Sports Current Affairs- August 6, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 6, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1-Gurpreet Singh fails to complete the gruelling 50km race walk in the Tokyo Olympics due to cramps.

2-India loses 4-3 to Great Britain in the Olympic women’s hockey final.

3-France defeats Slovenia to face the United States in the dream basketball final at the Tokyo Olympics.

4-Haryana has announced Rs 50L prizes for nine of the state’s female Olympic hockey players.

5-Wrestler Bajrang Punia advances to the semifinals after a shocking victory against Iranian Morteza Ghiasi.

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6-The current Indian team is perhaps the greatest of all time, rivalling the 1983-1986 squad: Gavaskar

7-In the instance of sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has removed two Belarus coaches from the Olympic Village.

8-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the following appointments: The Khel Ratna Award is named after hockey legend Khel Ratna. Major Dhyan Chand

9-India’s Bajrang Punia loses semi-final match against Azerbaijan’s Aliyev Haji; will compete for bronze medal.

10-The women’s hockey team lost, but they accomplished something greater: Sjoerd Marijne, Head Coach

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11-P.V. Sindhu, the ace shuttler and bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, visited AP CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday and complimented the Andhra Pradesh government for creating programmes to promote sportspeople.

12-The rebuilt MMRT circuit in Chennai has been designated as the venue for the National Motorcycle Drag Racing Championship.

13-India sets an Asian record in the men’s 4x400m relay but fails to qualify for the final.

14-We accomplished something more significant than a medal: Sjoerd Marijne, the coach of the Indian women’s hockey team

15-Deepak Punia’s Russian coach’s accreditation was revoked, and he was ordered to leave Tokyo.

Sports Current Affairs

16-Sukhbir Badal, President of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), has demanded a Rs 3 crore prize for Punjab hockey players.

17-On Friday, England fast bowler James Anderson surpassed India leg-spinner Anil Kumble to become the third greatest wicket-taker in Test cricket history. On the third day of the first Test, James Anderson took KL Rahul for his 620th scalp, passing Anil Kumble.

18-Allyson Felix, an American sprinter, won her 10th Olympic medal with a bronze medal in the 400m.

19-The Netherlands defeated Argentina to earn gold in women’s hockey at the Tokyo Olympics.

20-Mizoram and Manipur governments have announced monetary awards and other incentives for Lalremsiami (Mizoram) and Sushila Chanu (Manipur), both members of the women’s hockey squad.

21-The first test versus England is held at Nottingham. India is all out for 278 and has a 95-run advantage.

22-The Information Technology, Electronics, and Communications (ITE&C) department of the Telangana government has won the AI Gamechanger award for their crowd monitoring system.

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SOURCE: Various Online Collections(Edited)

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