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Updated: 17-03-2019 18:15 IST
Sports Highlights

The following are the top/expected stories at 1815 hours:

EXPECTED STORIES: *Report of Swiss Open badminton tournament.

*Report of ISL final between Bengaluru FC and FC Goa.


Lahiri misses cut; Europeans dominate leaderboard at PLAYERS Ponte Vedra (Florida), Mar 17 (PTI) Anirban Lahiri failed to make the cut after finishing with a poor card of one-over 217 at the PLAYERS Championship.


K T Irfan becomes first Indian athlete to qualify for Tokyo Olympics New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) National record holder KT Irfan Sunday became the first Indian from athletics to qualify for the next year's Olympics while finishing fourth in the 20 km event of the Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan.


Steve Smith joins Royals camp in Jaipur, Shane Warne expects him to be "hungry" By Kushan Sarkar

New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) Having been welcomed with open arms by his national teammates in Dubai, Steve Smith Sunday touched down in Jaipur to join his IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals' pre-tournament camp ahead of cash-rich league starting March 23.

SPO-KOHLI No cap on IPL matches, insists Kohli, tournament to benefit India players for WC, says Kirsten

Bengaluru, Mar 17 (PTI) "You cannot put a cap on anything," said India captain Virat Kohli, insisting that no instructions have been issued to Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises with regards to workload management of World Cup bound players.

SPO-ICC-RANKING Kohli, Bumrah maintain top positions in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai, Mar 17 (PTI) India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah have retained their top positions in the batsmen and bowlers' list of the latest ICC ODI rankings issued Sunday.

SPO-WARNE-INTERVIEW We played more cricket than current generation and found time to improve: Shane Warne

By Kushan Sarkar New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) There is a feeling in cricketing fraternity that a choc-a-bloc international calender comprising three formats leave youngsters with very little time to work on their game.


Asian Championship is next challenge for Vinesh, Bajrang; Divya, Dhankar return to Indian team New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) Vinesh Phogat will get to test herself in her new 53kg category when she competes at the senior Asian Wrestling Championship along with Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik as India on Sunday named a 30-member squad for the event, to be held in China next month.


Younis Khan set to be appointed as Pakistan U-19 coach: PCB Karachi, Mar 17 (PTI) Former captain Younis Khan is set to be appointed as the head coach of the Pakistan Under-19 team, a Cricket Board (PCB) source said here Sunday.


Indian women storm into SAFF semis with 5-0 win over Sri Lanka Biratnagar, (Nepal), Mar 17 (PTI) The Indian women's football team sealed its place in the semifinals of the SAFF Championship with a resounding 5-0 win over Sri Lanka at the Sahid Rangashala Stadium here on Sunday.


Bangladesh players return home Dhaka, Mar 17 (PTI) Having narrowly escaped a terror attack in a mosque that claimed 49 lives, a traumatised Bangladesh cricket team returned home with players stating that it will take some time for the normalcy to return.