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Rohit inches closer to Kohli’s top spot

London: India captain Virat Kohli retained the top position among batsmen after scoring five half-centuries in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup but opener Rohit Sharma bridged the gap in the latest update to the ODI Player Rankings after a stupendous run in the league stage of the 10-team tournament. Kohli’s 442 runs at an average of 63.14 saw him …

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BCCI questions ICC’s efforts to curb sloganeering

Manchester: With International Cricket Council (ICC) event head Chris Tetley asking the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to take up the matter with the Indian High Commission in the UK following the banner fiasco in Headingley during the World Cup group game between India and Sri Lanka on Saturday, the cricket board has informed the ICC that …

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Ambelim fight hard to book semis spot

Raia: Ambelim SC entered the semifinals of 48th Custodio Memorial football tournament defeating Raia Sporting 6-5 via the tie breaker played at panchayat grounds, Raia on Sunday. Though both the teams had a few chances in the opening minutes of the game, it was the host team—Raia Sporting that went into lead following a defensive lapse. Raia’s Lloyd Cardozo who …

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GOA BRIEFS

Parish Youth clinch tight win to enter final BENAULIM: St Anthony’s SC, Colva entered the final of 34th Strikers Trophy football tournament defeating Parish Youth, Nuvem 5-4 via the tie breaker played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Sunday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Parish Youth, Nuvem levelled the score through Francisco Colaso …

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Tennis’ ‘Big Three’ shift into top gear as Wimbledon enters second week

London: The ‘Big Three’ of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic head into the second week of Wimbledon carrying the flag for the men’s game after a number of young upstarts failed to live up to their potential on the grandest stage. The trio, with 14 Wimbledon titles between them, have been in blistering form while players such as …

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Leoma, Trisha, Aaron, Khushal others in final

NT NETWORK Panaji In the 36th Salgaocar All Goa Major Ranking Table Tennis Tournament organised by Cortalim Gymkhana along with Goa Table Tennis Association, at Salgaocar Hall, Vasco, Leoma Fernandes has set up a clash with Trisha verlekar in Cadet Girls final. Aaron Farias on the other will meet Khushal Naik in the Cadets Boys category. Nagesh Verenker has set …

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Sweden deny England third place finish

AFP Nice Sweden ended their women’s World Cup campaign on a high by beating England 2-1 in Saturday’s third-place play-off in Nice, as Sofia Jakobsson’s first-half strike proved to be the winner. England were looking to claim the bronze medals for the second successive World Cup, but it was Peter Gerhardsson’s side who finished third for the third time. Kosovare …

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Parish Youth edge Betalbatim to enter semis

NT NETWORK Raia Parish Youth, Nuvem entered the semifinals of 48th Custodio Memorial football tournament defeating Betalbatim Sporting 4-3 via the tie breaker played at panchayat grounds, Raia on Saturday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time, despite having some glorious chances to score in both the sessions of play. Both teams resorted to some defensive play …

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LOCAL SPORT SCAN

All Goa Major Ranking TT Tourney from Jul 15 PANAJI: Chandor Club along with Goa Table Tennis Association will organise the 4th Naguesh and Sushila Verenker Memorial All Goa Major Ranking Table Tennis Tournament from July 15 to 20 at Chandor Club Multipurpose Hall, Chandor. Matches will be held from 4.00 pm onwards. Entries to be submitted to Vishnu Kolwalkar …

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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Three schools advance in Subroto Mukherjee Cup FATORDA: Auxiluim High School, Benaulim, Assumpta Convent High School, Sarzora and Our Lady of Succour High School, Nagoa-Verna moved into the next round after winning their respective matches in the Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for boys U-14 played at articial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Friday. Auxiluim High School, Benaulim defeated Government Multipurpose High …

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