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KULDEEP DIGS DEEP

AGENCIES   NOTTINGHAM India continued their excellent start to their tour of England by trashing the hosts by eight wickets in the first ODI at Trent Bridge. Having wrapped up the T20 series on Sunday, the tourists carried that form across to the 50-over format by producing a dominant display in the series opener in Nottingham. England would have been ... Read More »

Croatia on fire after debut final entry

AFP   ZAGREB Tears and cries of joy, hugs and chants, firecrackers and flares — Croatia was on fire late Wednesday after their victory against England set up a first ever appearance in a World Cup final. “Croatia in World Cup finals! It is so beautiful! Miracle of all miracles in Russia!” the state-run HRT television commentator Drago Cosic shouted ... Read More »

Rosary HSS maul Saviour of the World HS 7-0

NT NETWORK   FATORDA Jobern Cardozo and Stewart De Melo netted double each while Antush Moniz, Aaron Rodrigues and Stellen Oliveira contributed with a goal each as Rosary HSS, Navelim completed a 7-0 rout of Saviour of the World HS, Loutolim 7-0 and advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of Subroto Mukherjee Cup U-17 football tournament being played at artificial grounds, Fatorda-Margao, ... Read More »

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FC Goa rope in Nirmal Chhetri PANAJI: FC Goa on Thursday announced the signing of Sikkimese defender Nirmal Chhetri, who has been a veteran in the Indian Super League since its inception. Nirmal has played for two clubs – Kerala Blasters FC (2014) and NorthEast United FC (2016 and 2017) — before joining the Gaurs ahead of the 2018-2019 season. ... Read More »

Croatia end England’s dream

AGENCIES   MOSCOW Croatia fought back, after being a goal down, to make sure that the bells of 1966 did not chime for England as they beat the latter 2-1 to mark their debut entry into the final of the FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on Wednesday. England Trippier’s curled finish in the fifth minute is ... Read More »

Holy Spirit crush Infant Jesus HS; Holy Rosary, Kings enter pre-quarters

NT NETWORK   Fatorda Holy Spirit Institute, Margao had it easy against Infant Jesus High School, Cuncolim winning the match 9-0 with Aditya Salgaocar and Harsh Patre scoring hat-tricks while Saideep Pomburphekar, Mevan Dias and Arnaldo Oliveira scoring a goal each in the Subroto Mukherjee Cup U-17 Inter-School Football Tournament played at artificial grounds, Fatorda on Wednesday. The 40 minute ... Read More »

Anderson sends Federer out of Wimbledon

AP   LONDON Roger Federer was a point away from a rather tidy, straight-set victory in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. One lousy point. And then it all came apart for the eight-time champion against an opponent who’d never beaten him before nor made it this far at the All England Club. In a stunning turnaround in an unfamiliar setting — Court ... Read More »

Rossman Cruz outplay Fr Agnelo

NT NETWORK   Assolda Rossman Cruz SC, Nagoa-Verna defeated Fr Agnelo Youth SC, Paroda 5-3 via the tie breaker to enter the quarterfinals of 10th All Goa St Anthony’s Festival cup football tournament organised by St Anthony’s SC, Assolda played at panchayat grounds, Assolda on Wedenesday. The teams played a  1-1 draw during the regulation time. Jason Dias put Fr ... Read More »

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14th Super Soccer from Jul 13 Benaulim: The 14th Super Soccer Inter-village football tournament organised by United Club of Benaulim will start from July 13, 2018. Twelve top teams are participating in the tournament, the organisers said. St Rock Youth Club, Majorda will take on Navelim Villagers Union in the inaugural match at St John the Baptist grounds, Benaulim. Niraj ... Read More »

St Joseph’s Calangute lift U-14 Bardez title

MAPUSA: St Joseph’s HS Calangute drubbed St Joseph’s HS Arpora by 5-1 margin to emerge champs of the Boys U-14 Bardez taluka football title, organised by Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs played at Duler grounds on Wednesday. Calangute lads led by two goals at the breather. Leethan Silveira combined with Rahul Xaxa to score the opening goal. Leethan doubled ... Read More »