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Andrew Lotzem bags bronze in U-15 national Badminton Tournament

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SHILLONG, Sep 24: Andrew Lotzem of East Khasi Hills District Badminton Association bagged the bronze medal in the Under -15 Boy’s Single at the All India Sub Junior National Ranking Badminton Tournament held at Tirupur, Tamil Nadu.
In the Quarter finals he defeated Novyaranjan Das of Assam 21-23, 21-14, 21-12.
He lost in the Semi finals to Pranav Gambhan of Telengana in deciding 23-25, 21-15, 21-11.

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Ferdinand Suchiang bags Gold Medal at National Jeet Kune Do Championship

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SHILLONG, Sep 12: Ferdinand Suchiang, a Bandsman from Meghalaya Home Guards, won a Gold Medal in the recently concluded National Jeet Kune Do Championship held at Indoor Stadium, Kolkata, West Bengal from September 9-10.
Suchiang who won a Gold in the 55 kg full contact jeet kune do was a part of the Jeet Kune Do contingent from Meghalaya whose medal tally in the Championship consists of 10 gold and 7 silver medals securing the 2nd Runners Up position for the State.

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Shillong to host first ever golf league in NE

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SHILLONG, Sep 05: The first ever Golf League of North East India commences on September 10, 2017 at the pristine Shillong Golf Course. The event is supported by The Board of Directors, Shillong Club Ltd.  to the Meghalaya Golf Promoters’ Society (MGPS) who conceptualised the first Shillong Golf League (SGL).

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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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