Day one of the final Grand Slam of the calendar year US Open got off to a rollicking start on Monday, August 28. While the day witnessed some predictable outcomes, there were few upsets that stunned the players, spectators and experts of the game alike. On the other hand, Tuesday, August 29 marks India's 12th anniversary of National Sports Day as athletes from diverse fields are slated to be honoured for the achievements by the President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. All that and more in today's top 10 trending sports news stories on August 29.
Top 10 Trending Sports News Stories
India celebrates National Sports Day every year since 2012 to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand.
The day one of the ongoing US Open was full of ups and downs as players displayed some eye-catching tennis to treat the spectators.
Injury to several bowlers has derailed Sri Lanka's Asia Cup campaign as Dilshan Madushanka joins the list of injured players.
Suryakumar Yadav averages 24.33 in ODIs and hopes to improve his form and numbers in the format, which is still his Achilles heel.
The apex football governing body has lifted its suspension of the Sri Lanka Football Federation (FFSL).
Manuel Neuer returns to training after career-threatening injury
Germany's star goalkeeper has returned to training after he broke his leg in a skiing accident in December last year.
'India this is for you' - World Champion Neeraj Chopra dedicates historic win to nation
World champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has dedicated his historic gold at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest to the country.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announces cash reward for javelin star Kishore Jena
The CM of Odisha has decided to reward javelin thrower Kishore Jena for his remarkable effort at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.
Hyderabad Football Club sign Brazilian attacker Felipe Amorim
Hyderabad FC have completed the signing of versatile Brazilian attacker Felipe da Silva Amorim to strengthen their core.