Monday, January 30, 2023

Sport

Indonesia Masters: India’s campaign ends as Lakshya, Tanisha-Ashwini lose in QFs

Lakshya Sen’s impressive run in the Indonesia Masters Super 500 badminton tournament ended with a quarter-final loss to Asian Games champion Jonatan Christie here on Friday.World No. 12 Sen squandered an opening-game advantage to go down 21-15, 10-21, 13-21...

Djokovic tops Paul; faces Tsitsipas in Australian Open final

Novak Djokovic put aside some shaky play in the early going and took over his Australian Open semifinal against unseeded American Tommy Paul on Friday, winning 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 to close in on a 10th championship at Melbourne Park...

Defending champs Belgium to face Germany in FIH Men’s WC final

Defending champions Belgium beat the last two editions’ runners-up Netherlands in penalty shootout 3-2 to set up a summit clash against Germany in the FIH Men’s World Cup here on Friday.Reigning Olympic champions Belgium and the Dutch were locked...

Mumbai FC comes from behind to beat Jamshedpur FC 2-1 in ISL

Mumbai City FC scripted a dramatic second-half comeback to edge past resilient Jamshedpur FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex on Friday, January 27.Despite the gap in the league standings, the Red Miners showed tremendous fight to keep the...

U19 Women’s T20 WC: Eng to face India in final

England held their nerve to set up a final clash with India in the inaugural edition of ICC Under-19 Womens T20 World Cup after beating Australia by just three runs in a thrilling second semi-final at JB Marks Oval,...

LFC: A1 Tsungiki, NRSA reach semis

A1 Tsungiki and NRSA has reached semi-finals at the ongoing 12th edition of Lotha Football Championship (LFC) on Friday played at local ground Wokha.In the first match, Tsungiki A1 beat Titans FC 2-0. The second match was decided by...

Copa del Rey: Athletic Bilbao, Real Madrid complete tough last-four lineup

Real Madrid and Athletic Club Bilbao joined FC Barcelona in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey knockout competition after beating Atletico Madrid and Valencia in their respective quarterfinals.Real Madrid came back from a goal down at home to...

Mane’s smile is a motivation booster for Bayern

It might have been the explicit intention of Sadio Mane to let pictures send out a convincing message of hope.After all, not only the photographers at Bayern Munich’s training ground seemed pleased to see the 30-year-old Senegal star back...

Kane a doubt for Tottenham in FA Cup

Harry Kane may have to wait at least another week to become Tottenham Hotspur’s all-time record goalscorer as illness could rule him out of Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round tie away at Preston North End.The 29-year-old drew level with...

NBA: Mavs win game but lose Luka Doncic

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a season-high 36 points as the visiting Dallas Mavericks overcame an early injury to star Luka Doncic to beat the Phoenix Suns 99-95 on Thursday night.Dorian Finney-Smith had 18 points and 12 rebounds, Dwight Powell added...

Martial arts coaching at Pfütsero

The Pfütsero COB of Chieswema battalion Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (N) have started a free martial arts coaching class (wushu & kick boxing) for kids and students at Pfütsero in Phek district from Friday as a...

Rybakina, Sabalenka in women’s final

What all seemed so different, so daunting, even, about trying to win a Grand Slam title to Elena Rybakina a little more than six months ago is now coming rather naturally.And if she can win one more match, she...

Hockey WC: India demolish Japan 8-0

Under-fire captain Harmanpreet Singh finally came good with his drag flick as he and young striker Abhishek struck a brace each as India demolished Asian Games champions Japan 8-0 in an inconsequential FIH Men’s World Cup classification match here...

Indonesia Masters: Lakshya in QFs, Saina out

India’s Lakshya Sen on Thursday advanced to the men’s singles quarterfinals of the Indonesia Masters Super 500 tournament while Saina Nehwal crashed out in the women’s singles second round.Sen, seeded seventh, came from a game down to win 19-21,...

SASA 61st sports meet 2023 concludes

The 61st annual sports meet 2023 of Southern Angami Sports Association (SASA) concluded at Phesama village under Kohima district on Thursday.In Women’s Volleyball, Kidima Youth Organization emerged as the winner while Kezo Town Youth Organization came in second.Visayonu Kintso...