In sharp a reaction to the statement made by BJP MLA of Khurai AC L Susindro over a canal project in his constituency, National People’s Party (NPP) has stated that such repeated statements will not prove healthy for the coalition government. According to a press statement issued by NPP state secretary S Thoiba,
Chief Minister N Biren Singh has asserted that the Indo-Japan partnership could explore opportunities in Manipur in areas like road connectivity infrastructure, tourism, trade capacity building and healthcare.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to visit the state on April 7 to begin the campaign of BJP in the state for election to the Outer and Inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituencies scheduled to be held on April 11 and 18 respectively.
Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal has clarified that the outsourcing of 404 contract employees through Government e-Marketplace (GeM)
Top men's seed Novak Djokovic dropped a set before fighting off German qualifier Dominik Koepfer to reach the semi-finals
Andy Murray crashed out of the US Open second round in straight sets to 15th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime on Thursday.
Lionel Messi's team-mates Luis Suarez and Arturo Vidal are the only Barcelona players pushing for the superstar to stay at the club, according to reports.
Top seed Novak Djokovic made quick work of Tennys Sandgren at the Western and Southern Open on Tuesday,
Diego Carlos's 3-2 overhead-kick goal helped Sevilla get past Inter Milan following a fast-paced UEFA Europa League final in Cologne.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had an adverse effect on football across the world. The game was disrupted worldwide in March as most countries
Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez both scored twice as Inter Milan stormed into a first European final in 10 years
Substitute Moussa Dembele struck twice as Olympique Lyonnais stunned Manchester City with a 3-1 victory on Saturday
Paris St Germain scored two late goals, including a stoppage-time winner from substitute Eric Choupo-Moting,
Sevilla qualified for the semifinals of the Europa League on Tuesday after Lucas Ocampos' late header broke Wolverhampton
Manchester United needed an extra-time penalty from Bruno Fernandes to scrape into the Europa League
Former India international footballer Renedy Singh expressed his grief over the passing away of his former teammate
A fired-up Lionel Messi led Barcelona to a 3-1 win at home to Napoli on Saturday for a 4-2 aggregate
Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus seized on defensive mistakes to lead Manchester City to a 2-1 victory over
Manchester United and Inter Milan booked their places in the Europa League quarterfinals Wednesday as continental soccer returned
India staging the Under-17 Womens World Cup in 2021 will play a significant role in boosting the image of the game among girls,
Time stood still as Jeakson Singh Thounaojam leapt higher than all in the sultry Delhi air to head the ball into the back
Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to help his side secure a 2-1 win over 10-man Chelsea in the FA Cup
Paris St Germain completed a domestic treble as they beat Olympique Lyonnais 6-5 on penalties to lift the French League
The Football Players Association of India on Friday courted controversy when it shot off a letter to the AIFF and ISL,
Indian Super League (ISL) club Chennaiyin FC on Thursday announced that left-back Jerry Lalrinzuala has extended his stay at the club after signing a new multi-year deal.
As the world counts down one more year to the biggest event in the global sports calendar, adidas, under the ambit
Juventus continued their dominance in the Serie A as they claimed their ninth consecutive Scudetto, an unprecedented record in the top five European
Inter Milan put more pressure on stuttering Serie A leaders Juventus when two goals by Romelu Lukaku and one from Alexis Sanchez gave them
Neymar scored the winning goal as Paris Saint-Germain defeated 10-man Saint-Etienne 1-0 in the French Cup final on Friday, the first competitive fixture
Having a women's team has been made compulsory as part of the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) licensing criteria for clubs,
Richarlison rocked Sheffield United's bid to qualify for the Europa League on Monday after sealing a 1-0 win for Everton,
The Manipur state government is set to hand a major financial boost to the three major clubs from the state - NEROCA, TRAU, and KRYPHSA FC.
Arsenal ended Liverpool's bid to set a new Premier League points record with a 2-1 win over the champions,
Real Madrid are one victory away from clinching the La Liga title after they held off a second-half comeback from
Lionel Messi notched a 20th assist of the season to help a lacklustre Barcelona secure a 1-0 win away to Real Valladolid on Saturday,
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday rued that people in India, including some of his colleagues in Parliament, have limited
Gyanendro Ningombam was named as the officiating president of Hockey India in an Executive Board meeting held on Friday.
Mohamed Salah kept Liverpool on track to set a new Premier League points record as the champions won 3-1 at Brighton,
An own goal by Michael Keane proved the difference as Tottenham Hotspur beat visitors Everton 1-0 in a dour clash on Monday
The Indian Super League (ISL) is likely to be held behind closed doors with four neutral venues potentially hosting India's
Union Sports Minister Kiren Riiju has said the government is set to remove the salary cap of Rs 2 lakhs for Indian coaches training elite athletes.
With COVID-19 pandemic affecting the sporting calendar worldwide, star Indian woman footballer Bala Devi
West Ham rocked Chelsea's top-four hopes and boosted their survival bid with a dramatic 3-2 win, while Pierre-Emerick
Burnley moved up to eighth in the Premier League after a header from captain Ben Mee earned them a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Monday.
Spain striker Iago Aspas dealt a fresh blow to Barcelona's La Liga title hopes by striking a late free kick to snatch a 2-2 draw at home to the Catalans
Liverpool were crowned Premier League champions on Thursday as Chelsea's win over Manchester City ended the Reds'
Barcelona earned a hard-fought 1-0 win against Athletic Bilbao on Tuesday to put the pressure back on
Star striker Bala Devi says India will have to build on the legacy of hosting the women's U-17 World
World number one Novak Djokovic romped into the final of his own exhibition tournament after
Napoli stunned Juventus 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw to claim the Coppa Italia on Wednesday and bring
Odisha FC on Tuesday roped in India age-group international Moirangthem Thoiba Singh ahead
Country's top sprinter Hima Das, who had a stellar 2018, has been nominated for the prestigious 'Khel Ratna' by the state government of Assam.
Chennaiyin FC's trusted striker, Jeje Lalpekhlua, last played a competitive game more than a year ago when he featured in a
With the restart of the domestic season weeks away, The Indian Express looks into the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow in ‘India’s New Hopes’.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has agreed to tour Sri Lanka in August, subject to clearance from both governments, said a report in The Island.
India's Olympic-bound boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training
Indian Super League (ISL) league stage winners FC Goa, ISL winners ATK Mohun Bagan
Indian Super League (ISL) clubs have agreed to reduce the number of foreigners in their squad from the 2021-22 season, Goal can confirm.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday nominated India opener Rohit Sharma
Cricket Australia (CA) has kept open the possibility of hosting all four Tests involving India in one
Defender Gurinder Singh feels India has been playing an aggressive brand of hockey under chief coach Graham Reid,
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said India will not host any international event in immediate future
The T20 World Cup, to be held in Australia between October 18 and November 15,
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill and even though Bundesliga action started last week,
London Olympics bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom said that her only aim right now is to ensure that
Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports in India on Tuesday said that
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday issued the new set of guidelines to be followed across the country during
Boxing star Amit Panghal on Friday appealed to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to make the national sports awards "nomination/application free.
Rifle shooter Anjum Moudgil has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the country's highest sporting
India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah is expected to be the BCCI nomination for the prestigious Arjuna Award
Country’s top weightlifters, including former world champion Mirabai Chanu, on Monday requested Sports Minster Kiren Rijiju
Amid the coronavirus induced lockdown in the country, athletes are finding it difficult to continue their training but India U-19
India's senior hockey players, who are unable to train because of the coronavirus-forced lockdown,
Indian hockey team midfielder Nilakanta Sharma says the experience of playing in big-ticket events such as the 2018
Hockey India will be on May 13 dwelling upon the preparation status of both men's and women's team for the Tokyo Olympics
The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) plans to move its national camp from Delhi to Imphal in Manipur,
Indian Super League (ISL) side Bengaluru FC on Thursday announced that they had handed contract extensions to Ajay Chhetri,
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that kabaddi has huge potential not just in India and Asia, but globally and the ultimate aim of the country is to have the sport included in the Olympics.
The year 2020 was supposed to be filled with sports - Tokyo Olympics, the T20 World Cup for men and women, the Indian Premier League (IPL), Champions and Euro League, and more.
Middle distance runner Jhuma Khatun has been banned for four years by the Athletics Integrity Unit of the world
An Olympic berth is not on Vijender Singh’s mind anymore. The boxing ace, who clinched a bronze medal at the Beijing Games in 2008,
If all goes well, the Manipur State League will resume in the month of August, 2020 with the fixtures running through October.
Apr: Seasoned Indian boxers Vijender Singh and Manoj Kumar have stepped forward to raise funds for Asian Games gold-winning former pugilist Dingko Singh,
Indian women's hockey team mid-fielder Sushila Chanu has insisted that the team has left behind the disappointment of the postponement of Tokyo Olympic Games and they are now working harder to achieve their goal.
Former Indian boxer Dingko Singh on Monday requested the sports ministry to help him travel from Manipur to Delhi for his cancer treatment.
Subrata Dutta, Senior Vice President, All India Football Federation and Chairman, League Committee chaired AIFF League Committee meeting held via video conferencing on Saturday.
I-League is set to expand in the next edition due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) forced to increase the number of participating teams to 12, Goal has learnt.
India will host the Asian Boxing Championships for men and women in November-December this year, the national federation revealed on Monday,
Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia has said that he will consider contesting for the post of All India Football Federation (AIFF) president in future.
Former world champion Mirabai Chanu, who is adhering to self-isolation owing to the global coronavirus outbreak, is not keen on facing the possibility of another situation like this.
IOA president Narinder Batra is optimistic that despite a spike in the COVID-19 cases in the country,
Two FIH Pro League ties involving the senior men's team, junior men's Asia Cup and senior women's Asian Champions Trophy are among a host of international hockey events,
FIFA is set to hand a big boost to every European competition as they are going to extend the current footballing campaign indefinitely to help finish the existing leagues and UEFA tournaments.
India has submitted its bid documents for hosting the AFC Asian Cup in 2027, a top official of the national federation confirmed on Sunday.
The FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup, scheduled to be played in November in India, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As part of our NxGn India series, Goal takes a closer look at the most promising young talents in the country.
Pressure is building up on the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) to call off the upcoming shooting World Cup in New Delhi after the cancellation of the Munich edition owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Her transition into top-flight Scottish football turned out to be "easier than expected" and Indian path-breaker N Bala Devi will next seek to "encourage" aspiring players back home to try playing in the demanding leagues abroad.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta on Monday said he is hopeful that Kho Kho, a traditional Indian sport, will be included in the 2026 Asian Games roster scheduled to be held in Japan.
The State League top spot changed hands four times inside four days as Muvanlai Athletics surged back to the summit of points table with a 1-0 success against DMRAO on Friday.
Goals galore as NEROCA FC romped to the top spot of State League table with a 6-1 hammering of NACO and UKB swept aside GSC 5-1 at the Khuman Lampak Turf Ground on Thursday.
TRAU FC rode on a 77th minute penalty converted by Oguchi Uche to defeat Churchill Brothers, whom they defeated 2-1 in Goa, at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal, Manipur, on Wednesday.
Songpu Singsit netted a double as Muvanlai Athletics roared into action in the second half to go top of the State League table while GSC swept aside KLASA 2-0 in Tuesday’s contests at Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak.
UKB and UPSA outplayed their respective opponents to advance in the 10th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial Football Tournament being held at SAI Sports Complex.
AIM pulled off an early deficit to grind out a 2-1 success against KLASA and register their first win in the 13th State League as SSU and YUFC shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
Defending champions NEROCA FC and Muvanlai Athletics both continued their peerless form with a fourth straight win to go neck and neck at the top of the State League.
Neroca FC pipped Gokulam Kerala FC 3-2 to come out of the relegation zone after 90 minutes of pulsating football at the Khuman Lampak Stadium on Friday, February 21.
Defending champions NEROCA FC continued their perfect run in the Manipur State League with a convincing 3-1 win over YUFC on Wednesday as UKB ground out a 1-0 success against KLASA.
Muvanlai Athletics made it three wins from three games as NACO came from behind to beat GSC 4-2 in the Manipur State League on Tuesday.
Former Indian football team captain Bembem Devi, who has moved on to coaching, was in the city for the finale of the Indian Women’s League (IWL) recently.
YUCC beat YWC by 27 runs in the final of the 2nd MNCA U-16 Boys Naorem Rajningthou Singh Memorial Trophy 2020 at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
After a 1-1 draw in Vasco, NEROCA FC were held to a goalless draw by Indian Arrows at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal, Manipur, on Tuesday.
NEROCA FC subdued a 10-man TRAU FC 5-0 in the return tie of the Imphal derby in the 2019-20 I-League at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium, on Saturday.
Mary Kom Boxing Academy topped the medal tally to become team champions of the inaugural Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championship that wrapped up on Sunday.
Kangchup Road Young Physical and Sports Association (KRYPSHA) FC cruised to a 4-0 victory over Kickstart FC Karnataka in the opening match of 4th Hero Indian Women's League (IWL) on Friday.
S Barun Singh and Maibam Martina Devi churned out gold-winning performances as Manipur wrapped up the final day of 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 with six medals on Wednesday.
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Chief Minister N Biren inaugurated the 5th Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament at Imphal pologround here on Friday.
SYMROPIA FC overcame Lamka SC in a seven-goal thriller as Bungmual YC cruised to a 5-2 win over Kha-Potshangbam FC in Wednesday’s fixtures
Chingkheihunba Polo Club (CPC) and Linthoinganbi Kanglei Lup (LKL) both triumphed with relative ease on their way to the final of the 15th Women’s State Polo Tournament 2019-20.
Happy Feet FA held UKB to a 2-2 draw as Konsham FC swept aside Ahsijolneng 3-0 in Friday’s action of the Raja Goukhothang Guite Football Memoriam 2020 at Lamka Public Ground, Churachandpur.
Real Madrid put on a dominant display as they reached the final of the Spanish Super Cup, overwhelming Valencia 3-1 on the strength of goals by Toni Kroos, Isco and Luka Modric.
History was made in the first-ever Imphal derby as Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC registered a magnificent comeback victory over their city rivals,
O Babita scored a hat-trick to steer ICSA to a resounding win as ESU battled past KRYPHSA in Friday’s fixtures of the U-17 Khelo India Women’s League held at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak.
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) defeated Nikhat Zareen in an intense and ill-tempered trial bout here on Saturday to make the Indian boxing team for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China.
TRAU FC (Kwakeithel) overcame NISA (Thangmeiband) on penalties to book the remaining quarterfinal spot in the 62nd CC Meet on Friday.
Kaikhokam Guite hit a double to guide JSYC (Kangpokpi) to a 3-2 win over MPSC (Imphal West) and complete the last-16 lineup of the 62nd CC Meet on Monday.
AIM (Khabam Lamkhai) and AFC (Thoubal Athokpam) triumphed on penalties to progress to the next stage of the 62nd CC Meet resumed as the competition resumed on Thursday after a brief hiatus.
Gokulam Kerala opened their 2019-20 I-League account with a 2-0 win against NEROCA FC on Sunday at the EMS Stadium in Kozhikode.
Manipur edged passed England in the final to clinch the 13th Manipur Polo International 2019 at Mapal Kangjeibung today.
Ricky Tonjam scored a hat-trick in Hockey Union (HU)’s 8-4 drubbing of SEYO in the State Senior Men Hockey Championship on Thursday.
Manipur won a hard fought match against USA, beating the American by a slender margin of 6-4 while France after three loses,
After struggling to win against France in their first match, India B represented by local boys, struck scintillating form to trounce India A by a whopping 12-3 margin on the fourth day of the 13th Manipur Polo International 2019.
USA team registered its first win in the 13th Manipur Polo International with a hard-earned 6-5 victory over France. France would consider themselves unlucky losing yet again with the narrowest of margin after putting up a great fight.
England decimated USA in the opening match of the 13th Manipur Polo international 2019,
The 13th edition of the Hero I-League was officially launched at a glittering ceremony in the National Capital today (November 21, 2019).
KIYC, Imphal East gained a first leg advantage with a commanding 3-0 victory over KPFC, Bishnupur while AMOFA, Moirang and MPSC, Imphal West settled for a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s fixtures of the 24th Winners’ Cup.
The final match of the 35th N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament 2019 will see a battle of equals as X-Polo Club and Manipur Police Sports Club-B (MPSC-B) triumphed in their respective semifinals on Sunday.
India's Loitongbam Ashalata Devi has been nominated for the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Player of the Year in the women's category.
Liberal College, Model English Hr Sec School, Nilamani English School, Unique Model Academy and TG English School (Bishnupur) triumphed in their respective final matches of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports School
Bushan Haobam bested T Brojen in straight sets to claim the men’s singles title of the 39th State Open Tennis Championship 2019 on Tuesday at Officers’ Club Tennis Court, Lamphelpat.
VAA secured two gold medals in individual competition as both UAC and NSA earned a top of podium finish on the third and penultimate day of the 34th Junior State Archery Championships 2019 held at EYCA Ground, Porompat.
Arambam Boby Singh claimed his eighth gold medal after his triumphant outing at the 11th WBPF World Championship 2019 in Jeju Island, South Korea.
Manipur outscored Jharkhand on penalties to win the 65th National School Games U-14 boys’ football tournament at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium on Friday.
X-Polo Club and K&MMRS-A recorded contrasting wins en route to the semifinals of N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament.
Imphal Riding Club-A and Chingkheihunba Polo Club-A sealed the remaining quarterfinal spots of N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament on Wednesday.
Manipur Police teams stole the show as MPSC-A, MPSC-B and MPSC-C all advanced to the quarterfinals of N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament on Tuesday.
Chingkheihunba Polo Club-B, X-Polo Club and K&MMRS-A were the first teams to progress to the quarterfinals of N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament, following their victories on Monday.
Manipur Police Sports Club-C (MPSC-C), Tekcham Polo Club and Imphal Riding Club-A (IRC-A) all progressed to the last 16 as the 35th N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament resumed on Saturday after a brief hiatus.
The pre-quarterfinal lineup of the 35th N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament completed on Sunday with Tentha Polo Club, Khurai Polo Club and Chingkheihunba Polo Club-A all carrying the day.
The India women's hockey team put one foot in the Tokyo Olympics next year by registering a 5-1 victory over the United States in a qualifier first leg clash at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday.
Laitonjam Rishikanta Singh was crowned Mr Kangleipak 2019 in the tenth edition of the state bodybuilding competition held at Asha Hall, North AOC, on Monday.
NSA won the most medals overall at the State Wrestling Championship 2019 which drew to a close on Sunday at Multipurpose Indoor Hall, Khuman Lampak.
NSA dominated the first day of the State Wrestling Championship 2019 which got underway at Multipurpose Indoor Hall, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.
Manipur Police Sports Club-B (MPSC-B) eased their way into the last 16 while CRPF Polo Team knocked out Samurou Polo Club in a 15-goal thriller in Friday’s fixtures of N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament.
HISU won the Thoubal Super Division Football League after playing out a 1-1 draw with WYFC at Kodompokpi Complex on Thursday.
Both K&MMRS-A and Samurou Polo Club-A enjoyed an easy day on their way to the last 16 of the N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament 2019.
Paradise Polo Club earned an easy passage to the pre-quarterfinals while Kangleipak Polo Club battled past Thangmeiband Youth Polo Club into the last 16 of the N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament on Tuesday.
X-Polo Club and Chingkheihunba Polo Club-B eased their way into the pre-quarterfinals as Khurai Polo Club drubbed San Polo Club in the 35th N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament 2019 on Monday.
Indian Army Hawaldar Bishworjit Singh Saikhom won India's first IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon, which was held here on Sunday, while in the team section, Delhi's Juggernauts came first.
Kevilobo Zhotsu of Nagaland and Ismamul Howk of Assam won titles at the Shirui Lily 3rd MTB Downhill Trophy 2019 held in Ukhrul.
Manipur secured 10 medals on the first day of the 16th Master National Aquatic Championship held at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Haobam Bushan and Ved Raju Prapurna claimed the boys and girls’ titles of the AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament 2019 on Thursday at Officers’ Club Tennis Complex, Lamphelpat.
Governor Dr Najma Heptulla formally inaugurated the National Sub-Junior and Cadets’ Judo Championships, 2019 at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium, here on Wednesday.
Manipur a made a strong start to their campaign as the National Sub-Junior & Cadet Judo Championships 2019 got underway at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium on Tuesday.
ASSA beat PALYC 3-1 to win the Thoubal 1st Division Football League 2019 on Monday. The last fixture also saw YDC end their campaign with a 4-0 drubbing of HU to finish runners-up.
Hockey Union (HU) took the men’s crown while Ideal Club won the women’s event of the 7th Junior State Level Hockey Championship 219 on Sunday.
Bishnupur defeated Imphal East in a penalty shootout to win the U-14 girls State Inter School Football Tournament on Saturday.
Bishnupur and Imphal East both triumphed in their semifinal matches to set summit clash of the U-14 girls football competition of the National School Games held at Khuman Lampak.
KRYPHSA enjoyed an impressive start to their campaign as ESU pulled off a comeback win on the first day of the 10th AMFA Senior Women’s Football League for BM Singh Trophy 2019.
LMYVA, CYLC, ESU and Ideal Club made winning starts as the 23rd Senior State Basketball Championship 2019 got underway on Wednesday at Nahabam Basketball Court.
Six-time champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) on Tuesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Boxing Championships after a hard-fought victory in the last 16 stage.
KHSC overpowered YCCIC in the men’s event of the Junior State Level Hockey Championship 2019 on Monday, while SYUC hammered Bishnupur Hockey 9-0 in the women’s competition.
GJYC-A, Hatikhuwa handed out a 4-0 rout to GNYS, Mandir in the senior boys final of the 16th Durga Pooja Kanglatongbi Inter Gorkha Football Tournament on Sunday.
NESU stayed atop the point table after the last two matches to clinch the M Ibobi Memorial Imphal East 1st Division Football League title.
CSC and Angtha FC carved out narrow margin victories in Friday’s fixtures of the Imphal East 1st Division Football League at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak.
KFA topped both boys and girls competitions to emerge overall team champions of the 1st Imphal East District Level Fencing Championship 2019, which wrapped up on Thursday.
Maisnam Meiraba Luwang and Tasnim Mir on Tuesday led India to an impressive 4-1 victory over Australia in their Group E clash on the second day of the BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships.
Shuttlers Meiraba Luwang and Tanisha Crasto guided India to a comfortable 4-1 win over USA in their opening Group E encounter at the BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships on Monday.
India won the the SAFF U-18 football championship for the first time after defeating Bangladesh 2-1 in the final in Kathmandu on Sunday.
Japhou Youth Club-A and Charangching FC registered emphatic wins in Saturday’s matches of the 7th Phantu Cup 2019 at Maha Union Hr Sec School ground, Chandel.
The state trio of Likmabam Sushila Devi, Moirangthem Bidyashori Devi and Takhellambam Inunganbi won medals for India at the Commonwealth Judo Championship held at Walsall, Birmingham, England.
Indian boxing legend Mary Kom tops the 'most admired women' list in India according to an annual survey conducted by YouGov.
SWC (Waikhong) recorded a 4-2 victory over JA (Kakching) to win the 17th Ksh Kishorkumar Memorial Kakching 1st Division Football League 2019 on Wednesday.
Bala Devi struck her 21st goal of the campaign to steer Manipur to the Senior Women’s National Football Championship title at the CHF Ground in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.
After the Indian U-18 National Team was held to a goalless draw by Bangladesh in their opening match of the SAFF U-18 Championship at the APF Stadium on Monday (September 23), Head Coach Floyd Pinto stated “it was a difficult game.”
Manipur and Railways advanced to the final of Senior Women's National Championships 2019 in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh and will play for the title on Tuesday.
H Baskar, Kh Sanamacha, Soibam Rebika and Kh Monika clinched gold medals in the elite competition of the State Level Boxing Championship 2019 on Saturday.
Manipur emerged overall team champions of the 18th Junior National Wushu Championship 2019 held at Punjab University, Chandigarh.
Liwa Changning Youth Cultural Club (LCYCC) were crowned champions of the Chandel Super Division Football League as Tampi Football Club (TFC) finished runners-up with a 3-1 win over NWYC while KDC played out a 2-2 draw with HYC to earn the third spot after the last two matches on Wednesday.
Imphal West’s Nongchup Imphal Sagoltongba High School U-17 girls and Imphal East’s Jai Hind Govt High School U-15 boys triumphed in their respective finals of the State Level JN Hockey Tournament on Sunday.
Imphal West’s Nongchup Imphal Sagoltongba High School made light work of Imphal East’s Jai Hind Govt High School in the U-17 boys final of the State Level Inter School JN Hockey Tournament on Saturday at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium.
Six matches were decided on the second day of the State Level Inter School JN Hockey Tournament 2019 for U-17 boys and girls and U-15 boys at the Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium.
Six-time world champion boxer Mary Kom has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award, the first time that a woman athlete’s name has been put forward by the sports ministry for the country’s second highest civilian honour after the Bharat Ratna.
Ronaldo Laitonjam won his fourth gold of the meet as India picked up three medals on the concluding day to emerge overall champions in the Track Asia Cup cycling competition here on Wednesday.
India's Ronaldo Laitonjam continued his impressive run, creating an Asian record for men's junior 200m time trial event at the Track Asia Cup cycling competition on Tuesday.
Arunachal Pradesh inflicted a heavy 8-2 defeat on Tripura in their North East Zone qualifying tie of the Sub-Junior National Football Championship 2019 on Monday at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium.
Second edition of the Kakching World War II Memorial Run 2019 organised by Kakching Runners was held on Sunday with the competition participated by over 3000 runners flagged off from DSA ground, Kakching.
Ningthoujam Abungton scored a double to steer Manipur to a 3-1 victory over Tripura in their Group A tie in the North East Zone qualifying round of the Sub-Junior National Football Championship 2019 at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium on Saturday.
Moirang College overcame Liberal College on penalties to win the Manipur University Inter College Football Tournament 2019 on Friday at Komdompokpi Ground, Wangjing.
Bidyasagar Salam claimed the men’s singles title as Ksh Maheswari Devi took the women’s singles crown of the 64th State Open Badminton Championship 2019 on Thursday.
Manipur’s Meiraba Luwang had all shots in his kitty to oust Kok Jing Hong of Malaysia 21-19, 21-12 to enter the final of the Yonex Sunrise India Junior International Grand Prix 2019 which is organised in the memory of Late Sushant Chipalkatti at the Modern Sports Complex on Saturday.
Moirang College, Presidency College, LMS Law College and Mayai Lambi College were the first four to make it to the quarterfinals of the Manipur University Inter College Football Tournament 2019, following their triumphs on Friday at Kodompokpi, Wangjing.
PRYA notched up a 2-0 win over UPSA while USA and ESU played out a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s action of the Imphal East 1st Division League underway at NESU Ground.
Ace India boxer Mary Kom and South Korean football star Son Heung-Min and have been named the Best Asian Female and Male Athletes, respectively, at the first-ever ‘Awards for Asia ceremony organised by the Asian Sportswriters Union (AIPS Asia).
Manipur put a stellar performance at the recently concluded MK Classic Open International Taekwondo Championship held at Talkotara Indoor Stadium, New Delhi.
Manipur’s Unique Model Academy, defending champions, came through a tight tussle to carve out a 1-0 success against Bangladesh’s Krira Shiksha Protisthan in their U-14 sub-junior boys quarterfinal clash at the Subroto Cup in New Delhi on Monday.
State triathlete Biten Laikhuram made a name for himself at the Ironman 70.3 Bintan (Indonesia) by topping the men’s 25-29 age group event and qualifying for the World Ironman Championship,
The group stage of the Mini State Volleyball Tournament wrapped up on Friday as KLYGC, HYDCCL, RYC, AMYC, PRSC, NYVA, YMDO and TRYVC all qualified for the quarterfinal round.
PAMYAL were crowned champions of the Imphal West 1st Division Football League, which wrapped up on Thursday with a match between YAC and SCK.
Six teams carried the day in 3rd President Cup Hockey Tournament on Wednesday at the Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium.
NYVA-A and TRYVC grabbed two wins each on the first day of the 18th Mini State Level Volleyball Tournament which got underway at the Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium.
India's junior women boxers clinched 12 medals, including four gold, at the third Nation's Cup in Vrbas, Serbia. The team won four gold, four silver and four bronze medals and claimed the runners-up trophy.
Maisnam Meiraba dished out yet another dominating show in the finals to claim the men's singles title at the Yonex-Sunrise 28th Smt. Yonex Sunrise Krishna Khaitan All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament here on Sunday.
TYDA and RAFA will square off in the final of AMFA’s inaugural Sub-Junior Boys Inter Club Football Tournament 2019 after the two teams prevailed in tight semifinal matches on Friday at Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak.
Thang-Ta Maheikol (TTM), Yumnam Huidrom (Imphal West) secured the overall team title of the 30th State Thang-Ta Championship 2019 which wrapped on Tuesday at Bakshi Indoor Stadium, Hungpung, Ukhrul.
Mayai Lambi Sport Academy (MLSA), Mayang Imphal emerged overall champions of the 23rd State Level Judo Championships which wrapped up on Monday.
Sainik School Imphal won the U-17 title of the All India Sainik Schools Inter Zonal Football Championship 2019 held at Sainik School Amaravathinagar, Tamil Nadu. The Sainik School Imphal U-14 boys, however, finished runners-up.
Meiraba Luwang has entered the semi-finals of the Bulgarian Junior International Badminton Championship in U-19 singles category.
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom and Lovlina Borgohain have been selected for the upcoming women's world boxing championships based on their recent performances, a decision that has been lambasted by former junior world champion Nikhat Zareen.
Sainik School Imphal U-17 team made a resounding start to their campaign with a 4-0 rout of Sainik School Bhubaneswar at the Inter Zonal Sainik Schools Football Championship on Tuesday.
Chumbang FC thrashed Challong Youth Club 9-1 while Japhou eased past Penaching 3-1 in Monday’s matches of the 8th Cheengkhu Premier Cup held at Chandel Mini Stadium.
Thoubal clinched the overall team title of the 9th Sub-Junior & Senior Jeet Kune-Do State Level Championship 2019 on Sunday.
KSYC and DMMT were crowned champions of the Pulraang Cup 1st Hill District Volleyball Tournament 2019, following their triumphs in their respective final matches on Saturday at Paraolon Ralringkhu Football Ground, Leikun, Chandel.
KSYC will meet Shining Star in the men’s final of the Pulrang Cup 1st Hill District Volleyball Tournament, while CWVT set up women’s summit clash against DMMT.
Citizen girls and YLK boys emerged champions of the 43rd Junior State Level handball Tournament 2019 on Wednesday.
SAIRC grabbed five medals to top the sub-junior event of the Governor’s Cup State Fencing Championship on Tuesday.
Riflewoman (GD) Jamuna Boro of Assam Rifles has won gold medal in the prestigious the 23rd President’s Cup at Labuan Bajo in Indonesia by demolishing Italy’s veteran boxer Guilia Lamagna with a score of 5-0.
Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) and 2018 World Championships bronze winner Simranjit Kaur (60kg) grabbed a gold each as Indian boxers finished their campaign at the 23rd President's Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia with nine medals on Sunday.
Nilamani English School (Imphal West) came through a tight tussle to snatch a 4-3 victory over Poiroukhongjil High School (Imphal East) in the final of the U-17 girls’ State Inter School Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament 2019 on Saturday.
Sainik School Imphal boys were crowned overall champions of the East Zone Sainik Schools Sports Championship, which drew to a close on Friday.
Sainik School Imphal continued their good run in football and basketball competitions in the East Zone Sainik School Sports on Wednesday.
Sainik School Goalpara won the hockey tournament of the East Zone Sainik Schools Sports Championship as hosts (SS Imphal) continued their peerless form in basketball competition on Thursday.
YAC and SICO played out a 2-2 draw as GC-CRPF were held by NC-Club in the Imphal West 1st Division Football League on Monday at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak.
Maisnam Meiraba put up a herculean effort to help Indian shuttlers set up a quarter-final clash with Indonesia at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships here Sunday.
NC-Club had a convincing 3-1 win over WAFA while SCK held THAU to a 1-1 draw in Saturday’s fixtures of the Imphal West 1st Division Football League at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak.
ISL XI emerged victorious in a friendly football match played as part of Anglo-Kuki War Documentary Film Project at Khuman Lampak main stadium here on Friday.
PAMYAL (Patsoi) kick-started the 26th L Sangita Devi Memorial 1st Division Football League with a comfortable 3-0 win over GC-CRPF (Langjing) on Thursday at PAMYAL Ground.
YWC secured their second straight win with a 2-0 drubbing of BMSC, while MPSC and CHIKL spilt points in an exciting 4-4 draw in Wednesday’s fixtures of the 20th Imphal West Super Division Football League at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak.
India managed a 1-1 draw against Syria in their final group game of the Intercontinental Cup 2019 on Tuesday at the TransStadia Arena, Ahmedabad.
Novak Djokovic's successful defence of his Wimbledon crown ensured that the Serb remained at world No 1 in the latest ATP Tour rankings released on Monday.
Imphal West and KHFA secured the mini boys and girls’ titles of the 15th Governor’s Cup State Level Fencing Championship which got underway on Sunday at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium.
Unique Model Academy (Imphal East) U-14 boys and Springfield School (Thoubal) U-17 boys emerged victorious in nerve-wrecking penalty kicks to become the champions of the State Inter School Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament 2019 on Saturday.
TG English School (Bishnupur) will meet Unique Model Academy (Imphal East) in the U-14 final of the State Inter School Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament, while Springfield School (Thoubal) and Ukhrul Public School set up U-17 summit clash.
The group stage of State Subroto Football Tournament wrapped up on Thursday as Ukhrul U-17 boys served up a goal feast to advance to the semifinals alongside Churachandpur, Thoubal and Tengnoupal, while Kakching, Bishnupur, Ukhrul and Imphal East qualified for U-14 last four.
UTA were crowned champions of the 15th Governor’s Taekwondo Cup 2019 as the four-day competition wrapped up on Wednesday at Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak.
Former world champion Mirabai Chanu led the Indian medal rush by notching up a gold on the opening day of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship here on Tuesday.
Bishnupur, Imphal West and Kakching U-4 boys were winners in Monday’s fixtures of the State Inter School Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament as Kangpokpi and Thoubal triumphed in the day’s U-17 action.
DSA Churachandpur and DSA Chandel sealed titles as a week-long 5th Hill Districts Sports Meet 2019 organised by Hill Districts Sports Association Manipur (HIDSAM) and hosted by DSA Sadar Hills at Kangpokpi DHQs came to a close on Saturday.
Manipur were crowned overall team champions of the 9th National Vovinam Championship 2019 held at Bhugewari Phukanani Indoor Stadium, Guwahati, on Friday.
Ch Mahadeva won five gold medals as Manipur reaped a rich haul of 18 medals on the fourth day of the 9th National Vovinam Championship 2019 held at Bhugewari Phukanani Indoor Stadium, Guwahati.
DSA Ukhrul maintained their unbeaten run with a 4-1 win over DSA Senapati, while DSA Churachandpur edged past DSA Chandel 2-1 in Wednesday’s matches of the 5th Inter Hill Districts Sports Meet 2019 at Brig M Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi.
Hill districts’ prestigious sports event Inter Hill Districts Sports Meet, which took birth with an aim to promote unity through sports in 2013 under the aegis of Hill Districts Sports Association, Manipur (HIDSAM), an apex body of hill districts sports organization, kicked off on Tuesday at Brig M Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi DHQs.
Newly established Kuki Football Academy (KFA) organised an exhibition football match between Indian Soccer League players of Manipur and Sadar Hills XI to raise fund for six children of a single family who lost both parents and their eldest sibling when the trio got drowned in Barak River recently.
Juvenile Association (JA) outplayed SAO 2-1 in the final of the 3rd Tikendrajit Memorial U-13 Football Tournament played at DSA Kakching Ground on Sunday.
Lambung YCC edged past Tonsen FC 1-0 while Japhou Youth Club beat United Center on penalties in the 3rd Kapaam Cup on Saturday at Kapaam Public Ground, Chandel.
Little Master English Hr Sec School and CT Hr Sec School will square off in the U-14 boys’ final of the Imphal West District Level Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament. The U-17 boys’ team of Little Master school also reached the final after beating Integrated Manipur Academy on Thursday.
Unique Model Academy and Reliance Academy-B will meet in the U-17 boys’ final of the Imphal East District Level Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament, while the U-14 semifinal lineup was decided on Saturday as Priceton School and Reliance Academy booked the remaining last-four spots.
Seven matches were decided on the second day of the Imphal East District Level Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament underway at Artificial Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak.
Afros Hr Sec School, Princeton School, Azad Hr Sec School and Poireikhongjin High School all emerged victorious on the first day of the U-14 boys Imphal East District Level Subroto Mukherjee Football Tournament which got underway at Artificial Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak, on Thursday.
FC Zotal picked up all three points against Zomi FC as Bungmual FC held FC Zion to a 1-1 draw in the Niangzen Trophy held at Lamka Public Ground, Churachandpur, on Wednesday.
Manipur clinched Thang-Ta Federation Cup 2019 for their record eight straight title as they wrapped up their campaign with a huge haul of 120 medals at Dharmanagar in Tripura on Saturday.
Manipur made a strong start to their campaign at the 8th Thang-Ta Federation Cup 2019 by securing 10 gold medals from the 13 events on offer on the first day of the competition which got underway at Swami Vivekananda Sardha Satabarshiki Bhawan, Dharmanagar, North Tripura.
Meiraa (Bashikhong) wrapped up the group stage with a 3-1 win over Cosmo (Wangkhei) to reach the men’s veteran hockey semifinal alongside YAC, Cosmo and Hockey Union.
Kh Indrakumar got the better of Tuleshwor in the 35+ singles final of the 2nd Manipur Senior Tennis Tournament on Tuesday as N Dilip emerged the winner of the 55+ singles event.
Tuleshor beat Daichilung to win the 45+ singles title of the 2nd Manipur Senior Tennis Tournament, while Bona defeated Suraj to reach the 35+ singles final.
ESU downed YPHU 41-40 to win the 36th Sub-Junior State Basketball Championship on Sunday.
ESU (Palace Compound) and YPHU (Lalambung) will square off in the final of the 36th Sub-Junior State Basketball Championship, following their semifinal triumphs on Saturday.
United Veterans (Kolkata) overcame Cyclone-A (Thangmeiband) in a thrilling penalty shootout to win the 21st Challenge Cup Veterans Football Tournament on Friday.
YPHU (Lalambung) and Model Club (Chingamakha) wrapped up the group stage with resounding victories as the results of Thursday’s action completed the semifinal lineup of the 36th Sub-Junior State Basketball Championship.
YPHU upstaged CYLC while ESU got the better of Youth Club in Wednesday’s action of the 36th Sub-Junior State Basketball Championship underway at Nahabam Basketball Court, Brahmapur.
Bolero and ESU eased to wins as the 36th State Sub-Junior Basketball Championship 2019 for boys and girls got underway on Tuesday at Nahabam Basketball Court.
SAI wrapped up their campaign with a huge haul of 59 medals and were crowned champions of the 19th State Level Wushu Championship 2019 organised by Imphal West District Wushu Association.
Chhinga Venga prevented TRAU FC from making a clean sweep of all their final round games in the Second Division League 2018-19, but the Imphal-based club had little to lose as they earned their maiden promotion to the I-League.
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom and the seasoned L Sarita Devi spearheaded India's gold rush at the second India Open boxing tournament, which concluded on Friday.
Sethu FC turned around a first-half deficit to beat Manipur Police SC 3-1 and win their first ever Hero Indian Women’s League trophy in the process, at the Guru Nanak Stadium, here on Wednesday (May 22, 2019).
