Latest Sports Updates 29-07-2020 @ 7.00 p.m.IST

Football

UEFA is confident Real Madrid’s Champions League tie against Manchester City will go ahead as planned next week despite one of Spanish side’s player tested positive for Coronavirus.Mariano Diaz had tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.

Cycling

Tour de France next year has been preponed by a week to avoid clash with rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.The tour will begin on June 26 and end on July 18.Olympics are slated from July 24th to 9th August.

Basketball

Princepal Singh became fourth Indian basketball player to be drafted in NBA G-League.

Chess

Vishwanathan Anand crashed to seventh defeat at Legends of Chess online tournament after losing to Ding Liren.He stands at the bottom of the table.

Motorsport

Mercedes cars will be painted black for the remainder of Formula E series as statement against racism.

Baseball

Major League baseball suspends Miami Marlins season through weekend amid Covid-19 outbreak in team.

Tennis

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza revealed she lost 26kg in 4 months after her comeback to tennis.She hopes to be healthy for next year when she will be 34 and wants to play in Olympics.

Golf

Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma will compete at Hero Open golf from Thursday.This is the first time in 4 months that he tees off.The event also marks the first time an Indian company will be sponsoring full fledged professional golf event in Europe.

 

By Shailesh