Latest Sports Updates 30-06-2020 @ 10.00 p.m.IST

Football

Manchester City beat Newcastle 2-0 to reach semifinals of FA Cup on Monday night.City will play 13 times winners Arsenal in semis while Chelsea face Manchester United in last four.

Tennis

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic came to the defence of Novak Djokovic after multiple cases of Covid-19 emerged from Adria Tour organised by world no.1 to raise money for the fight against Coronavirus pandemic.Ana admitted it was govt’s fault.

Cricket

England skipper Joe Root will miss the first test against West Indies starting next week.Root will be with his wife who is expecting their second child later this week.Ben Stokes will lead the side.

Bridge

Bridge Federation of India nominated Pranab Bardhan and Shibnath Sarkar for Arjuna award this year.Both are 2018 Asian Games gold medal winners.

Formula One

F1 drivers are discussing whether to take a knee at season opening Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.It is in regard to support Black Lives Matter.

Shooting

Two time CWG gold medallist Heena Sidhu hailed banning of Chinese app Tiktok.She said Internet will be happier place without Tiktok.

Golf

Women’s Indian Open golf tournament was cancelled on Tuesday due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Multi-Sports

Sports Ministry is seeking Delhi high court consent to provisionally award recognition to 54 National Sports Federations.

 

By Shailesh