Latest Sports Updates 05-04-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Golf

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri finished creditable 5th at Valero Texas Open.This is his first top 5 finish since 2017.Jordan Spieth claimed the title.

Badminton

Two Super 100 BWF events-Russian Open and Indonesia Masters have been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.Russian Open was scheduled in July while latter in October.

Swimming

Swimming Federation of India plans to shift Uzbekistan bound 13 member national team to Delhi in case pools don’t reopen in Bengaluru.Indian team will compete in an international tournament for the first time in over a year when event starts on April 12 in Tashkent.

Boxing

Indian men’s team national coach Jai Singh Patil tested positive for Covid-19.

Hockey

Pakistan Hockey Federation will push for revival of bilateral series against India at 47th FIH Congress in May.

Tennis

Hubert Hurkacz of Poland won his biggest title of his career after beating Jannik Sinner 7-6,6-4 in Miami Open final on Sunday.He improved to 10-0 in Florida this year.

Shooting

NRAI announced 15 member Indian shooting team for Tokyo Olympics World no.1 in 10m air rifle-Elavenil Valarivan got selected despite yet to win a quota for Tokyo.

 

By Shailesh

Source:Internet