Latest Sports Updates 17-09-2019 @ 9.00.p.m.IST


Vinesh Phogat and Seema reached repachage round of World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan.Vinesh earlier beat Olympic bronze medallist Sofia 13-0 in 53kg.bout.However she lost in the next round to current world champion Mayu Mukaida of Japan.Seema also has a chance for a medal in 50kg.


Amit Panghal reached quarterfinals in 52kg at World Boxing Championships in Russia.Manish Kaushik also beat Asian Games silver medallist Baatarsukh to reach last eight in 63 kg.Sanjeet also upset second seed Sanjar from Uzbekistan to remain in hunt for a medal in 91kg.Kavinder Singh Bisht also won meaning all 4 Indians in action on Tuesday have made it to quarterfinals.


Dipa Karmakar’s Olympic Tokyo Olympics dream suffered a major setback as she failed to recover in time for World Championships starting next month in Germany.


Ashwini Ponnappa and SatwikSaiRaj Rankireddy upset world no.7 pair of Jordan and Melati 22-20,17-21,21-17 to reach mixed doubles second round of China Open.Later in the day Satwik partnering Chirag Shetty advanced in men’s doubles also.


CAS has reduced PSG striker Neymar’s Champions League suspension from three to two games.

Table Tennis

Indian men’s tt team beat Singapore 3-0 in Asisn Table Tennis Championships.They remain in Champions division of the continental event.India will play Hong Kong on Wednesday for fifth position.

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