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MNCA Plate Tournament: WYC to meet CRAU in final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 2 : WYC, Thoubal Wangkhem defeated Muvanlai, New Lambulane by 22 runs at Model Hr Secondary School and Oriental College ground today to complete the final line up of the ongoing 5th MNCA Plate Tournament.The Thoubal team will meet CRAU, Khamnam Bazar in the final. The final date however is yet to be fixed.Opting to bat first, WYC registered a moderate total of 199 runs for 9 in the stipulated 40 overs and restricted Muvanlai to 177 for 10 in 37.2 overs to remain undefeated ..

Khousabung YC win football title in 26th KHASA tournament

Our CorrespondentCCPUR, Mar 2 : Khousabung Youth Club (KYC) were crowned the football champions of the 26th Kapaih Hill Area Sports Association (KHASA) Tournament  conducted at Khoirentak Khuman playground in Churachandpur district since February 18.Khousabung came back twice today in the final match against Khoirentak Khuman Youth Club (KKYC) to seal the game 3-2 and lift the football tournament title.Boilun Gangte (40'), Boithang (50') and Kaisang (90') scored it for the winning side in this ..

NCYWO draw TYDA

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 2 : NCYWO, Nungsai Chiru and TYDA, Toubul played out a 1-1 draw in today's match of the 4th L Itomcha Memorial Super Division Football League being underway at Mini Stadium Bishnupur under the supervision of DSA Bishnupur..

MIKHYA, YMDO, K Brothers, TRYVC victorious

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 2 : MIKHYA, Mayang Imphal; YMDO, Heirangoithong, Kongkham Brothers, Mayang Imphal and TRYVC, Ukhrul sealed wins in today's league matches of the 1st State Level Cash Prize Late Huidrom Ongbi Ibembi Devi and Late Huidrom M..

Poumai FC emerge champions of 6th Friendship Tournament

Our CorrespondentSENAPATI, Mar 2 : Poumai FC won the title title of the 6th Friendship Tournament, 2021 organised since February 23 at Mayangkhang Ningthoupham by Mayangkhang Ningthoupham Youth Organization under the theme, “Nurturing FriendshipR..

Leimakhong Area, J Songtun Area reach SHDVSM knockout round

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Mar 2 : Leimakhong Area Veteran and J Songtun Area Veteran filled the remaining two vacant spots for the knockout round after defeating their respective opponents in the last league round matches of the 8th Sadar Hills District..

Women & Junior Boy's Polo tourneys K&MM Riding School, Linthoinganbi Kangjei Lup post emphatic victories

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 2 : K&MM Riding School prevail 10-1 over LAAMAN PC-B and Lingthoinganbi Kangjei Lup dumped LAAMAN Polo Club 11-2 respectively in the Sub-Junior Boy's and Women's matches of the ongoing 4th Sub-Junior Boy's U-16 State ..

HU, SYUC script comprehensive wins in State Sub-Jr Hockey

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 2 : Hockey Union, Lairikyengbam Leikai and SYUC, Uchekon Khunou posted convincing wins in today's men's league stage matches of the 8th State Level Sub-Junior Men and Women Hockey Championship being organised by Manipur H..

1st AMFA Cup : RAU win 2-0 against LYCC as SYMROPIA, AMOFA share spoils

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 2 : RAU, Lairikyengbam Leikai earned a comfortable 2-0 win against LYCC, Chandel as SYMROPIA, Churachandpur were held to a 1-1 draw by AMOFA, Moirang in today's Group B league matches of the ongoing 1st AMFA Cup at Artifi..

I League: Papa Diawara header against NEROCA seals victory for RoundGlass Punjab in last Phase 1 match

AIFF Media TeamKALYANI, Mar 1: Papa Diawara’s 65th-minute header led RoundGlass Punjab FC to a narrow 1-0 win over NEROCA at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in Kalyani, West Bengal today, as the Curtis Fleming coached side garnered three points to move to the second spot in the Hero I-League table. In a match largely dominated in terms of chances by their opponents NEROCA, Diawara’s ability in front of goal proved pivotal in RoundGlass Punjab FC’s win.Out of the top six race and looking ..

8th State Sub-Jr Men and Women Hockey C'ship MEIRAA trounce AJSA 21-0 in men's competition

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 1 : T Yaipha scored 5 goals as MEIRAA, Basikhong romped to a 21-0 win against AJSA, Jiribam in a Pool A league match of the ongoing 8th State Sub-Junior Men and Women Hockey Championship organised by Manipur Hockey at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium.Th Stephen opened the floodgate early in the 2nd minute a penalty corner before hitting the final nail in the 59th minute.Th Avinash (4', 46'), RK Dhanendrajit (5', 12'), N Ronin (7'), L Roshan (14', 39', 51'), O Lanthoiba ..

Women and Junior Boy's State Level Polo Tournaments begin

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 1 : The 16th Women State Level Polo Tournament and 4th Junior Boy's Under 16 State Level Polo Tournament 2020-21 organised by All Manipur Polo Association began today at AMFA Iroisemba Kangjeibung.The women's tournament is participated by 4 teams while the Junior Boy's tournament is participated by 7 teams.In the boy's opening match, LAAMAN Polo Club-A earned a 4-0 win against Heingang Ibudhou Marjing to book a place in the semi-finals.A Kishan helped LAAMAN PC-A ..

Manipur end Vijay Hazare campaign on sour note

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 1 : Manipur's plate group campaign in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2020-21 ended winless as they succumbed to Meghalaya by 83 runs in the fifth and the final match of the tournament today at TI Murugappa Ground, Chennai.Megha..

Tujang Lhang Veteran finish pool C winners in 8th SHDVSM 2021

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Mar 1: Tujang Lhang Veteran edged past Kanggui Veteran 2-1 to finish Pool C winners in the last second league match of the ongoing 8th Sadar Hills District Veteran Sport Meet 2021 at Brig M Thomas Ground Kangpokpi. Kanggui Vete..

MNCA Elite Tournament : CHAMP beat Al-Ameen by 2 wickets

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 1 : CHAMP CC, Khagempalli culminated their Group (A) campaign in the 5th MNCA W Prahlada and W Ramananda Elite Tournament with a 2 wicket beating of Al-Ameen, Lilong at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, Luwangsangbam.Al-Ameen, ..

CRAU sail into Plate Tourney final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 1 : CRAU, Khambam Bazar moved into the final of the 5th MNCA Plate Tournament with an 8 wicket win against KSDO, Kiyamgei at Model Club Hr Secondary School and Oriental College Cricket Ground today.KSDO having won the tos..

State players for bodybuilding Nationals announced

IMPHAL, Mar 1The All Manipur Body Builders Association (AMB-BA) has announced names of State athletes selected for participation in the 11th Men's Junior/Masters/Divyang Bodybuilding and 2nd Junior Women's Sports Model Physique/Ladies Women's Sports Model..

Khousabung YC vs Khoirentak Khuman YC in KHASA tourney final

CCPUR, Feb 26: Khoirentak Khuman YC will lock horns with Khousabung YC in the football final of the 26th KHASA Tournament tomorrow after they defeated their respective rivals in the semi-final matches .Khoirentak Khuman YC defeated Khoirentak Khunou YC 4-..

I-League : TRAU secure top-six spot with thrilling 3-2 comeback win against Sudeva Delhi FC

AIFF Media TeamKALYANI, Feb 28 : Tiddim Road Athletic Union edged past Sudeva Delhi FC 3-2, and sealed their spot in the top-six of the Hero I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in Kalyani today. Nandakumar Singh’s side came back twice from a goal down before finding the winner in the 82nd minute. The game started off brightly as Sudeva churned their first opening within the first five minutes of the game, as Lunkim Khongsai’s long-ranger whizzed over the goal. At the other end, Komron ..

SSU edge ESU 3-2 to lift Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial Football Tournament title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 28 : SSU, Singjamei defeated ESU 3-2 in an entertaining final match to clinch the title of the 11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial Football Tourna-ment organised by 143 Bn CRPF at SAI Sports Complex, Imphal today.Both the finallists started the game cautiously and cancelled out attempts from the opposing ends until ESU found the breakthrough in the 28th minute off a fine strike by Thumsol Tongsin.SSU which were unlucky not to score despite chances earlier, however ..

HU, SYUC win big in 8th State Sub-Jr Hockey C'ship

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 28 : Hockey Union, SYUC were able to post emphatic wins in today's matches of the 8th State Level Sub-Junior Men and Women Hockey Championship being organised by Manipur Hockey at Khuman Lampak Sports Hockey Stadium.In the first Pool A match of the day, KHSC, Khongman won 9-2 against YCCIC, Ahallup before SYUC, Uchekon Khunou earned a 10-1 win against Hockey Thoubal in the second Pool A league match.Later in the third Pool A league match, Bishnupur Hockey downed MLHU, ..

MNCA Elite Tournament Model Club end group campaign with 4 wicket win against YWC

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 28 : Model Club, Chingamakha finished their group (B) campaign in the 5th MNCA W Prahlada and W Ramananda Elite Tournament 2021 with a four wicket win against YWC, Langthabal today at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, Luwangsangbam.YWC, Langthabal who opted to bat first bundled out for 149 runs in 39.1 overs as Waikhom Priyokumar of Model Club snared four wickets to wreak havoc across their batting line up. Model Club then finished off the chase 15 balls and 4 wickets left ..

AMFA Cup : Seiminlun double fires JSYC 3-0 past FC Lamjao

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 28 : Seimin hit a brace as JSYC, Kangpokpi romped to a 3-0 win against FC Lamjao today in a Group A league match of the 1st AMFA Cup 2021 organised by All Manipur Football Association at Artificial Turf, Khurai Lamlong.Se..

'Poloi' inaugurated

IMPHAL, Feb 28 :  A new astro turf ground for futsal 'Poloi' was inaugurated today at Chingarel Tejpur, Imphal East.As part of the inaugural function, a friendly match was played between Maniwood and Manipur International Players.IGP IK Muivah, RK Ni..

State celebrates Shannaroishingee Numit

IMPHAL, Feb 25 (DIPR)Manipur on Thursday celebrated Shannaroishingee Numit (Players’ Day) commemorating the State’s historic win of the Raja Bhalendra Singh Trophy on emerging the overall team champions in the 5th National Games held in the St..

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 Manipur suffer 3rd consecutive loss

By Our Sports ReporterCHENNAI, Feb 25 : Sikkim produced a splendid all-round performance to thrash Manipur by eight wickets in the plate group encounter of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 at India Cement Limited Guru Nanak College Ground, Chennai , today...

26th KHASA Tournament KYC, GMFDI, HYC advance to next stage

CCPUR, Feb 25Khousabung YC (A), GMFDI and Harmontlang YC sailed through the quarter finals round of the ongoing 26th KHASA Tournament which is underway at Khoirentak Khuman playground, Churachandpur district after overcoming their respective opponents in ..

Bpr 1st Div League: GDC beat BFA 3-0

IMPHAL, Feb 25 : GDC, Thinungei sealed a convincng 3-0 win over BFA, Nachou in the match no 7 of  the 1st Late Thokchom Ibopishak Singh 1st Division Football League 2021-21 being organised by DSA Bishnupur at Mini Stadium Bishnupur.P Zidan netted the..

DESAM clinch Manipur Players' Day Invitation Football Championship title

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 25 : The Manipuri Students' Federation (MSF) observed Manipur Players' Day 2021 at Chajing Kangjeibung at Lilong Chajing Awang Leikai, today.At the observance, president MSF, Sazad Bhuiyamayum stated that the federation ha..

Sub-Jr Men and Women Hockey C'ship HU win big in men's Pool-B opener

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : Hockey Union (HU), Lairikyengbam Leikai opened its men's Pool-B league campaign with a 12-2 win against MLHU, Langthabal in the 8th State Level Sub-Junior Men and Women Hockey Championship currently underway at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium under the aegis of Manipur Hockey.HU dominated the game right from the beginning and were 5-1 ahead till the first quarter before sealing a 12-2 win at the end.K Mykolin opened up the scoring for the winning side early in the ..

YMDO emerge champions

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : YMDO, Heirangoithong were crowned the champions of 1st Kh Sanajaoba and Kh (O) Memma Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Championship organised under the aegis of All Manipur Volleyball Association at Upokpi.YMDO, who were unbeaten throughout the league stage, defeated TRYVC, Ukhrul 25-22, 31-29, 21-25, 16-25, 15-12 in an evenly contested final match staged today.Earlier in the day, MPSC beat KYLSC, Kachikhul 25-23, 23-25, 19-25, 25-15, 15-13 for the third place title.Winn..

1st AMFA Cup : WAFA seal 2-0 win over KYVO, NESU hold LYGSEDA

By Our Sports ReporterImphal, Feb 24 : WAFA, Wangoi eased to a 2-0 win against KYVO, Kwasiphai in a GroupA league match of the ongoing 1st AMFA Cup at Artficial Turf, Khurai Lamlong as NESU, Khurai played out a 2-2 draw with LYGSEDA in another Group A league match of the day.In the first match of the day, WAFA had a slender 1-0 lead till the break through Peter's goal in the 39th minute before E Joykison made his effort count in the 72nd minute to hand WAFA a 2-0 win against lacklustre KYVO.The second ..

MNCA Plate Tournament CRAU beat PCC by 4 wickets in quarter final thriller

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : CRAU, Khamnam Bazar made their way into the semifinals of the 5th MNCA Plate Tournament beating PCC, Mayai Koibi by 4 wickets in a thrilling quarter final encounter today here at Model Hr Secondary & Oriental Col..

8th SHDVSM 2021 : Kanggui Veteran, Leikot AV, Leimakhong AV script convincing wins

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Feb 24: Len Lhouvum and Paaji Hangshing gave Kanggui Veteran a brilliant win in the ongoing 8th Sadar Hills District Veteran Sport Meet 2021 at Brig M Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi DHQs today.The defending champions, Kanggui Veteran..

AMOFA Academy beat ELSA in 5 goal thriller

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : AMOFA Academy, Moirang overcame ELSA, Naranseina 3-2 in the 2nd K Babu Memorial Super Division Football League 2021 being organised by DFA Moirang at Moirang Multipurpose Ground.Both the teams made a fine start to th..

Model Club post 6 wicket win in MNCA Elite Tournament

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : Model Club, Chingamakha after a spell of three defeats finally opened its winning account in the 5th MNCA Elite Tournament with a 6-wicket win against REYS, Nagamapal at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium, Luwangsangbam tod..

Stage set for finals of State Kabaddi C'ship

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 24 : The final line up for the 67th Senior State Kabaddi Championship and the 1st MUC Veteran Men's Kabaddi Tournament have been completed today.The tournament is being organised by Manipur State Kabaddi Association at Mo..

1st AMFA Cup LYCC thump AMOFA 5-2 as RAU hold TRUGPU

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : LYCC, Chandel romped past AMOFA, Moirang 5-2 as RAU, Lairikyengbam Leikai held TRUGPU, Nambol to a 2-2 draw in today's matches of the 1st AMFA Cup which being underway at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong.In the 12th match of the tournament staged today, LYCC dominated the game thoroughly from the beginning and were able to finish big riding on Alex Lamkang's double.Alex Lamkang opened up the scoring early in the second minute before AMOFA level the score in ..

