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Ronaldo rubbishes Super League idea, defends Barcelona season

MADRID: Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has rubbished the idea of a European Super League replacing the Champions League, suggestingthat Europe’s top clubs are using it as a means of extracting more money for themselves. European soccer’s governing body UEFA this week met with representatives from some of the continent’s major clubs to discuss the proposal of replacing the elite competition ... Read More »

Moura conjures second miracle in 24 hours; Tottenham in finals

Amsterdam: Lucas Moura conjured the second Champions League miracle in 24 hours with a last-gasp winner to complete his hat-trick and a 3-2 win to send Tottenham Hotspur past a shattered Ajax Amsterdam into the final on away goals on Wednesday. A day after Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-0 to overturn a 3-0 first-leg deficit, Tottenham came back from the dead ... Read More »

Beckham gets six-month driving ban for using phone

London: David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of his Bentley. A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former Manchester United and England soccer star holding a phone while driving through central London on November 21. Beckham’s lawyer, Gerrard Tyrrell, said his client had “no ... Read More »

Salgaonkar beat Chowgule by 60 runs

Porvorim: Salgaonkar recorded a thumping 60-run win over Chowgule in the inaugural match of the Goa Premier League, at GCA Academy Ground in Porvorim, on Thursday. Put in to bat first by Chowgule, Salgaonkar rode on fine half centuries by skipper Snehal Kauthankar (72) and opener Unmukt Chand (54) to post a challenging 236 for 7 in their allotted 40 ... Read More »

Salgaocar Jrs ease past Goa Velha

DULER: Salgaocar Football Club Juniors registered an easy 3-0 win over Goa Velha Sports Club in the GFA First Division League match played at Duler Stadium, on Thursday. Jeniton D’Silva scored the opener for the Greens in the dying minutes of the first session, while Steflon D’Costa and Fhezer Gomes scored each in the second half to book all three ... Read More »

Traffic chaos order of the day at St Andrew’s Church Square

A queue of the vehicles seen almost close to the GSL gate in Vasco VASCO: The traffic congestion, during the peak hours, has been the order of the day at St Andrew’s Church Square in the Vasco town. And, this is despite the traffic personnel remaining deployed there on a regular basis. Although there three schools in the vicinity, but ... Read More »

Rotary Club of Mapusa donates robotic arms to seven youth

Mapusa: Taking forward its tradition of providing fitments since last 25 years to needy persons, Rotary Club of Mapusa on Wednesday donated free robotic arms to seven youth at Mapusa to bring change in their life. Each limb cost around Rs 3 lakh. Rotary Club of Mapusa has been involved with Jaipur foot artificial limb fitments for the last 25 ... Read More »

Legal aid clinic opened at GMC

PANAJI: North Goa District Legal Services Authority, Panaji has opened a legal aid clinic at Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim. The inauguration of the clinic was done at the hands of Justice C V Bhadang, Judge of High Court of Bombay at Goa in the presence of Irshad Agha, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Panaji, Sayonara Telles Laad, Member ... Read More »

BJP will come back to power with full majority: Gadkari

New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister for Road Transport Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that the saffron party would come back to power at the Centre for a second consecutive term with a bigger majority. Gadkari said this disagreeing with the comments of BJP general secretary Ram Madhav that the BJP would need support of allies to form ... Read More »

Delhi will be free of air, water pollution in 3 years: Gadkari

New Delhi: Delhi will be completely free of air and water pollution in the next three years, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday, stressing that it was his “promise” to the city, which goes to polls on May 12. The government, he said had taken up projects worth Rs 50,000 crore to decongest Delhi. “Our government has done 100 ... Read More »