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1st Subhas Trophy 7-A-side Football Tournament concludes

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 22 : The 1st edition of the Subhas Trophy 7-A-side Football Tournament which began yesterday at Sotunn village playground under the aegis of Sotunn Village Authority came to an end today.Poirou village edged 2-1 past Heingang..

Aimol Chingnunghut Sports Association emerge winners

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Oct 21: Aimol Chingnunghut Sports Association were crowned champions of the Kumbirei Autumn Cup 2021 a 9 men-a-side soccer tournament organised by United Kumbirei Young Pioneer's Club (UKYPC), Aimol Kumbirei at its playground si..

Imphal East boxing team trials on Oct 30 and 31

IMPHAL, Oct 21The Imphal East District Amateur Boxing Association has informed that the association will be conducting trial selection of sub-junior, senior, junior and youth categories for participation at the State Level Boxing Championship due to be he..

KFA's Open Night TourneyKMT, KMCI, Songjang win; upcoming matches postponed due to rain

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 21: The ongoing Kuki Football Academy Open night football tournament has been halted for some time owing to continuous rainfall which had rendered the playground unplayable.However, till yesterday night the match officials ..

KFA's Open Night TourneyTAYWA, NSYC victorious; KAYDU, SYC share spoils

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 20: Despite a disturbing rainfall that almost disrupted the ongoing KFA's open night tournament again, TAYWA Tusam Area Saikul had a narrow 1-0 win over BPES Eimi Imphal in the seventeenth match of the tournament yesterday ..

MMAA informs

IMPHAL, Oct 20The Manipur Masters Athletics Association (MMAA) has informed medal winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd placed athletes) at the State championship held in January this year to report at the office of the association from November 7 to 10.The athletes ..

17th MYC Inter Unit football tournament gets underway

Our CorrespondentMOREH, Oct 20 : The 17th Moreh Youth Club (MYC) Inter Unit football tournament got underway today at Galngam Lentol playground.The opening ceremony of the tournament organised by the Moreh Youth Club was attended by HTC Moreh president Ja..

Governor's Cup FencingKHFA emerge overall team champions

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 20 : KHFA, Khongman were crowned overall champions of the 17th Governor's Cup State Level Fencing Championship organised by Manipur Fencing Association at Khuman Lampak Indoor Hall from October 16.KHFA secured 11 gold, 13 ..

35th edition of NMSYO Annual Sports Meet 2021 concludes

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Oct 17 : The 35th edition of NMSYO Annual Sports Meet 2021 hosted by Maram Mathak Sagai Unit came to a close today.The valedictory ceremony cum prize distribution programme of the sports meet was graced by Thomas Luba L, Ex-Depu..

1st Ukhrul dist level Thang-Ta C'ship held at Hungpung

Mungchan ZimikUkhrul, Oct 16 : The 1st Ukhrul district Thang-Ta Championship was organised today at Bakshi Indoor Stadium Hungpung, Ukhrul by Hungpung Hao-Kok Than-Ta Academy under the aegis of Ukhrul District Thang-Ta Association.The inaugural function o..

Chavang Soccer 2021 concludes

Our Correspondent MOREH, Oct 16 : The 15th edition of Chavang Soccer tournament 2021 organised by S Moljal Youth Club at its playground concluded today.The closing ceremony of the soccer tournament was attended by YAS Minister, Letpao Haokip; ex-MDC of 14..

Referees Development Programme ends

Our CorrespondentMOREH, Oct 16 : Four Day Referees Development Programme, Referees Recruitment cum Refresher Course conducted by District Football Association, Moreh under the aegis of the All Manipur Football Association concluded today.The closing funct..

H Kalyan condoled

IMPHAL, Oct 15The Manipur Badminton Association has condoled the demise of former player Heisnam Kalyan from Mantripukhri, Bengali Colony on October 10.The association in a condolence message noted that Kalyan was a wonderful badminton lover, player and w..

