June 13, 2017 2:55 am

Sources said selections for shooting will be held on June 19 and 20, followed by basketball (June 22), football (June 27), kabaddi (June 29), archery (July 4), volleyball (July 6), wrestling (July 12), and karate (July 14).

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June 13, 2017 2:02 am

India vs Kyrgyzstan live streaming: The match between India and Kyrgyzstan will take place on June 13. You can catch the live telecast of the match on the Starsports network and live streaming will be available on Hotstar.

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June 13, 2017 1:37 am

If Rahul Dravid, for example, gets a contract extension as India ‘A’ and India U-19 teams coach, he will have to part ways with Delhi Daredevils, where he has been the mentor for the last couple of seasons.

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June 13, 2017 1:33 am

The man with a ‘homemade’ technique has silently incorporated a minor tweak in his bat-swing.

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June 13, 2017 1:28 am

Sarfraz grew up trying to keep his cricket a secret from his father who didn't approve of him playing the sport.

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June 13, 2017 1:19 am

With the induction of Jamshedpur and Bangalore, the revamped league will have ten franchises.

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June 13, 2017 1:12 am

The ban would be lifted only after Modi ceases to hold any post in any of the affiliates or member units of the state association.

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June 13, 2017 1:09 am

Sarfraz Ahmed took a diving catch and then went up with the appeal. He then signalled the on-field umpire to have a look at the TV review. However, the replays clearly showed that the ball had popped out of his gloves

June 13, 2017 12:47 am

In a span of a couple of overs, the entire complexion of the match changed as the Sri Lankan fielders dropped as many as two catches off the bowling of Lasith Malinga. The culprits were Thisara Perera and Seekkuge Prasanna.

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June 13, 2017 1:37 am

IOC decided to increase weight categories for women and drop two divisions from the men's event of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo which will see women boxers in five weight categories -- 51kg, 57kg, 60kg, 69kg and 75kg.

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June 13, 2017 1:04 am

India host Kyrgyzstan in the second of their AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers. The Indian team have won all of their last five matches they have played home and away. Kyrgyzstan, on the other hand, have won two, drawn two and lost one of their last five fixtures.

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June 12, 2017 11:58 pm

Virat Kohli said that one should not be isolated while on the field as a captain and seek inputs from experienced players like former India captain MS Dhoni whose inputs during the game are priceless at any stage of the day.

June 12, 2017 11:44 pm

In a match that looked like it could go both ways at various points, captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir held strong for Pakistan after a middle order collapse to push them through to the semi-final.

June 12, 2017 11:28 pm

In what was a shocking performance on the field by the Lankans towards the end of the match, Sri Lanka dropped several matches to lose a match which was completely in their hands. For Pakistan, it was their captain Sarfaraz Ahmed who guided his side to a win.

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June 13, 2017 12:48 am

Pakistan, having collapsed to 137/6 at one stage, rode on an unbeaten stand of 75 runs between captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir for the eight wicket to chase down the 237-run target against Sri Lanka and reach the semi-final of Champions Trophy.

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June 12, 2017 10:52 pm

The South Americans agreed to play the tiny Asian nation as part of the host football association's 125th-anniversary celebrations and Sampaoli is refusing to underestimate his opponents despite the huge gulf in class between the sides.

June 12, 2017 10:48 pm

French Open 2017 saw singles winners in Rafael Nadal - winning his tenth title in Paris - and Jelena Svitolina - winning just her first title. There was reason to celebrate for India too with Rohan Bopanna winning the mixed doubles title with Gabriela Dabrowski.

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June 12, 2017 10:46 pm

Sourav Ganguly vouched for England to have the upper hand. Whereas, Shane Warne backed the Australian side to come up trumps against their long-time rivals. Ultimately Australia lost the match which means Warne will have to don the English jersey.

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June 12, 2017 10:37 pm

The 21-year-old Andre Silva scored 21 goals in 44 matches in all competitions for Porto last season. He has also scored seven goals for Portugal, drawing praise from teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. Silva would become Milan's fourth acquisition since Serie A ended last month.

