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Cuncolim Union break SJD Areal resistance

Nuvem: Cuncolim Union entered the quarterfinals of Nuvem Parish Cup football tournament defeating Sao Jose de Areal 5-3 via tie-breaker, at church grounds, Nuvem on Tuesday. The grueling battle between the two evenly-matched teams had ended in a 2-2 draw during the regulation time. Cuncolim Union went into the lead following a forward pass by Daulat Dessai from the top …

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Goan Warriors rally to beat Cunchelim SC

Anjuna: Goan Warriors, Thivim came from a goal down to beat Cunchelim Sports Club by a 2-1 margin in the Anjuna Gymkhana Cup 2019 quarter final match played at Anjuna Gymkhana ground, here on Tuesday.  After a dominant start, Cunchelim found the opener in the 20th minute when a sparkling long-ranger from Nayan Virnodkar entered the top corner making it …

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Yash Fadte retains title

Panaji: Goa’s Yash Fadte successfully defended his U-19 Western Slam Squash Championship title after getting the better of Maharashtra’s No 1 player Neel Joshi 3-0 in the finals played at Bombay Gymkhana, Mumbai on Tuesday. Seventeen-year-old Yash, who was top-seeded in the championship, emerged victor without dropping a single set. In the quarterfinals, Yash defeated Advait Adik of Maharashtra 3-0 …

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GOA BRIEFS

GTBCA to hold selection trials on Aug 26 PANAJI: Goa Tennis Ball Cricket Association (GTBCA) will hold selection trials to select Goa boys and girls teams for the 27th Junior National Tennis Ball Cricket Championship to be held in Nagpur, Maharashtra from October 2 to 5. The trials will be held on August 26 at Ponda Sports Complex ground, Curti-Ponda …

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OL Perpetual Succour, Shiroda HSS, Guardian Angel move into semis

Fatorda: Our Lady of Perpetual Succour HS, Cortalim, Shiroda HSS, Shiroda and Guardian Angel HSS, Curchorem entered the semifinals of Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for boys U-17 after winning their respective quarterfinal matches at artificial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Tuesday. In the first quarterfinal, Perpetual Succour HS registered a well-deserved 2-0 win against Miracles HS, Sanguem. Glen D’Souza scored both …

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Pogba fumbles as Man Utd fail to tame Wolves

Wolverhampton: Manchester United were held 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and missed out on taking top spot in the Premier League on Monday as a sumptuous Ruben Neves strike cancelled out Anthony Martial’s first-half goal and Paul Pogba missed a late penalty. After a 4-0 home win over Chelsea on the opening day, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team dominated the early exchanges …

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Sreesanth’s ban reduced to seven years; ends in Aug 2020

New Delhi: Tainted Indian pacer S Sreesanth’s ban for alleged spot-fixing will end next August, BCCI Ombudsman D K Jain has ordered, observing that the cricketer is well past his prime having already served six years. The BCCI banned Sreesanth, who is now 36, for life in August 2013 along with his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan …

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Never easy to get back after a long break: Sushil Kumar

New Delhi: At the age of 36, Sushil Kumar is well into the twilight years of his decorated career. And yet, in September, when he travels to Kazakhstan for his sixth wrestling World Championships, the two-time Olympic medallist will be representing India in the 74kg category for the first time in his career. Sushil has been wrestling in the 74kg …

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13 I-League players join ISL clubs for 2019-20 season

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji: Thirteen players from various clubs of the I-League will be part of Indian Super League (ISL) 6, which according to Star Sports is set to start on October 20. If the I-League is once again going to prove to be the feeder of players of Indian origin to ISL, just two players from India have …

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Competition Committee decides to start GPL from Sept 28

Panaji: The Goa Football Association (GFA), Competition Committee (CC) has decided to start the Professional League on September 28, the Taca Goa U-20 on September 10 and the U-16 from September 15, during its meeting held at the GFA headquarters on Monday. The GFA had in its last Executive Committee meeting decided to postpone the first round of the Goa …

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