YMDO to face TRYVC in Kh Sanajaoba and Memma Memorial Volleyball final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : YMDO, Heirangoithong will lock horns with TRYVC for the title of the 1st Kh Sanajaoba and Memma Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Tournament being  organised by KRS and Sons Construction Pvt Ltd under the aegis of All Manipur Volleyball Association at Upokpi.YMDO emerged league winners earning their fourth win by beating KYLSC, Kachikhul by 3-2 sets.It was a see-saw affair as KYLSC fought back in the second and third sets to extend the game to the fifth set ..

8th SHDVSM 2021: SAV, JSAV, TLV victorious

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Feb 23: Saitu Area Veteran (SAV) opened its winning account in the ongoing 8th Sadar Hills District Veteran Sport Meet 2021 at Brig M. Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi DHQs today.Despite late surge from their rivals, SAV managed to win 3-2 over Kalapahar Area Veteran team.Kalapahar Area Veteran led the game by two early goals Rajen found the net in the 2th minute before Shiv Kumar added the second in the 6th minute. Saitu Area Veteran however managed to pull back a goal in the ..

Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial Football ESU edge out Classic FA on penalties, to meet SSU in final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : Eastern Sporting Union (ESU), Wangkhei beat Classic FA 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at SAI ground, Takyel to set up title clash of the 11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF Football Tournament with SSU, Singjamei. The final match will take place on February 27 at 1.30 pm.With the final berth in sight, both ESU and Classic FA put up a good fight and were evenly matched in terms of possession and scoring chances.ESU were able to take a slender 1-0 lead ..

Vijay Hazare Trophy Manipur suffer 7-wicket loss to Uttarakhand

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : Uttarakhand handed Manipur second defeat in the Plate Group competition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at SSN College Ground today as the former cruise to a 7 wicket win.Manipur could muster only 148 runs for 9 in the st..

Sub-Jr Hockey C'ship KHSC trounce Hockey Thoubal 9-0 in men's pool A clash

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : Khongman Students' Club (KHSC) overwhelmed  Hockey Thoubal 9-0 in a one sided men's pool A match in the ongoing 8th State Level Sub-Junior Men's & Women's Hockey Championship at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium...

KHASA Tournament Slender 1-0 wins for Leisenbung YC, Khoirentak Khuman YC (A)

Our CorrespondentCCPUR, Feb 23 : Leisenbung YC and  Khoirentak Khuman YC (A) posted similar 1-0 wins at Khoirentak Khuman playground, Churachandpur district in the ongoing 26th Kapaih Hill Area Sports Association (KHASA) tournament (football and voll..

BFA thump OSA 2-0 in Bpr 1st Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : A goal each on either side of the break helped BFA, Nachou post a 2-0 win against OSA, Oinam while UKCCL, Oinam earned a 1-0 win against KYVO, Kwasiphai in today's matches of the 1st (Late) Thokchom Ibopishak Singh 1..

AKSA beat FC Kumbi 2-0 in Moirang Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : AKSA, Kwakta registered a 2-0 win against FC Kumbi today in the 9th match of the 2nd K Babu Memorial Super Division Football League being organised by DFA Moirang at Moirang Multipurpose Higher Secondary School.Sagir..

MNCA Elite Tournament : Blue Hawk beat SCCC by 3 wickets

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 23 : Blue Hawk, Khurai beat SCCC, Singjmei by 3 wickets today for the third win in four group stage matches (Group A) of the 5th MNCA W Prahlada and W Ramananda Elite Tournament being conducted by Manipur Cricket Associat..

Babyrojisana Chanu too wins gold at 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament

NEW DELHI, Feb 22Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg) and Arundhati Choudhary (69kg) fetched two more gold medals as the Indian women boxers ended with five overall for a top finish in the 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament in Budva, Montenegro.Lucky Rana (64kg) secured..

TRAU beat YWC by 40 runs in MNCA Elite Tournament

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : TRAU, Kwakeithel were able to secure a 40 run victory against YWC, Langthabal for the third Group (B) stage win in the 5th MNCA W Prahlada and W Ramananda Elite Tournament 2021 today at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium, Luwangsangbam.TRAU won the toss and piled up a lowly total of 175 runs in 39.5 overs losing all the wickets but were able to restrict YWC at 135 in 33.2 overs and bowlers proved their worth.Pukhrambam Prafullomani gathered 39 runs before Bishworjit ..

1st AMFA Cup : Kisan's double in vain as LYGSEDA hold FC Lamjao

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : FC Lamjao were held to a 2-2 draw by LYGSEDA, Lonpi Area today in a Group A league match of the 1st AMFA Cup which is underway at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong.FC Lamjao earned a 2-1 lead till the break riding to L Kisan's double but LYGSEDA staged a fine comeback in the late part of the second half to force the game to end in 2-2 draw.L Kisan sent FC Lamjao ahead with his first strike in the 17th minute but Thangtinlen K helped LYGSEDA closed the margin ..

Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial Football Nanao double fires SSU into final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : A brace by A Nanao earned SSU, Singjamei the final berth in the 11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial State Level Open Football Tournament today at SAI ground, Takyel.Nanao's brace (4', 31') within the first half were more than enough for SSU to see off WAFA 2-0 in the first semi-final match which was otherwise a bit aggressive encounter.Although SSU were more clinical in converting chances, WAFA were seen pressing hard SSU by creating more scoring chances often. ..

Sadar Hills Veteran Sport Meet kicks off at Kpi

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Feb.22: The eighth edition of Sadar Hills Veteran Sport Meet 2021 organized under the aegis of Sadar Hills District Sports Veteran Association Manipur (SHDSVAM) was kicked off today at Brig M Thomas Ground in Kangpokpi DHQs.The inaugural ceremony was graced by Huidrom  Vikramjit Singh, Managing Director, HVS Construction Materials Pvt Ltd  as the chief guest while Lunseh Kipgen, Chairman, Kangpokpi Town Committee and Chongpu Kipgen, president DSA Sadar Hills who ..

YMDO on roll in Kh Sanajaoba and Memma Memorial Volleyball tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : YMDO scripted its third win in the 1st (Late) Kh Sanajaoba and Kh (O) Memma Devi Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Tournament being underway at Upokpi by beating TRYVC, Ukhrul by 3-1 sets today.YMDO slumped in the second set after a good start but clawed back well and successfully finished off the game 25-20, 22-25, 25-13, 25-23.Later in the day, MPSC thumped KYLSC, Kachikhul 25-22, 25-13, 25-23.TRYVC also got back to their winning ways in the third match by beating ..

Tuikong YC, P Geljang YC post comprehensive wins in 26th KHASA Tournament

Our CorrespondentCCPUR, Feb 22 : Tuikong YC and P Geljang YC registered emphatic wins in today's football matches of the  26th Kapaih Hill Area Sports Association (KHASA) tournament (football and volleyball) being underway at Khoirentak Khuman playgr..

Slender 1-0 win for MCK in Bpr Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : MCK, Kabowakching earned a narrow 1-0 win against LASHAL, Leimapokpam in the 7th match of the 4th L Itomcha Memorial Super Division Football League organised by DSA Bishnpur at Mini Stadium Bishnupur.   It ..

FC Moirang edge past ELSA 2-1 in Moirang Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : FC Moirang edged past ELSA, Naranseina 2-1 in the league round of the ongoing 2nd K Babu Memorial Super Division played at Multipurpose Ground, Moirang.Zawthangleen of the Moirang side netted the opening goal in the ..

AMFA Sr Women's Football League from Mar 5

IMPHAL, Feb 22 : The 11th AMFA Sr Women's Football League for BM Singh Trophy 2020-21 (Pre-Qualifying Round for IWL) will be commencing from March 5.The last date of entry and other formalities are to be completed by February 28, informed AMFA in a statem..

Bpr 1st Divn League : KLASA share spoils with SWC

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : KLASA, Keinou and SWC, Ishok played out a 1-1 draw today in the third match of the 1st Late Thokchom Ibopishak Singh 1st Division Football League 2021-21 being organised by DSA Bishnupur at Mini Stadium Bishnupur.Lei..

8th State Level Sub-Jr Hockey C'ship MEIRAA rout Hockey Thoubal 8-0 in men's opener

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 22 : MEIRAA, Bashikhong kicked off their Pool (A) campaign in of the  8th State Level Sub-Junior Men's & Women's Hockey Championship organised by Manipur Hockey with a 8-0 thrashing of Hockey Thoubal today at Khu..

T Sanamacha Chanu wins gold at Adriatic Pearl Tournament

NEW DELHI, Feb 21Vinka (60kg) and T Sanamacha Chanu (75kg) clinched gold medals as Indian youth boxers continued their outstanding show at the 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament in Budva, Montenegro.Apart from the two gold medals, the Indians added two silver and three more bronze to their tally on the penultimate day of the competition.Earlier, Alfiya Pathan (+81kg) secured the country's first gold in the on-going tournament.Rohtak's Vinka blanked her opponent Kristina Kriper from Moldova 5-0 in the ..

CYLC Open Tennis : H Shanker clinches men's singles title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : H Shanker clinched the men's open singles title of the 10th CYLC State Open Tennis Tournament organised by Association of Tennis Lovers at CYLC court Chingamathak.Shankar got the better of Luching Lukram 6-2, 6-4 in the final to walk away with a cash prize of Rs 10,000, a trophy and a certificate.T Tuleshwor and Th Ribhaskar earned the above 35 years doubles title with a hard fought 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 win against Kh Bona and S Rabi in the final.T Tuleshwor also claimed ..

Vijay Hazare Trophy Manipur suffer 10 wicket loss to Assam

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : Manipur crashed to a 10-wicket defeat in the hands of Assam in its plate group opener of this year's Vijay Hazare Trophy at IC-Gurunanak College, Chennai today.Owing to wet outfield, the match was delayed and reduced..

