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Second season of Ultimate Table Tennis starts Thursday (Preview)
Pune, June 13 (IANS) With the rest of the world gripped in football fever on the eve of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, fans in India will have the luxury to switch to some other action as well, as the second season of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) gets underway here from Thursday.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 7:44:06 PM

Russians in traditional garb welcome England players
Zelengororsk (Russia), June 13 (IANS) Women in traditional dresses bearing gifts of decorated local bread were among the fans who turned up at England's FIFA World Cup training grounds in Russia to greet the players on Wednesday, the eve of the competition's kick-off.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 7:30:04 PM

Chhetri named StarPick's brand ambassador
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri was on Wednesday named brand ambassador of online fantasy sports platform StarPick.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:02:03 PM

We cannot take Afghanistan lightly: Rahane
Bengaluru, June 13 (IANS) India will not take spin-heavy Afghanistan lightly, stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane said ahead of their one-off Test here on Thursday.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 5:48:05 PM

Windies look to pocket series in second Test vs Sri Lanka (Preview)
St Lucia, June 13 (IANS) Fresh from a 226-run win in the first Test, the West Indies will aim to pocket the three-match rubber when they take on a depleted Sri Lanka in the second match at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium here from Thursday.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 5:44:05 PM

Spin-heavy Afghanistan face India in historic Test (Preview)
Bengaluru, June 13 (IANS) Afghanistan will embark on a new journey in their cricket history when they make their Test debut against a Virat Kohli-less No.1-ranked India in the historic one-off Test at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Thursday.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 4:18:04 PM

Indian men's, women's teams for Chess Olympiad finalised
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has finalised the five member Indian mens and womens teams for Chess Olympiad 2018 to be held in Batumi in Georgia this September, said a senior official.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 4:10:03 PM

ISL: FC Pune City retain skipper Marcelinho
Pune, June 13 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Pune City on Wednesday announced they are retaining their skipper Marcelinho for the 2018-19 season.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 3:32:04 PM

Messi will do a Tendulkar, says Kolkata's Argentina Fan Club
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Far away from Buenos Aires, tucked in a busy pocket of South Kolkata, the Argentina Football Fan Club members are now busy reciting their common prayers: "Let Lionel Messi do a Sachin Tendulkar".

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 3:20:04 PM

Indian chess body respects Soumya's decision over headscarf
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) The All India Chess Federation (AICF) respects Indian Women Grandmaster (WGM) Soumya Swaminathans decision to opt out of the forthcoming Asian Nations Cup Chess Championship 2018 to be held in Iran as she does not want to be forced to wear a headscarf, said a top official.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 3:00:04 PM

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