Sports Current Affairs- July 25, 2021
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Sports Current Affairs
1-South Africa warmed up for the T20 World Cup with a 49-run thrashing of Ireland in the third and final T20 International in Belfast.
2-Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal, India’s 10m air pistol sensations, were eliminated in 10m air pistol qualifying on the second day of the Olympic Games at the Asaka Shooting Range in Tokyo.
3-PV Sindhu of India defeated Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in the women’s singles preliminary round match at the Tokyo Olympics with a score of 21-7, 21-10.
4-Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh of India have qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s lightweight double sculls at the Tokyo Olympics.
5-Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui won gold in the men’s 400m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics.
6-West Indies defeated Australia by four wickets in the rescheduled second One-day International at the Kensington Oval on Sunday.
7-Vitalina Batsarashkina wins air pistol gold for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) squad after Russia is banned, since India’s Manu and Yashaswini failed to qualify for the finals, placing 12th and 13th at the Tokyo Olympics, respectively.
8-Australia won gold in the women’s 4X100m freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics, breaking their own world mark.
9-Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain beat Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4, 6-3 on the Centre Court of Ariake Tennis Park during the Tokyo Olympics.
10-Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina of India were eliminated in the first round of the women’s doubles event at the Tokyo Olympics.
Sports Current Affairs
11- A day after India claimed its first silver medal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the ‘Victory Punch Campaign’ on social media has already commenced.
12-Harbhajan Singh, a former cricketer, has completed filming on his first film, ‘Friendship.’
13-Six footballers (both men and women) to root for in the 2020 Olympic Games
14-Tokyo Olympics TT: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran loses 3-4 against Hong Kong’s Lam Siu Hang in the second round.
15-Shaner, an American, wins gold in the air rifle event at the Olympics.
16-K. Nethra, a 23-year-old Indian, will not only have to fight against over 40 other sailors, but he will also have to deal with nature during the sailing contest at the current Tokyo Olympics.
17-Manika Batra of India progresses to the third round of the Tokyo Olympics triathlon after defeating Margaryta Pesotska of Ukraine.
18-Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the Bangladesh series due to knee surgery.
19-Defending Olympic champion Andy Murray of the United Kingdom withdraws from singles due to a right quad injury.
20-Indian rifle shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Deepak Kumar fail to qualify for the air rifle final at the Olympics.
21-Boxing at the Tokyo Olympics: MC Mary Kom wins women’s 51kg with a 4-1 points victory against Dominican Republic’s Miguelina Hernandez Garcia.
22-Coach Ronal Pandit blamed Manu Bhaker’s absence from the air pistol finals on a major gun failure.
23-Milind Soman, a model-actor, was ridiculed for tweeting a message of congratulations to Indian wrestler Priya Malik, thinking she had won gold at the current Tokyo Olympics.
24-In the men’s 400m freestyle, Ahmed Hafnaoui of Tunisia shocked the pool with a winning time of three minutes and 43.36 seconds.
25-The suspended IPL 2021 season will resume on September 19 with a match between CSK and MI.
26-The postponed IPL 2021 will be contested over a 27-day period in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 to October 15, with Dubai hosting 13 matches, Sharjah hosting 10, and Abu Dhabi hosting eight.
27-Australia defeats India 7-1 in hockey at the Tokyo Olympics.
28-Oksana Chusovitina, a gymnast, has announced her retirement from the Olympics after participating in the eighth edition. He barely missed qualifying for the vault final.