Sports Current Affairs- July 26, 2021
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Sports Current Affairs
1-Tokyo 2020 permits the temporary removal of masks from the podium for 30 seconds, as well as a group picture with masks on the gold-medal step.
2-Achanta Sharath Kamal of India advanced to the third round of the men’s singles table tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics, defeating Tiago Apolonia of Portugal 4-2 in 49 minutes.
3-Swimming: Titmus of Australia defeats world record holder Ledecky in the 400m freestyle.
4-At the Tokyo Olympics, India’s men’s archery team advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating Kazakhstan 6-2.
5-On Guru Purnima, international badminton player Saina Nehwal and her husband, shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, performed special prayers at the Sangam and also visited Varanasi before returning to Delhi.
6-The Pakistan limited-overs cricket squad will play one fewer match in the T20 International series against the West Indies, as a result of alterations in the schedules of the current ODI series against Australia.
7-The defending champions, the United States, were defeated 83-76 by France in the men’s basketball tournament in Tokyo 2020.
8-Olympic fencer Bhavani Devi advances to the second round with an easy victory.
9-Tennis: Naomi Osaka of Japan and Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic glide into the third round at the Olympics.
Sports Current Affairs
10-Satwinsairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty of India are defeated by Indonesia’s world No.1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in their second Group A match in the men’s doubles badminton tournament at the Tokyo Olympics.
11-South Korea defeated India 6-0 in the men’s archery quarterfinals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
12-Sumit Nagal of India fell in straight sets against world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) in the Tokyo Olympics tennis tournament.
13-Sundar and Avesh have been ruled out of the Test series in England, therefore Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav will travel there instead.
14-Manika Batra of India lost in straight games against Austria’s Sofia Polcanova in Table Tennis at the Tokyo Olympics.
15-Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu landed in Delhi after winning a silver medal in the 49kg category on Saturday, kicking off India’s medal count at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
16-Jean-Julien Rojer, a Dutch tennis player, tests positive during the Tokyo Olympics.
17-Japan shocks incumbent world champions Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen of China to win mixed doubles gold in TT at the Olympics.
18- India loses 2-0 to Germany in women’s hockey at the Olympics. This is India’s second setback in a straight, after the loss against the Netherlands.