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Vihari’s maiden ton guides India to 416

PTI Kingston Hanuma Vihari scored his maiden century while Ishant Sharma struck his career’s first fifty as India were bowled out for 416 in their first innings at tea on the second day of the second cricket Test against the West Indies here on Saturday. Vihari made a career-best 111 off 225 balls with the help of 16 boundaries to …

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Goa returns triumphant with hosting dates from Oct 20 to Nov 4, 2020; stick to stand on not paying fee

NT NETWORK Panaji The Goa delegation that went to New Delhi to break the impasse with Indian Olympic Association (IOA) over the hosting of the 36th National Games returned triumphantly with Goa being allowed to host the 36th National Games from October 20 to November 4, 2020 and no fee being paid from the financial exchequer of Goa, as was …

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India dominate Nepal in one-sided final to lift title

IANS Kalyani A convincing India U-15 team thrashed Nepal 7-0 to lift the SAFF U-15 title at the Kalyani Stadium here on Saturday. Striker Sridarth Nongmeikapam scored a hat-trick while Maheson Singh, Amandeep, Sibajit Singh and Himanshu Jangra scored one goal apiece. In the process, the Bibiano Fernandes-coached side scored 28 goals without having conceded any in the five matches …

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Navelim Veterans remain unstoppable

NT NETWORK Benaulim Navelim Veterans scored in both sessions to script a comfortable 2-0 victory over Chinchinim Veterans to enter the semi-finals of the 19th VM Salgaocar Memorial Veterans Soccer Tournament organised by Prime Sports Club and played at St John the Baptist Ground, Danddo Benaulim. Navelim was the far more superior side and the winners took an early lead …

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GCA elections on Sept 22

NT NETWORK Panaji The elections for Goa Cricket Association’s (GCA) new managing committee for the tenure 2019-22 will be held on September 22 at Goa Cricket Academy Hall, Porvorim from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. Voting will be conducted for the following posts: president, secretary, treasurer, vice president, joint secretary and one member. The process of filing of nominations will …

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St Anthony’s overcome SJD Areal scare

NT NETWORK Chandor Playing to their best potential, St Anthony’s SC, Siolim registered a 6-5 win against Sao Jose De Areal to enter the semifinals of 46th Chandor Seamen Rolling Trophy Football Tournament played at Chandor on Saturday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. It was the Sao Jose De Areal team that started the match …

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Hemant Kumar is new SAG ED; Prabhudesai to be appointed DSYA Director

NT NETWORK Panaji Hemant Kumar (IAS) has been appointed as Executive Director (ED) of Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) in place of VM Prabhudesai in a bureaucratic shuffle on Thursday. Hemant Kumar who was Collector of Diu reported to the Goa government on Thursday. “Prabhudesai is going to be appointed Director of Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs (DSYA),” a …

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Dominant India eye series win against Windies

IANS Kingston After registering a record-breaking victory in the first Test, Team India will try to seal the series when they take on West Indies in the second match beginning Friday at the historic Sabina Park. India clinched a 318-run win — their largest overseas victory in terms of runs — in the first Test in Antigua and began their …

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No Dhoni in India team announced for SA T20 series

PTI New Delhi Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not figure in the Indian team for the upcoming three-match T20 series against South Africa while a fit-again Hardik Pandya returned as the only change in the 15-member squad announced on Thursday. The three T20 Internationals will be played in Dharamsala (September 15), Mohali (September 18) and Bengaluru (September 22). Dhoni, who had …

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Fr Basilo’s oust MES on way to semis

NT NETWORK Fatorda Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial Higher Secondary School, Majorda entered the semi-finals of Inter-Higher Secondary School Zone III Level football tournament when they registered a 4-2 win against MES Higher Secondary School, Zuarinagar played at artificial grounds, Fatorda on Thursday. Playing an attacking game in both the sessions of play, Fr Basilio Andrade Higher Secondary School, Majorda looked …

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