N Haricharan Singh Sub-junior Football commences in Jiribam Rojan racks up six goals as Sinlon Club triumph over Sonapur GPSA

Imphal, Aug 21: The 13th District-level Sub-Junior Boys (15 years and below) Football Tournament 2017 for N Haricharan Singh Trophy commenced at the Jiribam Govt Higher Secondary School Ground today.
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Softball championship kicks off

IMPHAL, Aug 20: 29th Sub-Junior, 30th Junior and 32nd Senior State Softball Championship 2017 kicked off today at Khuman Lampak Sports complex under the aegis of the Manipur Softball Association.
The championship is being participated by three teams each in sub-junior boys category, sub-junior girls category, junior boys category, junior girls category and six teams each in senior women and senior men categories. In the opening match today, UKC Saitol beat YOC Naharup Makha Pat by 7-1 runs. The same team routed YAC Yaiskul 11-0 in another match in the sub-junior boys category.
In senior women category, UKC Saitol thrashed RK Sanatombi Devi Vidyalaya 10-1.
In senior men’s category, UKC Saitol beat DM College of Science by 14-3, Biramangol College overcame YAC Yaiskul 8-5, YAC (A) Yaiskul beat YAC (B) 7-2 and Biramangol College humiliated MU by 12-0 runs.

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‘Durga of Indian football’ Oinam Bemdem Devi wins Arjuna Award

New Delhi, Aug 20: Oinam Bemdem Devi, the flag bearer of Indian women’s football over the past two decades was on August 18 named the winner of the prestigious Arjuna Award. Bembem becomes the second Indian woman footballer to win the award, the first being Shanti Mullick in 1983.

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State bodybuilders leave Imphal for Asian c’ship

Imphal, Aug 19: A team of bodybuilders led by former Asian Championship gold medallist Nepram Kishan leave the town today to take part in the 51st Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Champion-ship, which is scheduled to be held from Aug 20 to 26 in Seoul, South Korea.
The team, which will represent India, include the first national women’s body-building hat-trick title winner Thingbaijam Sarita and others. Meanwhile, the Royal Fitness Academy Gym Thou-bal has expressed the best wishes for the team.

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Hockey youth brigade upbeat post impressive Europe tour Junior World Cup did wonders to our confidence, says Shanglakpam Nilakanta

Imphal, Aug 19:Manipur boy Shanglakpam Nilakanta said winning Junior World Cup did wonders to their confidence and credit goes to Hardendra Singh.
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Total BWF World Championship National shuttlers selected, to vie for titles in Glasgow

Imphal, Aug 17: One of badminton’s most prestigious com-petitions gets under way next week, giving the sport’s top players the opportunity to land a major title before the BWF World Superseries re-starts in September.

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