Latest Sports Updates 11-08-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Hockey

Sports Authority of India shifted Covid-19 positive Indian hockey player Mandeep Singh to multi speciality hospital in Bengaluru after Oxygen level drop.

Football

Phil Neville who guided England to Women’s World Cup semifinal last year is set to leave his role after July next year.He is currently shortlisted for vacant Australia women’s football team coach.

Tennis

Third seed Johana Konta of Britain suffered first round exit at Top Seed Open in Lexington.Konta lost 4-6,4-6 to Marie after suffering from heart ailments.

Cycling

Tour De France 2021 will begin in Brittany after Copenhagen pulled out as hosts last week.The tour will spend a week in Brittany with each of scheduled departures and arrivals.

Boxing

Boxing camp for 9 Indian Olympic bound boxers has resumed in NIS,Patiala.Addition of seven more boxers has been proposed.

Cricket

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor is unsure of playing 2021 T20 World Cup.

Table Tennis

Fourth edition of Ultimate Table Tennis has been indefinitely postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic.The event was originally scheduled to be held in India from August 14 to 31st.

Shooting

Abhinav Bindra recalled his memories of becoming first Indian gold medallist at Olympics 12 years ago.After that,at one time he thought of quitting the sport.

 

By Shailesh Padhye