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Thoubal T-20 Cricket Tournament All rounder Bashid propels Al-Ameen into final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 13 : Al-Ameen banked on Al-Bashid's all round performance to overwhelm LMCC by 40 runs and make themselves into the final of the Thoubal District T-20 Cricket Tournament being underway at Moijing playground.After being let to bat first, Al-Ameen rode on Al Bashid's knock of 58 runs and Bashir's 40 to post a total of 171 runs for 7 and held LMCC to 131 for 9 wickets in reply.Though LMCC's overall bowling attack was blunt and struggled to contain Al-Ameen batsmen, Washim ..

Match officials for Sh Rakesh Singh 2nd Divn League named

IMPHAL, Apr 13The District Sports Association Kakching has announced the names of match commissioners and referees who will be conducting matches of the 2nd Sh Rakesh Singh Second Division Football League Tournament which will begin from April 16.As per a..

XI-Star SU emerge MK Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League winners

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 12 : XI-Star SU were crowned the champions of the Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Super Division Football as they capped their league campaign with a 7-1 thrashing of SAK, Yumnam Khunou for third win and to finish on top of the league table.XI-Star SU and ESU amassed the same 11 points from three wins and 2 draws in this 6 team top tier league tournament organised by the Imphal East District Football Association but the Akampat team had the edge on account of superior ..

YWC-L thump MAF by 40 runs in 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy opener

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 12 : YWC, Langthabal eased to a 40 run victory against MAF, New Lambulane in the opening match of the 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium today. The day also saw WYC, Wangkhem, TRAU and MPSC register wins at different venues.In the opening match (Group A), YWC stacked up 156 for 6 after being led to bat first and held MAF to 116 for 7 in their quota of 20 overs.Bikramjit hit a 49-ball 50 for YWC-L while Jiko and Dinachandra added 34 and ..

Thoubal District T-20 Cricket Tournament Al-Ameen finish league leaders, to meet LMCC in first semi-final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 12 : Al-Ameen defeated RCA in an all-Lilong clash for the fourth win in five matches and to finish atop of the league stage table in the Thoubal District T-20 Cricket Tournament organised by Thoubal District Cricket Association under the supervision of MNCA at Moijing playground.Having secured three wins earlier in four matches, Al-Ameen had to struggle against RCA to secure a 9 run win today. They won the toss and posted a moderate total of 150 runs at the cost of ..

Manipur Archery Assn informs

IMPHAL, Apr 12The Manipur Archery Association (MAA) has fixed  last dates for application of transfer, renewal and player registrations today.As per an office memorandum of the association, the last date for submission for application of transfer is ..

Tbl Super Division Football League SYDA bounce back as ASSA blank DUC 6-0 for third win on trot

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 12 : SYDA, Athokpam bounced back from opening match defeat to carve out a 5-2 win over SWYC, Charangpat while ASSA, Sangaiyumpham overwhelm-ed DUC, Charangpat by 6-0 goals for the third straight victories in the Lambamayu..

Hyderabad FC trials from April 19

IMPHAL, Apr 12 : Hyderabad FC are set to conduct " National Youth Trials-2021", a talent hunt for various age categories from April 19 to 21 at Artificial Turf at Langjing Achouba.The trial for U-18 category (born in between 2004 and 2006) will be conduct..

KSO Phailengmol Island Block's Sports Meet begins

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 12 : The fifth edition of Kuki Students' Organisation Phailengmol Island Block Sports Meet 2021 begins at Saichang Village in Kangpokpi district today.The inaugural function of the sports meet was attended by Yamthong Haok..

SKYC beat YDO 2-0 for first win in IW Super Divn Football League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 12 : SKYC, Sekmai prevailed 2-0 over YDO, Kwakeithel Lamdong as they kicked off their campaign in the 21st S Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament at Chajing Awang Leikai ground today.SKYC enjo..

UBSA claim Ksh Leihao Super Division title as SWC, SAO share spoils

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 11 : UBSA, Mantak have fetched the 19th Ksh Leihao Devi Memorial Super Division Football league tournament title organised by District Sports Association Kakching.UBSA's title was confirmed today after another title contender, SAO, Kakching played out a 2-2 draw with  SWC-Keirak.The day saw SAO boosting their title chances by leading 1-0 till the break but second half surge and two goals by SWC crushed their hope. W Sumanda was the first to open SAO's account ..

WMC seal L Shanta Memorial Veteran Volleyball tournament title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 11 : WMC, Moidangpok Khunou laid their hands on the title of the 1st L Shanta Singh Memorial Veteran Volleyball tournament title by beating hosts VDC, Yairipok today.Though the host gave a tough competition, WMC held their nerves to beat VDC 25-23, 25-22, 25-23 and secured the top honour of the veteran tournament conducted at Yairipok.Earlier in the third place title clash, HVA, Heirok beat MLV in straight sets (25-13, 25-22, 25-20). VDC's L Tomba, Th Sanjoy and Y ..

