GOA: G.O.A ASKED TO GRANT RECOGNITION TO GBA HEADED BY FR RALIN DE SOUZA
PANAJI (GOA): At the Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of the Goa Olympic Association held on July 22, when the issue of permanent recognition to the Goa Basketball Association (GBA) came up, the (Goa Olympic Association) G.O.A secretary general Gurudatta Bhakta was questioned as to how the G.O.A continues to grant recognition to the GBA faction headed by Milind Shankhwalkar, when the IOA has granted recognition to the other group headed by Fr Ralin De Souza.
Bhakta was also asked about the procedures that were followed for granting recognitions to sports associations and how such procedures kept changing from…
GOA: PONDA BADMINTON CLUB’S STATE BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP FROM AUGUST 3rd
PONDA (GOA): Ponda Badminton Club in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and the DSYA will be organizing the State Badminton Championship at Ponda Sports Complex, Ponda, from August 3 to 6, in the following categories: Men’s / Women’s singles and doubles and mixed doubles, veterans 45 + and 55+ doubles.
Participants must submit their entries latest by August 1 by sms to 7745090470 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or online submission at http://tinyurl.com/gbaentry
Draws, schedules and updates will be available at: https://www.facebook.com/goabadminton
GOA: MONSOON DRIVE ORGANISED FOR ECOSPORT OWNERS
PANAJI (GOA): Caculo Ford and Ford India Pvt. Ltd. organised the EcoSport Monsoon Drive for EcoSport owners on July 23, Sunday, from Verna to Nandanvan Codar.
The drive was flagged off by Nikhil Desai, director of transport and. Suraj M Caculo, joint managing director of Caculo group.
The drive was a full day event including activities like treasure hunt, adventure sport and tour to exotic spice garden.
Ferdinando Mascarenhas emerged winner of the drive while Akshay Naik and Sandeep Ojha were 1st and 2nd runner up respectively.
The rally was also attended by Binyl Koshy, RSM (West) Ford India…READ more..
MAJOR RANKING BADMINTON; –PARTEEK, ANAR WIN
VASCO (GOA): Parteek Mahajan and Anar Singbal emerged Men’s and Women’s singles champions respectively, at the 6th All Goa Major Ranking Badminton Tournament organised by Mormugao Badminton Club in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association,at Deepvihar school, Headland Sada, Mormugao.
In Men’s doubles, Floyd Araujo and Pankaj Naik upset top seeds Tejan Fallary and Parteek Mahajan to clinch the title. Tejan Fallary and Emilia Silveira won the Mixed doubles to make it 2 in a row this season. Sandip Kanji and Kapil Kanji triumphed in the Men’s 40+ category while the Men’s 50+ title was won by Vaman Fallary and…READ more..
GOA: MAJOR RANKING BADMINTON AT MORMUGAO FROM JULY 21
VASCO (GOA): Mormugao Badminton Club’s Major Ranking Badminton Tournament in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association will begin on July 21 at Deepvihar school, Headland Sada, Mormugao.
Players must report as per following timings: On July 21 – Under 17 Boys and Girls (3.45pm, Mormugao Taluka Players only); Men’s Singles Qualifying (5.30pm), Men’s Doubles Qualifying (6.30pm); Men’s Singles Main Draw (7.30pm), Men’s Doubles Main Draw (8.30pm).
On July 22: Women’s Singles (5pm), Women’s Doubles (5.40pm), Mixed Doubles (6.20 pm).
On July 23 (9.30am): Veterans 40+ and 50+ Doubles.
Championship Draws will be available at www.tinyurl.com/gbadraws and updates at www.facebook.com/goabadminton
GOA: GOA’S FIRST GM ANURAG MHAMAL FELICITATED
PANAJI (Goa): The Tiswadi Taluka Chess Association felicitated Goa’s 1st Chess Grand Master Anurag Mhamal at the Institute of Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji on Wednesday, July 19.
The felicitation ceremony was attended by a large number of Chess enthusiasts who congratulated and wished Anurag for his achievement.
Shrinivas Dempo, Dilip Salgaocar and Kishor Bandekar were also honoured for their role in promoting Chess in Goa at the function.
A short presentation, ‘Anurag – A Road to Grandmaster’, was also screened during the function.READ more..
GOA: DOUBLE CROWN FOR PARVATIBAI CHOWGULE COLLEGE IN INTER-COLLEGIATE TT
PANAJI (Goa): The Men’s and the women’s team of Parvatibai Chowgule College won Inter-Collegiate Table Tennis Championship, organised by Goa University from July 17 to 19.
Nikhil Jadhav, Yash Naik, Anang Mahato, Valdoo Fernandes and David Fernandes represented the men’s team while Eleanor Do Rosario, Aishvaria Joshi, Laxmi Shetye, Sarah Saussa Menezes, Sheba Raichel represented the women’s team.
Meanwhile, Don Bosco College of Engineering secured second place in the men’s category, and St. Xavier’s College secured second place in the women’s category.READ more..
A RAY OF HOPE FOR BASKETBALL LOVERS IN INDIA AND GOA
PANAJI (GOA): Things are finally falling in place for basketball lovers in India as well in Goa as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has issued an official letter granting affiliation to the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) with K. Govindraj as president and Chander Mukhi Sharma as secretary general in accordance with the directives of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and honouring rule 29 of the Olympic Charter.
The Goa Basketball Association (GBA) has already initiated the process of its affiliation to Goa Olympic Association (GOA), said the letter issued by the GBA to all the registered clubs/institutions in…
DHARWATKAR MEMORIAL TABLE TENNIS; KEWAL, JANVI, NATHAN, SIMRAN IN FINALS
PANAJI (GOA): Kewal Tamhankar will meet Pranav Naik in the Youth (U-21) Boys’ singles final while Janvi Naik Dalal will battle it out with Najida Shiekh for the Under-14 Girls’ title at the 7th Late Ramacanta Dharwatkar Memorial Table Tennis Tournament organised by Panjim Table Tennis Club in collaboration with SAG, at Indoor stadium, Campal.
The Under-14 Boys’ singles final will be contested between Nathan Barua and Aaron Colaco. In Under-12 Girls’, Simran Kubal will meet Shivani Dhamapurkar while Upendra Talawdekar will face Advait Mudras in Under-12 Boys’ final.
In Under-10 Girls’, Leoma Fernandes reached finals where she…
JAYCEEFONIA GAMES 2017 TO BE HOSTED AT CHICALIM
VASCO (GOA): JCI VERNA TATTVA will be hosting the JAYCEEFONIA Games 2017, at Chicalim Sports Complex on July 16, Sunday. JCI members from Goa and parts of Maharashtra will be participating in this event.
The Games that shall be conducted are: Badminton for men and women (singles), Table Tennis for men and women (singles), Football, Kabbadi, Tug of War, Chess for men and women, Carrom for men and women, Lemon on spoon race for women, Sac race and Shot Put throw.
More than 500 Jaycees are expected to participate from both states.
JC Suraj Naik has been appointed as the chairman…READ more..