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FC Goa held by ARA FC

Bambolim: FC Goa played out a 2-2 draw against ARA FC in the 2nd Division League match, at Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, on Tuesday. FC Goa scored through Kapil Hoble and Nestor Das while ARA FC found the mark through Dieye Hamidou and Parminder Singh. The Gaurs began the game on a positive note with Nestor Dias and Flan Gomes …

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GOA BRIEFS

Bidesh XI beat Goan Warriors 2-0 DULER: Bidesh XI Sports Club defeated Goan Warriors FC 2-0 in the GFA Second Division League at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Tuesday. Saish Kavlekar scored both the goals for the winners scoring each in either half. Rosarian XI edge SAI Training TALEIGAO: Rosarian XI Sports Club scored a 2-1 win over SAI Training Centre …

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Kohli 1st Indian with 50M Instagram followers

New Delhi: Virat Kohli has become the first person from India to have 50 million followers on Instagram.  The captain of the Indian men’s cricket team is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the current generation. He has so far 930 posts on the picture-sharing website and is following 480 people.  The 31-year-old is also India’s most valuable …

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East Bengal get back to winning ways

Mumbai: East Bengal defeated Indian Arrows 3-1 in their I-League game at the iconic Cooperage stadium here on Monday as the Bengal-based outfit took revenge of their earlier loss. While Jaime Colado (5th minute), Asheer Akhtar (62nd minute) and Lalrindika Ralte (67th minute) scored for East Bengal, Vikram Pratap Singh (54th minute) pulled one back for Arrows, the developmental side …

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Velsao SCC edge Sesa FA

Navelim: Bersal Viegas’ strike in the 34th minute made the difference as it helped Velsao Sports & Cultural Club edge out Sesa Football Academy by a solitary goal and extend their unbeaten run to four games in the GFA’s Goa Professional League, at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Monday. With the win Velsao SCC moved to 15 points from 17 matches, …

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Record-setting buffalo racer turns down sprint trial

New Delhi: Srinivas Gowda, a buffalo racer in Karnataka has refused to take part in a track and field trial after his record-setting performance in a traditional footrace drew comparisons with Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt. Gowda and his buffaloes ran 142.5 metres in 13.62 seconds, setting a record in the annual race known as Kambala in Karnataka. With a …

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Mandopa SC, Nuvem SC in 1-1 stalemate

Ambelim: Mandopa Sporting Club and Nuvem Sports Club played out a 1-1 draw in the GFA’s Second Division League match played at Ambelim ground, on Monday. Both teams started brightly playing end to end football. In the 15th minute, Nuvem SC struck first through Myron Borges. However, their joy was short lived as Mandopa Sporting, who were constantly raiding the …

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Velsao Pale hold Snows FA

Fatorda: Velsao Pale SC held Snows FA, Raia to a 1-1 draw in the GFA U-18 Second Division League match played at Astro Turf ground, Fatorda, on Monday. Both the goals came in the first session. Snows FA successfully took the lead in the 21st minute but their lead was cancelled 10 minutes later when Velsao’s Prisco Da Silva sent …

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St Mathews SC, Kevnem SC play out 2-2 draw

Taleigao: St Mathew Sports Club and Kevnem Sports Club played out a 2-2 draw in the GFA’s Third Division League match played at Taleigao ground, on Monday. St Mathew SC took the lead in the first half through M Pereira in the 39th minute and then doubled the account through Francisco D’Costa just before the breather as they led 2-0 …

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Tejan clinches triple crown; double for Lydia

Ponda: Tejan Fallary clinched a triple crown while Lydia Barreto bagged a double in the Late Waman (Dada) Kelekar Memorial State Badminton Ranking championship for Seniors (Men & Women), organised by Ponda Shuttlers at Ponda Sports Complex. Tejan got the better of top seed Aashrun Gautam 17-21, 21-16, 21-16 in men’s singles finals while in women’s singles finals Lydia outclassed …

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