YAS Minister greets

IMPHAL, Oct 15Youth Affairs and Sports Minister, Letpao Haokip congratulated State players who were named among the 28 probables announced for AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers.The YAS Minister, in a message, said that they have reiterated the fact Manipur is..

1st Bena Lun Phom Sports Meet cum Cultural Event-2021 concludes

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Oct 14 : The 1st Bena Lun Phom Sports Meet cum Cultural Event-2021 concluded today at Thonglang Atongba village. Hosted by Thonglang Atongba village, the sports meet started on October 11, 2021. Football, Volleyball and other at..

KFA's Night Tourney : RFU Kpi, SMT Haipi, SCYC victorious

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 14 : Real Friends United (RFU), Kangpokpi under the guidance of former ISL player Boithang Haokip opened their winning account in the ongoing KFA's Open Night Tournament 2021 at D Phaihel as they beat Football Club Sengol, ..

"KFA Open Night Tourney signifies peace in Kpi"

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Oct 13 : With 66 teams into the fray battle for a whopping Rs 1 lakh champions prize, the prestigious Kuki Football Academy's 5th edition of Open Night Tournament kicked off successfully yesterday at D Phaihel village in Kangpo..

Basic hockey training for girls kicks off at Chandel

Our CorrespondentCHANDEL, Oct 13 : The Chandel District Hockey Association (CDHA) in collaboration with Manipur Hockey kick-started "Basic Hockey Training for Girls" at Maha Union Government Higher Secondary ground today.The inaugural function of the trai..

Referee recruitment cum refresher course begins at Moreh

Our CorrespondentMOREH, Oct 13 : District football Association Moreh under the aegis of the All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) kick off a four-day "Referee Development programme and Referees recruitment cum refresher  course 2021" at the confere..

KIMACS to observe Thang-Ta from Oct 16

IMPHAL, Oct 12The Kanglei Indigenous Martial Arts and Cultural Society (KIMACS) is set to observe this year's "Thang-Ta Day" from October 16 to November 15 on the theme "Thang-Ta for Social Change".KIMACS in a statement said that the day has been an annua..

Chavang Soccer 2021 begins

Our CorrespondentMOREH, Oct 11 : The 15th edition of Chavang Soccer 2021 was kicked off at S Moljal playground today.The soccer tournament organised by S Moljal Youth Club was opened in the presence of HS  Benjamin Mate, spokesperson BJP Manipur; Tho..

Meiraba earns Bulgaria International Badminton Tournament title for third medal this year

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 10: Maisnam Meiraba Luwang who made his senior debut at the Yonex Latvia International Future Series Badminton Tournament with a bang has made India and Manipur proud again as he claimed men's singles title at the Bulgaria..

6th Mareiri Open Tournament concludes

6th Mareiri Open Tournament concludes..

Minister L Dikho graces 21st NSF Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Oct 10:  The prestigious 21st Naga students’ Federation (NSF) Martyrs’ Memorial Trophy 2021 organised by the Angami Students' Union (ASU) kick-started yesterday under the theme “Goal for Peace” at In..

Softball training programme begins

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Oct 10 : A 'Softball Training Programme' organised by EEO Lamding under the aegis of Manipur Softball Association and Thoubal District Softball Association kicked off today at EEO office.The inaugural function of the training pro..

Bodybuilders Karishma and Joydev felicitated

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 10 : Bodybuilders, Chingangbam Karishma Chanu and Joydev Thongam who represented India at the recently concluded 12th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship 2021 were felicitated by Khagokpam Khamba who is pre..

2nd Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championship NBA emerge overall team champions

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 9 : Nongada Boxing Academy (NBA) emerged the overall team champions of the 2nd Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championship 2021 organised by Manipur Amateur Boxing Association at Boxing Arena, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex..

Qualifier Meiraba Luwang reaches Bulgaria International Badminton Tourney final

By Our staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 9 : Ace shuttler Maisnam Meiraba Luwang has reached the Bulgaria International Badminton Tournament final being underway at Sofia, Bulgaria under the aegis of Badminton World Federation (BWF) & Europe Badminton.Meiraba..

