Latest Sports Updates 08-10-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Badminton

India will look to their star players including Saina Nehwal for Thomas and Uber Cup Finals beginning in Aarhus on Saturday.Men’s doubles players SatwikSaiRaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will also look to impress as India aim to put the disappointment of Sudirman Cup behind them.In Thomas Cup,men will open against Netherlands while women face Spain in their opener in Uber Cup.

Tennis

US Open champion Emma Raducanu is hungry for more success as she competes at WTA BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.Briton could meet her idol Simona Halep in second round.

Wrestling

Anshu Malik settled for silver in 57kg at World Wrestling Championships in Oslo on Thursday.Sarita Mor became only sixth female Indian wrestler to win a medal at Worlds after winning a bronze in 59kg.

Hockey

Indian women’s hockey team will play in FIH Pro League as a replacement side.Australia and New Zealand already pulled out of the league last month.

Football

FIFA plans to postpone Club World Cup till early next year due to challenges posed by Covid-19 pandemic.

Formula One

Lewis Hamilton gets 10 place grid penalty for Turkish Grand Prix.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

 

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