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AMFA informs

IMPHAL, May 6 The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) has informed all players and team officials intending to participate in tournaments/leagues organised by the association and its affiliated district associations to vaccinate all required doses of ..

1st Master Athletic Championship postponed

IMPHAL, May 6Masters Athletic Association Imphal West informed that the 1st Masters Athletic Championship, 2021 which was scheduled to be held from May 15-16 at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium has been postponed due to the second wave of the COVID-19  pan..

Ch Biren condoled

IMPHAL, May 5The Manipur Veterans Table Tennis Association (MVTTA) has condoled the sudden demise of Ch Biren Singh, former Internal Auditor and a senior veteran table tennis player on May 3.MVTTA, in a condolence note, recalled his simplicity and love fo..

Dr S Mani condoled

IMPHAL, May 4The staff of Sports Authority of India North East Regional Centre (SAI NERC), Takyel-Imphal mourned the demise of its former Director, Dr Salam Mani Singh.Dr Mani Singh succumbed to COVID-19 on May 2 at Bangalore.He was a prominent academician who not only served as a Professor at the Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE) in Gwalior but also as the Registrar of the institute before he retired on December 18, 2001.Dr S Mani also served as the Director of the Department ..

AMFA informs

IMPHAL, Apr 27The All Manipur Football Association has informed 11 district associations to recommend 1 highest team of their top division for participating in the 24th Thangjam Birachandra Maipakpi Memorial Winners Cup 2021 on or before May 15.The associ..

Youth World Boxing C'ship Gold medallists Naorem Babyrojisana and Thokchom Sanamacha return to rousing reception

IMPHAL, Apr 25Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu and Thokchom Sanamacha Chanu who clinched gold medals at AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship 2021 in their respective categories were given a warm homecoming reception by the Mary Kom Boxing Foundation (MKBF) and their family members at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport, today.Adhering to the COVID19 protocols, a short felicitation programme was also held at the Mary Kom Boxing Academy, National Game Village, said MKBF in a statement adding that the event ..

NEROCA FC announces partnership with Max Sports Academy

IMPHAL, Apr 25NEROCA FC has announced the club's exclusive partnership with the Max Sports Academy.Announcing its partnership, the office secretary of NEROCA FC, Rojit said that NEROCA FC looks to expand its business to other major cities in India through the association with the Max Sports Academy.The club has been focussing more in Manipur before and it's time to reach out to other States, he said while adding the club could not have got better partner than Max Sports Academy to carry its legacy ..

I have to go beyond the Chinese lifters and win gold in Olympics: Mirabai Chanu

NEW DELHI, Apr 25Nothing less than a gold will do for India's champion weightlifter, Mirabai Chanu, in the Tokyo Olympics as she seeks to break China's dominance and aura of invincibility in the sport."I don't want a silver in the Olympics, I want gold," declared the world record-breaking lifter during an interview with PTI.She is determined to do better than traditional powerhouse China and claim the top spot at the Tokyo Games.With North Korea withdrawing from the Olympics, it is likely to be a ..

W Mobicha elected as new IWDFA president

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 25 : W Mobicha Singh has been elected as the new president of the Imphal West District Football Association (IWDFA).The annual general body meeting and election of the office-bearers of the association for the term of fou..

IEDFA : H Sulanjoy emerges lone valid candidate for presidential post

By Our Sports ReporterThe Returning Officer to the election of office-bearers of the Imphal East District Football Association has today announced names of the validly nominated candidates after scrutiny of their nomination papers held today at the office..

Indian women boxers lord the ring at youth world championships with 7 gold medals

Kielce, Apr 23Indian women boxers, featuring in seven of the 10 summit clashes, performed magnificently to secure seven crowns in the World youth boxing championships here on Thursday.Gitika (48kg), Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg), Poonam (57kg), Vinka (60kg), Arundhati Choudhary (69kg) and Thokchom Sanamachu Chanu (75kg) clinched gold medals.While Gitika prevailed 5-0 over Poland's Natalia Kuczewska, Babyrojisana defeated Valeriia Linkova of Russia by a similar margin after a close opening round.Later, ..

