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Portugal awakens football in Goa

NT NETWORK   PANAJI/MARGAO Goa waited for Portugal to join the World Cup party and they needed to wait for…

Gimenez header breaks Uruguay’s 48-year jinx

AP   YEKATERINBURG Uruguay won their opening match at the World Cup for the first time in 48 years, getting…

Morocco undone by own goal

REUTERS   ST PETERSBURG A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over…

Historic Afghan Test ends on Day 2 as Indian bowlers wreak havoc

PTI   Bengaluru Afghanistan’s dreams of scripting a fairytale turned into a virtual nightmare as a ruthlessly professional India demolished…

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SAG hold meet with sporting bodies PANAJI: The Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) along with the Goa Olympic Association (GOA)…

Lukewarm start to World Cup in Goa

NT NETWORK   PANAJI/Margao The 2018 FIFA World Cup started in Goa with a whimper. The zest of the past…

Dhawan, Vijay give Afghans a reality check

PTI   BENGALURU Hundreds from Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay gave Afghanistan the expectedly tough initiation into Test cricket but…

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Brothers of Orda enter finals CANDOLIM: Brothers of Orda made it to the finals of Friends Circle Soccer Cup after…

Football is back, to unite all

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES|NT Sports Editor PANAJI The FIFA World Cup – the biggest and longest party in the world – begins…

Spain fire coach on eve of World Cup; Hierro appointed

REUTERS KRASNODAR Spain coach Julen Lopetegui was sensationally sacked on Wednesday, two days before their opening World Cup match, for…