Sports

  • Winning, not the only thing in sports: Azheto
    The champion’s trophy of the tournament. The 12 participating team being administered oath before the start of the tournament. (Morung Photo) Dimapur | October 6 : Addressing the inaugural programme of the 1st Ura Area Villages’ Youth Organisation football tournament at Diezephe village on Wednesday, adviser sericulture and co-operation, Azheto Zhimomi said winnning was not the only thing in sports but participation with the right spirit has bigger values. He said spor
  • XVII MDFA Trophy 2011
    Players of Longpa SC (White & Red) and Sports Society Suyim-A (Black & Orange) in action during their MDFA Trophy 2011 group league match played on Thursday, November 04 at Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung. Longpa SC beat SSS by 3 goals to one. (Photo courtesy Imnaonen Pongener)XVII MDFA Trophy 201106/10/2011 Match ResultsSports Society Suyim 1-3 Longpa SCZonipang SA 3-1  Ozzys MokokchungToday's Match (Oct.7) Time 2:00 PMMoanungsang MSC Vs. Rising Star SC
  • 12th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy makes colourful start
    Kohima | October 1 : The 12th edition of NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2011 has made a colourful start here this evening at the Kohima Local Ground with 57 teams joining the tournament.In the inaugural match, Lamkang Students’ Union (LSU) defeated Eastern Naga Students’ Association (ENSA) 3-0. Thangtinlen (17) scored all 3 goals for LSU.This tournament is organized annually by Angami Students’ Union (ASU), in reminiscence and tribute to two students’ comrad
  • MAFA trophy from October 17
    Dimapur, September 29 (MExN): The Medziphema Area Football Association (MAFA) trophy will be held from October 17 to 31 at Medziphema Town. The leagues-cum-knockout tournament is re-organised by Medziphema Town Youth organisation. Around 23 neighbouring villages/towns have been invited to participate in the mega event.
  • ARTC & S celebrates Hindi (Pakhwara) fortnight 2011
    The team of No. 3 (Shokhuvi Training Battalion) being presented the Overall Championship Trophy. (Defence Photo) Dimapur, September 28 (MExN): In continuance of the ‘Hindi Day’ observed on September 14, ARTC & S celebrated Hindi Pakhwara (Fortnight) with effect from September 12 to 26.  In order to promote Hindi among the jawans belonging to non Hindi speaking areas, competitions were held for typing, noting-drafting, essay writing, poem recitation and elocuti
  • Peren Open Volleyball Champ Trophy commences
    MLA Nuklutoshi is being felicitated during the Peren District Open Volleyball Champion Trophy 2011 inaugural function on September 27. (DIPR Photo)  Peren, September 28 (DIPR): Peren District Open Volleyball Champion Trophy 2011, organized by Mbaupunggwa Lui Sporting Association (MLSA) was inaugurated on September 27 at Peren Town local ground with MLA and Chairman NIDC & NH Ltd, Nagaland, Nuklutoshi as the chief guest.Speaking at the inaugural function, the chief guest extend
  • Information for the exhibition match
    Kohima, September 28 (MExN): In commemoration of the 25th NSF Martyr’s Memorial , an exhibition match , in aid of YouthNet “Livelihood and employment Fund”, will be played between Bhaichung Bhutia’s owned United Sikkim Football Club (USFC) and Life Sports FC on October at 2 at 2.00pm at Local Ground, Kohima, organized by Synergy Group Enterprises (SGE).  Some of the India's biggest names from the National Football Team such as Bhaichung Bhutia (Former India
  • Morung Sports Brief
    Nagaland lifts NE open men’s doubles championshipKohima, September 27 (DIPR): Joseph Sumi and Raju of Nagaland lifted the Men’s Doubles open title at the North East Zone Inter State and Open Badminton Championship held from September 23 to 26 at Agartala, Tripura. Chubanungla and Deepika of Nagaland also bagged the Junior Girls doubles title during the same meet.Sirui Cup at Ukhrul from Oct 15Imphal, September 26 (NNN):The 28th Sirui Lily Cup, 2011 will commence from Octobe
  • Dr. Ngangshi grace Lima Aier School’s annual sports meet
    Students present choreography during the opening ceremony on Tuesday, September 27. (Inset) PHE Minister, Dr. Ngangshi K Ao. (Morung Photo)DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 27 (MExN): The annual sports meet of Lima Aier Higher Secondary School, Lengrijan began Tuesday, September 27 at the school campus. Minister, Public Health & Engineering, Dr. Ngangshi K Ao graced the customary opening ceremony as the chief guest.  ‘Sports an industry in itself’ “Any teaching institution,
  • CHSS Annual Sports Week
    Aheto Sumi , principal of Christian Higher Secondary School, Dimapur, taking salute at the opening ceremony of the school's Annual Sports Week which got underway today, September 27 at the school premises. Four Houses namely Typhoon, Sirocco, Hurricane and Tornado will be competing for the top honour.
