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Cunchelim come back to beat Candolim

NT NETWORK CALANGUTE A strong second half performance by Cunchelim Sports Club saw them overturn a goal deficit and register an impressive 3-1 win over Candolim Sports Club in the GFA’s Second Division League (Bardez Zone) match played at Poriat ground, Calangute on Tuesday. Both teams started the match on an attacking note but Cunchelim SC suffered a blow when ... Read More »

Goa bowled out for 116

AGENCIES BHUBANESWAR The sorry tale of Goa’s batsmen continued as they once again faltered; this time against a disciplined Odisha bowling attack who bundled them out for a paltry 116 to take a 236-run first innings lead on the second day of their Elite, Group C Ranji Trophy match at Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. After a good start on the opening ... Read More »

Loyola HS march into finals

NT NETWORK CHICALIM Holders Loyola High School, Margao beat Fr Agnel Multipurpose School, Verna 2-0 to enter the finals of the 5th Baptist Fernandes Memorial inter school football tournament, organised by Goa Soccer Center for Boys under 12yrs, at panchayat ground, Chicalim on Tuesday. Sohan Fernandes scored both the goals for Loyola HS. In the Group B semifinals matches, Fr ... Read More »

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Goa boys and girls win silver at tennis ball cricket PANAJI: Goa boys and girls settled for silver in their respective categories at the 64th School National U-17 Tennis Ball Cricket Games, at Khandwa Madhya Pradesh on Monday. Goa boys went down to Chhattisgarh by 16 runs in the final, while the girls too faltered in the finals as they ... Read More »

India end 71-yr wait; win first ever Test series in Australia

PTI   SYDNEY Indian cricket got its new seminal moment after talismanic Virat Kohli led the country to a maiden series victory on Australian soil, ending a 71-year wait to script a golden chapter in the game’s history. The fourth and final Test match at the SCG petered to a barren draw due to inclement weather but not before providing ... Read More »

Goa restrict Odisha to 229/7 on Day 1

NT NETWORK   BHUBANESHWAR Fine piece of bowling by new-ball pair of Krishna Das and Lakshay Garg and equally impressive show by spinners Amogh Desai and Darshan Misal helped Goa restrict Odisha to a moderate 229 for 7 on the opening day of the Elite, Group C, Round 9, Ranji Trophy match at Bhubaneswar on Monday. Put into bat, hosts ... Read More »

Vagator PY, SJD Areal secure wins

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE Vagator Parish Youth SC outshined Holy Cross SC, Arambol 5-2 in the GFA’s Second Division League match played at Poriat ground, on Monday. In a one sided affair, Vagator had to wait until the 21st minute before Anford Fernandes scored their first goal. And by the time the teams departed for lemon break Vagator led 3-0 ... Read More »

Goan FC win GFA U-14 Bardez Zone League

DULER Goan Football Club emerged winner of the GFA’s U-14 League registering a 4-1 win over Dunes Sports Club at Duler Stadium, on Monday. In an evenly contested first session, Goan FC had to work hard to find the breakthrough which they managed to get in the 13th minute through Rohan Mangaoknkar. Dunes SC pressed hard to get the leveller ... Read More »

Iran run all over Yemen

AGENCIES   ABU DHABI Mehdi Taremi scored twice as Iran crushed Yemen 5-0 in the war-torn country’s Asian Cup debut on Monday to fire an ominous warning to their title rivals. Team Melli’s dominant performance in Abu Dhabi was in stark contrast to joint-favorites South Korea, who scraped past the Philippines while China profited from a goalkeeping howler to spark ... Read More »

Thailand sack coach Milovan Rajevac

AFP   ABU DHABI Thailand has fired coach Milovan Rajevac following a humiliating 4-1 thrashing by India in their opening Asian Cup game at the weekend. The 65-year-old Serb, who took charge of Thailand in 2017, paid the price after the War Elephants conceded three second-half goals to slump to a shock defeat in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Thai football ... Read More »