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Holy Spirit, Fr Agnel Multipurpose, Our Lady of Rosary progress to quarters

Fatorda: Holy Spirit Institute, Margao, Fr Agnel Multipurpose HSS, Verna and Our Lady of Rosary HS, Fatorda entered the quarterfinals of Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for boys U-17 (Salcete Zone), after chalking out wins in their respective matches played at artificial turf grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Tuesday. In the first match, Holy Spirit Institute rode on a fine hat-trick by …

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Sporting Club of Davorlim enter finals

Benaulim: Sporting Club of Davorlim entered the finals of 30th Super Soccer defeating Navelim Villagers Union by a solitary goal in the semifinals played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Tuesday. The all-important goal that took Davorlim team into the finals came off in the 11th minute following a forward pass from the top of the rival box …

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Rosary HS, Manovikas English move ahead

Fatorda: Rosary HS, Navelim and Manovikas English Medium School, Margao moved into the next round of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup football for girls under-17 (Salcete Zone) after chalking out wins in their respective matches played at Cuncolim grounds on Tuesday. Rosary HS defeated Maria Bambina HS, Cuncolim 4-0. Diksha Ahirwar scored a brace for Rosary HS as she found the …

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GOA BRIEFS

Bhakti Kulkarni in sole lead PANAJI: Goa’s Woman Grandmaster Bhakti Kulkarni took sole lead with 6.5 points at the end of seventh round in the 46th National Women Chess Championship being played at Chettinad Public School of Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu. Bhakti beat higher ranked WGM Soumya Swaminathan in the seventh round to remain unbeaten. Earlier, she defeated WIM Divya Deshmukh …

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Sexual assault charges against Ronaldo in US dropped

Los Angeles: Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago after US prosecutors said Monday they did not have enough evidence to proceed. A district attorney in the state of Nevada said it would not prosecute the Portuguese soccer player because it “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” …

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Sports will never be an obstacle to studies: Archana Kamath

Goa Challengers begins its maiden campaign in Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) tournament against Mavericks Kolkata on July 27. Sports Editor AUGUSTO RODRIGUES speaks to India’s No 1 ranked player Archana Kamath, member of the Goa Challengers team, to discover how she excels in sports and academics and her aspirations. Q: Rarely does one come across a sportsperson who is a …

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Dempo SC, Goan FC to start season on Aug 1

Panaji: The Goa 2019-20 season is set to kick start from August 1 with Dempo Sports Club and Goan FC playing the Charity match in Duler stadium at 4 pm, the teams were informed during the Managers meeting of Goa Professional League (GPL) clubs at GFA office in Panaji on Tuesday. Churchill Brothers SC will play the first match of …

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Clubs to seek time – frame assurance from GFA, to bring life to league

PANAJI: The issue of awarding three points to teams because their opponents have disbanded before the League is over and a fixed time frame for the Goa Professional League (GPL) to finish are the two main points to be brought up by managers during the Goa Professional League (GPL) team managers meeting at Goa Football Association (GFA headquarters on Wednesday. …

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Goa to host from Nov 1 to 16 ; CM says no to Rs 6 crore fee

Panaji: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has intimated to the Government of Goa that the 36th National Games can be held from November 1 to 16 with a rider that Rs six crore be paid first as ‘hosting rights fee’. The Goa Government thinks otherwise. Responding to query raised by the leader of opposition Digambar Kamat on penalty imposed by …

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I-League clubs send missive to FIFA president

Panaji: Six I-League clubs on Monday sent a letter to FIFA president Gianni Infantino seeking his help in their fight for survival of football in India. The letter has been endorsed by Churchill Brothers from Goa, Mohun Bagan , East Bengal, Minerva Punjab, Gokulam FC  and Aizawl FC and signed by Minerva Punjab FC owner Rahul Bajaj. The letter to …

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