Sports Current Affairs- July 24, 2021
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Sports Current Affairs
1-On Friday, Sri Lanka defeated India in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The team headed by Shikhar Dhawan, on the other hand, won the series 2-1.
2-Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, and K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana, offer their best wishes to Indian athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics.
3-Yang Qian, a young Chinese shooter, won the first gold medal of the Olympic Games in the women’s 10m air rifle event.
4-Harmanpreet Singh’s brace and Sreejesh’s heroics enable India defeat New Zealand 3-2 in Group A of the Tokyo Olympic men’s hockey tournament.
5-In the opening match of the Olympics, India defeated New Zealand 3-2. Harmanpreet Singh scored two penalty corner goals.
6-The West Indies and Australia One-Day International series will continue on July 25 (IST), after the suspension of the second match minutes before the start on July 23 due to a Covid-19 case.
7-Deepika Kumari, India’s world No. 1 women’s archer, and veteran Pravin Jadhav advanced to the quarterfinals of the mixed team event at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field in Tokyo.
8-Elavenil and Apurvi fail to qualify for the 10m air rifle final at the Olympics.
9-Shushila Devi Likmabam, India’s lone judoka at the Tokyo Olympic Games, bowed out in the first round, pinned by Hungarian stalwart Eva Csernoviczki in the round of 32, while Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh also had a forgettable outing, finishing fifth in the lightweight men’s double sculls heats.
10-Saikhom Mirabai Chanu earned India’s first Olympic medal, a silver medal in the women’s 49kg weightlifting.
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11-The Indian mixed archery team, which included Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav, was eliminated in the quarterfinals after a 2-6 loss against South Korea.
12-Following their victory against New Zealand, Indian men’s hockey team head coach Graham Reid said that they must concentrate on tightening their game in both offence and defence.
13- Saurabh Chaudhary, India’s top 10m air pistol shooter, has qualified for the Olympic final.
14-The Hundred: Indian international batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues scores an unbeaten 92 off 43 balls to assist Northern Superchargers (Women) defeat Welsh Fire (Women) by six wickets in Leeds.
15-The IPL causes the Pakistan-Afghanistan series to be relocated from the UAE to Sri Lanka.
16-India, rated ninth in the world, faded out as the Dutch cruised to a 5-1 victory in Group A of the women’s hockey tournament at the Tokyo Olympics.
17-Sweden and the United Kingdom have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Olympic women’s football competition in Tokyo.
18-Mirabai Chanu, who won silver in the women’s 49kg weightlifting event, has stated that her goal of earning an Olympic medal has come true.
19-Shikhar Dhawan, captain of the Indian limited-overs team, said that there has been no request from the Indian cricket board to release any batsman from the team in Sri Lanka as reinforcing for the Test squad in England.
20-Mirabai’s silver medal is a bright start for India at the Olympics, according to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin.
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21-Sachin Tendulkar and Shikhar Dhawan shower admiration on Mirabai Chanu, who became the country’s first weightlifter to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
22-Mirabai’s gold is a significant boost for Indian weightlifting, according to Karnam Malleswari.
23-No. 1 in the world for men Serbian Novak Djokovic and world No. 8 in women’s tennis Iga Swiatek of Poland won her first-round match in the Olympics tennis tournament at Tokyo’s Ariake Tennis Park.
24-Mirabai delivered one of the greatest performances by an Indian athlete: Abhinav Bindra, a former 10m air rifle shooter
25-Manika Batra of India advanced to the second round of women’s singles table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Great Britain’s Tin-Tin Ho at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
26-Sumit Nagal defeats Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan to win India’s first tennis singles title since 1996.
27-Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy of India beat Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin of Chinese Taipei in their opening Group A badminton match at the Tokyo Olympics.
28-We have the ability to make the next 30 years the greatest in India’s history: Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani (RIL)
29-Saurabh Chaudhary deceives to place seventh in the 10m air pistol at the Olympics.
30-Mirabai Chanu, an Indian weightlifter, won a record silver medal in the women’s 49kg weightlifting event at the Tokyo International Forum.
31-Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav’s Indian mixed archery duo were eliminated in the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics, losing 2-6 to South Korea.