Al Bashir shines as KKR lift T20 MMCT trophy

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Apr 11: The first edition of T20 Mangboi Memorial Cricket Tournament organized by Kangpokpi Cricket Association ended in style today at Brig M Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi.The tournament is organized in memory of (L) S Thanglienman..

PAMYAL kick off IW Super Divn League campaign with 2-0 win

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 11 : PAMYAL, Patsoi kicked off their campaign in the S Birendra Memorial Super Division League organised by Imphal West District Football Association with a 2-0 thumping of NC Club, Khonghampat at Lilong Chajing ground to..

TKTL fetes fencers

IMPHAL, Apr 11The Thongju Kendra Tengbang Lip (TKTL) has today felicitated fencing players who brought home medals from National tournaments held recently in Uttarakhand and Odisha.The felicitation programme was attended by social activist, Seram Neken; T..

ABA, KSDC split points in IE 1st Division Football League

IMPHAL, Apr 11 : ABA, Kshetrigao and KSDC, Khomidok played out a goalless draw to share a point each in the Group B league competition of the M Ibobi Memorial First Division Football League at XI Star SU Ground at Akampat.SSC, Porompat vs PRYA, Khundrakpa..

Chingkheihunba PC-A beat X-Polo Club 4-1 to win IE Polo Tournament title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : Chingkheihunba Polo Club-A (CHPC-A) prevailed 4-1 over X-Polo Club to seal the title of the 1st Imphal East District Polo Tournament organised jointly by Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association and New Vision Organisation, Yairipok Top Chingtha at Top Chingtha and Ningthounai Kangjeibung.CHPC-A which cruised to the final via a dominating 13-0 win against Paradise Polo Club, relied on A Basanta's double today to defeat X-Polo Club.Basanta found his first goal ..

NAPSA thump LCCC to earn T Subol Memorial Veteran T20 Cricket title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : NAPSA-Kha Imphal eclipsed LCCC-Lilong Chajing by 4 wickets today to claim the title of the 5th T Subol Memorial Veteran T-20 Cricket Tournament at Oriental College and Model Hr Secondary School playground.LCCC won the toss and posted a modest total of 128 runs for 8 after electing to bat first. NAPSA however went past the target (131) with 3 balls and 4 wickets left to spare to secure the top honour of the 8-team tournament organised by Manipur Veteran Cricket ..

YWC-L hold CHIKL in IW Super Division Football League opener

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : YWC, Langthabal and CHIKL, Chajing played out a 1-1 draw as the 21st S Birendra Singh Super Division Football League 2021 kick-started today at Lilong Chajing Ground.In all 6 teams are taking part in this top tier tournament organised under the supervision of Imphal West District Football Association.The two sides were neck and neck throughout the game but it were CHIKL who enjoyed an early lead with N Leingakpa opening up the scoring account in the 10th minute. ..

Tbl T-20 Cricket : RCA register 7 wicket win

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : RCA, Lilong thumped LMCC, Mairenkhong by by 7 wickets as AKSDO, Khangabok down CAL by 6 runs in today's matches of the Thoubal District T-20 Cricket Tournament being underway at Moidangpok playground.In the first match of the day, LMCC slumped to a paltry total of 75 runs in 16.5 overs after being let to bat first and RCA went past the target at the cost of three wickets in 12.2 overs as Ashlam Khan scored an unbeaten 38.Rafiq with 16 runs was the highest scorer ..

Bpr Dist Canoeing & Kayaking Assn expresses gratitude

IMPHAL, Apr 10 : The Bishnupur District Canoeing and Kayaking Association has expressed heartfelt gratitude to CO of 31 Assam Rifles Kangvai Post, Col Kumar Adarsh for contributing gym equipment meant for the rowing, canoeing and kayaking athletes at Moir..

WMC vs VDC in Shanta Memorial Veteran Volleyball final

IMPHAL, Apr 10 : WMC, Moidangpok will lock horns with VDC, Yairipok in the final of the 1st Late L Shanta Memorial State Level Veteran's Volleyball Tournament being underway at VDC volleyball court in Yairipok.WMC made it to the finals with a 23-25, 25-14..

NCK extend winning run

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : Hosts, NCK extended its winning run to two in the 1st Inter Village Men's Open Volleyball Tournament underway at its court.Having beaten LCL, Leiphrakpam in their opening fixture (Group A) yesterday, NCK downed HYDO-..

Tbl Super Divn League Jolly inspires DUC to 4-0 win against SWYC

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : M Jolly ran riot to score all four goals to help DUC rout SWYC in an all Charangpat clash in the ongoing Lambamayum Memcha Memorial Super Division Football League today.M Jolly who was in brilliant form since the beg..

UPAA edge past USA 2-1 in IE Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : UPAA, Kiyamgei sealed a 2-1 win against USA, Khurai today in the Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League tournament.UPAA which were trailing behind by 1 goal made their way back into the game after ..

Narrow 1-0 win for YOSC

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 10 : YOSC, Khurai Konsam Leikai sealed a slender 1-0 win against PRYA, Khundrak today in a group A league match of the ongoing M Ibobi Memorial First Division Football League.The lone goal that helped YOSC seal all three ..

