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At ISL, Telif Fernandes breaks language barriers

The Indian Super League (ISL) sees footballers of various nationalities come ply their trade in the country. Saturday’s media event in the city saw players and coaches from all eight teams take centre stage at the NSCI stadium, Worli. But the biggest cheer of the day went to 69-year-old Telif …

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Goa to get nod for hosting the AFC U-16 championship

A five-member Asian Football Confederation (AFC) team has started inspecting the stadia and hotels for the upcoming AFC U-16 Championship, to be held in the State, and seems to be happy with the facilities. “So far they have been very happy with the stadia. The team has inspected Jawaharlal Nehru …

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Anurag Thakur finds himself on sticky wicket

Jagmohan Dalmiya’s sudden demise did not come as a surprise to anybody in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The Kolkata man’s health had deteriorated over the past few months. This gave the strong lobbies, headed by Sharad Pawar and N Srinivasan, enough time to plan their …

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