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New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1705 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *Second women's T20 International between India and England in Hove.

STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-CRI-COVID-SL-PLAYERS All Sri Lanka first team players test negative in latest RT-PCR, likely to enter bubble on Monday Colombo, Jul 11 (PTI) The entire Sri Lankan first team, including senior players Kusal Perera, Dushmantha Chameera and Dhananjaya de Silva, have all returned negative in their latest RT-PCR tests ahead of the limited overs series against India.

SPO-CRI-BCCI-DOMESTIC BCCI working group member for compensation for all age-groups, Jackson set for Saurashtra return By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) Saurashtra's Jaydev Shah, who is part of BCCI's newly-formed working group for domestic cricket, feels all age-group cricketers should be compensated for loss of games last season and not just Ranji players.

SPO-OLY-IND-LD NEERAJ Missed natural feeling of being in world-class event but staying positive for Tokyo: Neeraj Chopra New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) Starved for competitive exposure in the build-up to the Olympics, star India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has found a unique way to ensure that his mind feels ready for his maiden appearance in the Games.

SPO-OLY-HOCK-REGULATIONS Tokyo Olympics: No bronze medal match in hockey if one finalist forced out due to COVID New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) The losing semifinalists in hockey might get a shot at Olympic gold in the Tokyo Games if one of the finalist teams is forced out because of COVID-19 as the afflicted side's last-four stage opponent would be elevated to the summit clash.

SPO-OLY-IOC-SHOOT-REGULATIONS IOC framework states countries can replace COVID-infected athlete in mixed team shooting events New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved replacement in the mixed team shooting events of the upcoming Tokyo Games if an athlete from a participating nation tests positive for COVID-19 just before the competition.

SPO-OLY-BAD-PRANEETH Special focus on closing out narrow games, a bit worried about false positive: Praneeth By Amit Kumar Das New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) Striving to master 'closing out' narrow games, Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth is entering his maiden Olympics 'a bit worried' about returning false positive for COVID-19 in one of the many tests he might undergo in Tokyo.

SPO-GOLF-WOM-IND Dagar finishes strong, helps her team win Aramco Ladies title London, Jul 11 (PTI) Indian golfer Diksha Dagar rose to the occasion with three birdies in the last four holes for a closing four-under 69 and combined superbly with her teammates to win the Aramco Team Series title here. PTI SSC SSC SSC

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