Sports

  • BCCI under -19 trophy
    Dimapur, January  20 (MExN):  In the last league match of the ongoing BCCI U-19 associate members trophy for the East Zone at Chattisgarh, Nagaland defeated Arunachal pradesh by 4 wkts. ScoreboardArunachal Pradesh -207 for 8 wkts in 50 overs(Teliabho-53,Kamsa Yangto-51,G.gautam-44 runs) For Nagaland-(Aosashi-3 wkts, Ajay gautam-2 wkts,Bashir-2 wkts)Nagaland-221 for 6 wkts in 45.3 overs(Chubonthung-35,Mayank-116 not out,Badal Das-38 runs)For Arunachal Pradesh - (Ashok kumar-2
  • 18th Sports Meet of NASA Group ‘D’ commences
    NTTU president Kevise Sogotsu being introduced to the players on the inaugural football match of the 18th NASA Group ‘D’ sports meet, on Tuesday. Dimapur, January 19 (MExN): The 18th Sports Meet of the Northern Angami Sports Association (NASA) Group ‘D’, kicked off on Tuesday at Botsa village ground, with president of Nagaland Timber Traders’ Union, Kevise Sogotsu, as the chief guest and Chiechama Village Council chairman, Kevisilie Rüpreo as gue
  • Jalukie block tourney begins
    Dimapur, January 19 (MExN): The 7th Block tournament of Jalukie town, organised by the Jalukie Town Youth Organisation (JTYO) began today in High School Ground, Jalukie. Revived again after the last tournament held in 1996, the event saw a huge turnout of crowd, well-wishers and sporting personalities from the valley. Speaking on the occasion as Chief Guest, Chuba Longkumer, BDO Tening, who was also a veteran footballer from Jalukie, emphasized on the need to reconsider on the importan
  • JHM Trophy from Feb 8-16
    Dimapur, January 19 (MExN): The JHM Trophy Board is organizing the 6th edition of Late. Jangngul Hangsing Memorial Trophy (JHM Trophy) from February 8 to 16, 2011 at New Chalkot Village, Peren district, Nagaland. A press note informed that the football tournament is open for all the Kuki’s of Nagaland. Therefore, the organizing committee invites all the teams/ clubs of villages and town of the Kuki’s of Nagaland to participate in the coming tournament. The note also mention
  • 7th AAGB’sA running football tournament concludes
    Dimapur, January 18 (MExN): The 7th Akuluto Area GB’s Association running football tournament which was sponsored and organized by Sports Council Akuluto from January 12 to 14 concluded successfully.  Sports Council Akuluto, President, Vikheho Achumi informed in a press release that the Champion trophy went to Incarnate Club of Lumitsami Village winning a cash prize of rupees 15,000 and merit certificate. The 1st and 2nd runners up went to Golden Age Club of Lumami and Megat
  • ASA games meet 2011
    Kohima, January 18 (MExN): The Angami Sports Association is organizing its 40th Athletic- cum- Games Meet 2011 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium from February 1 to 3. The four regions consisting of CSA, NASA, SASA & WASA will be taking part in the meet. All the teams have been requested to report on January 31 at I.G Stadium, Kohima.
  • WSSA Sports Meet Summary
    Match report of January 18 (Tuesday) of 12th Western Sumi Sports Association meet 2011 being held at Suhoi village Football (men’s): 1st Match Kuhoxu-3 Aghunaqa-12nd Match Aqahuto ‘A’-1 Laghilato ‘B’-13rd Match Phuhoto-2 Suhoi-04th Match Kuhoxu-1 Aqahuto ‘B’-1Volleyball (men’s)Aghunaqa ‘A’(Tokishe) defeated AqahutoVolleyball (women’s)1st Match Sunito ‘A’ def Ahozhe ‘A’2nd Match Hezulho def K. Heto
  • Brotherhood CC to clash with Halcyon Days in Mkg Inter-Club tourney
    Mokokchung, January 18 (MExN): The stage is set. Brotherhood Cricket Club will face Halcyon Days tomorrow in the final match of the 21st Inter-club Cricket Tournament organized by the Mokokchung District Cricket Association (MDCA). Halcyon Days today beat Wolverine Cricket Club, the defending champions by 6 wickets in their last Super Six league game to move in to the final match, a berth they have attained only once before. Wolverine after winning the toss elected to bat first but the
  • Azheto kicks off WSSA sports championship
    Azheto Zhimomi declaring the 12th meet of Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) got off to a flying start this morning at Suhoi village of Kuhuboto area on January 17. (Morung Photo) Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): The 12th meet of Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) got off to a flying start this morning at Suhoi village of Kuhuboto area. The meet is being organized under the theme “to communicate the universe”. Shri. Azheto Zhimomi, MLA and Advisor, Sericulture and C
  • Chakhroma sports asss athletics induction
    Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): Tenyiphe-1 Youth Organisation will host the Chakhroma sports association (CSA) Athletics 2011 Induction meet at Tenyiphe -1 local ground from 18-19 January 2011. The induction, which begins at 10.00 am on 18th January 2011, will be preceded with an invocation by Keneiselie Dominic, touring Catechist and   exhortation by Rüüngunyü Meyase, Village Council Chairman, Tenyiphe-1 village. 40 federating units under CSA will be participating
  • BCCI U-19 Trophy match summary
    Chattisgarh, January 17 (MExN): In the ongoing BCCI U-19 Associate members trophy for East Zone held at Chattisgarh, Nagaland lost to last year’s champion Chattisgarh by 7 wkts. Nagaland captain Ao-sashi won the toss for the first time in the tournament and elected to bat, but could manage only 102 runs in 39.3 overs against a strong spin attack of the host team.ScoreNagaland- 102 all out in 39.3 overs (Badal Das- 18, Chubonthong-19, Akrieto-20)for Chattisgarh-Ashwarya- 3 wkts, G
  • 49th SASA athletic meet concludes
    Commissioner & Secretary N.N. Zhasa with SASA officials and winner team Viswema Youth Organisation during the closing of the 49th SASA athletics meet. (DIPR Photo) Viswema, January 17 (DIPR): The 49th SASA athletics meet which kick started from January 13 to 15, 2011 at John Government High School Viswema with the motto ‘Send all athletes up’ concluded on January 15, 2011 with Commissioner & Secretary Soil & Water Conservation, Labour & Employment, N.N.
