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Norma Godinho

Norma Godinho covers sport for Rediff.com. You can e-mail the author at normag@rediff.co.in

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'Poker is a game of skill'

'Poker is a game of skill'

Rediff.com19 Sep 2019

Instagram sensation Dan Bilzerian makes a pit stop at the Indian Poker Championship.

Wimbledon 2019: Memorable moments

Wimbledon 2019: Memorable moments

Rediff.com17 Jul 2019

Norma Godinho has just about caught her breath after all the action at SW19 on Super Sunday. Here are Norma's memorable moments from this year's Wimbledon.

PICS: Children bring joy to IPL

PICS: Children bring joy to IPL

Rediff.com7 May 2019

Adorable pictures of the tots having a good time, adding cheer to the tournament.

RCB end nightmarish IPL with a win

RCB end nightmarish IPL with a win

Rediff.com5 May 2019

While Gurkeerat Mann played second fiddle, Shimron Hetmyer took charge and battered the bowling all around the park.

Blazing start puts Kolkata in driver's seat

Blazing start puts Kolkata in driver's seat

Rediff.com4 May 2019

With Kolkata eyeing a spot in the play-offs, this was a must-win game for them.

Chennai done in by no show in Powerplay

Chennai done in by no show in Powerplay

Rediff.com27 Apr 2019

The Pandya brothers -- Hardik and Krunal -- bowled well to keep the runs down and take wickets inside the Powerplay.

Watson wields his magic willow

Watson wields his magic willow

Rediff.com24 Apr 2019

On Tuesday, April 23, night, Shane Watson (96 off 53 balls) went on the rampage against the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers.

Turning Point: Smith's dismissal cost Rajasthan dearly

Turning Point: Smith's dismissal cost Rajasthan dearly

Rediff.com23 Apr 2019

With both batsmen going hammer and tongs it was guaranteed that Rajasthan would breach the 200 run mark.

Rabada, Morris wreak havoc in Hyderabad

Rabada, Morris wreak havoc in Hyderabad

Rediff.com15 Apr 2019

Hyderbad went from 101/2 to 116 all out.

Turning Point: Chahar checks KKR with early wickets

Turning Point: Chahar checks KKR with early wickets

Rediff.com10 Apr 2019

Chahar started the rot for KKR early in their innings when he trapped opener Chris Lynn in front of the wickets as the Aussie missed a pull off a delivery that kept low. Lynn was sent back inside the first over for a duck. He came into the equation in the next over when he took a brilliant catch, running backwards, to dismiss Sunil Narine for just 6 off the bowling of Harbhajan Singh.

Turning Point: Punjab kept Warner on a tight leash

Turning Point: Punjab kept Warner on a tight leash

Rediff.com9 Apr 2019

Punjab bowlers gave nothing away, especially after taking out Hyderabad opener Jonny Bairstow (1 off 6) in the second over. With their middle order getting few chances to bat in this IPL, it was going to be a task for them to get going.

Turning Point: Dhoni-Raina in rescue act

Turning Point: Dhoni-Raina in rescue act

Rediff.com1 Apr 2019

Dhoni and Raina accumulated runs in singles and twos early in the partnership, then accelerated the scoring after the 10th over.

Turning Point: Shaw the hero until the anti-climax

Turning Point: Shaw the hero until the anti-climax

Rediff.com31 Mar 2019

Shaw kept taking on the bowlers and ensured boundaries came in every over as he got into the 90s.

Turning Point: Agarwal turns on the screws for KXIP

Turning Point: Agarwal turns on the screws for KXIP

Rediff.com31 Mar 2019

After Krunal got Gayle's big wicket, it was imperative that the required run rate be maintained and coming in at one down, Mayank Agarwal ensured that he kept the tempo going.

Turning Point: Warner takes Hyderabad by storm

Turning Point: Warner takes Hyderabad by storm

Rediff.com30 Mar 2019

Starting from where he left off in the opening game against Kolkata Knight Riders, Dave creamed the Rajasthan bowling in all directions of the field, not allowing any bowler to settle down.

India report card: Perth Test

India report card: Perth Test

Rediff.com19 Dec 2018

Norma Godinho evaluates the Indians after their humiliating loss in Perth.

The sailor who made history for India

The sailor who made history for India

Rediff.com17 Oct 2018

'At the Asian Games I had a dream, to stand on the podium and have the tri-colour hoisted.' 'I missed one thing in Jakarta -- the national anthem being played.' 'I hope to make it happen at the Olympics by winning gold.'

The teenager who conquered the world

The teenager who conquered the world

Rediff.com29 Sep 2018

'After I won the final I gave my father a call.' 'He said the family had followed my progress on TV and saw that I had won.' '"We are going to sleep now," he said.' 'I told him 'I am a world champion and you are going to sleep!'

Watch out for Hi-Tech at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Watch out for Hi-Tech at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Rediff.com13 Jun 2018

Technology that could change football in coming years.

PIX: 20 Classic Moments from the FIFA World Cup

PIX: 20 Classic Moments from the FIFA World Cup

Rediff.com11 Jun 2018

Rediff.com's Norma Godinho captures classic moments from the planet's greatest sports competition: The FIFA World Cup.

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