Latest Sports Updates 24-07-2020 @ 7.00 p.m.IST

Cricket

IPL chairman Brijesh Patel said IPL 2020 will be held across all 3 venues in UAE-Dubai,Abu Dhabi and Sharjah subject to approval of Indian govt.

Tennis

ATP and WTA cancelled all tournaments in China in 2020 due to Coronavirus pandemic.

Boxing

Boxing great Mike Tyson will make a comeback at 54.He will take on Roy Jones Jrmin 8 round exhibition  fight on September 12.

Football

Jordi Cruff resigned as Ecuador coach without taking charge of the team.He was appointed as coach seven months back.

Chess

Five time world champion Vishwanathan Anand suffered third straight defeat at Legends of Chess online event losing to Russian Vladimir Kramnik.He is languishing at the bottom of points table.

Athletics

Hima Das upgraded Asian Games gold medal to Corona warriors.Indian mixed relay team of 4*400m won silver at 2018 Asian Games but were declared gold medal winners after one of Bahrain runners was handed doping ban.

Motorsport

Marc Marquez has been declared fit to race in Andalucia Moto GP despite broken arm.Team Honda said Marc passed fitness test and will race this weekend.

Multi Sports

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju is hopeful India will have sporting events from September or October.Sports in India have been halted due to Covid-19 pandemic since March.

 

By Shailesh