Latest Sports Updates 14-08-2021 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Football

Bruno Fernandes scored a hattrick as Manchester United thrashed Leeds United 5-1 to open their campaign in premier league on a good note.Earlier on Friday,newcomers Brentford shocked Arsenal 2-0.

Badminton

BWF on Saturday cancelled next month’s Taipei Open World Tour Super 300 due to Covid-19 pandemic.The event was scheduled from September 7 to 12.

Shooting

Shooting World Cups may not carry Olympic qualification status in future.ISSF is planning to restrict quota places to only World Championships and continental tournaments.

Athletics

Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra is down with high fever.Fortunately he found Covid-19 negative.

Motorsport

Jorge Martin beat Fabio Quartararo to grab pole position ahead of Austrian GP scheduled on Sunday.

Tennis

Daniil Medvedev and Stephanos Tsistipas moved one step closer to Toronto Masters final after wins in respective quarterfinals on Friday.Top seed Medvedev beat Hurkacz 2-6,7-6,7-6 while 3rd seed Tsistipas eased past Casper Ruud 6-1,6-4.

Golf

Anirban Lahiri was placed tied 17th in the third round of Wyndham Championship in USA.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

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