Lusofonia Games

CWG-like scam in Lusofonia Games: Congress to approach CBI

The Congress Sunday alleged a Delhi Commonwealth Games-style scam and demanded a CBI probe into corruption in the organisation of the Portuguese Commonwealth Games, also known as the Lusofonia Games, in Goa.

Jul 20, 2014, 18:12 PM IST

Hygiene biggest fear of foreigners visiting India: TT coach

Unhygienic conditions are the biggest fear of overseas players and coaches travelling to India and the country must do its bit to allay such negative perceptions to attract foreigners, feels India`s German table tennis coach Peter Engel.

Apr 09, 2014, 18:25 PM IST

Goa in race to host Commonwealth TT

According to Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) secretary-general Dhanraj Choudhary, Goa is one of the bidders to host the 2015 Commonwealth Championships. India also hosted the the tournament`s last edition in New Delhi in 2013.

Mar 26, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar`s humbleness is worth emulating: Parrikar

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar is one of the live examples of humbleness despite being a world class sportsman, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.

Mar 03, 2014, 17:05 PM IST

Three Goan athletes return "defective" medals won at Lusofonia

Three Goan athletes have returned their medals won at the Lusofonia Games-2014 here after it allegedly began losing its sheen, leaving the organisers red-faced even as they stopped payment to its manufacturers.

Feb 15, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

India wins gold in men`s basketball at Lusofonia Games

India on Monday won the basketball gold in the men`s section at the Lusofonia Games, defeating Angola 77-70.

Jan 28, 2014, 00:04 AM IST

Lusofonia Games closing ceremony to pack `sporting` punch

The closing ceremony of the ongoing Lusofonia Games here, which was to be held at Athletic stadium in Bambolim on January 29, has been shifted to Jawaharlal Nehru stadium at Fatorda on public demand.

Jan 27, 2014, 16:43 PM IST

Lusofonia: India beat Macau 2-0, enter football final

Goa (India) scored in each half to get the better of Macau and enter into the final of football event at the Lusofonia Games.

Jan 27, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Portugal bags top honours in judo at Lusofonia

Portugal on Friday bagged top honours in judo at the Lusofonia Games, winning five gold medals, while India also put up a good performance.

Jan 24, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

Sri Lanka, Goa post wins in beach volleyball at Lusofonia

Sri Lanka continued their winning streak in men`s beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games as they defeated Angola in straight sets here Friday, while Indian team too emerged victorious.

Jan 24, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

Mozambique to clash with SL in football semi-final

Mozambique will start as favourites when they lock horns with Sri Lanka in the football semi-finals in the 3rd edition of the Lusofonia Games at Nehru Stadium in Fatorda on Saturday.

Jan 24, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

Lusofonia Games: India claim three gold medals in TT

Indian paddlers did the country proud as they claimed three more gold medals to finish with six out of seven on offer in the 3rd edition of Lusofonia Games at Peddem ground in Mapusa.

Jan 24, 2014, 00:39 AM IST

India aims to keep on winning momentum against Mozambique

Goa will be looking to maintain the winning momentum when they cross swords against Mozambique in the second leg match of the Group `B` Lusofonia Games football league match at Tilak Stadium in Vasco on Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Lusofonia games: Indian women bag maiden table tennis gold

Indian women today defeated Portugal 3-0 to bag gold medal in table tennis match at ongoing Lusofonia games.

Jan 21, 2014, 00:26 AM IST

Macau eves beat Mozambique in volleyball at Lusofonia Games

Putting behind their poor show against India, Macau`s women volleyball team on Monday beat Mozambique in straight sets at the Lusofonia Games here.

Jan 20, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Lanka need a draw to advance to semifinals

Sri Lanka are looking to seal their berth in the semi-finals when they play their last group `A` league match of the Lusofonia Games football competition against Sao Tome tomorrow at Tilak Stadium in Vasco.

Jan 20, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

Lusofonia Games: Portugal beat SA in women`s table tennis

The sporting action at the Lusofonia Games in Goa began Sunday with Portugal blanking South Africa 3-0 in the women`s table tennis competition at the Paddem ground, here.

Jan 19, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

Lusofonia Games set to begin from Saturday

Goa is all set to host the 10-day long Lusofonia Games from Saturday, which would be held across six stadiums, until January 29.

Jan 17, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Over 700 athletes to participate in Lusofonia Games

Around 739 athletes from 12 countries are all set to take part in the 3rd edition of the Lusofonia Games, starting from January 18.

Jan 13, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

Goa minister not keen to hold `colonial` sports event

With the Lusofonia Games set to begin Jan 18 here, Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar said Monday that he does not like the concept of Goa hosting the Portuguese Commonwealth Games.

Jan 07, 2014, 11:38 AM IST