Latest Sports Updates 16-01-2022 @ 7.00 p.m.IST

Badminton

20 year old Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen won the biggest title of his career after he won India Open Super 500 event in New Delhi on Sunday.Lakshya beat world champion Loh Yew 24-22,21-27 in the summit clash.He becomes only second Indian after Chetan Anand to win India Open on his debut.Earlier, men’s doubles pair of Satwik SaiRaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty gave Indian fans gift after they beat top seeds and 3 time world champions Mohammed Ahsan and Setiwan 21-16,24-22 in the final for their second BWF Super 500 title.It was maiden India Open title for the seasoned Indian pair.

Tennis

World no.1 Novak Djokovic loses his legal battle against Australia after 3 judges panel overturned his appeal for restoring his visa.Djokovic has now left the country and will not be able to defend his Australian Open title.

Cricket

Australia beat England by 146 runs to win fifth Ashes test in Hobart.Hosts won the series 4-0.

ESports

India beat opponents from Pakistan and Nepal to win World ESports Cup 2021 title.

Football

Aston Villa held Manchester United to 2-2 draw in premier league on Saturday.United remain seventh in the table.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

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