International Sports Updates as on 11.08.17

Sinquefield Cup, St. Louis, USA

It has been a great news for every Indians. India’s Grand Master and 5 times World Champion Vishwanathan Anand jumped on 1st Spot Shared with Maxime Vachier – Lagrave of France with 4.5 pointsafter 7 round. Anand defeated Russia’s Ian Nepomniachtchi in 40 moves.
India lost to Belgium in their first match of five match men’s hockey tour of Europe.It was a very tight match but the lack of concentration costed in the only goal in last quarter scored by Tom Boon (  60th Minute )
The Women World Cup made each and every women in the world proud. The reports say that the World Cup was virwed by 180 million Viewers.
India vs Sri Lanka Test Series
Ashwin and Jadeja are likely to be rested for the third test against Sri Lanka. Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav are likely to get a chance in playing eleven.
England Cricket
England’s problem for opening batsmen is seem not resolved. As per reports England’s Opener Keaton Jennings is expected to be dropped for 3 Test Match Series against West Indies.
World Athletics Championship, London
Karsten Warholm of Norway stunned the world after winning 400 Meters Hurdle race. All time great Kerron Clement was defeated by the 21 year old giving
Norway win their first Gold medal.
American Phyllis Francis winning Gold was another surprise of the day. She defeated Bahaman Gold Medalist in Olympics , Shaunae Miller- Uibo.
Lakshmanan Govindan of India ran his personal best but failed to qualify for the final round of 5000 Meters Race. Govinsan finished the race in 13:36:62 nearly 1 second better than his earlier best.
By Prathamesh
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