Sports

  • 1st Senior (Veteran) NE Zone Badminton Championship
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): The Assam Seniors Badminton Club is organizing the 1st Senior (Veteran) North East Zone Prize Money Badminton Championship- 2011 on April 23 and 24, 2011 at Kanaklata Indoor Stadium, Guwahati. A press note issued by K. Kire, president Nagaland Badminton Association, Kohima informed that the last date to receive entries is April 19, 2011. Total prize money for the tournament is Rs. 1. 20 lakhs. Participants are required to produce Passport, Pan Card, and Governm
  • 5th World Senior (Veteran) Badminton Championship, Canada
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): The 5th World Senior (Veteran) Badminton Championship will be held at Richmond,Vancouver, Canada from August 21 to 27, 2011. The Championship will be held in the categories and events as: 35+ Men and Women’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles, 40+ Men and Women’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles, 45+ Men and Women’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles, 50+ Men and Women’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles, 55+ Men and Women’s Sin
  • MHSS Silver Jubilee Sports Week gets underway
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 7 (MExN): The 25th  Sports Week of Model Higher Secondary School (MHSS), Kohima, started on Wednesday, April 6 at the school campus. The week-long event was inaugurated by N.Khevito Sema, Additional Director, School Education, Nagaland as the chief guest. The function was also graced by the board members of the school. In his address the chief guest exhorted the students to perform and look beyond the state and national levels. He also reminded the students that apa
  • Dimapur Inter-High School Cricket
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): The Dimapur District Inter-High School (Under-16) Cricket tournament will be held from 9th to 16th April at DDSC ground, Dimapur. Altogether 14 schools are participating in this tournament.The teams are divided into four groups: Group-AAssam Rifles SchoolSD Jain Hr Sec SchoolRamjanki Hr Sec School Group-BModern SchoolSt. Edmunds SchoolRailway High School Group-CBronson SchoolPranab VidyapithGreenwood Hr Sec SchoolChristian Hr Sec School Group-DHe
  • Former Minister kicks off SRYSA sports meet
    Member general council (NIEPMD), Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Thomas Ngullie, addressing the 22nd SRYSA meet 2011at New Aree village.   DIMAPUR , APRIL 6 (MExN): The 22nd Sungro Range Youth Sports Association (SRYSA) meet 2011 of late Mhonbemo Jami football memorial trophy and late Nyimbemo Patton volleyball memorial trophy kicked off at New Aree village ground on April 5, with Member general council (NIEPMD), Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empo
  • WE ARE THE WORLD CHAMPIONS!
    Mumbai, April 2 (Agencies/PTI): India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets to win the World Cup after a long long hiatus of 28 years to set the biggest party on the globe. The names Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni have been written in the history books as the immortals of the game with a sea of over a billion cricket worshippers hailing the ultimate day of cricketing immortality for the team that deserved it the most.India beat reigning champions Australia, routed the spirited Pakistanis and ov
  • Fixture of our 2nd Silver Cup T-20 Cricket Tournament
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 2 (MExN): The fixture of the 2nd Silver Cup T-20 Cricket Tournament was drawn today at Kohima Local Ground by lottery system in presence of the team representatives. The inaugural programme will be held on April 4 at 10:00 am at Local Ground with K. V. Pusa, MLA and Former President of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) as chief guest. All the teams are requested to be present at Local Ground with their respective team flags during the inaugural function and also
  • CVSU lift HASSU football trophy
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 2 (MExN): Chekiye Village Students’ Union (CVSU) lifted the 6th Highway Area Sumi Students’ Union (HASSU) Football Running Trophy. CVSU comprehensively defeated Lhomithi Village Students’ Union four 4-0 in a lopsided final encounter held Saturday, April 2 at the Chekiye village ground. The two teams made it to the final from a pool of sixteen teams, representing all the sixteen units of the union. Chief Engineer, Police Engineering  Project, Er. Ve
  • 6th HASSU Football Running Trophy
    DIMAPUR, MARCH 29 (MExN): The 6th Highway Area Sumi Students Union (HASSU) Football Running Trophy begun Tuesday, March 29 at Chekiye village, Dimapur. Sixteen teams from the various units of the union are participating in the tournament. Former chairman of the Dimapur Municipal Council, Khekaho Assumi graced the opening ceremony as the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion Assumi called for camaraderie and unity among the youths for a progressive and better tomorrow. Youths are the le
  • 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.