Latest Sports Updates 03-08-2020 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

World no.7 Alexander Zverev said he is still unsure of playing in the US Open amid Covid-19 pandemic.

Badminton

India have been handed relatively easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup finals to be held in Denmark from October 3-11.Indian men’s team is grouped along with Denmark,Germany and Algeria.Women’s team is clubbed with China,France and Germany.

Luge

Luge Federation of India appoints Shiva Keshavan as chief coach and high performance director of national team.

Golf

Arjun Atwal finished tied 53rd at Barracuda Championship on PGA tour.He will next compete at Wyndham where he became first Indian professional to win on PGA tour 10 years ago.

Squash

India will not take part in Women’s World Team squash Championship scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia in December due to lack of preparation time and uncertainty over travelling amid Covid-19 pandemic.The decision was taken after consulting top players.

Football

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said scouting committees will be formed with an aim of India qualifying for FIFA World Cup and Olympics in the next 10-15 years.

Athletics

Doha Diamond League scheduled for October 9 has been brought forward to September 25.

 

By Shailesh Padhye