MLKTTCS, AMHLL pay homage to martyrs of Khongjom War

IMPHAL, Apr 23The Apunba Manipur Huyen Lanlong Lup (AMHLL) also observed the day at 7.30 am at its head office at Wangkhei Thangjam Leikai, Ayangpalli Road and across its all branches by offering floral tributes to gallant Paonam Naol (also known as Paona Brajabashi) and other freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for Manipur's independence in 1891 (Anglo-Manipur War).Lights will be offered at its head office and branch offices at night-time in honour of the brave souls, said the AMHLL in a ..

Prize distribution programme for 'TARANG' festival held

Our CorrespondentNONEY, Apr 23 : The prize distribution function of Khoupum Sports and Cultural Festival 'TARANG' was held yesterday at Khoupum Valley with a limited number of attendees and strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols.The festival was organ..

AMFA informs clubs to upload Amateur Retention Form

IMPHAL, Apr 23The All Manipur Football Association (AMFA) has informed all clubs and academies who registered their players as 'Amateur' to upload duly filled in Amateur Retention Form (Form 02) on CRS 15 days before the end of any season (before 15 May) ..

DFA Moirang postpones 1st Divn League final match

IMPHAL, Apr 23The District Football Association Moirang has indefinitely postponed the final of the 2nd L Kerani Memorial 1st Division Football League final to be played between SYC, Sagang and AKSA, Kwakta.The postponement came in view of the COVID-19 si..

Babyrojisana, Gitika clinch gold medals at World Youth Boxing Championships

Kielce, Apr 22Indian boxers Gitika (48kg) and Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg) clinched gold medals in the youth world championships in Kielce, Poland, notching up dominating victories in the finals on Thursday.While Gitika prevailed 5-0 over Poland's Natalia Kuczewska, Babyrojisana defeated Valeriia Linkova of Russia by a similar margin after a close opening round.Gitika opened the proceedings for India and she grunted her way to domination, outpunching her hapless opponent. Also striking was Gitika's impeccable ..

Babyrojisana, Sanamacha Chanu and 6 others enter World Youth Championships finals

KIELCE, Apr 21Eight Indian boxers, including seven women, stormed into the finals of the Youth World Championships in Kielce, Poland, an unprecedented achievement for India.Three others from India settled for bronze medals.Indian pugilists have done enough to ensure it betters its performance during the 2018 edition of the competition, in Hungary, when it won 10 medals.The ones who made the finals, to be held on Thursday after a rest day on Wednesday, were Gitika (48kg), Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg), ..

Al Bashid stars as Al-Ameen secure Thoubal District T-20 Tournament title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 21 : Al-Ameen, Lilong Bazar defeated WYC, Wangkhem by 26 runs to secure the title of the Thoubal District T-20 Cricket League Cum Knock Out Tournament organised by the Thoubal District Cricket Association at Moijing playground today.In the final match of the 6 team tournament staged today, Al-Ameen won the toss and chose to bat first.Riding on half centuries by Bashir (57) and Al Bashid (55), Al-Ameen posted an imposing total of 159 runs for 4 in 20 overs and then ..

Kak 2nd Divn League: FSC, RFC secure final round berths

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 21 : FSC, Kakching and RFC, Hiyanglam secured full points today to make themselves into the final league round of the 2nd Sh Rakesh Singh Second Division Football League-2021 organised by DSA Kakching.The first match of the day saw FSC beat FC Kakching Khunou 1-0 courtesy Sukash (32') for the Group A runners up spot and a final league round berth.Earlier, LMLCC, with two of two wins, emerged group winners and secured the final round ticket.Later in the day, RFC rode ..

Mr Saphaba contest postponed

IMPHAL, Apr 21The 8th edition of Mr Saphaba Contest 2021 which was scheduled to be held on April 25 at Oinam under the aegis of the District Amateur Body Builders Association (DABBA) has been postponed due to prevailing COVID-19 situation.The DABBA in a m..

AMFA postpones 1st FUTSAL tournament

Imphal, Apr 21The All Manipur Football Association has indefinitely postponed the 1st FUTSAL Tournament 2021 which was supposed to commence from May 2 in the wake of resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic.A new schedule will be fixed later on with the permission..

