Vasco Boys in Goa U-17 Football Champions’ Team

Ribhav Sardesai student of St. Joseph’s Institute Vasco, Nikhil Gurung of Our Lady of Candelaria, Baina, Vasco and Ameya Kanadikar of Navy Children’s School, Chicalim represented Goa in U-17 football at the 61st National School Games 2015-16 organised by School Games Federation of India at Karim Nagar, Telangana from 7th June to 11th June 2016. In all 25 states of …

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St. Joseph’s Institute excels at Taluka Level Inter School Chess Tournament

St. Joseph’s Institute, Vasco-da-Gama romped in with 3 out of the 4 Titles at the Taluka Level Inter School Chess Tournament held at Chicalim Sports Complex, Chicalim on July 07th and 08th. In the Boys U-14 yrs, the Team consisting of Master Anirudh Parsekar, Master Sahil Desai, Master Swayam Naik, Master Akhilesh Nigalye and Master Rudresh Phadte scored 10 match …

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Three’s a Company @ Roland Garros by Nitin Bandekar

When one hears about Roland Garros – there’s just one name that shouts out – Rafael Nadal. The King of Clay. Things are looking quite ominous this year for Nadal ever since he has returned back after missing out on a lot of tennis last season due to injury, something that he himself says ” I take every match as …

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Regina bags Golds at National Masters Athletic Championship

Regina Dourado, an accomplished veteran athlete of our neighbourhood, bagged 2 Gold Medals in 400 and 800 mtrs and 1 Silver in 1500 mtrs in recently held 36th National Masters Athletic Championship 25th to 29th April 2015 at Bambolim Athletic Stadium, Goa.

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Keep fit with Anu Saxena

Keeping fit and living healthy is high on the priority list of most folks today. This involves doing some daily exercise routines. It is also important that the exercise regimen is tailored to one’s personal fitness requirements and is taught by experienced instructors. Anu Saxena who has had a long stint in this neighbourhood several years ago is an experienced …

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Regina Mundi U13 Champions

Regina Mundi High School, Chicalim (Mormugao) defeated Mount Mary’s High School, Chinchinim 2-1 to emerge State Champions  of the All Goa Inter School Under 13 yrs Football organised by the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs, Panjim, Goa. In a exciting match played here at Panjim. Both the teams were locked goal-less at half-time but some tough talking by Coach  …

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Anirudh A. Parsekar bags gold at U-15 Rapid Chess tourney

Master Anirudh A. Parsekar, student of St. Joseph Institute, Vasco, won 1st place in All Goa U-15 Rapid Chess Tournament Organised By Chess RCC Fatorda & Unique Chess Academy, Goa held at PJN Stadium Fatorda on 4th January 2015. Anirudh is being coached by Swapnil Hoble of Vasco.

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Regina Mundi High School are Mormugao U-14 yrs Football Champions

Valentino scored a splendid hattrick as Regina Mundi High School beat Blessed Joseph School, Sancoale 3-0 to emerge Champions of the Mormugao Taluka Inter School U-14 yrs Football Tournament organised by the Directorate of Youth and Sports Affairs and played at the RMS ground Chicalim. Regina Mundi were leading 1-0 at half time. Blessed Joseph Vaz School matched their famed …

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Vascoites go Mountaineering!

– By Mrs.Lakshmi Iyer Nine mountaineering enthusiasts from Vasco were part of a 32 member team who joined Eco Treks, Goa  on a trek to Mani Mahesh lake. Mani Mahesh lake is at a height of about 13400 ft. and located close to  Mani Mahesh Kailash peak in the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas in Chamba District of Himachal …

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Andy Murray – by Nitin Bandekar

IPL just got over and the football mania is on. But there is a die hard tennis fan in our midst. Read on!

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Regina & Agnes Shine at 35th Masters Athletic Championship

Regina Dourado bagged Gold in 1500mtr race and Silver each in 400mts and 800mts Run, while Agnes Dias bagged Silver in Long Jump and Bronze in 100mtr Run at the recently held 35th Masters Athletic championship 2014 at Coimbtore , Tamil Nadu. They were trained by SAG athletic coach Devi Gaokar and Health & Fitness Trainer Namdev Chopdecar. Betty George, …

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Vasco shines at the 9th School National Squash Games

The Goa state squash team participated and did exceedingly well in the 59th school national games held in Chennai from the 22nd to 26th Feb 2014. The Boys team comprising Yash Fadte, Armaan Chowfin, Ancheet Sardessai all of St Joseph’s Institute Vasco and Aditya Dayal of Regina Mundi High School came overall 3rd and won the Bronze medal. The Girls …

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Shalaka Naik of VTTA represents Goa team at Nationals

