Sports Current Affairs- August 12, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 12, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

* When Andhra Pradesh hockey star and double Olympian E. Rajani returned home after the Tokyo Olympics, she was overwhelmed with gifts.

* Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is overjoyed after his team won the UEFA Super Cup on penalties against Villarreal.

* In the Riga Technical University (RTU) Open classical chess tournament, India’s Grandmaster Nihal Sarin is tied for second place.

* Off-spinner Roston Chase has been included to the Cricket West Indies (CWI) 13-man team for the opening Test match against Pakistan.

* India stayed at 105th place in the new FIFA Rankings, which were released on Thursday.

* Boxer Lovlina Borgohain, a bronze medalist in the Tokyo Olympics, declared on Thursday that she will return to her homeland with a gold medal from the Paris Games in 2024.

* Neeraj Chopra receives a one-crore prize from JSW Group


Sports Current Affairs


* Tata Motors will give any Indian athlete who does not win a medal an Altroz.

* Due to the delay of the limited-overs series in Bangladesh, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has hinted that English players would be available for the Indian Premier League (IPL).

* Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara, President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), inaugurates new Compton, Edrich stands at Lord’s

* Manuel Frederick, goalkeeper for Team India in 1972, delivers a Rs 1 crore check to men’s hockey player P.R. Sreejesh from a UAE-based NRI entrepreneur.

Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur, both Indian cricketers, have withdrawn from The Hundred and are expected to return to India for various reasons.

* After the mayor of her city chewed the first gold medal, a member of Japan’s gold-medal-winning softball team at the Tokyo Olympics will be awarded a new one.

* Mirabai Chanu, an Olympic medalist, meets actor Salman Khan.


Sports Current Affairs


* The recent white-ball series between India and Sri Lanka netted the Sri Lanka Cricket a large sum of money (SLC)

* Quinton de Kock, the South African wicket-keeper batsman, has been rested for the ODIs, while David Miller has been named for the T20Is against Sri Lanka.

* In the most recent World Athletics Rankings, Olympic winner Neeraj Chopra rose 14 spots to second place.

* Dindigul Dragons win the Tamil Nadu Premier League Eliminator match against Koval Kings (TNPL).

* England batsman Ollie Pope has been left out of the team for the Lord’s Test against India.

Sports Current Affairs


* After a year away, the Durand Cup, the world’s third oldest and Asia’s oldest football competition, will return.

* K.L. Rahul became the third Indian opener to hit a century in a Test at Lord’s.

* Riyanshu Negi, a product of the NBA Academy, will play for Crandall University in Canada.

* Lovlina Borgohain, a bronze medalist in the Tokyo Olympics, said that she wants to return to the nation with a gold medal from the Paris Games in 2024.

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SOURCE: Various Online Genuine Materials(Edited)

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