Sports Current Affairs- March 17, 2021
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1-Zlatan Ibrahimovic has returned to the Sweden national team ahead of the FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
2-Maharashtra paddler Diya Chitale won the second successive TT national title at the UTT 82nd Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships.
3- The postponed Euro 2020 will take place in 12 cities.
4-The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Patrice Motsepe has vowed to improve African football.
5-India captain Virat Kohli loses cool over medium-pacer Shardul Thakur’s lazy fielding during the third T20I against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahemadabad.
6-Men’s singles players HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and mixed doubles player Pranaav Jerry Chopra, tested Covid positive at All England Open Championship in London.
7-India captain Virat Kohli has moved back into the top five of ICC T20I rankings.
8- Kohli scored knocks of 73 and 77 in the second and third T20Is against England.
9-South Africa women beat India by 5 wkts in the fifth ODI, won series 4-1.
10-Women’s One-Day Trophy: Veda Krishnamurthy’s 103 helped Karnataka beat TN by 86 runs.
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11-Kannagi Nagar is the first ‘Art District’ of Chennai to get facelift.
12-National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president is Raninder Singh.
13-International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World will be held from March 18-29 at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range (DKSSR) in New Delhi.
14-Twenty-six sportspersons got government jobs in Punjab.
15-Avinash Sable of Maharashtra has set the national record in steeplechase at the National Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports in Patiala.
16-Professional boxer Vijender Singh of India preferred liquid diet to maintain weight before bout.
17-Haryana, Jharkhand entered final at the 11th Sub Junior Women’s National Championship in Simdega (Jharkhand).
18-Manipur thrashed Gujarat 17-0 in Sub Junior Men’s National Championship 2021 in Jind (Haryana).
19-England pace bowler Mark Wood said that taking early wickets can keep India in check.
20-New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor will be missing first ODI vs Bangladesh due to injury.
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21-Women’s team coach WV Raman said that India lacked mental stamina after their 1-4 ODI series loss to South Africa women.
22-England pace bowler Mark Wood has reached Kohli to praise his six.
23-Mumbai captain and fast bowler Sayali Satghare took 7 wickets for 5 runs. Nagaland is out for 17. Mumbai women chased Nagaland target in four balls in the Senior Women’s One Day Trophy.
24- Indian boxers Gaurav Solanki and Sonia Lather began campaign with easy wins at the Bosphorus Boxing Tournament in Istanbul.