Latest Sports Updates 17-09-2020 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Badminton

Badminton Association of India has indicated that shuttlers participating in Denmark Open next month will have to give consent in writing.Players will travel at their own risk amid Covid-19 pandemic.

Tennis

Rafael Nadal returned to action on Tuesday at Rome Masters after absence of over six months due to Covid-19 pandemic.Nadal beat US Open semifinalist and his countryman Pablo Carreno Busta 6-1,6-1 to reach third round.

Football

Belgium tops first FIFA rankings since shutdown due to Covid-19 pandemic.France is ranked second followed by Brazil and England.

Chess

P Harikrishna slips to fifth spot at St.Luis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament.Magnus Carlsen tops the table.

Athletics

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack sentenced to two years in jail after found guilty of corruption.

Cycling

Miguel Lopez won 17th stage of Tour de France.Roglic retains overall lead.

Multi-Sports

Sports Ministry will intimate Supreme court next week before granting fresh recognition to NSFs.

 

By Shailesh Padhye