Lack of proper training affected Indian footballers: Garcia

KOLKATA: ISL team Atletico de Kolkata’s marquee player Luis Garcia today said Indian footballers have talent but lack of proper training impedes their success. “Indian players have quality, talent and passion for football. It is only the lack of proper training facilities that has hindered their growth. In Spain, kids take up football at a very young age and start training. In India what [Full Article...]

KKR continue unbeaten streak

Hyderabad: Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL Champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, here on Monday. While Utahappa blazed his way to a fiery 85 off 55 balls with the help of 13 boundaries, Pandey matched his senior [Full Article...]

Lajong register convincing 2-0 win over Boys Sports

SHILLONG: Shillong Lajong registered a convincing 2-0 win playing Boys Sports Company in a SPL match on Monday at the JN Sports Complex. Lajong’s side, comprising mostly of junior players, opened the scoring only in the first six minutes of the match through a header by Nim Dorjee Tamang. Boys Sports pressed hafd for a chance to score but their attacking side could not [Full Article...]

NE NCC, Carmel girls in quarterfinals

Subroto Cup New Delhi: NCC from North Eastern Region defeated Mata Rukmani Kanya Ashram (Chhattisgarh) 3-0 while Carmel Girls High School (Jharkhand) downed St Augustine High School (Maharashtra) 3-0 in the Under-17 Girls section as the two teams entered the quarterfinals of the 55th Subroto Football Tournament here on Monday. In the first quarterfinal to be played on October 1, Jharkhand will take on [Full Article...]

Sania and Saketh, Seema clinch gold in Asiad; India maintain 9th place

Incheon: Tennis star Sania Mirza teamed up with Saketh Myneni to clinch the gold in mixed double while Seema Punia also brought glory with her gold-winning act as India maintained the ninth position in the overall standings on the 10th day of competitions in the 17th Asian Games here on Monday. Wrestler Bajrang and the men’s tennis combination of Sanam Singh and Myneni picked [Full Article...]

Clean India Campaign Run on October 2

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The Director of Sports & Youth Affairs, Meghalaya, Shillong has inform that to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Day and as part of the Swachh Bharat (Clean India Campaign), the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs will conduct and organize the ‘Clean India Campaign Run’ on October,2 at 7.00 am from Madan Iewrynghep playground, Fire Brigade, Laitumkhrah towards St. Edmund’s School, Dhankheti, [Full Article...]

Ex-Arsenal player joins FC Goa

Panaji: Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa Monday signed on its second Arsenal player and Brazilian international Andre Santos, according to an official statement issued here. Santos will be joining the club’s training sessions shortly and will be the second Arsenal player after midfielder Robert Pires to be roped in by the Goa-based team. FC Goa, is one of the eight teams which [Full Article...]

Carrom Panel

SHILLONG:The Meghalaya Carrom Association has convened the ‘Annual General Meeting’ on the 27th September 2014 at 11.00 am sharp at the Office of the Association at Indoor hall (NEHRU Complex Polo). The main agenda of this meeting is ‘election of new body’. The list of new office bearers is as follows-: President: P. T. Sawkmie Senior Vice president: Manohar Thappa Vice President: G. Lymba [Full Article...]