Latest Sports Updates 19-03-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Badminton

Women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy lost 22-24,12-21 to Piek and Sienen in quarterfinals of All England Open on Friday.Lakshya Sen also lost to Marc Caljouw 17-21,21-16,17-21 in the last eight.

Athletics

Kamalpreet Kaur has thrown the discus to a distance of 65 metres at Federation Cup which is a new national record in women’s discuss throw.The result meant she qualified for Tokyo Olympics.

Football

Bayern Munich will face PSG in quarterfinals of Champions league.Draw was made on Friday.Chelsea will meet FC Porto while Manchester City face Borussia Dortmund.Real Madrid will face Liverpool in a repeat of 2018 final.

Boxing

Nikhat Zareen stunned two time world champion Nazym in 51kg category to reach semifinals of Bosphorus Boxing tournament in Istanbul.Earlier in prequarters she beat reigning world champion Ekaterina.

Shooting

Divyansh Panwar and Arjun Babuta qualified for 10m air rifle final at ISSF World Cup in New Delhi.Divyansh finished sixth in qualifying while Babuta ended third.

Multi-Sport

International Olympic Committee is ready to ban overseas fans at Tokyo Olympics due to Covid-19 fears.

Wrestling

Olympic bound Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia becones first high profile Indian athlete to get Covid-19 vaccine shot.

Tennis

Top seed Stephanos Tsistipas reached semifinals of ATP 500 event in Acapulco.He beat Felix-Auger Aliassime 7-5,4-6,6-3 in quarterfinals on Thursday.

Table Tennis

Achanta Sharath Kamal,G Sathiyan,Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee qualified in singles for Tokyo Olympics.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet