Sports Current Affairs- July 31, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 31, 2021

 

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Sports Current Affairs

 

1-K.V. Koteswara Rao of the Vijayawada Railway helps to the development of Mirabai Chanu, India’s weight lifting silver medalist in the Tokyo Olympics.

2-Caeleb Dressel of the United States broke his own world mark to win gold in the men’s 100m butterfly at the Olympics in Tokyo.

3-South Africa will visit Sri Lanka in September for a limited-overs series consisting of three ODIs and as many T20Is.

4-Lyu Xiaojun, a 37-year-old Chinese veteran, becomes the oldest weightlifter to win Olympic gold.

5-Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan sets a new record for most T20I runs in a calendar year.

6-Fares El-Bakh of Qatar established a new Olympic record by lifting a total of 402kg in a dominating performance that earned him gold in the men’s 96kg weightlifting competition.

 

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7-Belinda Bencic of Switzerland wins the women’s singles tennis title, defeating Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic.

8-Junior National Boxing Championships: Services are crowned champions

9-Viswanathan Anand, a five-time world champion in chess, has taken over as captain of India’s chess Olympiad squad from Vidit.

10-Boxer Amit Panghal, the world No. 1 in men’s 52kg, was knocked out of the Tokyo Olympics by Colombian Yuberjen Herney Martinez Rivas.

11-Britain won the mixed 4x100m medley relay at the Olympics in Tokyo, breaking the world record.

12-Olympics hockey: India’s women’s team advances to the quarterfinals for the first time when Ireland was defeated 2-0 by Great Britain in the last league match.

Sports Current Affairs

 

13-Simone Biles, a star American gymnast, has withdrawn from the finals of the vault and uneven bars at the Olympics.

14-Blessing Okagbare, a Nigerian sprinter, has been banned for doping before to the women’s 100m semifinals.

15-Pooja Rani of India was defeated by China’s Li Qian in the quarterfinals of the women’s middleweight division by a unanimous decision.

16-India women defeated South Africa 4-3 in their last Group A match to keep their QF chances alive.

17-Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant fail to qualify for the finals of the 50m rifle event at the Olympics.

18-World No. 1 Novak Djokovic was defeated by Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in the men’s singles bronze medal match at the Ariake Tennis Park.

Sports Current Affairs

 

19-Tai Tzu defeats PV Sindhu in straight games in the Olympic semifinals. Sindhu will play for bronze with China’s He Bing Jiao.

20-Mann Kaur, a 105-year-old sprinter who began her athletic career at the age of 93, has died.

21-No. 6 in the world Elina Svitolina won the Olympic bronze medal in women’s singles, defeating Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina in the last set to become Ukraine’s first Olympic tennis medalist.

22-Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica, the 2016 Rio Olympics winner, smashes Flo Jo’s 33-year-old 100m Olympic record.

23-The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) expresses its dissatisfaction with the BCCI’s “intervention” in the Kashmir Premier League.

26-Isuru Udana, a Sri Lankan all-rounder, has announced his retirement from international cricket.

25-Azam Khan, Pakistan’s batsman, has been ruled out of the two T20Is against the West Indies.


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