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Simmons’ brilliance pulls off leveller for Windies

Thiruvananthapuram: West Indies on Sunday recorded a comprehensive 8-wicket win over India in the second T20I between the two sides at Thiruvananthapuram’s Greenfield International Stadium. They chased down a target of 171 with nine balls to spare with opener Lendl Simmons being unbeaten on 67. The win helps them level the three-match series 1-1. West Indies were helped significantly by …

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FC Goa clinch easy win over Churchill Brothers

Fatorda: Scoring once in either half through attacking medio Prachit Gaonkar and defender Deepak Naik, FC Goa registered a well-deserved 2-0 win against Churchill Brothers FC in the opening match of AIFF Sub Junior Football League match played at Chowgule College grounds, on Sunday. Prachit put FC Goa in the lead in the 4th minute through a free kick while …

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Betalbatim SC crowned champs

Fatorda: Betalbatim Sporting Club emerged champions of the Goa Football Association U-16 Second Division League after they hammered Silver Sands Sports Club 8-2 at Artificial Turf ground, Fatorda, on Sunday. Selwyn Soares, who celebrated his birthday on Sunday, was the star for Betalbatim SC as he scored quadruple. Kevin Carvalho bagged a brace while Reagen Soares and Kluivet Pereira scored …

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Felex wins Panaji Marathon

Panaji: Felex Rop of Kenya won men’s title at the Panaji Marathon 2019 held at SAG Ground, Campal on Sunday. In women’s category, Asha IP emerged the winner. In the 10 km run, Udesingh Pedvi was the first to cross the finishing line in the men’s category while Anita Nishad won in the women’s category. Pradyum Naik won the 5 …

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GOA BRIEFS

Tanisha wins double gold PANAJI: Goa’s Tanisha Crasto won double gold at the CBSE National Inter School Badminton Championship at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Tanisha emerged champion in the individual and U-19 girls singles category. She was representing her school, ‘The Indian High School, Dubai’ at the championship. Ambelim SC advance to next round MANDOPA: Ambelim SC moved into the next …

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Plaza double helps Churchill down Bagan 4-2

Kolkata: If the saying that strikers win games but defenders a championship holds good in the 2019-20 I-League, the signs look ominous for Mohun Bagan. Their frontline missed a glut of chances against Churchill Brothers at the Kalyani Municipality Stadium here on Sunday and the performance of the backline and goalkeeper hovered between the slipshod and the shambolic. “The feeling …

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Manvir strike brings FC Goa back to winning ways

Hyderabad : Manvir Singh came off the bench to score the match-winner as FC Goa beat Hyderabad FC 1-0 in an Indian Super League clash here on Sunday. FC Goa dominated the proceedings for most part of the match but both teams struggled to create clear-cut chances before second-half substitute Manvir (68th) headed in the decisive goal. With the crucial …

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United defeats defending champs City on home patch

REUTERS Manchester Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes were in tatters after suffering a 2-1 derby defeat at home to Manchester United on Saturday, leaving Pep Guardiola’s champions 14 points behind leaders Liverpool. Goals from Marcus Rashford (penalty) and Anthony Martial put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side 2-0 up at the break and City only pulled one back in the 85th …

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Sportspeople have a different mindset thinks the man on wheels

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Rakesh Sharma is an astrologer from New Delhi who cycles to get a feel of India and not to keep himself fit. At 40, the lad from Uttar Pradesh thinks cycling is good for health but even better to develop one’s mind because “there is limit to physical strength and not mind strength.” Rakesh is on …

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ATK take top spot after ending NorthEast’s unbeaten run

PTI Guwahati ATK reclaimed the top spot in the Indian Super League with an impressive 3-0 win over NorthEast United FC here on Saturday. An early strike from David Williams (11th) and a brace from Roy Krishna (35th, 90+4) were enough for Antonio Habas’ team to hand NorthEast their first defeat of the season. With Saturday’s double strike, Krishna took …

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