Sports

  • Ex-Ace footballer Roko Angami appointed as the NPL Technical Director
    DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 17  (MExN): The NPL management is proud to announce bringing on board State’s football luminary Roko Angami as the Technical Director. Roko boasts of a football career spanning over two decades and the management is honored to have a person with such experience, knowledge and passion for the game in the team. He represented the Indian junior football team in Israel in the year 1994, represented the state as a footballer from 1990-1998 and has been a coach f
  • Kohima Open Half Marathon on Dec 7
    KOHIMA, NOVEMBER 15 (DIPR): A Kohima Open Half Marathon, conceding with the Hornbill Festival, covering a distance of 20 km will be conducted on 7th December 2011 in Kohima. The event is being organized by Elite Entertainment Enterprise (3E) with a view to promote youth activities and modern sports.Speaking to the media persons at a press conference at Hotel Orchid on 15th November 2011, Co- coordinator for the event, Kethosituo Mepfhuo said that the 20 km marathon will be flagged of a
  • 32nd Nagaland Police sports meet
    Chief Secretary to the Government of Nagaland, Lalthara taking a salute during the opening ceremony of  The XXXII Nagaland Police-Duty-cum-Sports & Athletic Meet today. (right) Athletics taking part at a rally race. (Sorei Mahong/Morung Photos) DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 14 (MExN): The XXXII Nagaland Police-Duty-cum-Sports & Athletic Meet kicked off with much fanfare at the NAPTC Stadium, Chumukedima Monday, November 14. Chief Secretary to the Government of Nagaland, Lalthara
  • 8 outside, 7 local teams to vie for 20th Royal Gold Cup 2011
    Kohima | November 13 : The prestigious 20th edition of Royal Gold Cup 2011 under the aegis of Royal Club Kohima and sponsored by Nagaland State AIDS Control Society will commence from November 16 till December 1 at the Kohima Local Ground.Altogether, 8 team from outside the state and 7 local teams have confirmed their participation.The outside team included IAM FC, Imphal, Manipur, Betul Oil, Betul, Madhya Pradesh, TT Aizawl FC, Aizwal, Mizoram, Dengzong Boys, Gangtok, Sikkim, Kankre F
  • ISKF-India colour belt grading test conducted
    Dimapur, November 12 (MExN): The Main Branch Dojo of International Shito Ryu Karate Federation-Indian (ISKF-India) conducted the colour belt grading test at Calvary Mission School, Sangtamtilla on November 10, where 37 karatekas participated with Sensei T.Sangtam, 4th Dan, Technical Director of Karate-Do Association of Nagaland and the President of ISKF-India as the chief examiner. A press note received here issued by Thsathriba, chief instructor, San Dan-AIKF, Main Branch Dojo, Nagala
  • KRSA Annual Sports Meet from Nov 14
    Dimapur, November 11 (MExN):  The Khuova Range Sports Association (KRSA) will be organizing its 13th Annual Sports Meet 2011 from November 14 to 19 at Tenyiphe I Village Local Ground with a Motto on “Kenuosi Vikehie.”  KRSA Vice President, Zhovi We-o in a press note said that Zhaleo Rio (I.A.S) Secretary, PHED & Fisheries, Government of Nagaland has consented to grace the sports as chief guest and Dr. P. Mor, Deputy Kilonser, Ministry of Kilo Affairs, GPRN has
  • NPL NEARS CLUBS FORMATION
    The NPL management today disclosed that the registration for clubs to participate in the auction has closed. The last date as mentioned in earlier reports was the 9th of November. The auction for the all clubs barring the two Dimapur slots will be held on the 16th of November. In a joint decision taken by Joseph Sumi, Dimapur District Football Association President and Asalie Peseyie, CEO of NPL, the two Dimapur slots will be decided only around the second week of December after the DD
  • Day 2 Results of Niathu Sports Festival 4th to 6th Nov’11
    1.    Billiards Quarter Finalsa.    Martin VsHowoto    (101 by 93.)b.    Mathew PienyuVsJNeithi    (104 by 90.)c.    LimaVsJustin    (102 by 32.)d.    WatiJamirVsAba Peki    (57 by 103.)Semi Final    1st Frame    2nd Frame    3rdMathew Pienyu    50    25    29VsLim
  • Format for qualification of teams for NPL
    Dimapur, November 5 (MExN): “Having received tremendous response for the auctioning of teams, the management of the Nagaland Premier League (NPL) after much speculation has now revealed the format for the qualification into the league,” stated a press note received here today.  The 10 slots for teams to be inducted into the inaugural NPL have been divided elaborately.  From the 10 earmarked slots, 2 slots will be awarded to the districts of Dimapur, Kohima and Mok
  • Nagaland hosts first ever national Karate c’ship
    DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 4 (MExN): National Open Karate-Do Championship organised by ISKF-Kanglei Shito Ryu Karate-Do Assocaition, Nagaland commenced Friday, November 4 at the indoor badmintion stadium (State Stadium), Dimapur. Held under the aegis of International Shito Ryu Karate-Do Federation, India Branch and approved by All India Karate-Do Federation (AIKF), a total of around 150 competitors from various parts of the country are taking part in the tournament. The competitors comprise of