YWU emerge champions of 18th KK Memorial 1st Divn Football League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 9 : YWU, Kakching were crowned champions of the 18th Kishorkumar Memorial 1st Division Football League organised by DSA Kakching with three of three wins in final league round of the tournament.YWU completed the winning treble today by notching up a comfortable 4-1 win against AIFA, Irengband in the last league encounter of the tournament at DSA playground in Kakching.Having beaten KMSWC and DYA in dominating styles earlier, confident YWU continued to maintain their ..

Tbl T-20 Cricket: LMCC beat WYC in last over thriller

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 9 : LMCC, Mairenkhong bounced back from previous match defeat to overwhelm WYC, Wangkhem by 6 wickets in a last over thriller today at Moijing playground in the ongoing Thoubal District T-20 Cricket Tournament organised by Thoubal District Cricket Association under the aegis of Manipur Cricket Association.WYC won the toss and chose to bat first. With Momocha (57) and Samungou (54) hitting half centuries, WYC posted a commendable total of 159 runs for 6 in 20 overs.The ..

ESU thump PYA 2-0 in IE Super Divn Football League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 9 : ESU capped its campaign in the Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League Tournament with a 2-0 win against PYA, Kairang at XI Star SU ground, Akampat today.ESU which have been in brilliant form since the beginning of the match kept their form intact and rode on second half goals to secure the 2-0 win against the Kairang team which managed to soak up first half charges.After a goalless first half, Lalkhanlen ended the drought in the 52nd minute ..

HYDO-A clinch two wins as NCK Volleyball Tournament begins

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 9 : HYDO-A, Heikrujam sealed two wins in the opening day of the 1st Inter Village Men's Open Volleyball Tournament organised by NCK, Kangmong at its court.In all, 10 teams clubbed into two groups are taking part in this tournament.HYDO-A got off to a winning start in their Group (B) stage campaign by defeating WMC, Moidangpok by 3-1 sets    in the tourney opener this morning.HYDO-A started brightly and conceded only once before wrapping up the match ..

AR organises Khoupum Sports and Culture Festival

IMPHAL, Apr 9Khoupum Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters 21 Sector Assam Rifles and Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) has kicked off the Khoupum Sports and Culture Fest 'TARANG' at Thanagong village of Khoupum Valley today.The opening ceremony of the festival commenced with an opening prayer by the chairman of Khoupum Area Village Authority Council (KAVAC) and it was followed by traditional Rongmei  march past by the participants, said AR in a statement.Sporting events ..

Stage set for semis of L Shanta Memorial Veteran Volleyball tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 9 : The semi-final line up of the 1st L Shanta Singh Memorial State Level Veteran's Volleyball Tournament-2021 has been completed today.WMC, Moidangpok will take on HVA, Heirok in the first semi final match of this tourna..

Kakching Super Divn League Ngamneiril scores hattrick as UBSA blank JA 3-0

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 9 : Ngamneiril was unstoppable as he netted a thrice enroute to UBSA's 3-0 rout of JA, Kakching yesterday in the 19th Ksh Leihao Memorial Super Division Football League.Ngamneiril opened up the scoring as early as 10 minu..

DFA Moirang winds up Grassroots Football Development Prog

IMPHAL, Apr 9 : In line with the instruction issued by the All India Football Federation in wake of the rising COVID-19 cases, District Football Association Moirang has yesterday wrapped up the AMFA Grassroots Football Development Programme which was unde..

Mary Kom, Lovlina Borgohain in Indian women's boxing squad for Asian Championships

NEW DELHI, Apr 8Olympic-bound six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) will spearhead the Indian women’s challenge in the Asian Boxing Championship slated to be held here from May 21 to 31. Mary Kom is a six-time Asian medallist, including five gold medals. She had opted out of the previous edition of the event in 2019.She recently won a bronze medal at a tournament in Spain, her first competitive outing since qualifying for the Olympics a year ago. Another prominent name in the team for the ..

NAPSA vs LCCC in title clash for T Subol Memorial T20 Cricket

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 8 : NAPSA, Kha Imphal will lock horns with LCCC, Chajing for the title of the 5th T Subol Memorial Veteran T20 Cricket Tournament organised by Manipur Veteran Cricket Association on April 10.LCCC beat Model Club, Chingamakha by 6 wickets to secure the final berth today in a semi-final clash while NAPSA upstaged YWC, Langthabal by 4 wickets to complete the final line up.In the clash between Model Club and LCCC, Model Club won the toss and chose to bat first. They however ..

IE Polo : Chingkheihunba PC-A set up final date with X-Polo Club

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 8 : Chingkheihunba Polo Club-A demolished Paradise Polo Club 13-0 to set up 1st Imphal East District Polo Tournament title clash with X-Polo Club, Wangkhei which carved out a 6-4 win against Chingkheihunba PC-B, Kongpal in the first semi-final match today.X-Polo Club got off to a flying start against Chingkheihunba PC-B as P Vikash scored twice and L Atangba added a single. Kh Yaikhomba on the other hand pulled back a goal for the Kongpal team to make it 1-3 at the ..

