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Meghalaya to be ready to host National Games only by 2025

Shillong, Mar 12: Meghalaya will only be ready to host the 39th National Games by 2025, the Meghalaya State Olympic Association has informed the Indian Olympic Association. Meghalaya was meant to hold the Games in 2022. Even the 2025 date is...

Will de-recognise dormant sports associations: MSOA

Shillong, Mar 12: The Meghalaya State Olympic Association issued a strong warning to sports associations affiliated to it but which are non-functioning, threatening to de-recognise them. Speaking on the sidelines of the 19th Meghalaya State Level Wushu Championship here yesterday,...

Eugeneson nutmegs Sports Minister in Assembly

Shillong, Mar 10: Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Banteidor Lyngdoh (pictured left) was left momentarily perplexed by the questions put to him by first-timer MLA and former football icon Eugeneson Lyngdoh (right) in the Assembly today. Making his debut in...

Sports & Youth Affairs budget in 2022-23 up 13% to Rs 208 crore

Shillong, Mar 9: The Sports & Youth Affairs Department has been allocated Rs 208 crore for the 2022-23 financial year, up 13% on 2021-22. This was announced by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma in his presentation of the state budget in...

MSOA petitions state government for financial support

Shillong, Jan 19: The Meghalaya State Olympic Association has sought financial support from the state government to cover expenses to be incurred over the course of this year and to treat it as part of the celebrations of Meghalaya's...

Finely Pariat takes over from Chiranjib Choudhury as MSOA Gen Secy

Shillong, Jan 16: Finely Pariat (pictured) took charge as General Secretary of the Meghalaya State Olympic Association yesterday following the resignation of the incumbent, Chiranjib Choudhury. The choice of Pariat was fixed upon at an emergent meeting of the MSOA....

In Memoriam: The Meghalaya sportspersons we lost in 2021

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At the end of 2021, we take time to remember those from the Meghalaya sports community who passed away this year... Clive Dunai Clive Dunai (pictured left), an experienced sports administrator, passed away on 26th April. Dunai was a Deputy Director of...

Only Khasis & Garos should be representing Meghalaya in sport: KSU

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Shillong, Nov 20: The Khasi Students Union has effectively demanded 100% reservation for Khasi and Garo athletes in all sports teams representing Meghalaya. The demand was made through a press release attributed to KSU General Secretary Donald Thabah today. Specifically, the...

A Meghalayan at the Olympics? Govt has earmarked Rs 500 cr for the cause

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Shillong, Sep 17: The Meghalaya government has initiated projects to the tune of Rs 500 crore to develop infrastructure in the state in order to produce an Olympian in the next few years. Responding to a call attention notice moved...

Chairman of National Games 2022 committee dies due to Covid-19

Shillong, May 4: Raj Kumar Sacheti (pictured centre), the Chairman of the games technical conduct committee for the National Games 2022, which is meant to be hosted by Meghalaya, lost his battle with Covid-19, it was reported today. Sacheti was...

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The TSR stories you’ve read the most in 2021

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2021 saw a big return to local sport in Meghalaya, despite the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, and here we take a look...

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