Latest Sports Updates 16-02-2021 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Alexander Zverev 6-7,6-2,6-4,7-6 to reach semifinals of Australian Open.A.Karatsev of Russia continued his fairytale run with 2-6,6-4,6-1,6-2 win over Grigor Dimitrov in the other quarterfinal.Serena Williams is on course for a record equalling 24th major title with 6-3,6-3 win over Simona Halep in quarterfinals.She will face Naomi Osaka in the semis.

Cricket

India thrashed England by 317 runs to win the second test in Chennai and level 4 match series 1-1.

Hockey

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid foundation for India’s biggest hockey stadium in Rourkela.It will be the second venue besides Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneshwar for 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup.

Boxing

With IOC scrapping Olympic world qualifiers for Boxing due to Covid-19,India is unlikely to add to its list of 9 boxers who have made the cut for Tokyo Olympics to be held in July-August.

Shooting

India will skip ISSF World Cup to be held in South Korea in April due to 14 days quarantine requirements.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet