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Maradona Kshetrimayum wins 60th Mr. Manipur contest

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 5 (EMN): Twenty-eight-year-old body builder Maradona Kshetrimayum of Muscle factory Kakching was crowned Mr. Manipur title in the 60th Mr. Manipur 2022 contest by the All Manipur Body Builders Association (AMBBA) in Imp...

05 Dec 2022

4th Hornbill shooting competition concludes

Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): The 4th Hornbill shooting competition was conducted in the Nagaland Shooting Sports Association (NSSA) shooting complex from December 2nd to the 5th at the Multi Disciplinary Sports Complex, Dimapur.  An update stated on t...

05 Dec 2022

Missionshire Cricket Club T10 cricket tournament from Dec. 15

Kohima, Dec.  5 (EMN): The Missionshire Cricket Club (MCC) will be organising a T10 cricket tournament from December 15 to the 17th at TM Government Higher Secondary School Ground, Kohima. Briefing media persons at The Guardian Hotel, Kohima Tra...

05 Dec 2022

Aggressive England beats Pakistan by 74 runs in 1st test

Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Dec. 5 (AP/PTI): England showcased its masterful approach of aggression in test cricket with a superb 74-run victory over Pakistan in the final session of the first test on Sunday. Needing 263 runs with eight wickets in hand on...

05 Dec 2022

Kane ends Qatar World Cup goal drought as England down Senegal 3-0 to reach quarters

Doha, Dec. 5 (IANS): A goal apiece from Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka helped England to an impressive 3-0 win over African champions Senegal and move into the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. On Sunday at the Al Bayt Stadium, Garet...

05 Dec 2022

Kylian Mbappé leads France past Poland 3-1 at World Cup

Doha (Qatar), Dec. 4 (AP): Kylian Mbappé scored two goals and set up another for Olivier Giroud, giving France a 3-1 victory over Poland and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals on Sunday. The Paris Saint-German forward now has a tournament-leading...

04 Dec 2022

Kalyan Chaubey launches FIFA’s ‘Football for Schools’ in Kohima

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 4 (EMN): President of All India Football Federation (AIFF), Kalyan Chaubey, on Sunday officially launched FIFA’s ‘Football for Schools’ at IG Stadium, Kohima. The ‘Football for Schools’ is a programme run by F...

04 Dec 2022

IND v BAN, 1st ODI: Mehidy, Mustafizur stun India with unbeaten last-wicket stand, Bangladesh win by 1 wicket

Dhaka, Dec. 4 (IANS): Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Mustafizur Rahman held their nerve to stitch an unbeaten last-wicket stand of 51 off 41 balls to stun India and help Bangladesh win by one wicket in their ODI series opener at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cr...

04 Dec 2022

FIFA+ app AR feature allows fans to see stats for players on ground

San Francisco, Dec. 4 (IANS): Fans attending the FIFA World Cup in Qatar don’t have to miss out on all the player stats as the FIFA+ application will let fans see stats for players on the ground. The FIFA+ app includes an augmented reality feat...

04 Dec 2022

FIFA World Cup: Messi, Alvarez score as Argentina down Australia to reach quarters

Doha (Qatar), Dec. 4 (IANS): Argentina survived some anxious moments against Australia to register a fighting 2-1 win over and move into the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup. At the Ahmed Bin Ali on Saturday, Argentina were able to withstand some...

04 Dec 2022

Nagaland CM inaugurates NSSA shooting complex

Our Reporter Dimapur, Dec. 3 (EMN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday said the state was not doing well in sports because it was lagging behind in infrastructure, adding that it has no resources. He said funds from Delhi were not suffic...

04 Dec 2022

Nagaland: Badminton stadium inaugurated at Chekiye village

Our ReporterDimapur, Dec. 3 (EMN): A badminton stadium at Chekiye village was inaugurated by the Minister of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Jacob Zhimomi on Saturday.The stadium was constructed by the Achiku Mugo Society with the help o...

04 Dec 2022

Switzerland beat Serbia 3-2 to reach last 16 of World Cup

Doha, Dec. 3 (AP/PTI): Switzerland advanced to the last 16 of the World Cup for the third tournament in a row after a 3-2 win over Serbia on Saturday (IST). Remo Freuler scored the winning goal just after halftime as the Swiss secured second place in...

