ANURA WINS SILVER IN BADMINTON TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP AT SENIOR NATIONALS
PANAJI Goa’s Anura Prabhu Desai won Silver in Mixed Team championship event at 74th Inter State Inter-Zonal Badminton Team championships 2018-19 held during the Senior Nationals Badminton in Guwahati, Assam. Anura represented Railways in the Team championship event. Though Anura lost her singles match to Aakarshi Kashyap 12-21, 14-21, she came back strongly to win women’s doubles along with her partner…READ more..
UNIQUE CHESS ACADEMY TO ORGANISE TWO MEGA CHESS EVENTS AT QUEPEM IN APRIL
MARGAO Unique Chess Academy & QuepemTaluka Chess Association will be organizing two All India level Chess tournaments in April 2019, under the chairmanship of Power Minister & President of Goa Chess Association Nilesh Cabral. From 16th to 20th April “3rd Unique All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament” with a cash prize fund of Rs.4,10,000/- plus trophies worth Rs.75,000/- and from…READ more..
BASKETBALL INTER SCHOOL LEAGUE: Fr. AGNEL’S BOYS WIN IN SOUTH
PANAJI The first round of Basketball league games began with the clash of Fr. Agnel, Verna against Vidya Vikas, Margao, with the former making their strong presence felt winning comfortably 41-11. Fr. Agnels kept a constant scoring streak to build up an overpowering lead to earn their victory. The upcoming Vidya Vikas School did well to hold Fr Agnel’s but it…READ more..
DON BOSCO PANJIM TAKES EARLY LEAD
PANAJI Don Bosco Panjim, scored convincing wins in their first two league games against Auxilium Convent High School, and Sunshine Worldwide School. In the match against Auxilium, Jaden Vaz (26pts) and Daniel Godinho (24pts) kept the pressure and speed for Don Bosco Panjim. Amin Madni (4pts) and Sunny Varma (5pts) played well for Auxilium. Don…READ more..
GOA SCHOOL BASKETBALL LEAGUE
PANAJI The Goa Basketball Association will be organising the first All Goa School Basketball League under the aegis of the Basketball Federation of India. 14 Boys Teams and 8 Girls Teams will participate in the league that will have each school playing each other and the top two teams of each pool play each other in…READ more..
INDIAN MASTERS (VETERAN) NATIONALS BADMINTON– SANDHYA, ASHUTOSH, LEENA WIN TITLES
MAPUSA Sandhya Melashami, former Goa State champion, bagged two Silvers, while Pednekar siblings Ashutosh and Leena Pednekar tasted podium glory, at the 43rd Indian Masters (Veteran) National Badminton Championships 2018-19, which concluded at multipurpose Stadium, Peddem, Mapusa, Goa on Sunday. In Women 35+ Singles finals, Sandhya gave a few tense moments to Parul Rawat before losing 21-23, 9-21 to lift…READ more..
INDIAN MASTERS (VETERAN) NATIONALS BADMINTON- GOA’S SATISH KUDCHADKAR, SANDIP, MARINA, VAMANAN, SURESH IN QUARTERS
MAPUSA Goan players have put up a good performance at the 43rd Indian Masters (Veteran) National Badminton Championships 2018-19, being played at multipurpose Stadium, Peddem, Mapusa, Goa. Goa’s hopes will be pinned on Dr Satish Kudchadkar who entered the Men’s 70+ singles quarterfinals with a scintillating 21-15,12-21, 21-19 win over Arvind Kumar. Sandip Kanji (Goa) will also be a strong…READ more..
DOUBLE WIN FOR ASSAILANTS AT 3-A-SIDE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
MARGAO The Assailants Basketball Club, Panaji, clinched the 3×3 Basketball Championship in both, men’s category as well as the under-15 boys’ category. In the men’s category, Mangesh Pawar, Mandeep Dhadwal, Satpal, Munendra Kumar, Sidney Missier and Brian Colaco played outstanding for Assailants while Ian D’Souza, Saahil Desai, Siddhant Gosavi and Mayur played excellent for Sharada Assailants. It was a gruelling full-day tournament for…READ more..
INDIAN MASTERS (VETERAN) NATIONALS BADMINTON TO BE INAUGURATED ON JANUARY 30 AT PEDDEM
PANAJI Goa is host to the 43rd Yonex Sunrise All India Masters (Veteran) National Badminton championships 2018-19. The championship has been organised by Goa Badminton Association (GBA) under the aegis of Badminton Association of India (BAI) and in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG). The Qualifying matches of the championship have commenced on January 28, 2019 and…READ more..
IOA SECRETARY-GENERAL TO ARRIVE TODAY
PANAJI Rajeev Mehta, Secretary General of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), will arrive today in Goa along with Mukesh Kumar (GTCC) for a meeting with Government and other officials to discuss matters regarding Goa’s stance and preparedness to host the National Games in March – April 2019. During the visit, the IOA officials will meet Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Sports Minister Manohar…READ more..