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Daya Pagi withdraws in favour of Vipul; shows the gentleman in cricket

Porvorim: “I withdrew from the elections in favour of Vipul Phadke because I always believed that the game has to come first and not an individual. Now the decks are clear for Vipul and I am sure Goa Cricket Association (GCA) will once again be free for another three years from elements who want to sponge off the game,” GCA …

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Ronaldo breaks down in tears watching late father’s video

New Delhi: Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo broke down in tears during a recent interview with English journalist Piers Morgan while taking about his father Jose Dinis Aveiro. Morgan showed Ronaldo a video of his father where he talked about how proud he was because of his son’s achievements. Ronaldo claimed that he had never seen the video and …

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TN, Karnataka, Mumbai T20 leagues under scanner

Mumbai: The Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) is not the only local T20 competition under investigation by the national cricket Board. BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ajit Singh said on Monday that players from the T20 leagues conducted by the Karnataka State Cricket Association and Mumbai Cricket Association have also reported approaches from suspicious, unknown people and investigations are on. “Any …

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St Rock’s YC come from behind to down Varca SC

Cansaulim: Down by a goal in the first session, St Rock’s Youth Club, Majorda came back from behind to register a thrilling 3-2 win against Varca SC and enter the quarterfinals of CAC’s Three Kings Cup football tournament played at TB Cunha Sports Complex grounds, Cansaulim on Monday. St Rock’s, Majorda scored through Lester Vaz (55th minute), Fene Fernandes (70th …

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St Anthony SC Colva, Benny XI secure big wins

Benaulim: St Anthony Sports Club, Colva rode on a four-goal blitz by Baptist Fernandes to complete a 7-1 rout of Dando Boys Club, Benaulim in the Goa Football Association’s Third Division League match played at Dando ground, Benaulim, on Monday. St Anthony SC opened their goal scoring account in the first minute itself with Malik being the goal scorer. Caught …

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SCC Loutolim rally twice to hold Cortalim Villagers

Fatorda: SCC Loutolim twice came back from behind to hold Cortlaim Villagers to a thrilling 2-2 draw in the GFA U-16 League match played at Astro Turf ground, Fatorda, on Monday. After a fair and equal exchange, Telson Pereira put Cortalim ahead in the game in the 16th minute. Despite their constant efforts, the team from Cortalim couldn’t inflate the …

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Guirdolim make light work of Ambelim

Dicarpale: Guirdolim SC entered the quarterfinals of Our Lady of Fatima Cup football tournament after hammering Ambelim SC 4-1, at panchayat grounds, Dicarpale on Monday. Starting the match on a promising note, Guirdolim SC went into the lead in the 11th minute when attacking medio Melwyn Countinho dodged two rival defenders on the top of the box, after receiving a …

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GOA BRIEFS

SC Davorlim ease past Young Strikers NAVELIM: Sporting Club of Davorlim entered the quarterfinals of Gold-Silver Rolling Trophy football tournament defeating Young Strikers, Benaulim 4-1 at Rosary grounds, Navelim on Monday. For the winners, Jason Vales scored a brace scoring in the 14th and 48th minute, while Vito Miranda (50th minute) and Joel Colaco (55th minute) scored the other goals. …

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Betalbatim Sports Club are champs

Nuvem: A twenty fifth minute strike by attacking medio Dylan Rodrigues enabled Betalbatim Sports Club to register a solitary goal win against Sporting Club of Davorlim and lift the first Nuvem Parish Youth Cup in the final played on Sunday at church grounds, Nuvem. The all important goal in favour of Betalbatim Sports, which proved to be the match winner …

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Match called off due to heavy downpour in Dharamsala

Dharamsala: The first T20 international between India and South Africa was abandoned on Sunday, without a ball being bowled due to heavy downpour that left a near capacity crowd disappointed. While there was prediction of a sharp drizzle in the afternoon, the weather forecast was all clear for the evening but heavens opened up multiple times, putting paid to hopes …

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