Morning Sports Updates 18-08-2019 @ 9.00.a.m.IST

Multi-Sport

Bajrang Punia and Deepa Malik have been nominated for Khel Ratna award this year by 12 member selection panel.B Sai Praneeth,Ravindra Jadeja,Tejinderpal Singh Toor,Mohammad Anas,Swapna Barman,Anjum Moudgil,Pooja Dhanda and Harmeet Desai are among notable winners of Arjuna Awards.Vimal Kumar has been nominated for Dronacharya award along with 2 others.Awards will be presented on August 29th in the capital.

Football

Manchester City were held to 2-2 draw in premier league by Tottenham Hotspur.Earlier on Saturday,Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scored the winner as Arsenal beat Burnley 2-1 for their second consecutive win this season.It has been 10 years since Gunners have won the opening 2 games of PL season.Liverpool edged past Southampton 2-1 to remain on top.

Tennis

Daniil Medvedev shocked world no.1 Novak Djokovic 3-6,6-3,6-3 to reach Cincinnati Masters final.Russian will face David Goffin who beat Richard Gasquet in Sunday’s final.

Hockey

Indian women hold second ranked Australia to 2-2 draw in second match of Olympic Test event in Tokyo.

 

These news compiled by Shailesh Padhye for Sportsnasha.com

 

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