Sports Current Affairs- March 20, 2021
Sports Current Affairs plays an important role in the preparation of students participating in the various competitive exams.
1-Sri Lanka Legends to meet India Legends in the Road Safety World Series T20 summit clash at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur.
2-Reigning world badminton champion P.V. Sindhu has entered into the semi-finals of All England Open Championships in Birmingham.
3-Cricket West Indies (CWI) to pick three Caribbean countries as part of bid that will host the ICC under-19 men’s cricket World Cup.
4- The world No. 1 player Novak Djokovic has announced to skip Miami Open to spend some quality time with family amid Covid-19 restrictions.
5-Two Indian shooters in the ongoing World Cup in New Delhi have tested positive for Covid-19.
6- Trent Boult taking four wickets helped New Zealand win by eight-wicket over Bangladesh in the first One-day International at the University Oval ground in Dunedin.
7- Divyansh Panwar won bronze in the men’s 10m air rifle event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi. The event took place at the Dr Karni Singh shooting Ranges.
8-Haryana woman wrestler Neetu faced many odds initially, and finally bagged a job in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) as an officer.
9- Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen (51kg) and Gaurav Solanki (57kg) have been settled for bronze medals at the Bosphorus Boxing Tournament.
10-Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has hailed discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur on qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. She has achieved a target of 63.50m. She broke a nine-year-old national record.
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11-The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) to conduct two online education workshops for a group of Hockey India umpires and technical officials.
12- Indian pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have earned the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in mixed doubles. They have defeated the world No 5 Korean pair Sang-Su Lee and Jihee Jeon in the finals of the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament.
13-The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided not to allow overseas spectators for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo due to Covid-19 pandemic.
14-Reigning world champion PV Sindhu is out of the All England Open semi-finals. She lost to Thailand’s Porpawee Chochuwong in straight games in Birmingham.
15-Yang Jiayu of China has smashed women’s world 20km race walk record at the Chinese Race Walking Championships in Huangshan (China).
16-Afghanistan’s Asghar Afghan broke MS Dhoni’s record of most T20I wins.
17-Indian women’s football team to play two friendly matches against host Uzbekistan and Belarus on April 5 and 8 respectively.