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Patience and consistency key to success: Anura Prabhudesai

“Goan players are talented and hard working too. But what they lack sometimes is the patience. You cannot expect results to come your way very soon,” said former India No 1 and Goa’s top shuttler Anura Prabhudesai in an interaction with The Navhind Times. “Being a player myself, I know how it feels when you lose in say first or …

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Ashwin takes five, puts India on top again

Visakhapatnam: Dean Elgar (160) and Quinton de Kock (111) scored centuries on Day 3 of the first Test between India and South Africa at the ACA-VDCA Stadium, but R Ashwin finished with his 27th fifer to bring the hosts right back into the game on Friday. At stumps, South Africa’s score read 385/8 with Senuran Muthusamy (12) and Keshav Maharaj …

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Tilamola emerge winners in high scorer

Panaji: Tilamola United Sports Club scored a fluent 6-3 win over Uguem Rising Club in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match at Tilamola Ground on Friday. In a high scoring match, it was Macklon Colaco, who stole the limelight as he netted a fine treble handing his side full points. Tilamola opened the scoring in the first minute …

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Ruchi, Samaira, Dheeraj, Diljeet in finals

Panaji: Ruchi Kirtani and Samaira Soares reached Cadet Girls final while Dheeraj Rai and Diljeet Velingakar have entered the Men’s finals on the fourth day of Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias Table Tennis Championship 2019 played in Miramar on Friday. In the Sub-Junior Girls category, Najida Shaikh, Anushri Naik and Trusha Hammanavar were victorious in their respective quarterfinal matches and …

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GOA BRIEFS

Nuvem Veterans sail into semis NUVEM: A brace by Jorose Oliveira and a goal by Milagres Fernandes enabled Nuvem Veterans to register a convincing 3-1 win against Goa Velha Veterans and enter the quarterfinals of Nuvem Veterans football tournament played at Nuvem church grounds on Friday. Jorose was easily the pick of the lot as he not only bulged the …

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Arsenal have a field day against Liege

London: Arsenal’s young guns continued to shine as they dismantled Standard Liege 4-0 on a hectic night of Europa League action that produced a full house of Spanish victories on Thursday. Sevilla beat APOEL Nicosia 1-0, Espanyol were 2-0 winners away to CSKA Moscow and Getafe won 2-1 in Krasnodar. There was a notable 2-0 win for Feyenoord over Porto …

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Cuncolim ride Alister brace

Sao Jose de Areal: A brilliant brace of goals from attacking medio Alister Fernandes was enough for Cuncolim Union to register a well deserved 2-0 win against St Rock’s Youth Club, Majorda and enter the semi-finals of Sao Jose de Areal Panchayat Cup football tournament played at Padribhat grounds, Sao Jose de Areal on Thursday. Resorting to some dazzling array …

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Sporting Clube go past Velsao SCC

Duler: Sporting Clube de Goa secured a 2-0 win over Velsao Sports and Cultural Club in the Goa Professional League match at Duler Stadium on Thursday. Though Sporting were dominant side they failed to create any potent chance in the first 25 minutes as Velsao defenders Leny Pereira and Allen Fernandes kept every threat at the bay. Whereas Sporting strikers …

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Eltroy hat-trick sinks United Boys of Dando

Panaji: Eltroy D’Silva scored a fine hat-trick for St Anthony’s Club, Colva as they beat United Boys of Dando Club recording 3-1 win at Dando ground, Benaulim. St Anthony’s scored two goals in the first half through Eltroy and they got their third goal through him in the 70th minute. Mavric Fernandes pulled a goal back for United Boys. At …

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Klopp remains calm despite close win

Liverpool: Liverpool almost paid the price, in embarrassing fashion, for taking their foot off the gas as they let a three-goal lead slip against Salzburg at Anfield on Wednesday but manager Juergen Klopp said he felt no anger after this team’s 4-3 win. The European champions played sparkling football as they flew into a 3-0 lead after 36 minutes, but …

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