04 Dec 2022

Cameroon stun Brazil 1-0 but fail to qualify for knockout as Switzerland qualify

Doha (Qatar), Dec. 3 (IANS): Cameroon defeated a second-string Brazil 1-0 but could not make it to the knockout stage with Switzerland upstaging them after their 3-2 win over Serbia in the other Group H match played at Lusail Stadium on Saturday (IST...

04 Dec 2022

Nagaland: First Shamator district volleyball tournament concludes

Dimapur, Dec. 3 (EMN): The first district volleyball tournament organised by Shamator District Volleyball Association concluded at Shamator public ground on December 2. Superintendent of Police Shamator, Amit Kumar, attended the closing ceremony as t...

04 Dec 2022

Switzerland beat Serbia 3-2 to reach last 16 of World Cup

Doha, Dec. 3 (AP/PTI): Switzerland advanced to the last 16 of the World Cup for the third tournament in a row after a 3-2 win over Serbia on Saturday (IST). Remo Freuler scored the winning goal just after halftime as the Swiss secured second place in...

04 Dec 2022

Hornbill Festival: Imnasunep Ao wins 2nd Catapult Target competition

Dimapur, Dec. 3 (EMN): The department of Tribal Affairs organised the 2nd edition of the Catapult Target competition 2022 sponsored by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama on Saturday. A total of 18 participants representin...

04 Dec 2022

Hornbill Naga Wrestling Championship: Kezhaseluo-o Pienyü, Rakhoveio Lümai emerge champions

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 3 (EMN): Kezhaseluo-o Pienyü of Kohima retained his championship title after defeating Venüzo Dawhuo of Phek district at the final of the 15th International Hornbill Naga Wrestling Championship 2022 (professional cate...

04 Dec 2022

Hornbill Darts Masters 2022 concludes

Our Correspondent Kohima, Dec. 3 (EMN): The two-day Hornbill Darts Masters 2022 organised by Fun Tree Crew (FTC) in collaboration with the government of Nagaland concluded on December 2 at The Heritage, Old DC Bungalow in Kohima. In the team event, T...

04 Dec 2022

TDFA Cup: Hooligans FC defeat Haülaang FC 2-1

Dimapur, Dec. 3 (EMN): Hooligans FC defeated Haülaang FC 2-1 in the first match of the Tuensang District Football Association (TDFA) cup that kicked off at Loyem Memorial Astro Turf Ground in Tuensang on Saturday. Both teams went into the break with...

04 Dec 2022

South Korea advances at World Cup after stoppage-time winner

AL Rayyan (Qatar), Dec. 2 (AP):  South Korea advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup on the tiebreaker of goals scored after beating Portugal 2-1 Friday following a stoppage-time strike from Hwang Hee-chan. South Korea was heading out of th...

02 Dec 2022

Uruguay beats Ghana 2-0 at World Cup but both teams out

AL Wakrah (Qatar), Dec. 2 (AP):  Uruguay and Luis Suarez were eliminated from the World Cup despite a 2-0 win over Ghana on Friday. The result also put Ghana out of the competition. Suarez played a key role in both first-half goals for Uruguay s...

02 Dec 2022

World Cup: Japan shock Spain 2-1 to top group, qualify for knockouts; Germany eliminated

Doha (Qatar), Dec. 2 (IANS): Japan rallied from a goal down to shock European giants Spain 2-1 in the concluding match of Group E to emerge as group winners while booking a place in the knockouts of the FIFA World Cup. In material of losing the last ...

02 Dec 2022

Hornbill Festival 2022: Zhimomi wins traditional shotput competition

Our Correspondent Kisama, Dec 2 (EMN): Asukha K Zhimomi, representing the Sumi tribe, on Friday won the traditional shotput competition at the ongoing 23rd edition of the Hornbill Festival 2022 at Kisama Naga Heritage Village. The competition was org...

02 Dec 2022

Manipur’s footballer Dangmei Grace accorded hero’s welcome

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 2 (EMN): International woman footballer Dangmei Grace, who won two trophies for PFC Sevinch Karshi in Uzbekistan last month, was accorded a hero’s welcome as she landed at Bir Tikendrajit International airport, Im...

02 Dec 2022