International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach delivers a speech via video during the opening ceremony of the World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo 2020 in Beijing, capital of China, on Sept. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Ming)
Some of the country's top athletes serving sanctions for the doping offices includes 2008 Beijing Olympics 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop, 2016 Rio Olympics women's marathon champion Jemimah Sumgong, and former three-time Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo, among others.
Coates said the Games will start as planned on July 23 "with or without COVID-19," stressing the Olympics has never been cancelled outside of world wars.
Liang Weikeng/Zheng Xuhui moved past Dong Weijie/Ni Bowen in the mixed doubles to overtake the lead for Shenzhen, while Han Qianxi overwhelmed Zhang Yiman in the women's singles to level for Zhejiang.
"He did well in the most time of this match, I think Han deserves a reward,"
The Leverkusen midfielder is said to be going for a medical check this weekend before joining the Blues for 100 million euros. Enditem
"Last year's French Open was the most special tournament of my career so this is not a decision I have made lightly," the Australian added.
The victory also moved the Azzurri to top spot in Group A1 with four points from two games, one point clear of the Dutch, who are playing under interim coach Dwight Lodeweges following Ronald Koeman's departure for Barcelona, and third-placed Poland, who came from one goal behind to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1 in Monday's another action.
The girls had irregular training time during last semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Serena Williams rallied to defeat 2017 winner Sloane Stephens in the US Open third round and move into the women's singles last 16 on Saturday.
World number one Djokovic was stunningly disqualified after accidently hitting a line judge with a ball during his round of 16 clash with Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.