A 17-year old boy drowned in Khuman Lampak Swimming Pool, where he was reportedly learning swimming, on Saturday afternoon.
Langban Keithel, a mega exhibition cum sale of different products, which is jointly being organised by All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers and Pullers Welfare Association (AMRDPWA) and DS Enterprises, commenced from Wednesday at Hapta Kangjeibung here.
Commerce and Industry minister Th Biswajit Wednesday called upon chilli farmers of Sirarakhong to adopt new technologies for increasing chilli production and export them to other states. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the inaugural of the three-day long 8th Hathei Phanit (Chilli Festival) organised by Sirarakhong Sanaolong at Sirarakhong village ground.
Intensifying the drive against violators of traffic rules, different teams of Motor Vehicle unit of the state’s Transport Department have collected monetary penalties of over Rs 1 lakh in just two days of launching the campaign.
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister Thongam Biswajit instructed officials and Deputy Commissioners on Tuesday to implement Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) efficiently in the state by re-verifying the list of beneficiaries included in SECC.
A 40-year-old man reportedly attempted to outrage the modesty of a 37-year-old housewife at Mongshangei Awang Leikai under Singjamei Police Station on Saturday. The culprit who also hails from the same locality is identified as Konthoujam Opendro alias Ibomcha alias Kangsoi, son of Ibobi.
Police have arrested a youth on Sunday on the charge of kidnapping a seven-year-old girl from Heirok part two under Heirok police station. The arrested person has been identified as Moirangthem Lukhoi (22), son of Ibomcha, of Heirok part one.
A joint team of Churachandpur police and 25 Assam Rifles arrested a 23-year-old youth on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the murder of KNLF (KNO) chief Tonglianlal Haokip on August 2.
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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Among others, undermining the need to consult the local populace prior to undertaking major construction projects could be the genesis for objections raised against mega dams in the north eastern states at the eastern Himalayan people’s convention, which was organised on Wednesday, as economically underdeveloped communities in the region are of the belief that such massive structures demonstrate both brilliance and arrogance of human ingenuity.
THE Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA) alleging excesses by the state police, in the latter’s pursuit to hunt down members of the students’ organisation for orchestrating the on-going movement to demand reservation of eight assembly constituencies for indigenous people, has the potential to snowball into a major issue in case the state authorities do not exercise restraint or convince the agitation spearhead to come to the negotiating table.
It is over three months since formation of the BJP-led coalition government but minister Thongam Biswajit still harping on the party’s pre-poll promises to revive sick industrial units, develop industrial infrastructure and give emphasis on skill development to generate sufficient employment opportunity to the youth of Manipur does not justify the mandate or expectation of the people that change of government will usher in an era of over-all progress.