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Indian bodybuilder Ravinder Malik won Mr South Asia title:

  • Indian Body builder Ravinder Malik won Mr South Asia Title.
  • There are around 91 bodybuilders participated in the championship.
  • The competition is organised by South Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports The Federation under the auspices of Nepal Bodybuilding and Fitness Association.
  • He won the overall champion of the 12th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Kathmandu.
  • He won this title under 80 kg category
  • He was one among the nine people who the title among the same 80 kg Category.
  • Countries and their medal list
  • Afghanistan won total 15 medals.
  • The medals consists of  six gold, four silver and five bronze. 
  • Nepal won three gold, seven silver and six bronze medals 
  • India won four gold, five silver and one bronze medal. 
  • Maldives won three gold and two bronze medals.
  • Pakistan bagged one gold, two silver and two bronze.
  • Bhutan finished the championship game last with a bronze medal.

Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao won WBA Super Welterweight title 2019:

  • Manny Pacquiao(40) won the WBA (World Boxing Association) welterweight championship 2019.
  • He defeated  Keith Thurman of US at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, United States.
  • Two judges scored it 115-112 in favor of Pacquiao. The one judge scored it 114-113 to Thurman.
  • The eight-division world champion Pacquiao improved to 62-7-2 score with 39 knockouts.
  • He is currently serving as a senator of the Philippines won 12 major world titles as well as being the first boxer to win the lineal championship in five different weight classes.
  • He won the “Best Fighter ESPY Award. He currently ranks No. 4 in Boxer`s ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.
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India tallied 9 medals at the 23rd Presidents Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia:

Mary Kom won gold in the 51Kg category at the 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. She defeated Australian April Franks and secured 5-0. 

In the event India won 9 medals. It comprised of seven gold and two silver medals. 2018 World Championships bronze winner Simranjit Kaur also won a gold in the event.

Other winners:

Assam’s Jamuna Boro defeated eteran boxer Giulia Lamagna and secured 5-0 to win the gold in the 54Kg category.

Dinesh Dagar won a silver medal in the event. He lost to Indonesia’s Samada Saputra and secured 0-5.

Monika won gold in the 48Kg category by defeating Indonesia`s Endang and secured (5-0)

Results:

Women: 

48kg Category: Monika bt Endang (Ina) 5-0

51kg Category: M.C. Mary Kom bt April Franks (Aus) 5-0

54kg Category: Jamuna Boro bt Giulia Lamagna (Ita) 5-0

60kg Category: Simranjit Kaur bt Hasanah Huswatun (Ina) 5-0

Men: 

49kg Category: Neeraj Swami bt Macado Jr. Ramel (Phi) 4-1

52kg Category: Ananta Pralhad Chopade bt Rahmani Ramish (Afg) 5-0

56kg Category: Mandagie Jill (Ina) bt Gaurav Bidhuri 3-2

64kg Category: Ankush Dahiya bt Leung Kin Fong (Mac) 5-0

69kg Category: Samada Saputra (Ina) bt Dinesh Dagar 5-0

 

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Max Verstappen won crazy German Grand Prix:

  • Max Verstappen clinched German Grand Prix with Mercedes` Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton.
  • The extraordinary race of constantly changing fortunes, multiple pitstops and endless drama, Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel started from last place.
  • The race was shortened by three laps after the safety car had led the field away before a standing start.
  • Valtteri Bottas crashed out with six laps remaining to leave the gap between the two unchanged at 39 points after 11 of 21 races.
  • Mercedes, empty-handed in their 200th start and in what looks likely to be the last German Grand Prix 
  • Verstappen made five on his way to his second win of the season and also spun 360 degrees in the middle of the race. 
  • There were four safety car periods.
  • Hamilton started on pole position with Dutch youngster Verstappen alongside on the front row.
  • The Briton, who caught Mercedes by surprise when he pitted, also had to serve a five-second time penalty.
  • Thai driver Alexander Albon gave Toro Rosso more points in sixth place with Kimi Raikkonen seventh and Alfa Romeo teammate Antonio Giovinazzi eighth.
  • The two Haas cars of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen completed the scoring places.

Dalilah Muhammad set new world record in the 400m hurdles womens athletics at the U.S. Championships athletics:

  • American Athlete Dalilah Muhammad set new world record in the 400m hurdles women’s athletics at the U.S. Championships athletics on 28 July. She colcked 52.20sec. The previous world record was set at 52.34 sec by Russia’s Yuliya Pechonkina in 2003.
  • Other Winners:
  • Women’s 3,000m steeplechase:
  • Emma Coburn won first and clocked 9min 25.63 seconds. 
  • Women`s 200m:
  • Noah Lyles came first in the 200m and clocked 19.78sec. Christian Coleman came second and clocked 20.02. Ameer Webb was third in 20.45 in 100 m.
  • Men’s 110m hurdles:     
  • Daniel Roberts finished first with a time of 13.23 seconds. Holloway finished second in 13.36. Devon Allen was third in 13.38. 
  • Men’s 1,500m hurdles:
  • Craig Engels finished first with a time of 3min 44.93 seconds. Centrowitz was second in 3:44.97. Josh Thompson was third in 3:45.25.

ICC officially launches WTC:

International Cricket Council (ICC) officially launched the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC). It will begin from August 1, 2019, where Australia and England will face each other in the Ashes. It will bring relevance and context to bilateral Test cricket over the next 2 years (2021).

Key Points:

  • i. WTC will comprise of the top 9 Test teams of the world- Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies.
  • ii. 71 Test matches will be played across 27 series over two years. The top two teams will contest in the ICC World Test Championship final from June 14-20, 2021 in the United Kingdom (UK).
  • iii. Points will be given for grabs during each match. Each team will play three home and three away series.
  • iv. Each series will count for 120 points, distributed over the number of matches in a series.
  • v. The matches will be played in the same format as bilateral series.
  • vi. The number of matches in each series can vary between a minimum of two matches to a maximum of five matches.
  • viii. The first cycle of the WTC consists of only five-day matches and will include day-night matches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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