Sports Highlights

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New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) The following are the top/expected sports stories at 1700 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *A copy on ICC's virtual Board meeting.

*Mithali Raj and Ramesh Powar press conference.

*Report of European Shooting Championships in Croatia.

*Report of Rohan Bopanna's men's doubles match at the French Open. STORIES ON THE WIRE SPO-BOX-SANJEET Biggest moment of my career: India's newest Asian champion in boxing Sanjeet By Poonam Mehra New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) He took to boxing to stay away from 'padhai likhai' and India's newest Asian champion Sanjeet's faith in his choice has paid off quite well as he revels in the glory of beating an Olympic medallist for the 'biggest moment' of his decade-long career.

SPO-CRI-IND-FAMILY-QUARANTINE Players' families allowed for UK trip; no BCCI office-bearers for WTC final due to quarantine rules By Kushan Sarkar New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) The families of players and support staff of both the Indian men's and women's cricket teams will be allowed to accompany them during their lengthy tour of England this month, a senior BCCI source revealed on Tuesday.

SPO-BOX-OLY-IND Indian boxers to have three-week training camp abroad before Olympics By Poonam Mehra New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) India's nine Olympic-bound boxers will travel abroad for a three-week training stint after getting a few days' break following a record-shattering medal haul by the country's pugilists at the just-concluded Asian Championships in Dubai.

SPO-CRI-WTC-BOULT NZ in great place to create history: Boult on WTC final Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Jun 1 (PTI) The qualification process for the World Test Championship final is still a bit of enigma for Trent Boult but the New Zealand pace spearhead is confident that his team is capable of creating history when it clashes with India for the inaugural title.

SPO-CRI-ICC-WOM-T20-RANKINGS ICC WT20 Rankings: Shafali maintains top spot as Scotland's Kathryn Bryce enters top-10 Dubai, Jun 1 (PTI) Indian teen sensation Shafali Verma maintained her pole position among T20 batters while Kathryn Bryce became the first woman from Scotland to make it into the top-10 in the latest ICC rankings published on Tuesday.

SPO-BAD-MARIN-OLY Marin pulls out of Tokyo Olympics due to knee injury New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) Defending champion Carolina Marin on Tuesday pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics after suffering an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear in her left knee that will require a surgery to heal.

SPO-HOCK-LAKRA Lakra desperate to be in Indian team for Tokyo Games Bengaluru, Jun 1 (PTI) He is still unsure about his place in the Indian hockey team but defender Birendra Lakra is determined to make the cut for the Tokyo Games and make it count.

SPO-FOOT-IND-JHINGAN We didn't play to our potential in 2022 WC Qualifiers, admits Jhingan Doha, Jun 1 (PTI) Indian players should be brave enough to accept that the national football team did not play to its potential during the 2022 FIFIA World Cup qualifiers, experienced defender Sandesh Jhingan said on Tuesday.

SPO-FOOT-FC GOA-GAMA FC Goa extend contract with Saviour Gama until 2024 Mumbai, Jun 1 (PTI) Indian Super League side FC Goa has inked a new three-year contract with Saviour Gama to keep the promising left-back at the club until 2024. PTI APA APA

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