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Bengaluru FC drops points against Army Red

Kolkata: Bengaluru FC’s new signing Suresh Wangjam converted from the spot in the 81st minute to help his side salvage a 1-1 draw against Army Red in the 129th Durand Cup in Kolkata on Monday. Playing with their reserve side, the Indian Super League champions struggled to cope with the energy-sapping humid conditions, failing to convert a flurry of chances …

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Myron Borges helps Parish Youth Nuvem triumph

Raia: Parish Youth, Nuvem emerged champions of 48th Custodio Memorial Football Tournament defeating Ambelim S C 3-1 in the finals played at Panchayat grounds, Raia on Monday. Parish Youth,Nuvem who led 1-0 at half time scored through attacking medio Mauvin Borges whose powerful shot gave no chance at all to Ambelim S C keeper Benny Silva in the 12th minute …

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Mother as batsman; earthen pots; tennis ball cricket………

New Delhi: It’s difficult to play cricket in saree. It becomes near impossible with utensils in hand instead of a cricket bat. But, try telling that to Navdeep Saini. Of course, the 26-year-old who bamboozled the West Indian big hitters on his T20I debut, screaming ‘I’m here to bowl fast’ might be considerate but 12-year-old Navdeep was far from it. …

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Rain drains the fight out of Goa Challengers

New Delhi: U Mumba stormed into the semifinals of the Ultimate Table Tennis season three, dismantling formidable Goa Challengers 11-4 with a clinical all-round display at the Thyagaraj Stadium, New Delhi on Monday. The in-form Manav Thakkar and Doo Hoi Kem (World Number 11 women’s singles player) were the cornerstone of their massive win, picking up five and six points …

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AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji: Deepa Mahambre was the queen of Table Tennis in Goa from 1975 till 1981. “I moved to Mumbai because there was no competition in Goa and I realised my game would not improve if I remained. Winning is one aspect, being top amongst the best is another,” says Deepa as she explains her decision to …

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Arlem YA emerge victors

Benaulim: Arlem Youth Association emerged champions of the 7th St Sebastian inter-village football tournament defeating Sporting Club of Davorlim 2-0 in the finals played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Sunday. Scoring once in either half through Joyston Barbosa (27th minute) and Lloyd Cardozo (37th minute), Arlem Youth Association controlled the proceedings with SC Davorlim hardly finding any …

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Rankireddy-Chirag win men’s doubles title

Bangkok: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty on Sunday became the first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament with a hard-fought victory over Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen of China in the summit clash of Thailand Open here. The unseeded Indian duo prevailed 21-19 18-21 21-18 over the third seeded Chinese pair after battling hard …

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India seal series after win in rain-hit second T20I

Lauderhill: India produced a much-improved batting performance on Sunday to outclass West Indies by 22 runs via DLS method in the 2nd T20 international to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series at Lauderhill in Florida. Chasing 168 for victory, the players were taken off the field due to bad weather conditions and the impending threat of lightning …

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DBO Fatorda book semis berth

Chinchinim: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda entered the semifinals of 22nd Our Lady of Merces Soccer defeating St Rock’s Youth Club, Majorda 3-1 via tie breaker, at Chinchinim church grounds on Sunday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. St Rock’s YC went into the lead in the very 3rd minute when attacking medio Mathew Colaco, after receiving …

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PY Nuvem enter last four

Vagator: Francis Colaco’s late goal helped Parish Youth Nuvem book their place in the semifinals of 21st Vagator Soccer 2019 as they edged out CDJ Ribandar by a solitary goal in the quarterfinal played at Vagator PYSC ground, here on Sunday. Ribandar should have taken the lead early when Sandesh Kavlekar set up Sachin Shirvoikar in the box but his …

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