WYC ease into MNCA Plate tourney quarter finals

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : WYC notched up their 5th Group C win by thrashing RRCC, Churachandpur by 9 wickets at Langthabal Public Ground today to make themselves into the quarter finals of the ongoing 5th MNCA plate tournament.RRCC elected to..

8th State Level Sub-Jr Men's & Women Hockey C'ship begins

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : The 8th State Level Sub-Junior Men's & Women's Hockey Championship organised by Manipur Hockey was kicked off today at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium.11 men's teams and 8 women's teams grouped into two pools will b..

Al-Ameen crush THAU by 142 runs in MNCA Elite tournament

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : Al-Ameen, Lilong rode on half centuries by Md Basir Rahman (57), Md Noushad Ali (59) and Nawaz (58) to secure a huge 142 run victory against THAU, Thangmeiband in a Group A encounter of the 5th MNCA Elite Tournament ..

1st AMFA Cup : RAU, LYCC script convincing wins

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : RAU, Lairikyengbam Leikai and LYCC, Chandel posted comfortable wins today in the 1st AMFA Cup which is underway at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong.In today's first and tournament's 8th match, RAU sealed an easy 3..

YMDO secure second victory

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : YMDO, Heirangoithong cruised to second league stage victory in the 1st (Late) Kh Sanajaoba and Kh (O) Memma Devi Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Tournament which began yesterday at Upokpi.YMDO beat MPSC 25-27, 25-18, ..

Bpr Super Divn League : SAI-STC win 2-0

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 21 : SAI-STC, Utlou thumped YSWA, Utlou 2-0 today in the 4th L Itomcha Memorial Super Division Football League being underway at Mini Stadium Bishnupur under the aegis of DFA Bishnupur.It were first half goals from Th Mal..

30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament Babyrojisana, Sanamacha Chanu reach final as Alfiya Pathan wins India's first gold

NEW DELHI, Feb 20Indian women boxers continued their fine run as Alfiya Pathan (81+kg) claimed the country's first gold medal even as five others stormed into the finals of the 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament in Budva, Montenegro.Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg),..

PTRC extend winning run to three in MNCA Elite tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 20 : PTRC, Patsoi notched up their third straight win in the 5th MNCA Elite Tournament 2021 by trouncing Model, Chingamakha by 8 wickets today at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium, Luwangsangbam.Having thrashed TRAU and YWC in their previous matches, PTRC remained on top of the Group B table with 6 points.MODEL chose to bat first after winning the toss but had to bundle out on 97 in 30 overs of the total 40 as PTRC bowlers wreaked havoc across their batting line up.Y Karnajit ..

CYLC Tennis : Shanker to face Luching for men's singles title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 20 : Shanker Heisnam will lock horns with Luching Lukram for the men's singles title in the 10th CYLC Cash Prize Tennis Tournament organised by Association of Tennis Lovers at CYLC court at Singjamei Chingamathak.Shanker made it to the final beating Ribhaskar 6-4, 7-5 in the first semi-final match while Luching Lukram earned a hard fought 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 12-10 win against Bona to complete the final line up.In the men's doubles competition for above 45 years, Tuleshwar ..

MNCA Plate Tournament ESU cruise into quarter-finals with 5 straight victories

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 20 : Eastern Sporting Union (ESU), Wangkhei Palace Compound thrashed RCA, Lilong by 95 runs for 5th win on the trot and made themselves into the quarter-finals of the 5th MNCA Plate Tournament 2019-20.Having won the toss,..

JSYC hold KSYC in 1st AMFA Cup

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 20 : A stoppage time goal helped JSYC, Kangpokpi salvage a 2-2 draw with KVYO, Kwasiphai today in a Group A league match of the 1st AMFA Cup which is being underway at artificial football pitch, Lamlong Thongkhong.KYVO an..

Kangpokpi Dist Hockey Assn floated

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Feb 20 : Kangpokpi District Hockey Association was formally inaugurated today during a programme wherein Gyanendro Ningombam, president, Hockey India was given a warm felicitation.The felicitation ceremony held at  Ngahmun..

Sanajaoba & Memma Memorial volleyball tourney begins

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 20 : YMDO defeated YDA 25-9, 25-9, 25-21 today in the opening match of the 1st (Late) Kh Sanajaoba and Kh (O) Memma Devi Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Tournament.The tournament participated by 5 teams is organised by KRS..

KRFC win 3-1 in DFA Moirang Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 20 : KRFC, Sagang defeated AMOFA, Moirang 3-1 in the 6th match of the 2nd K Babu Memorial Super Division Football League tournament being organised by DFA, Moirang at Moirang Multipurpose HSS ground.KRFC dominated the gam..

ESU sail into semis of Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial Football

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 20 : ESU, Wangkhei edged out KLASA, Keinou 3-1 to book the last semi-final ticket of the 11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF Football Tournament 2020-21 organised by 143 Bn CRPF at SAI ground, Takyel.Naoba scored ..

KHASA tourney: Minthang scores treble as HYC drub MYC 5-1

Our CorrespondentCCPUR, Feb 20 :  Harmontlang YC (HYC) secured an emphatic 5-1 win against  Masemjang YC (MYC) today in a football league match of the 26th Kapaih Hill Area Sports Association (KHASA) tournament (football and volleyball) being un..

