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Qatar vs India: Blue Tigers aim to scale a mountain in desert

Qatar vs India: Blue Tigers aim to scale a mountain in desert

Doha, June 11 (UNI) The last match of the FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asian Cup 2027 Preliminary Joint Qualifiers Round 2 is a make-or-break encounter for India, who face Asian champions Qatar away from home, on Tuesday, with a target in mind that can change the course of Indian football history.
Never before in the times gone by could India make the Round 3 of the World Cup qualifiers. Their hopes are still alive this time, but converting them into reality could be no less complicated than a quick solution to the Rubik’s Cube.
India have had a lukewarm qualification campaign for the World Cup thus far, with a 1-0 victory away in Kuwait giving them a lot of hope, before draws against Afghanistan (0-0 away) and Kuwait (0-0 at home), and defeats against Qatar (0-3 at home) and Afghanistan (1-2 at home) left them with a bit of a mountain to climb.

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Shakib behind Bangladesh's Super 8 qualification push

14 Jun 2024 | 12:16 AM

St. Vincent, June 13 (UNI): In a languid afternoon, Bangladesh unfurled a dramatic revival, clinching a stunning victory over the Netherlands and significantly bolstering their aspirations for the T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 here on Thursday.

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Dilip Kumar annexes TNBSA Snooker tourney title

Dilip Kumar annexes TNBSA Snooker tourney title

13 Jun 2024 | 9:43 PM

Chennai, June 13 (UNI) In a thrilling display of skill and determination, Dilip Kumar of Southern Railways annexed the title in the TNBSA - Fast 35 Single Red Open Snooker Tournament '24.

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Punjabi athletes gear up for Paris Olympics with state support

13 Jun 2024 | 9:22 PM

Chandigarh, June 13 (UNI) Each Punjabi athlete participating in the Olympics will receive Rs 15 lakh for their preparation, state Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer announced on Thursday.

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India men to meet Pak in Asian Team squash quarters

India men to meet Pak in Asian Team squash quarters

13 Jun 2024 | 9:09 PM

Chennai, June 13 (UNI) India men qualified for the quarterfinals of the Asian Team Squash Championships in Dalian, China on Thursday as the second team from Pool D behind Japan following a 3-0 victory over Mongolia for their second win in the four-team group.

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2W Natl Racing : Sarthak Chavan quickest in official practice

13 Jun 2024 | 9:06 PM

Chennai, June 13 (UNI) Pune’s Sarthak Chavan (TVS Racing) was the fastest rider on the day in the official practice sessions which kick-started the first round of the MRF MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship at the Madras International Circuit, at Irungattukottai, about 40 km from here on Thursday, which saw the competitors getting a feel of the conditions.

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