Sports

  • State scores 13 medals at 25th NE Games 2011
    Dimapur, May 2 (MExN): The Nagaland Athletics Team has scored 13 medals in different events at the 25th North East Games 2011, held at Rupa, Arunachal Pradesh from April 25 to 30. A press note issued by K. Tsira, Athletics Coach, extended gratitude to Sports Department for financial support, DGP Nagaland and Commandant, 15th NAP (IR) Bn. Chumukedima for release of players and Nagaland Athletics Association for conducting Athletic Team selection. The following are the medal winners in t
  • Naga Machete launch paintball venue in Dimapur
    (From Top to Bottom) SDO (Civil), Dimapur Hotulu Swu tries a hand with the paintball marker. A player takes position during an exhibition game held at the venue, during the launch on Wednesday, April 27 at Highway 39 Go-Karting in Dimapur. (Morung Photos) DIMAPUR, APRIL 27 (MExN): Paintball as a sport is gradually becoming popular here in Nagaland. A game of strategy – it involves the participation of players (usually two opposing teams), with the objective of eliminating opponen
  • 2nd QTRS of 1unity Football Match
    Agahuto Area Sports Association (AASA), wearing green, vies for the ball against BDK Club of Zeliangrong village during the fourth quarter-finals encounter of the 1st Unity Football Cup at the DDSC Stadium, Dimapur on Wednesday, April 27. AASA won the match via penalty shoot-out 5-3 after the match was tied 0-0 at regulation time. Legend Soccer Club of Chumukedima had defeated Youth Wing Club of Churches Colony 4-0 earlier in the third quarter-finals match. Head Hunters from Jakhama wi
  • SPORTS Briefs
    Badminton coaching  camp  heldMokokchung, April 26 (DIPR): The month long statewide talent search Badminton Coaching camp for under-10 was concluded at Indoor stadium Mokokchung on 26th April 2011. The camp jointly sponsored by State Department of Youth Resources and Sports and Nagaland State Badminton Association, which started on 8th April 2011 was attended by 97 children from various schools in Mokokchung district. The coaching camp was also co-hosted by Mokokchung Distric
  • 11th Nagaland state chess challenger 2011 underway
    Kohima | April 26 : The 11th Nagaland State Chess Challenger 2011 and 3rd Under 16 years under the aegis of Nagaland Chess Association (NCA) got underway here today at the Red Cross building. Chess enthusiasts from Kohima, Dimapur, Phek, Zunheboto, Wokha and Peren are taking part in the four-day long tournament, which will conclude on April 30.The tournament is being organized by Axis Bank, Kohima senior manager, Nikato Yeputhomi. In his speech, he termed chess as a game of tactics cou
  • Head Hunters, Hoito XI enter semis
    (Top) Head Hunters, Jakhama (Red) and Sumi Football club during the first quarter-finals encounter of the 1st Unity Football Cup. Head Hunters won the match 1-0. (Bottom) Eastern Pieces (Green & White) and Hoito XI (Black) during the second quarter-finals match on Tuesday, April 26 at the DDSC Stadium, Dimapur. Hoito XI won the match 5-3 via penalty shoot-out after the match ended in a goalless draw. (Morung Photos)
  • MDCA defeats Mokokchung Press Club
    Players representing Mokokchung District Cricket Association (in orange) with Mokokchung Press Club (yellow) members during an exhibition cricket match on April 23, Saturday at Imkongmeren Sports Complex. Mokokchung | April 24 : Mokokchung District Cricket Association (MDCA) played the Mokokchung Press Club (MPC) in an exhibition cricket match on April 23, Saturday at Imkongmeren Sports Complex. Organized and initiated by the MDCA, the exhibition match was played with the motive o
  • 2nd Silver Cup T-20 Cricket
    (Left) Man of the match of the first semi-final, Wapang of Blue Star Kohima pose for lens with his awards at Kohima local ground on Tuesday. (Right) Man of the match of second semi-final, Hokaito Zhimomi of Lhomithi Sporting Club, Dimapur pose with the award at Kohima local ground on Tuesday. DAY-XII ResultsSemi-final-1Blue Star CC Dimapur defeated Kyong Cricket Club, Wokha by 8 wickets.Winning toss, Blue Star CC elected to field and restricted the rival Kyong CC at 80 runs downin
  • 3rd Inter School TT tourney kicks off
    Kohima, April 19 (MExN): The 3rd Inter School Table Tennis tournament Kohima, kick started today at indoor stadium here at Kohima with Commissioner secretary to Government of Nagaland, Temjen Toy IAS,  gracing the inaugural function as the chief guest that was organized by Kohima district Table Tennis Association (KDTTA). Addressing the gathering, the chief guest congratulated KDTTA for the successful conduct of the tournament for three consecutive years. Asserting that Nagas are
  • 2nd Chizami Cup 2011
    Our CorrespondentKohima | April 11The 2nd Chizami Cup 2011 entered the third day today at the Chizami Local Ground under the aegis of Life Sports. Till April 11, 44 goals have scored in 13 matches. With today’s win, Pfutsero Town SA became the first team to entered the quarter finals.Meanwhile, the pre-quarter finals will start from April 12.Day 3 result*Realm United won vie walkover*13 Assam Rifles defeated Falcon FC 5-1*New Youngsters Club defeated Whizz Kids 2-0*Extreme Royal
