Sports Current Affairs- July 13, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 13, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1-Former India batsman and part of the 1983 World Cup-winning squad Yashpal Sharma attributed India’s selection to late Bollywood actor Filip Kumar.

2-Roger Federer, the former world number one tennis player and 20-time Grand Slam winner, has withdrawn from the Olympics owing to a knee ailment.

3-Roger Federer, the eight-time Wimbledon winner, also missed the 2016 Rio Olympics due to a knee ailment.

4-A record 25 para-athletes have begun final preparations for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, including 2016 Paralympic gold medalist javelin thrower Devender Jhajharia and high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu.

5- England football captain Harry Kane and India cricket captain Virat Kohli may be the country’s greatest stars in their respective sports.

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6-Yashpal Sharma, India’s World Cup-winning batsman in 1983, owes his rise to fame to two summer competitions, the Sheesh Mahal Trophy and the Sir Frank Worrell Trophy, which he played in Lucknow on a regular basis for many years.

7-Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged Indian athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics not to be weighed down by the burden of high expectations and to give their best effort regardless of the outcome.

8-Sudhanshu Mittal, vice-president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), criticises President Narinder Batra for allowing tainted Madhukant Pathak in the Olympics team.

9-West Indies skipper Stafanie Taylor has risen to the top of the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings for the second time in a row.

10-Chris Gayle, the big-hitting West Indian batsman, has become the first person to reach 14,000 runs in T20 cricket.

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11-The Badminton World Federation has awarded India the BWF World Championships in 2026.

12-West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, who became the first T20 batter to surpass 14,000 runs, claimed he still has enough left in the tank.

13-Yashpal Sharma, a member of India’s World Cup-winning team in 1983, died at his house in Noida. He was 66 years old.

14-West Indies defeated Australia by six wickets in the third T20 International.

15-The West Indies Women’s team defeated Pakistan Women by an eight-wicket margin in the third One-day International at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground.


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