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Marquez cruises to win in Japan; Honda clinch constructors’ title

By   /  October 20, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Marquez cruises to win in Japan; Honda clinch constructors’ title

Motegi (Japan), Oct. 20 (IANS): Reigning world champion Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda on Sunday won his 10th title of the 2019 season in Motegi, Japan. This is his fourth victory on the trot this season and with this, he has ensured that Honda win the Constructors’ title. Marquez, who started in pole position at […]

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Some at Barcelona didn’t want Neymar to return—Messi

By   /  October 20, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Some at Barcelona didn’t want Neymar to return—Messi

Barcelona, Oct. 20 (IANS): Spanish club FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has accused some of his club members at Camp Nou of being against re-signing Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain this summer. “We talk to Neymar often. We still have a WhatsApp group with Luis (Suarez)”, Messi told Argentina’s Radio Metro, as quoted by ESPNFC. Barcelona […]

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Virat Kohli to skip T20I series against B’desh

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Virat Kohli to skip T20I series against B’desh

New Delhi, Oct. 19 (IANS): India skipper Virat Kohli is set to skip the T20Is against Bangladesh as he has been playing non-stop since the ODIs against Australia in March. Workload management of the players has been a priority with the team under Kohli and while most of the senior players have had a break […]

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After Nikhat, Pinki questions rule tweak to accommodate Mary Kom

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on After Nikhat, Pinki questions rule tweak to accommodate Mary Kom

New Delhi, Oct. 19 (IANS): Boxer Pinki Jangra has backed Nikhat Zareen’s demand for a fair trial for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and wondered why the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) was tweaking the rules and favouring six-time champion Mary Kom. Speaking to IANS, Pinki said, “On Thursday, I came to know that Mary Kom […]

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Olympic medallist asks ‘who is Nikhat Zareen’

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Olympic medallist asks ‘who is Nikhat Zareen’

New Delhi, Oct. 19 (IANS):  A day after boxer Nikhat Zareen wrote to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju asking for a fair opportunity, Mary Kom said she does not know Nikhat Zareen. “Who is Nikhat Zareen, I don’t know her. I am really shocked by all this. I have won eight World Championship medals, including six […]

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Ranchi Test: Rohit, Rahane help India recover after early collapse

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Ranchi Test: Rohit, Rahane help India recover after early collapse

Ranchi, Oct. 19 (IANS): A brilliant century from Rohit Sharma, who was well supported by vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, helped India get past early jitters and take a commanding position on Day 1 of the third and final Test against South Africa at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday. With bad light forcing an early end to […]

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Manpreet, Rani to lead Indian teams at Olympic Qualifiers

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Manpreet, Rani to lead Indian teams at Olympic Qualifiers

New Delhi, Oct. 19 (IANS): Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal will lead the respective Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams at the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers scheduled to take place on November 1st and 2nd at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The two teams are scheduled to take part in the two-legged Qualifiers where the […]

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Martyrs’ Trophy: Centurions FC win championship title again

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Martyrs’ Trophy: Centurions FC win championship title again

Our Correspondent Kohima, Oct. 19 (EMN): Defending champions Centurions FC retained the NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy title by defeating Viswemi FC 2-0 in the final match at Khuochiezie local ground, Kohima on October 19. Centurions took an early lead after Vekhruto Resu scored a goal just 5 minutes into the game. Yhunshalo Kemp scored the […]

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Loyem Memorial Trophy: Nyenshen FC beat Tiaren FC

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Loyem Memorial Trophy: Nyenshen FC beat Tiaren FC

Dimapur, Oct. 19 (EMN): The match between Hügel Hifler Junior and United Saksi FC ended in a goalless draw at the ongoing 27th Loyem Memorial Trophy 2019 on October 12. This was informed by the organisers of the tournament through an update made available to the media on Saturday. In the second match of the […]

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Table Tennis C’ship to be held in Kohima

By   /  October 19, 2019  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Table Tennis C’ship to be held in Kohima

Dimapur, Oct. 19 (EMN): The Kohima Table Tennis Association has announced that it will organise the 9th Edition of the Kohima District Table Tennis Championship from October 29 to the 31st at Table Tennis Stadium, Kohima. The association has informed through a press release that the tournament will witness active participation of veterans, including former […]

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