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Rahul, Iyer fire fifties as they chase down 203

PTI Auckland The immensely talented Shreyas Iyer enhanced his reputation as a finisher with a scintillating 29-ball-58 in India’s six-wicket victory over New Zealand in a high-scoring first T20 International here on Friday. Iyer built on KL Rahul’s (56 off 27 balls) blazing start and Virat Kohli’s useful 45 off 32 balls as India made short work of a 204-run …

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Dempo SC rally to hold FC Goa

NT NETWORK Ella,Old Goa Dempo Sports Club scored in the last seconds of extra-time to share spoils with FC Goa in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Elite league at Dempo SC Academy ground in Ella, Old Goa on Friday. The draw takes FC Goa to the top of the table – one point ahead of Salgaocar FC who has …

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St Anthony SC win thriller against UC Telaulim

NT NETWORK Navelim St Anthony’s Sports Club Assolda scored a thrilling 3-2 win over United Club of Telaulim in the Goa Football Association Second Division League (Salcete) match at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Friday. St Anthony’s SC led 2-0 at the break with Mevin Souza and Kanchan Kiro getting on the score sheet for the winners. In the second half, …

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India aim to get off on a winning note

Auckland: Preparations for the World Cup on top of their agenda, India will take on an injury-hit New Zealand in a rare five-match T20 International series starting Friday during which seam-friendly wickets would be a major challenge for the visitors. Unlike most overseas tours, this will be a quick start for the Indian team. In a tight season, the first …

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Nuvem SC outplay Carmel SC

Navelim: Nuvem Sports Club scored a goal each in either half to register a 2-0 win over Carmel Sports Club in the Goa Football Association Second Division League (Salcete) match at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Thursday. Denitson Dias scored a brace for the winners while Carmel SC’s J Costa received marching orders in the game. At Artificial turf ground: Mandopa …

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Dominant Chennaiyin run over Jamshedpur

Chennai: Nerijust Valskis struck twice as Chennaiyin FC hammered Jamshedpur FC 4-1 in an Indian Super League match here on Thursday to boost its chances of making it to the play-offs. After leading 2-0 at half-time, the host added two more goals in the second while conceding one as Jamshedpur’s star player Sergio Castel scored. With this win, Chennaiyin moved …

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Adil Khan gets 3-year contract extension at Hyderabad FC

Hyderabad: Hyderabad FC on Thursday announced that it has signed a new deal with Adil Khan, extending his contract with the club till 2023. “I’m happy to make Hyderabad my home for the next 3 years. I have faith in this club and its management and believe we will have better luck and achieve greater success in the next few …

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Churchill Brothers recover, leave Signals without power

Rawanfond: Down by a goal in the first session, Churchill Brothers FC came back strongly in the second half through goals by Clencio Pinto (70th minute) and Israil Gurung (76th minute) to register a hard-fought  2-1 win against Corps of Signals in the Goa Football Association  Professional League match played at 3MTR ground, Rawanfond in Navelim on Wednesday. Corps of …

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Sports Ministry derecognises Rowing Federation of India

New Delhi: Rowing Federation of India (RFI) was on Wednesday de-recognised by the Sports Ministry for violating the Sports Code of 2011 during its elections held in December. In the RFI elections held on December 6 in Hyderabad, Rajlaxmi Singh Deo and MV Sriram were elected as president and secretary-general respectively. But the Ministry, in a letter to the RFI …

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