Latest Sports Updates 06-08-2020 @ 7.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios says his chances of playing in French Open are also slim.Kyrgios withdrew from US Open beginning at the end of this month due to Covid-19 concerns.

Cycling

Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen is in coma after collision with compatriot Dylan at stage one of Tour of Poland.

Football

Alexis Sanchez has signed 3 year deal with Inter Milan.He was on loan at Milan at the start of 2019-20 season.

Wrestling Federation of India postponed national camp in Lucknow.The camp was slated to begin in second week of August.Vinesh Phogat,Sakshi Malik and Pooja Dhanda were reluctant to go to Lucknow amid Covid-19 pandemic.

Badminton

World no.1 Tai Tzu Ying plans to play badminton until 2021 ending speculation that she may retire at the end of this season.She wants to play in Tokyo Olympics.

Formula One.

Valterri Bottas has been retained by Mercedes F1 team for next season It is expected that six time world champion Lewis Hamilton will also stay with Mercedes.

Cricket

Cricket Australia is considering moving Boxing Day test from Melbourne due to Covid-19 fears.The new venue could be Adelaide.

Golf

India’s Anika Vama missed out on match play spot at US Women’s Amateur Championship.She finished with a total of seven over 151.

 

By Shailesh Padhye