Monday , 24 September 2018


Goa girls bow out

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa girls were eliminated from the Sub Junior Nationals Football Championship, organised by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), as Jharkhand made it to the quarterfinals from the group Goa was in. Jharkhand had defeated Goa 10-1 in their opener at Cuttack in Odisha. Chandigarh, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Manipur qualified ... Read More »

Thai schoolboys ask for less homework in first letters from cave

REUTERS   CHIANG RAI (THAILAND) A soccer team of 12 Thai schoolboys and their coach trapped in a flooded cave for the past fortnight established contact with their parents for the first time through heartfelt letters as rescuers strove on Saturday to find a way to save them. Short notes scribbled by each schoolboy on smudged, yellowish paper showed both ... Read More »

Raia SC make it to semifinal

RAIA Second half strikes from Danny Fernandes and Lloyd Cardozo helped Raia SC overcome Curtorim Gymkhana 2-1 and enter the semifinals of 47th Custodio Memorial football tournament played at panchayat grounds, Raia on Saturday. After a goalless first half, the second session saw Raia SC go into the lead in the 47th minute after their attacking medio Danny Fernandes dispatched ... Read More »

Cuncolim Union outdo Navelim Villagers

NT NETWORK   BENAULIM Cuncolim Union entered the semifinals of 22nd Dando Boys Cup football tournament defeating Navelim Villagers Union 5-4 via tie-breaker, at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Saturday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Striker Daulat Dessai put Cuncolim Union in the lead in the 25th minute of the first session, but ... Read More »

England in semis after 28 years

TOBY DAVIS|REUTERS   SAMARA Headers from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli fired an impressive England into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years after they eased their way to a 2-0 victory over a dogged but disappointing Sweden on Saturday. Maguire opened the scoring in the 30th minute at the Samara Arena and Alli doubled the ... Read More »

Auxilium prevail over Rosary

NT NETWORK   FATORDA Auxilium High School, Benaulim registered a 5-4 win via tie-breaker against Rosary High School, Navelim in the Subroto Mukherjee Cup U-17 inter-school football tournament, at artificial turf grounds, Fatorda-Margao on Saturday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. While Auxilium HS went into the lead from a 6th-minute goal by Selwyn Da Silva, ... Read More »

Belgium Blunt Brazil; eliminate South America

AGENCIES   KAZAN Belgium scored two goals in the first half to beat Brazil 2-1 and knock South America out of the World Cup at Kazan on Saturday. Belgium goalkeeper Courtois denied Brazil chances of a comeback as he time and again stopped the ball from entering the nets he was safeguarding. An early own goal and a blast by ... Read More »

Griezmann grips France past listless Uruguay

MARK GLEESON|REUTERS   NIZHNY NOVGOROD Raphael Varane’s glancing header and a goalkeeping blunder that gifted Antoine Griezmann a soft goal gave France a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the first World Cup quarter-final on Friday and set them up for a last-four tie with either Brazil or Belgium. Uruguay went into the game without key striker Edinson Cavani, who was ... Read More »

Hales helps England get even with India

PTI   CARDIFF England Alex Hales stayed till the end to take his team to victory in the second T20 international against India in Cardiff on Friday. Hales scored a brilliant 58 not out off 41 balls with four boundaries and three sixes. England were off to a brisk start by their openers but Indian bowlers bounced back to scuttle ... Read More »

Saviour of the World HS take out St Joseph’s

NT NETWORK Fatorda Saviour of the World High School, Loutolim entered the next round by defeating St Joseph’s Educational Institiute Chandor 3-2 via the tie breaker in the Subroto Mukherjee Cup U-17 Inter-School football tournament played at artificial grounds, Fatorda on Friday. Both the teams fought a tight battle playing a goalless draw in the regulation time. The defence of ... Read More »