  • Niathu sports festival underway
    Players in action at the opening match of the Neithou Sport Festival at Chumkidema, Nagaland on Friday, November 04. (Photo by Caisii Mao)DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 4 (MExN): The second edition of Niathu Sports Festival, organized by Niathu Privilege Club, kicked off Friday with last year’s festival champion Assam Terriers beating Global Open University in two straight sets (25-19 and 25-17) in the men’s volleyball.In women’s volleyball, Lamkang Snu Lop Dimapur also outplayed
  • AR PROMOTES WOMEN FOOTBALL
    28 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (South) organized the Borchand Singh Memorial Manipur University Inter College Football Tournament (Women) 2011-12” in conjunction with Manipur college on 07 Oct 2011 at Pishumlampak Ground near Singjamei. The tournament was inaugurated, Commander 9 Sector AR. A total of seven teams are participating in the tournament which will end on 10 Oct 11.Such efforts which will go a long way in building a friendly relationship and ushering an era
  • IIM Shillong initiates talk on sports development
    Shillong, November 4 (Agencies): IIM Shillong through the Centre for Development of North Eastern Region (CEDNER) organized a half day Stakeholders Discussion on “Effective Sports Management: A Catalyst for Performance” in the institute campus on November 4. Key office bearers from all the Sports Associations in Meghalaya participated in the discussion.Welcoming the participants, Prof. Ashoke K Dutta, Director of IIM Shillong, highlighted this event as a part of the institu
  • CS to grace Niathu Sports Festival closing function
    Kohima, November 4 (DIPR): Chief Secretary Nagaland, Lalthara, IAS will grace the closing function of the on going Niathu Sports Festival at Niathu Resort, Chumukedima on November 6 at 5 pm. The sports festival is being hosted by Niathu Resort and organised by Niathu Privilage Clube in collaboration with the Department of Youth Resources & Sports, Nagaland Tennis Association, Nagaland Volleyball Association, Nagaland Snooker & Billards Association and Diampur District Spo
  • 5th Peren district legislature trophy 2011 underway
    Peren, November 4 (DIPR): The Minister for Planning and Co-ordination, Evaluation, Vety. & A.H. and Parliamentary Affairs, Nagaland T. R. Zeliang inaugurated the 5th Peren District Legislature Trophy (PDLT) 2011 on November 3 at Peren Town, local ground. Speaking at the inaugural function, the Minister congratulated the Peren District Referee Association and the Tournament Board for the successful conduct of the past four Legislators Tournament and extended his appreciation for org
  • Candidates selected for admission into Sports Academy IG Stadium
    Kohima, November 3 (MExN): The Directorate of Youth Resources & Sports has declared the candidates selected in archery discipline for admission into the Sports Academy, Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima.The selection was done on merit basis out of the interview held on October 27 at IG Stadium, Kohima for the session 2011-12.Selected players (Boys): Neisalhou Pienyü- Chedema model village, Tokivi- Lokobo village, Namdwayi- Ngwalwa village, Nuvozo Tetseo- Thipuzu village, Kelevilie
  • DAKT Annual Sports Carnival concludes
    Boys volley ball match in action during the annual sports carnival organised by the Delhi Ao kaketshir Telongjem on October 27 at the Central Civil Services Sports Complex, New Delhi. (DIPR Photo) Kohima, November 3 (DIPR): The two day Annual Sports Carnival organized by the Delhi Ao Kaketshir Telongjem, (Delhi Ao Student Union-DAKT) concluded on October 27 at the Central Civil Services Sports Complex, New Delhi with Director, Tax Research Unit, Ministry of Finance, Limatula Yaden
  • 12TH NSF MARTYRS MEMORIAL TROPHY 2011
    OCTOBER 24 MATCH 3rd Quater Finals Time: 2:00 PM*Lamkang Students’ Union vs Tangkhul Students' Union
  • DIMAPUR DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCATION FIXTURE INTER CLUB CRICKET TOURNAMENT 2011
    24.10.11(Mon)    (A) Kachari CC VS Wiskers CC    (D) Blue Star CC VS Xineth25.10.11(Tue)    (C) Dimapur CC VS Victoria CC    (F) Dominant CC VS Lomithi CC26.10.11(Wed)    (E) Sovima CC VS Scarlet CC    (B) Flamingo CC VS N. Market CC27.10.11(Thru)    Winner of A Vs Winner Of B    Winner of A Vs Welstar CC (G)28.10.11(Fri)    Winner of C VS Winner of D&#
  • Inter-departmental badminton tourney concludes
    Wokha District Administrators with the trophy winners of the 2nd inter-departmental Badminton Tourney.   Dimapur, October 23 (MExN): The 2nd Inter-Departmental Badminton Tourney jointly organized by Wokha District Administration and Wokha District Badminton Association concluded on October 22, 2011. A press note issued by Dr. Robin Mozhui, President WDBA stated that altogether 13 departments under Wokha District participated in the tournament. In the finals, NEEPCO Hydel Elec