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India weather Dutch storm

NEW DELHI: Yuvraj Singh scored a match-winning 51 not out as India pulled off a five-wicket win against a spirited Netherlands after making heavy weather of a small target in the World Cup on Wednesday.

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Imran fears Pak may self-destruct

Pakistan’s 1992 World Cup winning captain Imran Khan fears that their crushing Group A defeat against New Zealand on Tuesday could lead to the team self-destructing in this year’s tournament. Here are his thoughts as told to Reuters on Wednesday:

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No straining in training for Watson

BANGALORE: Hearing a cricketer say they are wary about over-training while sitting in a luxury hotel is the kind of talk that can enrage fans trying to hold down far less well-paid jobs.

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Dempo eye Mohun Bagan win

PANAJI: “The boys are all geared up to face Mohun Bagan and they know the importance of that match on Thursday as dominating and getting a positive result out of that game is crucial to our chances of being back in contention for the I-League title,” asserted Dempo SC head coach Armando Colaco on Tuesday.

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Nehru stadium will be upgraded: Azgaonkar

PANAJI: The Sports Minister, Mr Manohar Azgaonkar has said that the   Nehru stadium at  Fatorda will be upgraded in the next two  years. He said, the third edition of Lusofonia Games is proposed to be held in Goa in  2013 and therefore all efforts will be  made to give Nehru  stadium a new  look through Sports Authority  of Goa to hold the opening and  closing ceremony of Lusofonia Games in the stadium.

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Goa Police enter Lolyekar semis

POINGUINNIM: Goa Police beat Sportsweek by 125 runs and entered the semi-finals of Nanda J Lolyekar 30th rolling trophy all Goa seasoned ball cricket tournament  at Nirakar Maidan Dapot,  Mashem, on Sunday. 

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Canacona cricket league in April

POINGUINNIM: Mashem Cricket Club and Polem Cricket Club will jointly organise “Cricket Canacona League”, a 20-20 cricket fiesta to be held at Dapot Mashem in the first week of April.

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Chirag United pip Pune FC

KOLKATA: Pune FC ended their five match unbeaten run with a fighting loss to Chirag United SC 0-1 in an I-League Round 18 encounter at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata on Tuesday.

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Second Division League: Venue and Grouping

NEW DELHI:  The Venue and Grouping for the Second Division league have been finalised. The Preliminary qualifying round will be held in three venues viz. Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Ranchi (Jharkhand) and Guwahati (Assam).

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ACOLOP backs GOA to host successful Lusofonia Games

PANAJI: Goa can match Macau and Lisbon in  hosting the proposed third edition of Lusofonia Games to be staged in 2013 but a lot of work needs to be done between now and then to raise infrastructure facilities of international standards for conducting the mega event successfully and the visiting ACOLOP executives have reposed faith in the Goa Olympic Association (GOA) to ensure that Goa gets ready ahead of schedule.

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