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Girish Chodankar quits as GOA vice president PANAJI: Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Girish Chodankar on Friday resigned from the post of vice president of Goa Olympic Association (GOA). He tendered his resignation in response to the demand of resignation made by Sports Minister Manohar ‘Babu’ Ajgaonkar. “In response to the public appeal made by Sports Minister Manohar alias …

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India strikes through early set-piece; Oman has last laugh

PTI Guwahati Captain Sunil Chhetri’s early strike went in vain as India surrendered a one-goal advantage to lose 1-2 to Oman in their opening fixture of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers here on Thursday. The 87-ranked Oman rallied to score twice through Rabia Alawi Al Mandhar in the last eight minutes of regulation time. The 35-year-old Chhetri, international football’s …

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Raia FC’s U-14 selection trials on Sept 10 RAIA: Raia FC will hold football selection trials for boys U-14 years where those born on or after 1-1-2006 should report at Raia panchayat grounds on Sept 10 at 3.00 pm, mentioned the club’s press note. Interested boys should report to coach Ronald Dias at the venue with birth certificate and proper …

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Ex-Spain boss Bosque would have rejected Neymar’s return

REUTERS Madrid Former Spain manager Vicente del Bosque has said he would not have brought Neymar back to La Liga had he been coach of Barcelona or Real Madrid, even though he recognises the Brazilian’s outstanding qualities as a player. Barcelona held several meetings with Paris St Germain to bring the Brazilian back to the Camp Nou two years after …

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Juventus aim to create deadly trio from Man Utd

HT MEDIA New Delhi Italian giants Juventus could make a move for three Manchester United first team players. According to Gazzetta Dello Sport, the ‘Old Lady’ are reportedly keeping tabs on goalkeeper David de Gea, defender Eric Bailly and midfielder Nemanja Matic and could take advantage of their situations at Old Trafford. Juventus are known for making the most of …

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VM Prabudesai transferred as Director of DSYA

NT NETWORK Panaji V. M Prabhudesai has been appointed Director of Sports and Youth Affairs (DSYA) through an order issued by the Under Secretary Personnel. Prabhudesai who was Executive Director of Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) was relieved of his duty on August 29 and IAS officer Hemant Kumar was given charge. “V M Prabhudesai , Dy. Director (Physical Education …

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India will look to silence Oman with sparks of individual brilliance

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji Igor Stimac has had thirty six days with the boys since being appointed coach of India and will in all probabilities resort to caution instead of trying to prove valour as India faces Oman in the FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup qualification round in Guwahati today. Winning is the aim. But, with little time at …

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Goa’s Tanisha Crasto makes it to India’s 23-member squad

NT NETWORK Panaji Young Goan shuttler Tanisha Crasto has made it to the 23-member Indian squad that is set to participate at the BWF World Junior Championship 2019 to be held in Kazan, Russia from September 30 to October 13.  Tanisha, who currently trains at Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad, will lead India’s challenge in girls’ doubles with her partner Aditi …

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Infrastructural issues, lack of fan support forced us to move out of Delhi: Odisha FC director

YASH BHATI | HT New Delhi Delhi Dynamos recently relocated their base from the national capital to Bhubaneswar, Odisha after playing for five years in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. It had been speculated for long that Delhi owners were looking to move out from the city due to some infrastructural issues at the …

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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 logo unveiled

AFP Doha Qatar unveiled the logo for the 2022 World Cup which will be hosted by the Gulf emirate by displaying it in public spaces in Doha and cities around the world Tuesday. The design is a stylised Arabic white unisex shawl with maroon patterning displayed in a figure-of-eight symbolising infinity while creating a heart shape above the words “FIFA …

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