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Sports

Milton Fernandes
Asst. Director of Physical Education & Sports

Asst. Director of Physical Education & Sports

All sports activities are organized systematically and in a sporting atmosphere as per the schedule approved by the Sports Council. Students participating in sports are given benefit of marks and attendance as per Goa University Ordinances.

Sports infrastructure:

Goa University has rich sports infrastructure at its campus for post-graduate students at the University campus, besides coaching and intercollegiate tournaments.
Various intra-mural events for post-graduate students are also conducted using this infrastructure.

Infrastructure at a glance:

Outdoor

  • Standard 400M Athletics track
  • Football ground
  • Volleyball court
  • Basketball court
  • Concrete batting pitch for net practices
  • Kadaddi court
  • Khokho court

Indoor (Silver Jubilee hall)

  • Chess
  • Judo
  • Weight Lifting
  • Power Lifting
  • Best Physique
  • Tennikoit and Taekwondo

Inter-collegiate championship tournaments

Inter-collegiate Championship tournaments for men and women in various sports are organized every year. The winners and runners-up are awarded with trophies, medals and certificates.

 S.No. Sport Men (M) /
Women (W)
From To Venue No. of Teams participated Winners
1 Table Tennis M & W 17 Jul 2017 19 Jul 2017 SAG, Campal    
2 Chess   21 Jul 2017 22 Jul 2017 Goa University      
3 Badminton M & W 24 Jul 2017 27 Jul 2017 SAG, Campal    
4 Judo M & W 1 Aug 2017 3 Aug 2017 Goa University    
5 Swimming M & W 5 Aug 2017   SAG, Campal    
6 Weight Lifting M 8 Aug 2017 9 Aug 2017 Goa University    
7 Power Lifting M 10 Aug 2017 12 Aug 2017 Goa University    
8 Best Physique M 16 Aug 2017   Goa University    
9 X-Country M & W 19 Aug 2017   Goa University    
10 Tennikoit W 21 Aug 2017 23 Aug 2017 Goa University    
11 Football W 5 Sep 2017 23 Sep 2017 Goa University / SAG, Campal    
12 Taekwondo M & W 26 Sep 2017 28 Sep 2017 Goa University    
13 Tennis M 4 Oct 2017 5 Oct 2017 B.P.S, Margao    
14 Kabaddi M & W 29 Nov 2017 1 Dec 2017 Goa University    
15 Athletics M & W 13 Dec 2017 15 Dec 2017 Bambolim Stadium    
16 Kho-Kho M & W 18 Dec 2017 20 Dec 2017 Goa University / Margao    
17 Handball M & W 8 Jan 2018 11 Jan 2018 Goa University    
18 Hockey M & W 16 Jan 2018 20 Jan 2018 Goa University    
19 Basketball M & W 22 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2018 Goa University    
20 Volleyball M & W 30 Jan 2018 2 Feb 2018 Goa University    
21 Cycling M 3 Feb 2018   Navelim, Margao    
22 Baseball M & W 6 Feb 2018 9 Feb 2018 Goa University    
23 Cricket M & W 14 Feb 2018 onwards Goa University    

Inter-University tournaments:

Selection trials are conducted to short-list best players to represent the University at the Inter-University Championships. A coaching camp is organized to raise quality of participants of the University team.

Achievements at a glance (2016-17)

No. of teams sent No. of students participated Awards
13 81 men;
42 women
Silver medal (1) and Bronze medal (1) in Diving championship