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Inter-sector relay race competition at Noklak

Dimapur, Nov. 18 (EMN): An inter-sector relay race competition on the theme “Clean Electoral Roll” will be conducted at Noklak on November 29. An update from DIPR informed that the event will be held as part of the systematic Voters’...

18 Nov 2021

Argentina, Brazil share points in World Cup qualifier

San Juan (Argentina) Nov. 17 (IANS): Argentina and Brazil maintained their unbeaten records in South America’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament with a goalless draw here on Wednesday (IST). With captain Lionel Messi playing in a deeper...

17 Nov 2021

Kontaveit sets up title clash with Muguruza in year-end WTA Finals Guadalajara

Guadalajara (Mexico), Nov. 17 (IANS): World No. 8 Anett Kontaveit of Estonia continued her blazing form at the WTA Finals Guadalajara overcoming No.4 seed from Greece Maria Sakkari 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to advance to the final and set up a title clash with f...

17 Nov 2021

Major gains for Aussies in latest ICC Rankings; no Indian bowler in top-10

Dubai, Nov. 17 (IANS): Australian spinner Adam Zampa made major gains in the ICC Player Rankings for bowlers, climbing up two spots to break into the top-three following his performance at the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE. Australian cricketers, afte...

17 Nov 2021

Bergwijn stunner leads Netherlands to World Cup qualification

The Hague, Nov. 17 (IANS): The Netherlands qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup after a 2-0 win over Norway in Rotterdam. It was D-day for both teams in De Kuip stadium on Tuesday night. The Netherlands would be certain of World Cup qualification wi...

17 Nov 2021

KDVA selects players for 18th Nagaland inter-district volleyball tournament PHOTO

Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): The Kohima District Volleyball Association (KDVA) has selected 19 players to represent the Kohima district for the forthcoming 18th Nagaland inter-district volleyball tournament 2021 to be held from November 24 to the 26th at ...

17 Nov 2021

U25 State One-day trophy: Nagaland loses by 5 wickets in opening match

Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): Nagaland lost to Manipur by five wickets in the opening match of the men’s U25 State One-day Trophy. Nagaland , having lost the toss and invited to bat first, could amass 195 runs and was all out in 47.2 overs. Fine kno...

17 Nov 2021

BCCI president Ganguly appointed chair of ICC Men’s cricket committee

Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS): BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday has been appointed as the chair of the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee. Ganguly, the former India captain, succeeds his former team-mate and India captain Anil Kumble, who stepped dow...

17 Nov 2021

‘Success no longer measured by certificates, but international medals’

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 11 (EMN): Advisor to the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Abu Metha on Thursday pointed out that in the arena of sports and games, being a champion in the state and national level is no longer good enough. “Success is no l...

11 Nov 2021

Australia, Saudi Arabia in 0-0 draw in World Cup qualifying

Sydney, Nov. 11 (AP): Australia and Saudi Arabia played to an often ill-tempered, rainy 0-0 draw on Thursday in the Socceroos’ first home match in more than two years. After winning the opening three games of the current qualifying stage, and 11 Wo...

11 Nov 2021

13th Inter-district Catch Them Young Tournament underway

Our Correspondent Kohima, Nov. 11 (EMN): The 13th Inter-district Catch Them Young Tournament is underway at Indira Gandhi Stadium (IGS) Kohima with the Advisor to Chief Minister of Nagaland, Abu Metha gracing the opening ceremony as special guest. Th...

11 Nov 2021

8th Kohima district open volleyball tournament to conclude today

Dimapur, Nov. 11 (EMN): The 8th Kohima District Open Volleyball Tournament 2021 will conclude on November 12 at Khuochiezie (Kohima Local Ground) under the aegis of Kohima District Volleyball Association (KDVA). N Bhavani Sri, Additional Deputy Commi...

11 Nov 2021

Veterans’ cricket exhibition match on Nov. 13

Dimapur, Nov. 11 (EMN): The Dimapur Ex-Cricketers Forum and Kohima Veterans Cricket Club will play an exhibition match on November 13 at Sovima Cricket Ground, Dimapur. The game will be a day and night affair and is scheduled to start at 12 noon, an ...

