Sunday Sports Updates 23-08-2020 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Chess

India reached quarterfinals of Chesd Olympiad after beating China 4-2 in the final round of top division.India finished with 17 points one ahead of China.

Tennis

Andy Murray made winning start at Western and Southern Open after beating Francis Tiafoe 7-6,3-6,6-1 in New York on Saturday.ATP tour commenced after 5 months halt due to Covid-19 pandemic.The tournament originally played in Cincinnati moved to New York amid Covid-19 threat.

Badminton

BAI on Sunday congratulated six shuttlers-former and current who will be honoured with various awards on National Sports Day.For the first time six people have been awarded in badminton.

Hockey

As national sports day approach,former and current hockey greats demand Bharat Ratna for Major Dhyan Chand on his 115th birth anniversary on coming Saturday.

Football

UEFA is exploring the possibility of retaining single leg format for final eight games of Champions league and Europa league.Covid-19 pandemic forced the governing body to complete this season with one leg matches from quarterfinals.

Motorsport

Miguel Oliviera won Styrian Moto GP on Sunday.He beat Pol and Jack on last corner.

Basketball

Lebron James finished with 38 points as LA Lakers beat Portland Trail Blazers 116-108 in third game of Western conference playoff series.

Golf

French golfer Romain Langasque captured his first European tour title after winning Wales Open on Sunday.He shoot bogey free 6 under 65.

 

By Shailesh Padhye