NAIROBI, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Kenya is backing World Athletics' (WA) new testing program that was launched on Tuesday targeting top road runners in marathon, half-marathon and long distances.
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.
The re-appointment of Simiyu brought an end to speculation over who would take over the team that has struggled in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series since he left.
“Three straight wins definitely is a great achievement. It’s an incredible start for my professional career,” said Yin. “Last week, Chris Feng, the [China LPGA Tour] operations director, said step on the gas and try to win back-to-back. I said I wanted three straight wins. He said no one ever did that. I’m really happy I did it today. I proved that.”
Cruz's first match in charge will be an away clash against last-placed Atletico San Luis on Tuesday. Enditem
The second half saw more and more fierce attack from Jiangsu. After several shots from Brazilian striker Alex Teixeira Santos were saved by the goalkeeper, Dalian seemed to seal the victory. However, Joao Miranda managed to level the score for Jiangsu with a powerful header in the 81st minute, his first goal of the season.
Ecuador will begin their South American zone qualifying campaign with a clash against Argentina in Buenos Aires on October 8. They will host Uruguay in Quito five days later. Enditem
The top 16 world-ranked male and top 16 world-ranked female players will participate in the ITTF Finals, with a cap of four players for every association.
"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
Though the visiting Lithuanian team had two good chances on goal in the first half, the score remained 0-0.
But Silva earned the visitors an unlikely point by holding his nerve from the spot in the 97th minute.