BEIJING, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Friday announced a restart plan for international table tennis, with the Women's World Cup, the Men's World Cup and the ITTF Finals to be staged in China in November.
"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.
"As for the disqualification, I need to go back within and work on my disappointment and turn this all into a lesson for my growth and evolution as a player and human being."
As the COVID-19 pandemic brought the international table tennis calendar to a grinding halt early in the year, many players, coaches and fans were confined to their homes or their local communities.
The win puts Kenin into the third round at the US Open for the fourth year in a row. The American has come up short against top players like Maria Sharapova (2017), Karolina Pliskova (2018) and Madison Keys (2019) at this stage in the past.
NAIROBI, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- After settling for another world record near-miss in the Brussels Diamond League on Friday, Kenya's Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Kipyegon is set to resume her special rivalry with Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava on Sept. 8.
In the second half, Bosnia coach Dusan Bajevic brought on Edin Dzeko as the side's second striker, but Poland's domination continued, and Kamil Grosicki scored the winning goal in the 67th minute.
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.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- American star Serena Williams and Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin both advanced into the third round of the US Open after making light work of their respective opponents on Thursday.
FIFA added that a new schedule would be unveiled "in due course" after further talks with CONCACAF officials, confirming only that the first round would be in March.
In a lifeless first half between two newly promoted sides, Ever Bright striker Luiz Muriqui pulled muscle and was substituted in the 24th minute.