Latest Sports Updates 27-08-2020 @ 10.00 p.m.IST

Badminton

India Open and Syed Modi International badminton tournaments were cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic.India Open Super 500 was slated for December while Syed Modi event was scheduled in November.

Tennis

Novak Djokovic beat Stuff 6-3,6-1 to reach quarterfinals at Western and Southern Open in New York.World no.1 will face Roberto Bautista Agut in last eight.Agut shocked defending champion Daniil Medvedev.Among women,Naomi Osaka pulled out of the event to protest at racial injustice.

Cricket

England cricketer Jason Roy will miss T20 series against Pakistan due to side strain.

Table Tennis

Table tennis Federation of India is planning to host national championships in November with only singles events due to Covid-19 pandemic

Tennis

Several Chelsea players have tested positive for Coronavirus and have not returned for pre-season training.

 

By Shailesh Padhye