Latest Sports Updates 29-06-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Cricket

Former England all rounder Ian Botham claimed that he got infected by Covid-19.Earlier he mistook it as ‘a bad case of flu’.

Formula One

Mercedes cars will change their livery to black for the upcoming 2020 F1 season to show their support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement.Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will also race in black.

Shooting

Olympic bound Indian shooter Abhishek Verma wants to start legal prsctice and deal with Cyber crime cases.Abhishek is the son of a judge in Punjab and Haryana high court.With Olympics still a year away,he will get enough time for his new role.

Golf

Dylan Fritteli became fourth PGA tour player to test positive for Coronavirus.However he is showing no symptoms.Meanwhile,Dustin Johnson won Travellers Championships by one stroke in Connecticut on Sunday.His career long season victory streak extends to 13.

Boxing

Top official of Boxing Federation of India stated that national camp for Olympic bound boxers will resume next month.The camp will be held in Patiala.

Football

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju remains optimistic about hosting FIFA under 17 Women’s World Cup.World Cup is rescheduled for February-March next year in India due to Covid-19.

 

By Shailesh