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Vihari, Ashwin’s marathon vigil earns India memorable draw

PTI Sydney Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari battled pain and a hostile Australian bowling attack while...

Kohli-Anushka blessed with baby girl

PTI New Delhi India captain Virat Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma were on Monday...

Highlanders, Blues play out 1-1 stalemate

PTI Vasco NorthEast United and Bengaluru FC saw their winless streaks continue as they played out...

Hope all of us realise importance of Pujara, Pant and Ashwin: Ganguly

PTI New Delhi BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Monday lauded the efforts of Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh...

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Dramapur enter quarters
MARGAO: Dramapur SC advanced to the quarter-finals of Sao Jose de Areal Panchayat Cup football tournament when they registered a 5-3 victory in the tie-breaker against Nuvem SC at Padribhat grounds, Sao Jose de Areal on Thursday.

Indian wrestlers target at least 5 medals at Rio Olympics

NEW DELHI: Buoyed by India’s best-ever performance at the World Championships, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt on Wednesday vowed to settle for nothing less than at least five medals in the next edition at Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

Dempo debutant Mandar nurturing India dream

At the age of 21 when youngsters begin to plan their future, Mandar Rao Dessai, a shy lad from Mapusa is taking small steps towards living his dream of playing football for the Indian national team.

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Ambelim sail into semis
MARGAO: Ambelim SC entered the semifinals of Mandopa Football Cup after an 8-7 win via tie-breaker over Margao SC at Mandopa grounds, Wednesday.

East Bengal enter AFC Cup semis

East Bengal advanced to the semis of the AFC Cup on aggregate (2-1) after holding Indonesia’s Semen Padang to a 1-1 draw in the return leg quarterfinal at the Gor Haji Agus Salim Stadium on Tuesday

Ex-coach Colaco smiles in Abranches’ moment of glory

KOLKATA: About nine years ago, when Armando Colaco picked up a 19-year-old village boy named Joaquim Abrnaches under his wings after Cristiano Junior’s on-field death, the then Dempo coach had received a lot of flak.
Today, Colaco, who is no more with Dempo—the first Indian club to make the AFC Cup semis—deserves a lot of bouquets.

Sporting Clube breeze past Sesa FA

MAPUSA: Sporting Clube De Goa cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win against Sesa Football Academy in the 9th round match of the Airtel Goa-Pro League at Duler ground, here 
on Tuesday.

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Fitness test for referees
PANAJI: Fitness test for referees will be held on Sunday, September 29 at Rawafond, Navelim at 6.30 am. All new entrant referees and those referees who have not completed or not attended the earlier fitness test must compulsory attend this fitness test, states GFA press release issued on Tuesday.

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