Latest Sports Updates 16-10-2020 @ 7.00 p.m.IST

Badminton

Indian world champion shuttler P V Sindhu will not take part in any competitive event this year.She said that will not affect her preparations for rescheduled Tokyo Olympics next year.

Wimbledon

Wimbledon will go ahead next year even if Grand Slam has to be staged behind closed doors.Grass court major was cancelled this year due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Weightlifting

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu left for US early-a month before her scheduled departure.She was complaining of lower back injury flaring up again.

Chess

Magnus Carlsen won Altibox Norway Chess after beating Firiouzja on Thursday night with a round to spare.

Formula One

Vietnam F1 Grand Prix has been cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

Golf

Australian Open golf has been cancelled for the first time in 75 years due to Coronavirus pandemic.PGA Championship scheduled for February next year also will not take place.

Table Tennis

Fourth edition of Ultimate Table Tennis League has been postponed until 2021 amid Covid-19 pandemic.

Boxing

Indian woman boxer Lovlina Borgohain has tested positive for Coronavirus.She missed the flight to Italy on Friday for training cum competition trip.

Swimming

Multiple world champion Federica Pellegrini has tested positive for Coronavirus and will miss International Swimming League in Budapest.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet