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Classic Cup: Rhitsho’s brace sends Head Hunters to Classic Cup final

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Classic Cup: Rhitsho’s brace sends Head Hunters to Classic Cup final

Our Correpondent Kohima, Nov. 16 (EMN): Rhitsho Mero scored a brace as Head Hunters Jakhama registered a thumping 4-0 win over Deja Vu Edition the first semi-final match to enter the final of the 24th Classic Cup played here at the Khuociezhie local ground in Kohima on Fri. Nov. 16. Deja Vu team fielded five […]

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All-India Railway basketball championship underway

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Dimapur, Nov. 16 (EMN): The 61st All-India Railway Basketball Championship (men) was inaugurated today at the Northeast Frontier Railway Indoor Stadium, in Maligaon by General Manager, N. F. Railway Construction Organisation N. K. Prasad who was the chief guest at the event. The event is hosted by N. F. Railway Sports Association, which is also […]

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167 against Australia gave me confidence – VVS Laxman

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Hyderabad, Nov. 16 (IANS): While the epic inning of 281 against Australia at Eden Gardens is what defines V.V.S. Laxman, but it is knock of 167 against the same team at Sydney which is close to the heart of the former Indian cricketer. The stylish batsman revealed this at the release of his autobiography ‘281 […]

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Rookie Manisha outclasses two-time bronze medallist Christina Cruz

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New Delhi, Nov. 16 (PTI): Rookie boxer Manisha Moun punched above her weight to outclass Christina Cruz of the United States in a unanimous verdict to advance to the 54kg pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA Women’s World Championships here on Friday. The 20-year-old Haryana boxer, who was making her debut in the World Championships, was in […]

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Srikanth, Sameer crash out of Hong Kong Open

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Kowloon (Hong Kong), Nov. 16 (IANS): Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma lost their respective men’s singles quarter-final matches to bow out of the Hong Kong Open here on Friday. The fourth seed Srikanth lost to eighth seed Kenta Nishimoto of Japan 21-17, 21-13 in straight games while Sameer went down to local player […]

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I-League: Sandro double strike helps Chennai beat Aizawl

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Aizwal, Nov. 16 (IANS): Chennai City FC extended their lead at the top of the I-League standings, getting their fourth win as Sandro Rodriguezs two second half strikes helped them beat hosts Aizawl FC 2-1 here on Friday. Chennai now have 13 points from five games, seven points clear of second placed East Bengal and […]

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Federer cruises past Anderson to reach last-4 of ATP Finals

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London, Nov. 16 (IANS): Roger Federer booked his place in the last four of the ATP Finals, tennis’ elite season-ending event, with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over big-serving South African Kevin Anderson. It was the Swiss great’s second straight win at this indoor hard-court tournament after a stunning loss in his first round-robin match in […]

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Women’s WorldT20: Indian ride spinners’ show to beat Ireland and make semis

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Georgetown (Guyana), Nov. 16 (IANS): India rode their spinners’ good show to beat Ireland with a comfortable 52-run margin and enter the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s World T20 at the Providence Stadium here on Thursday. After managing 145/6, the tweakers maintained tight leash on Irish women restricting them to 93/8 in 20 overs. Courtesy […]

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Favourites prevail on day-1 of women’s boxing world

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New Delhi, Nov. 15 (IANS): Pre-tournament favourites enjoyed easy outings even as the bout between Staridsman Anja of Australia and Cordero Hernanadez of Columbia in the lightweight category turned out to be the best on the opening day of the AIBA Womens World Boxing Championships here on Thursday. The Aussie ultimately claimed a split 3:2 […]

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Chedema stuns VNS Dimapur to enter semis

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Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov 15 (EMN): Chedema Village Youth Organisation (CVYO) scripted history in a thrill by winning against United VNS Dimapur via tie breaker 7-6 after the match ended in 2-2 draw during the stipulated time to enter the semi-final of the 24th Classic Cup on Thursday. Laiwang’s goal gave the early lead for […]

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