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India set England a mountain to climb

PTI   NOTTINGHAM Skipper Virat Kohli scored his 23rd Test century as a dominant India took giant strides towards victory in the third cricket Test against England on Monday. Courtesy Kohli’s 103, his second ton of the series, India declared their second innings at 352 for seven, leaving the hosts an improbable victory target of 521 runs. Kohli’s runs came ... Read More »

Manchester United need to wriggle their way out of their mess

SIMON EVANS | REUTERS   MANCHESTER After a close-season of discontent, Manchester United’s dismal performance in their 3-2 defeat by Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday only intensified the chorus of criticism. But with the transfer window closed, manager Jose Mourinho has no alternative to trying to draw on his experience and skill to get the best he can out ... Read More »

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PY Nuvem ease past CAC Cansaulim BENAULIM: Parish Youth Nuvem defeated CAC Cansaulim 2-0 to enter the quarterfinals of 33rd Strikers Trophy football tournament, organised by Young Strikers, Benaulim and played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Monday. Both the goals for the winners came in the second half as the first half remained goalless. While Stephen Colaco ... Read More »

Wrestler Bajrang wins first gold for India at Asian Games

PTI JAKARTA A dominating Bajrang Punia opened India’s gold medal account at the Asian Games, bringing smiles and relief to the Indian camp, which was jolted by the early exit of star wrestler Sushil Kumar here on Sunday. An in-form Bajrang won his maiden Asian Games gold in the 65 kg category but a ‘rusty’ Sushil lost his last chance ... Read More »

Apurvi-Ravi Kumar shoot bronze for India

AGENCIES   PALEMBANG Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar opened India’s medal account at the Asian Games 2018 as the duo claimed bronze in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event in Jakarta on Sunday. The duo aggregated 429.9 after 42 shots in the 48-shot final and were in second spot for major part of the 48-shot finals before China overtook ... Read More »

Chandor prove to be better finishers

NT NETWORK Cuncolim Chandor Club entered the semifinals of Yaari Cup Football Tournament defeating Curtorim Gymkhana 6-4 via tie breaker at Cuncolim grounds on Sunday. The teams played a 2-2 draw during the 90 minutes. Chandor Club went into lead through a goal scored by Marcus Fernandes who deftly beat the rival keeper Christo Hilario off a neat pass from ... Read More »

Anjuna shoot to glory

NT NETWORK CALANGUTE Anjuna Gymkhana Sports Club stunned hosts St Savio’s Sports club Calangute by 2-0 margin to lift the Late Anthony & Santana Carvalho Memorial cup 2018, sponsored by Peter Carvalho and Prashant Korgaonkar, played at Poriat grounds, Calangute on Sunday. It was an astonishing display from the visiting club Anjuna that scored a goal in each session of ... Read More »

Himachal play Sikkim in Jr Nat’l Girls Football championship opener

NT NETWORK FATORDA Himachal Pradesh will cross swords with Sikkim at the Holy Trinity grounds, Benaulim at 8.30 am today in the opener of the Junior Girls National Football Championship. “The tournament is being organised in Goa by the All India Football Federation (AIFF)in association with the Goa football association (GFA),” disclosed Sapna Rani, the AIFF representative in Goa. Manipur ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORT SCAN

Youth Strikers pip St Rock’s to enter quarters Benaulim: Young Strikers, Benaulim registered a solitary goal win against St Rock’s Youth Club, Majorda to enter the quarter finals of the 33rd Strikers Trophy football tournament played at St John Baptist grounds, Benaulim. After a dull start the match gathered  momentum in the 18th minute when Benaulim got an opportunity but ... Read More »

Kohli, Rahane knit valuable stand to begin survival

NOTTINGHAM: Virat Kohli was frustrated to be dismissed three runs short of his century but another fine captain’s knock inspired India on their best batting day of the series in the third test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday. Please like & share: Read More »