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Kolkata to host 2020-21 I-League season

New Delhi: The 2020/21 season of the I-League will be held in Kolkata, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) decided on Friday...

England, Germany and Spain book tickets

New Delhi: UEFA have confirmed that England, Germany and Spain will represent Europe in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be...

Leipzig upset Atletico to set up semis date with PSG

Lisbon: American midfielder Tyler Adams, who came on as a substitute, scored an 88th-minute winner that gave RB  Leipzig a 2-1 win...

GFA to appoint 5-member investigative panel to look into ‘match fixing’

Panaji: The Goa Football Association (GFA) on Friday decided to go ahead with the setting up of a five-member committee headed by...

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Panchwadi United edge Sporting Davorlim

MARGAO: Panchwadi United stunned Sporting Club of Davorlim  1-0 to enter the semi-finals of 37th Cana-Benaulim soccer tournament at Dando grounds, Benaulim, Saturday.

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GFA AGM on July 28
PANAJI: The Annual General Body Meeting of the Goa Football Association (GFA) will be held on July 28 at Hotel Mandovi in Panaji, starting at 10am. The AGM notice containing the agenda has been posted to all collective and individual members.

After bronze, Bhakti adds silver to her tally

PANAJI: Goa Carbon Limited Goodwill Ambassador Bhakti Kulkarni added silver medal to her bronze when the Indians stood second in the Mixed Rapid Chess event at the Asian Indoor Games being played at Incheon, South Korea, Friday.

SOB team narrowly miss out on Brazil

PANAJI: The Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) team recently returned from Thailand, where they took part in the Special Unified Cup Asia-Pacific qualifiers.

AFI plan for swift return of dope-tainted Ashwini nixed

PUNE: Athletics Federation of India’s plan to include dope-tainted Ashwini Akkunji in the women’s 4x400m relay team in the ongoing Asian Championships was on Friday nixed by the competition technical delegate on the ground that it would violate IAAF rules.

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Bhakti, Prutha reach U-21 quarters
PANAJI: Bhakti Pandit and Prutha Parrikar moved into the Under 21 girls singles quarters in the Ramacanta Dharwatkar memorial all Goa table tennis tournament organised by Panjim TT Club in association with JCI St Inez and SAG.

Nobbs should perform or be shown the door: Pargat

NEW DELHI: Pargat Singh played a key role in Michael Nobbs’ appointment as India’s chief hockey coach but the former captain now says it is high time the under-performing Australian is given the “marching orders”.

Chinese praise Bhakti for winning bronze

PANAJI: GCL Goodwill Ambassador and Asian Games bronze medallist Bhakti Kulkarni has been hailed for her grand effort of winning the medal at the Asian Indoor Games conducted under International Olympic Committee banner at Incheon, Korea.

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