Sports Current Affairs- July 27, 2021
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Sports Current Affairs
1-Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw met with Indian Railways weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who earned a silver medal at the Olympics in Tokyo, and awarded a Rs 2 crore financial incentive for her.
2-Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines earned her country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal as she set a Games record in the 55kg division at the Tokyo International Forum.
3-India suffers a setback when Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker finish seventh in the air pistol mixed team at the Tokyo Olympics.
4-Ashley Westwood, Head Coach of I league team RoundGlass Punjab Football Club (RGPFC), states, “I want to create a high intensity state of play.”
5-India defeats Spain 3-0 in a men’s hockey match at the Oi Hockey Stadium at the Tokyo Olympics.
6-Australia has won the one-day international series against the West Indies. The Australians won the third and final One-Day International by six wickets, clinching the series 2-1 at the Kensington Oval.
7-Naomi Osaka’s journey at the Tokyo Olympics came to an end in the third round, as the Japanese star was defeated by Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-4.
8-Lovlina Borgohain of India advances to the 69kg quarterfinals after defeating German opponent Nadine Apetz.
9-Achanta Sharath Kamal of India fought valiantly against world No. 1, China’s Ma Long – the reigning Olympic and world champion – but lost 1-4 in a men’s singles third-round match in the Tokyo Olympics table tennis tournament.
10-German gymnasts use their costumes to oppose sexualization of sport at the Tokyo Olympics.
Sports Current Affairs
11-Raninder Singh, president of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), has said that the coaching staff would be overhauled after the shooters’ poor performance.
12-For me, the Olympic sex prohibition is a source of great amusement: Susen Tiedtke, a former German long jumper,
13-Yang Qian and Yang Haoran of China beat Mary Carolynn Tucker and Lucas Kozeniesky of the United States 17-13 in the final of the 10m air rifle mixed team event at the Tokyo Olympics.
14-Coach of Spain’s men’s cycling squad, Pascual Momparler, tests Covid+ one day before the time trial.
15-The second Twenty20 International between India and Sri Lanka, planned for Tuesday night, has been postponed a day after Indian all-rounder Krunal Pandya showed symptoms for Covid-19.
16-Naomi Osaka’s quest for a gold medal in her home country was cut short on Tuesday, when the world No. 2 was defeated 6-1, 6-4 by Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in the third round of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
17-West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has criticised the condition of pitches used in the current ODI series against Australia, which the Caribbean team lost 2-1 at Bridgetown (Barbados)
18-Gymnastics at the Olympics: American Simone Biles, the greatest star in gymnastics, withdraws from the team final, and the United States finishes second.
19-Mirabai Chanu, an Olympic silver medalist, was greeted as a hero upon her return to Manipur.
20-Mike Hendrick, a former England fast bowler who collected 26 of his 87 Test wickets against India between 1974 and 1979 and held the world record for most Test wickets without a five-wicket haul, died on Tuesday. He was 72 years old.
21-Tokyo Olympics: Japanese pair Tomokazu Harimoto and Koki Niwa, as well as Germany’s six-time Olympian Timo Boll, are eliminated from men’s singles table tennis.
22-Chen Yuxi and Zhang Jiaqi of China win their sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal in women’s synchronised 10m platform at Tokyo 2020.