PANAJI: Betalbatim Sports Club entered the finals of late 16th Muriel Faleiro football tournament beating Wilfred Leisure, Curtorim 4-1 via tie-breaker after they tied 2-2 in the full time. After a barren first half, Betalbatim’s Desmond Fernandes scored the first goal of the match and soon Dickson Rogtao joined the party making it 2-0 in Betalbatim’s favour.Read More »
PANAJI: Hosts Ponda Footballer’s defeated Rebello Pandal Curtorim 5-4 via tie-breaker to reach the finals of the 21st All-Goa St Anne’s Festival Soccer being played at Curti grounds, Ponda. Siddi scored in the 7th minute to take the lead for Ponda Footballer’s however Curtorim’s Rolland levelled the score through a header in the dying minutes of the first half.Read More »
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 »