By Rahul Ulhas Dessai
It has been said, “The Heroes are a blood apart. They defy the given, they lay down the path for others to follow.” Our motherland, India, has had so many heroes who gave their all to free her from the clutches of foreign rule.
By Rahul Ulhas Dessai
Dempo CC captain Sagun Kamat receives his man-of-the-match cheque from the PWD Minister, Mr Sudin Dhavalikar.
PANAJI: Dempo Cricket Club inscribed their name for the first time on the glittering Goa Premier League trophy with a comprehensive six-wicket win over Sarvodaya Royals in the finals of the 4th edition of GCA’s Twenty20 cricket tournament played at Academy grounds in Porvorim on Sunday.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar poses with the silver medal on the podium of the Men’s 66kg Freestyle on Sunday in London.
LONDON: Wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday created history by becoming the first Indian to win back-to-back Olympic medals but the coveted gold medal eluded him as he lost the men’s freestyle 66 kg category final to his Japanese opponent rather tamely at the ExCel Arena here.
Boxer M C Mary Kom standing in the ring after the semi-final match of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena in London on Wednesday.
LONDON: India’s star boxer M C Mary Kom’s quest for a historic Olympic gold medal in women’s boxing came to a heart-breaking end when she lost to Great Britain’s Nicola Adams in a high-voltage semi-final at the ExCel Arena here on Wednesday.
Spanish players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Euro 2012 football championships final against Italy at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Sunday.
KIEV: Spain cemented their status as soccer’s global superpower in vintage style by thrashing an overwhelmed Italy 4-0 to retain their European championship title on Sunday .
Dempo Sports Club team members jubilate after winning a recored fifth I-League title at Nehru stadium, Fatorda on Friday. They are seen along with Dempo Group Chairman, Mr Shrinivas V Dempo, coach Armando Colaco, assistant coach, Mauricio Afonso, Camilo Gonsalves, Mathew D’Costa, team manager Custodio Almeida and other support staff. Mr Carlos Almeida, Vasco MLA is also seen.
MARGAO: Dempo Sports Club wrote their name in golden letters in the history of Indian football as they annexed the I-league football title for the fifth time after drawing goalless against the mighty East Bengal in the 23rd round played at Nehru stadium Fatorda, here Friday evening.
Dempo SC’s Nigerian striker Ranti Martins involved in a dangerous tackle with a Pune FC player during their 19th round of the I-League at Nehru stadium, Fatorda, Sunday. (Ganadeep Sheldekar)
MARGAO: Hard-working Pune FC handed a shocking 1-0 defeat to leaders Dempo Sports Club in their 19th round of the I-League, played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda here on Sunday, and collected full points to move to the 6th spot on the points table.
A devotee carries an idol of Lord Ganesh for immersion at Miramar beach on Friday.
PANAJI: Thousands of Hindu families in the state on Friday bid adieu to the idols of Lord Ganesh by immersing them in rivers, wells, rivulets, ponds etc thereby ending one and half day Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in Goa.
Goa Carbon Ltd brand ambassador, Bhakti Kulkarni seen with the winner’s trophy after her triumph at the Asian junior chess championship in Colombo on Wednesday.
PANAJI: Goa Carbon brand ambassador and Goa’s first woman grandmaster, Bhakti Kulkarni (8 points) outwitted Sri Lankan Dissanayake in a flurry of attacking chess to annex the Asian junior girls crown at Bentota Beach Resort, Colombo on Wednesday.