Sports Current Affairs- August 9, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 9, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1- Indian Olympic contingent arrives, Hotel Ashoka decked out to welcome it

2- Indian expat in UAE announces Rs 1 cr cash reward for Olympic goalie Sreejesh

3- Australia out for lowest T201 score as Bangladesh wins series 4-1

4- Pressure mounts to cancel the 2022 Winter Olympics in China

5-While celebrating Tokyo stars, remember Murlikant Petkar, the first Indian to win Paralympic gold in 1972.

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6-Success in the Olympics shows New India’s ambition to dominate: Youth Affairs and Sports Minister, Anurag Thakur

7-The Indian Test team has left for London, where the second Test against England will begin on August 12 at Lord’s.

8-Despite receiving many plaudits for winning India’s first Olympic gold medal in athletics, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra made a point of calling his coach to convey his appreciation.

9-P.R.Sreejesh has been praised once again for helping Indian Men’s Hockey reach “newer heights” by guiding the team to an Olympic bronze medal in Tokyo.

10-The Rajya Sabha congratulated Neeraj Chopra on his gold medal victory in the Tokyo Olympics.

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11-Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) participated in their own Olympics sports in zero gravity before bidding farewell to Tokyo 2020 with a ‘closing ceremony.’

12-The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will honour Olympic medalists today at New Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

13-The Indian women’s hockey team’s outstanding success in the Olympic Games demonstrated that the sport is still alive and well in the nation, according to assistant coach Ankitha B.S.

14-West Indies release the 17-member preliminary team for the Pakistan Test series, which begins on August 12.

15- An Indian expat in the UAE announces a Rs 1 crore cash reward for Olympic goalie Sreejesh

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16- Australia is out for their lowest T201 score as Bangladesh wins series 4-1

17- Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya, who won a silver medal in the men’s 57kg freestyle category at the Tokyo Olympics, receives a rousing welcome at the Delhi airport after his return from Tokyo

18- Biopic can wait, want to focus on the next games, says Neeraj Chopra

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