WARSAW, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek hailed his side after their narrow 1-0 defeat against the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League on Friday.
The women's one-hour race saw a close battle between Hassan and Kenya's world marathon record-holder Brigid Kosgei. The duo stayed well ahead of the world record pace as they exchanged the lead several times but neither managed to break clear.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Men's top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia wasted little time to see off Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, while Japan's Naomi Osaka beat teenage prodigy Marta Kostyuk from Ukraine in three sets in the US Open third round on Friday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Dominic Thiem of Austria made it a 27th birthday to remember on Thursday when the second seed completed a comprehensive 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 US Open second round victory over India's Sumit Nagal.
Hashimoto, who was appointed as the Olympic minister last year by outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, made the remarks when responding to IOC vice president John Coates' claim on Monday that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus situation.
"In the end I did my thing and tried to stay with the best guys, and here we are," said the Mitchelton-Scott rider.
LONDON, Sep. 7 (Xinhua) -- Everton have confirmed the signing of Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid for 20 million pounds (26 million U.S. dollars).
"We are calling the CFA to further regulate the behavior of the agents and effectively protect the legitimate rights and interests of youth training institutions and young players," the letter said. Enditem
Four-time CBSL champion Qingdao then took straight wins in the women's singles, women's doubles and men's singles, before Anhui defended some honor in the men's doubles as Liu Yi/Zhou Ziyi cruised past Guo Xinwa/Yu Jiajia 11-8, 11-8, 11-8.
Iran sit third, behind Iraq and Bahrain, in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualification. Enditem
The men's hammer throw was a battle between two Polish competitors, with Pawel Fajdek beating Wojciech Nowicki with his best of 79.81m. Alexandra Tavernier of France won the women's event after she threw 74.12m.