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Sporting sweep aside Sesa

NT NETWORK   VASCO Sporting Clube de Goa had an easy outing against Sesa Football Academy as they blanked them 2-0 in their opening group match of the AWES Cup, at Tilak Maidan, Vasco on Thursday. Both the goals for Sporting came in the first session as Victorino Fernandes and Mauvin Borges found the mark in the 14th and 33rd ... Read More »

Aslon, Alviton doubles put Varca SC in trouble

NT NETWORK   CUNCOLIM Aslon Oliveira and Alviton Silva scored a double each while Bersal Viegas contributed with a goal as Sao Jose de Areal thrashed Varca SC 5-0 to move into the quarterfinals of Rising Cup football tournament, at Cuncolim grounds on Thursday. The Areal team led 2-0 at half time. They shot into the lead as early as ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Shawn treble sends Loutolim into last 4 CHANDOR: Shawn Noronha scored a hat-trick as SCC Loutolim blanked Sporting Club of Davorlim 4-0 and entered the semifinals of 45th Chandor Seamen Trophy football tournament, at Chandor grounds on Thursday. Shawn found the mark in the 21st, 27th and 48th minute while their other goal was scored by Sandeep Konde in the ... Read More »

Churchill Bros eves edge out Goa Velha

NT NETWORK   DULER New entrants Churchill Brothers managed to register a hard-fought 1-0 win over Goa Velha in the inaugural match of the GFA Vendanta Women’s League 2018-19, organised by GFA and played under floodlights here on Thursday. The Churchill Brothers eves dominated the first session and even came close to opening their account in the 14th minute, but ... Read More »

India crosses half century of medals

JAKARTA: Heptathlete Swapna Barman added a dash of heroism to her historic gold medal, triple jumper Arpinder Singh personified the predictability that comes with a favourite tag, while sprinter Dutee Chand continued to rediscover herself as track-and-field remained India’s happy hunting ground at the 18th Asian Games here. The surprise story of the day was table tennis where old warhorse ... Read More »

Last four tenders to be floated, Games on track: Ringane

TALEIGAO: “With the last four tenders to be floated soon, I am confident infrastructure for the 36th National Games will be ready on schedule. Works on most projects are already on and with all budgetary provisions in place it is safe to say we are on track,” new Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) chief engineer Anil Ringane told The Navhind ... Read More »

International BRIEFS

Federer advances in US Open NEW YORK: Second seed Roger Federer started his US Open appearance with an overwhelming 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 win against Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka to enter the second round. Federer, 37, winner of five consecutive US Open, will have as next opponent Frenchman Benoit Paire, who defeated Austrian Dennis Novak 7-6 (6), 3-6, 7-5 and 7-6 (5). ... Read More »

India U-19 appear to be on right track with new coach Floyd

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES|NT Sports Editor UTORDA Many of the Indian U-19 players practicing in Goa have been through three coaches – German Nicolai Adam, Portuguese Luis Matos and now India’s Floyd Pinto. Through time their style of play had changed for the better. The All India football Federation (AIFF) decided to retain the players who represented India during the AIFF U-17 ... Read More »

4-star Alvito sinks Navelim Villagers

NT NETWORK CUNCOLIM A four-goal blitz by striker Alvito Miranda enabled United Club of Palolem register a massive 6-1 win against Navelim Villagers Union and enter the quarterfinals of Rising Cup 2018 football tournament, at Cuncolim grounds on Tuesday. Selachi Cardozo and Austin Diniz contributed in Palolem’s win by scoring a goal each. Alvito found the mark in the 2nd, ... Read More »

Churchill FC request placed before Emergency Committee

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Churchill Brothers FC will have to wait to see whether they can play in the All India football Federation (AIFF) I-league after the League Committee, in its meeting on Tuesday, decided to place Churchill brothers request for inclusion to the Emergency Committee which is expected to meet at a later date. Churchill Brothers FC was relegated ... Read More »