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Azharuddin arrives in Goa

VASCO: Former Indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin arrived in Goa on Saturday to inaugurate Phoenix Club at Fatorda. Azharuddin was welcomed by Goa...

East Bengal defeats toothless Bengaluru FC

PTI Fatorda East Bengal picked up crucial three points as they edged out Bengaluru FC in...

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...

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Genevieve ends Goa’s 12-year silver drought in diving

BY FLAVIO LOPES

PANAJI: Genevieve D’Costa of Goa, recently clinched a silver medal in 1m Spring Board Diving with 129 points at the 66th Senior National Aquatic Championships at Shiva Chatrapati Sports Complex Swimming Pool, Pune.

Margao blank Goa Velha 3-0

MAPUSA: Margao Sports Club continued their winning streak as they registered a comfortable 3-0 win over Goa Velha Sports Club in the Kingfisher Goa Professional League match played at Poriat grounds, Calangute on Wednesday.

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SCC Loutolim enter semi-finals

MARGAO: SCC Loutolim entered the semi-finals of 12th Guirdolim panchayat cup football tournament when they registered a 4-2 victory against Parish Youth Nuvem at Chandor church grounds, Wednesday.

Sanquelim hand Eagles 13-goal drubbing

MAPUSA/MARGAO: Football Club of Sanquelim drubbed Eagles Sports Club, Sanquelim 13-0 in the GFA Third Division League match played at Quitula grounds, Wednesday.

Teams draw blank at Fatorda, Raia

MARGAO: It was a day when the spectators witnessed insipid draws at both the venues - Nehru stadium, Fatorda and Raia panchayat grounds. Churchill Brothers vs Sesa Football Academy (Fatorda) and Wilred Leisure SC vs Sporting Clube de Goa failed to produce goals as Tuesday’s Kingfisher

Fr Agnelo, Candolim reach semis

MARGAO: Fr Agnelo Youth Sports Club, Paroda entered the semi-finals of Honeybee Friendship Cup football tournament when they registered a 6-5 win via the tie- breaker against Sporting Club of Davorlim at Rosary church grounds, Navelim on Tuesday. The teams were locked 1-1 during the normal period of play.

Top teams battle it out in opening round

BY FLAVIO LOPES

PANAJI: The opening round of sixth edition of I-League saw top teams battle it out in their opening encounters but ensured that it was a goal-fest with as many as 26 goals being produced in 7 matches.

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Francisco wins All Goa Mini Marathon

PANAJI: Francisco Clement of Goa Fire Services won the All Goa 12th Mini Marathon Race, organised by F X D’Souza Memorial Trust, Merces in association with Rotary Club of Panaji and Panaji Riviera.

FROM THE MAGAZINES

A lacklustre affair

This is just another year at IFFI with lots of money involved but little to show for it NT...

The Compromised IFFI

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR Terry Eagleton, the well-known British literary theorist had once said, “After all, if you do...

Asmitai Dis

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today, on January 16, 2021, we celebrate the historic Opinion Poll Day as ‘Asmitai Dis’! Let...

Sleep is the best medicine

Deepika Rathod A good night’s sleep makes one happy and feel rejuvenated. It also has innumerable benefits on the...