Governor's Cup fencing : KHFA emerge overall team champions

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 19 : KHFA were crowned overall team champions of the 16th Governor's Cup State Level Fencing Championship which was organised by Manipur Fencing Association from February 12 to 15 at the Indoor Hall of SAI-RC, Takyel Pat...

CYLC State Open Tennis : Stage set for semi-finals

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 19 : The semi-final line up for men's open singles, men's 35+ doubles, men's 45+ doubles competitions in the 10th CYLC Cash Prize State Open Tennis Tournament being organised by Association of Tennis Lovers have been comp..

Thang-Ta Maheikol, Yumnam Huidrom take home team champions title of 31st State Thang-Ta C'ship 2021

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 12 : Thang-Ta Maheikol, Yumnam  Huidrom emerged team champions of the 31st State Thang-Ta Championship-2021 organised by Huyel Langlon Thang-Ta Association, Manipur  with a haul of 16 gold, 10 silver and 9 bronze (128 points).Ibudhou Korouhanba Thang-Ta Cultural Association, Moidangpok (108 points) and PAHULASI, Mayaikoibi (87 points) bagged the team runners-up and 2nd runners-up titles while the best Coach title was conferred to Huidrom Kirankumar Singh ..

Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial Football YPHU, WAFA advance into quarters

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 12 : YPHU and WAFA advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing 11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial State Level Open Football Tournament at SAI, Sports Complex, Takyel.The first quarterfinals match of the day saw YPHU, Lalambung registering an easy 6-0 win over GC, CRPF, thanks to Olen hattrick (23', 43' and 65').K Arun opened the account for the Lalambung team in the 11th minute, before Olen struck two back to back goals in the 23rd and 43rd minute of the game ..

State Open Cash Prize Tennis C'ship G Abha clinches U-12 girls singles title, Dhanaraj wins U-12 boys

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 12 : G Abha clinched the title of U-12 girls singles category of the 40th State Open Cash Prize Tennis Championship-2021 underway at the Officers' Club Tennis Complex, Lamphelpat by defeating  Angelica in straight sets 4-0, 4-1.Meanwhile, the title of U-12 boys singles went to Dhanaraj as he defeated Soham K 4-1, 2-4, 4-1 in the final match.T Rajiv will square off against Karanajit in the U-14 boys singles finals as they both beat their opponents in the semifinals ..

Sports seminar

IMPHAL, Feb 12 : The sports cell of BJP Manipur Pradesh is organising a State level sports seminar on "Introspecting the Manipur Sports' at Imphal Hotel on  February 14.K Radhakumar retd IAS; Leishangthem Ajit sports writer ( Hueiyen Lanpao  ); ..

Fitness test

IMPHAL, Feb 12 : The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) has informed that they would be conducting annual referees fitness test on February 14 at 7 am  at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium for the referees who didn't attend in the previous test.AMFA, i..

Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial Football Win for SSU Singjamei, YUFC Ukhrul and ESU, Wangkhei

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 11 : SSU Singjamei, YUFC Ukhrul and ESU Wangkhei prevailed in today's matches of the ongoing 11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial State Level Open Football Tournament at SAI, Sports Complex at Takyel.In the first match of the day, SSU registered a convincing 3-0 win over  NESU Khurai.Th Premijit netted the opener in the 28th minute to give the Singjamei side a 1-0 lead. Karbiraj doubled the SSU's lead in extra time of the first half.Though NESU made a desperate ..

State Thang-Ta C'ship Ibudhou Korouhanba Thang-Ta Moidangpok leading with 15 gold

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 11: Ibudhou Korouhanba Thang-Ta Moidangpok are at the forefront of the ongoing 31st State Thang-Ta Championship-2021 medal tally with 15 gold , 4 silver and 3 bronze.Thang-Ta Maheikol, Yumnam Huidrom is the closest competitor of the leading unit with 12 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze.In the sub junior girls phunaba ama event (U-21kg event), H Bidyaluxmi of Kanglei Thang-Ta, Maklang; M Chanjabi Chanu of Layingthou Thang-Ta, Kangmong and Laikhulembi Chanu Laishram clinched ..

State Open Cash Prize Tennis C'ship Sohan to meet Dhanraj in U-12 boys singles final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 11 : Sohan will square off  against Dhanraj in the Under -12 boys  singles final of the 40th State Open Cash Prize Tennis Championship-2021 which is underway at the Officers' Club Tennis Complex at Lamphelpat.In the U-12 semifinals matches staged today, Sohan sealed a straight sets (4-0, 4-2) win against Kishan Th while Dhanaraj thrashed Joshua 4-1, 4-1.In the mens' singles, Rivaskar overwhelmed Leelenje 6-1, 6-2 and  Beacker downed Paras 6-1, 6-0.The ..

