Weekly Sports Update ( 22- 29 May 2017)

Cricket

  • India beat New Zealand by 45 runs (D/L) in ICC Champions Trophy warm up after heavy rain interrupts play on Sunday.
  • Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli’s record, becomes fastest to score 7000 ODI runs.

Tennis

  • French Open 2017: Djokovic, Nadal, Pliskova and Mladenovic through to round two of Roland garross which kicked off on Sunday.
  •  Germany’s Angelique Kerber became the first women’s top seed to lose in the opening round of the French Open with defeat by Ekaterina Makarova

Soccer

  • Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new manager.
  • Huddersfield Town returned to the top flight of English football for the first time in 45 years after a nail-biting 4-3 penalty shootout win over Reading in the Championship promotion playoff final at Wembley.
  • Arsenal edge Chelsea to win FA cup.

Golf

  • Tiger Woods was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked  in South Florida

Fencing

  • India’s C.A Bhavani Devi has won the gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik in Iceland.

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