However the CBF rejected the petition, arguing that Flamengo's squad was big enough to field a team for the match.
"It's truly my first time to race in a loop, but I have been training normally, no different at ups in my training. I trust my coach and I will put what I have been doing in that loop. Life is about making adjustments and I am ready for the loop challenge in London," said Kipchoge. Enditem
Italian qualifier Lorenzo Giustino claimed his first tour-level win in a more than six-hour marathon match against Corentin Moutet. It came close to breaking the 16-year-old record for the longest match at Roland Garros.
Last season's WCBA league saw an earlier conclusion than originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Thursday's first round matches ended a nine-month WCBA drought.
"We accomplished our goal in the first stage. It is a good result to rank first. We will have a good rest to face the second stage," said Shanghai goalkeeper Chen Wei after the game. Enditem
World No. 1 and top seed Novak Djokovic will kick off his campaign for an 18th major title against Sweden's Mikael Ymer later on the central court. Enditem
Ronaldo's penalty in the 44th minute wiped out Veretout's spot-kick, just two minutes before the Frenchman restored the lead for the Giallorossi.
Although Liaoning got the set point first at 24-21, the consecutive errors in their front row let Zhejiang pull one set back.
WARSAW, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Polish Football Association (PZPN) announced Saturday evening that the national team coach Jerzy Brzeczek had tested positive for coronavirus.
"I am really looking forward to the task and I know what responsibility I have towards the club and its fans. But I am convinced that I can help Schalke and lead the club to where it belongs: namely further up the standings," Baum said during his official presentation.
The 39-year-old tennis great, who is seeking a record-tie 24th Grand Slam title, skipped all the tune-up tournaments for the clay majors and practised at the Mouratoglou Academy, but acknowledged she was "not one hundred percent" as the French Open started.