Sports Current Affairs- August 4, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 4, 2021

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1-Ravi Kumar Dahiya of India defeated Oscar Tigreros of Colombia in the first round due to technical advantage. The wrestler advances to the quarterfinals of the 57kg division at the Tokyo Olympics.

2-Australia’s Olympic swimming stars have returned home after capturing nine gold medals in Tokyo.

3-Neeraj Chopra, a star Indian javelin thrower, wins qualifying with a throw of 86.65 metres.


4-Olympic boxer Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze after losing to Turkey’s Busenaz Surmeneli in the semi-finals at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena.

5-Indian wrestlers Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) go to the Olympic semifinals.

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6-Umar Akmal, a Pakistani batsman, has been granted permission to return to club cricket.

7-PV Sindhu, a two-time Olympic champion, lands in Hyderabad to a raucous reception.

8-Mitchell Marsh of Australia has risen 13 places in the current ICC T20I rankings.

9-Five members of Greece’s artistic swimming squad tested positive.

10-Wrestler Ravi Dahiya advances to the final, ensuring India at least a silver medal.

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11-Rahul Gandhi complimented boxer Lovlina Borgohain on her bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.

12-Israeli swimmers wow Indians on ‘Aaja Nachle’ at the Olympics.

13-Anshu Malik of India has a chance at a bronze medal when Iryna Kurachkina, who she lost to in the pre-quarter final fight in the women’s 57 kg division, advanced to the final.

14-Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya was repeatedly bitten by opponent Kazakhstan grappler Nurislam Sanayev, yet he won the semi-final fight in the Tokyo Olympics.

15-P.V. Sindhu, the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, believes that this is not the end of her career, as she looks forward to the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

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16-Pace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah (4/46) and Mohammed Shami (3/28) lead India’s assault to a 183-run victory against England in the first test at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

17-Sudarsan Pattnaik, a sand artist, creates huge boxing gloves on the Puri beach in Odisha to congratulate fighter Lovlina Borgohain on her bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

18-Neighbors protest when a deer and other animals are taken from former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi’s Karachi home.

19-Andre De Grasse of Canada won the men’s 200m championship in Tokyo, adding to his bronze medal in the 100m.

20-Indian women’s hockey team loses 1-2 to Argentina in the semifinals, forcing them to compete for bronze.

21-At the Tokyo Olympics, US runner Sydney McLaughlin set a new world record in the women’s 400m hurdles.

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SOURCE: Various Online Collections(Edited)

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