Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Meghalaya kickboxers miss out on World Championship due to lack of funds

First Published: 25th May, 2018 19:28 IST

Due to lack of funds four kickboxers from Meghalaya including a World rank holder had to cancel their participation in the 9th WAKO Diamond World Cup which was to be

Due to lack of funds four kickboxers from Meghalaya including a World rank holder had to cancel their participation in the 9th WAKO Diamond World Cup which was to be held in Russia.

A team of four kickboxers including 28 rank holder Hameshaniah Suiam had to cancel their participation in the world Diamond championship scheduled for May 30.

Hameshaniah Suiam did mange to collect the necessary amount required for expenses only to be informed that it was too late to apply for the visa. Suiam however is hopeful that better days will come their way soon.

Meanwhile, Working President of the Meghalaya State Kickboxing Association Lorenzo Warjri felt that the fate of the kickboxers would have been different, had the Meghalaya State Olympic Association granted them affiliation and put them under government funding.

Warjri claimed that the letter was submitted to the Meghalaya State Olympic Association nine months ago but in reply they were asked to wait till the 2020 National Games.

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Mukul Sangma lashes out at NPP Govt over ILP issue

The Opposition TMC on Friday lashed out at the NPP led MDA government and accused it of betraying the people and playing with their sentiments as far as the demand for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit is concerned.

10th December 2022
Banner
Mukul slams NPP-led MDA for not keeping promise on ILP

Leader of Opposition and former Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has criticised the NPP-led MDA for not keeping its promise that inner line permit (ILP) will be implemented in the state. Mukul said on Friday that the NPP-led MDA government has betrayed the people and played with their sentiments as far as the demand for the […]

10th December 2022
Banner
Meghalaya Assembly Polls: Mukul Sangma hints at contesting from more than one seat

In 2018 Mukul Sangma had successfully contested from Songsak and Ampati as a Congress candidate

10th December 2022
Banner
Spanner in Assam-M’laya border row resolution? M’laya HC stays erection of boundary posts along 6 disputed border areas

The Court was hearing pleas of 4 traditional heads of the Khasi Syiemship and Sirdarship of Meghalaya. The stay is till Feb 6, 2023

09th December 2022
Banner
Issue of relocating Harijan Colony has not reached a dead end: Meghalaya DY CM Prestone Tynsong

Tynsong reiterated that the Harijan Colony residents must go through the options made by the govt, discuss and come back again for talks.

09th December 2022