GOA: DOUBLE CROWN FOR PARVATIBAI CHOWGULE COLLEGE IN INTER-COLLEGIATE TT

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  • July 20, 2017

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.

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A RAY OF HOPE FOR BASKETBALL LOVERS IN INDIA AND GOA

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  • July 17, 2017

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…

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DHARWATKAR MEMORIAL TABLE TENNIS; KEWAL, JANVI, NATHAN, SIMRAN IN FINALS

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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…

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JAYCEEFONIA GAMES 2017 TO BE HOSTED AT CHICALIM

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  • July 12, 2017

AMEY JOSHI

 

VASCO (GOA): JCI VERNA TATTVA will be hosting the JAYCEEFONIA Games 2017, at Chicalim Sports Complex on July 16Sunday. 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…

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DHARWATKAR MEMORIAL TT FROM JULY 14

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  • July 10, 2017

PANAJI: The 7th ‘Late Ramacanta V. P Dharwatkar Memorial’ All Goa Table Tennis Tournament in non ranking category, organised by Panjim Table Tennis Club in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa, will be held at Indoor Stadium, Campal-Panaji from July 14 onwards. The tournament will be in Singles events in the age groups of Under 10 / 12 and U-14 Boys and Girls and Under 21 Boys. Participating players should submit their entries by July 13 to Selvyn Godinho (9561645669), Joel Andrade (7875796997), online entry at www.tinyurl.com/pttcentryor email (pttcgoa@gmail.com). The tournament is for upcoming players and top 4…

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MAJOR RANKING BADMINTON TOURNEY FROM JULY 21

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  • July 8, 2017

VASCO (GOA): Mormugao Badminton Club under the aegis of Goa Badminton Association will be organising its 6th All Goa Major Ranking Badminton Tournament at Deepvihar High School, Headland Sada from July 21 onwards under following categories: Men’s / Women’s singles and doubles and Mixed Doubles and Veterans 40 + and 50+ Doubles. Participants must submit their entries latest by July 18 by sms to 7745090470 or email: gbagoaonline@gmail.com or online submission at http://tinyurl.com/gbaentry.

Draws, schedules and updates will be available at: https://www.facebook.com/goabadminton

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SANQUELIM STATE JUNIOR BADMINTON;  AASHRUN, ANAR, SUSHIL, TANISHA EMERGE CHAMPS

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  • July 4, 2017

SANQUELIM (GOA): Aashrun Gautam and Anar Singbal emerged Under 19 Boys and Girls singles winners while the Under 17 Boys and Girls singles titles were won by Sushil Nayak and Tanisha Crasto, at the State Junior Badminton championship 2017, played at Sanquelim Sports Complex.

The championship was organised by Sanquelim Shuttlers in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association, DSYA and Sports Authority of Goa. Following players emerged winners in doubles events: Arjun Fallary / Curt Coutinho (U-17 Boys), Lydia Barrto / Tanisha Crasto (U-17 Girls), Aashrun Gautam / Dhruv Angle (U-19 Boys), Anar Singbal / Yasmin Sayed (U-19 Girls) and Dhruv Angle…

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MAJOR RANKING BADMINTON; TRIPLE CROWN FOR RUDRA, TANISHA WINS DOUBLE

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  • June 27, 2017

MAPUSA (GOA): Rudra Dukle and Tanisha Crasto won triple and double crowns respectively while Shourya Joshi emerged boys under 15 singles winner, at the All Goa Sub Junior Major Ranking Badminton Tournament organised by Mapusa Shuttlers in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and DSYA at Peddem Sports Complex, Mapusa.

Tanisha and Shourya, who have both come down from Dubai to participate in this year’s Goa Badminton season, demonstrated good footwork, speed and skills to emerge deserving winners.  Rudra Dukle, the rising shuttler from Margao, won the under 13 boys singles title and the U-13 and U-15 doubles, teaming up with Yash…

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JUNIOR MAJOR RANKING BADMINTON AT SANQUELIM

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  • June 23, 2017

SANQUELIM (GOA): Sanquelim Shuttlers in collaboration with Goa Badminton Association and the DSYA will be organising an All Goa Junior Major Ranking Badminton Tournament, at Badminton Courts, Sanquelim Sports Complex, Sanquelim, from July 1, 10 am onwards. The championship will be held for boys and girls in singles and doubles categories, in the age groups of U-17 and U-19, while the mixed doubles category will be conducted in U-19 age group.

Participants must submit their entry by sms to 7745090470 or email: gbagoaonline@gmail.com  latest by June…

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SHUTTLE TIME BADMINTON WORKSHOP CONCLUDES

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  • June 19, 2017

BAMBOLIM (GOA): The Goa Badminton Association in collaboration with Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs and the Sports Authority of Goa conducted a “Shuttle Time Introduction Workshop” on June 17 and 18. The Badminton training workshop, hosted by Evening Badminton Group, was held at Media Centre, Athletics stadium, Bambolim with training sessions held at Indoor stadium, Campal.

A total of 26 physical education teachers and preliminary coaches were introduced to the Shuttle Time resources and were taught how to use these new concepts effectively to train their school pupils. There were several fun and interesting concepts introduced like balloon tap relay,…

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