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Sarita to take on Hungarian Zsofia Bedo in professional debut

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Imphal, Jan.12: After creating history for being the first ever female boxer from India to step into the world of professional boxing, Arjuna Awardee and former world Champion Laishram Sarita Devi will make her professional debut against the seasoned pro Zsofia Bedo of Hungary, a veteran of 59 professional bouts at Khuman Lampak Sports complex […]

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Naga kick-boxers win 3 Gold and 2 Silver

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Dimapur, Jan.12: Kick-boxers from the state won 3 Gold and 2 Silver at the 6th Indian Association of Kickboxing Organisation (IAKO) held at Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from January 5-8 stated a press release received from the association.

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Lotha Football Championship: EYL and FUFC win on the 2nd day

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E'Khel (white) and Okotso SC (green) players vying for the ball.

Wokha, Jan.12: The second day of the Lotha football championship witnessed three exciting matches with a total of 11 goals scored. In the first match, 2015 runners up Lower E’Khel drew with tournament debutant Okotso FC 3-3. Okotso FC drew first blood through Pintok in the 9th minute which was doubled by Mhathung (14), Mhabemo […]

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Brotherhood CC and Titans CC registers easy wins

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Brotherhood CC(Green) and Sovran Kings (Black) praying before the start of the match.

Dimapur, Jan. 12: Day eight of the MDCA Inter Club T20 Cricket Tournament played at Imkongmeren Sports complex witnessed two matches on Thursday. Brotherhood CC took on Sovran Kings and Titans CC took on DC XI. In the first match of the day Brotherhood CC after having won the toss and electing to bat first […]

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Iyer’s 82 drives Mumbai to 208-3 in Ranji final 2nd inning

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Indore, Jan.12: Shreyas Iyer’s 82 helped defending champions Mumbai fight back as they reached 208 for three in their second innings after allowing Gujarat to take a 100-run first-innings lead on the third day of the Ranji Trophy cricket final here on Thursday. Iyer found a perfect foil in former captain Suryakumar Yadav (45 not […]

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Bolt, Ronaldo, Murray nominated for World Sportsman of Year

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Bolt, Ronaldo, Murray nominated for World Sportsman of Year

Monte Carlo, Jan.12: The contest for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award promises to be one of the most competitive ever with the likes of Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andy Murray contesting for top honours. The nominees for the World Sportsman of the Year award also include 5k and 10k Olympic champion […]

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Messi free-kick goal puts Barca in Copa del Rey quarters

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Messi free-kick goal puts Barca in Copa del Rey quarters

Barcelona, Jan.12: Lionel Messi scored a brilliant free-kick goal against Athletic Bilbao to book a quarterfinal berth for FC Barcelona at the Copa del Rey tournament here. The Catalans, on Wednesday came into the clash at Camp Nou having lost the first leg 1-2 but were able to rally and win 4-3 on aggregate thanks […]

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India can win a 2020 Olympic hockey medal: Germany forward Ruhr

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Christopher Ruhr

New Delhi, Jan.12: Germany’s star forward Christopher Ruhr on Thursday heaped praise on the Indian hockey team, saying the 2014 Asian Games champions are one of the best contenders for a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The two-time World Junior Player of the Year said India can also win the 2018 World Cup […]

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Supreme Court refuses to allow Jallikattu

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New Delhi, Jan.12: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to pass an interim order for allowing the bull taming sport — Jallikattu — during the Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu on Saturday. A division bench comprising justices Dipak Misra and R. Banumathi said the draft of the Jallikattu judgement has been prepared but it would […]

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Jharkhand CM faces criticism within his own party

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Ranchi, Jan. 12: It seems that all is not well in the Jharkhand BJP, particularly in Raghubar Das’s government, as voices are being raised by senior leaders and ministers from within the party against the functioning of his government. Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das is facing stiff criticism within his own party over amendment to […]

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