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Inter-District One Day Tournament: Longleng rout Peren, Tseminyu outclass Phek

DIMAPUR — The Senior Men’s Inter-District One Day Tournament 2024, organised by the Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA), commenced on Tuesday at the Sovima Cricket Stadium in Chümoukedima. In the opening match, Longleng clinched a commanding ...

23 Apr 2024

Philippos Matthai, Ashad Pasha shine in National Autocross Championships

MUMBAI — Delhi’s Philippos Matthai emerged as the fastest driver in the Time Attack and won the FMSCI National Championship award in the Indian National AutoCross Championship Finals and Time Attack Races held at the Nanoli Stud Farm near Pune. T...

23 Apr 2024

ISL announces tentative venue for 2023-24 final

NEW DELHI — The Indian Super League (ISL) on Tuesday announced that the 2023-24 season final is scheduled for May 4 and will be played at the home ground of the higher-ranked team in the league amongst the finalists. Mohun Bagan pipped Mumbai City ...

23 Apr 2024

Inter celebrate 20th Serie A title in Milan Derby

ROME — Inter Milan won their 20th Serie A title after beating AC Milan 2-1 in a derby that witnessed three players sent off in the dying minutes. With a comfortable 14-point lead over second-placed AC Milan and only six rounds remaining, Inter Mila...

23 Apr 2024

Novak Djokovic, Aitana Bonmati win top honours at Laureus Sports Awards

NEW DELHI — World no. 1 Serbian tennis great Novak Djokovic was named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year at a ceremony held in Madrid to tie another all-time record, with his fifth Laureus Award (he won in 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2019). Djokovic had ...

23 Apr 2024

Legend Cricket League manager indicted for match-fixing in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO — Cricket team manager of the Legend Cricket League 2024, Yoni Patel has been indicted before the Colombo High Court over match-fixing charges, the Attorney General informed the court. Patel was charged over match-fixing allegations during ...

23 Apr 2024

Saurav Ghosal, India’s finest-ever player, retires from professional squash at 37

MUMBAI — When the issue came up at the end of squash competitions at the Asian Games in Hangzhou and after squash was confirmed to make its Olympic Games debut as a medal sport in Los Angeles in 2028, at the 141st IOC Session in Mumbai, Saurav Ghos...

22 Apr 2024

Kids Athletics Day on May 7 in Kohima

DIMAPUR — The Kohima District Athletics Association has informed that it will be organising a ‘Kids Athletics Day’ on May 7, at Secretariat Junction, Kohima. The event will be organised on the theme ‘World Mile Challenge’, as per the direct...

22 Apr 2024

The future is here; Inspiring performance: Wishes pour in for Gukesh after Candidates win

NEW DELHI — Social media was flooded with awe and admiration when 17-year-old grandmaster D Gukesh on Monday scripted history by becoming the youngest player ever to win the Candidates Tournament, held in Toronto, Canada. Gukesh scored 9/14 points ...

22 Apr 2024

Tennis: Rafael Nadal joins Team Europe for Laver Cup 2024

NEW DELHI — The 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has confirmed his participation in the seventh edition of the Laver Cup, to be held at Uber Arena in Berlin from September 20-22. Nadal will team up with fellow Spaniard and World No. 3 Carlo...

22 Apr 2024

AIFF President says introduction of I-League 3 is ‘a transformative step’ for Indian football

NEW DELHI — The All-India Football Federation (AIFF), President, Kalyan Chaubey, has called the introduction of I-League 3 – a bridge for semi-professional clubs to turn pro by competing for national honours — ‘a transformative step...

22 Apr 2024

Premier League: Liverpool win at Fulham to go level with leaders Arsenal

LONDON — Liverpool boosted their Premier League title challenge with a 3-1 victory away at Fulham as they moved level on points with Arsenal at the summit of the Premier League table. Liverpool dominated the early stages but squandered a golden opp...

22 Apr 2024

Gukesh emerges youngest-ever Candidates winner; qualifies for World Championship match vs Ding Liren

TORONTO — The 17-year-old Grandmaster D Gukesh scripted history by becoming the youngest-ever player to win the FIDE Candidates tournament on Monday after his final round game with Hikaru Nakamura ended in a draw. Gukesh scored 9/14 points to clinc...