11 Nov 2021

Master one discipline with professionalism, says Ozukum

EM Bureau Dimapur, Nov. 9 (EMN): Minister for PWD (Housing and Mechanical) Tongpang Ozukun on Monday told the youths to pursue their dreams and master one discipline with professionalism. He said Nagas were considered ‘jack-of-all-trades but master...

09 Nov 2021

Xavi promises return to Barca values at official presentation

Barcelona, Nov. 9 (IANS): Xavi Hernandez promised hard work and discipline in his official presentation as the new coach of FC Barcelona at the Camp Nou Stadium. More than 9,500 fans were in the stands of the Camp Nou Stadium on Monday night to watch...

09 Nov 2021

T20 World Cup: Kohli promises to remain involved in decision-making even after quitting captaincy

Dubai, Nov. 8 (IANS): He will not be leading the side as captain in T20I cricket but outgoing India skipper Virat Kohli promised to be as aggressive and as involved in decision-making in the field as earlier despite representing the country in the sh...

09 Nov 2021

Djokovic avenges US Open defeat to Medvedev; captures sixth Paris Masters title

Paris, Nov. 8 (IANS): A day after he broke the tie with American legend Pete Sampras for the most number of year-end world No.1 finishes on the ATP Rankings, Serbian star Novak Djokovic recorded his fifth title of the year in Paris, taking sweet reve...

08 Nov 2021

7th Inter-departmental Badminton Tournament concludes in Peren

Dimapur, Nov. 8 (EMN): The 7th Inter-departmental Badminton Tournament of Peren district culminated on Nov. 6. The closing ceremony at Indoor Badminton Stadium, Jalukie with DC Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS, an update informed. In men’s singles,...

08 Nov 2021

NASA-D organises coaching-cum-referee clinic

Dimapur, Nov. 8 (EMN): The Northern Angami Sports Association Group-D (NASA-D) organised coaching camp and referee clinic for Naga Wrestling (both junior and senior), Cricket, Football and Volleyball at Botsa under Kohima district from Nov. 4 to the ...

08 Nov 2021

Tuensang forms district volleyball association

Dimapur, Nov. 8 (EMN): Tuensang District Volleyball Association (TDVA) was formed on the motto “Strive and Achieve” on Nov. 6. Regarding which, a brief thanksgiving programme was held, wherein Yimlong Zanchu Chang, the newly appointed Pre...

08 Nov 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Nagaland beats Arunachal by 79 runs

Dimapur, Nov. 8 (EMN): Playing their 4th match on Monday at ACA Cricket Ground Malapadu, Nagaland defeated Arunachal by 79 runs at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Nagaland managed to post a total of 165 runs for seven wickets after winning the toss, whi...

08 Nov 2021

T20 World Cup: New Zealand qualify for semis; end Indian hopes

Abu Dhabi, Nov. 7 (IANS): A clinical bowling performance followed by a solid batting display led New Zealand to a comprehensive 8-wicket win over Afghanistan in their last Super 12 stage match and helped them qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC Me...

07 Nov 2021

Flying high after securing record year-end No. 1 ranking, Novak becomes Superman

ArrayParis, Nov. 7 (IANS): Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic is literally flying like ‘Superman’ after making history by securing the year-end No. 1 ATP ranking for a record seventh time, breaking the tie with American legend Pete Sampras...

07 Nov 2021

Lillard has 25, Blazers beat short-handed Lakers 105-90

Portland, Nov. 7 (AP):  Damian Lillard said some dad time at home with his son helped put him in a good place before facing the Lakers. Lillard, who has been in a shooting slump, scored 25 points before sitting out the fourth quarter and the Por...

07 Nov 2021

Barca surrender 3-goal lead in Vigo, Real Madrid claim narrow win over Rayo

Madrid, Nov. 7 (IANS): Newly-appointed Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez was given an idea of the task that lies ahead of him as Barcelona surrendered a 3-0 lead away to Celta Vigo in a La Liga match. Barca turned in an excellent first half display on S...

07 Nov 2021