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St Anthony’s, Holy Cross, SFX secure wins DULER: St Anthony’s HS, Duler registered a comfortable 2-0 win over St Clara HS, Assonora in the Bardez Taluka Subroto Mukherjee Football Tournament for U-14 Boys, organised by Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, held at Duler grounds on Tuesday. S Irfan and S Saish were the goal scorers for the winners. In ... Read More »

Navelim Villagers ease past Dando Boys

NT NETWORK   BENAULIM Navelim Villagers Union advanced to the quarterfinals of 22nd Dando Boys Cup football tournament after registering an easy 4-1 win against Dando Boys Club, Benaulim at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Tuesday. Clinton Niasso scored a brace for Navelim Villagers Union as he found the mark in the 30th and 50th minute, while their ... Read More »

The Rotary Rain Run returns

NT BUZZ It’s time to get out those running shoes and get prepping, as the Rotary Club of Porvorim is back with the Rotary Rain Run (RRR) 2018. In its fourth edition, the charity run will be held on July 29 from the Bambolim SAG stadium to Miramar via the Goa University road. The run will be held in three ... Read More »

Belgium come back to strike down Samurais

AGENCIES   ROSTOV-ON-DON Down by two goals Belgium showed they had the heart to comeback and script an odd goal in five win over Japan – to sniff Asia’s challenged in the FIFA World Cup– and book themselves a berth in the quarterfinals at Rostov-On-Don on Monday. Japan started the match with intent to push and press high, hoping to ... Read More »

Neymar samba’s Brazil past Mexico

TOBY DAVIS | REUTERS   SAMARA Neymar barged his way into the World Cup limelight with a goal, an assist and another helping of histrionics as Brazil roared into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday that inflicted a seventh straight last-16 exit on the central Americans. The PSG forward was both architect and executioner for Brazil, ... Read More »

Russia hit streets after ‘ordinary miracle’

BHARGAB SARMAH | HT   MOSCOW Shortly after hosts Russia dramatically knocked Spain out of the FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Sunday, the Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov released a congratulatory statement for Stanislav Cherchesov’s team. “Before the match, around noon, the president called the coach and wished him well,” he said. The president had not come ... Read More »

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Virashree Champs PANAJI: Hotel Virashree beat Mapusa Youth to lift the Panjim Gymkhana’s 45th Angley’s cup Table Tennis Men’s team championship title on Sunday at the Panjim Gymkhana in Campal. Virashree’s Pankaj Vishwakarma outplayed Shantesh Mapsekar 3-0 (11-3, 11-6, 11-5) along with Dheeraj Rai beating Shantesh Mapsekar 3-1 in the second game with a 12-10, 11-7, 7-11, 11-7 as the ... Read More »

Penalties prove lucky for Croatia

NIZHNY NOVGOROD: Croatia had to huff and puff before they got past Denmark via the tiebreaker 3-2 ,to book their quarter-final berth in the FIFA World Cup Group of 16 round at Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday. Both teams shared two goals during the normal period of time. Please like & share: Read More »

AIFF fumes at IOA for not including football in upcoming Asian Games

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Saturday alleged that Narinder Batra-led Indian Olympic Association (IOA) ‘lacks vision and competence’ after the national team was not cleared for participation in the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. Please like & share: Read More »

Headline acts Messi and Ronaldo bid early farewell to World Cup

ST PETERSBURG: The World Cup lost its headline acts on Saturday as the game’s two biggest stars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, readied to leave Russia after their teams were eliminated in the round of 16. Please like & share: Read More »