ICC responds to World Cup final overthrow controversy

Dubai, July 26: Ever since England won their maiden World Cup on Sunday, many people have questioned the rules set by International Cricket Council (ICC) and its interpretation by the on-field umpires. A major controversy emerged due to perceived misinterpretation…

Black Caps homecoming ceremony on hold

Wellington, July 16: The homecoming ceremony for New Zealand’s World Cup squad has been put on hold due to some “logistical complications”. On Sunday, Kane Williamson’s men lost an opportunity to win their first World Cup after they suffered a…

Golden comeback but Chanu in constant battle with fear of injury

NEW DELHI, July 16: Top Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Tuesday said she lives in fear of injuring herself ahead of next year’s Tokyo Olympics despite recovering from an unspecified back problem, which marred her progress in 2018. After the gold-winning…

Australian newspapers lose Chris Gayle masseuse defamation appeal

SYDNEY, JULY 16: An Australian media group on Tuesday lost an appeal against an AUD 300,000 ($ 211,000) defamation payout to West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle after claiming he exposed his genitals to a masseuse. Gayle was accused by…

John GHSS wins 3rd Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament

Kohima, July 15: John Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Viswema today emerged as the new champions of the 3rd Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament organized by Royal Club Kohima in collaboration with School Education and Youth Resources and Sports Department…

SAI clears proposals worth Rs 57 lakh for TOPS athletes in five sports

NEW DELHI, July 15: The Sports Authority of India Monday approved financial proposals to the tune of Rs 57 lakh for elite athletes of five sporting disciplines under in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The sporting disciplines which will…

Riyad Mahrez stunner sends Algeria into Nations Cup final

CAIRO, July 15: Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez’s stunning free kick in stoppage time gave Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a tense Africa Cup of Nations semi-final played in a volatile atmosphere on Sunday. It was a goal from…

Elevated football field possible, says Mizoram Minister

AIZAWL, JULY 15: Responding to mockeries in social media on his elevated football field project, Mizoram Sports Minister and football enthusiast Robert Romawia Royte has reiterated that it is “very much possible”. “Elevated football field is nothing new, we have…

Explained: What is a Super Over?

The 2019 World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday witnessed the most thrilling and freakish finish, with a Super Over deciding the champions. It was the first time in the tournament’s history when the scores were tied in the final,…

3rd Kohima Dist Inter-School Football Tourney finals today

Kohima, July 14: Two government schools – Debutants John Higher Secondary School of Viswema and champions of first editions Rüzhükhrie Government Higher Secondary School will lock horns in the grand finale match of the 3rd Kohima District Inter-School Football Tournament…