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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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Utorda summer camp concludes

PANAJI: The summer football coaching camp in collaboration with GFDC concluded in Utorda, recently. Addressing the gathering Fr Britto Fernandes welcomed the gathering and thanked GFDC for contributing with their efforts to develop football with the summer camp.

Bhowmick quits Churchill Brothers

PANAJI: Churchill Brothers Technical Director Subhash Bhowmick, who was not happy with the club management interfering with the team’s affairs, has stepped down from his post.

Sesa FA make semis grade

MAPUSA: Sesa Football Academy advanced into the semi-finals of GFA’s knock-out tourney, with a resounding 4-0 win over Curtorim Gymkhana Sports Club at Duler grounds, here on Wednesday.

Top Swedish paddler Karlsson upbeat about Indian players

MUMBAI: Former World champion Peter Karlsson on Monday said that India has the potential to be a top nation in table tennis and the next 10-15 years will augur well for the sport in the country.

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Quepem in VV Dempo veterans final
MAPUSA: Quepem veterans got the better of Ponda veterans 1-0 to enter the finals of VV Dempo veterans, organised by Bardez veterans at Dr Gustavo Monteiro stadium, Candolim grounds, on Wednesday.

Law to curb fixing menace soon: Sports Minister

NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said they were committed to put in place a new legislation very soon to deal with the menace of fixing in sports and pushed for strong punishment for the guilty in the recent spot-fixing scandal.

Goa thrash Haryana 4-1

MARGAO: A brace each from Liston Colaco and Rolwin Almeida helped Goa to thrash Haryana 4-1 in the sub-junior national football championships for Mir Iqbal Hussein trophy at Cross Maidan, Mumbai on Tuesday.

Vega making Goa proud in hockey

BY MINOO FERNANDES | NT
MARGAO: When it comes to hockey, one must necessarily mention the names of Goan origin greats like Leo Pinto, Joaquim M Carvalho, Merwyn Fernandes, Viren Rasquinha, Peter Fernandes and their likes, who made the country proud on several occasions by winning many international tournaments and also Olympic gold for that matter.

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