Latest Sports Updates 16-09-2020 @ 10.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Marin Cilic beat David Goffin to reach prequarterfinals of Rome Masters.World no.1 Novak Djokovic also made it to last 16.

Boxing

Indian boxing high performance director Nieva feels boxers have regained fitness after three month lockdown and now are looking at contact training.Most of India’s top men and women boxers are currently at NIS,Patiala.

Athletics

Athletics Federation of India has requested the govt.to give priority to Olympic bound athletes as and when Covid-19 vaccine is available.

Badminton

India’s chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand feels players are unsure about resumption of international calendar as a result of which there is a lag in training.

Cycling

Defending champion Egan Bernal has withdrawn from Tour de France with a back trouble.

Chess

P Harikrishna is in joint lead after three rounds of St.Louis Rapid and Blitz online tournament.

Basketball

Nuggets became the first team in NBA history to overcome 3-1 series deficit by beating Clippers to reach Western conference final.Miami Heat beat Celtics in game one of Eastern conference finals.

 

By Shailesh Padhye