Sports Bulletin: Viswanathan Anand will contest elections, Adani-GMR Group buys teams in Kho-Kho league, uproar in tennis rankings

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TV9 in Hindi is present with sports news from the country and the world sports bulletin (Sports Bulletin). In this bulletin, we will give you information about other sports other than cricket. We will give you information about sports like Chess, Tennis, Kho-Kho, Football. India’s veteran chess player Viswanathan Anand has decided to contest the elections. We will tell you about which elections you will try your luck in there. Kho-Kho League is going to start in India. In this league, two big corporate houses of India have bought teams. You will also get to know about who they are. Apart from this, we will also provide you the latest updates of WTA and ATV rankings.

Vishwanath Anand will contest FIDE’s election

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Monday said it is backing veteran player Vishwanath Anand for the post of FIDE (the global chess body) vice-president. Earlier on Friday, in an email to former AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan, But Vipnesh Bharadwaj, who was recently appointed interim secretary of AICF, said that he has always supported Anand’s candidature. Will contest elections. It is not yet known who issued this e-mail but AICF officials criticized the rumours. They are planning to complain to the police in this matter.

Grandmaster Arjun Arigesi Hoping for a good performance

Grandmaster Arjun Arigesi, who has been in excellent form for the past few months, is confident of India’s good performance in the upcoming Chess Olympiad. The 18-year-old chess player from Telangana has won several tournaments this year and is the highest-ranked Indian in the world blitz rankings at 13th position. He believes that the Indian teams are very strong and can do well in the 44th Chess Olympiad. Arigesi, who won the Challenger category at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament this year, said, “I haven’t made any significant changes in my game since 2021. I am preparing in the same way. I feel that I have got the advantage of playing more tournaments, which has also strengthened my game. The Chess Olympiad will be played in Mahabalipuram from July 28 to August 10.

Grandmaster Farooq Amonatov gets the lead

Top seed Tajikistan Grandmaster Farukh Amonatov on Monday defeated Boris Savchenko of Russia in the ninth round to take a lead in the first Maharashtra International Open Grandmaster Chess tournament with a score of 7.5 points. In the tournament so far invincible Grandmaster Amonatov (ELO rating 2622) defeated fellow Grandmaster Savchenko to take a singles lead. The three grandmasters Arjun Kalyan, Deep Sengupta and Aleksez Aleksandrov are joint second with seven points. Kalyan, Sengupta and Aleksandrov defeated Grandmaster Karthik Venkataraman, Mihail Nikitenko and Duc Hoa Nguyen of Vietnam respectively in their ninth round matches. Luka Peichadze, who took the lead till the fifth round, defeated Indian Grandmaster Divya Deshmukh. Peichadje has 6.5 marks. There are two more rounds of play left in the tournament.

Adani, GMR group teams in Kho-Kho league

The country’s big corporate houses Adani Group and GMR Group have bought the Gujarat and Telangana franchises of Ultimate Kho-Kho League respectively. This league will start this year whose goal is to promote this domestic game. This franchise-based Kho-Kho league is being promoted by Dabur Group Chairman Amit Burman in association with the Kho-Kho Federation of India (KKFI). The GMR group has selected a team from Telangana to capitalize on the popularity of Kho-Kho in South India.

ATP and WTA Rankings

America’s Coco Gauff climbed to a career-best 13th place in the WTA rankings released on Monday after losing to world number one Inga Sviatake in the final of the French Open tennis tournament. Sal’s Gough has gained 10 places. She reached the finals of both singles and doubles at Roland Garros but lost. His doubles partner Jessica Pegula also made it to the top 10 of the singles category for the first time. Jessica, who reached the French Open quarter-finals, has moved up from 11th to eighth. Jessica was also defeated by Sviatec. At the same time, former number one male player Rafael Nadal in the ATP rankings has moved up one place to fourth on Sunday after winning the 14th French Open and 22nd career Grand Slam. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic continues to top. Grand Slam for the first time Roode, who played in the final, has risen from eighth to a career-best sixth ranking.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup teams decided

Morocco, Nigeria and Tanzania have secured the last three spots of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 to be held in India later this year, thereby deciding the participating teams. It will be hosted from October 11 to October 30. The names of these three countries of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will now be included in the official draw to be held on June 24. Hosts India, China, Japan, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Spain and France will get to know about their rival teams in this event to be held in Zurich. Tanzania and Morocco have booked tickets for this global youth tournament for the first time.

Satisfactory performance by Rabindra France

Bengaluru-born Akhil Rabindra finished fifth and seventh in two races of the second round of the European GT4 Series at the Circuit Paul Ricard in La Casale, near Marseille, France. All drivers representing the Racing Spirit of Lehman are running third in the overall list of Silver category. He had 46 points in his account. Racing Spirit of Lehman team is at the top of the overall team table with 81 points. Akhil’s teammate was T Canning. Both of them had finished second and seventh in qualification one and two. The duo clocked one hour and one minute and 37.686 seconds in the first race of 25 laps to finish fifth in the first race. Both finished seventh in the second race of 27 laps with a timing of one hour two minutes and 38.381 seconds.

Ronaldo did wonders

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals to take his world record goal count to 117 during Portugal’s 4-0 win over Switzerland in the Nations League football tournament on Sunday. After scoring two goals in the first half, Ronaldo (35th and 39th minutes) missed two more chances to score before halftime. However, Portugal dominated in this match of League One held in Lisbon between two teams that had qualified for the World Cup. Apart from Ronaldo, William Carvalho (15th minute) and Jao Cancello (68th minute) also scored for Portugal. The 37-year-old Ronaldo, who is going to play in his fifth World Cup in November, has now scored 117 goals in 188 international appearances.

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Norway, Spain win

In League B, Norway beat Sweden 2–1 with two goals from Erling Haaland. Anthony Elanga scored the only goal for Sweden in the second minute of injury time of the second half. The twenty-one-year-old striker Haaland has scored 18 goals in 19 international appearances. In League A, Spain played out a 2–2 draw with the Czech Republic. Young striker Gavi scored the first goal for Spain in his eighth international match. Inigo Martinez scored the second goal for the team. The Czech Republic was first given the lead by Yakub Pesek (4th minute) and then Jan Kuchta (66th minute) but Spain equalized both times. In another League B match, Serbia beat Slovenia 4-1.