Bodybuilders accorded warm reception

Bodybuilders accorded warm reception..

2nd Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championship Stage set for semi-finals of junior boy's 60 kg category and others

2nd Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championship Stage set for semi-finals of junior boy's 60 kg category and others..

N Kayisii inaugurates 6th Mareiri Open Tournament

Our Correspondent Senapati,  Oct 7:  Tadubi AC MLA & former Minister N Kayisii inaugurated the 6th Mareiri Open Tournament at Maopungdung today. The tournament organised by Maopungdong Youth Club will continue till October 10. The tournament..

Hockey India president calls on IG CRPF

IMPHAL, Oct 7Gyanendro Ningombam, president Hockey India called on MS Shekhawat, IG, CRPF, Manipur and Nagaland Sector today at CRPF group centre Langjing along with members of Manipur Hockey.They Manipur Hockey team and the CRPF official discussed matter..

2nd Manipur State Invitation Boxing C'ship Y Henary, W Lamjingba and Th Dhananjoy reach junior boys' 57 kg category semis

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 6 : Yengkhom Henary of AUS beat Laishubam Radheysham Singh of MKBA and W Lamjingba of TBA defeated IND's Soibam Zlee Singh to made their way into the semi-finals of the junior boys' 57 kg category competition at the 2nd Ma..

12th World Bodybuilding C'ship Karishma finishes second in women's open bodybuilding

IMPHAL, Oct 6Manipur's Karishma Chanu finished second in the women's open bodybuilding category as Joydev Thongam secured fourth place in the junior men's open bodybuilding category  at the 12th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship 202..

2nd Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championships 2021 begins

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 5 : The second edition of Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championships 2021 (Sub-junior and Junior boys and girls) organised by Manipur Amateur Boxing Association (MABA) began today here at the Boxing Arena of Khuman Lamp..

MFA general body meeting to be held

IMPHAL, Oct 5Manipur Fencing Association (MFA) has announced that the 2021-2022 annual general body meeting will be held on October 2 at Manipur Olympic Bhawan at 8:30 am.As per a press release issued by MFA today, the agenda of the meeting include confir..

Manipur bag 8 medals including two gold at Senior Archery Nationals

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Oct 3 : State archers have secured 8 medals including two gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze for Manipur at the 40th NTPC (Men and Women) National Archery Championship being organised under the auspices of Archery Association of Indi..

2nd Jamkhopao Memorial Football Tournament begins

Our CorrespondentMOREH, Oct 2 : The 2nd edition of Jamkhopao Memo-rial Football Tournament  organised by Chikim Youth Club kick-started today at Ngambom Lentual Chikim village playgound.The opening football match was played between DMFC and TMT (A) w..

CFA lift title of 1st Col Ksh Arunkumar Memorial Futsal tourney

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28 : Classic Football Academy (CFA) cruised to 1st Col Ksh Arunkumar Memorial Futsal tournament title by beating Rising Athletic Union (RAU), Lairikyengbam Leikai 8-2 today in the final.Y Rohit shone with four goals (5', 3..

AR inaugurates Annual Sports Week

IMPHAL, Sep 28Churachandpur Battalion under the aegis of IGAR (South) inaugurated the annual sports week in Government High School at Chongkhojou village, Churachandpur district today.During the ceremony, the importance of sports in developing the persona..

4 called up for World Muaythai C'ship team trial

IMPHAL, Sep 28Four muaythai players from Manipur have been called up for trial selection of team India for the World Muaythai Championship 2021-22.The trial selection is to be organised by United Muaythai Association of India in association Delhi Muaythai..

Dy Speaker fetes Asian Youth Boxing C'hip gold medallist Bishwamitra Chongtham

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 28 : Boxer Bishwamitra Chongtham who clinched a gold medal for India at the Asian Youth Boxing Championship recently hosted at Dubai was felicitated warmly by Deputy Speaker and MLA of Mayang Imphal AC, Kongkham Robindro t..

