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IOA’s quest for money forces Goa to ask for another postponement

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji: The 36th National Games were first postponed because the government of Goa was not ready. The second time, it was because of the Election Code of Conduct. Now, it is because the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) was more interested on when the government would pay the fine, instead of finalising the dates – November 1 …

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Marina English, St Joseph Institute, Our Lady of Rosary move ahead

Fatorda: Marina English High School, Verna, St Joseph Educational Institute, Chandor and Our Lady of Rosary High School, Fatorda moved into the next round of Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for boys under-17 after they won their respective matches played at artificial turf grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Thursday. In the first match, Marina English HS registered a solitary goal win against …

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Arlem Youth get better of Ambelim SC

Benaulim: Arlem Youth Association entered the quarterfinals of 7th St Sebastian inter-village football tournament defeating Ambelim SC 3-1, at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Thursday. Arlem Youth Association found the mark through Jouston Barbosa (34th minute), Eldon Colaco (66th minute) and Denny Fernandes (70th minute). Ambelim SC pulled a goal back through Arwind Fernandes in the 64th minute. …

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GOA BRIEFS

Bhakti point away from being crowned champion PANAJI: Goa’s Woman Grandmaster Bhakti Kulkarni is just a point away from retaining the 46th National Women Chess Championship 2019, organised by Castle Chess Academy, at Chettinad Public School of Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, on Thursday. Currently Bhakti is on 8.5 points following her 9th round win over WIM Michelle Catherine. Bhakti is representing …

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Rosary HSS, Perpetual Succour Convent enter finals

Cuncolim: Rosary HSS, Navelim and Perpetual Succour Convent HS, Navelim entered the finals of Salcete Zone Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament for girls under-17, as they beat their respective semifinal opponents at Cuncolim grounds on Thursday. In the first semifinals, Rosary HSS continued with their top form as they eased past Rosary High School, Navelim 3-0. Valany Rocha put Rosary …

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Goa says no to IOA, asks for fresh dates with 5-6 months lead time

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Porvorim: The government of Goa has in a letter signed by Deputy Chief Minister Manohar (Babu) Azgaonkar to Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narendra Batra expressed the State’s inability to host the 36th National Games from November 1 to 16. “The matter of hosting the National Games in Goa came up for detailed discussion in the …

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Auxilium HS, St Joseph HS, St Alex HSS seal quarters berths

Fatorda: Auxilium High School, Benaulim, St Joseph High School, Aquem and St Alex Higher Secondary School, Curtorim made it to the quarterfinals of Subroto Mukherjee Cup football for boys under-17(Salcete Zone) after chalking out wins in their respective matches played at artificial turf grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Wednesday. In the first match, Auxilium HS registered a hard-fought solitary goal win over …

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Sarzora SC prevail over Tilamola United

Benaulim: Sarzora SC entered the quarterfinals of 7th St Sebastian inter-village football tournament defeating Tilamola United SC 3-1 via tie-breaker, at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Wedneday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time despite having some glorious chances to find the mark. Both the teams played a cautious game for most part of the …

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Rosary HS, Perpetual Succour HS in semis

Cuncolim: Rosary High School, Navelim and Perpetual Succour High School, Navelim beat their respective opponents to enter the semifinals of Subroto Mukherjee Cup football for girls under-17 (Salcete Zone), at Cuncolim grounds on Wednesday. In the first match, Rosary HS, Navelim defeated the King’s School, Sao Jose de Areal 3-0. Diksha Ahirwar (40’), Divya Chawanke (43’) and Velanda D’Silva were …

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GOA BRIEFS

Bhakti Kulkarni maintains lead  TAMIL NADU: Goa’s Woman Grandmaster Bhakti Kulkarni continued to stay on top after her Round 8 win over WIM Nandhidhaa PV at the 46th National Women Chess Championship, organised by Castle Chess Academy, at Chettinad Public School of Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday. The defending champion has now moved on to 7.5 points at the end …

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