3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa Trophy CHAMP cruise to second win as PTRC, Model Club, THAU open winning account

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 20 : CHAMP, Khagempalli extended their winning run to two by beating Al-Ameen as PTRC, Patsoi; Model Club, Chingamakha and THAU, Thangmeiband secured their first group stage win in the 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa Trophy today at Luwangpokpa Cricket ground, Luwangsangbam and Model Hr Secondary School and Oriental College playground.In the Group A match played at Luwangpokpa Cricket ground, CHAMP stacked up a total of 119 runs for 8 in 20 overs and held Al-Ameen to 101 for ..

PAMYAL beat YWC-L 1-0 to post third win on trot

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 20 : PAMYAL, Patsoi pulled off a narrow 1-0 win against YWC, Langthabal for the three straight victories in the 21st S Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League today at Chajing Kangjeibung.Having beaten NC C..

Players and Referee Status Committee constituted

IMPHAL, Apr 20Players and Referee Status Committee of the All Manipur Football Association has been constituted today in an executive council meeting held today.As per a memorandum issued in this regard by the All Manipur Football Association, S Amutombi ..

Kakching 2nd Division League LMLCC rout FC Kakching Khunou 3-0 to finish Group A winners

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 19 : LMLCC, Langmeidong continued its form today to thump FC Kakching Khunou 3-0 for the second win and to finish Group A winners in the 2nd Sh Rakesh Singh Second Division Football League organised at DSA Kakching playground.Having overwhelmed FSC, Kakching by 5-2 goals in the Group A opener, the Langmeidong team were in complete control throughout the game. Lack of luck however held LMLCC back until O Sanathoi of FC Kakching Khunou netted into his own net in the ..

Many sporting events in Manipur postponed due to COVID-19

IMPHAL, Apr 19In compliance with the State Government's directive issued in view on the rising COVID-19 cases, many sporting events including being underway in Manipur have been postponed until further notification.The events which are postponed for time ..

Manipur Weightlifting Association lauds Mirabai

IMPHAL, Apr 19: The Manipur Weightlifting Association, Imphal has congratulated Padma Shri Saikhom Mirabai Chanu who secured a bronze medal in 49 kg during the Asian Senior Men and Women Weightlifting Championship held at Tashkent, Capital city of Uzbekis..

NC Club, SKYC share spoils

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 19 : NC Club, Khonghampat and SKYC, Sekmai shared a point each today in the 21st Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament after the two sides drew blank today at Chajing Ground.The two sides had s..

CYCLONE, TCMDC extend winning run in 3rd MNCA Luwangpokapa T-20 Trophy

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 19 : TCMDC, Thongju and CYCLONE, Thangmeiband secured second successive group stage victories today at Luwangpokpa Cricket ground in the 3rd MNCA Luwangpokapa T-20 Trophy.TCMDC who have beaten PSC, Khuyathong in their ope..

3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy YWC-L, RCT, CRAU register win

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 18 : YWC-Langthabal, RCT-Malom and CRAU-Khamnam Bazar  emerged victorious in today's league matches of the 3rd Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy organised by Manipur Cricket Assocition at two venues viz-Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground at Luwangsangbam and Model Hr Secondary School and Oriental College ground.In the Group A league match staged today at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, YWC registered second straight victory by edging past PSC, Khuyathong by 28 runs.YWC, riding on ..

Thoubal 1st Divn Football Legaue tourney kicks off

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 18 : HKSSA, Haokha Kiyam Siphai were held to a 2-2 draw by PALYC, Phundrei in the opening match of the 1st Division Football League Tournament organised the District Football Association Thoubal.The tournament is participated by 6 teams.The opening match was a neck and neck competition with both the sides sharing almost similar possession and scoring chances. With Donaldo finding the breakthrough in the additional time of the first half (40+2), the Haokha Kiyam Siphai ..

Suraj's brace guides TYDA to Bpr Second Divn League title

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 18 : TYDA, Toubul banked on Suraj W's brace to carve out a 4-2 win against LYLL to seal the title of the 15th Late N Balananda Singh Memorial 2nd Division Football League 2021 today at Mini Stadium Bishnupur.The tournament was organised by District Sports Association Bishnupur and participated by 11 teams clubbed into two groups.In the final, W Suraj scored a brace (3', 28') before K Langanglung (39') and K Rohit (69') added a goal each. LYLL's goals were on the other ..