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June 12, 2017 10:24 pm

Harry Kane will again captain the side against a France side expected to feature young Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe, who has been linked with a 112 million euro ($126 million) move to one of Europe's big clubs.

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June 12, 2017 10:13 pm

The U.S. Open starts on Thursday at Erin Hills. The USGA has a formula to determine from which sectional qualifying sites alternates are chosen, including strength of field at each site and how many spots it was allocated.

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June 12, 2017 10:07 pm

Bengaluru FC will become the first I-League club to be integrated into the Indian Super League. It was announced that JSW group and Tata Steel had won bids to enter teams representing the cities of Bengaluru and Jamshedpur respectively.

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June 12, 2017 10:01 pm

Darcis and Muller squandered many a chances in the one hour and 11 minutes match while Paes and Lipksy were rewarded for not missing theirs. After breaking each other once, the pairs were locked 5-5 in the opening set when Paes and Lipksy got another break in the 11th game on the deciding point.

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June 12, 2017 9:52 pm

Fan engagement on social networking site Twitter was pushed to the next level during India vs South Africa with over 680 thousand related Tweets. The match saw a three times increase in the engagement compared to the last time these sides met.

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June 12, 2017 9:47 pm

"R200 million will be invested during the next few months on improvements like cutting-edge artificial lighting systems, advanced sports field technology and LED scoreboards, as well as revamping change-rooms and media centers," CSA Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said.

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June 12, 2017 9:46 pm

Sourav Ganguly also stated that in the semi-finals, Bangladesh is capable of giving a good fight. However, he chose India as his favourites to win the contest. He also hoped that Virat Kohli would continue with his good form.

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June 12, 2017 9:42 pm

Rafael Nadal, who won the French Open title for the tenth time on Sunday, has won the Wimbledon title twice, in 2008 and 2010, but hasn't moved the fourth round since his loss to Novak Djokovic in the final of the 2011 edition.

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June 12, 2017 9:32 pm

Besides the implementation of Supreme Court-appointed Lodha committee's reforms in the BCCI and its affiliated state units, the SGM will also discuss the report on the May 29 meeting with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in Dubai.

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June 12, 2017 9:26 pm

Tim Cahill has scored 48 goals for his country, including five at three World Cups, but only used sparingly by Ange Postecoglou in the ongoing qualifying campaign for next year's tournament, so a good showing in Melbourne will help remind the coach of his worth to the team.

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June 12, 2017 9:25 pm

Ramachandra Guha, who resigned from the committee recently, had lashed out at the BCCI's functioning in his resignation letter and made observation on conflict of interest in the case of Rahul Dravid, who is India A coach and also a mentor of the Delhi Daredevils.

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June 12, 2017 9:07 pm

Lewis Hamilton qualified on pole, the 65th of his career to equal the tally of his late Brazilian boyhood idol Ayrton Senna, led from start to finish and also set the fastest lap to complete the 'grand slam'.

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June 12, 2017 9:06 pm

Gautam Gambhir is the latest to join the bandwagon of superstars who have joined the TNPL. Last year, Brett Lee and Michael Bevan were involved with two franchises.

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June 12, 2017 8:45 pm

The Indian ace will have to pull his socks if he has to make an impact in the remaining four rounds of this strongest tournament of the year. After a nerve-wracking fourth round, life was back to normalcy in Norway as all the five games ended in draws leaving no changes in the overnight standings.

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June 12, 2017 8:43 pm

MS Dhoni showed that he still possesses lightning fast reflexes when he effected the dismissal of South African captain AB de Villiers in their ICC Champions Trophy encounter. Despite advancing age, Dhoni shows repeatedly that he is one of the best wicket keepers in the world.

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June 12, 2017 8:35 pm

England have rested senior players Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Jake Ball, Adil Rashid, and Ben Stokes for the three-match T20 international series against South Africa while Tymal Mills has been ruled out due to a back injury.

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June 12, 2017 8:28 pm

China and Japan reportedly want to host World Cup games individually. Also, last week the prospect for Moon Jae-in's push to expand cross-border exchanges with North Korea was thrown into doubt as North Korea rejected a Seoul civic group's offer to provide relief items.