Sports Current Affairs- July 5, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 5, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1-Top seed Novak Djokovic has reached the Wimbledon Championships quarter-finals for the 12th time, after Roger Federer (17 times) and legendary American tennis great Jimmy Connors (14).

2-Viswanathan Anand, an Indian Grandmaster (GM), will play his first over-the-board chess game at the Croatia Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz event in Zagreb on Tuesday.

3-The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has selected 26 athletes, including Neeraj Chopra, for the Tokyo Olympics, which will be contested from July 23 to August 8.

4- James Anderson of England achieved 1,000 first-class wickets on Tuesday when he took seven for 19 for Lancashire against Kent in a County Championship match held at Old Trafford.

5-The World Wrestling Championships will be conducted from August 16 to 22 in Ufa, Russia.

6-According to a media release made by the state government, former India captain Anil Kumble has given his support for the establishment of a sports university in Andhra Pradesh.

7-Former India left-arm bowler Sudip Tyagi and wicketkeeper-batsman Manvinder Bisla are among the Indians who have signed for this year’s Lanka Premier League (LPL), which will take place from July 30 to August 22.

8-Manpreet Singh, captain of the Indian men’s hockey team, said it was a great honour to be chosen the flag bearer for the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony with Mary Kom, adding that “it’s a huge achievement for hockey.”

9-IPL-The Indian Premier League

10- FTP-Future Tours Programme

Sports Current Affairs

11-Waqar Younis, Pakistan’s bowling coach, believes his team will be ready for the challenge of the white-ball series against England.

12- For wrongdoing, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned a former Sri Lanka performance analyst.

13-While providing updates on his shoulder injury rehabilitation, Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer said that he would be present when the IPL starts.

14-Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) fined Bhanuka Rajapaksa USD 5,000 and banned him from all forms of cricket for a year for violation of contract.

15-MC Mary Kom, a multiple-time world champion boxer and London Olympics bronze medalist, and men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh were chosen on Monday as the flag bearers of the 200-strong Indian delegation in the July 23 opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

16-Ramesh Powar is the head coach of the Indian women’s team.

17-Tim Paine, Australia’s Test captain, has admitted that missing out on a place in the World Test Championship final owing to a poor over rate was a “hard pill to take.”

18-Spain and Italy are scheduled to meet in the Euro 2020 semifinals.

19-The Pakistan Test squad players will begin a 10-day training and conditioning camp at the National Stadium in Karachi on July 7 under bio-secure procedures in preparation for their trip to the West Indies.

20-The International Cricket Council (ICC) has begun the process of identifying potential hosts for white-ball tournaments beyond 2023.

Sports Current Affairs

21-Manvir Singh, a striker for ATK Mohun Bagan in the Indian Super League (ISL), has stated that joining ATKMB has boosted his career significantly.

22-Former Indian captain Kapil Dev believes that removing India’s head coach Ravi Shastri is unnecessary if he is doing a good job.

23-To commemorate the 37th birthday of Indian team striker Sunil Chhetri, Football Delhi will establish the ’37 Plus League,’ which will include retired players, on August 3 this year.

24-The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced the names of 472 individuals who will compete for Australia at the Tokyo Olympics, which begin on July 23.

25-Prithvi Shaw, an Indian cricketer, has stated that Rahul Dravid’s coaching expertise is “out of this world.”

26-South African cricket team coach Mark Boucher predicted that the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE in October-November this year will be low-scoring due to worn-out surfaces.

27-West Indies women’s team captain Stafanie Taylor led her side to a six-wicket victory against Pakistan women in the third T20 International at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in North Sound to complete a clean sweep of the series (Antigua)


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