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


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


By Shailesh Padhye



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