Weekly Sports Updates : 23 Oct – 30 Oct 2017

A weekly roundup of all the sports action from last week (23 Oct -30 Oct 2017)

CRICKET UPDATES:

  • India defeated New Zealand by six runs to clinch three-match One-Day International (ODI) series 2-1.
  • 3rd T20I: Pakistan thrash Sri Lanka by 36 Runs, take Series 3-0.
  • 2nd T20 SA vs Bang : Miller hits Fastest Ton as South Africa beat Bangladesh.
  • Kohli overtakes de Villiers, Ganguly in illustrious 9000-run Club.
  • England ready for ashes without Stokes & Root.

TENNIS UPDATES:

  •  Roger Federer defeats Juan Martin del Potro 6-7(5) 6-4 6-3 to win title No.8 in Basel.
  •  Lucas Pouille beats Tsonga 6-1 6-4 to become the first player to win 3 ATP titles on 3 different surfaces in 2017.
  •  Erste Bank Open : Pablo Cuevas  and Rohan Bopanna clinch their second team title after saving 2 MP in final.
  • Brisbane Open : Andy Murray  signed a three-year contract with Tennis Australia to start the season in Australia in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • Gael Monfils withdraws from Paris Masters, ends season.
  • Federer pulled out of next week’s Paris Masters following the final to all but end his chances of taking the year-end world number one spot from Rafael Nadal.

FOOTBALL UPDATES:

           Indian Football Updates:

  • 206 teams participated in youth league conducted by AIFF
  • Constantine recalls Pronav, Bikash to National camp
  • Matos names list of 23 for U-19 AFC Qualifiers
  • U-17 World Cup in India hailed as a fantastic tournament worldwide
  • India break attendance records at FIFA U-17 world cup
  • England win the U-17 World cup after beating Spain 5-2
  • Arjun Kapoor becomes new co-owner of FC Pune City
  • India to have one top division league next year confirms AIFF and AFC
  • Indian sensation Dheeraj Moirangthem receive interest from various top clubs
  • Phil Foden receive the Golden Ball while Brewster bags Golden Boot award at U-17 World cup

         World Football Updates:

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins award for BEST FIFA player.
  • LA LIGA: Girona ends Madrid’s incredible away run, Barcelona flourish at Athletic club but Atletico held at Villareal.
  • Premier League: City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool win and Manchester maintain 100% record at home after 1-0 win against Spurs.
  • Serie A: Napoli continue unbeaten run, Juventus downs AC Milan.
  • PSG dominate in absence of Neymar.
  • Neymar makes surprise visit to Barcelona training.
  • Mourinho not sure of Pogba return.
  • Klopp says “We all have problems apart from Manchester City”.
  • City will not buy Sanchez in January as they want him for free in July.
  • Everton in deep crisis after another defeat in Premier League.

FORMULA1 UPDATES:

  • Lewis Hamilton is now Britain’s most successful driver of all time after winning a fourth title(Mexican Grand Prix).

BADMINTON UPDATES:

  • Kidambi Srikanth beat Kenta Nishimoto 21-14, 21-13 to win French Open Super Series title and became the first Indian player to win four Super Series titles in a year including Indonesia, Australia and Denmark open.

 

 

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