Latest Sports Updates 21-07-2021 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

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Three athletes from three different countries tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday.Taekwondo player Fernanda,skateboarder Candy Jacobs and Czech table tennis player Pavel all have been ruled out of Tokyo Olympics.Olympics begin on Friday.

Shooting

India’s 10m Air Rife team got just 20 minutes of training at Asaka Shooting Range due to an issue arising out of distribution of time slots.Rifle Shooters- Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan hsve their events lined up on Saturday.

Boxing

Indian pugilists have decided to train at the facilities available inside Games Village.This is because Boxing venue is 20km away from Olympics Games village.

Wrestling

Vinesh Phogat’s personal foreign coach Woller Akos said Vinesh is going into Tokyo Olympics with a clear head.Vinesh is best medal hope for India in 53kg category.

Football

Sweden stint USA 3-0 in women’s football competition at Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.Four time Olympic gold medallists suffered shock defeat in their Olympics opener.

Badminton

India’s Chief national badminton Pullela Gopichand says P V Sindhu is among favourites to win gold at Tokyo Olympics.He also expects India’s medals tally to surpass London Games.

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns 105-98 to win NBA title on Tuesday night.This is Bucks first title in 50 years.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

 

 

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