Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win gold at a Paralympic event after she equalled the world record with a score of 249.6 in the women’s 10m air rifle standing finals (SH 1) at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Elsewhere, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace for Portugal in its 2-1 win against Ireland, which took his international goal tally to 111. He broke Iran’s Ali Daei’s long-standing record of 109 international goals.

Here’s a look at the major headlines from the world of sport in the past week (August 30 – September 5).


Pakistan captain Babar Azam feels pressure will be more on India when the arch-rivals meet in the T20 World Cup on October 24. (REPORT)

The Rajasthan Royals has signed West Indies opening batter Evin Lewis and fast bowler Oshane Thomas as replacements for Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes, for the second leg of IPL 2021. (REPORT)

South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn…

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