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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.

The Lusofonia Games, the Portuguese equivalent to the  Read more »

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 »

Goan expats want state to host mini-NRI football World Cup

Goan expats want state to host mini-NRI football World CupPanaji, July 16 - Football crazy Goan expats are rooting for the state to host a mini non-resident Indian (NRI) football 'World Cup'.  Read more »

Indian boxers can get three medals at Olympics

Indian boxers can get three medals at Olympics  Read more »

Panaji, July 7 - Indian pugilists can win three medals at the London Olympics, said a top boxing referee from Goa who will attend the 2012 games as an observer.
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Man City planning record 250 mln-pound swoop to bag Barca star Messi

Man City planning record 250 mln-pound swoop to bag Barca star MessiLondon, Apr 19 : Manchester City are reportedly speculated to be working on a 250 million-pound deal to add Lionel Messi to Manuel Pellegrini's squad this summer.  Read more »

Three top Liverpool footballers nominated for Association Player of the Year award

Liverpool footballersJohannesburg, Apr 19  : Three of Liverpool's top players have reportedly been nominated for England's Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award.  Read more »

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'

Hafeez imparting young cricketers in native city with 'Skills to Shine'Karachi, Apr 19 : Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who recently resigned from the Twenty20 captainship post, is reportedly mentoring upcoming cricketers  Read more »

Eoin Morgan credits IPL 'pressure' for helping 'long-term' cricket career

Eoin MorganLondon, Apr 19  : England batsman Eoin Morgan has said that playing in front of 80,000 people during past Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons has helped his long-term cricket career.  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »