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Garo Hills resident wins national gold in Taekwondo

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TURA, Aug 07: In another moment of pride for the Garo Hills region and the entire state, another athlete and a student of a local school in North Garo Hills won a gold medal at the 3rd Ambedkar National Games held in New Delhi in the discipline of Taekwondo.
Amarjyoti Rongkho (15), a resident of Jonglapara in North Garo Hills and student of St Thomas Higher Secondary School in Mendipathar in North Garo Hills (NGH) won the gold in the boys under 63 kgs category. 

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Lajong Youngsters Beat Zo United 2-1

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SHILLONG, Aug 06: Shillong Lajong FC Youngsters showcased yet another dominating performance to top the Group B in the ongoing Independence Day Cup in Aizawl. Lajong won by 2-1 against Zo United FC on Saturday at the AR Ground.
Samuel Lalmuanpuia scored the two goals for Lajong while Sawmtea netted for Zo United.

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Lajong Youngsters Win First Game in Aizawl

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SHILLONG, July 29: Lajong registered their first win in their opening match of the Independence Day Celebration Invitation Football Tournament held on Friday at AR Ground in Aizawl.
The Reds defeated Bethlehem VT FC 2-1 with goals from Bipin Singh in the 24th minute and Milan Basumatary in the 59th minute for Lajong while Risanga managed to pull one off for home side, Bethlehem FC in the 85th minute.

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9th Monsoon football tourney kicks off

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AMPATI, July 29: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of South West Garo Hills (SWGH) district, Cyril V D Diengdoh flagged off the 9th Monsoon Football Tournament at Ampati Mini Stadium.
Thirty teams from the district and beyond are participating in the tournament which is being organized by the District Administration in collaboration with the District Sports Office and the Ampati Youth Welfare Club.

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St Mary’s, Shillong College victorious in 3 on 3 basketball tourney

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SHILLONG, July 29: The 3 on 3 Basketball Invitational Tournament organized by Shillong College came to a close on Friday with St Mary’s Higher Secondary School and Shillong College emerging as champions in their respective categories.

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