Sports Round-Up

Rio Olympics 2016

Wrestler Sakshi Malik Gives India First Medal (Bronze) At 2016 Rio Olympics: in the women’s 58 kg freestyle event, becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win an Olympics medal, defeating Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova with an 8-5 victory.

India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu Enters Badminton Ladies Singles Final becoming the first Indian women’s badminton player to enter the finals of the ladies singles event at the Olympics. She beat Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 and now faces Carolina Marin in the finals.

Squash players Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal clinched a silver medal in the mixed doubles event of the World Squash Championship.

Rangana Herath Shines As Sri Lanka Whitewash Australia To Win Series: Sri Lanka outplayed Australia in all three matches, clinching their first series whitewash against a competitive side. Winning the match by 163 runs, Rangana Herath was awarded ‘Man of the Match’ and ‘Man of the Series’.

India Is Number 1 In ICC Test Cricket Rankings: With Australia standing at number 3 and Pakistan at number 2 on the ranking list, Team India now stands at First Place! To sustain this spot, India needs to win the fourth Test match V/s West Indies and win the series 3-0.
Manish Pandey And Dhawal Kulkarni Help India ‘A’ Win Against South Africa ‘A’ in the Quadrangular One-Day cricket series in Australia, winning by 3 wickets after a century of 105 balls by Manish Pandey. Dhawal Kulkarni snared 4/37 in this encounter.

Brazil Set For Finals Of 2016 Olympics Football Against Germany
Neymar scored 2 brilliant goals, including the fastest goal in Olympics history as Brazil will now play on Saturday in the gold medal match. They thrashed Honduras 6-0 to enter the finals.

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