Latest Sports Updates 25-06-2020 @ 7.00 p.m. IST

Football

Manchester City’s clash with Liverpool will take place at Ethiad stadium next Thursday despite concerns over venue attracting huge supporters.Liverpool can seal their first English league title in 30 years against rivals next week.

Chess

Chennai based R Vaishali shocked former world champion Antaoneta Stefanova 6-5  to reach quarterfinals of Women’s Speed Chess Championships.Koneru Humpy however bowed out.

Weightlifting

Cleared of doping charges,Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu will finally get Arjuna award for 2018 .Award was on hold as per Delhi high court order.

Tennis

Dominic Thiem said his 5 Covid-19 tests have been negative.Four players were tested positive during Adria Tour which was brainchild of world no.1 Novak Djokovic.Thiem said players were too optimistic after trusting Serbian Govt.rules.

Hockey

Former Indian hockey star Viren Rasquinha raises Rs.22 lakh for lockdown hit hockey players,coaches,staff.As per initiative,Rs.10000 each will be given as a one time grant to 220 beneficiaries.It is a joint initiative of Olympic Gold Quest and Go Sports Foundation.

Golf

Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson are among five golfers who withdrewfrom Travelers Championship due to Coronavirus threat.

 

By Shailesh