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Carmel College emerge GU football champs

NT NETWORK   TALEIGAO Carmel College, Nuvem won the Goa University Inter College Football Championship for Women for the second successive year as they defeated Rosary College, Navelim 4-2 via tie-breaker in the finals played at Taleigao Plateau on Tuesday. Carmel College started strongly with better ball possession but Rosary College, with tight marking in the midfield, did not give ... Read More »

Neceil, Velton steer DBO Fatorda into final

NT NETWORK   CHINCHINIM A goal each from Neceil Pinto and Velton D’Souza in either session helped Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda register a hard-fought 2-1 win against Nerul SC and enter the finals of CRC Cup football tournament, at Chinchinim grounds on Tuesday. DBO Fatorda went into the lead in the 25th minute after Neceil Pinto dodged two rival defenders ... Read More »

Goa Professional League kicks off at Duler today

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Sporting Clube de Goa start their Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League campaign with a match against newly promoted Velsao SCC at Duler stadium today. Dempo Sports Club lock horns with Football Club of Bardez on Thursday while Salgaocar FC take on Corps of Signals in their first game on Friday. There will be two games ... Read More »

AIFF to probe Gourav Mukhi’s age discrepancy issue

PTI   NEW DELHI The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday said its players’ status committee will investigate the allegations of age “discrepancy” against Jamshedpur FC’s Gourav Mukhi, who has been declared the youngest scorer of the ongoing Indian Super League. The Indian Super League claimed that Mukhi, at 16, was the youngest ever to score in the tournament’s ... Read More »

Kelbai cruise past El Shaddai; Goan FC win big against Goa Utd

NT NETWORK   THIVIM Kelbai Sports Club trounced El Shaddai Sports Club, Assagao 3-0 in the GFA U-14 (Bardez Zone) League match played at Thivim grounds, on Tuesday. All the goals for the winners came in the second session of play. Kelbai opened their account in the 38th minute with Sagun Chodankar scoring from the penalty spot. As the match ... Read More »

India overwhelm England

PORVORIM India continued their winning run in the T20 cricket tri-series for blind as they registered an easy five-wicket victory over England at GCA Academy ground in Porvorim on Tuesday. With the win India extended their points tally to 9 while England are yet to open their account. England captain Ed Hossell won the toss and opted to bat first. ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Anjuna Gymkhana outshine Eagles SC ANJUNA: A goal each from Nazir Ali and T Pereira helped Anjuna Gymkhana beat Eagles SC 2-0 in the GFA U-16 Legaue match played at Anjuna ground, on Tuesday. Meanwhile in the GFA’s Third Division match played at Assonora ground, Bidesh XI downed Sirsaim Sports Club 3-0. The winners led 1-0 at the break as ... Read More »

Key Madhesi party threatens to withdraw support to Oli

PTI   Kathmandu The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, a key Madhesi party which has been demanding amendments to Nepal’s Constitution, has threatened to withdraw its support to Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli-led government. The RJP-N leaders, who presented a memorandum to Prime Minister Oli on Monday, warned that if the government failed to address their demands, the party would withdraw ... Read More »

US seeks thorough probe into disappearance of Saudi Journalist Khashoggi

PTI   Washington The US has sought a thorough and transparent investigation into the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist after President Donald Trump expressed concern over the scribe’s whereabouts. Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, went missing after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. According to some media reports, Khashoggi, 59, has ... Read More »

Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as ‘Russian GRU doctor’

AFP   London Investigative group Bellingcat has identified the second suspect in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal as a doctor employed by Moscow’s GRU military intelligence service. The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case as fabrications aimed at discrediting Russia. Yet analysts will read Bellingcat’s latest publication for more clues into the ... Read More »