  • 12th NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy from October 1
    Kohima, September 26 (MExN): The 12th edition of NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy is slated to be held from October 1 to 31 at Kohima Local Ground. Organized annually by Angami Students’ Union (ASU), in reminiscence and tribute to the two students’ comrades, this years’ edition will also commemorate with the 25th anniversary of the slain martyrs Lt. Kekuojalie Sachü & Lt. Vikhozo Yhoshü, who made the supreme sacrifice in the year 1986, while on the dut
  • Information for Youthnet exhibition match
    Kohima, September 26 (MExN): Youthnet Presents Football Exhibition match in commemoration of 25th Matrys’ Memorial in Aid of youthnet ‘livelihood and employability project’, on   October  2 at Kohima Local Ground,2 pm. The match will be played between United Sikkim FC &Life Sports FC.Some of the India's biggest names from the National Football Team such as Bhaichung Bhutia (Former Indian Football Captain) & Renedy Singh  have been confirmed
  • 19th edition Loyem Memorial Senior Soccer Open Championship
    Parliamentary Secretary IPR, Economic & Statistics Nagaland, R. Tohanba unfurling the CCSU flag at the 19th Edition of Loyem Memorial Senior Soccer Open Championship 2011 which is underway at Tuensang.  (DIPR Photo) Dimapur, September 26 (DIPR): The 19th Edition of Loyem Memorial Senior Soccer Open Championship 2011 got underway at Tuensang, organised by confederation of Chang Students Union (CCSU) under the theme “Sports not Drugs”. The inaugural function was
  • Dimapur’s first motor racing event draws enthusiastic response
    Dimapur | September 25 : Usually free from the hustle and bustle of town, the State Stadium resonated with the growling sounds of super charged engines for two days, as  drivers put to test their skills and the power of their beloved vehicles, racing against time in a makeshift track of dust and gravel.It was an assemblage of man (and woman) alongside machine (pitted against time), of rubber against gravel. Roaring engines and adrenaline flowing, it was the ‘1st JK Tyre R
  • 2nd Peren District Table Tennis open championship
    Winners of various sub-categories of the 2nd Peren District Table Tennis open championship. Dimapur, September 25 (MExN): The 2nd Peren District Table Tennis open championship, organized by Peren District Table Tennis Association, was held from September 22 to 24, 2011 at Town Council Hall, Peren Town. A press note issued by Kehung Hegui, President, Peren District Table Tennis Association stated that Imtui Mpom, Member Advisory Board, Jalukie Town Council graced the opening functi
  • Open volleyball c’ship at Chozuba
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): The Chozuba Area Sports’ Association is organizing the 2nd Open Volleyball Championship (Men) 2011 in Phek district from October 19 to 21 at Chozuba Town Local ground. The champion and runner- up will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 10,000 respectively. There will also be individual prizes. Interested team/club may contact 9862074923, 8974803654, 9402019143 and 9402640993. Entry fee is fixed at Rs. 1000. Last date for submission of
  • GTC foundation to represent Assam
    Abhinav Atreya and Nandan Buragohain of Guwahati Town Club (GTC) Chess Foundation who are representing Assam in the 2nd BCA FIDE Rated Chess Championship 2011. Our Correspondent | Kohima | September 25: Abhinav Atreya and Nandan Buragohain of Guwahati Town Club (GTC) Chess Foundation is representing Assam in the 2nd BCA FIDE Rated Chess Championship 2011 which got underway at  Kolkata on September 24 onwards will culminates on  September 28, 2011.  According to GTC Chess
  • 1st JK Tyre – DMSC Autocross Meet
    A seemingly ‘family car’ (Maruti Alto) negotiates a sharp bend, competing at the 1st JK Tyre – DMSC Autocross Meet on Saturday, September 24. The motor racing competition, organized by Dimapur Motor Sports Association began Saturday at the State Stadium, Dimapur and will conclude on Sunday. (Photo: Sorei Mahong)
  • NAPTC take top honours; Signal Kiti-Do Club runners-up
    Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): The two day, 11th State level ITF Taekwon-Do & 5th Naga Kito-Do Championship, 2011 has come to an end here in the state indoor stadium. Most of the attraction of  today’s event were the Black Belt category sparring, the senior and junior group tools and also the special technique from different age groups as well and the most awaited the Kiti-Do sparring which was bagged by the Nagaland Armed Police Training Centre  group and the Signal
  • NTA for 29th National Sub Junior National Championships
    Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): The Nagaland Taekwondo Association (NTA) is sending 24 member team for 29th National Sub Junior National Championships scheduled from September 29 to October 1 at Goa.A press note issued by NTA General Secretary Lhouliebeio Khezhie, stated that the function was held before their departure at IG Stadium Kohima today. NTA Controller Pele Khezhie, addressing the function said that players should give their best while playing championships. He hoped that the p