13 year old Shalaka Naik a trainee of the Vasco Table Tennis Academy was selected and represented the Goa Schools’ under 17 team in the School Games Federation of India Table Tennis Nationals which were held at Aurangabad recently. For Shalaka, this was her first trip to the nationals and she joins her VTTA colleague and school mate Isha Bhandari …

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Across the net: The new Rivals -by Nitin Bandekar

We know of former great players who have exhilarated us in his / her respective field of sport. What is sport anyway without great performances and rivalries!! Be it football , basket ball , atlectics , cricket, swimming or tennis, we have read about the great players who have competed against each other at the top levels on several ocassions and …

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All Goa Veterans State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament 2013

Vasco TT Veterans Association will conduct their 1st Sunny Bay All Goa Veterans State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament 2013 in association with Directorate of Youth & Sports Affair of Goa at the Vasco Table Tennis Academy (VTTA), Mehta Hall, Vasco da Gama on Sunday December 01, 2013 from 9.30 am onwards. The event is Vasco’s top and the 7th tournament …

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Ashadeep’s Perault D’Silva’s brace brings Goa gold in special football nationals

Goa has won the Gold at the recently held Special Football Nationals at Haryana. The chief architect of this victory was our own Perault D’Silva of Ashadeep who scored two glorious goals.

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Third Division Football League (Mormugao Zone)

Chicalim Youth Club beat Cross Boys Sports Club, New Vaddem 4-1 in the Third Division Football League (Mormugao Zone) organised by the Goa Football Association and played at the Chicalim Panchayat ground. Chicalim were leading 2-0 at half-time. Sadik making his debut put Chicalim ahead with a great goal. Playmaker Rahul Naik who was in his elements today consolidated the lead …

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Taekwondo Academy of Vasco Gold medal winners go to 33rd National Junior Taekwondo Championship

Students of Taekwondo Academy of Vasco (Under – 17 years) who have won Gold medal at the 22nd All Goa State Taekwondo Championship, 2013 held at P. J. N. Multipurpose Indoor Hall, Margao – Goa from 16th August to 18th August 2013, will be participating at the 33rd National Junior Taekwondo Championship 2013 to be held at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor …

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From mouse to mike Nadeem Ahmed – a cricket commentator in the making

Sports commentary has morphed into a speciality that adds that vital spice to the game, especially since the TV viewers of the game now number in millions all across the globe. A computer engineer who is an aspiring young cricket commentator from our neighbourhood, Nadeem Ahmed, has been steadily climbing the rungs of the cricket commentary firmament through sheer passion …

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Lionel wins State Level Photography Contest 2013

Lionel Angelo Nunes of Class 8, Regina Mundi High School, Chicalim, won the 1st prize, in the School Category, at the State Level Photography Contest 2013, on the theme “Sports in Goa” organized by the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG). The aim of the Competition was to popularize and propagate sports culture in Goa by getting rare sports photographs, in …

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Ongoing State Senior Selection Chess Championship – 18th to 22nd Sept 2013

State senior Chess Championship 2013 commences at Multipurpose Hall SAG Sports Complex Chichalim Vasco. Tournament is organized by Murmagao Taluka Chess (MTCA) in auspicious with Goa Chess Association and Sports Authority of Goa. All together 82 participants have taken part in this championship from different Taluka’s of Goa which includes 39 rated players. This is a selection tournament for the …

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Salgaocar FC to launch community outreach program on September 15

Salgaocar FC will launch its football community outreach program on Sunday, 15th Sept at the Regina Mundi Ground in Vasco Da Gama. The Programme is open to boys and girls from 6 to 11 years of age and aims to develop technical skills, inculcate the sporting spirit and a love for the beautiful game. For a token registration fee of …

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YMCA – Battle of the Shuttle 21 & 22 Sept

The YMCA, Vasco badminton tourney is here again! Read for more details and to download the registration forms.

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Tommy’s Keep the Mangor flag flying high

When you talk about Tie breaker tournaments in Goa, the Mangor Tommy’s have always been a dominant force wining 22 tie breakers all over Goa in their short 3 year history. They have won tournaments in Mapusa, Guirim, Goa Velha, Ponda, Bambolim, Santa Cruz, Sancoale, Calangute, Miramar, Nuvem & Vasco and made every Mangor citizen proud. The strengths of their …

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4th Edition of Goa River Marathon 2013 Launched

The oldest and largest Marathon in Goa, GRM has been one of India’s premier Running Events attracting participants from India and around the world. One of the most loved Marathon events in India, it is also one of the very few in the world which is organized ‘BY RUNNERS’ and is ‘OF RUNNERS’. To be held on 8th Dec 2013, …

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