The league round of the 21st Challenge Cup wrapped up on Tuesday as NCVFC (Churachandpur) beat FC Eimi Veterans 2-0 and AVFA edged past AMBA 3-2 in the last fixtures of the group stage.
Manipur Police and Sethu FC entered the final of Indian Women's League after registering contrasting victories against their respective rivals here on Monday.
TRAU FC assured themselves of I-League promotion with a 2-1 win over Ozone FC in their penultimate final round match of 2nd Division League at Khuman Lampak Stadium on Sunday.
Manipur Police put up another great show as they demolished Bangalore United by a massive margin of 10-0 at the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana, on Saturday.
YWC came back from behind to snatch a 2-1 triumph over ICSA and win the 1st Sub-Junior Girls Inter Club Football Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung on Thursday.
Manipur Police booked themselves a spot in the semifinals in style, defeating FC Kolhapur City by a massive 7-1 margin at the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana, on Tuesday.
With Olympic qualification round the corner, the second edition of the India Open Boxing Tournament kicks-off with 35 men and 37 women boxers from India vying for glory as close to 200 pugilists from 16 boxing powerhouses will participate in this tournament to be held at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium in Guwahati, Assam from May 20-24.
TRAU FC inched closer to I-League promotion with a 1-0 win over Lonestar Kashmir FC at TRC Ground, Srinagar, on Sunday. It was TRAU’s fourth consecutive victory in the final round of the 2nd Division League.
Cyclone-A strolled to a 4-1 win over Langol FC, while VFC-A edged past UVSA 1-0 in Saturday’s fixtures of the 21st Challenge Cup Veterans Football Tournament.
ICSA, Bishnupur District ensured their place in the semifinals of the Sub-Junior Girls Inter Club Football Tournament, with a 5-0 rout of KRYPHSA on Thursday, while SSC beat THAU 2-0 in other action.
ESU outplayed THAU 3-1 as ICSA came from behind to snatch a 2-1 triumph over SSC in the 1st Sub-Junior Girls’ Inter Club Football Tournament on Tuesday.
Goals galore as WFA and YWC (L) romped to thumping wins in Monday’s action of the 1st Sub-Junior Girls Inter Club Football Tournament underway at Mapal Kangjeibung.
TRAU FC secured their second straight win in the final round of the 2nd Division League with a 4-drubbing of Lonestar Kashmir FC at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium on Friday.
Senjam Ashwajit and Sagolshem Bhicky won the doubles title of the MATA-AITA Super Series. Interestingly, one of the state pair will seek to walk home with two trophies when the two players face each other in an all-Manipuri singles final.
NEROCA achieved an incredible feat of winning three titles within a month when they lifted the 2019 Loktak Trophy on Tuesday. NEROCA overcame Sagolband United (SU) in a thrilling penalty shootout in the final of the eleventh edition of the tournament for their third successive title this month.
TRAU FC started their campaign with a comfortable 3-1 win over Chhinga Veng in the final round of the Hero 2nd Division League 2018-19 at Aizawl on Monday.
Biaklian Paite netted a double to steer NEROCA to a 2-1 win over SSU in their semifinal encounter in the 11th Loktak Trophy at Moirang Multi-Purpose Ground on Saturday.
BIRA inflicted an 8-1 thrashing on FC Imphal City while NEROCA secured a convincing 3-1 win over TRAU in Thursday’s Imphal Zone fixtures of the Hero Junior League 2018-19.
KMVFA (Keirak) and VSAI (Thangmeiband) on Wednesday completed the semifinal lineup of the Sangai Trophy Veterans' Football Championship, following their quarterfinal triumphs in contrasting styles.
Shiva Thapa (60kg) secured himself a medal for the fourth successive time, while veteran L Sarita Devi (60kg) made the semifinals for the first time in nearly a decade to continue India's stupendous run at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Tuesday.
Subash’s double guided NEROCA to a 3-2 victory over NISA in the fifth match of the 11th Loktak Trophy on Monday.
PTRC ended Al-Ameen’s winning streak as YUC outclassed Model Club in Sunday’s fixtures of the 1st MCA U-16 Boys’ Trophy.
Meena Kumari Maisnam continued her fine run to win gold medal in the 54 kg at the Boxing World Cup in Cologne on Saturday.
NEROCA FC served up a goal feast as they retained their CC Meet title in style with a 7-0 demolition of Sagolband United in the final of the 61st Sir Churachand Singh Memorial Invitation Football Tournament on Wednesday.
Eden Hazard's magnificent double earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over West Ham on Monday and moved Maurizio Sarri's men up to third in the Premier League.
UCL and MIKHYA will clash in the final of the 2nd Inter Village Men’s Open Volleyball Tournament organised by USWC, Uchiwa.
NYDC, HVA and RYC were the teams who progressed to the semifinals of the 3rd Men’s Inter Village Level Open Volleyball Tournament on Thursday at Kachikhul, Imphal.
The first KCA Junior (U-20) Chess Tournament 2019 organised by Kanglei Chess Academy (KCA) will be held from April 11 to 13 at Uripok Khoisnam Leikai, Baldev Hall (Near Meino Thong).
NEROCA FC are only a win away from defending their CC Meet crown, following a 2-1 triumph over TRAU in their semifinal contest on Tuesday.
L Sanatomba starred as Sagolband United (SU) scraped past AIM into the final of the 61st CC Meet on Monday.
Sagolband United rode on Angousana’s second-half strike to carve out 1-0 win over ARC Shillong and book a semifinal showdown with AIM in the 61st CC Meet.
Imphal East were crowned champions of the 2nd Governor’s Trophy State Mukna Kangjei Tournament 2019. They beat Thoubal 9-3 in the final on Friday, winning all their matches with relative ease.
TRAU FC sealed the remaining quarterfinal berth of CC Meet with a 2-1 win over KPFC on Thursday at the Football Turf, Khuman Lampak. TRAU will now face Shillong’s Laban FC on Sunday (March 31) for a place in the semifinals.
Defending champions NEROCA FC battled past NISA 1-0 to earn a passage into the semifinals of the 61st CC Meet on Wednesday.
NISA knocked SSU out of the 61st CC Meet and set up a quarterfinal clash with defending champions NEROCA FC as the football event completed its 22nd match on Monday.
India will host the U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020, International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino announced.
Chingkheihunba Polo Club (CPC) recorded an 8-5 win over MPSC-A on their way to the semifinals of the 29th Governor’s Cup Polo Tournament on Friday.
X-Polo on Thursday outdid Tekcham Polo Club 7-2 to join Imphal Riding Club in the semifinals of the Governor’s Cup Polo Tournament.
Seven I-League clubs including NEROCA FC on Wednesday decided to withdraw from the upcoming Hero Super Cup 2019 after their plea was not heard by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
Bengaluru FC sealed their place in the Indian Super League (ISL) final for the second successive year with a 3-0 win over NorthEast United FC in the second leg of the semi-final play-off at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, here on Monday.
NEROCA are set to host Real Kashmir in the I-League 2018-19 at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal, on Saturday afternoon.
Cyclone and YWC recorded comprehensive victories in Wednesday’s action of the MVCA T20 Cricket Tournament at Langthabal Public Ground.
TRAU FC pulled off a convincing 2-0 win over Jamshedpur FC (reserves) to close in on group leaders Chhing Venga FC in 2nd Division League.
India's Sai Charan Koya put up a brilliant performance to upset top seed Indonesia's Syabda Perkasa Belawa and storm into the pre-quarterfinals of the Dutch Junior International in Haarlem, Netherlands.
Sadar Hills Gorkha Veteran (SHGV) and IB Area Veteran played out a goalless draw in the ongoing 6th Sadar Hills District Veteran Sports Meet at M Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi DHQs, on Wednesday.
The Indian women’s football team may have lost 7-1 to Uzbekistan in the 2017 Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup qualifiers,
TRAU FC suffered their second successive home game defeat after losing to Chhinga Veng FC in their Group C tie of the 2nd Division League at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium on Saturday.
Rishikanta clinches gold at Senior National Weightlifting Championship
Ch Rishikanta on Friday made a name for himself by becoming the first senior male weightlifter from Manipur to win a gold medal after his stellar performance at the 71st Men’s and 34th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championship 2019 held at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
TRAU and UKB will battle it out for the trophy of the 9th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial Football Tournament, following their semifinal triumphs on Wednesday.
Rivaskar and Bona will square off for the Manipur Clay Court Tennis Tournament title, following their semifinal victories on Tuesday.
Both TRAU and DMRAO enjoyed an easy day in the 9th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF Football Tournament on Monday at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium.
KIYC, AMOFA and SSU all triumphed in Sunday’s action of the 9th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF Football Tournament underway at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium.
FORCE outdid SSU by six wickets as REYS secured a convincing 45-run win over MVCA in Saturday’s action of the 2nd Heibok T-20 Cricket Tournament.
Kerala Blasters FC notched up only their second win of the current Indian Super League season after a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Chennaiyin FC here on Friday.
Landanmawia Ralte struck a hat-trick as a rampaging East Bengal toyed with Shillong Lajong FC for a 5-0 thrashing, their fourth consecutive win in the I-League on Thursday.
NorthEast United FC put on a disciplined display to beat Mumbai City FC 2-0 at the Mumbai Football Arena on Wednesday. The win is a big boost to the Highlanders’ bid to secure a top four spot and saw them leapfrog the Islanders to occupy the second position in the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) table.
Ward No. 8 (B) edged past Ward No.14 (B) via tie-break to become the champions of Team-B in the 15th Kanggui Inter Ward Tournament 2019 at M Thomas Ground, Kangpokpi DHQs on Saturday.
Thang-Ta Maheikol claimed two gold medals on the opening day of the 1st Imphal West District Thang-Ta Competition 2019 held at Thang-Ta Shanglen, Yumnam Huidrom.
A fit-again Enrique Esqueda struck twice with his clinical headers as East Bengal came from behind to down NEROCA FC 2-1 and continue their surge for a maiden I-League title here on Thursday.
NACO knocked out YPHU after a penalty shootout, while Sagolband United romped past KPFC 8-0 on their way to the next round of the 61st CC Meet. Following their wins on Monday, NACO and Sagolband United have set up a clash for a quarterfinal spot that will pit either of the two against ARC, Shillong.
KPSC overcame DMRAO on penalties while NISA pummeled YDO 6-0 in Saturday’s fixtures of the 61st CC Meet underway at Artificial Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak.
NEROCA FC and Gokulam Kerala played out a 1-1 draw in their I-League 2018-19 clash at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium in Imphal, Manipur. Boaringdao Bodo (45') came off the bench to put the Malabarians ahead just before half-time but Eduardo Ferreira's 59th-minute equaliser ensured a point for the hosts.
Mary Kom is gearing up for the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women’s World Championship, which will take place in New Delhi in two weeks’ time.
Another stellar performances on Day 2 helped Manipur tighten their grip on the top spot of the medal table in the North East Olympic Games at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex here.
Thangjam Tababi Devi, the only Judo player to represent India at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, accompanied by coach Chingkhei Huidrom reached Buenos Aires, Argentina on Wednesday.
Dangmei Grace scored twice as Manipur eased their way into the semifinals of the 24th Senior Women’s National Championship with a 4-1 rout of Punjab on Thursday.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's names have been jointly recommended for this year's prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
MC Mary Kom on Thursday advanced to the finals, while L Sarita Devi made the semi-finals as Indian boxers assured themselves of seven medals in the 13th International Silesian Championship for women in Gliwice, Poland.
Asian Games gold-medallist Swapna Barman will have customised shoes for her 12-toed feet soon as the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has tied up with footwear company Adidas to ensure specially-designed gear for the heptathlete.
India were set a huge target of 464 to win the fifth Test after England declared their second innings on 423 for eight on Monday's fourth day at the Oval.
India U-19 football team loses 0-2 to France
The Indian U-19 football team could not capitalise on the chances it got in each half to lose 0-2 to the French U-19 side in the four-nation tournament in Zagreb, Croatia on Sunday.
Om Prakash Mitharwal won his maiden gold medal at the ISSF World Championships as he won the 50m pistol event in Changwon, South Korea on Tuesday even as Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu faltered in the 10m air pistol event.
Manipur put on an impressive show on Tuesday at the 1st Sub Junior Women’s National Boxing Championship, with nine out of 12 state boxers making it to the quarterfinals.
Indonesia bid an emotional farewell to the 18th Asian Games on a rain-soaked evening at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium on Sunday with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President hailing the event as a “historical success”.
England bowled India out for 184 on Sunday to win the fourth test by 60 runs and wrap up the series with a match to spare.
A golden dream unfulfilled for over 30 years remained just that in women's hockey but India equalled its best ever medal haul as sailors joined the assorted contributors to the country's tally at the 18th Asian Games on Friday.
A jobless Manjit Singh came from nowhere to snatch the men's 800m gold for the biggest medal of his life but finals continued to be a riddle for PV Sindhu, taking some sheen off her historic silver at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday.
Prithvi Shaw has joined the Indian cricket team ahead of the fourth Test against England at Southampton starting Thursday.
Hima Das shone the brightest with a brand new record to her name, Muhammed Anas did enough to hold on to his status of a regional force and Dutee Chand won another battle of relevance on a jinx-breaking day for India at the Asian Games.
