Sports Current Affairs- July 16, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 16, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1-Serbia’s World No. 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic, has removed the doubt surrounding his Olympic participation by announcing that he will board the aircraft to Tokyo.

2- Tadej Pogacar, the overall leader, wins Stage 18 of the Tour de France cycling event.

3-Matej Mohoric of Slovenia won Stage 19 of the famous Tour de France cycling race.

4-Yathiraj and Sarkar have received bipartite quotas for their Paralympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games, which begin on August 24.

5-Pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the Indian team’s vice-captain, said in Colombo that he does not prioritise limited-overs cricket above Tests.

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6-After being placed in the same group by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday, India and Pakistan will square off in the T20 World Cup in October-November.

7-Sri Lanka’s team for the India series includes three uncapped players: batsman Lahiru Udara, fast bowler Shiran Fernando, and all-rounder Ishan Jayaratne.

8-Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, India’s lone weightlifting competitor and a strong medal contender in women’s 49kg, arrived in Tokyo and settled into the Olympic Village.

9-Sumit Nagal, India’s second-highest rated singles tennis player, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics despite widespread withdrawals.

10-Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has permitted hockey teams to increase their squad size to 18, however goalkeepers are not granted the same consideration.

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11-Tennis player Alex De Minaur has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, according to the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).

12-Padmashri V. Baskaran led India to its last gold medal in hockey at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow.

13-Sports For All (SFA) has been named the official partner of the Indian Olympic delegation for the Tokyo Olympics by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

14-Joao Victor, a Brazilian midfielder, has signed a two-year contract extension with Hyderabad FC of the Indian Super League (ISL).

15-Top Due to an injury, Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the India series.

Sports Current Affairs


16-The T20 World Cup will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman from October 17 to November 14.

17-Julius Ssekitoleko, a Ugandan weightlifter, has gone missing from a Tokyo hotel.

18-Former Indian hockey captain Bharat Chettri said that the nation fielded a strong squad in the London Olympics in 2012.

19-Daniel Sams, an Australian all-rounder, said that he ‘withdrew from Australia’s tour to the West Indies owing to mental health issues.’

20-Sania Mirza, a six-time Grand Slam winner, posted a dance video on Instagram while dressed in the new Indian Olympic team uniform.

21-Dhanalakshmi S and Shubha V of Mangaluru’s Alva’s College have confirmed their participation in the 4x400m mixed relay event at the Tokyo Olympics, which begin on July 23.

22-Former South African bowler Roger Telemachus said that his country’s cricket was dominated by a group of white players known as the ‘big five.’

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