Latest Sports Updates 09-08-2021 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Wrestling

Olympic silver medallist Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya revealed that during the semifinal of 57kg bout,Kazakh wrestler Sanayev bite him.Next day he apologised to Ravi.Dahiya was beaten by World champion Uguev in the summit clash.

Boxing

Indian female boxer Lovlina Borgohain who won bronze in women’s welterweight at Tokyo Olympics says she will start afresh in every aspect of the game for 2024 Paris Olympics.

Hockey

Golf based Indian businessman announced Rs.1 crore cash award to Indian hockey team goalkeeper P R Sreejesh.Sreejesh was the star for India during at Tokyo Olympics where men’s team won bronze medal.After 41 years,India managed to win a medal in hockey.

Shooting

After the dismal show by Indian shooters at Tokyo Olympics,rifle coach Oleg and pistol coach Pavel are set for exit door.

Football

Paris St.Germain are expecting arrival of Lionnel Messi on Monday.Messi is leaving Barcelona where he spent his entire career.

Tennis

Greek tennis star Stephanos Tsistipas says coaching should be allowed during tennis matches.

Golf

Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma made two eagles on the back nine in the final round of Hero Open.He carded 5 under 67 on Sunday.He finished a creditable 16th.

Badminton

Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy finishef runners up at Denmark Masters International Challenge on Sunday.Indian pair lost to top seeds Amelie and Freja 21-15,19-21,14-21.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

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