Latest Sports Updates 16-08-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Cricket

Former India cricketer Chetan Chauhan passed away at 73 in Gurugram.He suffered cardiac arrest in the hospital.He played 40 tests and 7 ODIs for India.He was also UP Sports Minister.

Motorsport

Ducadi’s Dovizioso won action packed Austrian Moto GP.Race was halted for 20 minutes after collision between Franco and Zarco in Spielberg on Sunday.

Tennis

Top seed Simona Halep won 21st WTA title after claiming Prague Open on Sunday.Second ranked Halep beat Mertens 6-2,7-5 in the final.

Cycling

Indian cyclist Triyasha Paul tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving for national camp in New Delhi.

Football

ISL matches will be held across three venues in Goa from November.Stadiums in Margao,Vasco and Bambolim will host matches.Fixtures will be held behind closed doors.

Boxing

Stipe Miocic retained heavyweight crown with decision win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 252 in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Golf

Shubhankar Sharma shot one under 70 to be at 66th after third round of Celtic Classic.Meanwhile Tvesa Malik will join Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar for women’s British Open which starts next week.

 

By Shailesh Padhye