Latest Sports Updates 08-09-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Dominic Thiem and Danill Medvedev are confident about their chances of lifting first major title after both reached quarterfinals of US Open on Monday.Thiem beat young Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime 7-6,6-1,6-1 while 3rd seed Medvedev eased past Francis Tiafoe.However both Thiem and Medvedev are likely to face each other in semifinals.Among women,second seed Kenin lost to Mertens.Indian challenge at US Open ended after Rohan Boppanna and Dennis Shapovalov lost in quarterfinals to Rojer and Tecau.

Boxing

Former world champion Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has recovered from Covid-19 and is in isolation away from home in Imphal to protect her son.

Cycling

All Tour de France riders were tested negative for Covid-19.All 22 teams will start 10th stage after rest day on Tuesday.

Athletics

Hima Das and other athletes have complained about poor quality of food at NIS,Patiala.Some said there was presence of hair in meals.

Football

James Rodrigues joins Everton from Real Madrid to revive career in England.

Basketball

Celtics beat Raptors 111-89 to take 3-2 lead in Eastern conference semifinals.Clippers beat Nuggets 113-107 in game 3 of Western conference semifinals.

Golf

World no.1 Dustin Johnson won FedEx Cup by 3 shots.He is the first number one seed to win Tour Championship since Tiger Woods in 2009.

 

By Shailesh Padhye