Sports Current Affairs- August 8, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 8, 2021

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1-Brazil’s extra-time win against Spain in the final capped up an exciting 17 days of men’s Olympic football.

2-Bangladesh fast bowler Shoriful Islam has been penalised for violating the ICC Code of Conduct.

3-Wrestler Bajrang Punia risked worsening a knee injury by competing for bronze against Kazakh wrestler Daulet Niyazbekov.

4-The United States defeated Brazil to earn their first Olympic gold medal in women’s volleyball.

5-Aditi Ashok’s performance in Tokyo would bring about a good shift in golf, according to top Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri.

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6-Brittney Griner of the United States wins her eighth straight Olympic gold medal after defeating Japan.

7-Dan Christian’s 39 leads Australia to their first T20I series victory against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

8-Shakib and Marsh are among the nominees for ICC Player of the Month for July.

9-Football clubs from Argentina and Spain FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi sobbed as he received a standing ovation during his farewell news conference in Barcelona.

10-The choice of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to coach Neeraj Chopra with German specialist Bartonietz has paid off.

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11-Jasprit Bumrah, an Indian pacer, congratulates Neeraj Chopra on his gold medal in athletics at the Tokyo Olympics.

12-Dhanalakshmi Sekhar, a part of India’s 4×400 m mixed relay team in the Tokyo Olympics, breaks down after hearing of her sister’s death.

13-After a 13-year hiatus, India had another “golden moment” when javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has become the first Indian track and field athlete to win a gold medal.

14-Karnataka has announced a ten-lakh-rupee reward for Neeraj Chopra’s former coach Kashinath Naik.

15-The 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo were declared concluded on Sunday by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, as Japan provided the world with yet another glimpse of its culture and history.

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