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Futsal: A Tournament for Unity through Sports

Posted by - December 2, 2017

Lanusenla In Nagaland, sports have been left pretty frustrated over the years. The lack of facilities and adequate pitches, the absence of a coherent and consistent playing style from the players and a domestic association that isn’t up to the standard in organizational and financial terms have all meant that have been going nowhere. We

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Futsal: The Fastest Growing Sport

Posted by - December 2, 2017

After cricket, football, hockey, tennis, badminton and kabaddi, Futsal is going to be the latest sport to have a league time tournament of its own. Currently Futsal has been one of the fastest growing sport in the world and as well as in India. Futsal may be new to many players but the enjoyable thing

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Guwahati—The capital city for sports

Posted by - September 4, 2017

Rukmini Barua Deka From ancient times, sports activities have taken place in Assam, involving the entire northeastern states. Asia’s first amphitheatre is the 18th century Rangghar located at Sibsagar, Assam, which is a great architectural monument of the Ahom kingdom. Members of the royalty watched buffalo and elephant fights and other sporting events from the

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The Yodha Fighting Championship

Posted by - May 30, 2017

28th April 2017, the atmosphere around Indra Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Kohima was overwhelmed with an air of anticipation and a rush of adrenaline as fight fans jostled their way towards the fight arena to catch the season one finale of the Yodha Fighting Championship. Beating the frenzy, I made my way towards the arena

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Game Changer: The Grassroots

Posted by - April 28, 2017

With hopes in their hearts and dreams in their heads, young aspiring footballers with their parents and guardians in tow flooded the DDSC football stadium when the North East United FC grassroots programme came calling on the 25th of March. On the backdrop of successful campaigns in Aizawl (Mizoram), Imphal (Manipur), Kokrajhar, Duliajan, Dibrugarh, Nazira

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Promoting Futsal in Nagaland

Posted by - December 1, 2016

Young and old gathered on the sweltering day to spectate the 5th edition of the futsal tournament, organized by the Amateur Club. One of the many unforgettable sights were when an overly excited little girl blithely played with the ball right in the middle where the teams were practicing and warming up just before the

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64th Bharat Ratna Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy

Posted by - October 8, 2016

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal kicked off the 64th Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy when he set the ball rolling in the first match between Shillong Lajong and Oil India Limited Duliajan at Nehru Stadium on 18th September. Inaugurating the tournament Chief Minister Sonowal said that Bordoloi Trophy has put Assam in the world map

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Kothajit Singh

Posted by - September 4, 2016

Kothajit Singh Khadangbam is a midfielder and is one of the brightest stars in the Indian National Hockey circuit. His goal was India’s first field goal of Rio Olympics 2016. A very calm and composed player who always manages to make his stick talk rather his mouth was born on 17th August 1992 to Khadangbam

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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Posted by - September 4, 2016

Saikhom Merabai Chanu earned her Olympic berth in the Rio 2016 Olympics ticket after breaking the national record in the Olympics trials held in Patiala. She dazzled everyone at the trials for the Olympics where she had lifted 85kg in snatch and 107 kg in clean and jerk, which gave her a total of 192kg

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