  • Unity Football Cup postponed
    Dimapur, April 11 (MExN): The Unity Football Cup organised by Youngs’ Club Dimapur in aid of raising fund for HIV orphanage scheduled to be held from April 18 to 28 has been postponed to April 19 to 29 due to unavoidable circumstance. The club president Jenpu Rongmei in a press release has requested all the team/club and supporter to bear the inconvenience. Further, the club appeals to all the citizen of Dimapur to make their presence felt and witness the tournament and make thei
  • 2nd Silver Cup T-20 Cricket
    DAY-VII ResultsMatch-IZonic Cricket Club defeated Sekhose Servicing Station ‘B’ by 7 runs. Zonic Cricket won the toss and elected to bat. They scored 134 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. Chuba and Nur Maghar scored highest 31 and 28 runs while Sekhose SS ‘B’ bowler Susan claimed 3 rival wickets.The match commissioner penalized Sekhose SS ‘B’ for consumption of extra time in the first innings compelling them to chase the target of 135 runs in 19 ove
  • Match Report Inter District High School tournament
    1st MatchKings Way School  Vs Dimapur Mision Higher Secondary school(DMHSS)Toss: DMHSS chose to batDMHSS Scored a whopping 212 runs in 25 Overs losing 7 wickets. Sarafuddin Scored 50 runs and Jay kishan 39 runs respectively.Kings way School Managed 120 runs all out  Hedaya and Jafir claming 4 and 3 wickets respectively Result Dmhss won by 92 runs 2nd Match Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School VS Bronson SchoolToss: Pranab Vidyapith Higher Sec School Chose to bat. The
  • Mkg table tennis association gets four new TT Boards
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): The Mokokchung District Table Tennis Association (MDTTA) on Saturday 9th April dedicated four new TT Boards at a brief dedication program. The new board, according to the Association was donated by Alemtemshi IAS, Dev. Com. & Addl. Chief Secretary during the last Inter District Tournament held at Mokokchung in Oct 2010. However, it was said that the boards could not reach on time and could not be used during the tournament; nevertheless the Association add
  • 2nd Silver Cup T-20 Cricket Tourney
    Kohima Local GroundMatches for April 11*Sekhose SC ‘B’ Vs Zonic CC @ 7:00 am*Elite CC Eagans CC @ 10:00 am*Kohima Bazaar Puja Committee    Vs NBC Kohima @ 1:00 pm
  • Inter-School (U-16) Cricket tourney
    1st Match: SD Jain HSS beat AR School by 16 runsToss won by SD Jain HSS and elected to batSDJHSS scored 145 runs all out with Debashish scoring 46 runs. Ashok and Mukesh took 4 and 3 wickets respectively for AR SchoolAR School managed only 113 runs in allotted 25 overs losing 9 wickets. Aurungzeb scored 33 runs.Man of the Match: Debashish 2nd Match: Modern School beat Railway High School by 7 wicketsToss won by Railway High School and chose to batRHS scored 79 runs losing all wick
  • Day 3 : 2nd Chizami Cup 2011
    Kohima | April 10 : The 2nd Chizami Cup 2011 under the aegis of Life Sports at the Chizami Local Ground entered the 3rd day.Day 1 Result*MC Sporting beat Gladiator 4-1*Thenyizu Boys Club beat Rising through tie break 7-6 *5th NAP beat Pholami YO via tie break 10-9Day 2 Result*Artworks A beat United Boys 5-0*Life Sports FC beat Fecundate 5-0*Wiggle United beat Artworks 2-0*Airtel Phek Zone beat Halcyon Utd 5-0*HUC Tuophema beat Zion Club 3-1MATCH FOR APRIL 11Ist Match: Native Club vs Re
  • DDCA Inter-School Cricket
    St Teresa & CHSS register wins In the opening match of the Inter-School (U-16) Cricket tournament organized by the Dimapur District Cricket Association at DDSC ground, Hebron Higher Secondary School lost to St Teresa Little Kingdom School by 17 runs in a low scoring match.1st Match:Toss won by St Teresa and elected to bat.Score:-68 all out in 15.3 overs Arbin—12 runs, Jasim—8 runsKelungta, Mungkhan, Nzanthung and Inuka took 2 wickets each Hebron HSS: 51 all ou
  • Vilasier bags second ITF Junior title
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): Vilasier Khate with partner Rithvik Anand of Tamil Nadu clinched the ITF Junior Doubles title at Indore (Madhya Pradesh) from April 4 to 9, 2011. A press note issued by Avozo Haikube, State Coach informed that the duo ousted Vishwes and Suraj 7/6, 7/5, and 6/1.  Vilasier Khate also reached the semi-finals in the singles. His next upcoming tournament is the Asian Juniors to be held at New Delhi. The Nagaland Lawn Tennis Association (NLTA) wishes him luck an
  • 'We need to take sports seriously'
    Minister Azo and others with the players of inaugural match at 2nd Chizami Cup on April 8. (Morung Photo)  Chizami (Phek) | April 8 : Minister for health & family welfare Küzholüzo (Azo) Nienu today kicked started the 2nd edition of Chizami Cup 2011 here under the aegis of Life Sports. Inaugurating the weeklong tournament, the minister encouraged the sports persons to maintain discipline, dedication and be committed in whatever field they involve in.On the other hand