Latest Sports Updates 18-09-2020 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

US Open winner Naomi Osaka pulled out of French Open starting 28th September due to hamstring injury.Roger Federee will also not compete as he continues to recover from knee surgery.

Football

Juventus have terminated the contract of Gonzalo Higuain.He scored 66 goals for league champions.Argentine forward will join David Beckham’s major league soccer team.

Athletics

Armand Duplantis broke Sergey Bubka’s 26 year old pole vault record after clearing 6 meters 15 cms at Golden gala meet in Rome on Thursday.

Basketball

Miami Heat came from behind again to beat Boston Celtics 106-101 to take 2-0 series lead in NBA Eastern conference finals.

Chess

P Harikrishna maintains fifth place at St.Louis Rapid and Blitz online chess tournament.Wesley So is in top position.

Badminton

P V Sindhu pulls out of Denmark Open beginning next month.She is eyeing Asia Open in November.

 

By Shailesh Padhye