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Dalgado Konknni Akademi to celebrate Goa Statehood Day

To preserve the identity of Goa and bring about awareness among its people, Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organises various activities on the important days of India and Goa. The events are organised annually with an objective to make known the importance of the day and to remind the people of our history. One such key day is on May 30 …

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Villa meets Derby for 170 million pounds prize

London: Aston Villa face Derby County in the Championship playoff final on Monday with both clubs desperate for a return to the Premier League in a game billed as the richest in world football with at least 170 million pounds ($216.19 million) on the line. Villa has been out of the top flight for three seasons while Derby has been …

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Messi finishes as Europe’s top scorer for third straight year

Barcelona: Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe’s Golden Shoe award for three straight years after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to score the four goals he needed in Paris St Germain’s final league match of the season on Friday. Messi earned the honour, which goes to the leading scorer in league matches in Europe’s top …

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Big guns gearing up to fire one last time

London: One last World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar remembers his fondly, carried around the Wankhede stadium waving the tricolour in front of fans delirious with a first World Cup title in 28 years. Imran Khan—suave, restrained, holding aloft the crystal trophy in 1992—will remember his as the day cricket in Pakistan came of age. For some, those final World Cup moments …

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Albert Developers crush Cortalim

Panaji: Albert Developers continued their good run with a fluent 8-1 win over Cortalim Villagers Sports and Welfare Association in the Goa Football Association Second Division League play-off match played at Ella ground, on Saturday. Albert Developers started the match on an attacking front but despite all their efforts, they couldn’t get the act right in front of the goal. …

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GOA BRIEFS

FC Goa confirms Corominas is staying for another year PANAJI: FC Goa has confirmed that Ferran Corominas has extended his stay with the club for one more year. The forward helped the club to their most successful season in 2018/19 as he led the line for the Gaurs – who finished runners-up in the Indian Super League before clinching the …

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Dempo SC wins 5-1

PANAJI: Dempo SC finished their last match of the All India football Federation (AIFF) Junior league in style by hammering Iron Born FC 5-1 at the Barrackpore stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. With Bengaluru FC having already qualified for the semifinals from Group D, the Dempo SC lads appeared to enjoy their last tie scoring at will. Dempo SC started …

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10 cricketers who missed World Cup glory

Attaining the status of a great doesn’t actually guarantee the World Champion tag. While this holds true in every sport, the list is rather long and illustrious in cricket, taking the relatively short history of the tournament into consideration. Ten cricketers who missed World Cup glory BRIAN LARA Brian Lara’s records in Test cricket are known to even the most …

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CM, others meet Modi

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, newly-elected North Goa MP Shripad Naik and Deputy Chief Minister Manohar Azgaonkar on Saturday met Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and national president of the Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah in New Delhi, congratulating them on the success of National Democratic Alliance at the recent Lok Sabha elections. Meanwhile, Modi remembered former chief minister Manohar Parrikar …

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Fishing ban to kick in on June 1

Panaji: The annual 61-day-long ban on mechanised fishing will come into force from June 1 in the state. Around 1,500 trawlers from the state will pull their nets off Goa’s territorial waters, as the government has issued an order imposing the ban on the mechanised fishing along the coast with effect from June 1 to July 31. The ban is …

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