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Will decide my future after my exam results: Nashwin D’souza

Nashwin D’souza, the emerging snooker player from Goa, is an example of youth torn between being a professional sportsperson or not. At 17, he is preparing to answer his St XII Science exams and is still uncertain whether he will make a career out of sports or go on to be an engineer. “I will wait for my results and …

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BSAG wants Goans to understand the magic of billiards and snooker

Billiard and snooker are two table games yet to draw the attention of the present generation. For a change, some infrastructure is in place but there are few takers, THE NAVHIND TIMES discovers Billiards and snooker was once looked as a game of the elite. There was a time, in the early eighties, when the game was dominated by the …

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CAC Cansaulim crush Baina SC 14-0

NT NETWORK Chicalim CAC Cansaulim completed a 14-0 rout of Baina Sports Club  in the opening match of the GFA U-14 Football League (Mormugao Zone), at panchayat ground, Chicalim on Friday. CAC Cansaulim led 5-0 at half time. Royan Gama, Joel D’Silva netted treble each; Rio Rodrigues and Preston Colaco score brace each while Lester Maura, Ashish Magnenavar, Prasad Lokmale, …

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Salcete FC emerge U-16 South Zone champs

NT NETWORK Dramapur Salcete Football Club emerged Goa Football Association U-16 South Goa champions following their easy 3-0 win over SCC Loutolim at Dramapur ground, on Friday. Salcete FC led by two goals in the first session scored through Veltio Rocha and Shabaz Khan. Jabiullah Bamkapur netted the third for the winners at the hour mark. At Astro Turf ground, …

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GCA to start U-14 school tournament on 2-day format

NT NETWORK Porvorim In a break from tradition to boost youngsters in cricket, over 128 schools from Goa will be participating in the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) U-14 tournament scheduled to start in the last week of November and end by the last week of January, while 125 schools will be taking part in the U-16 tournament that will commence …

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Goa go down to Kerala

GFA MEDIA Kalyani (Kolkata) Goa lost to Kerala 2-1 in a Group A league match at the Hero National Sub Junior Football Championship, being played at Kalyani, Kolkata on Friday. Goa started the proceedings in right earnest and shot into the lead in the 6th minute when midfielder Aryan converted Ashwek’s corner kick. Kerala took their time but finally succeeded …

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Barreto’s penalty save enables Dempo SC share points with Panjim Footballers

NT NETWORK Ella, Old Goa Dempo Sports Club is going through a midfield crisis and Panjim Footballers capitalised on it to share points in a goalless encounter of the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League match at Dempo SC Academy ground, Ella, Old Goa on Friday. In a game that was dominated by Dempo – despite a non functional midfield …

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Stimac rates I-League as important as ISL

New Delhi: For the first time since its inception in 1996, the I-League (formerly known as the National Football League) will not be the top-tier competition for Indian football. Following a proposal presented by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on domestic structural reforms in India, it was decided that Indian Super League (ISL) will replace the I-League as top-tier competition …

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Manu, Elavenil, Divyansh claim top honours

Putian: India’s young shooters touched another sensational high with Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Panwar clinching gold medals in their respective events to give the country its best ever single-day show in the ISSF World Cup Finals here on Thursday. The 17-year-old Bhaker fired her way to the gold with a junior world record in the women’s 10m air …

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Anshuman, Nagesh enter Main Draw Round 3

Panaji: Goa’s top two players Anshuman Agarwal and Nagesh Vereker have moved into Main Draw Round 3 (Round of 32), in individual events at the UTT 81st Cadet & Sub-Junior National & Inter-State Table Tennis Championships-2019, at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. Both the paddlers registered contrasting wins in their round 2 matches in sub junior boys singles category. While Anshuman thumped …

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