Sports Highlights

Sports Highlights

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 5 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1700 hours EXPECTED STORIES: *Report of Second T20 International between Afghanistan and Bangladesh. *Report of Intercontinental Cup match between New Zealand and Chinese Taipei. *French Open. STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-FOOT-CONSTANTINEWe’ve done enough to merit good turnout, should not beg: ConstantineMumbai, Jun 5 (PTI) Coach Stephen Constantine says the Indian football team has done enough in the last few years to merit a decent crowd turnout, and begging for support was one thing it did not deserve. SPO-GOLF-SHUBHANKAR Gritty Shubhankar qualifies for US Open Columbus (US), Jun 5 (PTI) Shubhankar Sharma’s magnificent year continued as the Indian grabbed a spot in next week’s US Open Golf Championships with a solid display of 69-68 in the qualifiers here. SPO-BAD-SAINA-SINDHU Rivals Sindhu, Saina train at separate academies ahead of hectic schedule New Delhi, Jun 5 (PTI) Fierce rivals on court, badminton stars Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu are training at separate academies of national coach Pullela Gopichand ever since their epic Commonwealth Games summit clash in Gold Coast, eager to ensure that neither of them gets a whiff of the other’s strategies and improvisations. SPO-CHESS-IND Winless Anand to play Vachier-Lagrave in round 7 of Altibox chess Stavanger (Norway), Jun 5 (PTI) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand would be desperate to secure his first victory when he meets Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France after the second and final rest day of the Altibox Norwway chess tournament here. SPO-ZADRAN Blasts keep happening, we need to focus on cricket: Shapooradvertisement By Bharat Sharma Dehradun, Jun 5 (PTI) The bullets and blasts narrative that is associated with sportspersons from war-ravaged countries doesn’t sit well with Afghanistan speedster Shapoor Zadran, who wants the stereotypical perception to change. SPO-FOOT-KIDS-F4F Surya, Rudresh hope to make most of F4F trip to Moscow New Delhi, Jun 5 (PTI) Playing in the FIFA World Cup remains a distant dream but in Surya Varikuti and Rudresh Gaudnour, India will have at least a representative each on the field and off it, in the upcoming football extravaganza in Russia. SPO-UTT Holders Falcons TTC to take on Maharashtra United in UTT season opener Mumbai, Jun 5 (PTI) India’s 2018 Commonwealth Games heroes and top paddlers from around the world will be showcasing their skills in the second edition of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) that gets underway in Pune from June 14. PTI APAAPAlast_img

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