Sports – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com Assam Northeast India News Live, Latest Sports, Cinema, Business & Politics News Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:46:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://i2.wp.com/thenewsmill.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cropped-TNM-white.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Sports – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com 32 32 PV Sindhu becomes first Indian to win World Championships https://thenewsmill.com/pv-sindhu-becomes-first-indian-to-win-world-championships/ Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:46:17 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18264

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 36 minutes in a one-sided final. Sindhu’s gold is the second medal that India won at the Worlds this year with Sai Praneeth winning a bronze in men’s singles category. The […]

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Run for clean drinking water: Hundreds take part in Guwahati Half Marathon https://thenewsmill.com/run-for-clean-drinking-water-hundreds-take-part-in-guwahati-half-marathon/ Sun, 25 Aug 2019 13:04:57 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18243

IIT Guwahati’s annual techno-management festival, Techniche, organized the 11th edition of Guwahati Half Marathon on August 25. The event, organized to raise awareness on clean and safe drinking water, witnessed participation of nearly 3000 enthusiasts on Sunday. Stepping into its 21st year of technical celebration, Techniche organised the Guwahati Half Marathon to promote a better […]

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NEUFC coach Khalid Jamil vows to give opportunity to Northeast youngsters https://thenewsmill.com/neufc-coach-khalid-jamil-vows-to-give-opportunity-to-northeast-youngsters/ Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:49:10 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18240

One of the most sought-after football coaches of the country, Khalid Jamil, who recently joined NorthEast United FC as head of its academy and assistant coach of the team, has vowed to give chances to the talented players from the region. Jamil, who scripted history to win the I-League on its debut with Aizawl FC […]

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I want to make Assam smile again: Halicharan Narzary https://thenewsmill.com/i-want-to-make-assam-smile-again-halicharan-narzary/ Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:08:18 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18184

Besides the determination of making a mark in the national football team after coming back from a long injury lay-off, Assam’s own Halicharan Narzary – the prolific 25-year-old midfielder – has another yearning at the back of his mind. “I want to make Assam smile again,” said Narzary. “Assam has suffered a lot from the […]

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Assam girl Tunlai Narzary clinches gold in shot put in China https://thenewsmill.com/assam-girl-tunlai-narzary-clinches-gold-in-shot-put-in-china/ Tue, 13 Aug 2019 19:15:51 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18102

Assam girl Tunlai Narzary clinched the gold medal in shot put at the World Police & Fire Games held at Chengdu in China on August 13. Narzary who represents the 20th Assam Police (IR) Battalion hit a record 13.83 metre in women’s shot put event. Hailing from Ghilaguri Dotma village in Kokrajhar, Nazzary earlier participated […]

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NorthEast United retains star midfielder  Federico Gallego https://thenewsmill.com/northeast-united-retains-star-midfielder-federico-gallego/ Fri, 09 Aug 2019 14:35:50 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=18048

The NorthEast United FC on August 9 announced that the Guwahati-based ISL club is retaining the services of its star midfielder Federico Gallego. “The club is thrilled to announce that midfielder, Federico Gallego has signed an extension and will represent NorthEast United in the upcoming season,” a club statement said. Gallego was a standout performer […]

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Assam girl Lovlina clinches gold as Indian boxers finish with 6 medals in Russia https://thenewsmill.com/assam-girl-lovlina-clinches-gold-as-indian-boxers-finish-with-6-medals-in-russia/ Sun, 04 Aug 2019 04:33:34 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17944

World Championships bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and India Open gold medallist Neeraj (57kg) won gold medals while Gaurav Solanki (56kg) had to settle for the silver as Indian boxers finished their campaign on a high with a rich haul of two gold, one silver and three bronze at the Magomed Salam Umakhanov Memorial International […]

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Five from Manipur win gold medals, CM Biren Singh congratulates https://thenewsmill.com/five-from-manipur-win-gold-medals-cm-biren-singh-congratulates/ Fri, 02 Aug 2019 06:47:03 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17927

Chief minister N Biren Singh congratulated five Jeet Kune Do players who clinched gold medals in the recently concluded international championship Jeet Kune Do held at Dhaka, Bangladesh from July 27 to 30. In his congratulatory message on August 2, the CM said that the whole state feels proud of the three Jeet Kune Do […]

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Mary Kom and Jamuna Boro among others to win gold for India in Indonesia President’s Cup https://thenewsmill.com/mary-kom-and-jamuna-boro-among-others-to-win-gold-for-india-in-indonesia-presidents-cup/ Sun, 28 Jul 2019 14:52:25 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17824

Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) and 2018 World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur (60kg) grabbed a gold medal each as Indian boxers finished their campaign at the 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo in Indonesia on July 28 on a high with a rich haul of nine medals that included seven gold and two […]

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Cities like Guwahati should be allowed to host test matches: Veteran sports journalist https://thenewsmill.com/cities-like-guwahati-should-be-allowed-to-host-test-matches-says-veteran-sports-journo/ Sat, 27 Jul 2019 13:22:53 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17777

Senior sports journalist Lokendra Pratap Sahi said the International Cricket Council (ICC) must work to protect and promote test cricket for the better future of the game. He also suggested that the smaller cities should be allowed to host test matches so that its popularity increases across the country. He hoped Guwahati too will one […]

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