22 Apr 2024

Street Ballers win 3v3 U-21 Tournament in Kohima

KOHIMA — Street Ballers secured the championship title in the fiercely contested 3v3 Under-21 Tournament, organised by Team Ace. The event took place at D Khel, Seilhazou, on April 19 in Kohima. In the journey to the finals, Chronics defeated Alcan...

21 Apr 2024

NCA set for inter-district senior and U-16 tournaments

DIMAPUR — The Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) has announced that the Inter-District Senior Men’s (One-Day Matches) Tournament 2024 and the Boys Under-16 (Multi-Day) Inter-District Tournament 2024 will both commence in April and continue th...

21 Apr 2024

Nagaland Aainball Association establishes ‘Khelshala’ in Kohima

DIMAPUR — The Nagaland Aainball Association (NABA) has established the first “Khelshala” in Nagaland, spearheaded by NABA president and MLA Kuzholuzo Azo Nienu and  under the aegis of the Aainball Federation of India. According to ...

21 Apr 2024

IPL 2024: Russell-Narine trump fireworks by Jacks-Patidar as KKR beat RCB by one run

KOLKATA — Andre Russell and Sunil Narine took five wickets collectively as Kolkata Knight Riders clinched a nail-biting victory over Royal Challengers Bengaluru by just one run at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. After captain Shreyas Iyer hit a 36...

21 Apr 2024

Formula 1: Max Verstappen takes victory in Chinese Grand Prix

SHANGHAI — Max Verstappen added to his tally of wins by claiming a victory in the Chinese Grand Prix, marking his fourth win from five races so far this season. Verstappen of Red Bull Racing had led off the line at the race start, while Fernando Al...

21 Apr 2024

Sukant Kadam bags silver medal in Spanish Para-Badminton 2024

NEW DELHI — Ace Para-shuttler Sukant Kadam secured a silver medal in the Spanish Para-Badminton International 2024-II tournament played at Vitoria, Spain. Sukant went down fighting to India’s Tarun in the final of the SL 4 category. In the semifi...

21 Apr 2024

WTA Tour: Rybakina beats Kostyuk, storms to third title of the season in Stuttgart

STUTTGART (Germany) — World No.4 Elena Rybakina claimed her third WTA Tour title of the year, defeating No.27 Marta Kostyuk 6-2, 6-2 in the final of the Tennis Grand Prix event in Stuttgart on Sunday. The victory over Kostyuk was her tour-leading 2...

21 Apr 2024

Athletics: Jepchirchir breaks women-only world marathon record in London

MUMBAI — Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir smashed the women-only world record by 45 seconds at the London Marathon, winning the World Athletics Platinum Label Road Race in 2:16:16 in London on Sunday. The three-time world half-marathon champion s...

21 Apr 2024

Paris 2024: Balraj Panwar seals Olympics quota; mixed duo of Narayana-Anita books Paralympics berth

CHUNJU (S KOREA) — National champion Balraj Panwar secured a Paris 2024 Olympic Games quota place for India after finishing third in the men’s single scull final at the World Rowing Asia/Oceania Olympic Qualifying Regatta on Sunday. With quot...

21 Apr 2024

Premier League: Arsenal beat Wolves 2-0 to return to Top

WOLVERHAMPTON (UK) — Goals from Leandro Trossard and Martin Odegaard were enough to see Arsenal return to the top of the Premier League table as the Gunners claimed a 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux. Leandro Trossard sliced in on t...

21 Apr 2024

Bernardo’s late strike powers Man City to FA Cup final

LONDON — Bernardo Silva’s late winner sent Manchester City into the final as the holders beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley. The Portuguese midfielder struck home with six minutes to play to settle an otherwise even contest which saw Nicolas Jackson pas...

21 Apr 2024

ISL: FC Goa seal semis spot with 2-1 win over Chennaiyin FC

GOA — FC Goa qualified for the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 semi-finals by defeating Chennaiyin FC by 2-1 in their playoffs fixture at the Fatorda Stadium, here on Saturday. The Gaurs will square off against Mumbai City FC across two legs in t...

20 Apr 2024
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