5-A side soccer and volleyball Open tournaments conclude at Tadubi

Our CorrespondentSenapati, Sep 28 : A 5-A side men's open soccer league tournament and 3-A-side men's and women's volleyball  tournaments organised by Tadubi Town Committee in aid of Tadubi Town Committee Office Construction from September 24 last co..

KIMACS for reservation of Thang-Ta players in education and employment

IMPHAL, Sep 28The Kanglei Indigenous Martial Arts and Cultural Society has drawn the attention of the State Government to give due recognition to meritorious Thang-Ta players and reserve seat for them in job recruitments and for admission to higher educat..

Wushu Association of Manipur announces State team for junior Nationals

IMPHAL, Sep 27The Wushu Association of Manipur (WAM) has today announced names of players shortlisted in the State team for the 20th Junior National Championship due to be held from October 20 to 25 in Jalandhar, Punjab.The selected players, as per a pres..

RAU vs CFA in 1st Col Ksh Arunkumar Memorial Futsal tourney final

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 27 : The Rising Athletic Union (RAU), Lairikyengbam Leikai will face off with Classic Football Academy (CFA), Chingmeirong in the ultimate clash of the 1st Col Kshetrimayum Arunkumar Memorial Futsal Tournament tomorrow at ..

Bodybuilder Joydev seeks Government's assistance ahead of Mr World 2021

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 26 : Bodybuilder Joydev Thongam has expressed regret that he has not received any kind of assistance from the Government's side for participation at the National or International body building competitions till date.The bo..

New jersey for TCMDC launched

IMPHAL, Sep 26Uniform of the Thongju Chigonglei Makhong Development Club (TCMDC) cricket team for the new season was launched today during a simple programme attended by Works Minister, Th Biswajit, MNCA secretary, Peter Kshetrimayum and TCMDC president, ..

Manipur Chess Association's GB meeting on Oct 9

IMPHAL, Sep 26The Manipur Chess Association has informed all concerned that the general body meeting of the association will be held on October 9 at 10 am at its office.The association in a statement urged all members of MCA to attend the meeting in time...

NYK, district police CCPur organise Fit India Freedom Run

Our CorrespondentCCPur, Sep 25 : Mega Fit India Freedom Run was jointly organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Churachandpur and and Churachandpur district police this morning as a part of Azadi ka Mahotsav celebration and to commemorate the birth anniversary of..

State team announced for 11th Hockey India Jr Women Natl Hockey C'ship

IMPHAL, Sep 22The Manipur Hockey has announced the names of players who will represent Manipur at the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Hockey Championship 2021 due to be held at Simdega, Jharkhand from October 20-30.The players as named in the offi..

1st Col Ksh Arunkumar Memorial Futsal Tourney begins

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 20 : Classic FA notched up a 10-4 win against PAMYAL Patsoi in the 1st Col Ksh Arunkumar Memorial Futsal Tournament opener at Poloi Football ground, Chingarel Tejpur.The tournament is sponsored by Ksh (o) Chandralekha Devi..

Thang-Ta trial selection from Sep 26

IMPHAL, Sep 20The Huyel Langlon Thang-Ta Association, Manipur has informed that trial selection for preparation of Manipur team for participation at the XXVII National Thang-Ta Championship 2021 to be held in Jammu will be held from September 26 to 29.Acc..

MAKA names athletes for Senior Karate Nationals

IMPHAL, Sep 20The Manipur Amateur Karate-Do Association (MAKA) has officially announced names of karatekas selected in the State team for the KIO Senior National Karate Championship 2021 which is scheduled to be held next month.The karatekas who have been..

Online essay competition winners feted Need to explore new ideas, says MOA president

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 19 : Manipur Olympic Association (MOA) received 42 ideas and a meticulous study is needed to make the best of the ideas, said MOA president Th Radheshyam while attending prize distribution programme of an online essay comp..

