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Virat Kohli, Pat Cummins finish on top

New Delhi: Virat Kohli continued his brilliant run of form as the Indian cricket team skipper finished 2019 as the top ranked Test batsman in the ICC rankings. With 928 points, he was comfortably ahead of Steve Smith (911) and Kane Williamson (822) in the list.  Kohli edged past compatriot Rohit Sharma to extend his own record as the leading run-getter …

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FACT BOX

Following are ownership structures of some of Europe’s leading soccer clubs: JUVENTUS Listed on the stock market in Milan, the Agnelli family that founded the Fiat motor group remains the controlling shareholder at Juve, Italian champions for the past eight seasons. INTER MILAN Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group Co Ltd bought nearly 70% of Inter Milan for 270 million …

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Rosary HSS win big; Fr Agnel HSS lose

Panaji: Goan teams – Fr Agnel Higher Secndary School, Pilar and Rosary Higher Secondary School, Navelim — had mixed results in their respective opening matches of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports being played in Navi Mumbai. While Fr Agnel HSS went down 2-0 to Shillong College HS in the Senior Boys (Group A) match played on Sunday, Rosary HSS thrashed …

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Was fighting against system not Mary Kom: Nikhat

New Delhi: Nikhat Zareen and Mary Kom exhibited emotions that were polar opposite of each other in the aftermath of the much-awaited bout between the two on Saturday at the women’s trials for the Olympic qualifiers in New Delhi. Mary was clearly charged up, yanking her hand away from Nikhat when the latter initiated a hug immediately after the bout …

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Anshuman, Shantesh set up title clash

Panaji: Anshuman Agarwal will meet Shantesh Mapsekar in the Junior Boys final of the State Table Tennis Championship being played at Dr SPM Stadium, Taleigao on Sunday.  In the semi-final, Anshuman overcame Aaron Colace 3-1 (11-5, 11-8, 5-11, 11-5), while Shantesh Mapsekar cruised past Jayz Gomes 3-0 (11-6, 11-7, 11-8) to book a final spot. In the men’s quarterfinal matches, …

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GOA BRIEFS

Tanisha eyeing double glory PANAJI: Goa’s Tanisha Crasto has booked final berths in the doubles and mixed doubles events of the 44th Junior National Badminton Championship being held in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. In the doubles semis, Tanisha along with Aditi Bhatt eased past Shruti Mishra and Samriddhi Singh 21-16, 21-12 to set up a title clash with Simran Singhi and …

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Salgaocar overcome Churchill Brothers

Nagoa: Scoring once in either half through medio Ashnoy Gomes and substitute striker Amar Hanabaratti, Salgaocar FC registered a hard-fought 2-1 win against Churchill Brothers FC in the AIFF Sub-Junior League match played at Nagoa grounds, Verna on Sunday. Salgaocar FC bulged the nets in the 35+1 minute through Ashnoy Gomes and then in the second session substitute striker Amar …

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Sourav would send me food and I used to eat it, says Inzamam

New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has hit out at Danish Kaneria and said that religion had no role to play in cricket. Speaking on his Youtube channel. Inzamam, the captain under which Kaneria played the most, said that Kaneria was preferred over Saqlain Mushtaq as the management believed that he was the country’s future. “I have been hearing about …

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Indian Arrows pierce Churchill Bros winning streak

MINOO FERNANDES|NT Fatorda: Down by a goal, Indian Arrows made a marvellous come back to register a well deserved 2-1  win over Churchill Brothers in the I-League match played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda  on Saturday. Indian Arrows thus registered their first win and Churchill Brothers suffered their first defeat. Churchill Brothers led 1-0 at half time – scored by defender …

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Dempo SC, Sporting Clube de Goa share spoils

Campal: Two good attempts at the goal, at both ends and two good saves by both goalkeepers justified Sporting Clube de Goa and Dempo Sports Club sharing points at the end of the All India football Federation (AIFF) Elite League at Don Bosco ground in Campal on Saturday. Sporting Clube, who drew their first game against Sesa FA are on …

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