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Woman claims to have served Ronaldo hamburger

During a recent interview with English broadcaster Piers Morgan, the Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo mentioned that he used to look out for left over burgers near the Sporting Lisbon stadium when he was 12 years old. “We were a little hungry. We have a McDonald’s next to the stadium, we knocked on the door and asked if they had any …

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Arsenal, Man Utd start in contrasting styles

P O’CONNOR | REUTERS Stockholm : Arsenal teenager Bukayo Saka scored his first goal for the club as they beat 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0, while Manchester United’s 17-year-old Mason Greenwood secured a 1-0 win over FC Astana as the Europa League group stage began on Thursday. Joe Willock put Arsenal ahead in the first half with a deflected shot that …

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FIFA tells Iran it is time to allow women into stadiums

Zurich: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has told Iran it is time to allow women into football stadiums and the global soccer body expects “positive developments”, starting with their next home match in October. While foreign women have been allowed limited access to matches, Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men’s teams have been playing, since just after the …

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Dicarpale shoot out Ambelim SC

Cansaulim: Dicarpale SC got the better of Ambelim SC 3-1 via tie-breaker and entered the quarterfinals of CAC’s Three Kings Cup football tournament played at T B Cunha Sports Complex grounds, on Thursday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time. The first half saw both the teams match each other well in all the departments of the …

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Double delight for Maharashtra

Peddem: Holders Maharashtra maintained their dominance by winning the junior and senior mixed team championship events, at the West Zone Inter State Badminton championships 2019, held at multipurpose stadium, Peddem. The Maharashtra team comprising highly ranked India players like Kaushal Dharmamer, Vaidehi Choudhari and doubles pairing of Deep Rambhaiya / Vignesh Devlekar won the senior team championship with a comprehensive …

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St Sebastian, Benny XI, Siolim Sodiem win

Benaulim: St Sebastian Union Club, Benaulim recorded a 2-1 win over St Anthony SC, Colva in the GFA Third Division League (Salcete) match played at Dando ground, Benaulim, on Thursday. All the three goals were scored in the second session. In the first half, St Anthony started brightly with Rosario Coutinho and Baptist Fernandes connecting well. The duo orchestrated the …

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Navelim Villagers ease into semis

Dicarpale: Climax Lawrence, Langston Luis and Travis Souza scored a goal each as Navelim Villagers Union beat Ugem Rising Club 3-1 to seal their place in the semifinals of Our Lady of Fatima Cup football tournament, at panchayat grounds, Dicarpale on Thursday. Navelim Villagers shot into the lead as early as the 2nd minute when former India international Climax Lawrence …

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GOA BRIEFS

Cuncolim Union enter quarters NAVELIM: Cuncolim Union entered the quarterfinals of Gold-Silver Rolling Trophy football tournament defeating Chandor Club 4-1 via tie-breaker, at Rosary grounds, Navelim on Thursday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time. In the tie-breaker, Cuncolim Union scored through Melwin Fernandes, Aliston Fernandes, Bharat Gaonkar and Jerico, while for Chandor Club only Breevan Dias …

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Bajrang, Ravi on their way to Tokyo Olympics

Nur-Sultan: Bajrang Punia lost his semifinal bout against home wrestler Daulet Niyazbekov under controversial circumstances after sealing his Tokyo Olympics quota along with Ravi Dahiya, who made his presence felt in a star-studded field at the World Wrestling Championships, here on Thursday. Bajrang’s frustrated coach Shako Benitidis kicked the coach’s block in anger after the 65kg bout ended 9-9 following …

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Milan Derby: Two footballing styles face off

Milan: The Milan derby on Saturday will offer an intriguing clash of coaching styles with the low profile, mild-mannered Marco Giampaolo one side facing the ranting, animated Antonio Conte on the other. Inter go into the match with a 100 percent record from three matches in Serie A while AC Milan have six points, although they have scored only two …

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