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.
European champion Laura Muir was unstoppable in the women's 1,500m, continuing her momentum following a big win in Oslo two weeks ago. The Briton clocked 3:58.24, followed by Sofia Ennaoui of Poland and Romania's Claudia Bobocea.
Indeed, before the enforced break due to the coronavirus, Atletico were in sixth place in the table and it looked as if a top-four spot and qualification for the Champions League were in doubt.
"This sport is very entertaining," said Lu. "I hope more and more people can enjoy it." Enditem
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- After losing to traditional rivals the Czech Republic 3-1 on Friday, Slovakia once again failed to win and dropped points after a 1-1 draw in Israel in UEFA Nations League Group B2.
"This whole situation has left me really sad and empty. I checked on the lines person and the tournament told me that thank God she is feeling ok. I'm extremely sorry to have caused her such stress. So unintended. So wrong," Djokovic said.
Despite their surprise slip-up, Inter remain on top of the 20-team standings with 17 points from eight matches whie Bahia are 12th, eight points off the pace.
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).
Third seed and last year's runner-up Daniil Medvedev of Russia and sixth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy also made it to the third round.
"Oscar had a little leg discomfort during halftime break and the coaching group made some adjustment to protect him. We all know that he is the core of our team and his absence will certainly have an impact on our attack," said Shanghai defender Wang Shenchao, adding that the team will reflect on the failure and improve in the following games. Enditem
But before the postponed Tokyo Games begins, Wang needs to test himself in his first competition of the COVID-19-disrupted season at the National Championships starting on September 26.