Sports Current Affairs- June 29, 2021
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1- Andy Murray won his first Wimbledon singles title since 2017, defeating Nikoloz Basilashvili in four sets.
2- This day, that year, Sachin Tendulkar became the first batter to amass more than 15,000 ODI runs. On June 29, 2007, Sachin Tendulkar became the first, and so far the only, player to reach 15,000 runs in ODI cricket, thanks to an overthrow during an India-South Africa match in Belfast.Tendulkar finished his ODI career with a total of 18,426 runs.
3-Switzerland eliminated world champions France in a 5-4 penalty shootout victory after a dramatic 3-3 tie after extra time, advancing to the Euro 2020 quarterfinals in Bucharest.
4-New Zealand captain Kane Williamson described India as a formidable” and really outstanding team. His team recently won the World Test Championship (WTC) final against the Virat Kohli-led Indian side at Southampton recently.
5-Former West Indies fast bowler turned commentator Michael Holding believes he has witnessed a significant improvement in the fitness standards of the Indian squad since competing against them in the 1970s and 1980s.
6-PCB- Pakistan Cricket Board
7-The International Boxing Association (AIBA), the boxing governing body, promises fair play and changes ahead of the Olympics.
8-The international football world was stunned when reigning champion France was defeated 4-5 in a penalty shootout by Switzerland during the Euro 2020 round-of-16 encounter in Bucharest.
9-Pranati Nayak, the bronze medalist in vault at the Asian Championships, has won a quota for the Olympic Games.
10-Kylian Mbappe, the French attacker, was heartbroken after missing a penalty against Switzerland.
11-The Australian contingent will include world No. 1 women’s tennis player Ashleigh Barty and world No. 15 men’s tennis player Alex de Minaur, who will participate in the Tokyo Olympic Games starting July 23.
12-The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the T20 World Cup will be hosted in the United Arab Emirates from October 17 to November 14.
13-Sourav Ganguly, president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said that the Board would have preferred to hold the T20 World Cup in India.
14-BAI- The Badminton Association of India
15-Bengaluru FC signed midfielder Rohit Kumar on a contract that would keep him with the club till the conclusion of the 2022-23 Indian Super League (ISL) season.
16-The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced their men’s football squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with the “Olyroos” coming to the Olympic stage for the first time since Beijing 2008.
17-Goolam Rajah, the former South African cricket team manager who travelled with the squad for almost two decades beginning in 1992, died here of Covid-related problems. He was 74 years old.
18-Leading pacer Jhulan Goswami of the Indian women’s team lamented the eight-wicket defeat to England in the first ODI on a lack of game time.
19-Seema Punia, a bronze medalist at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a championship title throw of 63.72m metres on the last day of the National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Patiala.
20-After the Netherlands’ defeat in Euro 2020, coach Frank de Boer resigned.
21-England defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the inaugural One-Day International at Chester-le-Street.
22-England defeated Germany to go to the Euro 2020 quarter-finals.
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