India took their Asian Games 2018 medal tally to 10 as five medals were earned on Tuesday. Teenage shooter Saurabh Chaudhary clinched India's third gold medal in Jakarta early on Tuesday.
Retired football legend David Beckham was awarded the 2018 UEFA President's Award, the head of the European soccer organisation announced on Tuesday.
Drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur scored a hat-trick as the Indian women's hockey team thrashed lowly Indonesia 8-0 to begin its Asian Games campaign on a rousing note in Jakarta on Sunday.
India had to wait until late evening on day one for its first gold of the 2018 Asian Games, when wrestler Bajrang Punia defeated Japan's Takatani Daichi in the men's 65kg Freestyle final.
In the 77-year history of the Asian Games, athletics has been the most fruitful discipline for India, accounting for over half of all the gold medals (74 of 139) the country has won at the quadrennial event.
The beleaguered Indian team on Tuesday received a boost with pacer Jasprit Bumrah being declared fit and available for selection for the third Test against England starting in Nottingham on Saturday. England lead the five-match series 2-0 after convincing wins.
Keisham Mizen Singh captured the Mr Thoubal title as W Sanjoy Singh won the junior crown, with N Dayananda Singh taking the men’s top fitness accolade on Sunday.
India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday became the top-ranked batsman in Test cricket for the first time in his career as he ended Australian Steven Smith's reign of nearly 32 months.
Fifty six gold-medal matches were decided as boxers from Imphal West, Bishnupur and Imphal East claimed the bulk of the yellow metal on offer on the penultimate day of the State Level Boxing Championships 2018.
India's Smriti Mandhana smashed 50 in just 18 balls playing for Western Storm against Loughborough Lightning in the KIA Super League to equal the record for the fastest women's T20 half century in women's cricket.
Ningkhan Hungyo of Kangpokpi and H Bonen Singh of Imphal East will meet in the senior men’s 49kg final of the State Level Boxing Championship, following their semifinal triumphs on Sunday.
SWC, Khongman put up a strong show on the concluding day of the 14th Governor’s Cup State Fencing Championships to leapfrog UPAA, Kyamgei in medal count and emerge overall team champions of the five-day competition that wrapped up on Sunday.
Ace sport climber of Manipur Maibam Chingkheinganba is among the three-member Indian team for the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.
A revamped BCCI’s domestic season for 2018-19 will see Manipur among the nine newly added teams for Ranji Trophy which begins in November.
Bengaluru FC skipper Sunil Chhetri put pen to paper on a fresh one-year deal at the Indian Super League (ISL) club, the Blues announced on Tuesday.
Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard combined to secureBelgium’s best performance at a World Cup as they edged England 2-0 in the third-place play-off in St Petersburg on Saturday.
Manipur scored in both halves to beat Odisha 2-1 in the final of the Sub-Junior Girls’ National Football Championship 2018 at Cuttack, Odisha, on Thursday.
Returning to action after a long lay-off of nearly two years due to injury, India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey today.
World champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is likely to compete in the 49kg at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics instead of her current 48kg category.
Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann scored as France advanced to a World Cup semi-final against either Belgium or Brazil after easing past Uruguay on Friday.
Lokesh Rahul made a brilliant unbeaten 101 to lead India to a crushing eight-wicket victory over England in the first Twenty20 international in Manchester on Tuesday.
Brazil roared in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday as Neymar shone with a goal and an assist that dumped the central Americans out at the last-16 stage for the seventh straight occasion.
France pipped Argentina 4-3 in a classic encounter to enter the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Saturday. Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappé (64th, 68th minutes) played a major role in France's victory.
Five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom has decided to opt out of the Indian boxing squad for the 2018 Asian Games, which was announced here on Friday.
Shiva Thapa (60kg) claimed a place in the Indian boxing team for the Asian Games after winning the trials, where Sarjubala Devi clinched the 51kg spot in the women's squad -- a category that had been thrown open after M C Mary Kom pulled out of the equation due to a shoulder problem.
Uruguay finished the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup atop Group A after defeating hosts Russia 3-0 at the Samara Arena on Monday.
Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumar shrugged off her poor run of form by clinching gold medal in the women's recurve event at the World Cup (Stage III) after a gap of six years beating Germany's Michelle Kroppen 7-3 to qualify for the circuit Final, later this year.
England's young and free-flowing team banished the ghost of past national failures with a record 6-1 thrashing of a feeble Panama on Sunday that included a hat-trick by Harry Kane and eased them into the last 16.
India continued their unbeaten run in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament and surprised Olympic champions Argentina 2-1 for a second consecutive win in the 37th and last edition of the prestigious tournament on Sunday.
Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica in St. Petersburg on Friday and sent the Central Americans crashing out of the tournament.
Kylian Mbappe made history as France booked their place in the World Cup's knockout rounds with an unconvincing 1-0 Group C defeat of Peru. France were fortunate in their 2-1 opening win over Australia and they had slices of luck again at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Thursday.
Cristiano Ronaldo became Europe's all-time leading scorer as Portugal beat Morocco 1-0 in their FIFA World Cup Group B match here at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Wednesday.
L Sarita Devi and Sh Sarjubala Devi prevailed in their respective bouts on Wednesday to earn their places in the quarterfinals of the Ulaanbaatar Cup Championship in Mogolia.
Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup. Osako's 73rd-minute winner meant the Japanese avenged their 4-1 mauling in the group stages of Brazil 2014 as Colombia played with a man down for 86 minutes in Saransk.
The Indian womens team ended their Spain tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium here.
Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated and came away 1-0 winners in a thrill-packed Group F opener.
Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 and ended their worrying goal drought with a 1-0 victory over South Korea that was a must-win if they want to progress from a tricky-looking Group F.
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared the FIFA World Cup open after a colourful opening ceremony at the 81,000-seater Luzhniki Stadium here on Thursday.
Nongmaithem Yubaraj Singh of IEDRA hogged the limelight with four top podium finishes on the fifth day of the 28th All Manipur Shooting Competition on Wednesday.
Surjakanta’s heroics steered United Chikim Federation to a comfortable 4-1 victory over New Lamka YC in their quarterfinal encounter at the Raja Goukhothang Guite Football Memorium on Monday at Lamka Public Ground, Churachandpur.
India lifted the four-nation Intercontinental Cup at the Mumbai Football Arena on Sunday after beating Kenya by 2-0 in the finals. Skipper Sunil Chhetri bagged both goals for India in the first-half (8' and 29') as the Harambee Stars tasted defeat in the finals.
MNLTCA, Maklang made the most of the first day of the 12th Imphal West District Thang-Ta Competition which got underway at Maklong Bazar Community Hall, Imphal West.
Leading goal-scorer Chaoba hit a double as Tuiring Youth Organisation cruised into the quarterfinals with a 5-1 drubbing of FC Zomi Colony, while Headquarter SC ended Anpak FC’s dream campaign with a convincing 2-0 victory and claimed the remaining spot in the last eight.
Badminton Lamjing Lup (BLL)'s three-day Waikhom Shamu Memorial Thoubal District Open Cash Prize Badminton Tournament commenced on Wednesday, at Wangbal Indoor Stadium, Thoubal district.
Luwang Thang-Ta Academy (LTTA), Khurai Kongpal emerged overall team champions of the 13th Imphal East District Thang-Ta Competition as the two-day event for sub-junior, junior and senior boys and girls, and men and women concluded on Sunday at Khurai Kongpal Sajor Leikai Community Hall.
Dheeraj Singh, India’s young goalkeeping talent, has signed for Kerala Blasters ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2018-19 season on Saturday. Dheeraj was previously training with the Scottish club Motherwell FC but was unable to sign with them due to the lack of a work permit.
VSAI beat AYMFA on penalties to win the 2nd RKFD Sangai Trophy Veterans’ Football Championship 2018 at Mapal Kangjeibung on Thursday.
Al-Ameen upstaged WYC by 40 runs to seal the Thoubal District Cricket T20 League title at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday.
Both AYMFA and VSAI on Monday emerged victorious on penalties to set up summit clash of the Sangai Trophy Veterans’ Football Championship 2018.
Chennai Super Kings completed a fairytale comeback to the Indian Premier League by clinching their third title after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in the final on Sunday, in front of a packed Wankhede Stadium.
Both VSAC, Churachandpur and AYMFA, Yairipok overcame their opponents on penalties to reach the semifinals of the 2nd RKFD Sangai Trophy Veterans’ Football Championship on Friday.
Hindustan FC edged past TRAU FC 1-0 to begin their campaign in the Hero 2nd Division League final round on Thursday (May 24, 2018) at the FSV Arena in Bengaluru.
TRAU FC coach L. Nandakumar Singh aims to harness the momentum that propelled his side into the Hero 2nd Division League final round when they take on Hindustan FC in the opener on Thursday (May 24, 2018) at the FSV Arena in Bengaluru. The match will be kick-off at 1:30 pm.
IWDFA emerged champions of the 13th Sub-junior Girls Inter District Football Tournament as IEDFA and DFA Thoubal notched up contrasting wins in the last matches of the tournament played at the Artificial Turf Ground on Monday.
CYLC upstaged YPHU to seal the youth boys title, while Youth Club got the better of YPHU in the sub-junior boys final of the State Basketball Championships at Chingamakha on Sunday.
Chajing FC and Langol FC battled past their opponents in the Challenge Cup veterans’ football semifinals held at Mapal Kangjeibung on Thursday.
IWDFA and IEDFA strolled to thumping wins in the Sub-Junior Girls Inter District Football Tournament on Wednesday at the Artificial Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak.
Chajing FC and Langol FC battled their way into the semifinals of the Challenge Cup Veterans’ Football Tournament as both teams got the better of their opponents on penalties in the Monday’s quarterfinal fixtures.
State players won medals at the just concluded Asian Powerlifting Championship 2018 which was held at Udaipur, Rajasthan from May 1 to 6.
Imphal East dominated swimming event as the State Level Women Sports Competitions 2017-18 under Khelo India got underway at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal claimed yet another clay title with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina Nehwal and H.S Prannoy entered the semi-finals while Kidambi Srikanth and Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V Sindhu crashed out of the Badminton Asia Championships here on Friday.
Following the gold medal winning feats of Saikhom Mirabai and Sanjita during the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, Australia, the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has taken up steps to establish an elite weightlifting training unit at Khuman Lampak sports complex.
Dheeraj Singh, who was considered by many to be India’s find of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, has now seemingly moved one step closer to securing his dream of playing for a European club.
PSC, Khuyathong and Al-Ameen, Lilong won their quarterfinal matches with ease to set up semifinal clash of the 4th Plate Tournament.
Bengaluru FC ‘B’ rode on skipper Myron Mendes’ brace (6’, 59’) to beat TRAU FC 2-1 in a thrilling 2nd Division League encounter at the Khumam Lampak Main Stadium, in Imphal, on Saturday.
India’s overall medal tally at the 2018 Commonwealth Games has increased to 21 with ace pistol shooter Heena Sidhu winning gold in the women’s 25m pistol (Precision/Rapid) finals and para-powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary claiming bronze in the men’s heavyweight final on Tuesday.
India's mixed badminton team put up a commanding show to clinch its maiden gold medal, defeating three-time defending champions Malaysia 3-1 in the final of the event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Monday.
Day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, Australia has seen two more gold medals for India in the shape of weightlifter Punam Yadav, who won gold in the women’s 69kg event; teenage shooting prodigy Manu Bhaker, who won the women’s 10m air pistol event; and women's table tennis team, who clinched the country’s third gold of the day; as well as a silver to the seasoned Heena Sidhu and bronze to shooter Ravi Kumar. Lifter Vikas Thakur added bonze in men's 94kg.
Indian weightlifters continued their golden run at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and added two more gold medals on Day 3 of the competition in Gold Coast on Saturday. India now have won four gold, one silver and one bronze, all coming through the lifters.
Chingkheihunba Polo Club (CPC) and Imphal Riding Club (IRC) sealed the 17th Governor’s Cup Polo Tournament titles on Thursday.
Riding on Prameshwori's twin strike, defending champions Eastern Sporting Union notched up a thrilling 3-2 win over Indira Gandhi Academy for Sports & Education in the opening fixture of the Hero Indian Women's League on Monday.
Stanley smashed a half-century as Kuki Sporting Club (KSC), Lambulane beat Cyclone, Thangmeiband by six runs to claim the 6th T20 Veteran Cricket Tournament title on Monday.
Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Mumbai City FC prevailed over All India Football Federation (AIFF)'s developmental side Indian Arrows 2-1 in extra time at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday to set up a round-of-16 clash with East Bengal in a Super Cup qualifier.
A 20-member state team left Imphal on Thursday for the 72nd National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy 2017-18 (final round) which will take place on March 19 at Kolkata, West Bengal.
State bodybuilders returned home with two gold and a silver medals as L Rishikanta Singh was crowned champion of champions at the recently concluded 8th Eastern India Bodybuilding Contest 2018 held in Ordisha.
State powerlifters collected 12 medals at the Northeast Powerlifting Championship 2018 which wrapped up on Sunday at Silchar, Assam.
World medallists Gaurav Bidhuri and Shiva Thapa were the notable omissions, while the likes of M C Mary Kom and Vikas Krishan were picked in India’s boxing squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, selected for the first time without conventional trials, on Wednesday.
All Manipur Nupi Marup felicitated veteran players of the state who took part in the Indo-Bangladesh Masters Athletics Meet held at JN Stadium, New Delhi from February 14 to 17 at Rupmahal Theatre here Tuesday.
