Sports Current Affairs- July 7, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 7, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1- Italy advances to the Euro 2020 final following a penalty shootout victory against Spain.

2-Angelique Kerber of Germany, a former Wimbledon winner, said she would have to play her best tennis against Australia’s world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty in the All England Club quarterfinals.

3-Eight Uttar Pradesh sportsmen will compete for India in five sports at the Tokyo Olympics, which begin on July 23. The five sports are shooting, racewalking, javelin throw, boxing, and hockey.

4-Keshav Chandra Datt, an Indian hockey legend who played during the country’s post-independence golden period, died on Wednesday morning. He was 95 years old.

5-Argentina advanced to the Copa America final with a 3-2 shootout win against Colombia in Brasilia, thanks to three penalty saves by Emiliano Martinez.

6-Chennaiyin FC (CFC), a two-time Indian Super League (ISL) winner, signed goalkeeper Debjit Majumder on Wednesday ahead of the 2021/22 season.

7-Shafali Verma and Sneha Rana of the Indian women’s cricket team have been nominated for the ICC Player of the Month award.

Sports Current Affairs

 

8-Isaac Vanmalsawma, a winger from India, has joined Odisha FC.

9-Xu Jiayu, a world champion, will lead China’s swimming squad in the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

10-Keshav Chandra Datt, a double Olympian, died in Kolkata.

11-To prevent COVID-19 infections, the Australian Olympic delegation will avoid utilising the Olympic Village gym and will spend little of time as possible in the dining hall.

12-Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) established a five-member panel to investigate the bio-bubble violation by Kusal Mendis, Dhanushka Gunathilake, and Niroshan Dickwella during the national team’s tour to England on Wednesday, ahead of the limited-overs series against India.

13-Umar Akmal, the 31-year-old Pakistan cricketer, has apologised for failing to disclose corrupt advances last year, for which he was suspended for a year.

14-MS Dhoni, the former Indian captain, turned 40 on Wednesday. He seems to be poised to remain in charge of his Indian Premier League (IPL) club, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), for at least another year or two.

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15-Manu Sawhney, the suspended CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has asked an independent ethics tribunal to hear his case.

16-World No. 1 Novak Djokovic won his 100th match on grass courts, defeating Marton Fucsovics of Hungary 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the Wimbledon Championships semi-finals in London.

17-Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna of India lost their mixed doubles pre-quarterfinal match 3-6, 6-3, 9-11 against the Dutch-Slovenian combination of Andreja Klepac and Jean-Julien Rojer at the Wimbledon Championships on Wednesday.

18-Ben Stokes confessed that his wife was amused by England’s decision to name him captain for the three-match ODI series against Pakistan, which begins on Thursday.

19-Liton Das’ 95 and 138-run partnership with Mahmudullah Riyad (54) led Bangladesh finish the first day of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe with 294 for 8 wickets at the Harare Sports Club.

20-Wimbledon: Eight-time winner Roger Federer loses, as world No. 1 Novak Djokovic advances to the semi-finals. In the quarter-finals, Roger Federer was defeated by 14th seed Hubart Hurkacz of Poland.


 

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