Penalty shoot-out tourney

Dimapur, May 15: The Medziphema Village Youth Organisation is organizing a one day penalty shoot-out on June 8 at Medziphema Town Local Ground. Forms are available at Vibrant Enterprise & Moon Store (Below Allahabad Bank), Medziphema Town. For further details…

LCD organizes cricket tourney

Dimapur, May 15: Leo Club of Dimapur organized a two day Cricket tournament on May 12 and 13 2018- 1st LEO CRICKET BASH- female version at Lions Park Dimapur. The project was headed by Leo Pravin Jain and Leo Arihant…

Ireland Test debut ends in 5-wicket defeat by Pakistan

DUBLIN, May 15: Pakistan debutant Imam-ul-Haq saw his side to victory as Ireland’s first match in men’s Test cricket ended in a gallant last-day defeat by five wickets at Malahide on Tuesday. Pakistan, set a seemingly modest 160 to win,…

Breakaway from Olympics, boat full of footballers and shoddy refereeing headline inaugural FIFA WC

The first-ever football World Cup was the brainchild of the then Fifa president Jules Rimet. The Olympic football tournaments of the 1920s were open to amateur players only and this forced Rimet to conceive the idea of a breakaway competition…

Shashank Manohar re-elected unopposed as independent ICC chairman

NEW DELHI, May 15: Shashank Manohar will serve a second term as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) after he was the sole nominee put forward by the ICC Board. According to an ICC release, Manohar, who…

DSUN annual sports meet held

Dimapur, May 14: The Dimasa Students’ Union, Nagaland held its 1st annual sports meet 2018 on the theme “Winners never quit and quitters never win” from May 11 to 13 at Dhansiripar local ground. Both boys and girls in the…

Heena bags gold, Nivetha gets bronze in Hannover

HANNOVER, May 14: Indian shooter Heena Sidhu clinched the gold medal while compatriot P Shri Nivetha settled for bronze in the women’s 10m air pistol at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover (ISCH) ahead of next week’s ISSF Munich World…

Neymar wins French player of the year prize, rejects transfer talk

PARIS, May 14: Neymar was named as France’s player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris on Sunday, and later brushed away questions over his future. The Paris Saint-Germain superstar took the prize despite missing the last three…

Perez double condemns woeful Chelsea to Europa League

NEWCASTLE, May 14: Chelsea’s failure to qualify for next season’s Champions League was confirmed as they completed a disappointing Premier League campaign by collapsing to a dismal 3-0 defeat at Newcastle United on Sunday. In what is widely expected to…

Barcelona’s unbeaten La Liga season ended by Five-Star Levante

MADRID, May 14: Philippe Coutinho hit a hat-trick but could not save Barcelona’s unbeaten season as the Catalans were left stunned by an extraordinary 4-5 defeat to Levante on Sunday. Ernesto Valverde rested Lionel Messi for his team’s penultimate match…