Sports Current Affairs- July 8, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 8, 2021

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1- Sheldon Cottrell, a left-arm fast bowler, Shimron Hetmyer, a left-handed opener, and all-rounder Roston Chase have all been called up to the West Indies ODI team for the upcoming series against Australia.

2-Harry Kane scored in the 104th minute to secure England a 2-1 victory over Denmark in the European Championship semi-finals on Wednesday night, ending his country’s 55-year quest to reach the final of a major football event.

3-At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, eight Keralites will be representing India, including Olympian K.T. Irfan in the 20-kilometer walk.

4-The 9 Indian boxers, five men and four women, who have qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have arrived in Japan.

5-Skipper Stafanie Taylor’s all-round performance guided the West Indies women to a five-wicket victory against Pakistan in the inaugural One-Day International (ODI) at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.

6-Toyota will be the headline sponsor of the American T20 franchise league.

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7-Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth is optimistic of winning a medal in his Olympic debut, as he is one of the major Indian athletes competing for highest grades at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

8-Tennis legend Roger Federer, who was knocked out of the Wimbledon Championships on Wednesday night, is still uncertain about retiring and insists on “time to recover.”

9-Of an attempt to combat a recent spike in COVID-19 infections, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s administration will declare Tokyo under the fourth state of emergency on July 12, which will continue until August 22 and span the length of the Olympic Games.

10-Frank Prihoda, Australia’s oldest surviving Olympian, will turn 100 on Thursday in his hometown of Thredbo village in New South Wales’ Snowy Mountains.

11- Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the island nation’s governing body of the game, is poised to profit handsomely from the white ball series against India, which begins here on July 13.

12-The International Hockey Federation has invited India to participate in the Women’s Nations Cup event, which will take place in December 2022.

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13-Mary Kom, India’s most successful female boxer, is preparing for what would most likely be her last Olympic appearance.

14- The Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) of Australia is looking recruit Indian women players for the Big Bash League, which will take place from October 14 to November 27.

15-Gautam Gambhir, a BJP politician, has said that the Yamuna Sports Complex in East Delhi would not be turned into a cricket field.

16-Vikas Krishan, an experienced boxer who has represented India in the Olympic Games twice, would need luck to break through for an Olympic gold.

17-UEFA has started disciplinary procedures against England for three separate incidents that occurred during the second semi-final of Euro 2020 on Wednesday at Wembley Stadium.

18-Tokyo Olympics Minister Tamayo Marukawa stated on Thursday that the games, which begin on July 23, would be conducted without spectators at sites.

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19-On July 12, Tokyo will be declared under the fourth state of emergency, which will continue until August 22, the length of the Olympics (July 23-August 8).

20-Nihal Sarin, a young Indian chess prodigy, wins the Serbia Open and enters the top 100.

21-Manu Sawhney, the CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has been fired. The ICC also announced that Geoff Allardice will continue to serve as interim CEO.

22-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid a surprise visit to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly’s home in Behala to wish him a happy 49th birthday.

23-After defeating 2018 winner Angelique Kerber 6-3, 7-6(3) in the first semi-final, Ashleigh Barty became the first world No. 1 to reach the Wimbledon Championships final in five years.

24-PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth of India are set to face difficult opponents in the knockout rounds of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which begin on July 23.

25-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 6 crore in prize money for state gold medalists in the Tokyo Olympics.

26-Grant Flower, Sri Lanka’s batting coach, tested positive for Covid-19.

27-Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has suggested Rishabh Pant as a possible replacement to skipper Virat Kohli.

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