Saturday Sports Updates 26-09-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Formula One

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix in Sochi.British driver is eyeing record equalling 91st career victory which will put him even with German legend Michael Schumacher.

Badminton

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is seeded sixth for Denmark Open beginning next month.It will resume badminton events which were shut due to Covid-19 pandemic since March.Kento Monota and Akane Yamaguchi are top seeds in men’s and women’s singles.

Football

Bruno Fernandes scored 100th minute penalty to guide Manchester United to 3-2 win away to Brighton in premier league on Saturday.

Athletics

Sweden’s Armand Duplantis maintained his fine run of form as he won Diamond League meet in Doha on Friday.This is his 16th consecutive victory in men’s pole vault.

Basketball

Boston Celtics beat Miami Heat 121-108 in game five of Eastern conference finals on Friday night.

Golf

Shubhankar Sharma made the cut at Dubai Duty Free Irish Open while his teammate Gaganjeet Bhullar missed the cut.

Tennis

5th seed Andrey Rublev beat Norwegian Casper Ruud 6-4,6-2 to reach final of Hamburg Open.This is his second win over Ruud at the same event.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

Source:Internet