Latest Sports Updates 31-07-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Formula One

Racing Point’s Sergio Perez became first F1 driver to be tested positive for Coronavirus.He went home to Mexico after Hungarian Grand Prix.He will miss Sunday’s British GP.

Football

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter calls for suspending his successor Gianni Infantino after criminal proceedings were opened up against him in Switzerland.

Tennis

Andy Murray feels its completely understandable if top male players do not play US Open due to Covid-19 threat.US Open begins on August 31st.

Multi Sports

Virender Sehwag and Sardara Singh were named in 12 member selection panel for National Sports Awards.Awards function will be held on August 29 or may be delayed due to Covid-19.

Golf

Arjun Atwal is tied 38th after first round of Barracuda Championship on PGA tour.He fired 4 birdies but also dropped two along the way.This event uses Modified Stable Format scoring system.

Shooting

NRAI postponed compulsory shooting camp in the capital for its Olympic core group due to Covid-19 threat.Camp was ti begin on Saturday but positive case of woman coach led to the postponement.

Basketball

LA Lakers beat Los Angeles Clippers 103-101 in the second NBA game after restart on Thursday night.Lakers moved closer to clinching no.1 seed in Western conference playoffs.

 

By Shailesh Padhye