Latest Sports Updates 22-08-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Wrestling

Olympic medallist Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik write to PM Natendra Modi and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju if she will ever get Arjuna award.Sakshi was omitted from the final confirmation list for Arjuna awardees which was shortened to 27 from earlier 29 yesterday.

Tennis

Kei Nishikori of Japan tested positive for Coronavirus for second time raising doubts about his participation at US Open beginning on 31st August in New York.

Football

Sevilla beat Inter Milan 3-2 to win Europa League on Friday night.Sevilla have extended their record to six Europa league titles.Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku scored an own goal.

Golf

Indian trio of Aditi Ashok,Tvesa Malik and Diksha Dagar failed to make cut at Women’s British Open.

Athletics

Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Arjuna award will motivate her to do well at next year’s Tokyo Olympics and inspire other young athletes to take up the sport.

Hockey

Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Graham Reid says players begin training with basic exercise and skill development.

Chess

India were held to 3-3 draw by Mongolia at online Chess Olympiad.Vidit Gujrathi and Koneru Humpy suffered due to power failure.

Cycling

Tour de France organisers have warned teams that if they found 2 Covid-19 positives in 7 days,then they will be thrown out of the race.

 

By Shailesh Padhye