"The IOC continues to be impressed by the progress of the preparations. And we are all looking forward to writing this new chapter in China's great sporting history." Enditem
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Thailand has pulled out of the Thomas and Uber Cup finals 2020, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday.
"He's one of the big champions of the last decade, one of the very few active players, who won a Grand Slam tournament here in New York," Thiem said of Cilic. "Even though he's not on the top of his game, he's always dangerous for a deep run in these big tournaments. He's not a guy I want to face in the third round as he's a former champion. On a good day, he can beat anybody. It's going to be a real tough one." Enditem
In an absorbing third round match, 23-time Grand Slam winner Williams rallied to defeat 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and 43 minutes, while second seed Kenin also faced a tough challenge in a straight sets win over Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
The safety car came in at the end of lap 23, by which time almost all the drivers had made their pit stops legitimately, but almost immediately Charles Leclerc lost control of his Ferrari and crashed heavily at Parabolica, forcing proceedings to be halted while marshals cleared Leclerc's car and repaired damage to the barrier.
It was a tough day for all cyclists as the mountainous stage 8, a 141km ride to Loudenvielle, featured three challenging ascents which scattered the peloton.
XIAMEN, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Yin Ruoning continued the incredible start to her professional career on Friday as the Shanghai teenager won the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Orient Masters by one stroke in Fujian province for her third straight win.
Mbappe, like the other six, will also be missing PSG's opening two 2020/21 Ligue 1 games against Lens on Thursday and Marseille three days later.
"Now, I participate in eight to 10 races a year. I ran one triathlon and three marathons in a month last year," said Gu, who hopes to compete in the next Boston Marathon.
"Ensuring a safe return to international table tennis has been our utmost priority ever since the pandemic broke out. We have managed to get events back up and running before the end of 2020," ITTF president Thomas Weikert said. Enditem
"My major is Journalism and communications," Yang said, adding that she also wants to be a sports writer if she has the chance.