GOA: ADV MADHAV RAO STATE TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 – SHANTESH, WESLEY, TANIYA WIN DOUBLE CROWNS
Shantesh Mapsekar, India’s number 2 ranked player registered a commanding 3-0 straight sets win over Nagesh Verenkar, India’s No 3 cadet ranked player, in the Sub Junior Boys singles finals at the Adv Madhav Rao State Table Tennis Championships 2017 organised by Goa Table Tennis Association in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa, at Indoor stadium, Campal.
The cadets Boys title was also won by Shantesh with a 3-0 win over Aarav Aiyar. Wesley Do Rosario came back from 2 sets down to record a scintillating 4-2 win over Dheeraj Rai to win the Men’s title while Mallika Gogoi…READ more..
GOA: STATE MASTERS BADMINTON – KISHOR / MAHESH, PANKAJ, WILFRED EMERGE WINNERS
Panaji (Goa): Crowd favourites Mahesh Pauskar and Kishor Raghubans carried their good form into the finals to win the Men’s 45+ doubles title on their home turf, upsetting top seeds Vaman Fallary and Ayoob C.K in straight sets. The finals of the State Masters Badminton championships 2017 organised by Morning Badminton Club in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and the Sports Authority of Goa were played at Indoor Stadium, Campal, Panaji on Sunday, November 19.
Former State champion Pankaj Naik came from behind to register a hard-fought win over Seby Ferrao, who had earlier knocked out another former champion Sandip Kanji…READ more..
GOA: WOMEN’S FOOTBALL LEAGUE DRAW CEREMONY HELD.
Panaji (Goa): Vedanta Limited in association with Goa Football Association (GFA) on 13th November 2017, organized the Draw ceremony for ‘Vedanta Women’s Football League’ at Caritas Hotel, St.Inez.The draw ceremony was held through a draw of lots where one bowl had the sequence and another had team names. Arjuna awardee and Ex-India captain Mr Brahmanand Sankhwalkar and Mr Eduard Battle Basart- Technical Director Sesa Football Academy picked up the chits and revealed the names of the competing teams. The Team captains were also excited to launch the new Team Jerseys on this occasion.
The Vedanta Women’s…READ more..
STATE VETERANS BADMINTON FROM NOVEMBER 17
Morning Badminton Club in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and the Sports Authority of Goa will be organizing the State Veterans Badminton championship 2017 (Double Points), at Indoor stadium,Campal, Panaji, from November 17 to 19 from 6pm onwards.
The championship will be held in the categories of Men’s 35+ and 45+ Singles and Doubles and Men’s 55+ Doubles. In Non Ranking category, there will be Men’s Doubles which will exclude State Ranked players.
Participants must submit their entry by sms to 7745090470 or email: firstname.lastname@example.orgREAD more..
SHIV SENA VICE PRESIDENT AND SPOKESPERSON CONGRATULATE SANTOSH HARIJAN
Goa: Shiv Sena Vice President & Spokesperson Jitesh Kamat and Rakhi Naik congratulated Silver Medal Winner Santosh Harijan by presenting him a bouquet. Mr Harijan was a runner-up and won a silver medal at Elite National Boxing Championship at Vishakapatnam. The 29-year-old Goan boxing star gave a very good fight to his famed opponent, a fellow International Madan Lal, who edged the bout 3-2. Santosh lives at Dangui Colony, Mapusa and will soon represent India for International Boxing.
Kamat has expressed disappointment from Goa Government for not providing financial support & proper facilities to such a talented sportsman and…
GOA: STATE SUB JUNIOR BADMINTON – TRIPLE FOR RUDRA; ARJUN, LYDIA, ARSHIA BAG DOUBLE CROWNS
Rudra Dukle won a triple crown while Arjun Fallary, Lydia Barreto and Arshia Gautam won double crowns each, at the State Sub Junior Badminton Championship 2017 organised by Shuttlers Club in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and the Sports Authority of Goa, at Indoor stadium, Campal, Panaji.
The Under 15 Boys singles finals was expected to be a close fight but Arjun Fallary was in sparkling form to turn things around. In the first set, Arjun who had lost to Shourya Joshi in a previous tournament in Mapusa was down 18-20 to the same opponent in the first set but…READ more..
GOA: FC GOA REGISTER 3-0 WIN OVER DEPORTIVE MINERA
La Manga (Spain): FC Goa registered their first win of the pre-season tour with a clinical 3-0 victory over Spanish Tercera Division side Deportiva Minera. Ferran Corominas put the Gaurs ahead with a tap in just before half time while Manuel Arana and Adrian Colunga added two more goals in the second period. This was Adrian’s second goal in three games in Spain.
Both teams began the game cautiously, playing the ball out of defense and attempting to hold on to the ball. As a result, there were not too many chances created. The Gaurs were looking for their first…READ more..
GOA: ANURA TAKES SILVER AND BRONZE AT ALL INDIA SENIOR RANKING BADMINTON TOURNAMENT
Anura Prabhu Desai of Goa clinched Bronze in senior women’s singles and a Silver in Senior Women’s Doubles at the All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2017 at Bangalore.
In women’s singles, Anura reached semi-finals by defeating Shruti Mundada 21-16 21-17. In the semis, she lost against G. Vrushali 21-11, 21-12 and settled for Bronze. In women’s doubles, Anura along with her partner Haritha MH defeated Mahima Aggarwal and Sanjana Santosh 21-17 8-21 21-19 to reach the semi-finals. In the semis, they won over the 1st seeded pair of Agna Anto and Sneha Santhilal 14-21 23-21 25-23. Anura could not…READ more..
GOA: ALL INDIA BADMINTON RANKING AT GOA – PRANAV RAO & TASNIM WIN, GOA’S TANISHA BAGS SILVER
Pranav Rao Gandham and Tasnim Mir emerged Under 15 Boys and Girls singles winners, at the Sub Junior All India Badminton Ranking Championship organised by Goa Badminton Association in collaboration with Margao Shuttlers Club and the Sports Authority of Goa, at Multipurpose Hall, Fatorda, Margao.
Goa’s Tanisha Crasto played well to reach the Under 15 Girls singles finals, but had no energy left in her legs as she succumbed to a 14-21, 14-21 defeat to Gujarat’s Tasnim Mir. This was her second consecutive Silver medal in the singles category and third overall at All India level.
The championship evoked a good…READ more..
GOA’S TANISHA IN ALL INDIA BADMINTON SEMIS
Goa’s Tanisha Crasto cruised into the Under 15 Girls singles semi-finals at the All India Badminton Ranking Championship being held at Multipurpose Hall, Fatorda, Margao.
Tanisha who won a singles silver medal at the recently concluded Jaipur All India Ranking, carried her good form into the tournament to assure the host state of a guaranteed medal. She registered a comfortable 21-15, 21-13 win over Maharashtra’s 16th seeded Prerana Alvekar. Tanisha along with her partner Lydia Barreto fought hard in their Girls Under 15 doubles quarters match before bowing out to a 17-21, 20-22 loss to Telengana’s 3rd seeded pairing of…READ more..