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Navelim Sporting enter quarters CHINCHINIM: Navelim Sporting entered the quarterfinals of 2nd CRCC Cup football tournament defeating CAC, Cansaulim 4-3 via tie breaker at CRC, Chinchinim grounds on Monday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time. In the tie-breaker Navelim Sporting Club proved to be the better shooters. Arsh Sardessai to lead Goa in Vijay Merchant Trophy …

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Loutolim ease past St Anthony’s

NT NETWORK Majorda A brilliant brace by Flager Moraes and a goal by Joseph Baptista was enough for SCC, Loutolim to hammer St Anthony’s SC, Colva 3-0 and enter the quarterfinals of 20th Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament played at Musson grounds, Majorda on Monday. Both the teams played a tough first half with no goal coming on either …

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Churchill Bros drop first points in goalless draw with Sesa FA

Duler: Churchill Brothers Sports Club were held to a goalless draw by newly promoted Sesa Football Academy in the Goa Professional League match played at Duler Stadium, on Sunday. The Red Machines have now 13 points from five matches and are standing second behind Dempo SC. Sesa FA are placed 6th with seven points from six outings. Churchill Brothers could …

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Barca suffer shocking defeat to Levante

Valencia: La Liga champions Barcelona’s long winning streak came to an abrupt halt when they suffered a shock 3-1 defeat away to Levante on Saturday after taking the lead but then conceding three times in the space of seven minutes in the second half. Barca had returned to the top of the table by thrashing Real Valladolid 5-1 in mid-week …

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Everton leave it late to hold Spurs

Liverpool: Cenk Tosun’s stoppage-time header earned Everton a 1-1 home draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday in a match overshadowed by a bad-looking injury to Everton midfielder Andre Gomes. Dele Alli’s goal just past the hour mark appeared to have ended Tottenham’s long wait for a Premier League away win. Spurs were reduced to 10 men …

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Ronaldo’s mother blames ‘mafia’ for denying her son more Ballon d’Or

Lisbon: Portuguese great Cristiano Ronaldo may have won almost everything there is to win in football, but his mother feels that her son would have won more individual honours had it not been for the “mafia” working against him. Ronaldo and his rival Lionel Messi have both won the prestigious Ballon d’Or a whopping five times each in a decade-long …

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Sporting Club of Davorlim lift title with comeback win

Cuncolim: Down by a goal, Sporting Club of Davorlim rallied from behind with strikes from Paxton Gomes and Robinson Colaco to register a 2-1 win against CRC, Chinchinim and emerge champions of 10th Cuncolim Union Trophy football tournament played at Cuncolim grounds on Sunday. The teams were level 1-1 at the break with CRC, Chinchinim going into the lead in …

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India suffer first ever T20I defeat to Bangladesh

New Delhi: Mushfiqur Rahman singlehandedly fired Bangladesh to their maiden T20 win over India with an unbeaten 60, choking the fancied hosts in the smog-hit series opener here on Sunday. As cricket took centre stage despite severe pollution, Bangladesh negotiated the pitch much better than India, who made 148 for six on a sticky surface. The Indian batsmen appeared over-cautious …

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Mayfern, Abiel hand Navelim win

Cavelossim: Navelim Villagers Union recorded a hard-fought 2-1 win over Young Strikers Club Benaulim in the Goa Football Association U-14 League match at Cavelossim ground, on Sunday. Mayfern Rebello had given Navelim a first half lead and Abiel Costa doubled the account at the hour mark for the winning side. Benaulim team managed to reduce the margin in the 64th …

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Loutolim pip Ave Maria

Fatorda: SCC Loutolim registered a 2-1 win over Ave Maria AWC in their GFA U-16 League match at Astro turf ground, on Sunday. Melroy Fernandes netted a brace for the winners with both goals coming in the second half. Ave Maria AWC pulled a goal back in the second half added time through Devkaran Ram. At Assonora ground: Dunes Sports …

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