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St Anthony’s fight hard to pip DBO Fatorda

NT NETWORK Chandor A brace of goals by skillful striker Pushparaj Mandrekar enabled St Anthony’s SC, Siolim to register a hard fought 2-1 win against Don Bosco Oratory,Fatorda and enter the  quarterfinals of 46th Chandor Seamen Rolling Trophy Football Tournament played at Chandor grounds on Friday. Scoring once in each half of play, Pushparaj Mandrekar who bulged the nets in …

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PSG rejects Madrid bid for Neymar; future uncertain

AFP Paris Neymar remains no closer to getting his desired move away from Paris Saint-Germain amid reports Thursday the French club have rejected an offer from Real Madrid of 100 million euros ($111 million) plus players. French sports daily L’Equipe said Real had offered cash plus Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and goalkeeper Keylor Navas, but PSG turned it down because …

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SC Davorlim through to semis after shootout win

NT NETWORK Nuvem Sporting Club of Davorlim entered the semifinals of Nuvem Parish Cup football tournament defeating Curtorim Gymkhana 7-6 via tie-breaker in the quarterfinal match played at church grounds, Nuvem on Thursday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. SC Davorlim had a larger say in the game during the first session and they went into …

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Rosary HSS complete 7-1 rout of Gauncar HSS

NT NETWORK Fatorda Rosary Higher Secondary School, Navelim completed a 7-1 rout of Gauncar Higher Secondary School, Raia to enter the quarterfinals of Zone Three Level Inter-Higher Secondary School football tournament, organised by DSYA at artificial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Thursday. Rosary HSS who completely decimated their rivals scored through Mauvin Gaoncar (11th minute), Asfin Pinto (17th minute), Aaron Rodrigues (19th …

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Shiroda HSS to meet Fr Agnel HSS in final

NT NETWORK Fatorda Shiroda Higher Secondary School and Fr Agnel Higher Secondary School, Verna set up summit clash in the Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for boys U-17 after chalking out wins in their respective semifinal matches played at artificial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Thursday. In the first semifinal, Shiroda HSS registered a comprehensive 5-1 win over Our Lady of Perpetual …

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Goan players show optimism and ease as India probables start practice in Goa

The practice that started at around 6.50 pm ended exactly one hour later with the four probables from Goa — Adil Khan, Rowllin Borges, Mandar Rao Desai and Brandon Fernandes — displaying optimism and ease. AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Bambolim: Except for Sandhesh Jhingan and Balwant Singh, both recovering from injuries, the other 28 probables chosen to select the India …

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Mohun Bagan set up summit clash with Gokulam Kerala

Kolkata: Super-sub VP Suhair struck an extra-time brace as Mohun Bagan saw off a gritty challenge from Real Kashmir 3-1 to set up a summit clash with Gokulam Kerala in the 129th Durand Cup here on Wednesday. Much like the first semifinal in which Gokulam Kerala scripted a stunning turnaround in the second-half stoppage time, Real Kashmir struck the equaliser …

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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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