ADC Chandel Trophy Hnahringkhu YC emerge champions

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 11 : Hnahringkhu YC emerged champions of the ADC Chandel Trophy Super Division Football League 2020-21 organised by District Sports Association Chandel after defeating Tampi FC YC 4-1 in a dramatic tie-break.As expected, the two sides gave fine performances till the final minutes to take home the big win, however, it was Hnahringkhu YC which came out stronger.Tampi FC which entered the final after securing a 2-0 win over Kapaam DC  in the semifinal started their ..

AIFF selects 8 players from State for friendly matches

IMPHAL, Feb 11 The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) has informed that 8 women players from the State have been selected for participating in international friendly matches from February 14 to 24 at Alanya, Turkey for the forthcoming AFC Women'..

State Thang-Ta C'ship Thang-Ta Maheikol lead tally with 12 gold medals

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 10 : Thang-Ta Maheikol, Yumnam Huidrom are leading the medal tally in the 31st State Thang-Ta Championship-2021 with 12 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals as the championship organised by Huyel Langlon Thang-Ta Association, Manipur entered fourth day.PAHULASI, Mayai Koibi with 8 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze medals are second so far while ANJIKA, Sangaiprou are third on 5 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals.The fourth day of the championship saw sub-junior boys competing ..

Ch Manglemba nominated as referee for Sub-Jr Volleyball Nationals

IMPHAL, Feb 10National volleyball referee, Ch Manglemba from Manipur has been nominated as referee for the 43rd Sub-Junior National Volleyball Championship for boys and girls to be held at Velore from February 24 to 28...

Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial Football UPSA edge out NEROCA 4-3 on penalties as MPSC see off TRUGPU 2-1

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 10 : UPSA, Pukhao and MPSC defeated their respective rivals to advance into the next round of the 11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial State Level Open Football Tournament today at SAI, Sports Complex at Takyel.In the first match of the day and tournament's 8th, UPSA defeated NEROCA 4-3 via penalty shoot out following a 2-2 draw during normal time.It was indeed a neck to neck competition as NEROCA led 1-0 till the first half with Th Naocha goal in the 14th minute ..

40th State Open Cash Prize Tennis Championship gets underway

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 10 : The 40th edition of State Open Cash Prize Tennis Championship-2021 began today at the Officers' Club Tennis Complex at Lamphelpat.The championship will see boys and girls belonging to U-10, U-12, U-14 categories compete in singles events besides ladies singles, men's singles and doubles, +45 years men's singles and doubles; and +55 years men's singles and doubles events.In the men's singles opening match, Paras got off to a flying start as he saw off Y Mahesh ..

Sushila, Indubala selected for Asian Judo C'ship and Tokyo Games qualifiers

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 10 : Two judo players from Manipur, L Sushila Devi (48 kg) and M Indubala Devi (78 kg) closes in for Tokyo Games qualification as they got selection for the 2021 Asian Judo Championship and the qualifying events for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The trial for the Asian event and the Olympic qualifiers was held at IG Stadium, New Delhi yesterday.L Sushila Devi, who is working for the Manipur police department, is one of the best performing judo players in India and ..

E Pishak Memorial Volleyball TRYVC set up final date with YMDO

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 10 : YMDO, Heirangoithong will play TRYVC, Ukhrul in the final match of the 3rd Elangbam Pishak Singh Memorial State Level Men's Open Volleyball Tournament conducted by Young Students' Club, Sekmaijin.In the first semi-fin..

Bpr Super Divn League from February 14

IMPHAL, Feb 10 : The 4th edition of L Itomacha Memorial Super Division Football League-2021 will be commencing from February 14 under the aegis of District Sports Association, Bishnupur with a total of 7 teams participating in it.The teams participating i..

Tudor Riamei-Disinlung Gangmei emerge champions

Our CorrespondentNONEY, Feb 10 : The pair of Tudor Riamei and Disinlung Gangmei lifted the title of the Open Men's Doubles Badminton tournament organised by Longmai Bazaar Youth Club (LBYC) under the sponsorship of 86 Bn CRPF Noney at Longmai Common Groun..

31st State Thang-Ta Championship PAHULASI win three gold in senior men's phunaba ama events

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 8 : PAHULASI, Mayai Koibi earned three gold medals in phunaba ama events for senior men today as the 31st State Thang-Ta Championship organised by Thang-Ta Shanglen, Yumnam Huidrom entered its second day.PAHULASI won the medals through P Babi Singh (U-66 kg), M Lamnganba (U-70 kg) and L Somojit Singh (U-75 kg).Telheiba Asem of Chinga Lairembi Thang-Ta, Singjamei won the U-46 kg senior men's phunaba ama gold medal before N Bishorjit of Meitei of Enat Thang-Ta Sindamshang, ..

5th MNCA Elite Tournament N Johnson, bowlers help PTRC thrash YWC by 114 runs

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Feb 8 : PTRC, Patsoi Part IV registered an emphatic 114 runs victory against YWC, Langthabal for the second win in the Group B campaign of the 5th MNCA W Prahlada and W Ramananda Elite Tournament which is being underway at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, Luwangsangbam.YWC had to rue their decision to let PTRC bat first as they slumped to 48 all out in 14.5 overs in the chase though the latter team set a modest target of 163 runs losing 8 wickets in 35 overs.Despite YWC bowlers ..