Latest Sports Updates 31-08-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Tokyo Paralympics

Mariappan Thangavelu won silver medal for India in high jump T 63 at Tokyo Paralympics.This is his second medal in Paralympics after his gold in Rio.Sharad won bronze in high jump.Earlier in the day Singhraj  won bronze in 10m air pistol shooting.

US Open

2012 champion Andy Murray bowed out of US Open after losing 2-6,7-6,3-6,6-3,6-4 against third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the standout first round men’s singles match on Monday.Murray accused Greek of taking lengthy toilet break.2014 champion Marin Cilic also crashed out after losing to German Philip Kohlschreiber in five sets.Dannil Medvedev eased past Richard Gasquet in his night match at Flushing Meadows.Among women,Simona Halep,Angelique Kerber,Victoria Azarenka and Sloane Stephens all advanced to second round.

Boxing

Indian boxers have dominated Asian Youth Boxing Championships after they finished with six gold medals,nine silver and five bronze medals.

Cricket

South African pace legend Dale Steyn announces retirement from all forms of the game.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

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