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State’s first Open Futsal tourney to begin

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SHILLONG, Sep 04: The first open ‘Futsal’ tournament will be organized by the Futsal Association of Meghalaya (FAM) to introduce the game in the state from September 28-30 at Indoor stadium, JN Complex, Polo.
The tournament is also being organized in collaboration with Futsal Association of India (FAI) supported by District Sports Promotion Society (DSPS), East Khasi Hills Shillong.

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Meghalaya off-roaders shine in 4×4 Off-road Challenge

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SHILLONG, Sep 04: Off-roader’s from North East surmount large boulders, changed gears on steep slopes and navigated their way through muddy bogs, tight, precipitous corners  and treacherous slopes at the AHOR 4×4 Off-road Challenge held at Kharsati park Ri-Bhoi District.
The treacherous and natural tracks which some considers being at par with the national off-roading standard took the competitors of the AHOR 4×4 Off-road Challenge to extreme stages testing their skills and their off-roading monsters.

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SASPPA to hold friendly football match between past pupils and teachers

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SHILLONG, Aug 29: With an aim to bring together its diverse alumni, the St Anthony's School Past Pupils Association (SASPPA), in association with St, Anthony's Higher Secondary School, Shillong, will be holding a friendly exhibition football match between the past pupils and the combined team of the teaching and non teaching staff of the school. The match shall be held on September 02, 2017 at 9 am in St. Anthony's Higher Secondary School football ground, Laitumkhrah. Gates and entries open at 8:00 am.

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Meghalaya’s outstanding sportspersons felicitated

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SHILLONG, Aug 29: A felicitation ceremony of outstanding sportspersons from the State who have excelled at the National and Regional level competitions was held at Indoor Sports Hall, Polo Ground, J. N. Complex, Shillong on Tuesday.
Working President, Meghalaya State Olympics Association, John F. Kharshiing graced the programme as the Chief Guest, which was organized by the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Meghalaya.

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Shillong Lajong sign six foreign footballers

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Shillong, Aug 28 (IANS): Shillong Lajong FC on Monday announced the signing of six foreign players ahead of the I-League football 2017-18 season.
For the new I-league season, the number of foreign players allowed to be fielded by each team in the starting 11 has been increased to five and teams can register up to six foreigners.

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