YMDO clinch Hemchandra Memorial Volleyball tourney title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 8 : YMDO, Heirangoithong carved out a 3-2 win against TRYVC, Ukhrul to lift the title of the 1st Thingnam Hemchandra Singh Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Tournament organised at Narankonjin Mayai Leikai.YMDO fought back twice in this nip and tuck final encounter to beat spirited TRYVC 28-26, 22-25, 25-20, 18-25, 15-13 and secured the top honour.L Santosh of TRYVC, Ukhrul was adjudged  best spiker of the tournament while Joyson of YMDO was named best setter.Best ..

HVA, MLV win in Shanta Memorial Veteran volleyball tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 8 : HVA, Heirok and MLV, Mayai Lambi earned  straight set victories today in the L Shanta Memorial State Level Veteran Volleyball Tournament-2021 organised by Volleyball Development Committee at Yairipok Shiphai Leik..

SAK, UPAA split points in IE Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 8 : SAK and UPAA played out a 2-2 draw today share the spoils in today's match of the Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League being organised by the Imphal East District Football Association at XI-Star S..

Massive wins for Al-Ameen, WYC

IMPHAL, Apr 8Al-Ameen and WYC posted emphatic victories in today's matches of the ongoing Thoubal District T-20 Cricket Tournament.In the 10th match of the tournament, WYC posted a mammoth total of 187 runs for 2 in 20 overs riding on Sangkar's 57 ball 12..

WYFC, ASSA prevail in Tbl Super Division Football League

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 8 : WYFC, Wangjing and ASSA, Sangaiyumpham prevailed in today's matches of the ongoing Lambamayum Memcha Devi Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament organised by DFA Thoubal at Kodompokpi Sports Complex Wangjin..

IE Dist Polo Tournament Paradise Polo Club, Chingkheihunba PC-A win to complete last four line up

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 7 : Paradise Polo Club, Wangkhei edged out Eastern Students' Club (ESC)-B, Nongmeibung and Chingkheihunba Polo Club (CHPC)-A hammered 12-1 past Ibudhou Marjing Kh KL, Heingang to complete the semi-final line up of the ongoing 1st Imphal East District Polo Tournament.In the third quarter final match of the tournament staged today, Paradise relied on a late additional chukker goal to pull off a close 4-3 win over ESC-B.Four chukkers were enough for the two sides to ..

AKSDO, LMCC win in Tbl Dist T-20 Cricket

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 7 : AKSDO, Khangabok and LMCC, Lilong Mairenkhong emerged victorious in today's matches of the Thoubal District T-20 Cricket League Cum Knock-Out Tournament which is underway at Moijing playground.In the 8th match of the tournament, LMCC got the better of CAL by 3 wickets.CAL posted 104 runs for 9 in their quota of 20 overs after winning the toss and LMCC reached 105 for 8 in 15.2 overs for the win.Kabir (21), Netrajit (17), Rohit (16) and Ingoton (15) were top run ..

Kakching 1st Divn League Samir, Arif power KMSWC to 5-2 win

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 7 : Samir and Arif scored two goals each to earn KMSWC-Keirak a convincing 5-2 win against DYA-Elangkhangpokpi and remained in hunt for the title of the 18th KK Memorial 1st Division Football League organised by DSA Kakching.With two of two wins in the final league stage, YWU remain title favourites but their game against AIFA on April 9 will be crucial and decide whether YWU or KMSWC leave with the tournament title.In today's match, KMSWC had a flying start and entered ..

Teams for Federation Cup, 69th Junior Mr India, 60th Senior Mr India competitions announced

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 7 : The Indian Body Building and Fitness Federation Manipur Unit has announced the names of athletes who will represent the unit at the Federation Cup, 69th Junior Mister India and 60th Senior Mister India competitions to be held in Aurangabad from April 19 to 25.Names of the players short-listed for the competitions to be held under the aegis of Indian Body Building and Fitness Federation are as follows:Federation CupBodybuilding : Th Tony (U-Fitness: 55 kg), S Sachideva ..

IE Super Divn League XI Star SU play out goalless draw with PYA

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 7 : XI Star SU, Akampat and PYA, Kairang played out a goalless draw today  in the ongoing Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League Tournament organised by Imphal East District Football Association.Pl..

28 teams in fray for 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy title

IMPHAL, Apr 7The Manipur Cricket Association (MNCA) has announced that the 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy 2021 will be commencing from April 12 onwards at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground and Model Hr Secondary School and Oriental College Ground.The tournamen..

L Shanta Memorial Veteran Volleyball tournament begins

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 7 : The first edition of L Shanta Singh Memorial State Level Veteran Volleyball Tournament-2021 kicked off today with the participation of 6 teams clubbed into two groups at Yairipok Shiphai Leikai.In the opening (Group A..

AMFA to organise 1st FUTSAL Tournament from May 2

IMPHAL, Apr 7The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) is set to organise the 1st FUTSAL Tournament 2021 from May 2.Entry to the tournament (fee: Rs 5000 ) can be made till April 25, said AMFA in a statement.It further said that the managers' meeting wi..

