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DYO felicitates winners of ASA Wrestling Meet

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb.21 (EMN): The winners of the recently concluded 48th Angami Sports Association (ASA) Wrestling Meet including Menuosetuo Yiese (champion), Kezhaseluo-o Pienyu (first runner-up) and Seyiekhrietuo Yiese (second runner-up) ...

21 Feb 2020

Nagaland win Women’s Senior and U-19 One Day Trophy

Dimapur, Feb. 21 (EMN): The Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) in an update on Friday stated that Nagaland beat Mizoram by eight wickets at the ongoing Women’s Senior One Day Trophy at Siechem stadium in Puducherry on Friday, Feb. 21. Mizoram after...

21 Feb 2020

Federer withdraws from French Open after knee surgery

Zurich, Feb. 20 (IANS): Swiss tennis great Roger Federer on Thursday announced that he will be giving the French Open a miss this year after undergoing a knee surgery. The 38-year-old said in a social media post that he had an arthroscopic surgery on...

20 Feb 2020

Sindhu, Saurabh win ESPN India’s player of year award

New Delhi, Feb. 20 (IANS): Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu and shooter Saurabh Chaudhary bagged the female and male sportsperson of the year in the ESPN India Annual Multi-Sport Awards announced on Thursday. Sindhu, who became the first Indian player t...

20 Feb 2020

MotoGP world champ Marquez extends Honda contract till 2024

Paris, Feb. 20 (PTI/AFP): MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has extended his contract with Honda until the end of 2024, the Japanese team announced Thursday. “Honda Racing Corporation are delighted to announce six-time MotoGP world champion Ma...

20 Feb 2020

Trebuchet wins 4th Master Shield Trophy

Our Correspondent Mokokchung, Feb. 20 (EMN): Trebuchet clinched the 4th Master Shield Trophy after beating defending champions Vincent in the final match at Imkongmeren Sports Complex in Mokokchung on Thursday, Feb. 20. Trebuchet, who came prepared f...

20 Feb 2020

Müleciyi Vadeo is Chakhesang Wrestling Association U-16 champion

Our Correspondent Phek, Feb. 19 (EMN): Müleciyi Vadeo won the Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) U-16 wrestling championship on Wednesday at Phek town. 16-year-old Vadeo who represented Chozuba Range Wrestling Association (CRWA) is from Rünguzu...

19 Feb 2020

Women’s One Day Trophy: Nagaland beat Arunachal by eight wickets

Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): An update from the Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) informed that Nagaland beat Arunachal Pradesh by eight wickets at the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy match at CAP ground-2 in Puducherry on Wed. Feb. 19. Arunachal Pradesh...

19 Feb 2020

Neizo Belho wins Sekrenyi Open Air Rifle Competition

Our Correspondent Kohima, Feb. 19 (EMN): Neizo Belho emerged champion of the third edition of Open Sekhrenyi Air Rifle Shooting Competition organised by Kohima Air Rifle Club and T Khel Peli Union at Tsütuonuomia (T) Khel in Kohima village on Wednes...

19 Feb 2020

Hebron HSS lift Inter-School U-15 cricket trophy

Dimapur, Feb. 19 (EMN): Hebron Higher Secondary School (HHSS) won the Dimapur District Cricket Association (DDCA) Inter-School U-15 cricket tournament after defeating SD Jain Higher Secondary School (SDJHSS) by nine wickets at the Nagaland Cricket As...

19 Feb 2020

Lt. Emi Merry memorial women tournament concludes

Our Correspondent Wokha, Feb. 19 (EMN): The Lt. Emi Merry (IAS) memorial women tournament concluded at Wokha local ground on Wednesday with Tsumang and Wokha Town Yanthamo Eloe Ekhung emerging champions in football and volleyball respectively. Tsuman...

19 Feb 2020

Atletico Madrid hold Liverpool 1-0 in first leg of Champions tie

Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS): Atletico Madrid defied predictions by jumping out to an early lead and hanging on to stymie holders Liverpool 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League knockout stage tie. Though the real test will come in the March 11 sec...

