New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) Following are PTI's top/expected stories at 17:45 hrs:
STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:
AFC Cup Play Off second leg: Bengaluru FC vs TC Sports (Maldives) from 8 pm
Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament report from Sofia (Bulgaria)
Vijay Hazare Trophy quarter-final preview
I-League match report Minerva FC vs Gokulam Kerala
Stories on the Wire
India target series-clincher, South Africa look to survive
By Chetan Narula
Centurion, Feb 20 (PTI) A ruthless India has only complacency to guard against while a deflated South Africa would be fighting another battle of survival when the two sides clash in the series-deciding second Twenty20 International, here tomorrow.
Kohli 2nd batsman in history to reach 900 ranking points
Dubai, Feb 20 (PTI) India captain Virat Kohli became only the second batsman in the history of the game to cross the 900-point mark concurrently in Tests and ODIs, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah grabbed the joint-top position among bowlers in the latest ICC ODI player rankings today.
Football coach Constantine accepts contract extension
New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) Englishman Stephen Constantine today said he has accepted the contract extension offered to him by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), which will make him the longest serving national coach in the history of the sport here.
Want to change medal colour from silver to gold: Sindhu
Mumbai, Feb 20 (PTI) Star India shuttler P V Sindhu today said she wants to change the colour of her Olympic medal from silver to gold at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
"I want to change the colour (of the medal) from silver to gold. I would be chasing my dream for that and definitely I hope I would do it," said the Hyderabad-based badminton player, who had finished second at the Rio Olympics, here.
My entire focus is on Asian Games, says Lalita Babar
Mumbai, Feb 20 (PTI) National steeplechase record holder Lalita Babar wants to focus all her attention on this year's Asian Games as she feels she has better chances at the continental mega-event than the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
NADA adjourns Inderjeet's hearing, provisionally suspends 5 athletes
New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) The hearing into shot-putter Inderjeet Singh's doping case was adjourned again even as the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has provisionally suspended five athletes for violating anti-doping rules