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Shrungi, Saachi clinch silver each; bronze for Kiran

Panaji: Goa’s Shrungi Bandekar won U-17 girls silver medal in 400 mtr swimming individual medley at the Khelo India Youth Games, Guwahati on Sunday. She bettered her bronze medal performance after she clocked 05:21:00, behind Apeksha Fernandes of Maharashtra. Janta Nayyar of Madhya Pradesh finished third. Saachi Gramopadhye bagged a silver and Kiran Narvekar won a bronze in the 100 …

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Signals comeback stuns Vasco SC

Duler: Corps of Signals came from behind to beat Vasco Sports Club 2-1 in a thrilling Goa Professional League encounter played at Duler Stadium, on Sunday. Vasco SC took the lead in the 65th minute through Shree Bibetta, but Signals came back strongly in the final quarter of the game to score two quick goals – first by Aniket Singh …

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Siril, Ashmita crowned champs Peddem: Former world no 1 Siril Verma and Ashmita Chaliha won men’s and women’s singles titles respectively at the All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament at Peddem Sports Complex on Sunday. In the women’s singles, Ashmita outplayed second seed Malvika Bansod 21-18, 21-17 while Verma beat Rahul Yadav 15-21, 21-10, 21-13 to clinch the title. In …

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Varca SC pull off draw against St Anthony’s

Ambelim: Varca Sports Club came from behind to hold St Anthony’s Sports Club, Assolda to a thrilling 2-2 draw in the Goa Football Association Second Division League at Ambelim ground, on Sunday. It was a tale of two halves wherein the two sides enjoyed either session. First it was about St Anthony’s SC who scored two goals in the span …

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Suyash, Darshan rescue Goa

Porvorim: Fighting knocks from Suyash Prabhudessai (90) and Darshan Misal (54) helped Goa post a respectable first innings total of 251 all out on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Plate Group match against Chandigarh, GCA Academy Ground, Porvorim on Sunday. Put in to bat first by the visitors after they won the toss, Goa had a miserable start …

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Sania wins doubles title

Hobart: In a stunning comeback after a 2-year-long maternity break from tennis, Sania Mirza won the WTA Hobart International doubles title along with her partner Nadiia Kichenok on Saturday. The unseeded Indo-Ukrainian pair pipped the second seed Chinese team 6-4 6-4 in one hour 21 minutes. Playing her first tournament after giving birth to son Izhaan, the 33-year-old Sania has …

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FC Goa loses top spot to ATK

Kolkata: Bolstered by their merger with the country’’s oldest club Mohun Bagan, ATK returned to winning ways in style, blanking leaders FC Goa 2-0 in a one-sided Indian Super League fixture here on Saturday. The high-voltage clash at the Salt Lake Stadium gained momentum only in the second-half when Pritam Kotal’’s rising header from a set piece opened it up …

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GOA BRIEFS

Milagres SC score three against Sinquerim DULER: Milagres Sports Club registered an easy 3-0 win over Sinquerim Sports Club in the Goa Football Association Second Division League Bardez Zone match at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Saturday. In the first half it was a balanced affair though Edgar Noronha put Milagres ahead in the 18th minute. It was the only goal …

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Richard’s hat-trick sends St Anthony’s into final

Curtorim: St Anthony’s Assolda entered the final of the 31st Curtorim Panchayat Cup after defeating Pax of Nagoa by 4-0 at DSYA ground Curtorim. Assolda scored the first goal through Richard Dsa after a fine cross by Safix Shaikh in 9th min to make it 1-0.  Assolda doubled the lead in 24th min when Louie Noronha dribbled past Nagoa defenders …

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Goa enter football semis; Shrungi, Suman bag bronze

Panaji: Goa reached the semi-final in the U-21 category of the Khelo India Youth Games at Guwahati after they played a goalless draw against Delhi on Saturday. Both teams needed a win to stay afloat in the competition but failed to score until the final whistle. The Goa Defence stood rock solid and repulsed all the sorties of the Delhi …

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