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Sharad Pawar takes over as ICC president

SINGAPORE: Union Agriculture Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar on Thursday took over the reins of the International Cricket Council (ICC), becoming the second Indian after Mr Jagmohan Dalmiya to head the world cricket body.

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Commitment, extensive training important for sportspersons: Kamat

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has said that commitment and extensive training are very important for a sportsperson to achieve success. Sports, he said, is a viable career option and therefore urged the Goan sportspersons to work hard and take up a career in sports and bring Goan sports on the national map.

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Goalkeeper Chowdhury signs for Dempo

MARGAO: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has confirmed the inter-state transfer of 20 football players after the respective association has provided the clearance for the transfers.

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Serena races into semis; Venus, Clijsters shocked

LONDON: Reigning champion Serena Williams moved into the semi-finals, while five-time winner Venus Williams and US Open champion Kim Clijsters were a pair of quarter-final upset victims on Tuesday at The Championships, Wimbledon.

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Nuvem in quarters

MARGAO: Parish Youth Nuvem outclassed CRC Chinchinim 3-1 to enter the last eight of Cana-Benaulim soccer tournament, organised by Cana-Benaulim SA and being played at St John Baptist grounds Dando, Benaulim. The winners led by a goal at the breather.

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Armando salutes Saina

PANAJI: Dempo Sports Club head coach and secretary, Mr Armando Colaco has praised India’s Saina Nehwal for her tremendous effort in winning three international badminton titles, including the Singapore Open and the Indonesian Open Super Series titles, in the last three weeks.

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‘3 foreigners should be permitted in Fed Cup’

PANAJI: Dempo Sports Club team manager Mr Custodio Almeida wants the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to have a re-look on its decision to reduce the number of foreigners to two for this year’s Federation Cup.

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Dutch dribble past Slovakia

DURBAN: Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder scored in each half Monday to give the Netherlands a 2-1 win over Slovakia and a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.

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Technophobe FIFA looks ever more isolated

JOHANNESBURG: FIFA’s refusal to use technology to help decide on close calls has left soccer isolated in major international sport, clinging to the idea that human error is somehow preferable to computer-backed truth.

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