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Armando salutes Saina

PANAJI: Dempo Sports Club head coach and secretary, Mr Armando Colaco has praised India’s Saina Nehwal for her tremendous effort in winning three international badminton titles, including the Singapore Open and the Indonesian Open Super Series titles, in the last three weeks.

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‘3 foreigners should be permitted in Fed Cup’

PANAJI: Dempo Sports Club team manager Mr Custodio Almeida wants the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to have a re-look on its decision to reduce the number of foreigners to two for this year’s Federation Cup.

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Dutch dribble past Slovakia

DURBAN: Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder scored in each half Monday to give the Netherlands a 2-1 win over Slovakia and a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.

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Technophobe FIFA looks ever more isolated

JOHANNESBURG: FIFA’s refusal to use technology to help decide on close calls has left soccer isolated in major international sport, clinging to the idea that human error is somehow preferable to computer-backed truth.

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Japan carry Asian hopes

JOHANNESBURG: Japan’s dead-ball prowess could hold the key to breaking down Paraguay’s stingy defence as both World Cup underdogs chase a first appearance in the quarter-finals.

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Germans eager to tame vibrant Messi

ERASMIA: Less than 24 hours after their stunning 4-1 win over England, Germany were already planning for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against Argentina — and how to contain Lionel Messi.

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India better prepared to tackle Mendis: Dravid

NEW DELHI: Ajantha Mendis wrecked havoc when India toured Sri Lanka in 2008 but senior batsman Rahul Dravid hoped this time around he and his colleagues are better equipped to tackle the ‘mystery’ spinner in the forthcoming Test series beginning in Galle next month.

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Saina completes hat-trick of titles

JAKARTA: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal notched up an incredible hat-trick of titles by successfully defending her Indonesia Open Super Series trophy with a hard-fought win over Japan’s Sayaka Sato here on Sunday.

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