Latest Sports Updates 02-08-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of US Open due to Coronavirus concerns.He joins fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty to opt out of the major.US Open begins on August 31st.

Wrestling

Olympic bound Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia rates his 65kg freestyle category as the trickiest.He is ranked no.2 in the world.However no wrestler has won back to back gold medals in World Championships and Olympics.

Motorsport

India’s Jehan Daruwala finished creditable fourth in Silverstone Sprint race of F2 Championship on Sunday.

Swimming

Restrictions on use of pools is taking a toll on mental health of Indian swimmers.Resumption of training for swimmers is still on hold due to Covid-19 pandemic.Swimmers in the country have not entered the pool since March 25.

Basketball

Toronto Raptors beat LA Lakers 107-92 in NBA game on Saturday night.This is their 11th straight win over Lakers.

Golf

Brendon Todd took 54 hole lead at World Gold Championships in Memphis.He shoot 1 under 69 on Saturday to take 1 stroke lead going into final round.

Football

Indian striker Sunil Chhetri was voted as ‘Favourite player of AFC Asian Cup 2019” in fans poll.

 

By Shailesh Padhye