Kishan shines as The Sangai Express cruise to fourth cricket title at Journalists' Sports Meet

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : Th Kishan blazed off a half century to guide The Sangai Express to the fourth consecutive cricket title at the Journalists' Sports Meet organised by the All Manipur Working Journalists' Union.With the conclusion of the cricket tournament at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium today, the 11th edition of the Journalists' Sports Meet came to an end.Having secured three titles in succession since 2018, The Sangai Express defeated Impact TV in the final today for the fourth ..

Mirabai Chanu's medal hopes swell after North Korea's withdrawal from Tokyo Olympics

NEW DELHI, Apr 6Star Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's chances of winning a medal at the upcoming Olympics received a shot in the arm on Tuesday after North Korea announced it will not be participating in the Tokyo Games.North Korea pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics, to be held from July 23 to August 8, to protect its athletes from the "world public health crisis caused by COVID-19."Former world champion Chanu currently occupies the fourth place in the women's 49kg Tokyo Games qualifying rankings ..

TRYVC, YMDO triumph in Hemchandra Memorial Volleyball

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : TRYVC, Ukhrul and YMDO, Heirangoi-thong emerged victorious in today's matches of the 1st Th Hemchandra Singh Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Tournament being underway at Narankonjin Mayai Leikai.TRYVC which beat YMDO y..

1st IE Dist Polo Tournament CHPC-B set up semi-final date with X Polo Club

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : Chingkheihunba Polo Club-B (CHPC-B) saw off Khurai Polo Club 4-3 to set up a semi-final date with X Polo Club which drubbed CHPC-C 7-1 today in the ongoing 1st Imphal East District Polo Tournament.In the first quarter..

ESU thump USA 2-0 in IE Super Divn Football League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : ESU, Wangkhei Palace Compound sealed a comfortable 2-0 win against USA, Khurai today in the 10th match of the Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League Tournament being underway at XI Star SU ground at..

Al-Ameen, WYC romp in Tbl District T20 Cricket tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : Al-Ameen and WYC posted impressive wins in today's matches of the ongoing Thoubal District T20 League Cum Knock Out Cricket Tournament.In the first match of the day, WYC sealed a four wicket win against RCA. RCA poste..

DUC down WYFC 3-1 in Thoubal Super Divn Football League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : DUC, Charangpat triumphed 3-1 over WYFC, Wangjing as SWYC, Charangpat played out a 2-2 draw against RPU, Papal in today's matches of the Lambamayum Memcha Devi Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament 2021 a..

Veteran T20 Cricket : YWC-L, Model Club complete semi-final line up

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : YWC-Langthabal and Model Club-Chingamakha secured victories today to move into the semi-finals of the 5th T Subol Memorial Veteran T20 Cricket Tournament organised under the aegis of Manipur Veteran Cricket Associatio..

Kak Super Divn League SWC edge 2-1 past JA as SAO hold UBSA

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 6 : SWC, Keirak rode on a late brace by L Avinash to pip JA 2-1 and SAO held UBSA to a 1-1 draw in today's final league round matches of the 19th Ksh Leihao Devi Memorial Super Division Football League 2021 being organise..

ASSA blank YDC 4-0 in Thoubal Super Division League opener

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : ASSA, Sangaiyumpham kicked off the Lambamayum Memcha Devi Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament organised by DFA Thoubal at Kodompokpi Sports Complex Wangjing with a comfortable 4-0 victory against YDC, Khoirom today.ASSA dominated the game thoroughly and were 3-0 ahead  till the break riding on a brace by Md Asif before completing the 4-0 rout of YDC. Md Altaf opened up the scoring for the Sangaiyumpham side in the 11th minute before Md Asif ..

Al-Ameen, RCA emerge victorious in Tbl T-20 Cricket Tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : Al-Ameen and RCA posted victories in today's matches of the Thoubal District T-20 League Cum Knock-Out Cricket Tournament being underway at Moijing Playground, Thoubal.In the fourth match of the tournament, Al-Ameen got the better of WYC by 8 wickets as Bashir hit an unbeaten half century in the chase after WYC won the toss and elected to bat first. The WYC's innings saw Manorjit topscore with 30 to help his team gather a total of 121 runs for 9 in two overs after ..

Footballer Chinglensana returns to rousing reception

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : Konsham Chinglensana Singh who was part of the Indian National Football team which visited Oman and United Arab for international friendlies got a warm reception as he landed here at Imphal International Airport this evening.Though the footballer arrived at 6.30 pm, more than two hours behind schedule due to flight delay, his parents, supporters and well wishers from his birthplace-Churachandpur waited patiently to give him a rousing welcome.Chinglensana, born ..

PSAM greets State athletes

IMPHAL, Apr 5The Pencak Silat Association of Manipur has extended heartfelt greetings to the Manipuri athletes who made the State proud by winning many medals at the 7th National Pencak Silat Championship 2020-21.33 athletes and 3 officials from Manipur took part in the championship held from March 24 to 31, said a statement of the Pencak Silat Association of Manipur (PSAM).A Sarjubala (Senior 60-65 kg), Y Sanamacha (Senior 70-75 kg), U Herojit (Open Class), Naorem Boynao (Tungal), H Bishan (Ganda), ..

