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Pilerne SC storm into finals

NT NETWORK Anjuna Pilerne Sports Club hammered Dunes Sports Club 5-1 to enter the finals of Anjuna Gymkhana Cup 2019, played at Anjuna Gymkhana ground, here on Monday. Suraj Kauntankar opened the tally for Pilerne in the 14th minute with a neat finish from the close. Pilerne doubled their lead in the 21st minute as Rajat made a beautiful pass …

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Fr Agnelo, MES in quarters

NT NETWORK Fatorda Fr Agnelo Higher Secondary School, Verna and MES Higher Secondary School, Zuarinagar entered the quarterfinals of Inter-Higher Secondary School football tournament for U-19 boys, organised by DSYA, after winning their respective matches at artificial grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Monday. In the first match, Fr Agnel HSS defeated Mount Mary’s HSS, Chinchinim 2-0 courtesy a fine brace by Vassim …

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Jessel Carneiro leaves for Kerala to start ISL journey with Kerala Blasters

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Maina, Curtorim Jessel Carneiro (29) left for Kerala on Monday to begin his tryst with the Indian Super League (ISL), five years after his contemporaries. In 2014, he was a member of Pune City FC and had made it to the first ISL Draft but unlike Mandar Rao Desai or Romeo Fernandes he was not lucky. …

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SINDHU CONQUERS THE WORLD

Basel (Switzerland): P V Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 36 minutes in a one-sided final. Sindhu’s gold is the second medal that India won at the Worlds this year with Sai Praneeth winning a bronze in men’s singles category. The last time Sindhu and …

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India bury Bhutan under seven goals

Kalyani: India pumped seven goals past a hapless Bhutan side on a rain-drenched day at the Kalyani Stadium, on Sunday, as the Blue Colts propelled themselves to the top of the 2019 SAFF U-15 Championship table. Bibiano Fernandes’ side, that had posted a 5-0 victory against Nepal in their first game, were as dominant as ever, as Taison Singh and …

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Aguero scores twice as City breeze past Bournemouth

Bournemouth: Sergio Aguero struck twice as Manchester City moved into second place in the Premier League, two points behind leaders Liverpool, with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday. Just three weeks into the new season and last year’s top two clubs are already perched at the top of the table. While City’s draw at home to Tottenham Hotspur last …

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Chandor deny Cuncolim quarters spot

Chandor: Chandor Club entered the quarterfinals of 46th Chandor Seamen Rolling Trophy Football Tournament defeating Cuncolim Union 4-3 via the tie breaker played at Chandor grounds on Sunday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Though Chandor Club fielded a strong team, the proceedings were evenly matched with Cuncolim Union constantly sending powerful shots towards the Chandor …

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Salgaocar upset Marc Caterers on way to semis

Benaulim: Salgaocar Veterans squeezed past fighting Marc Caterers, Nuvem 5-4 in the tie-breaker to enter the semi-finals of the 19th VM Salgaocar Memorial Veterans Soccer organised by the Prime Sports Club and played at St John the Baptist ground Dando, Benaulim. The match had a dazzling start with Nuvem taking a stunning lead in the 2nd minute when striker Francis …

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Manora outplay DBO Fatorda to lift title

Manora: Youth Club of Manora emerged champions of Manora Youth Soccer Tournament defeating Don Bosco Oratory Fatorda 3-1 in the final played at Manora grounds, Raia on Sunday. Dominating both sessions of play, Youth Club of Manora tamed their rivals in every department of the game. Leading 3-0 at half time, Youth Club of Manora’s most prolific striker Joyson Gaunkar …

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GOA BRIEFS

Reuben finishes second in Nat’l Amateur Chess C’ship PANAJI: Goa’s Reuben Colaco finished joint second with 7.5 points at the 8th National Amateur Chess Championship, held at Bhopal, on Sunday. Gujarat’s Anadkat Kartavya won the championship with eight points. Reuben Colaco was tied on points with Tanmay Chopra with 7.5 points. Meanwhile, Sairaj Vernekar of Goa finished joint 3rd with …

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