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Navelim Villagers edge past Arlem Youth Association

NT NETWORK Dicarpale Navelim Villagers Union overcame Arlem Youth Association 2-1 to enter the quarterfinals of Our Lady of Fatima Cup football tournament, at panchayat grounds, Dicarpale on Tuesday. Navelim Villagers Union scored through Joevin Costa (30th minute) and Aulon Gomes (60th minute), while Arlem Youth Association pulled a goal back through Danny Fernandes in the 67th minute. In the …

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Aashreya, three others reach boxing quarters PANAJI: Aashreya Naik from Goa and three others — Jessica Karra, Neha Kadam and Suman Yadav — representing Goa entered the quarterfinals of 3rd BFI Junior Women’s Boxing Championship being held at National Boxing Academy in Rohtak, Haryana. In their respective quarterfinal bouts, Aashreya will face Sneha Gupta of Jharkhand, Neha Kadam will play …

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Trisha, Najida, Leoma, Ruchi, Anvi seal berths in finals

NT NETWORK Margao Top seed Trisha Verlekar set up a title clash with Najida Shaikh in sub junior girls finals at the All Goa Major Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, organised by BPS Sports Club, at BPS Hall premises, Margao on Tuesday. Trisha is poised for a double crown as she has also moved into the cadet girls finals, where she …

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With time constraints, Igor to stick to ‘interesting football’ against Qatar

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji India has played one match against Qatar and the team led by Bruno Coutinho was hammered 0-6 in the away tie of the FIFA Qualification round in 1996. “Qatar was a good team but I think we committed a lot of silly mistakes and that is why we conceded so many goals,” recollects former captain …

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Nadal battles past Medvedev to lift 19th Grand Slam title

REUTERS New York Rafael Nadal survived a heroic Daniil Medvedev fightback to claim an epic 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 win and a fourth US Open title on Sunday, moving within one Grand Slam crown of matching Roger Federer’s record of 20. A routine end to the Flushing Meadows fortnight looked on the cards when Nadal, already two sets up, …

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India men to play Russia; women draw tricky USA

PTI LAUSANNE In a favourable draw, India’s men’s hockey team was on Monday pitted against lower-ranked Russia while the women’s team drew a tricky USA in the final round of the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers. The teams will compete in two back-to-back matches to make it to the Tokyo Games. The men’s team will compete on November 1-2 while the women’s …

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Rashid Khan leads Afghanistan to historic win against Bangladesh

IANS Chattogram Rashid Khan followed up his first innings fifer with a six-wicket haul as Afghanistan made short work of the Bangladesh tail to record a historic win here on Monday. This is the first time Afghanistan won a Test away from home in what was their first away Test. They beat Bangladesh by 224 runs. The first two sessions …

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Andreescu overcomes Serena to win her first Grand Slam

New York: Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu claimed her first Grand Slam title in a hard-hitting and nerve-jangling 6-3 7-5 win over Serena Williams on Saturday that put the brakes on the American’s bid to equal the all-time record. Andreescu matched Williams’ power throughout the slugfest and kept her composure under intense pressure to fend off a late comeback from the …

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England collapse as Aussies retain Ashes

Manchester: Australia retained the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs at Old Trafford on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the series with just one test remaining. England, who resumed the day on 18-2, were bowled out for 197 on the final day with Australia seamer Pat Cummins taking four for 43. Australia’s victory, with 81 balls remaining, …

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Darren, Richard lead Chandor Club in semis

Chandor: Second half strikers from attacking medio Darren Fernandes and Richard D’Sa enabled Chandor Club to overcome a strong Curtorim Gymkhana with a comfortable 2-0 win and enter the final of 46th Chandor Seamen Rolling Trophy Football Tournanment played at Chandor grounds on Sunday. Chandor Club went into the lead in the 43rd minute following a forward pass to Darren …

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