Sports Current Affairs- August 5, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 5, 2021

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1-India won bronze in Olympic hockey after defeating Germany 5-4.

2-Wrestler Anshu Malik’s Olympic dreams are dashed after losing a repechage match against Valeria Koblova of the Russian Olympic Committee.

3-Vines Phogat of India advanced to the Olympic quarterfinals with a comfortable win against Sofia Mattsson of Sweden.

4-England’s highest run-scorer in international cricket is captain Joe Root.

5-Shankar Patil Munenkoppa, an excellent Kabaddi player, was sworn in as a minister in Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s cabinet.

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6-Olympics: The United States advances to the men’s basketball final after defeating Australia 97-78 in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympic men’s basketball tournament on Thursday at the Saitama Super Arena.

7-In the past five years, the government has spent more than Rs 50 crore on the men’s hockey squad.

8-Haryana has announced a bounty of Rs 4 crore for wrestler Ravi Kumar.

9-Wrestler Ravi Kumar loses in the final against Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Zavur Uguev, but wins silver in the 57kg freestyle.

10-India has surpassed Germany as the leading country in terms of Olympic hockey medals.

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11-Simranjeet Singh, India’s bronze medalist in Olympic hockey, is a substitute.

12-India Hockey Coach Graham Reid: A team-first attitude and physical conditioning were critical to India’s victory.

13-Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi stated that the state will award Rs one crore to each state player after the men’s hockey team beat Germany 5-4 to win the bronze medal and finish on the podium for the first time in 41 years.

14-Jofra Archer of England has been ruled out of the India Tests, T20 World Cup, and Ashes due to a recurrence of a stress fracture in his right elbow.

15-The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced that New Zealand will visit Pakistan for the first time in 18 years (PCB)

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16-Bronze is as wonderful as gold for us: Sreejesh’s mother, an Indian goalkeeper

17-Wrestler Vinesh Phogat loses in the quarterfinals of the Olympics against Vanesa Kaladzinskay of Belarus.

18-Bangladesh’s Afif Hossain praises Mahmudullah’s guidance for his team’s second T20I victory against Australia

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SOURCE: Various Online Collections(Edited)

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