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PERU PERISH

REUTERS   YEKATERINBURG France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe on Thursday to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup and crush the South Americans’ hopes of progressing in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years. Mbappe’s 34th minute goal took him past David Trezeguet’s record (20) as France’s youngest scorer ... Read More »

Manchester Utd sign Fred for £52 mn from Donetsk

AFP   Manchester Brazilian international midfielder Fred completed his move to the team he says are the “biggest club in the world” Manchester United for a reported £50 million ($67 million) on Thursday. The 25-year-old — who missed Brazil’s opening 1-1 draw with Switzerland at the World Cup because of an ankle injury — gives United manager Jose Mourinho a ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Tanushree, Shourya victorious in sub-junior badminton tourney PANAJI: Tanushree Shadani and Shourya Joshi won the doubles crown respectively in the Sub Junior Badminton Ranking Tournament, organised by Shuttlers Club. In the final held at Indoor stadium, Campal, Tanushree won both the Girls singles titles while Shourya emerged victorious in the Under 15 Boys singles and doubles categories. Nerul edge past ... Read More »

Suarez shoots Uruguay into last 16

ROSTOV-ON-DON: Luis Suarez marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup as the striker benefited from some poor goalkeeping to eliminate Saudi Arabia with a 1-0 win on Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Aldrich strikes for Navelim Villagers

BENAULIM: A seventh-minute strike in the first half by Aldrich Coelho was enough for Navelim Villagers Union to register a solitary goal win against Varca SC and enter the quarterfinals of 29th Super Soccer played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

GOA BRIEFS

Young Boys of Aradi soccer champions CANDOLIM: Young Boys of Aradi won the Friends Circle Soccer Cup, organised by Friends Circle of Candolim, defeating Brothers of Orda 2-0 in the finals played at Candolim grounds, on Tuesday. Deepak Redkar and Manjunath Gherde scored goal apiece for the winners. Blaize Fernandes, sarpanch of Candolim VP, was the chief guest and distributed ... Read More »

Rohit Sharma takes on critics after clearing Yo-Yo test

NEW DELHI: Putting an end to speculation on his fitness, star batsman Rohit Sharma cleared the mandatory Yo-Yo test on Wednesday and then fired a salvo at his critics, who questioned his exemption from the June 15 test. Please like & share: Read More »

Ronaldo earns Portugal win, ends Morocco’s hopes

MOSCOW: A below-par Portugal were again rescued by Cristiano Ronaldo’s eye for goal as they stumbled to 1-0 victory over Morocco on Wednesday that meant the unlucky North African side become the first to be eliminated from the 2018 World Cup. Please like & share: Read More »

AIFF directs GFA to hold elections by July end

PANAJI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has directed Goa Football Association (GFA) to hold its elections as scheduled and stated that the amendments that need to be carried out to bring it to conformity of the National Sports Code can be done by the newly elected body of GFA. Please like & share: Read More »