  • Girima Assefa wins Mumbai Marathon
    Ethiopia's Girima Assefa reacts after winning the Mumbai Marathon in Mumbai on Sunday. (AP Photos) MUMBAI, January 16 (AGENCIES): Ethiopian male marathoners relished cooler morning conditions to lower the course records at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011. Boto Segaye Wolde remained in the picture till the last lung-bursting run to the tape, beaten to second place (two hours, nine minutes, 57 seconds) by countryman Girima Assefa (2:09:54). Kenyan Patrick Muriuki (2:10:0
  • India beat South Africa by 1 run
    India's bowler Munaf Patel, center, takes a stump as he celebrates after taking the winning run of South Africa's batsman Wayne Parnell, left, during the second One Day International cricket match at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 15. India won by one run. (AP Photo) JOHANNESBURG, January 16 (PTI): Munaf Patel led India's stunning comeback as the visitors eked out a narrow one-run win over South Africa in a nail-biting finish in the second one-day i
  • Magnificent Watson hauls down England
    Melbourne, January 16 (AGENCIES): A world-class Shane Watson century and some vital pinch hitting from Michael Hussey and Cameron White has helped Australia to a six-wicket win over England in the first one-day international at the MCG.With Australia bogged down by extremely tight bowling, Hussey (21 off 15) joined centurion Watson (161 not out) after the English bowlers had pinned down the out-of-form Michael Clarke (36) and quickly dismissed pinch hitter Steve Smith (5).Hussey made i
  • 'Tendulkar’s influence goes much beyond cricket'
    Indian soccer captain Baichung Bhutia celebrates after scoring. Bhutia was the first Indian to play professional football in Europe. (AP Photo)Doha, January 16 (PTI): The influence of iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar transcends any sport in India and national football captain Bhaichung Bhutia says he draws inspiration from him to bring laurels for the country.India coach Bob Houghton had compared Bhutia with Tendulkar for the influence both the players have in their respective nationa
  • Nadal and Federer battle history
    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal celebrate a point win during a charity tennis event, "Rally for Relief" on Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Sunday. The event is being held to raise money for the flood disaster that has caused 26 deaths in Australia's northeast since late November, with 14 others are missing, most of them from a flash flood that hit towns west of Brisbane last Monday. (AP Photo) MELBOURNE, January 16 (AFP): Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have history agains
  • Sania to open against formidable Henin
    BANGALORE, January 16 (Agencies): Sania Mirza blasted her way into the main draw of the Australian Open on Sunday, but has come up against the mountain in former world No. 1 Justine Henin of Belgium.The 24-year-old Indian, however, has nothing to lose against the seven-time Grand Slam champion in Monday's show court engagement and will go out swinging.Sania, who has played most of the top guns on the women's Tour, hasn't faced the crafty 28-year-old before. "I couldn't have imagin
  • 49th SASA Athletic meet concludes
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The 49th SASA athletes meet which kick started from 13-15 at John Govt. High school Viswema with the motto "Send all Athletes up" concluded today with N.N. Zhasa Commissioner & Secretary Soil & water conservation, labour & Employment as the guest of honour. Gracing the closing function, Zhasa lauded the organisers for taking all the initiatives for the success of the meet. He also appreciated the village elders and govt. officials, fron
  • 3rd Sumi Hoho inter area football tournament
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The 3rd Sumi Hoho inter area football tournament 2011 will be held from February 1 to 5 at Atoizu Town, hosted by Atoizu Area Sports Association. The tournament will have kikheto Y Sema, Additional Secretary, Government of Nagaland as the chief guest and Kitoho S. Rotokha, general secretary Sumi Hoho as the guest of honour.