Despite suffering a humiliating 4-0 rout at the hands of FC Goa in their match on Sunday, FC Pune City have booked their place in the semi-finals of the Indian Super League (ISL) football for the first time ever, according to the league organisers.
India clinched the women's Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket series 3-1 after crushing South Africa by 54 runs in the fifth and final match here on Saturday.
An 86th-minute strike by Aryn Williams sealed a vital 1-0 win for NEROCA FC over Churchill Brothers in an I-League match at the Khuman Lampak Stadium, Imphal on Wednesday (February 14, 2018). Incidentally, the win for the Manipuri outfit makes the title-race more intriguing as they have now pitch-forked Minerva Punjab FC at the top.
Manipur edged out a spirited Railways side 2-1 in the 2nd semi-final of the 23rd Senior Women’s National Football Championship at the Barabati Stadium here in Cuttack on Monday.
Debutants Neroca FC squandered an opportunity to provisionally go top of the table as they were held to an entertaining 0-0 draw by defending champions Aizawl FC in an I-League encounter at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium here on Saturday.
Manipur added five medals including two gold on Wednesday to move up to fifth place in the medal table of the Khelo India School Games.
Defender Varney Kallon Kiatamba's strike in the 43rd minute of the match helped NEROCA FC register a crucial win over Gokulam Kerala FC on Sunday in Imphal. The Manipuri side go top of the table after today's win.
Promising opener Manjot Kalra played a starring role with an unbeaten century as India overpowered Australia by eight wickets in the final to claim the ICC U19 World Cup for a record fourth time here on Saturday.
M C Mary Kom claimed a gold but the Indian men's juggernaut was denied a complete sweep by traditional powerhouses Cuba and Uzbekistan on an exciting final day of the India Open boxing tournament, here on Thursday.
MC Mary Kom (49kg) and Shiva Thapa (60kg) were among the prominent names assured of medals as host nation continued to dominate the ring in the $100,000 India Open boxing tournament for men and women on Tuesday.
Roger Federer powered home to beat Marin Cilic in five sets to win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in a riveting final on Sunday.
Chief minister N Biren felicitated World record holder and World Champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and extended cash incentive of Rs 20 lakh to her in a solemn function held at Chief Minister’s Office on Saturday.
Shillong Lajong FC rode on early goals to stun Neroca FC 2-0 in an I-League match here on Wednesday.
South Korean star Chung Hyeon dumped six-time champion Novak Djokovic out of the Australian Open on Monday in a sensational fourth round upset.
The heat wasn't a factor for Rafael Nadal this time against Damir Dzumhur, despite the searing temperature causing trouble for players earlier Friday at the Australian Open.
Both state teams Manipur (Thangjing) and Manipur (Marjing) had a dismal start on the first day of the 3rd Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament as Kenya and Australia emerged easy winners on the opening day of the competition at Mapal Kangjeibung.
NEROCA extended their unbeaten run to eight games on Tuesday evening as they defeated the young guns of Luis Norton de Matos. Anwar Ali registered an own-goal in the 18th minute and a strike Felix Odili Chidi in the final minute of the match ensured NEROCA walked away with full points from the Tilak Maidan.
Two state boxers have won gold and silver medals in the 7th Nation Cup, which was held in Sombor, Serbia from January 9 to 15.
X-Polo Club upstaged MPSC-B to emerge champions of the 34th State Level Polo Tournament on Sunday. Tentha Polo Club won the U16 junior boys’ event.
Former world silver-medallist Sarjubala Devi (48kg), representing Manipur, claimed the gold as well as the best boxer trophy even as the Railways Sports Promotion Board emerged overall champions in the National Women's Boxing Championships on Saturday.
Former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi (60kg), world silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg), Sarjubala Devi (48kg) and Shashi Chopra advanced to the finals of the National Women's Boxing Championships on Thursday.
MPSC-A and X-Polo Club were the first two teams to move into the semifinals of the men’s State Polo Tournament on Wednesday, while Khurai Polo Club-A beat KRYPSA to progress to the quarterfinals.
Coimbatore witnessed a goalless affair on Tuesday evening between Chennai City and NEROCA as the two sides hesitated taking risks to open the scoring.
The 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018 has kicked off at Khuman Lampak Hockey Stadium in Khuman Lampak Sports Complex here on Sunday.
Singam Subash Singh scored a brace to help NEROCA FC register a 2-1 win over Indian Arrows and move up to the second position in the Hero I-League on Friday.
Debutants NEROCA FC will be aiming to keep up their unbeaten run to six successive matches when they host a young Indian Arrows in their third home game I-League here tomorrow.
An all-out aggressive East Bengal blanked Indian Arrows 2-0 in a one-sided I-League contest at the Ambedkar Stadium here on Tuesday.
Manipur wrapped up their campaign with five medals including a gold in team event at the 28th Senior National Fencing Championship held at Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday.
India took time but eventually chased down the modest target of 136 runs in 19.2 overs to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. The hosts completed 3-0 series whitewash with the thrilling victory.
Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal took 7 wickets between them as India beat Sri Lanka by 88 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Friday.
NorthEast United FC lost 0-2 to Mumbai City FC to suffer another home setback in Indian Super League at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium on Wednesday.
Penalty kicks decided both quarterfinal matches on Sunday as SSU and DM-RAU rose to the contests to complete the last-four line-up of the Shaheed Manoranjan Memorial CRPF Football Tournament at Artificial Turf Ground.
Rio Olympics silver-medallist PV Sindhu on Saturday entered the title round of the women’s singles in the USD one million Dubai Superseries Finals after beating Chen Yufei of China in the semi-finals on Saturday.
Neroca FC kickstarted its home campaign with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Chennai City FC in what was a perfect team effort. Lalit Thapa’s heroics under the woodwork, Varney Kallon’s opener in the 26th minute and Ngangom Ronald Singh’s 90th-minute winner perfectly summed up the Manipuri outfit’s performance on Thursday as it outsmarted Chennai City FC at the Khuman Lampak Stadium in Manipur.
Manipur’s bowlers skittled Meghalaya for just 74 in the latter’s second innings to come from a first innings deficit to win by 27 runs on an exciting third and final day of the Round 3 U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy match at the MCA Cricket Ground here today.
NC Club ensured their place in the quarterfinals of the Saheed Manoranjan Singh Football Tournament with a 3-2 win over SAI Utlou on Wednesday, while AIM comfortably beat KPSC Kakching in another action.
MTFC Leimakhong produced a clinical display of attacking football to overpower UPSA 5-1, while NEROCA FC beat MPSC on penalties on the second day of the 8th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF State Football Tournament at Artificial Turf Ground on Tuesday.
TRAU eked out a slender 1-0 win over NISA as the 8th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial CRPF State Open Football Tournament kicked off at Artificial Turf Ground on Monday.
Janshi Maisnam won the women’s title at the Mr Manipur Khamba State Level Bodybuilding Championship 2017 held at GM Hall on Sunday.
Two first-half goals from Felix Chidi (23rd minute), Pritam Singh (43') and a sublime header from Ronald Singh (90'+4') in injury time summed up a pristine 3-0 win for Neroca FC to open their account in the ongoing I-League 2017-18, overcoming Gokulam Kerala FC who are now left winless in their first three fixtures in their debut season.
Udit Gogoi and Bhakti Parwani claimed the U-16 boys and girls’ singles titles of the MATA-AITA Super Series as the tennis competition came to a close on Friday at Officers’ Club, Lamphelpat.
Goalkeeper Akash Chikte put up a superlative show as India edged past Olympic silver medallists Belgium 3-2 via penalty shootout to enter the semi-finals of the FIH Hockey World League (HWL) Final here on Wednesday.
Manipur’s U-19 girls emerged overall team champions in the 63rd National School Games Wushu Competition on Tuesday at Guwahati, Assam.
Manipur’s trio of Haobam Bushan, Rahul Pamei and Sagolsem Bhicky all advanced in the opening day of the MATA-AITA Super Series 2017 which got underway at Officers’ Club, Lamphelpat.
Here comes weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. She is among the new breed of sportspersons from a tiny state, Manipur, which has a population less than three million.
In a most strongly contested match India B, Manipur defeated Argentina 7-6 to lift the winner’s trophy of the 11th Manipur Polo International 2017. The final match saw a record turn out of spectators who got the worth of their time as it proved to be a cracker of a match, played at a very fast pace with both the teams putting their all in offence and defense to secure a win.
India B (Manipur) will fight it out with Argentina in the final of the 11th Manipur Polo International 2017. In the two semi final matches played today at the Mapal Kangjeibung, Argentina outclassed England 10-5, while Manipur overcame a spirited challenge from USA to emerge 7-6 winner.
It was gold rush for India at the AIBA World Women's Youth Boxing Championships with the country's pugilists grabbing five top positions to finish overall champions for the first time, on Sunday.
India B represented by Manipur trounced Moroco 15-2 in its second and final league match to emerge winners of Group A on the 5th day of the 11th Manipur Polo International 2017 at Mapal Kangjiebung today.
Argentina, a 10 goals team, justified their higher handicap by comprehensively beating India A by 10-5.The match looked evenly poised in the Ist chukker with both the teams sharing honours equally but from the 2nd chukker onwards the India A team was reduced to playing ‘catch up’ game with the distance increasing with every chukker.
On the third day of the 11th Manipur Polo International, England gave a severe beating to Morocco, pumping in 16 goals, a record number of goals scored by any country in this tournament so far. Phil Sellers, who was in excellent form in this match today, accounted for an incredible seven goals alone while Ben Eeley contributed five goals to the team’s tally.
India B comprising players from Manipur thrashed England 8-3 in the opening match of the 11th Manipur Polo International, 2017 with L Atangba firing in four goals. P Ojit scored two goals while T Pradeepkumar and Bimol Singh contributed one each to the final tally for Manipur.
The 11th edition of I-League, India's premeier football league, was launched here on Tuesday.
Chinese shuttlers claimed three titles - men's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles - in the finals of World Superseries Premier Tahoe China Open here on Sunday.
Defending champion PV Sindhu sailed into the quarterfinals but newly-crowned National champions Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy crashed out of the China Open Super Series Premier, here on Thursday.
AGENCIES SHANGHAI, 15th Nov: Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy entered round two of the singles events at the China Open Super Series Premier, after registering contrasting victories on Wednesday.
Manipur Police Sports Club-A and X-Polo Club swept their way to the semifinals of the N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament, with easy wins over their respective opponents on Monday.
A total of 40 goals were scored across three games as X-Polo Club, Manipur Police Sports Club-B and Samadon Ayangba Polo Club all cruised into the quarterfinals of the N Hazari & DR N Tombi State Polo Tournament on Saturday.
"Every medal I have won is a story of struggle"
Star Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom defeated Hyang Mi Kim of North Korea in the women's 48kg category to clinch gold at the Asian Boxing Championship here on Wednesday.
Five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom and former Asian Championship silver medallist Sonia Lather kept Indias flag flying high in the Asian Boxing Championships, cruising into the finals of their respective weight categories here on Tuesday.
The Indian women's hockey team beat China 5-4 in a penalty shootout to win the Asia Cup in Japan on Sunday. This is India's first Asia Cup in 13 years and they now qualify for the World Cup in 2018 as Asian champions.
The celebrated MC Mary Kom led the charge by assuring herself of a sixth medal at the Asian women's Boxing Championships as three Indians entered the semi-finals of the continental showpiece on Saturday.
The Indian women's team has reached the final of the 2017 Asia Cup, beating hosts and defending champions Japan 4-2 in a closely contested semi-final in Kakamgigahara on Friday to set up a rematch of the 2009 summit clash against China.
Manipur, Chandigarh, Odisha and Maharashtra all made it to the semifinals of the Sub-Juniors Girls National Football Championship, following their quarterfinal triumphs on Thursday.
India came up with an all-round performance to thrash China 4-1 in their second Pool A match of the womens hockey Asia Cup 2017 at the Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium here on Monday.
India's Kidambi Srikanth's dream season continued as he brushed aside the challenge of Japan's Kenta Nishimoto in straight games to win the French Open Super Series men's singles title, on Sunday.
England came from two goals down to defeat European champions Spain 5-2 and win their first-ever FIFA U-17 World Cup title in front of 66,684 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata, India, on Saturday.
Talismanic striker Rhian Brewster fired his second hat-trick on the trot as England marched to their maiden Under-17 FIFA World Cup final with a clinical 3-1 win over Brazil at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.
Three state powerlifters Ch Soniya, Keisham Linda Mangang and K Thoibi earned medals in the Eastern India Powerlifting Championship 2017 at Howrah, Kolkata on Tuesday.
Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai gave the Indian campaign at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final a golden start as they won the 10m air pistol mixed team event here on Tuesday.
Rhian Brewster scored a hattrick as England thrashed USA 4-1 to enter their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final on Saturday.
Ace defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam made her comeback after recovering from a knee injury as she was on Monday named in the Indian women's hockey squad for the ninth Women's Asia Cup which starts from October 28 in Kakamigahara City, Japan.
European powerhouse Germany bounced back from their shock defeat in the previous match as they beat African side Guinea 3-1 to qualify for the knockout round of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Friday.
Ghana rode on a brace by skipper Eric Ayiah to enter the knockout stages with a 4-0 win over India in their Group A match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Thursday.
