Category: Sports

Playing the Beautiful Game with a smile

Margao: India junior team coach Bibiano Fernandes, referring to the team’s most wonderful run of results in the SAFF U-15 Championship and the AFC U-16 Championship qualifiers stated, “The most common conception of hindsight is mainly dual, either happy or painful. But in the innumerable grey shades of life, the white and the black get blurred and we often have […]

Salgaocar Veterans prevail over Navelim

Navelim: Salgaocar Veterans defeated Navelim Veterans 5-2 in the exhibition match, at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Monday. Alex Ambrose opened the score-line for Salgaocar in the third minute. Six minutes later, Denis Cabral equalised for Navelim. Thereafter, Venkatesh doubled the lead for Salgaocar. Salgaocar further inflated the lead through Alex Ambrose in the 35th minute. In the second half, Gasper […]

Dempo SC walks past FC Goa

Old Goa: Dempo Sports Club walked past FC Goa 3-1 in the All India football Federation (AIFF) Sub junior League at Dempo SC Academy ground in Ella, Old Goa on Monday. In a game clearly dominated by Dempo , the hosts could have added to their tally of goals but it did not appear necessary as their domination was total […]

Sanmay, Mallika triumph; Anshuman bags double crown

Panjim: Sanmay Paranjpe and Mallika Gogoi emerged champions in the men’s and ladies singles category while Anshuman Agarwal won a double crown, as the curtains came down on the State Table Tennis Championship organised by Goa Table Tennis Association in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa, at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, Taleigao Plateau, on Monday. Anshuman emerged […]

Tanisha wins gold, silver at Jr Nat Badminton

Panjim: Goa’s sensation Tanisha Crasto emerged with a haul of one gold and silver medal at the Yonex-Sunrise 44th Junior National Badminton Championships 2019 held at Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, on Monday. Tanisha along with her partner Ishaan Bhatnagar from Chhattisgarh won gold in the under-19 mixed doubles defeating top seeds Navaneeth Bokka and Sahithi Bandi 21-18, 21-13 in a 34 […]

Maina SC take home Mandopa Cup

Navelim: Maina Sports Club, Curtorim edged past Margao SC 5-3 via tie-breaker to clinch the 28th Mandopa Football Cup in the final played at Mandopa Navelim ground, on Sunday. Margao SC opened the account in the 50th minute through Rahul Fernandes whereas Maina SC equalised with a power-packed shot of Savio Fernandes, which got deflected off Margao SC’s John Colaco […]

Sesa FA ease past Churchill Brothers SC

Navelim: Sesa Football Academy boys (U-15) displayed a remarkable performance throughout 90 minutes to sail past Churchill Brothers SC (U-15) 4-0 in the ongoing Hero India Youth League, at Rosary Church ground, Navelim, on Thursday. SFA boys broke the deadlock in the 30th minute after a brilliant through ball from Sahil allowed Ashish Chari to breakthrough. A soft first touch […]

The Good Shepherd felicitate sports personalities

Solva-Raia: The Good Shepherd organisation, Fatorda felicitated some of the sports personalities from across Goa, at Margao on Wednesday. They are Fr Salvador Carvalho, Francis D’Souza, Crescentio Furtado, Benardinho Velho, Rui Noronha, Danny Colaco, Varun Carvalho, Olavo Rodrigues, Lourdin Coutinho, Khushboo, Khushi Naik, Mejoycee Goes, Tony Gonsalves, Philomena Costa, Milagres Noronha, Seby Faleiro, Succour Pereira, Covan Lawrence, Luis Vaz, Rowan […]

Fr Agnel YC clinch Davorlim Cup

Davorlim: Sezwin Fernandes scored the all important goal as Fr Agnel YC, Paroda defeated Cuncolim Union 1-0 to lift the 13th Davorlim Cup 2019 organised by SC Davorlim at VP Davorlim ground on Sunday. Both the team had equal opportunities to score. Trenoy Dias of Cuncolim missed the first best chance of the match as his shot was denied by […]

Sesa FA hammer Churchill Bros SC

Sakhali: Sesa Football Academy scored an astonishing 10 goals past Churchill Brothers SC in the ongoing GFA U-14 First Division League fixture held at Sankhali ground. Zimik and Sendy Mangte gelled well upfront for SFA in the opening minutes. CBSC boys managed to defend the continuous shots until the 10-minute mark. Zimik and Sendy played a sublime one-two inside the […]