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Dicarpale show Betalbatim the door

NT NETWORK   Fatorda Playing in their best form, Dicarpale SC knocked out Betalbatim Sporting Club 6-5 in the tie breaker to enter the semifinals of Bro. Eulalio Vas Memorial football tournament, played at Don Bosco Oratory grounds, Fatorda on Tuesday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during regulation time. It was the Betalbatim Sporting team that went into lead ... Read More »

UAE ready to co-host World Cup with Qatar if rift resolved

REUTERS   ABU DHABI United Arab Emirates sports chief Mohammed Khalfan al-Romaithi believes the Gulf nation would welcome an approach to co-host the 2022 World Cup if its deep political rift with Qatar is resolved. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has backed a proposal to expand the next World Cup from 32 to 48 teams and has suggested that neighbouring countries ... Read More »

‘Very, very, happy,’ says Kohli after sweeping ICC awards

AFP NEW DELHI India captain Virat Kohli said on Tuesday that he was “very very happy” after becoming the first-ever player to clinch all three top honours, including cricketer of the year, in the International Cricket Council awards. Kohli, who recently led India to their maiden Test and one-day series triumph in Australia, was also voted the Test and ODI ... Read More »

Vasco SC send Calangute Association for a beach stroll

NT NETWORK   DULER Vasco Sports Club registered an easy 2-0 win over Calangute Association in the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League match played at Duler stadium on Monday and is now on fourteen points in fourteen matches. Nigerian Henry Ezeh opened the tally for the Port Towners in the early minutes, while substitute strike Beneston Barretto confirmed the ... Read More »

Liston teaches FC Goa reserves art of scoring

NT NETWORK   ELLA FC Goa reserves played without the intent to score till the time Liston Colaco came in for Zondingliana. Ten minutes later he scored his first and at the end of ninety minutes FC Goa defeated Hindustan FC 6-0 in the 2nd Division I-League at Dempo Academy ground in Ella, Old Goa on Monday. FC Goa had ... Read More »

Australia seal last-8 berth

AP   SHARJAH Japan advanced to the Asian Cup quarterfinals by beating Saudi Arabia 1-0, while defending champion Australia needed penalties to get past Uzbekistan on Monday. Takehiro Tomiyasu scored for Japan with a header in the 20th minute and the Saudis created few chances despite having more than 75 percent of the possession. Japan, who are looking to win ... Read More »

Kevnem SC come from behind to upset St Mathew’s SC

NT NETWORK   TALEIGAO A strong second half performance helped Kevnem Sports Club come from behind and register a 2-1 win against St Mathew’s Sports Club, Azossim in the GFA’s Third Division League match played at Taleigao ground, on Monday. In the first session, St Mathew’s SC enjoyed better share of possession and took lead in the 23rd minute through ... Read More »

Candolim SC edge out Sinquerim SC

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE Pundalik Naik’s 80th minute goal proved to be the match-winner as Candolim Sports Club edged out Sinquerim Sports Club 1-0 in the GFA’s Second Division League match played at Poriat ground, here on Monday. There was hardly any worthwhile action in the first half as both the teams struggled to get on the score sheet. Sinquerim’s ... Read More »

Serena sees off Simona

AGENCIES   MELBOURNE Serena Williams demolished world no 1 Simona Halep 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to storm into the quarterfinals of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Monday. Serena, ranked 16th, did not play the Australian Open last year following the birth of her daughter. She played the French Open last year but pulled out in the fourth round ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Navelim SC emerge football champs BETALBATIM: Navelim SC emerged triumphant in the Martins Cup football tournament defeating Curtorim Gymkhana by a solitary goal in the finals played at panchayat grounds, Betalbatim on Sunday. The all-important goal for Navelim Sporting was scored by Aulon Gomes in the 50th minute. GFDC coaches’ 2-day workshop concludes PANAJI: A total of 85 coaches across ... Read More »