New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) Following are PTI's top/expected
sports stories at 17:30 pm:
STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:
CAPE TOWN -Match report of the third ODI between India and South Africa.
KIMBERLEY - Match report of second ODI between India women and South Africa.
GUWAHATI - Report of Indian Super League match between NorthEast United and Pune FC.
NEW DELHI - Report of Day 7 of Khelo India Games.
STORIES ON WIRE:
Tendulkar urges BCCI to recognise India's blind cricket body
New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has called on the BCCI to recognise the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) and bring its players under the Board's pension scheme.
India's U-17 WC star Dheeraj leaves for Scotland
Mumbai, Feb 7 (PTI) His confidence bolstered after a stint with former England goalkeeper David James, India's U-17 custodian Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem today left for a trial at Scottish Premiership club Motherwell FC.
Ankita produces fiery game under pressure to level tie
By Amanpreet Singh
New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) A fired-up Ankita Raina produced a stunning performance under pressure to shock world number 120 Lin Zhu and help India lock the Asia/Oceania Group I Fed Cup tie against China 1-1 after Karman Kaur Thandi had suffered a tame defeat in the opening match here today.
Must improve young talent to promote grassroots football: Hood
New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) The promotion of grassroots football works best when all stakeholders focus on improving the quality and quantity of young talent by working hand-in- hand with the national federation, feels AIFF's head of player development, Richard Hood.
Constantine offered contract extension till 2019 Asian Cup
New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) Indian football coach Stephen Constantine was today offered a contract extension till the end of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, following a string of highly impressive results in recent times.
ATK hope to salvage pride against resurgent Blasters
Kolkata, Feb 7 (PTI) Smarting from four consecutive defeats, ATK will hope to salvage some pride when they take on a resurgent Kerala Blasters FC in an Indian Super League football fixture here tomorrow.
Minerva FC regain top spot after 3-2 win over Shilong Lajong
Panchukula, Feb 7 (PTI) Minerva FC regained the top spot in the I-League standings with a hard-fought 3-2 win over a spirited Shillong Lajong here today