Latest Sports Updates 22-06-2021 @ 5.00 p.m.IST

Hockey

Manpreet Singh will lead 16 member Indian hockey team for Tokyo Olympics.He will have two deputies- Birendra Lakra and Harmanpreet Singh.

Football

UEFA has no plans to shift Euro 2020 semis and final from Wembley.Italian PM called for moving the final from Britain due to rising Covid-19 cases.Meanwhile Denmark beat Russia 4-1 to progress to knockouts of Euro 2020 on Monday.

Tennis

Dennis Shapovalov of Canada pulled out of Tokyo Olympics due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have also pulled out of Olympics.

Wrestling

Vinesh Phogat will be top seed in women’s 53kg at Tokyo Olympics.In men’s categories,Bajrang Punia and Deepak Punia are seeded second in 65kg and 86kg freestyle respectively.

Cycling

Veteran Mark Cavendish is set to feature in Tour de France after three year absence.Race begins on Saturday.

Basketball

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will lead USA women’s basketball team which will be going for seventh straight gold.

Archery

Indian woman archer Dola Banerjee feels lack of experience hurt India after recurve team failed to qualify for Tokyo Olympics.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

Source:Internet

 

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