Latest Sports Updates 27-08-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Wrestling

Wrestling Federation of India chief Brijbhushan Singh said that Vinesh Phogat has been forgiven and she can attend trials.Vinesh was temporarily suspended by WFI for not training with other Indian wrestlers during Tokyo Olympics.She later apologised for the same.

Chess

Indian GM Sethuraman wins Barcelona Open Chess tournament while Karthikeyan Murali finished third.

Tennis

Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost 3-6,4-6 to Christopher Eubanks in the second round of US Open qualifiers.Thus there will be no Indian in the singles main draw at US Open.Meanwhile,Novak Djokovic gets tricky path towards historic 21st Grand Slam title.World no.1 is likely to face former US Open runner up Kei Nishikori in the third round.Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini and inform Alexander Zverev are in his half of the draw.

Table Tennis

Indian tt player Bhavina Patel stunned World no.2 Rankovic to reach semifinals at Tokyo Paralympics.By doing so,she also assured India of first medal at Games.

Football

Cristiano Ronaldo is tipped to leave for Manchester City before transfer window.Juventus star is expected to join English champions before 31st August.

Athletics

Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra ends 2021 season due to packed schedule of travel and bout of illness.He vowed to comeback stronger next year.

Golf

Shubhankar Sharma carded 2 under 68 in the opening round of Crans  Montana in Switzerland.He was placed tied 33rd.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

 

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