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Rankireddy-Chirag win men’s doubles title

Bangkok: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty on Sunday became the first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament with a hard-fought victory over Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen of China in the summit clash of Thailand Open here. The unseeded Indian duo prevailed 21-19 18-21 21-18 over the third seeded Chinese pair after battling hard …

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India seal series after win in rain-hit second T20I

Lauderhill: India produced a much-improved batting performance on Sunday to outclass West Indies by 22 runs via DLS method in the 2nd T20 international to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series at Lauderhill in Florida. Chasing 168 for victory, the players were taken off the field due to bad weather conditions and the impending threat of lightning …

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DBO Fatorda book semis berth

Chinchinim: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda entered the semifinals of 22nd Our Lady of Merces Soccer defeating St Rock’s Youth Club, Majorda 3-1 via tie breaker, at Chinchinim church grounds on Sunday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. St Rock’s YC went into the lead in the very 3rd minute when attacking medio Mathew Colaco, after receiving …

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PY Nuvem enter last four

Vagator: Francis Colaco’s late goal helped Parish Youth Nuvem book their place in the semifinals of 21st Vagator Soccer 2019 as they edged out CDJ Ribandar by a solitary goal in the quarterfinal played at Vagator PYSC ground, here on Sunday. Ribandar should have taken the lead early when Sandesh Kavlekar set up Sachin Shirvoikar in the box but his …

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Double crown for Trisha, Anshuman; Sanmay, Mallika triumph

Margao: Anshuman Agarwal and Trisha Verlekar won double crowns each while Sanmay Paranjpe and Mallika Gogoi walked away with the Men’s and Ladies singles titles in the 50th Golden Jubilee edition of the All Goa Major Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, organised by MCC Sports Club. In the finals played at MCC Krishna Karwarkar Hall, Margao on Sunday, Sanmay, ranked India …

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I cannot give it a definite time but I will be the best: Archana Kamath

A grimace appears on her face when she loses a point. Then, determination flows through her eyes and by the time she tosses the ball for her serve it is evident that the next point is hers and the next until she wraps up the match. This has been the story of Archana Kamath in Goa Challengers quest for the …

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Chess is not a game that can churn players overnight: Bhakti Kulkarni

Bhakti  Kulkarni is on the edge of breaking all chess frontiers in India. At 27, Bhakti is ranked third in India and 38th in the world and the sky is not the limit for this Dempo Goodwill Ambassador, discovers Sports Editor AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Q: You have given chess in Goa a pedestal that would make many jealous and yet there …

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Ambelim squeeze into semis

NT NETWORK Chinchinim Ambelim SC entered the semifinals of 22nd Our Lady of Merces Soccer defeating Navelim Villagers Union 6-4 via tie-breaker, at church grounds, Chinchinim on Saturday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Rovan Pereira put Navelim Villagers Union into the lead in the 20th minute as he ran solo and after dodging the last …

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Mallika, Sanisha, Janvi, Aditi in semis

NT NETWORK Margao Top seed Mallika Gogoi along with Sanisha Shetye, Janvi Naik Dalal and Aditi Chodankar moved into the Ladies singles semifinals in the 50th Golden Jubilee edition of the All Goa Major Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, organised by MCC Sports Club, at MCC Krishna Karwarkar Hall, Margao. Mallika disposed of Ruchi Kirtani 3-1 in the quarterfinals while Sanisha …

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Dunes sink Candolim for a place in last four

NT NETWORK Vagator Dunes Sports Club made it to the semifinals of the 21st Vagator Soccer 2019 with a fluent 3-0 win over Candolim Sports Club, played at Vagator PYSC ground, here on Saturday. Anson Lobo gave the early lead to Morjim side, whereas, Shashank Achrekar and Kirtikesh Gadekar added to the tally for the winners in the second session. …

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