Self Goal

The greatest show on earth, the FIFA World Cup football extravaganza, began with a self-goal that had the stadium packed with home team supporters in a shocked hush.
Closer home, the stadium (a.k.a. nation) is charged with hope, expectation and promise of a paradigm shift in governance, accountability and moral standards.

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Summer Camp

Summer hols are fast approaching. Time to choose the activities and camps to enrol your child. Childhood has become a much regulated and programmed affair. Not much time for the youngster to just be. In the days of yore, summer hols was a time when children and their neighbourhood gang had to invent their own ways to keep themselves busy …

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Study Tours or free junkets

It is said that age is no bar for learning something new. In keeping with this adage, it is common practice for worthy elected representatives to travel and visit places on taxpayer’s expense, ostensibly to learn something useful to improve the lot of the common man. Places beyond the boundaries of this vast country are the preferred locations. It would …

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Across the net: The new Rivals -by Nitin Bandekar

We know of former great players who have exhilarated us in his / her respective field of sport. What is sport anyway without great performances and rivalries!! Be it football , basket ball , atlectics , cricket, swimming or tennis, we have read about the great players who have competed against each other at the top levels on several ocassions and …

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Anarchy

The nation witnessed a never before situation with elected representatives of a state protesting against the government of the day. It evoked responses that spanned the entire range of emotions from the dismissive to outrage. The ways of public discourse and the methods and strategies of venting protest seem to be under great transformation. The old rules of the game …

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Third Division Football League (Mormugao Zone)

Chicalim Youth Club beat Cross Boys Sports Club, New Vaddem 4-1 in the Third Division Football League (Mormugao Zone) organised by the Goa Football Association and played at the Chicalim Panchayat ground. Chicalim were leading 2-0 at half-time. Sadik making his debut put Chicalim ahead with a great goal. Playmaker Rahul Naik who was in his elements today consolidated the lead …

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Salgaocar FC to launch community outreach program on September 15

Salgaocar FC will launch its football community outreach program on Sunday, 15th Sept at the Regina Mundi Ground in Vasco Da Gama. The Programme is open to boys and girls from 6 to 11 years of age and aims to develop technical skills, inculcate the sporting spirit and a love for the beautiful game. For a token registration fee of …

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