Meiraba PC edge out Samadon Ayangba 4-3 as 1st IW Dist Polo Tournament gets underway

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 18 : Meiraba Polo Club saw off Samodon Ayangbam by 4-3 goals to move into the last 8 round of the 1st Imphal West District Polo Tournament which kicked off today at Awang Potsangbam Khullen Makha Lampak.The 13 team tournament (knock out basis) is organised by the Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association.The opening match saw Meiraba Polo Club starting the game with a bang with L Dhaneshor starring with four goals but had to face a nervy end as Samadon Ayangba made ..

Bikram wins men's singles crown in L Bihari Memorial TT tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 18 : MPSC's Laishram Bikram has claimed the men's singles title in the 1st State Level Laimayum Bihari Sharma Memorial Table Tennis Tournament organised under the aegis of District Table Tennis Association Imphal East at UYO Community Hall, Bheigyabati Leikai.In the final, L Bikram subdued Yumnam Subashchandra of Imphal West 12-10, 11-7, 11-8, 11-5 to lay his hands on the gold medal.Meanwhile, the youth boy's singles crown of the tournament went to E Thomas of Imphal ..

Many congratulate Mirabai on her world record feat

IMPHAL, Apr 18With Mirabai setting world record in clean and jerk with a record lift of 119 kg en route to her bronze medal at the Asian event, many personalities including Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju; Chief Minister N Biren and ..

CHIKL hold YDO in IW Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 18 : CHIKL, Lilong Chajing played out a 1-1 draw with YDO, Kwakeithel Lamdong today in the ongoing 21st S Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League 2021.Playing at the Chajing Awang Leikai Ground, YDO started..

Th Helen Junior Boys Open Kabaddi Tournament from April 28

IMPHAL, Apr 18The Chirai Union Club (CUC), in a statement, has informed that the 1st State Level Th Helen Devi Cash Prize Junior Boys Open Kabaddi Tournament will be held from April 28 to 30, 2021 at its ground under the aegis of State Kabaddi Association..

Sub-Jr Girls Inter Club Football tourney rescheduled

IMPHAL, Apr 18 : The 3rd Wahengbam Iboton Memorial Sub-Junior Girls Inter Club Football Tournament 2021 which was supposed to begin from April 19 has been rescheduled and will begin from April 21 due to unavoidable circumstances.Revised fixture will be is..

CHAMP, TRAU and FORCE triumph in 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 17 : CHAMP- Khagempalli, TRAU-Kwakeithel and FORCE-Kshetrigao secured victories in today's match of the ongoing 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy.In the Group A league match (10 overs per innings) staged at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground-Luwangsangbam, CHAMP registered a 10 wicket win against MAF.MAF could gather 61 runs for 6 in 10 overs after letting them bat first and CHAMP eclipsed their today 7.1 overs without any loss for the big win.Lientinthang (29 off 24) and ..

SDO blank Royal FC 4-0 in Kak 2nd Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 17 : SDO, Pallel overwhelmed Royal FC, Hiyanglam by 4-0 goals in the Group B opening match of the 2nd Rakesh Singh Second Division Football League which kicked off yesterday at DSA Kakching playground.Y Gautam took centre stage of the match as he scored twice and crafted many chances to help SDO decimate their Hiyanglam rival.Although SDO finished big they had to wait for the breakthrough till the additional time of the first half when Y Gautam made a fine effort ..

Apunba Manipur Huyen Lanlong Lup presents 'Sajibu Khudol' to Thang-Ta teachers

IMPHAL, Apr 17The Apunba Manipur Huyen Lanlong Lup has today organised "Sajibu Khudol Tamba" programme wherein Thang-Ta teachers were honoured with presents.The programme was organised to pay tribute to the Thang-Ta teachers who are relentlessly working to safeguard, preserve and further develop the indigenous martial art form, said Apunba Manipur Huyen Lanlong Lup in a statement. The association also prayed for the wellbeing and long life of the Thang-Ta teachers, it said...

Kesho Memorial Volleyball : KYLSC, Jiribam Police, GPSA script win as quarter-final league round begins

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 17 : KYLSC, Kachikhul, Jiribam Police, Sonapur GPSA and BSO emerged victorious in the quarter final league matches of the ongoing 10th Y Kesho Memorial Volleyball Tournament organised by All Jiribam Sports Association at Jiribam Hr Secondary School playground.In the first match stage in the morning, BBC, Bidyanagar upstaged GPSA 25-11, 25-19, 25-16 and BSO, Top Siphai downed LMYC, Moktokhong 25-10, 25-13, 25-17. In the evening matches, Jiribam Police eased to a 26-24, ..