Tayenjan Bipil feted

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Apr 5 : Manipur's U-14 cyclist Tayenjam Bipil who clinched a bronze medal at the recently held National Cycling Championship was accorded a warm reception yesterday at Thoubal Leishangthem Wangmataba by Leishangthem Wangmataba Youth Club.Tayenjam Bipil is the son of Tayenjam Joy and Tayenjam Ongbi Chaoba Devi of Thoubal Leishangthem Wangmataba...

TRYVC, MPSC register win

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : TRYVC, Ukhrul and MPSC secured comfortable wins in today's league matches of the 1st Th Hemchandra Singh Memorial Men's Open Volleyball Tournament being underway at Narankonjin Mayai Leikai since yesterday with the pa..

IE Dist Polo : Chingkheihunba PC-B, Ibudhou Marjing KHKL sail into quarter finals

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : Chingkhei-hunba Polo Club-B (CHPC-B), Kongpal and Ibudhou Marjing Khubam Kanba Lup (IMKHKL), Heingang ran riot against their rivals to make themselves into the last 8 stage of the ongoing 1st Imphal East District Polo..

ABA overwhelm SSC 4-1 in M Ibobi Memorial 1st Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : ABA-Kshetrigao romped to a 4-1 win against SSC, Sekta in the Moirangthem Ibobi Memorial First Division Football Tournament which was kicked off yesterday at XI-Star SU ground at Akampat under the aegis of the District..

IE Super Divn Football League : PYA earn first win in three matches

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : PYA-Kairang pulled off a 3-1 win against UPAA-Kiyamgei after two losses in the ongoing Maharaj Kumar Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League Tournament at XI Star SU ground at Akampat today.PYA got off to a flying..

Kakching 1st Divn League : YWU, KMSWC romp to emphatic victories

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 5 : YWU, Kakching and KMSWC earned similar 5-0 wins against their respective rivals in the final league round matches of the ongoing 18th KK Memorial 1st Division Football League at DSA playground at Kakching.YWU inched c..

1st Imphal East District Polo Tournament begins

Our CorrespondentThoubal, Apr 4 :  The first edition of Imphal East District Polo Tournament organised jointly by Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association and New Vision Organisation kicked off at Yairipok Top Chingtha and Ningthounai Kangjeibung today.The inaugural function of the tournament was attended by social worker, Lourembam Sanjoy Singh as the chief guest; Dr S Joykumar, advisor to the Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association as functional president; Dr Maibam Rajendra Singh, advisor ..

Jodiba shines as YWC-L cruise to Veteran Cricket Tourney title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 4 : YWC, Langthabal rode on Jodiba's all round performance to defeat Model Club, Chingamakha by 3 wickets and secure the title of the XVIII MVCA Cricket Tournament-2021 here at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium today.After winning the toss, Model Club elected to bat first and amassed a meagre total of 147 runs for 8 in the stipulated 30 overs and the Langthabal raced to 149 for 7 in 25.1 overs to seal the tournament title.Dr Sunil made the most of the scoring for Model ..

A Iboton Memorial U-15 Football RFCC overcome Loktak FC 3-2, slender 1-0 win for TYDA-A

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 4 : RFCC, Keinou overcame late pressure to edge past Loktak FC by 3-2 goals as TYDA-A, Toubul sealed a narrow 1-0 win against UKCCL, Oinam today in the 6th A Iboton Memorial U-15 Football League 2020-21 organised by Distr..

T Subol Memorial Veteran T20 Cricket NAPSA thrash CHAMP by 6 wickets to seal semi-final ticket

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 3 : NAPSA, Kha Imphal made themselves into the semi-finals of the T Subol Memorial Veteran T20 Cricket Tournament being organised by Manipur Veteran Cricket Association at two venues.NAPSA which sealed a 5 wicket triumph against YUCC for the first win yesterday, came out on top of CHAMP, Khagempalli with a 6 wicket victory today at Oriental College and Model Hr Secondary School ground.The Kha Imphal side chose wisely to field first after winning the toss and restricted ..

Ashwajit finishes runner up at ALTEVOL-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 3 : Manipur's Ashwajit Senjam finished runner up in the U-14 boys singles competition at the ALTEVOL-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament held at Altevol-Alexander Waske Tennis University in Ahmedabad, Gujarat from March 29 to April 2.In the U-14 boys singles final, Ashwajit went down 3-6, 6-7 (4-7) to Samprit Sharma to settle for the second place title.Ashwajit also had made it to the doubles quarter finals in the U-14 National Tournament which was recently held in ..

LMCC beat AKSDO by 10 runs as Thoubal Dist T-20 Cricket Tournament kicks off

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 3 : LMCC, Lilong Mairenkhong got the better of AKSDO, Khangabok by 10 runs in the opening match of the Thoubal District T-20 Cricket League Cum Knock Out Tournament 2021 organised by Thoubal District Cricket Association under MNCA at Moijing playground.After winning the toss, LMCC opted to bat first and piled up a total of 143 runs for 9 wickets. The team then held AKSDO at 133 for 8 in their quota of 20 overs to open their winning account.Rafique shone with a knock ..