Manipur Archery Association announces State team for Senior Nationals

IMPHAL, Sep 19The Manipur Archery Association has announced names of archers who will represent Manipur at the 40th NTPC Senior National Archery Championships for the Indian Round, Compound and Recurve (Men and Women) to be held at Tata Nagar, Jamshedpur ..

Wushu Association of Manipur informs

IMPHAL, Sep 19The Wushu Association of Manipur (WAM) has informed all district level wushu associations and units that the trial selection of State Wushu team for the 20th Junior National Wushu (Boys and Girls) Championships will be held on September 25 a..

Referee T Ranjita to attend VAR Course

IMPHAL, Sep 18: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has appointed referee T Ranjita Devi from Manipur for attending 2nd AFC Women Video Assistant Referees (VAR) Course to be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 23 to November 1, said the All..

Yogasana Training Pogramme from Sep 24

IMPHAL, Sep 18The Manipur Yogasana Sports Association (MYSA) has informed that Hybrid National Level Yogasana Sports Championship will be organised by National Yogasana  Sports Federation (NYSF), New Delhi.A press release of MYSA stated that the asso..

MNCA names eligible players for senior men's trial

IMPHAL, Sep 18The Manipur Cricket Association has released names of 66 players eligible for participation of senior men's category.The names of players as mentioned in a notification issued yesterday are: Md Basir Rahman, Mk Nawaz Mughal, Muhammed Al Bash..

M Paari of Lamyanba Gym wins Mr Yairipok 2021 title

Our CorrespondentTHOUBAL, Sep 12 : Moirangthem Paari of Lamyanba Gym was crowned Mr Yairipok at the 8th Mr Yairipok Body Building Championship organised by Lamyanba Gym, Yairipok at Top-Chingtha Pukhri Achouba Mapal community hall under the aegis of Manip..

Meiraba settles for bronze at BWF Victor Ukraine Intl Badminton Tournament-2021

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 10 : Manipur's Maisnam Meiraba Luwang settled for a bronze medal at the BWF Victor Ukraine International Badminton Tournament-2021 organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Kharkiv Regional State Administrat..

Mirabai's aid valuable to association and players : Manipur Weightlifting Assn

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Sep 10 : Manipur Weightlifting Association secretary, Sunil Elangbam has expressed that Mirabai's financial assistance will provide a new thrust to the association and benefit the State players.Sunil made the statement during ..

Swarnim Vijay Varsh Football tournament concludes

IMPHAL, Sep 6As a part of Swarnim Vijay Varsh various commemorative events are being conducted pan-India wherein war “Veterans and Veer Naris” are felicitated and events like band displays, sports competitions, seminars, exhibitions, equipment..

Manipur Swimming Association informs

IMPHAL, Sep 6The Manipur Swimming Association has informed all affiliated units to send swimmers intending to represent Manipur at the 37th Sub-Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships 2021 slated to be held from October 19 to 23 at Bangalore..

Veteran polo player M Joy condoled

IMPHAL, Sep 4The Manipuri Pony and Polo Players' Welfare Association (MP&PWA) has expressed deep shock over the passing away of veteran polo player Mongbijam Joychandra @Joy yesterday.M Joy, a resident of Thangmeiband Lairenhanjaba Leikai, had immense..

Dept of Sports-MU informs

IMPHAL, Sep 2: The Department of Sports, Manipur University has informed that the university will be awarding blazers to members of the university sports contingents who bagged medals in the All India Inter University Tournaments held during the period fr..

Khel Se Mitrata Football Tournament kicks off

IMPHAL, Sep 1As a part of 50th anniversary celebration of India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971 war, a football Tournament which will run till September 6 has been kicked off at Panikheti village in Kangpokpi district today in the presence of Comman..

Asian Youth Boxing ChampionshipsBishwamitra Chongtham clinches gold

New Delhi, Aug 30World youth bronze-medallist Bishwamitra Chongtham (51kg) claimed a gold medal in the Asian Youth Boxing Championships in Dubai on Monday as Indian boxers continued their dominating run at the event.Bishwamitra Chongtham, the diminutive b..

Mirabai Chanu's Olympic silver medal is like oxygen for weightlifting, says Malleswari

NEW DELHI, Aug 30 Karnam Malleswari, Sydney Olympics bronze medallist, said that sports culture will grow in the country after India's best-ever show in the Tokyo Games. Malleswari, who had won a weightlifting bronze in the 2000 Olympics, also said that s..

Want to turn pro but future is bleak, says MMA gold medallist Dinesh Naorem

Our CorrespondentKAKCHING, Aug 30 : Want to turn pro but my future is uncertain looking at the current financial situation of the family, said MMA champion Dinesh Naorem from Kakching Sumak Leikai Yotsungbam Makha Lou. He made the statement while talking ..

Qualifier Maisnam Meiraba emerges champion in Latvia on debut to create history

Jelgava, Aug 30Maisnam Meiraba created history by becoming the champion on debut at the Yonex Latvia International Future Series Badminton tournament in Jelgava on Sunday.The four-day tourney was organized by the Latvian Badminton Federation under the aus..

Judoka Likmabam Sushila Devi feted

THOUBAL, Aug 25Olympian Likmabam Sushila Devi (Judo) and Deven Moirangthem (Judo coach) were felicitated on August 24 at Multipurpose Community Hall Khangabok.The felicitation programme was organised by the United Judo Association Thoubal, UDA and KDASU Khangabok.It was attended by Kh Rajmohon, Zilla Parishad; T Thouba, Deputy Director YAS; Nungshijao Pamei, DYASO Thoubal district; S Indrakumar, secretary MJA; and Pradhans of Khangabob Part 1, 2 & 3.Speaking on the occasion, Likmabam Sushila assured ..

MNCA names players shortlisted for Men's U-19 Pre Season Camp 2021

IMPHAL, Aug 23The Manipur Cricket Association (MNCA) has named 25 players and 2 other reserve players who have been recommended for the Men's U-19 Pre-Season Camp 2021 to be held at KITT, Bhubaneshwor (Odisha) by association's junior men selection committ..

S Kennedy to officiate at Durand Cup

IMPHAL, Aug 21Manipur's Sapam Kennedy, Assistant Referee has been appointed as match official for the 130th Durand Cup 2021 by the All India Football Federation.The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) in a statement informed S Kennedy to report at ven..

MNCA AGM on Sep 8

IMPHAL, Aug 21: The Manipur Cricket Association (MNCA) has informed all concerned that the 46th Annual General Meeting (AGM)  of the association will be held on September 8 at 11 am at Luwangpokpa Cirkcet Stadium Lecture Hall, Luwangsangbam.The meeti..

Mirabai appointed NEROCA's brand ambassador

IMPHAL, Aug 21: NEROCA FC has appointed Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, silver medallist at Tokyo Games 2020 as the brand ambassador of the club for the season 2021-22.An appointment order regarding it was issued by honorary general secretary of the NEROCA FC, Dr ..

T Ranjita named match official for Women's Asian Cup qualifiers

IMPHAL, Aug 20: Referee, Tekcham Ranjita Devi has been appointed as match official for AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022- Group D qualifiers to be held in Lebanon from September 17 to 23, said the All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) in a statement.AMFA also ..

YAS Minister hands over badminton court mat to DiBAT

IMPHAL, Aug 20 : With an objective to encourage youth in the field of sports, Youth Affairs & Sports Minister, Letpao Haokip handed over a badminton court mat/carpet to the District Badminton Association, Tengnoupal (DiBAT) today.The court mat/carpet&..

