Latest Sports Updates 12-08-2021 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Football

Chelsea beat Villareal 6-5 on penalties to win UEFA Super Cup in Belfast on Wednesday.Kepa Arrizabalaga was the hero after he came as a substitute late in extra time.

Athletics

Olympic gold medallist Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra rises to number 2 in world rankings.

Golf

Indian golfer Aditi Ashok says expectations will be higher at next Olympics in Paris.Aditi missed a medal by narrow margin after she finished fourth at Tokyo Olympics.

Boxing

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Sama requested Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain to join police force as DSP.Indian boxer was felicitated during a programme in Guwahati.

Tennis

A day after he withdrew from Toronto Masters,Rafael Nadal also pulled out of next weeks Cincinnati Open due to foot injury.35 year old remains doubtful for US Open which begins on August 30.

Shooting

Indian rifle coach Deepali Deshpande feels Indian shooters will learn from failure India failed to win a medal in shooting at Tokyo Olympics despite many of them ranked inside top 3 in the world.

Multi-Sport

National Sports Awards have been postponed due to upcoming Tokyo Paralympics.Selection panel need more time to pick award winners.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

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