Sports Current Affairs- August 30, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 30, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

* Avani Lekhara of India wins gold for India in 10m air rifle in the elimination round with a world record score of 249.6.

* Yogesh Kathuniya of India won silver in the discus throw F56 final with a distance of 44.38 metres at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.

* With a world record score of 249.6 in the final, shooter Avani Lekhara becomes the first Indian woman to win gold at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

* Paralympics: Devendra Jhajharia, a two-time Paralympic Games gold medalist, takes bronze in the javelin F46 category in Tokyo 2020.

* Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar of India qualified eighth for the 10m air rifle final at the Paralympics in Tokyo.

* Stuart Binny, a 37-year-old Indian all-rounder, has retired from all forms of cricket.

Sports Current Affairs


* IPL 2021: Bengal player Akash Deep takes over for injured all-rounder Washington Sundar at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

* Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that the multi-format women’s series between India and Australia would be held in Queensland.

* After recuperating from a heel injury, England all-rounder Chris Woakes will rejoin to the team for the fourth match against India at The Oval. Buttler will miss the fourth Test.

* Paralympics: Rajasthan shooter Avani Lakhara receives honours for her gold medal in Tokyo.

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* World No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece takes on former champion Andy Murray of the United Kingdom in the first round of the US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

* Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed 19-year-old para shooter Avani Lekhara on her historic victory at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.

* Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting lends his support to Australian coach Justin Langer, who was caught in the thick of a storm while in quarantine with the Australian squad in Adelaide.

* The Indian football season will begin in October with the I-League Qualifiers 2021, which will be held at the Bangalore Football Stadium in Bengaluru.

* Caribbean Premier League (CPL): A St Kitts and Nevis Patriots player has been kicked out of the league for breaching the bubble.

Sports Current Affairs


* At the Paralympics, Sumit Antil wins gold with a World Record in the Men’s Javelin Throw, while Sandeep finishes fourth.

* Dinesh Chandimal, a batsman, has been recalled to the Sri Lanka team for the limited-overs series against South Africa.

* India’s Bishwamitra Chongtham wins gold for Vishvanath and silver for India in the 2021 ASBC Asian Youth Championships in Dubai.

* England won the Headingley Test against India by playing better with the new ball: Geoffrey Boycott, a former England captain

* Singers Armaan Malik and Papon congratulate Indian rifle shooter Avani Lekhara on her Paralympic gold medal.

* Vasudeo Paranjpe, a former Mumbai cricket stalwart and guru to India’s cricketing greats, has died.

Sports Current Affairs


* Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar awarded Sumit Antil Rs 6 crore for winning gold and setting a world record in javelin throw at the Tokyo Paralympics, and Yogesh Kathuniya Rs 4 crore for earning silver in discus throw.

* The next limited-overs cricket series between Pakistan and New Zealand will have a spectator capacity of 25%.

* Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has described England speed bowler James Anderson as a “unique swing bowler

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SOURCE: Various Online Genuine Materials(Edited)


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