KK Memorial 1st Divn Football League Nobinchandra hands YWU 3-1 win over KMSWC

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 3 : YWU, Kakching rode on Nobinchandra's treble to carve out a 3-1 win over KMSWC, Keirak in the ongoing final league stage of the 18th KK Memorial 1st Division Football League at DSA playground today.YWU dominated the game from the onset and were 1-0 ahead till the break via an 18th minute goal by star of the day Nobinchandra.After the restart, KMSWC made their way back into the game as Md Nusharat found the equaliser in the 49th minute. The parity, however, did ..

Model Club vs YWC-L in Manipur Veteran Cricket tourney final

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 3 : Model Club, Chingamakha will square off against YWC-Langthabal in the final of the XVIII Manipur Veteran Cricket Tournament 2021 tomorrow at Luwang-pokpa Cricket Stadium.The two teams will vy for the winners prize of ..

U-14 Girls' Inter Club Football Tourney postponed

IMPHAL, Apr 3The All Manipur Football Association has informed that the 2nd U-14 Girls' Inter Club Football Tournament originally scheduled to be held from the third week of April has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances.In the meantime, the as..

IE Super Divn League N Sangkar double fires SAK 2-1 past USA

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 3 : N Sangkar was on the target twice to hand SAK, Yumnam Khunou second win in the ongoing Maharaj Ghanendrajit Super Division Football League Tournament.The two goals by N Sangkar was more than enough for the Yumnam Khun..

Indian Universities' taekwondo team trial at Maharshi Dayanand University

IMPHAL, Apr 3The Department of Sports, Manipur University has informed all concerned that Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi will be sending Indian Universities' Taekwondo teams (Men and Women) for the World University Games to be held at Cheng..

Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games : M Bankim invited to officiate Karate event

IMPHAL, Apr 2Shihan Mutum Bankim Singh from Manipur was among the two Indians invited by the Bangladesh Karate Federation to officiate in the Karate event at the prestigious "Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games".The event will be held at Bandarban Hill District Council Auditorium from April 6 to 9, said Manipur Amateur Karate-Do Association in a statement.Shihan Mutum Bankim is the chairman of the Referee Commission of Manipur Amateur Karate-Do Association and first international judge from North East ..

Veteran T20 Cricket Bhogen, Ibobi guide NAPSA to 5 wicket win

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 2 : Bhogen and Ibobi shone as NAPSA, Kha Imphal handed YUCC, Kwakeithel the third loss in the T Subol Memorial Veteran T20 Cricket Tournament as they notch up a 5 wicket win at Oriental College and Model Hr Secondary Scho..

7 teams in fray for Tbl Super Division League title

IMPHAL, Apr 2Seven teams will fight it out for the title of Lambamayum Memcha Devi Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament which is set to begin from April 5 at Kodompokpi Sports Complex Wangjing under the supervision of District Football Assoc..

Sh Rakesh 2nd Divn Football League to begin from April 16

IMPHAL, Apr 2The second edition of Sh Rakesh 2nd Division Football League-2021 is set to begin from April 16 with 6 teams clubbed into two groups vying for the top honours.Teams participating in this event organised by DSA Kakching at DSA Playground are :..

1st Imphal East Dist Polo Tournament from Apr 4

IMPHAL, Apr 2The Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association and New Vision Organisation, Yairipok Top Chingtha are set to organise the 1st Imphal East District Polo Tournament-2021 at Yairipok Top Chingtha and Ningthounai Kangjeibung from April 4 to April ..

Hero of the League Bidyashagar Singh ‘proud’ after record-breaking campaign

AIFF Media TeamKOLKATA, Apr 1 : Bidyashagar Singh scored his 12th goal of the Hero I-League 2020-21 in the D-Day clash against Gokulam Kerala FC on Saturday (March 27, 2021), which put TRAU FC in the lead and in pole position for the title. However, the hearts of the Red Pythons and their fans were broken as the Malabarians came storming back in the second half to blitz their way to top spot and lift the coveted trophy.Despite the gut-wrenching loss, the side from Manipur can take great pride in their ..

9th State Level Kangleipak Cheibi Yendamnaba ends

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 1 : The 9th State Level Kangleipak Cheibi Yendamnaba for mini and sub junior boys and girls jointly organised by  All Manipur Cheibi Association and Gem Public School, Pourabi under the sponsorship of Kangleipak Students Association (KSA) ended on March 30 at Pourabi Ibudhou Puthiba Community Hall, Imphal East.In the boys 55 kgs event of the championship, Salin of Gem Public School and Gunachandra of Lamlai bagged gold and silver medals respectively while Sanatomba ..

IEDFA calls meeting

IMPHAL, Apr 1 : The annual general body meeting of the Imphal East District Football Association (IEDFA) has been scheduled on April 2, 2021 at the premises of XI Star Sporting Union at Akampat at 12.15 pm.According to a statement of the IEDFA, the agenda..