Olympic effectMirabai now sees more interest in weightlifting

NEW DELHI, Aug 13Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has observed a heightened interest in the power sport since her silver medal-winning feat at the Tokyo Olympics and expects more women to compete at the highest level in the near future.Speaking at an event..

AMBBA names players for India trial

IMPHAL, Aug 13The All Manipur Body Builders Association (AMBBA) has named athletes and an official shortlisted for India trial to be held at Chandigarh University on August 29 for participation at the Mr World-2021.The athletes as named in the selection l..

Women's Asian Cup : 10 from State selected for National camp

IMPHAL, Aug 13The All India Football Federation has selected 10 players from Manipur to attend the Senior Women's National Coaching Camp to be held in Jamshedpur from August 16 to September 6 in preparation of the forthcoming AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022.Th..

N Tomchou wins gold at Weightlifting Nationals

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Aug 10 : N Tomchou Meetei was clinched a gold for Manipur at the National Weightlifting Championship being underway at SAI, NSNIS Patiala in the Youth's 49 kg category competition today.He lifted 83 kg in snatch and 105 kg in clean and jerk to amass 188 kg to seal the top honour...

AMFA informs

IMPHAL, The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is organising AIFF Online Refresher Course for C Diploma from August 14 to 22, informed All Manipur Football Association in a statement, today. Candidates can register for the course till August 12 at www.c..

In seventh heaven: India sign off Tokyo Olympics with promise of brighter future

NEW DELHI, Aug 8 (PTI)It started with a bang, tapered off in the middle and then ended with the kind of spectacular fireworks that make historic events grand.India was quite literally on a roller-coaster during the Tokyo Olympics.So, there was the first medal in track-and-field which also happened to be the first gold in 13 years, the first medal in hockey in 41 years, the first silver in weightlifting, the first boxing medal in nine years, the first woman with two Olympic medals, the most number ..

Neeraj Chopra breaks India's jinx with 'Golden throw'

Tokyo, Aug 7 Neeraj Chopra has won GOLD in men's javelin throw at Olympic Games. With this, he has become the first Indian athlete to win gold ever. He had entered the finals with a stunning throw of 86.65m in his opening attempt that put him on top of the qualification round on Wednesday. In the finals, he covered his highest throw of 87.58m (in the second of six attempts).Taking part in congratulating Neeraj Chopra, Chief Minister N Biren tweeted that the Government of Manipur will give an award ..

CHDA congratulates

IMPHAL, Aug 6 The Chandel District Hockey Association (CDHA) has congratulated men's India hockey team on winning bronze  at Tokyo Olympics 2020.A press release issued by CDHA said that the performance for the National team has made the Nation proud...

Indian hockey ends 41-year drought for Olympic medal

TOKYO, Aug 5 The victory against Germany at the Tokyo Olympics showcased India’s unending supply of grit, energy and outlined the work put in while training in isolation for more than a year in Bengaluru.They fought like warriors and will return home as legends, having ended India’s 41-year wait for an Olympics medal in hockey. On Wednesday morning, India beat Germany 5-4 with a lionhearted performance to win the bronze medal in Tokyo.The win showcased this team’s unending supply ..

Wrestler Ravi Dahiya settles for Silver

TOKYO, Aug 5Ravi Dahiya on Thursday became only the second Indian wrestler to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games after he lost the men's freestyle 57kg title clash 4-7 to reigning world champion Zavur Uguev here.There were expectations that the 23-ye..

Tokyo 2020 Manipuris are tough, says Mary Kom after sensational opening-round win

TOKYO, Jul 25 Mary Kom is hungry for more. The 6-time world champion and the London Olympics bronze medallist is looking to win the elusive Olympic Gold in Tokyo and she made her return to the Games after 9 years in a sensational manner.Mary Kom stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the Flyweight Women's category after beating Hernandez Garcia, a 23-year-old from the Dominican Republic 4-1. Mary outpunched her opponent in the 3rd and final round after opening her bout on a cautious note. The 38-year-old ..

