Latest Sports Updates 18-08-2020 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Multi Sports

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma along with wrestler Vinesh Phogat and table tennis star Manika Batra have been selected for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.Paralympian Mariappan also wins highest sporting award in the country.Deepika Thakur,Atanu Das and Divij Sharan are among 29 sportspersons selected for Arjuna award.

Wrestling

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp beginning in Lucknow from Sept.1 due to health concerns.The decision irks Wrestling Federation of India.

Football

Ligue 1’s opening match of new season has been postponed after Marseille reported 4 Covid-19 cases.

Boxing

Asian Boxing Championships scheduled to be held in India in November-December has been postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Tennis

Indian Davis Cupper Sumit Nagal advannced to pre-quarters of Prague Open ATP Challenger after his opponent Jay Clarke  of Britain retired hurt on Monday.

 

By Shailesh Padhye