RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil’s new coach Mano Menezes said Monday he intended to build a side capable of achieving his nation’s football “dreams,” as he was officially presented in his new job.Read More »
MADRID: An emotional Raul said his last farewell to the Real Madrid supporters on Monday ahead of his proposed move to German first division side Schalke.Read More »
GLASGOW: Scottish club Celtic signed Mexico defender Efrain Juarez from UNAM Pumas for an undisclosed fee on Monday. Juarez agreed a four-year contract with the Hoops after impressing manager Neil Lennon during the World Cup.Read More »
ROME: Star teenage Italian forward Mario Balotelli’s agent on Monday denied that his client has signed a deal with Manchester City.
Earlier reports in the Italian press claimed the 19-year-old Inter Milan striker had already agreed a contract with the English Premier League side and that all that was missing was an agreement between the two clubs.
PANAJI: Goa’ Santosh Harijan claimed a bronze medal at the recently–concluded 57th senior national boxing championships held in Delhi.
Santosh lost his semi-final bout to a nail-biting finish to Sanjay Singh (RSPB) 1-2 who later on went on to win the championships.
PANAJI: The Goa Football Association (GFA) will be conducting the first physical fitness test for those referees who could not attend the last test. The same will be held on August 1 at the SAG Campal track. Referees should report at 6.30 am. This would be the last chance for the referees to be included in the active list for the year 2010-11.Read More »
VASCO: Nivedam Boys of New-Vaddem entered the second round by beating 7788 Bogmalo Boys 3-1 via tie-breaker in the inaugural match of 7-a-side football tournament, organised by Active Boys of New-Vaddem at Neogi grounds, New-Vaddem on Sunday. Nivedam Boys led the match 1-0 at the breather.Read More »
COLOMBO: Captain Kumar Sangakkara and Tharanga Paranavitana struck their second successive centuries as Sri Lanka took firm control of the second cricket Test against India by laying the foundation for a massive first innings total here on Monday.Read More »
COLOMBO: Suresh Raina, who has been handed his Test debut after Yuvraj Singh was ruled out due to a bout of flu, insisted that Indian bowlers did their job well despite the thrashing they received at the hands of Lankan batsmen and blamed their opening-day flopshow in the second cricket Test on the dead track here.Read More »