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Niathu Sports Festival begins

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By EMN Updated: Nov 20, 2014 11:05 pm
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Staff Reporter
Dimapur, November 20

The three-day Niathu Sports Festival 2014, hosted by Niathu Resort and organized by Niathu Privilege Club, got underway Thursday at Niathu Resort, Chumukedima, Dimapur under the theme ‘unity through sports.’ The sports festival, organised annually by the Niathu Privilege Club as part of club’s initiatives under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes, aim to promote sports and create a platform for the talented youngsters of the region to showcase their talents.
Gracing the opening ceremony as the chief guest was Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya, who lauded the efforts of the Niathu Privilege Club for organizing such sporting events and grooming the youngsters for bigger responsibilities greater participation in the field of sports. Such an effort can also be a step to foster unity and better understanding amongst the people, added Acharya.
Parliamentary secretary for youth resources and sports, Khriehu Liezietsu was the guest of honour. Member of Parliament, Neiphiu Rio who is the chief host of the sports festival was also present in the opening ceremony, besides minister for industries & commerce G. Kaito Aye and MLA Dr. Neiphriezo Keditsu.
Altogether 400 participants from the state and other parts of NE are taking part in the 3 day sports festival. They will be vying in 6 events, namely; badminton, tennis, volleyball, TSD motor rally, cycling and billiards and snooker.
Special events such as children’s carnival, food courts, on-spot art competition, on-spot dance competition are also being held.
The sports festival will culminate on November 22 with chief minister TR Zeliang as chief guest and member of parliament Neiphiu Rio as the chief host.

DAY – 1 RESULTS

Mens volleyball
Lamkang Brother
defeated
Lakhuni SC by – 3:0 Sets
SC Mangkholemba
defeated
Sentinel Security Club by – 3: 0 Sets
Sumo Vision
defeated
HQ 6 Sector (AR) by – 3:0Sets
Womens volleyball
NECS Mizoram
defeated
OFF Season Club by– 3:0 Sets
Lamkang SNU Lub
defeated
N.P.F by – 3:0 Sets
Badminton
Boys Doubles (Semi-Final)
Kinenchang & Dolenhangba V/S Imlitemsu & Imsurenba
Moamongba & Hopongkya V/S Vimeli & Liomika
Girls Singles (Semi – Final)
Chubanungla V/S Takuinla
Yashikala V/S Mapulila
Boys singles (Semi- Final)
RikuKhape V/S Lungliayieung
Bentilo V/S Moamongba

SNOOKER

1st match 1st Frame 2nd Frame 3rd Frame Winner
John Calvin 53 82 John Calvin
Adon Sumi 20 39
2nd Match 1st Frame 2nd Frame 3rd Frame Winner
Mathew K.Pienyu 53 97 33 Dziese
Dziese 62 25 48
3rd Match 1st Frame 2nd Frame 3rd Frame Winner
PapuHandique 68 37 48 PapuHandique
Rokovi 52 60 32
4th Match 1st Frame 2nd Frame 3rd Frame Winner
Hika 49 77 Hika
Alem 39 23
5th Match 1st Frame 2nd Frame 3rd Frame Winner
Seyiekhrielie 52 59 Seyiekhrielie
Pete 24 19
6th Match 1st Frame 2nd Frame 3rd Frame Winner
Justin 39 40 Justin
Ketouneituo 38 10
The cycling race will start from 8:00 am on November 21.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 20, 2014 11:05:57 pm