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Holiday Club Arpora in quarters

MAPUSA: Holiday Club Arpora registered a narrow 5-4 win via the tie-breaker over Calangute Association Sports Club, to move into the quarter-finals of Vagator Parish Youth Soccer 2010, played at Vagator grounds, on Monday.

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Why world’s swiftest sprinters are of African origin

WASHINGTON: Scientists may have uncovered why the world’s fastest sprinters are usually of West African origin. The centre of gravity tends to be located higher on the body of blacks than whites, according to new research.

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Spain’s win a bright spot of a charming Cup

JOHANNESBURG: So many World Cup finals are dark affairs, with one shadow or another looming over them. This final had no taunting or head-butting like the last one; no team played with an undetected Hand of God in its very recent past.

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Campeones arrive home for fiesta

MADRID: Spain’s World Cup-winning team arrived home from South Africa for a huge celebration Monday, including meetings with the Spanish king and Prime Minister and an open air bus ride through the city’s historic centre.

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Spain World Soccer Champs

JOHANNESBURG: Spain won the World Cup for the first time on Sunday, Andres Iniesta netting in extra-time to see off Holland 1-0 in Johannesburg and hand the Dutch their third final loss.

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Webber leads Hamilton home

SILVERSTONE: Mark Webber won the British Grand Prix on Sunday as Lewis Hamilton gave the Silverstone crowd reason to cheer with a battling second place.

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Talasha bags ‘Fastest Female Swimmer’ title

PANAJI: Dempo Goodwill Brand Ambassador Talasha Satish Prabhu stamped her mark of supremacy by clinching the title of ‘Fastest Female Swimmer’ of the 37th Junior National Aquatic Meet in Bangalore, by breaking the national record with India best time of 59.50 seconds to win the coveted gold in 100m freestyle.

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Milagres pip Nerul

MAPUSA: Milagres Sports Club scored a hard fought 2-1 win over Nerul Sports Club to advance into the next round of the Vagator Parish Youth Soccer 2010, played at Vagator grounds, here on Saturday.

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