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Northern Angami T-20 cricket bash begins

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Lower Bayavü Giants, Zienuobadze High Flyers register easy wins Our Correspondent Kohima, March 29 (EMN): Lower Bayavü Giants and Zienuobadze High Flyers registered easy wins in their respective games at the ongoing 4th 10-Northern Angami-1 T-20 Bash 2017 at Kohima Village ground, Ziekezuo on Wednesday. The tournament is organised by Brotherhood Group under the theme […]

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Baptist High School sports week underway

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Our Correspondent Kohima, March 29 (EMN): The three-day annual sports meet of Baptist High School, Kohima got underway today at D Khel local ground. The special guest, Deo Nukhu, parliamentary secretary for Higher and Technical Education addressing the student said that sports activities discipline a person, and ‘to stay healthy and maintain a clean habit, […]

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Titans lead by 263 at end of day 2

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Raj Verma Memorial Trophy Mokokchung, March 29 (EMN): The second day in the ongoing Raj Verma Memorial Trophy started with Skylark continuing to bat who were trailing by 12 runs with one wicket to spare chasing a target of 131 runs set by the Titans. Skylark lost their last wicket for 141 runs.

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Mohammad Irfan banned for a year, admits to fixing approach

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Karachi, March 29 (PTI): Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan was today slapped with a one-year ban and fined USD 1,000 after he admitted to have failed in reporting a spot-fixing approach by bookmakers during the Pakistan Super League. “You are aware that on March 14th the board called in and suspended me on the basis of […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo gets airport named after him in Madeira

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Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo stands past a bust presented during a ceremony where Madeira's airport in Funchal is to be renamed after Cristiano Ronaldo, on Madeira island, on March 29, 2017.
Madeira airport, the birthplace of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, was renamed today in honor of the quadruple Ballon d'or and captain of the Portuguese team sacred European champion last summer. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONGFRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 2220 ORIG FILE ID: AFP_N337J

Funchal (Portugal), March 29 (IANS): Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was on Wednesday given a special tribute when the airport of the city of Funchal at his home state of Madeira was named after him. During an event that saw the airport change its name officially, the Real Madrid star forward said: “I know that […]

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Phek to host veteran football tournament

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Dimapur, March 29 (EMN): The forthcoming 8th edition of the Nagaland Veteran Football championship 2017 will be held from April 6-10, 2017 at Phek Town and hosted by the Phek District Veteran Football Association (PDVFA).

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Jalukie valley tournament

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Dimapur, March 29 (EMN): The final match of the 12th Jalukie Valley Youth Organisation (JVYO) tourney will be played between Flamingos Football Club and New Jalukie Red on April 1 2017 at Jalukie B village Local Ground, a press release issued by Ahiabe Chuilo, General Secretary of the Organisation stated.

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Sports Ministry promotes football in parliament

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New Delhi, March 29 (IANS): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports distributed footballs among Members of Parliament to promote the Mission XI Million Programme for taking the game across India in the run up to the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be hosted in October.

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Neymar on target as Brazil rout Paraguay 3-0

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20:  Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring the winning penalty in the penalty shoot out during the Men's Football Final between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana Stadium on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Sao Pualo, March 29 (IANS): Goals from Philippe Coutinho, Neymar and Marcelo fired Brazil to a 3-0 victory over Paraguay in their World Cup qualifier here as the Selecao extended their winning run to eight matches. The result at Corinthians Arena here on Tuesday lifted Brazil to 33 points from 14 matches and all but […]

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No problem playing under Maxwell in IPL despite tiff: Saha

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Kolkata, March 29 (IANS): A day after India captain Virat Kohli said that he and his teammates are no longer friends with Australian cricketers, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha said that he would have no problem playing under Glenn Maxwell for Kings XI Punjab in the ensuing IPL and will have to abide by the decisions he […]

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