India are bracing up for another tough test against Ghana here on Thursday as they need a win by a big margin to keep their hopes alive for qualification to the Round-of-16 of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
Iran booked their place in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over Germany in Goa on Tuesday evening.
PARAGUAY REACH LAST 16, USA TOP OF GROUP A
Jeakson Thounaojam scores India's first goal in World Cup
Two second-half goals by Juan Penaloza gave Colombia a 2-1 victory over India in an entertaining FIFA U-17 World Cup encounter in New Delhi on Monday evening.
The highly-rated Jadon Sancho was at the heart of the action all night, as an impressive England ran out to a comfortable 4-0 win over a sluggish Chilean side in Group F in Kolkata. The South American runners-up were seldom in the match against their European counterparts, and they fell behind in just the fifth minute after Sancho beat two defenders and set up Callum Hudson-Odoi all alone in front of the goalkeeper.
Noah Awuku scored a late winner as Germany defeated a spirited Costa Rica 2-1 in their Group C match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Fatorda Stadium on Saturday.
India's campaign at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup got off to a poor start as they suffered a 0-3 defeat to the United States in a Group A match here on Friday.
The annals of sport are replete with tales of unfancied teams going on to perform miracles against higher rated opposition. The India U-17 football squad will be eager to script their own fairy tale when the FIFA U-17 World Cup gets rolling here on Friday.
For India, a save can be as much as a goal at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. There is no denying that India are among the weakest teams in the group and will find themselves pinned inside their own half, for most part.
Wildcard Maria Sharapova claimed her second consecutive three-set victory at the China Open on Tuesday, as she outlasted fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, to advance to the third round.
Muvanlai Athletics put their slow start to the State League behind them by roaring to a 5-3 win over NISA, while AIM swept aside YPHU 3-0 in Monday’s fixtures.
Spain's Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer, arguably the two greatest tennis players of all time, had done just about everything in their sport prior -- except play doubles on the same side of the net.
New world number one Garbine Muguruza overpowered France's Caroline Garcia 6-2, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open.
BDHA had an easy day while PHAM held on to register a 2-1 win over YCCIC in the 1st President’s Cup Hockey Championship for U14 boys and girls on Friday.
Olympic badminton medallists P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, H.S. Prannoy and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa advanced to the second round of Japan Open Superseries here on Wednesday.
Rafa Nadal has long been king of the Paris clay but he was just as dominant on New York hardcourt on Sunday as he collected grand slam title number 16 with a clinical demolition of Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final.
Sloane Stephens brushed aside Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 here to win her first US Open women's singles title, putting an exclamation mark on her stunningly successful return to the WTA Tour this summer.
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain and Kevin Anderson of South Africa defeated their respective opponents to enter the men's singles final of the US Open tennis tournament here.
Manipur ended a 20-year drought by winning the championship title of the North East Zone Inter-State Badminton Championships 2017 at Aizawl on Saturday.
Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys, both struggling with serious injuries just three months ago, advanced to their first Grand Slam final at the US Open.
Rafael Nadal demolished Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to reach a sixth US Open semi-final. World number one Nadal, the 2010 and 2013 champion, brushed aside Russian 19-year-old Rublev 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 97 minutes.
The closer Rafael Nadal gets to a potential long-awaited U.S. Open matchup with Roger Federer, the better he is playing. Nadal easily returned to the tournament quarterfinals for the first time in four years by routing Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 on Monday.
Maria Sharapova rolled into the last 16 at the US Open by overpowering US teen Sofia Kenin on Friday while a wide-open side of the men's draw lost 2014 champion Marin Cilic.
Denmark's Viktor Axelsen ended Lin Dan's dream of a record sixth men's singles title at the World Badminton Championships with victory in Sunday's final in Glasgow.
Floyd Mayweather outclassed Conor McGregor with a 10th-round stoppage here on Saturday to win their money-spinning superfight and clinch his 50th straight victory.
Lin Dan stayed on course for a record-breaking sixth men's singles title at the World Championships in Glasgow with a straight games quarter-final win over Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent in Glasgow.
Another state bodybuilder won laurels for India as Arambam Boby flexed his way to title at the 51st Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships at Seoul, South Korea on Thursday.
Indian Female footballer Oinam Bembem Devi brings laurels to the state by becoming the second woman from India to be awarded with the prestigious Arjuna Award. Also famously known as the ‘Durga of Indian Football’, Bembem is the 25th footballer to have won the award, the last being Subrata Pal in 2016. In addition, she has also won the AIFF Woman Footballer Award twice, in 2001 and 2013.
Goals galore as MPSC and KRYPHSA romped past their opponents on the first day of the pre-qualifying round of the Indian Women’s League at Artificial Turf Ground, Khuman Lampak.
As the Indian football team prepares for the tri-nation series in Mumbai, starting August 19, India winger Jackichand Singh said the tournament was important for the AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Macau on September 5.
Ace shooter N Indrasini grabbed a total of six shooting medals as she rounded off her medal haul with a silver and a bronze on Wednesday at the World Police and Fire Games being held in Los Angeles, USA.
Three games remaining but the Imphal East Super Division Football League already has RAU as the League winners following their 3-0 hammering of NIVSO on Monday.
Competitors from Manipur made their mark on Day 7 of the 2017 World Police and Fire Games, scooping eight medals including five gold for India at Los Angeles, California, USA.
HLTA, Singjamei led the metal tally on the first day of the 27th State Thang-Ta Competition at Khuman Lampak Indoor Stadium on Saturday.
AGENCIES MONTREAL, 10th Aug: A rejuvenated Roger Federer believes he is still reaping the benefits of his extended break from tennis after a comfortable opening victory at the ATP Montreal Masters gave him his best start to a season since 2006.
A delightful goal by Isco proved the difference as Real Madrid survived a Manchester United fightback to win 2-1 and lift the UEFA Super Cup in the Macedonian capital of Skopje on Tuesday.
CHRONICLE BUREAU IMPHAL, 8th Aug: Manipur will square off against hosts Odisha in the final of the Junior Girls National Football Championship, following their semifinal victories on Tuesday at Barabati Stadium.
A brace from Vivianne Miedema led hosts Netherlands to a 4-2 win over Denmark and their first women's Euro title in Enschede on Sunday.
Manipur eased their way into the semifinals of the Junior Girls National Football Championship, following a 12-0 hammering of Tamil Nadu at Barabati Stadium, Odisha, on Saturday.
Spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each to help India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs in the opening Test and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at the Galle International Stadium here on Saturday.
Manipur got off to a resounding start as they humbled Telangana in their campaign opener in the Junior Girls National Football Championship at Barabati Stadium, Odisha on Saturday.
Toni Duggan and Nikita Parris struck early in each half as England made it three wins from three at the Women's European Championship to set up a blockbuster quarter-final against France.
Brazil's Etiene Medeiros won the women's 50m backstroke gold at the world championships on Thursday in a desperately tight final which she won on the wall.
Six uncapped players have been named in the Manpreet Singh-led Indian hockey squad for the tour of Belgium and Netherlands.
Jordan Morris's late strike lifted the United States to a 2-1 victory over Jamaica on Wednesday in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final.
RK Roshan Singh, Nepram Roshan Singh and Shodhan Rai all muscled their way to men’s bodybuilding titles as 15 other events were also decided in the National Level Natural Bodybuilding & Fitness Championship 2017 being held at the auditorium of College of Agriculture, CAU, on Thursday.
Asian silver-medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) and Gaurav Bidhuri entered the finals while five other Indians made the semifinals at the Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament in Czech Republic.
Ace shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu was on Thursday appointed as Deputy Collector, a Group-1 service post, in the Andhra Pradesh government.
Holders Germany beat Russia 2-0 to set up a women's Euro quarter-final clash with Denmark while Sweden also advanced to the knockout phase despite losing 3-2 to Italy on Tuesday. In Utrecht, Babett Peter scored from the spot on 10 minutes and captain Dzsenifer Marozsan converted another penalty in the 56th minute to hand a dominant Germany victory.
Centuries from opener Shikhar Dhawan (190) and one-down Cheteshwar Pujara (144 not out) helped India reach 399/3 at stumps on the opening day of the first of the three-Test cricket series against Sri Lanka here on Wednesday.
Maisnam Meiraba Luwang won the men’s singles event title of the State Badminton Championships, while it was double delight for Bidyasagar Salam who walked home with both U19 and U17 boys’ singles trophies as Moirangthem Priya Devi took the U13 girls’ singles crown on
Hosts Netherlands beat neighbours Belgium 2-1 to advance to the women's Euro quarter-finals alongside Denmark, who edged 2013 runners-up Norway 1-0 in Group A on Monday.
In a deal that will send shock waves around the world of football, Spanish giants Real Madrid have agreed a fee to sign Monaco superstar Kylian Mbappe from Monaco FC, according to Spanish media reports.
Kemar Lawrence scored in the 88th minute to give Jamaica a shocking 1-0 upset of defending champion Mexico on Sunday in a CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final match.
It was a case of 'so near and yet so far' for India as they suffered a spectacular middle and lower order batting collapse to lose by nine runs to England in a nail-biting final of the ICC Women's World Cup here on Sunday.
Bishnupur were crowned senior team champions of the 36th Inter District Badminton Championship, while Imphal West clinched the junior team championship title on Sunday.
With less than 100 days to go for the first ever FIFA World Cup to be hosted by India, head coach of the Indian U-17 World Cup Team Luis Norton de Matos believes that the hosts are looking forward to make an impression once the World Cup kicks-off in October.
Radhakrishna Foundation School, Churachandpur and Affros A Hr Sec School, Imphal East will clash for the U17 boys’ title of the State Inter District Subroto Mukerjee Football Tournament, while Utlou High School, Bishnupur will meet Union Model Academy, Imphal East in the U14 final.
New I-League entrants NEROCA FC on Friday unveiled their new strip, ahead of the state premier club’s debut at the league season 2017-2018. The event was held at the Classic Grande with 22 players of the club sporting their new shirts.
Shinji Kagawa has signed a new three-year contract at Borussia Dortmund, with his old deal having been due to expire next summer. Japan international Kagawa committed himself to Dortmund until 2020 just hours after the Bundesliga club touched down in Tokyo for the first leg of their Asia preseason tour.
Staying with the tradition of the last few months, BCCI’s appointment of the next Indian coach too was a dragged-out controversy that lasted two whole days.
Reeling from heart-breaking defeats in their previous matches, both India and Australia will take the field on Wednesday at Bristol with the singular objective to seal a place in the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup 2017.
15 year old state climber Maibam Chingkheinganba has done it again! And this time he has bagged gold medal in the Asian Youth Sport Climbing Championships held at Singapore in male youth B speed discipline.
Chris Gayle could not have asked for a better place to make a comeback for the West Indies. The Jamaican will be ‘home’ at Sabina Park and the ‘Universal Boss’ of world cricket wants to make that count.
The Indian National Football Team achieved its best-ever FIFA Ranking since February 1996 as they were ranked 96 in the July FIFA Rankings.
India’s Manpreet Kaur claimed the gold medal in the women’s shot put, while defending champion Vikas Gowda failed to retain his title in the men’s discus throw event on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium on Thursday.
Ravi Shastri has formally applied for the post of India cricket team’s chief coach. Shastri confirmed to Hindustan Times that he has sent in his application to the Board of Control for Cricket in India, which has kept July 9 as the deadline.
Germany outclassed Mexico 4-1 to enter the final of the Confederations Cup football tournament here. Leon Goretzka (6th, 8th minutes) struck in quick succession to give the Germans the upper hand in the early stages of Thursday evening's semi-final, reports Sputnik news agency.
Riding on a strong batting display by opener Smriti Mandhana and skipper Mithali Raj, India sealed a comfortable seven-wicket victory over West Indies in a group match of the ICC Women's World Cup at the County Ground here on Thursday.
CHIKL overcame YDO 3-2 while MPSC and BMSC settled for a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s fixtures of the Imphal West Super Division Football League at SKYC Ground, Awang Sekmai. CHIKL started strongly with an 8th-minute opener from Sh Netrajit but N Olen put YDO back into the game when he equalised in the 28th minute.
The cash-rich Indian Super League has been finally granted official recognition by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), meaning there will be two national leagues in the country from 2017-18.
Commonwealth Games silver-winner L Devendro Singh (52kg) assured himself of his first international medal of the year by advancing to the semifinals of the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Thursday.
The BCCI will be getting USD 405 million as per the International Cricket Council’s revenue sharing model, which was agreed during the apex body’s annual conference in London.
Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will meet Zulpikar Maimaitiali of China in his next professional bout here in August. The bout, between WBO Asia Pacific Super middleweight champion Vijender Singh and WBO Oriental Super middleweight champion Zulpikar Maimaitiali will be a double title affair.
Having already secured their berth in the quarter-finals, India will face their first big test when they take on higher-ranked Netherlands in their final Pool B game of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinal here on Tuesday.
After 15 games, we are back down to the opening game for two teams – India and Pakistan. And what a fitting way to end things for the fans and the cricketing world.
India cantered to a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in a lopsided second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Edgbaston Stadium here on Thursday, setting up a clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the final.
Vadodara's young racer Mira Erda will become the first Indian female driver to compete in one of the highest classes of Formula Racing in the country after signing up for the Euro JK series in the upcoming JK Tyre- FMSCI National Racing Championship.
Defending champions India here on Sunday rode on a superb display by their bowlers to thump South Africa by eight wickets and become the first team from Group B to enter the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in a memorable Champions League final full of attacking verve and brilliant goals on Saturday as the Spaniards won the title for the third time in four years and 12th in all.
