Ronaldo breaks world record for scoring most goals in men’s international football
Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for scoring the most goals in men’s international football. The 36-year-old scored twice in the last minutes of Portugal’s 2-1 victory over Ireland in World Cup Qualifiers to take his tally of goals to 111. He broke the record held by former Iran forward Ali Daei, who scored 109 goals.
Malaysian athlete’s gold medal taken away for arriving 3 minutes late to Paralympic final
Malaysian shot-putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli’s gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics has been taken away after officials determined he had no good reason for arriving three minutes late to call room ahead of the final. The 31-year-old was allowed to compete in F20 final despite being late and he went on to win gold and break the world record, which also won’t stand.
Bangladesh beat NZ for first time in T20I cricket history, bowl them out for 60
Bangladesh defeated New Zealand for the first time in T20I cricket by registering a seven-wicket victory in the first T20I. Bangladesh dismissed New Zealand for 60, their joint-lowest total in T20I cricket. Bangladesh chased down the target in 15 overs. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was named Man of the Match for scoring 25 runs and registering bowling figures of 4-0-10-2.
India’s Canoe Sprinter Prachi Yadav qualifies for the semifinals of Canoe Sprint – Women’s Va’a Singles 200m VL2 at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
She finished on 4th rank in the heats with a time of 1:11.098. She will be in action in the semi-finals on 3rd September.
Shooter Rahul Jakhar misses out on a podium finish after ending 5th in the 25m Pistol in the SH1 category
He made it to the finals, ranked second with 576 points in the category. However. He crashed out of the finals with a score of 12 at the end of 7th series.