Argentine superstar Lionel Messi did not attend a pre-season medical with FC Barcelona on Sunday, a club source confirmed, following his shock announcement on Tuesday that he wants to leave the La Liga side ahead of the upcoming season.
Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic tied Rafael Nadal’s record by earning his 35th title at a Masters 1000 tournament, overcoming a sluggish start to beat Milos Raonic 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Western and Southern Open final on Saturday and improve to 23-0 this season.
Here’s a wrap-up of all the major sports news and updates from the week (August 24 to 30) that passed:
An Indian cricketer in the Chennai Super Kings squad and several members of its support staff and social media team have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dubai, where the team is quarantined. It is believed the Indian cricketer to have tested positive is swing bowler Deepak Chahar. (