Imphal West made the most of the Day 5’s bouts at the State Boxing Championship with 11 gold medals as Bishnupur and Thoubal were second and third in Tuesday’s gold medal collection
NEROCA FC celebrated their 2nd Division League title with a resounding 4-1 win over Southern Samity in their final league game at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium on Sunday.
Neroca FC are on the cusp of lifting the Second Division League silverware as the first Manipur-outfit to attain the enormous feat.
Altogether 18 boxers made it to the semifinals of the State Level Boxing Championship on Saturday.
India's new vice-captain Chinglensana Singh says he is ready to shoulder the responsibility with the Hockey World League Semifinal next month.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is on the look out for a new coach for Virat Kohli and his troops as Anil Kumble's tenure as the head coach of the team will come to an end following the end of Champions Trophy 2017 on June 18.
Three new state records were set on Day 4 of the 27th All Manipur Shooting Competition at the Khuman Lampak Shooting Range on Wednesday.
Bracing up to the host the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has vowed to raise the bar for other federations to embrace and emulate.
North Eastern Re-Organising Cultural Association Football Club (NEROCA FC) have won the 2016/17 edition of 2nd Division I-League and are on their way to the I-League for the very first time in their history.
Chelsea celebrated their title and captain John Terry's last game at Stamford Bridge with a 5-1 defeat of relegated Sunderland on Sunday , bringing their season's Premier League win tally to a record 30 games.
Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Friday launched football balloon for FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017 at Connaught Palace, New Delhi as chief guest.
The India U-17 World Cup squad stunned their fancied Italian counterparts 2-0 in Arizo, Italy on Friday. The win epitomises the grit and determination of the Indian Colts who have been grinding together since February 2013.
The visiting FIFA technical delegation, after going around the main stadium and the practice facilities here on Thursday, have expressed satisfaction with the city as one of the venues for the U-17 World Cup.
Chajing FC shrugged off an early deficit against Eimi FC to clinch the 19th Challenge Cup veterans’ football tournament title on Tuesday.
NEROCA FC overcame early jitters to pull off a 2-1 success against Fateh Hyderabad AFC in their fourth home match of the I-League 2nd Division at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium on Sunday.
Eimi FC, Langol overcame FC Wangkhem on penalties to earn their place in the final of the 19th Challenge Cup veterans’ football tournament on Thursday.
DSK Shivajians FC rode on a brace by Spanish import Juan Barraso to defeat Bengaluru FC 2-0 in a Group B match of the 38th edition of the Federation Cup football tournament at the Barabati Stadium here on Wednesday.
No surprises in the Indian squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy with the selectors deciding to back the experienced Ajinkya Rahane over youngster Rishabh Pant.
KRYPHSA will face ESU in the girls’ final while Imphal East Club and Thoubal Club will square off for the boys’ title of the ‘Ooraj’ CAPF U-19 Talent Hunt Football Tournament. The finalists compete for the top honours at Khuman Lampak Main Stadium on Wednesday, May 10.
Recently crowned Hero I-League Champions Aizawl FC came from two goals down to register an impressive 3-2 win against Chennai City FC at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha on Sunday in the 38th edition of the ongoing Hero Federation Cup.
NEROCA FC rode on Thangjam Saran’s late goal to maintain their grip at the top of the final round table of the Second Division League.
Heena Sidhu settled for the bronze medal in the Womens 10m Air Pistol category of the 48th Grand Prix of Liberation Plzen Shooting championships here on Sunday.
India's Ajay Jayaram caused an upset, while P.V. Sindhu had an easy start, though Saina Nehwal, H.S. Prannoy and the doubles pairs exited the Badminton Asia Championships on the opening day here on Wednesday.
Acclaimed Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul was on Tuesday provisionally suspended after failing a dope test but has vowed to prove himself innocent by going for the confirmatory 'B' sample test.
All eyes will be on women's singles specialists P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal as they carry India's hopes in the Badminton Asia Championships, starting here at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium on Wednesday.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) rode on a brilliant batting effort from Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan to beat Delhi Daredevils by four wickets in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday.
East Bengal head coach Trevor Morgan on Monday resigned from his post following the club's debacle in the ongoing I-League, where they crashed out of the title race after suffering four consecutive defeats.
Tottenham Hotspur's tenacious chase of leaders Chelsea continued as they claimed a 12th consecutive Premier League home win with a 4-0 rout of Bour-nemouth on Saturday to cut the gap to four points.
Shillong Lajong FC held Mohun Bagan to a 1-1 draw in a fiercely contested I-League encounter here on Wednesday afternoon. Bagan drew first blood in the 75th minute when Jeje Lalpekhlua found the back of the net with a chip shot to score his fifth goal of this edition of the I-League.
After three defeats, the Indian women's football team notched up a consola-tion win as they beat Hong Kong 2-0 in their final group match of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday.
India defeat-ed Chile in the shoot-out in a pulsating contest to win the Women's Hockey World League Round 2 and qualify for the World League Semi-final.
Skipper Suresh Raina led from the front with a half century while Dinesh Karthik added the fireworks later on as Gujarat Lions posted 183/4 in 20 overs in their opening Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kolkata Knight Riders here on Friday.
India's Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu overcame South Korean second seed Sung ji Hyun on Saturday to set up a pulsating title showdown against Spanish top seed Carolina Marin in the India Open World Superseries badminton championships here.
With the pic-turesque Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (HPCA) geared up to host its first ever Test and the four-match series between India and Australia locked at 1-1, a lot will be at stake when the two top-ranked sides face each other in the decider, starting here from Saturday.
Poknapham-People’s Chronicle took both volley-ball and cricket titles in the 7th AMWJU Sports Meet that concluded on Thursday.In the final of the vol-leyball tournament, Pok-napham-People’s Chronicle outplayed ISTV in straight sets (15-13, 15-5), while the cricket team of the former also shone in their title clash against ISTV’s team by five wickets.
Champ and Model Club both prevailed over their opponents in contrasting styles in Friday matches of the T20 Luwangpokpa Trophy.
Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin led with a six-wicket haul as In-dia defeated Australia by 75 runs with a day to spare in the second cricket Test at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday.
Both Model Club and YWC (L) had an easy day in Tuesday’s fixtures of the MCA T20 Luwangpokpa Trophy.Model Club started the day with a five-wicket win over YWC (P) in their Group C league match.YWC, who chose to bat first, made the innings un-productive for themselves with some wasteful batting.
Jeje Lalpekhlua fired a brace to propel city football giants Mohun Bagan to the AFC Cup group stage with an emphatic 4-1 win over Maldives' Club Valencia in the second leg of their South Zone play-off here on Monday.
Khurai Polo Club (KPC) and MPSC-A both eased into the final of the 7 Mountain Division Polo Tournament, following their semifinal victories on Monday. KPC made light work of ITPC as the Khurai riders galloped to a 7-2 win and earned their title spot with ease.
ESU dominated their opponents while MPSC and KRYPHSA played out a goalless draw on the third day of the AMFA Senior Women’s League on Monday.
Churchill Brothers thrashed DSK Shivajians 3-0 in an exciting clash of the I-League football tournament at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Sunday. Three second-half goals from newly-appointed captain Anthony Wolfe (63rd minute), Ghanefo Kromah (67th) and Surabuddin Mollick (90+4) sealed what was only the second win of the season for Churchill.
Indian GM Dronavali Harika won her third bronze medal in a row after a heartbreaking defeat against Tan Zhongyi of China in a semi-final tie-breaker at the World Women's Chess Championship.
NEROCA FC were denied all three points at home by Mohammedan Sporting Club’s late goal but the hosts managed to maintain their lead in the Group B standings despite a 1-1 draw with the Kolkatans in their Saturday’s fixture.
KRYPHSA continued their dominance while ESU kick-started their campaign in style on Day 2 of the AMFA Senior Women’s Football league.
Matt Renshaw and Mitchell Starc struck half-centuries as Australia attempted a late recovery on the opening day of the first Test against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Thursday.
Imphal Riding Club (IRC), K&MMRS and Khurai Polo Club (KPC) all made light work of their opponents in the 7th 57 Mountain Division Polo Tournament on Wednesday. IRC inflicted a 7-0 thrashing on Chingkheihunba Polo Club-A as L Abinath made the most of the game, scoring five goals.
Yumnam Sitaljit Singh was crowned Junior Mr India in the 7th Junior/Masters/Physically Challenged/Senior Women’s Body Building/Senior Men’s Sports Physique/Senior Women’s Sports Model National Body Building Championship that concluded at Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on February 19.
Harmanpreet Kaur blasted a six in the penultimate delivery to power India to a one-wicket win over South Africa in a last-ball thriller at the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier Final at P Sara Oval on Tuesday.
Left-arm seamer Thangarasu Natarajan was finding it surreal when the bids against his name zoomed at a breakneck pace during the IPL auction on Monday in Bengaluru.
One of the most flamboyant and controversial cricketers of his generation, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has finally called time on his international career.
The Indian Premier League 2017 auction on Monday witnessed two English cricketers become millionaires, all-rounder Ben Stokes and paceman Tymal Mills were bought for astronomical amounts as a total of 66 players were eventually sold to the eight franchises.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has become the first Indian sportsperson to land a deal that worth Rs 100 Crores with a single brand.
India women produced an all-round effort to beat Bangladesh women by nine wickets in a Super Six match to qualify for the ICC Women's World Cup 2017, here on Friday.
The U-17 FIFA World Cup in India will not see any last-minute scramble for infrastructure completion, as had happened in the lead-up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games, with the Local Organising Committee chief asserting that the six venues will be ready well in time.
After a successful defence of his WBO Asia Pacific title, Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will be in contention for a second belt when he takes on China's WBO Oriental Super Middleweight champion Zulpikar Maimaitiali on April 1 in Mumbai.
The Indian cricket team will be awarded a million dollars by the International Cricket Council (ICC) if they win the first Test against visitors Australia, to be played in Pune from February 23.
Defending champions Bengaluru FC (BFC) failed to break their winless run in the sixth consecutive game as Aizawl FC kept their slate clean at home with a 1-1 result in their I-League encounter here on Wednesday.
Barcelona’s Brazil star Neymar says it will be a virtual ‘mission impossible’ for the Spanish giants to progress in the Champions League after their 4-0 first leg demolition by Paris Saint-Germain.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) senior selection committee on Tuesday picked the team for the first two Test matches of the 4-match series against Australia, which begins on the February 23 in Pune.
Eastern Sporting Union were crowned champions, defeating Rising Students Club 3-0 in the inaugural edition of the Indian Womens League (IWL) football championship at the Ambedkar Stadium here on Tuesday. Strikes from Kamala Devi (32th minute, 66th) and Prameshwori Devi (57th) led Eastern Sporting Union to an easy win over their opponents which was largely dominated both in possession and chances created by ESU.
Felix Odili Chidi’s last-gasp goal was all NEROCA FC needed to seal all three points at the expense of Hindustan FC and close in on I-League 2nd Division’s Group B leaders Southern Samity.
Bangladesh face a big test of saving the one-off cricket Test as they reached 103 for three in their second innings after India set them a target of 459 on the penultimate day here on Sunday.
Eastern Sporting Union brushed aside Alakhpura FC 4-1 to set up a title clash with Rising Student's Club in the inaugural edition of the Indian Women's League, on Saturday.
NEROCA FC reclaimed second spot of the I-League 2nd Division Group B table after Mohammedan Sporting Club lost 0-2 to leaders Southern Samity on Saturday.
The 14th DGAR Sentinel Cup – State Equestrian Championship 2017 got underway at Mapal Kangjeibung (Imphal Polo Ground) on Friday as both Th Santosh Singh and Neelu RK claimed a gold medal on Day 1 of the competition.
Virat Kohli's record double hundred and Wriddhiman Saha's career second hundred (106 not out) drove India to a mammoth total of 687-6 declared in their first innings against Bangladesh on the second's day's play of their one-off cricket Test here on Friday. In reply, Bangladesh scored 41/1 by the end of play.
Skipper Virat Kohli and opener Murali Vijay's scintillating centuries put India in the driver's seat as the hosts posted 356/3 at stumps on the opening day of the one-off cricket Test against Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Thursday.
The semifinal line-up of the inaugural Indian Women’s League 2017 will see Rising Students Club, Odisha take on FC Pune City, while Eastern Sporting Union, Manipur lock horns with Alakhpura FC, Haryana on Saturday.
A dazzling fourth-chukker surge by Khurai Polo Club could not prevent Manipur Police Sports Club (MPSC)-A from laying their hands on the silverware of the 32nd N Hazari & Dr N Tombi State Polo Tournament on Wednesday at Mapal Kangjeibung. Riding on H Abung’s scoring heroics, MPSC shrugged off a four-goal last-chukker challenge from Khurai to seal a thrilling 6-5 title triumph.
Edin Dzeko hit a brace to go top of the Serie A goal charts on Tuesday as Roma stayed in the title chase with a comprehensive 4-0 win over lacklustre Fiorentina. Rescheduled due to Sunday's Six Nations rugby match between Italy and Wales, Roma hosted Paulo Sousa's men knowing defeat would leave them in third place -- seven points behind leaders Juventus and one point behind Napoli.
Cautioning his No.1-ranked team against any complacency while playing in Tests against Bangladesh, India cricket captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday said the Tigers have the required skills to be successful in the five-day format as well.
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