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Participation in Lusofonia Games same as before say organisers

A day after blaming rescheduling for poor response to the ongoing Lusofonia games, the organisers on Monday said the participation was quite close to the one during the last two editions of the Portuguese Commonwealth Games.

Mosquitoes could sting Lusofonia Games in Goa

Mosquitoes could have a field day at the Lusofonia Games 2013 with the state health department claiming that the area near the Portuguese Commonwealth Games` inauguration ceremony venue was infested with malarial infections.

Flags banned at Goa Lusofonia Games 2014

Spectators wanting to cheer their country`s team at next year`s Lusofonia Games will not be able to carry flags as they have been marked as one of the banned items on all the stadia of the Portuguese Commonwealth Games.

Stadia for Lusofonia Games to be ready by month-end: CM

Goa government on Friday assured that the entire infrastructure for the Lusofonia Games, to be held in the state in January next year, would be in place by this month-end.

Portuguese Commonwealth games postponed

A combination of incomplete infrastructure and the likelihood of Lok Sabha polls has forced the organizers of the Portuguese Commonwealth games to reschedule the event for mid-January next year.

Goa freedom fighters against Lusofonia Games in state

Freedom fighters from Goa have expressed their resentment over hosting of the Portuguese Commonwealth Games, popularly known as Lusofonia Games, saying the event reminds people of the oppressive Portuguese regime they faced.

Funds for Portuguese commonwealth games missing: Parrikar

Rs.78 crore central government funds meant for hosting the Portuguese Commonwealth Games in Goa this year have "disappeared", Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Saturday.