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Liverpool hand Man City first EPL defeat

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Liverpool hand Man City first EPL defeat

Liverpool, Jan. 15 (IANS): Liverpool ended Manchester City’s unbeaten run with a thrilling 4-3 victory in an English Premier League (EPL) encounter here. Across all competitions this season, Manchester City had only suffered one defeat prior to Sunday night, a 1-2 loss to Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk in a UEFA Champions League match on December […]

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Kohima village sports meet underway

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Kohima village sports meet underway

Kohima, Jan. 15 (EMN): After an impressive opening ceremony of the 63rd Kohima village sports meet at the Kohima local ground on Sat. evening, the sports meet entered day-one as the sports events of various discipline started on Monday at the Kohima local ground. The sports meet is hosted by Kohima Village Youth Organisation.In the […]

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Kekhriezo Nagi is champion of Western Angami ‘D’ wrestling meet

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Kekhriezo Nagi is champion of Western Angami ‘D’ wrestling meet

Kohima, Jan. 15 (EMN): Kekhriezo Nagi of Sechü Zubza became champion of the 46th Western Angami ‘D’ Sports Association (WADSA) wrestling meet held at Kiruphema local ground, Peducha village on Jan. 12. Kekhriezo lifted the title following his victory against former WADSA champ Neisakuolie Nipu in the final. On his way to lift the title, […]

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Venus crashes out, Wozniacki enters 2nd round

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Venus crashes out, Wozniacki enters 2nd round

Melbourne, Jan. 15 (IANS): Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark eased past Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets, avoiding more upsets in the first round of the women’s singles competition at the Australian Open after former champion Venus Williams crashed out in the opening match. Currently ranked World No.2, Wozniacki had her serve broken […]

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Mourinho asks Conte to apologize for row

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Mourinho asks Conte to apologize for row

Manchester, Jan. 15 (IANS): Manchester United chief coach Jose Mourinho has asked his Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte to apologize for calling him a “fake” and a “small man”. Portuguese football tactician Mourinho on Sunday said he did not start the altercation with Italian Conte. Conte, 48, had called Mourinho “senile” responding to a question whether […]

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Several peaks to scale, not just Everest—HMI

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Several peaks to scale, not just Everest—HMI

Chennai, Jan. 15 (IANS): There are several mountain peaks in the world to scale and not just Mount Everest, said a senior official of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district. He said the institute has recently decided to offer courses in mountaineering on actual cost basis to meet the increasing demand from […]

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KVSA meet opening night catches attention

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  Nagaland Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on KVSA meet opening night catches attention

Dimapur, Jan. 14 (EMN): Social media is abuzz over the inaugural ceremony of the 63rd KVSA meet 2018 which took place on Saturday night at the Kohima local ground, hosted by Kohima Village Youth Organisation (KVYO) Most comments coming from Facebook and Whatsapp were appreciative of the way the ceremonial opening programme went on at […]

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Roy stars as England beat Australia by 5 wickets in 1st ODI

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Roy stars as England beat Australia by 5 wickets in 1st ODI

Melbourne, Jan. 14 (IANS): Opener Jason Roy blasted 180 in 151 balls to hand England a comfortable five-wicket win against Australia in the first One Day International match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground here on Sunday. After opener Aaron Finch (107) guided Australia to 304/8 in their allotted 50 overs, Roy responded with a brilliant […]

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Pant ton helps Delhi crush Himachal in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tourney

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Pant ton helps Delhi crush Himachal in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tourney

New Delhi, Jan. 14 (IANS): Opener Rishabh Pant slammed 116 as Delhi outplayed Himachal Pradesh by 10 wickets in a North Zone match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament here on Sunday. Chasing 145, Pant started assaulting the Himachal bowlers right from the start. He reached the 50-run mark in just 18 balls and then […]

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Nadal, Djokovic, favourites at Australian Open, says Federer

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Nadal, Djokovic, favourites at Australian Open, says Federer

Melbourne, Jan. 14 (IANS): After last year’s inspirational five-set victory against Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final, tennis great Roger Federer looked cool, calm and confident when he addressed the media on Sunday, just one day before the 2018 tournament gets underway. But the humble Swiss star talked down any suggestion that he should […]

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