Latest Sports Updates 04-09-2021@ 6.00 p.m.IST

Tokyo Paralympics

Pramod Bhagat won gold medal for India on the penultimate day of Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday.Indian para-shuttler beat Daniel 21-14,21-17 in men’s singles final while Manoj Sarkar won bronze in the same event.Earlier in the day Manish Narwal won gold in mixed 50m pistol shooting while Singhraj won silver.India’s medal tally rose to 16.

US Open

3rd seed Stefanos Tsitsipas was shocked by Alcaraz of Spain in the third round of US Open on Friday.Greek star lost in 5 sets which ended his hopes of winning first Grand Slam title.Another high seed to fall was 5th seed Andrey Rublev who too fell to local hope Francis Tiafoe in a five set thriller on the Arthur Ashe stadium at night.2nd seed Daniil Medvedev eased past Andujar 6-0,6-4,6-3 to reach the round of 16.On the women’s side,there was a big upset as third seed Naomi Osaka bowed out after losing 7-5,6-7,4-6 to Fernandes.Sabalenka and Svitolina advanced to prequarters.

Cricket

India made 108/1 at Lunch on the third day of the fourth test against England.Visitors lead overall by 9 runs with the loss of Rahul.

Formula One

Kimi Raikkonen has been ruled out of Dutch Grand Prix after testing positive for Covid-19.He will be replaced by Robert Kubica

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

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