Sports Update: Top 10 Sports News Of This Week

by Shatakshi Gupta
  • Roger Federer, a former top world-ranked tennis player, made the announcement of his retirement in a video that lasted 4 minutes, 24 seconds. His final ATP competition will be the Laver Cup next week. He is regarded as one of the best players to ever play on a grass court. The most Wimbledon men’s singles titles have been won by Federer (8). Additionally, he has won five US Open crowns and six Australian Open championships. However, only once has Roger Federer been successful in taking home the French Open title on clay courts.
  • Sourav Ganguly, president of the BCCI, and Jay Shah, secretary, will now begin a new inning. In November, Ganguly may become the ICC President. If that happens, Jay Shah will serve as BCCI President. NDTV Sports has been made aware of this by BCCI sources. Top BCCI executives are said to be behind Ganguly, according to sources. Ganguly will give up his BCCI position if he wins the ICC vote. After then, it’s probable that Jay Shah would take over as president and Arun Dhumal will continue as BCCI secretary.
  • Virat Kohli recently received some fantastic news, he now has more than 50 million Twitter followers, following a standout performance in the Asia Cup. With 50 million Twitter followers, Kohli is the first cricketer in history. In addition to leading India in runs scored, Virat Kohli recovered his charm while making a comeback in the Asia Cup 2022.
  • For the sixth time, Sri Lanka’s cricket team has won the Asia Cup. In the championship game, Sri Lankan squad defeated Pakistan by 23 runs. After winning the toss, Pakistani captain Babar Azam chose to bowl first. Sri Lanka scored 170 runs in 20 overs when batting first, suffering a six-wicket loss. Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 71 runs in an undefeated performance. In 1986, Sri Lanka became the first country to win the Asia Cup. Following this, the team won the championship in 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, and most recently in 2022. India has taken home this honour the most times. They are now only one title away from Sri Lanka.
  • Vinesh Phogat, a star female wrestler of India, made history in the Wrestling World Championship. In the history of the World Championship, Vinesh is now the first Indian lady wrestler and overall second Indian wrestler to take home two medals. On Wednesday, Vinesh won the bronze medal. The Serbian capital of Belgrade is where this World Championship is being contested.
  •  Much celebrated US open comes to an end. Spanish player C. Alcaraz Garca won his first Grand Slam trophy in the men’s singles by defeating C. Rudd at the age of just 19 and became the youngest player to ever reach world No. 1. Iga Świątek, tennis player from Poland, won the women’s singles title. US Open is the final Grand Slam tennis event of the year was currently happening in New York City, USA.
  • Aaron Finch, the Australian skipper, has made the decision to end his ODI career. Despite having played 145 ODIs for the Australian squad, Aaron Finch is having trouble with his performance in this format. In this year’s T20 World Cup, which will take place in Australia, Finch will lead the Kangaroo team. In ODIs, he has 5400 runs scored. There are also 17 centuries in it. In 2013 against Sri Lanka at the Melbourne stadium, he made his debut.
  • In order to raise public awareness of road safety, India is hosting the Road Safety World Series in 2022. Former seasoned cricketers from all over the world are taking part. The Wednesday match between India Legends and West Indies Legends was postponed owing to weather. The tournament’s schedule has recently undergone several revisions. A few India Legends matches now have new times and locations. This series’ matches must be performed over the course of 22 days at four different locations. The games are taking place in Kanpur, Indore, Dehradun, and Raipur this season. Both the semifinal and championship games will take place in Raipur.

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  • Neeraj Chopra made history by winning the Diamond League championship match in Zurich. The Diamond League trophy has been won for the first time by an Indian, Neeraj Chopra. He passed Czech athlete Jakob Vadlecho in the 88.44-meter javelin throw. On his fifth try, he threw 86.94 metres. At the first throw, Neeraj made a foul, but the second one, which measured 88.44 metres, was enough for him to win the competition. Neeraj’s third, fourth, fifth, and sixth throws all measured 88, 86.11, 87, and 83.6 metres, respectively.
  • The ICC T20 World Cup 2022, which will be held in Australia, has cricket fans at the height of their anticipation. India-Pakistan fans in particular are eagerly anticipating the match. This can be inferred from the fact that all of the tickets for the India-Pakistan game scheduled for October 23 were quickly sold out. India’s first match in this event is on October 23, despite the T20 World Cup beginning on October 16. The Indian cricket team will face off against Pakistan in this game. Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the action-packed game.