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Sports Weekly Roundup 21 to 26 June 2021. Here’s a roundup of all the sports events and news that created the buzz in India this week:sports weekly roundup 21 to 26 june 2021

Sports Weekly Roundup 21 to 26 June 2021 –

  • Sania Mirza will team up with American player Bethanie Mattek-Sands for women’s doubles Grand Slam at Wimbledon.
  • Indian judoka Sushila Devi has reportedly qualified for Tokyo Olympics and will compete in the women’s extra-lightweight (48kg) division.
  • Men’s T20 World Cup will reportedly start from 17 October in UAE and the final may be held on 14 November.
  • In ISSF World Cup, Indian women’s team bagged a bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event.
  • In the ongoing Archery World Cup, the Indian women’s recurve archery team has reportedly entered the final where they will face Mexico on Sunday.
  • Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia suffered a right knee injury while competing in a local Russian tournament. His coach Shako Bentinidis, however, assured that there is nothing to worry about.
  • Some IPL franchises are reportedly planning to send their officials to UAE to work out logistics and Covid-10 protocols.
  • UEFA reportedly said that it will scrap the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season in favour of extra time and a penalty shootout.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 109th goal for Portugal in Euro 2020 game against France to equal all-time international record of former Iran striker Ali Daei.
  • Women’s doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Sands were knocked out of the ongoing Eastbourne International.

Sports Weekly Roundup 21 to 26 June 2021

  • New Zealand defeats India by eight wickets to lift the inaugural World Test Championship title at The Rose Bowl in Southampton.
  • Euro 2020: Spain beat Slovakia 5-0 to move into Round of 16 of the tournament.
  • Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sh. Sandeep Singh informed that 30 players have been selected for Tokyo Olympics and an amount of Rs.5 lakh has been provided to each of these players as a preparation amount. Cash amount of Rs.6 crore will be given for gold medal winners, Rs.4 crore for silver medal winners & Rs.2.50 crore for bronze medal winners. Also, the players securing medals in international sports events will be given government jobs to encourage them and incentivise budding players.
  • UEFA added the rainbow to its logo as it defended its decision to refuse to allow Munich’s Allianz Arena to be illuminated in the same colours.
  • Kiren Rijiju shared the teaser of Olympic Theme Song on Twitter and wrote “Enjoy the teaser of the invigorating Olympic Theme Song crafted for the Indian Olympic Contingent launched on #OlympicDay event marking 30 days countdown to #TokyoOlympics”

  • WTC Final: At the end of Day 5, New Zealand was all out at 249 taking a lead of 32 runs. India finished the day on 64/2.
  • Euro 2020: After UEFA reportedly decided not to allow Allianz Arena to be lit in rainbow colours during Germany’s match against Hungary, the city mayor is said to be planning to put up rainbow-coloured flags and illuminate various places in the city in rainbow colours.

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Sports Weekly Roundup 21 to 26 June 2021

  • IND vs NZ WTC Final Day 4 Highlights- Match called off due to heavy downpour at Southampton.
  • Former England cricket team captain, Kevin Pietersen, strongly recommends against matches in the UK due to unpredictable weather.
  • Euro 2020:Denmark qualifies for round 16 after beating Russia 4-1 at Copenhagen.

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Sports Weekly Roundup 21 to 26 June 2021

  • IND vs NZ WTC Final Day 3 Highlights: Ishant Sharma claimed the wicket of Devon Conway as NZ ended Day 3 on 101/2 with Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson at the crease after bad light forced stumps.
  • Euro 2020: Wales has qualified for Euro 2020 last 16 as runners-up of Group A despite having a 1-0 loss to Italy.
  • The Apex Council has decided to form a committee to look into the issue of compensation for Indian domestic cricketers for domestic season 2020 and 2021.: BCCI
  • BCCI tweeted that it has decided to extend support to Indian Olympic Association and has pledged a monetary gesture of Rs. 10 crores.
  • Formula 1: Max Verstappen won the French Grand Prix to extend his lead over Lewis Hamilton in Formula One drivers’ title race.

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