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OL of Piety HS, Rosary HS to play for title

Margao: Our Lady of Piety High School, Collem-Dharbandora and Rosary Higher Secondary School, Navelim entered the final of Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for girls U-17 after outplaying their opponents in the semis at artifical grounds, Fatorda on Wednesday. Our Lady of Piety High School, Collem defeated St Anthony’s High School, Galgibag-Canacona 2-0 with Velcina Azavedo scoring both the goals …

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Shree Damodar students bag medals in inter-college judo c’ship

Panaji: Students from Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics, Margao brought laurels after putting up a performance in the men’s and women’s category of the Inter Collegiate Judo Championship held at Jubilee Hall, Goa University from Aug 13 – 14. In the men’s category they took the top spot and in the women’s category they were runners-up. Participants from …

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Twitter to meet Man Utd over Pogba racist abuse

London: Twitter representatives will meet Manchester United and British anti-discriminatory body Kick It Out after the club’s midfielder Paul Pogba became the latest player to be subjected to online racist abuse, the social media company said on Wednesday. France international Pogba was a target of online abuse after he missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 Premier League draw at Wolverhampton …

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India thrash Nepal in opener

Panaji: India got off to a perfect start in the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) U-15 Championship) thrashing Nepal 5-0 at the Kalyani Stadium in West Bengal on Wednesday. The boys being coached under Bibiano Fernandes’ who recently returned from an exposure tour to Thailand were leading by three goals at half-time through Maheson Singh (5’), Shubho Paul (24’) and …

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Cuncolim Union break SJD Areal resistance

Nuvem: Cuncolim Union entered the quarterfinals of Nuvem Parish Cup football tournament defeating Sao Jose de Areal 5-3 via tie-breaker, at church grounds, Nuvem on Tuesday. The grueling battle between the two evenly-matched teams had ended in a 2-2 draw during the regulation time. Cuncolim Union went into the lead following a forward pass by Daulat Dessai from the top …

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Goan Warriors rally to beat Cunchelim SC

Anjuna: Goan Warriors, Thivim came from a goal down to beat Cunchelim Sports Club by a 2-1 margin in the Anjuna Gymkhana Cup 2019 quarter final match played at Anjuna Gymkhana ground, here on Tuesday.  After a dominant start, Cunchelim found the opener in the 20th minute when a sparkling long-ranger from Nayan Virnodkar entered the top corner making it …

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Yash Fadte retains title

Panaji: Goa’s Yash Fadte successfully defended his U-19 Western Slam Squash Championship title after getting the better of Maharashtra’s No 1 player Neel Joshi 3-0 in the finals played at Bombay Gymkhana, Mumbai on Tuesday. Seventeen-year-old Yash, who was top-seeded in the championship, emerged victor without dropping a single set. In the quarterfinals, Yash defeated Advait Adik of Maharashtra 3-0 …

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GOA BRIEFS

GTBCA to hold selection trials on Aug 26 PANAJI: Goa Tennis Ball Cricket Association (GTBCA) will hold selection trials to select Goa boys and girls teams for the 27th Junior National Tennis Ball Cricket Championship to be held in Nagpur, Maharashtra from October 2 to 5. The trials will be held on August 26 at Ponda Sports Complex ground, Curti-Ponda …

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OL Perpetual Succour, Shiroda HSS, Guardian Angel move into semis

Fatorda: Our Lady of Perpetual Succour HS, Cortalim, Shiroda HSS, Shiroda and Guardian Angel HSS, Curchorem entered the semifinals of Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for boys U-17 after winning their respective quarterfinal matches at artificial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Tuesday. In the first quarterfinal, Perpetual Succour HS registered a well-deserved 2-0 win against Miracles HS, Sanguem. Glen D’Souza scored both …

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Pogba fumbles as Man Utd fail to tame Wolves

Wolverhampton: Manchester United were held 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and missed out on taking top spot in the Premier League on Monday as a sumptuous Ruben Neves strike cancelled out Anthony Martial’s first-half goal and Paul Pogba missed a late penalty. After a 4-0 home win over Chelsea on the opening day, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team dominated the early exchanges …

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