Saturday Sports Updates 15-08-2020 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Football

Jurgen Klopp has been named Premier League manager of the season.Klopp guided Liverpool to it’s first league title since 1990.

Cricket

M S Dhoni retires from international cricket.Former World Cup winner announced his decision on Instagram.

Swimming

Indian swimmers Virdhawal Khade,Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat will train in Dubai for the next two months from September.All three swimmers are hoping to make the cut for Tokyo Olympics next year.Swimming pools have been shut in India since March due to Covid-19 lockdown.

Tennis

Serena Williams suffered shock defeat against 116th ranked Shelby Rogers.Rogers won 1-6,6-4,7-6 in the quarterfinals of Top Seed Open in Lexington.

Formula One

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix with Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas starting in front row.

Wrestling

Wrestling camp for the likes of Bajrang Punia,Vinesh Phogat will begin from September 1 to 30 in Sonepat,Lucknow.Both Indian men and women who are qualified for Tokyo Olympics as well as those hoping to make the cut will join the camp.

Badminton

Indian doubles shuttler N Sikki Reddy and physio Kiran have been tested negative in second Covid-19 test.Both were tested positive just a couple of days back after camp for Olympic bound Indian shuttlers started past week in Hyderabad.

Golf

Both Arjun Atwal and Anirban Lahiri missed the cut at Wyndham Championship.Two big names Brooks Koepka and Justin Rose also missed the cut.However Jordan Spieth made it to weekend rounds.

Snooker

Ronnie O’Sullivan will face Kyren Wilson in the final of World Snooker Championships.

Multi Sports

National Sports Awards selection panel consisting of 12 members will meet on August 17 and 18 to decide on various national Sports award winners this year.

 

By Shailesh Padhye