19 Feb 2020

Pujara signs up with English county Gloucestershire

London, Feb. 19 (PTI): India Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara was on Wednesday signed up by Gloucestershire for the first six matches of the English County Championship starting April 12. Pujara is one of the key players in the Indian Test team, pro...

19 Feb 2020

Sunil wins gold in Asian Wrestling Championships

Before Sunil, Pappu Yadav had won the 48kg Greco-Roman title in 1993. Sunil with his comprehensive defence, was able to keep Salidinov at bay for most part of the bout. Salidinov did not have any answer to the Indian’s strategy and finally went...

19 Feb 2020

Venuzo Dawhuo is Chakhesang Wrestling Association champion

Our Correspondent Phek, Feb. 18 (EMN): Reigning champion Venuzo Dawhuo defended his Chakhesang wrestling title by defeating former champion Vevohu Swuro in the final bout to lift the coveted 27th wrestling tournament of Chakhesang Wrestling Associati...

18 Feb 2020

Legendary Tendulkar receives best Laureus sporting moment

Berlin, Feb. 18 (PTI): Batting great Sachin Tendulkar being carried on the shoulders of his teammates after India’s World Cup triumph at home in 2011 was voted the Laureus best sporting moment in the last 20 years. With the backing of Indian cr...

18 Feb 2020

Schedule and Official Slogan Launched for FIFA U-17 Women’s WC

New Delhi, Feb. 18 (IANS): The stage is set for the future stars of women’s football as the match schedule and host cities for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 were unveiled by FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) on Tu...

18 Feb 2020

It’s going to be very big if we win T20 WC — Harmanpreet Kaur

Sydney, Feb. 17 (IANS): India captain Harmanpreet Kaur believes her team is growing “day by day” and are in a positive state of mind ahead of the T20 World Cup which gets underway this week. India will begin their tournament campaign agai...

17 Feb 2020

Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain

Johannesburg, Feb. 17 (IANS): Faf du Plessis has stepped down from South Africa captaincy in Tests and T20Is effective immediately, Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Monday. “When I took over the leadership, I did so with the commitment t...

17 Feb 2020

La Liga: Real Madrid battles Celta Vigo to 2-2 draw

Madrid, Feb. 17 (IANS): A fabulous pass by Denis Suarez to Santi Mina for an on-the-road goal for Celta Vigo just four minutes before the final whistle mangled Real Madrid’s hopes of emerging from contest with a sixth consecutive win, once agai...

17 Feb 2020

LirunaS Morning Premier League kicks off

Dimapur, Feb. 17 (EMN): The 6th season of Morning Premier League (MPL), called LirunaS Morning Premier League for this year, kicked off at D- Khel ground, Seikhazou on Monday, February 17. Altogether 10 teams–Morning FC, Mustang FC, All Blacks,...

17 Feb 2020

Fit-again Sania Mirza to return to action at Dubai Open

Dubai, Feb. 17 (IANS): Returning from a calf injury, Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza is set to take part in the ongoing Dubai Open on Wednesday. Sania Mirza had to cut short her campaign at the Australia Open in January due to the injury. “...

17 Feb 2020

Blind football training camp concludes in Dimapur

Our Reporter Dimapur, Feb. 16 (EMN): The Nagaland Blind Football (NBF) demonstration and training camp concluded on Sunday, February 16 at the Don Bosco Higher Secondary School ground in Dimapur. The two-day camp was organised by the State Disability...

16 Feb 2020

‘Mega Marathon Manipur’ held in Manipur

Our Correspondent Imphal, Feb. 16 (EMN): The 13th edition of ‘Mega Marathon Manipur’ organised by the United People’s Front Manipur under the aegis of the Athletic Association of Manipur (AAM) was conducted in Imphal on Sunday. The ‘Mega Mara...

16 Feb 2020

Frank Lampard wants young Chelsea players to rise and shine

London, Feb. 16 (IANS): In his maiden season as Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard has made it clear that he is looking at his young guns to make it count as the team looks to finish in the top four in the league. Having failed to acquire experienced pla...

16 Feb 2020