National Sports Day

IMPHAL, Jul 25 : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is organising National Sports Day 2021 from August 14 to 21 to encourage grassroots sports activities in the country.A press release issued by the All Manipur Football Association requested all DFA..

Major General Alok Naresh greets Mirabai Chanu

IMPHAL, Jul 24Major General Alok Naresh, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) has congratulated star weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for winning the first silver medal in weightlifting at Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the 49 kg category.The General officer ..

Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh lead India march

NEW DELHI, Jul 23Boxing great MC Mary Kom and Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh led the Indian contingent out as they marched through Tokyo's National Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2020 Olympics. The number of athletes who walked out for India was reduced to 19 due to Covid-19 restrictions. The athletes were clad in blazers with the name of the country on it. All the members of the contingent waved small Indian flags themselves in addition to Mary and Manpreet carrying the ..

Wishes to State's Olympic athletes pour in

IMPHAL, Jul 23Wishes and prayers to State athletes representing India at the Tokyo Games continued to pour in from various sections of the society.It may be worth mentioning that MC Mary Kom (boxing), Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (weightlifting), Likmabam Sushila (judo), Pukhrambam Sushila (hockey) and Shanglakpam Nilakanta Sharma (Hockey) will be competing in their respective events at the mega sporting event hosted by Japan.The Netaji Memorial Club in a message not only extended best wishes to the athletes ..

MPSC congratulates Ng Bala

IMPHAL, Jul 23Manipur Police Sports Club (MPSC) heartily congratulated Ngangom Bala on being named as the AIFF Women's Footballer of the year 2020-21.Ngangom Bala is currently playing for the Rangers FC in Scotland and had also received the award two years in a row in 2014 and 2015, noted MPSC's secretary in a press release.Bala is a member of MPSC and was with the MPSC team before she joined the Rangers FC last year, the release said.The club also wished success in all her endeavours and expressed ..

AMGA greets Ariha on becoming India's top aerobic gymnast

IMPHAL, Jul 23The All Manipur Gymnastics Association (AMGA) has extended its heartfelt greetings to Ariha Pangambam on becoming India's No 1 aerobic gymnast and being placed 17th in the World Ranking for the year 2021.Ariha, 17, was  born to Pangamba..

MOA performs prayer, wishes Olympic athletes

By Our Staff ReporterIMPHAL, Jul 21: The Manipur Olympic Association (MOA) has extended best wishes to 5 athletes in the Indian contingent for Tokyo Games 2020.A mass prayer led by the MOA president and members along with guardians of the State athletes was held today seeking blessing for the athletes at the association's office at Khuman Lampak.The association wished that MC Mary Kom (boxing), Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (Weightlifting), Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam (Hockey), Sushila Likmabam (Judo) and S ..

3rd MK Classic Open Intl Taekwondo C'shipKangla Taekwondo Academy Thangmeiband bag 29 medals

IMPHAL, Jul 21The Kangla Taekwondo Academy Thangmeiband has fetched a total of 20 medals including 20 gold and 9 silver at the 3rd MK Classic Open International Online Taekwondo Championship 2021 held from July 16 to 19.The players who won gold medals in the poomsae and speeding kicking events of the championship, as per a press statement of the Kangla Taekwondo Academy Thangmeiband are as follows:Speed Kicking: Moiching Sahiruddin (Senior), Gaitri Khaidem (Senior) and S Malemnganba (Senior), Thangjam ..

National Webinar on India in Tokyo Olympics, 2020 organised

PIBIMPHAL, Jul 21 : A National level webinar on India in Tokyo Olympics, 2020 was jointly organised today by PIB, Imphal, the Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB), Imphal, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt of India and Department of Physical Educ..

AMFA congratulates Suresh Wangjam, Ngangom Bala

IMPHAL, Jul 21The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) has congratulated Ngangom Bala Devi and Suresh Wangjam on being named as the AIFF Women's Footballer of the year 2020-21 and Men's Emerging Footballer of the year.While congratulating Bala who curr..