AMFA appoints

IMPHAL, Apr 1 : The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) has appointed three match commissioners and eleven referees for officiating the State Level Men's Open and U-17 Girls  Football Tournament at Pukhao Ahallup, Imphal East.The tournament which..

Manipur reign supreme in 26th National Thang-Ta Championship

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31 : Manipur Thang-Ta players continue to excel in the very own indigenous martial art form as it lifted the title of the 26th National Sub-Junior, Junior and Senior Thang-Ta Championship held here at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium from March 27 to 30.The championship organised by Huyel Langlon Thang-Ta Association, Manipur under the supervision of Thang-Ta Federation of India was reportedly participated by 247 male and 175 female athletes from across 19 States of India. ..

11th Journalists' Sports Meet The Sangai Express lift volleyball title, Th Kishan clinches two gold

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31 : The Sangai Express were crowned volleyball champions at the 11th Journalists' Sports Meet organised by AMWJU at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.The Sangai Express defeated team Evininger in straight sets on March 28 to earn top honour of the volleyball competition this year.In the quarter final match, The Sangai Express beat ISTV and got the better of Media Unified in the semi-final to earn the final ticket.Th Kishan also earned two gold medals to ensure The Sangai ..

Manipur sub-junior boys' clinch doubles title at Sepak Takraw Nationals

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 31 :  Though Manipur Sub-Junior boys had to settle for the runners up title in regu event, State's doubles team bagged top honour in the 23rd Sub-Junior and 24th Junior Boys and Girls National Sepak Takraw Championship hosted by Goa Sepak Takraw Association at Fatorda, Margao.Manipur, who have been an indomitable force for several decades in the history of Indian Sepak Takraw, lost 21-18, 19-21, 20-22 to Bihar to finish regu event's runners up.Earlier in the ..

Gokulam Kerala FC complete incredible comeback to become Kerala’s first Hero I-League Champions Bidyashagar Singh of TRAU wins two awards

AIFF Media TeamKOLKATA, Mar  27 : Gokulam Kerala FC were crowned champions of the Hero I-League in spectacular fashion today (Match 27, 2021) at the KBK Stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal after the Vincenzo Annese coached side came from a goal down to score four goals in the second half and register a 4-1 win over TRAU. Bidyashagar Singh’s first-half strike did little to stop the Gokulam juggernaut as strikes by Sharif Mohamed, Emil Benny, Dennis Antwi, and Mohammad Rashid aided Gokulam in ..

ESU emerge champions of AMFA Sr Women's Football League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 27 : ESU Wangkhei has won the 11th AMFA Sr Women's Football League for BM Singh Trophy as they thumped AMMA FC 7-1 in their final league match of the season at artificial turf Lamlong Thongkhong, today.Notably, the champions ESU women team has won all their league matches of the season.In the first match of the day, ESU sealed a comfortable 7-1 win over AMMA FC Andro.The Wangkhei women team netted 5 goals in the 1st half and 2 in the 2nd half to take home the win.Umabati ..

LCCC and YWC prevail in 5th T Subol T20 Cricket group matches

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 27 : LCCC and YWC Langthabal prevailed in today's matches of the 5th T Subol Memorial Veteran T20 Cricket Tournament being organised by Manipur Veteran Cricket Association.The first match of the day was played between YWC and OSCAR, Paona Bazar, wherein the former beat the latter by 44 runs.In this group B encounter at Langthabal public ground, YWC opted to bat first and posted a target of 167/4.Naobi (52 off 56 balls) and Jediba (45 off 22 balls) were the highest ..

Boxing tournament concludes

IMPHAL, Mar 27To boost boxing in the State of Manipur, Sarita Regional Boxing Academy and SEDO Club under guidance of Manipur Boxing Federation organised an amateur Boxing Tournament from 23 to 27 March.The tournament saw participation of a large number o..

Marathon held

IMPHAL, Mar 27 : The 1st Thongju Kendra Open Marathon was organised by the Thongju Kendra Tengbang Lup today under the theme “Fight against Immorality and Corruption”.Altogether 80 boys and 30 girls participated in the 20 km marathon, which wa..

Sepaktakraw : Manipur taste victory

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 27 : The 23rd Sub-Junior Boys  & Girls and 24th Junior Boys & Girls National Sepaktakraw Championship commenced today.In the junior girls' regu event, Manipur beat Bihar 21-19, 21-8 while in the junior boys' ..

National Thang-Ta Championship Day 1 : Manipur clinch 16 gold medals

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Mar 27 : The 26th National Thang-Ta Championship kick-started today at Khuman Lampak.The inaugural function was graced by Soraisam Kebi, Managing Director of Chumthang Shannapung; Huidrom Premkumar, president Huiyen Lalong Tha..

Date set for volleyball final

IMPHAL, Mar 27LCL Leiphrakpam will square off against SYC Satudai in the final of the 16th Shree Karam Biramani Singh Memorial Inter Village Open Volleyball Tournament.Today, LCL defeated AMIMYDO in the quarterfinals encounter and KYLSC in the semis while..