Sports Current Affairs- August 29, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 29, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

* Bhavina Patel’s fairytale journey at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games concluded with a silver medal after she lost in straight games to world No. 1 Zhou Ying of China in the women’s table tennis Class 4 final.

* A Surrey player is testing Covid+, and the match against Durham scheduled for August 30 and September 2 at Chester-le-Street has been cancelled.

* Paralympic archery: Jyoti’s campaign comes to an end as she was defeated by Ireland’s Kerrie-Lousie Leonard in the 1/16 Elimination round at the Yumenoshima Final Field in Tokyo.

* I was really fortunate to have fast bowler James Anderson, Broad in my team under my captaincy: England captain Joe Root

* It was an incredible sensation for England fast bowler Ollie Robinson to grab Virat Kohli’s wicket during the third Test.

Sports Current Affairs

2016 Paralympics: Jyoti Baliyan and Rakesh Kumar of India defeated Thailand’s Praphaporn Homjanthuek and Anon Aungaphinan to advance to the quarterfinals of mixed team compound archery at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.

* Caribbean Premier League: Barbados Royals’ all-rounder Raymon Reifer earns the team’s first point.

* CPL 2021: Evin Lewis and Devon Thomas half-centuries propel St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to victory

* India’s women’s team trip of Australia: All matches will be played in Queensland owing to limitations imposed by the country’s COVID-19 epidemic.

* India lacked drive and the correct mentality for the third Test at Headingley: Michael Vaughan, a former England captain

Sports Current Affairs

* IPL 2021: Sri Lanka Cricket has awarded NOCs to leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga and fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera for the second leg of the IPL 2021 in the UAE.

* On National Sports Day, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurated the Fit India Mobile Application at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi.

* Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi praised Bhavina Patel on her silver medal in table tennis at the Tokyo Paralympics.

* The United States Tennis Association (USTA) tightens Covid regimen; Murray thinks players should also be vaccinated

* Paralympics: India’s Mixed Team of Jyoti Baliyan and Rakesh Kumar are eliminated from Mixed Team compound archery at the Tokyo Paralympic Games by Turkey’s Cure Oznur and Bulent Korkmaz.

Sports Current Affairs

* At the 2021 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai, Rohit Chamoli wins India’s first gold medal after defeating Mongolia’s Otgonbayar Tuvshinzaya.

* Former England captain Michael Vaughan expressed his delight at Joe Root being the country’s most successful Test captain.

* Nishad Kumar of India won silver in men’s high jump T47 at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. He broke the bar at 2.06, tying the Asian record in the process.

* On National Sports Day, Vinod Kumar earned India’s third medal. At the Tokyo Paralympic Games, he won bronze in the discus throw F52 category, hurling the disc 19.91 metres for an Asian record.

* To commemorate National Sports Day, a special postal cover featuring star shuttler P.V. Sindu was published.

* Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur praised discus thrower Vinod Kumar on his bronze medal at the Paralympics in Tokyo. According to the Minister, this is shaping up to be an incredible National Sports Day. After Nishad Kumar and Bhavina Patel, Vinod became India’s third medalist.

Sports Current Affairs

* Jacques Rogge, former President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has died at the age of 79. Rogge served as the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013, after which he became Honorary President.

* The Centre’s ‘Khelo India’ programme provided the groundwork for the sports cluster at Osmania University in Hyderabad.

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SOURCE: Various Online Genuine Materials(Edited)

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