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Sporting coach Oscar Bruzon happy with pre-season preparation

Sporting coach Oscar Bruzon happy with pre-season preparationPanaji - Sporting Clube de Goa coach Oscar Bruzon is happy with the way the pre-season preparation is progressing.

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Elvis Gomes set to become Goa Football Association chief

Elvis GomesPanaji: Elvis Gomes is all set to become the president of Goa Football Association (GFA) after Savio Messias withdrew his candidature for the post.  Read more »

Lusofonia Games to begin in Goa from Saturday

Lusofonia Games to begin in Goa from SaturdayPanaji, Jan 18 - Over 800 athletes from 12 Portuguese-speaking countries will be slugging it out for glory at the Lusofonia Games, which will begin in Goa Saturday.  Read more »

Soumyajit Ghosh to spearhead Indian TT squad in Lusofonia Games

Soumyajit-GhoshPanaji, Dec 27 : Reigning National Champion Soumyajit Ghosh will lead the Indian table tennis team at the third Lusofonia Games beginning Jan 18 in Goa.  Read more »

Portuguese Commonwealth games postponed

Portuguese Commonwealth games postponedPanaji, Sep 23 - A combination of incomplete infrastructure and the likelihood of Lok Sabha polls sometime early next year has forced the organizers of the Portuguese Commonwealth games to reschedule the event for mid-January next year.  Read more »

Six suspected bookies detained in Goa

Six suspected bookies detained in GoaPanaji, May 27 : Six people suspected of being bookies involved in the spot fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL) have been detained in Goa Monday, a spokesperson said.  Read more »

Football to open 2013 Lusofonia Games

FootballPanaji, March 21 :  A game of football will open the 2013 Lusofonia Games in Goa, which will be thrown open in November this year.

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Vengsarkar among ex-cricketers to feature in Super Sixes tourney

Vengsarkar among ex-cricketers to feature in Super Sixes tourneyPanaji, Oct 13 : Top former cricketers including Dilip Vengsarkar and Lalchand Rajput will test their cricket skills, years after retirement, at a corporate cricket tournament which begins here Sunday.  Read more »

Benefica may soon play with Goa soccer team

Benefica may soon play with Goa soccer teamPanaji, Aug 30 - Benefica, one of the top football clubs in Portugal, could soon challenge footballers in Goa to a match, according to organisers of an Indo-Portuguese cultural exchange.  Read more »

Churchill Brothers' ground lease to be cancelled

Churchill Brothers' ground lease to be cancelledPanaji, Aug 7 - Goa's BJP government has begun the process of cancelling the controversial lease of a playground given to the Churchill Brothers football club run by two Congress leaders.  Read more »

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Man U sign Daley Blind for 13.8 mln pounds from Ajax

Daley BlindLondon, Sep 02 - Versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind has moved from Dutch club AFC Ajax to Premier League side Manchester United in a 13.8 million-pound deal.  Read more »

'Excruciating pain' forced Gabriel Batistua to ask for leg amputation post retirement

Gabriel BatistutaLondon, Sep 01 - Former Fiorentina striker Gabriel Batistuta, who called time on his career in 2005, has revealed that he asked a specialist to amputate his legs following his retirement.  Read more »

We played a perfect game today, says MS Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh DhoniBirmingham - India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his side played a "perfect game" today as the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth One-Dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series here.  Read more »

Change must in England ODI squad to be competitive in World Cup: KP

Birmingham (UK), Sept. 3 - Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said changes have to be made to the one-day side if they are to be competitive at next year's World Cup.  Read more »

Miguel Oliveira finishes fourth at British GP in MotoGP

Miguel OliveiraSilverstone: Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira missed a second top-three podium finish of the season by just five hundredths of a second at the British Grand Prix in Moto3 category of the MotoGP championship, here Sunday.  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »