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Margao municipality win T20 cricket series

PANAJI: Margao Municipal Council beat South Goa Journalists’ Association in the second successive match to clinch the T20 cricket series 2-0. In the second match played at SAG practice ground, Fatorda, MMC beat SJAG by 44  runs.

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Rohit, Harmeet keep Deccan in semi-final hunt

NAGPUR: Rohit Sharma struck a vital half century and shared 82 runs for the fourth-wicket with Monish Mishra (41) as title holders Deccan Chargers beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 13 runs to stay afloat for a semi-final spot in the Indian Premier League here on Monday night.

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Do-or-die game for Delhi

MUMBAI: The right to compete in the semi-finals already in their pocket, formidable Mumbai Indians would look to keep up the tempo while Delhi Daredevils would do everything to move a step closer to last-four stage when the two sides clash in the Indian Premier League here on Tuesday.

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Portsmouth in FA Cup final

LONDON: Crisis club Portsmouth stunned Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-0 extra-time win as they reached their second FA Cup final in three years at Wembley on Sunday, just a day after being relegated from the Premier League.

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Mickelson wins US Masters for 3rd time

AUGUSTA: A week that began with Tiger Woods making his highly anticipated return to competition ended on Sunday when Phil Mickelson wrapped up an emotional three-shot victory at the US Masters.

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Mondal – Dempo’s hero of the day

BY SUDHAKAR SHANBHAG | NT
PANAJI: Star Dempo goalkeeper Abhijit Mondal produced one of the stellar performances under the bar in the on-going I-League when he single-handedly thwarted the East Bengal challenge to ensure that his club clinched the contest 1-0 at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata on Sunday evening.

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Armando, Custodio credit teamwork for win

PANAJI:   Dempo coach Armando Colaco and team manager Mr Custodio Almeida today credited the win over East Bengal as “terrific”.
“We were determined to win as it was crucial for the team’s cause as 3 points were vital to put us back on top spot,” stated coach Armando when this reporter contacted him in Kolkata.

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Wilred Goa lose opening battle

PANAJI: St Joseph Tamil Nadu defeated hosts Wilred Goa 25-13, 25-16, 25-8 in the inaugural women’s match of all India volleyball tournament for men and women’s being organized by Wilred Leisure Sports Club, Curtorim  at St Alex Church grounds, Curtorim. In their second match, the Goans lost 25-15, 25-8 to South Central Railway.

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Churchill Bros squeeze past Lajong FC

MARGAO:  Defending champions Churchill Bros lived on the edge to post a narrow 1-0 victory over a spirited Shillong Lajong FC in a tantalizing I-league match played at Nehru stadium, Fatorda, on Sunday.

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