of play. The teams were unable to break the deadlock even after 30 minutes of extra time and the match eventually had to be decided on penalties. The first half of the match saw very l
  • Manipur team walk off; defending champs TT FC Aizawl enter QF
    TT FC players and match officials stand and watch as the AIM FC players and staff leave the pitch. Kohima | November 25 : The third pre-quarterfinal match of the Royal Cup tournament between defending champions TT FC, Aizawl and AIM FC, Imphal turned sour early in the second half as the game was abruptly stopped in the 60th minute when the Manipur team decided to walk off the pitch in protest over a decision made by the referee. The defending champions started the match well and d
  • Seven time champions Nagaland Police knocked out
    Kohima | November 24 : Mizoram Youth Team defeated seven time champions, Nagaland Police by a single goal in the third quarter-final match of the Royal Cup in Kohima. It was a lively and competitive match as both teams managed to keep each other at bay and the match eventually went into extra time as both teams failed to score in the allotted ninety minutes. Nagaland Police started the match with some intent and produced the first chance within seconds when Joseph (8) connected well wi