Latest Sports Updates 26-08-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Wrestling

UP Government has adopted Indian wrestling till 2032 Olympics.It is expected to pump in an investment of Rs.170 crore for infrastructure and other support for Indian wrestlers.They took cue from Odisha govt.which supports hockey since last two years.

Athletics

Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra clarified that Arshad Nadeem was not tampering with his javelin before the start of  finals in Tokyo.He is disappointed with some of the reactions from public about Pakistani rival holding Indian’s javelin.

Cricket

Former England test captain Ted Dexter died at 86 on Wednesday.He was inducted in ICC Hall of Fame earlier this year.

Tennis

Venus Williams joins Serena Williams and Sofia Kenin in skipping US Open.On the men’s side,World no.1 Novak Djokovic is chasing history as he tries to complete calendar Grand Slam.Final major of the year-US Open begins in New York on Monday.

Hockey

Indian female hockey star was accorded warm welcome in her home state-Mizoram after Indian team won hearts of the nation at Tokyo Olympics by finishing fourth.

Badminton

G Sathiyan won ITTF Czech International Open on Wednesday.This is his second title in as many weeks.

Football

Arsenal thrashed young West Brom side 6-0 in EFL Cup on Wednesday.It was the first win for Gunners this season.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

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