Sports Current Affairs- August 1, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 1, 2021

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1-West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran’s undefeated 62 off 33 balls was in vain as Pakistan won the second T20 International in Guyana by seven runs.

2-Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chief Ministers congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu on her bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

3-After a 41-year absence, India advanced to the medal round of the Olympic Games men’s hockey event, defeating Great Britain 3-1 in the quarterfinals.

4-President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated P.V. Sindhu on her bronze medal victory in badminton at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

5-PV Sindhu of India won the bronze medal in women’s singles at the Tokyo Olympics, beating China’s He Bingjiao 21-13, 21-15 at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza to add a second medal to India’s total.

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6-Caeleb Dressel of the United States won his fourth gold medal in the men’s 50m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics.

7-Fouaad Mirza of India has fallen to 22nd place in the rankings at the Tokyo Olympics equestrian events.

8-Haryana girls win ten gold medals in the Junior Boxing Championships.

9-Simone Biles of the United States has withdrawn from Monday’s final of the floor exercise.

10-Satish Kumar of India lost to Uzbekistan’s world No. 1 Bakhodir Jalolov in the quarterfinals of the men’s super-heavyweight boxing at the Tokyo Olympics.

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11-Mourad Aliev, a French super heavyweight boxer, remained for almost an hour on a ringside protest after being penalised for headbutting at the Tokyo Olympics.

12-Top seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova win women’s doubles gold in Tokyo against Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic and Viktorija Golubic.

13-Lamont Marcell Jacobs, an American-born Italian, won the men’s 100m final at the Olympic Games with a time of 9.80 seconds, setting a new national record in the Tokyo Olympic Stadium.

14-Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated Karen Khachanov of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to win gold in the men’s singles tennis final at the Tokyo Olympics.

15-Ecuador’s Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera wins Olympic gold by a massive 14kg lead against American Katherine Nye.

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16-Pullela Gopichand, the national badminton coach, congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu on her bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

17-On Sunday, the Indian cricket team, headed by Virat Kohli, arrived in Nottingham from Durham.

18-Satish Kumar, an Indian boxer who lost to Uzbekistan’s world No. 1 Bakhodir Jalolov, fought despite suffering a severe injury, according to Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh.

19-On Day 1 of individual gymnastics, China’s Xiao Ruoteng won his third medal.

20-At the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture, Xander Schauffele of the United States won the men’s golf gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Sports Current Affairs

21-In the quarterfinals of the men’s hockey tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games, world No. 1 Australia will face four-time champion Germany.

22-Kevin Durant, a two-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, becomes the United States’ leading scorer in the Olympics.

23-Australian Emma McKeon’s performance in the water left the globe in awe of the 27-year-old athlete, who became her country’s most successful swimmer in the Olympics, winning a record seven medals in Tokyo, including four gold and three bronze.

24-Cricket Australia (CA) has named former captain George Bailey as head of the national selection panel, succeeding Trevor Hohns, who is retiring.

25-Rafael Nadal of Spain will begin his preparations for the US Open in August-September with the Citi Open.


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