Sports

North Garo Hills athletics

SHILLONG: A three-day inter-school athletics meet, organised by the District Sports Office, North Garo Hills, in collaboration with the Resubelpara Sports Association, was inaugurated at the Mini Stadium, Resubelpara on Wednesday. Thirteen different schools are participating in the sports meet. W Khyllep, NGH Deputy Commissioner, urged the athletes taking part to keep the spirit of sportsmanship alive so that they may be able to [Full Article...]

All-round Jadeja helps Chennai beat Royals

Dubai: Ravindra Jadeja produced a brilliant all-round display after Dwayne Smith’s fine batting show as Chennai Super Kings defended a modest total to beat Rajasthan Royals by seven runs in their IPL match here on Wednesday evening. Put into bat, Chennai scored 140 for six, thanks mainly to opener Smith’s 28-ball 50 and Jadeja’s crucial 36 not out lower down the order and then [Full Article...]

Press Club footwork bests FKJGP

SHILLONG: Shillong Press Club defeated FKJGP 3-2 in a tiebreaker to settle a friendly football match played at Third Ground, Polo, on Wednesday. The game was held as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the FKJGP, which will culminate on Friday. Both teams played to their full potential in what was an electrifying contest. FKJGP started off the match in style as they [Full Article...]

JKRP Secondary wins 3 gold on 1st day of SWKH school athletics

SHILLONG: JKRP Secondary School bagged three gold medals on the opening day of the 2nd South West Khasi Hills District Level Inter-School Athletic Meet at Mawten Playground, Mawkyrwat, on Wednesday. JKRP also claimed a silver and three bronze finishes. The three-day meet will witness 20 schools from across the district and 567 athletes compete in the different disciplines, split into three age categories – [Full Article...]

Lajong smash Hindustan

U-19 I-League final round SHILLONG: After losing their opening encounter, Shillong Lajong bounced back with a resounding 5-1 victory over Hindustan FC in a final round match of the U-19 I-League in Jamshedpur on Wednesday. The junior Reds had earlier lost to Sesa Football Academy 2-1 on Monday. Zodingliana Ralte opened the scoring on Wednesday when he converted a penalty in the 11th minute. [Full Article...]

Shillong to play N’land in U-19 cricket final

SHILLONG: The Shillong Cricket Association will clash with the Nagaland Cricket Association on Thursday in the final of the Under-19 One Day Cricket Tournament, organised by the NCA in Dimapur. In the last match of the round robin league, SCA needed a victory over Jorhat District Team, which they narrowly achieved, winning by just two runs. SCA won the toss and elected to bat [Full Article...]

Jail Road Boys scrape through, Laban Bengalee romp home

SHILLONG: Jail Road Boys and Laban Bengalee School had contrasting victories in the Inter School Cricket Tournament at the Cricket Ground, Polo, on Wednesday. Jail Road Boys beat Buddha Vidya Niketan by just three runs, while Laban Bengalee School were 113-run victors over Garo Union School. Choosing to bat first, Jail Road Boys made 132/9 in 25 overs. Ananj Kumar Ray scored 25 runs, [Full Article...]

Mourinho’s cautious Chelsea frustrate Atletico

MADRID: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho returned to Spain with an ultra-cautious approach as his team earned a 0-0 draw with surprise Champions League semi-finalists Atletico Madrid in a first leg lacking in excitement on Tuesday. The stalemate at the Vicente Calderon, which Atletico coach Diego Simeone believes gives Chelsea a slight advantage in next week’s return at Stamford Bridge, came at a cost for [Full Article...]