Sports Highlights

Sports Highlights

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1730 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *Stories related to India’s tour of UK. *Report of Football World Cup match between Australia and Peru. *Report of Football World Cup match between France and Denmark. *Report of Football World Cup match between Argentina and Nigeria. *Report of Football World Cup match between Croatia and Iceland. STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-IND-PREVIEWIndia look to kick off English summer on winning noteBy Chetan NarulaDublin, Jun 26 (PTI) It’s the dress rehearsal before the the actual test but India would do well not to let the guard down when they take on a lowly but effervescent Ireland in a two-match T20 rubber, starting tomorrow. SPO-HOCK-CT-IND Confident India aim to upstage Australia in Champions Trophy hockey Breda (Netherlands), Jun 26 (PTI) Their campaign off to a dream start with back-to-back wins, India would look to continue the giant-slaying spree when they take on world champions Australia in their third match of the FIH Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here tomorrow. SPO-PAK-SQUASH Pakistan seek WSF’s help after being denied Indian visa for World Junior Squash Karachi, Jun 26 (PTI) The Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) has sought world body’s intervention after it failed to secure visas for its team which is set to take part in the World World Junior Squash Championship to be held in India next month. SPO-BAD-IND Saina sails into second round of Malaysian Open Kuala Lumpur, Jun 26 (PTI) India’s Olympic medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal sailed into the second round of the USD 700,000 Malaysian Open with a convincing 21-12 21-16 win over Yip Pui Yin of Hong Kong here today.advertisement SPO-WREST-TRIALS Sandeep Tomar secures Asian Games spot, Aware gives trials a miss By Amanpreet Singh Sonepat, Jun 26 (PTI) Wrestler Sandeep Tomar staved off stiff competition from the talented Utkarsh Kale to qualify for the Asian Games and World Championship in the 57kg category, even as Rahul Aware opted out of the trials, citing a knee injury. SPO-ICC-RANKINGS Kohli, Team India look to improve T20 rankings Dubai, June 26 (PTI) Placed eighth in the ICC T20 batting chart, skipper Virat Kohli will look to improve his and Team India’s rankings in the upcoming series against Ireland and England. SPO-AIRTEL MARATHON Airtel Hyderabad Marathon on August 25, 26 Hyderabad, June 26 (PTI) The eighth edition of the AirtelHyderabad Marathon will be held here on August 25 and 26. SPO-PAK-COACHNo fielding coach for Pakistan in Zimbabwe tour, Berry to join in SeptemberKarachi, Jun 26 (PTI) Pakistan will be without a fielding coach on their upcoming tour of Zimbabwe after Australias Darren Berry, who has been shortlisted for the job, informed the nation’s Cricket Board (PCB) that he won’t be able to join the team before the Asia Cup in September. PTI APA APAAPAlast_img

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