Tbl Super Divn Football League ASSA beat SYDA for four straight wins

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 17 : ASSA, Sangaiyumpham are inching closer to the title of the Lambamayum Memcha Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament as they sealed a 2-1 win against SYDA, Athokpam for the fourth win today.ASSA, who have ..

Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy : Al-Ameen, KSDO, PCC emerge victorious

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 16 : Al-Ameen, Lilong; KSDO, Kiyamgei and PCC, Mayaikoibi registered wins today in league round matches of the ongoing 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy.In the Group A league match staged at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, Al-Ameen defeated RCA, Lilong Tairen Makhong by 13 runs.After winning the toss, Al-Ameen went in to bat first and stacked up a total of 136 runs for 7 in the stipulated 20 overs riding on Md Mustaque's 24-ball 42, Nashir's 41 off 58 balls and Al Bashid's ..

Kangpokpi District Badminton Association finish second in HDBAM Tourney

Our CorrespondentKANGPOKPI, Apr  16: With eleven gold and nine silver medals, the Kangpokpi District Badminton Association bagged the second position in the 18th Hill Districts Badminton Association Manipur tournament which was held in Ukhrul from April 10 to 14.The reception of the Kangpokpi District Badminton Association was held at the residence of Lunsieh Kipgen, IPS at N Lambulane, Imphal yesterday. During the said tournament, A Hmangte and Lim Khongsai (45+ men's doubles); SR Koireng ..

LMLCC thump FSC 5-2 in Kakching 2nd Divn League opener

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 16 : LMLCC, Langmeidong pulled off a comfortable 5-2 win against FSC, Kakching in the 2nd Sh Rakesh Singh 2nd Division Football League 2021 opener today.The tournament organised by the District Sports Association Kakching..

AMFA names officials for Sub-Jr Girls Inter Club Football Tourney

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 16 : The All Manipur Football Association has named officials who will conduct matches in the 3rd Sub-Junior Girls Inter Club Football Tournament which will begin from April 19 at Artificial Turf, Lamlong Thongkhong.The n..

YWC-L, YDO share spoils in IW Super Divn League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 16 : YWC, Langthabal played out a 2-2 draw with YDO, Kwakeithel Lamdong to share a point each in the ongoing 21st S Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League Tournament-2021.Having earned a point in their ope..

TCMDC, SCCC and CYCLONE triumph in 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 15 : TCMDC-Thongju, SCCC-Singjamei and CYCLONE-Thangmei-band cruised to victories in the 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy today.In the Group A league match staged at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, TCMDC scored 118 for 3 in the chase for 115 runs set by PSC, Khuyathong after being let to bat first to secure their first win in the tourney.Prasanta (31), Surchand (19) and Ranjan (19 not out) were significant scorers in PSC's innings that ended at 114 for 9. Kalyan was the ..

IW Super Divn League NC Club beat CHIKL 3-1 for first win

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 15 : NC Club, Khonghampat rode on a double by H Premchandra to beat CHIKL, Lilong Chajing by 3-1 goals for the first win in the S Birendra Singh Memorial Super Division Football League which is underway at Chajing Awang L..

Naocha hits hattrick as YOSC drub CSC 6-2 in IE 1st Divn Football League

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 15 : SSC, Porompat pulled off a 3-2 win against PRYA, Khundrakpam while YOSC, Khurai Konsam Leikai drubbed CSC, Chanung by 6-2 goals at XI-Star SU ground-Akampat in today's Group A league matches of the ongoing M Ibobi Me..

Thoubal T-20 Cricket : WYC thrash RCA to set up title clash with Al-Ameen

By Our Sports ReporterIMPHAL, Apr 14 : WYC, Wangkhem overwhelmed RCA, Lilong by 48 runs to set up final date with Al-Ameen, Lilong in the Thoubal District T-20 Cricket Tournament organised by Thoubal District Cricket Association under the supervision of MNCA.WYC won the toss and opted to bat first in this last semi-final encounter at Moijing playground.With Sangkar playing some good strokes enroute to his 41-ball 49 and Momocha's quick knock of 42 runs in 29 balls, WYC accumulated 159 for 7 in 20 ..

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..