Sports Current Affairs- July 14, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 14, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1-Leander Paes, a multiple Grand Slam champion, has said that it would be some time before India wins an Olympic medal in tennis.

2-Kishoiyan, a Kenyan Olympic sprinter, has been suspended for four years for doping.

3-Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani declared a Rs 10 lakh stipend for each of the six female athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which begin on July 23.

4-The Indian cricket team will begin their 2021-2023 World Test Championship 2 (WTC) campaign with two difficult away series, starting with a five-Test series in England on August 4 and then in South Africa later this year.

5-R Ashwin prepares up for England Tests with a 6-wicket haul in a county match.

6-China will send 431 competitors to the next Tokyo Olympics, including 24 Olympic winners.

7-Jo Stevens, the Shadow Culture Secretary of the United Kingdom’s major opposition Labour Party, has called for the exclusion of online racist abusers from football events.

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8-The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has recruited 16 athletes to its delegation, making it the country’s biggest ever squad for an Olympic Games held on foreign territory.

9-Anurag Thakur, Sports Minister, debuted the official cheer song for the Indian contingent in Tokyo, named ‘Hindustani Way.’ The song was written by renowned Indian music composer AR Rahman and performed by rising pop vocalist Ananya Birla.

10- At the Olympics, India will be represented by 26 competitors in track and field. Medal dreams are riding on the shoulders of star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and the 4x400m mixed relay team.

11-The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has announced the country’s largest-ever delegation to the Tokyo Olympics, consisting of 211 competitors.

12-The FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021 will be conducted from August 13 to September 15, according to the International Chess Federation (FIDE).

13-The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president, Thomas Bach, will pay a visit to Hiroshima to commemorate the beginning of the Olympic Truce.

14-The 11th season of the Big Bash League (BBL) will take place from December 5 to January 28, according to Cricket Australia.

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15-The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has revised the Olympic Oath for Tokyo 2020, and the number of oath-takers has been raised from three to six — two athletes, two coaches, and two judges.

16-Tennis stars Johanna Konta of England and Bianca Andreescu of Canada have withdrawn from the Olympics in Tokyo.

17-A German media investigation showed that two Wimbledon matches were under match-fixing scrutiny.

18-The ‘Gundur Express’ of Tamil Nadu is on its way to the Tokyo Olympics after surpassing the speed record held by the ‘Payyoli Express’.

19-In the World Test Championship 2 (WTC 2) cycle, India will play Sri Lanka, New Zealand, and Australia at home and Bangladesh, England, and South Africa on the road from 2021 to 2023.

20-UEFA, the governing body of European football, has initiated disciplinary proceedings against the English Football Association (FA) for crowd unrest at the Euro final.

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21-Gayle’s expertise will be crucial in restoring West Indies cricket: Ricky Skerritt, the CEO of Cricket West Indies (CWI),

22-England beat Pakistan by three wickets to clinch a three-match ODI series whitewash.

23-Ireland stunned South Africa by defeating them by 43 runs in the second One-Day International in Dublin.

24- Patrick Konrad of Austria wins Stage 16 of the Tour de France, the world’s most famous multi-stage cycling event.


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