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Northeast football a ray of hope for India

India has seen a surge in the number of footballers playing in the I-League and the ISL and these are only the two big wig leagues of the country. There are a number of other smaller league, other divisions that ...Read More

How football in the Northeast is growing leaps and bounds

What was quite shocking to a few people during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit was that  he was very impressed by Shillong footballer Marlangki Suting who has made his city and state proud with his football prowess. The Indian international ...Read More

Exclusive interview with St Anthony’s College footballers who made the Northeast proud

St. Anthony’s College recently did not just do Meghalaya proud but also entire Northeast region as the football team was invited by Kumning University in China to take part in their cultural programme which included a football tournament. They reached the ...Read More

Boosting Meghalaya cricket scene, BCCI to construct indoor facility

SHILLONG: On a whirlwind tour of the north east, BCCI president Anurag Thakur today announced construction of an indoor cricket facility in Meghalaya to help boost the game in a football-dominated state. The BCCI president has also hinted at the likelihood ...Read More

Shillong lad to fight in MMA event in Las Vegas

Raymond Johnny Kurbah who hails from Meghalaya will represent the Northeast in the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the second time he has been selected to represent the region in the event. However, he ...Read More

Rupert Nongrum: Five things to know about an upcoming football star from Northeast India!

Meet an award winning player from Shillong Lajong FC Youth Academy Rupert Nongrum, a dynamic footballer who is on a trip to success. Recently, during the ISL 2016, Rupert was playing on loan from Shillong Lajong for Delhi Dynamos FC. ...Read More

Manipur’s youths engage in boxing as a way out of obscurity

IMPHAL: Insurgency has created many problems in the north-eastern state of Manipur. Manipur has many talented athletes, but sports remains underdeveloped. Boxing is one way out of obscurity as the youths look up to Mary Kom, Devendro Singh and Dingko ...Read More

Meghalaya: Upholding traditional sports with bows and arrows

TNT News SHILLONG: Almost after 200 years since Legendary Khasi freedom fighter, U Tirot Sing began a siege against the invading British forces, as many as 300 archers from 13 Himas (Khasi states) got together on Saturday and unleashed a ...Read More


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