"Fairness for athletes all over the world remains my number one priority. I will never let clean athletes become hostages of political games. Under the International Standard for Code Compliance by Signatories there are many possible consequences that do not impact the athletes," he continued.
XI'AN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic's head coach Kim Bong-Gil told Xinhua on Friday that he aimed to lead his side to a better result in the postponed season 2020 than they had last year.
Simeone will (and does) argue he doesn't have the resources that are available to Real Madrid and Barcelona, but while that may be true, he has more cash to splash than anyone else in Spain and with players such as Koke, Thomas Partey Vitolo, Angel Correa, Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata and Joao Felix, he certainly does have players to entertain.
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.
PARIS, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Britain's Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey of the 2020 Tour de France after an arduous stage 8 on Saturday, as local rookie rider Nans Peters won the stage.
The four-day competition, including dressage, jumping, endurance race, speed race and others, attracted more than 300 professional riders from across China.
"I have never paced, it was great experience to pace world record, I'm happy Hassan broke the world record but now I am going for my own event, 5,000m at Ostrava on Tuesday," Chelangat who is coached by Gabriel Kiptanui in Kericho, some 270km west of the capital Nairobi, told Xinhua on Monday.
"I think we have to hold the Games at any cost," the five-time Olympian said. "I want to concentrate all our efforts on measures against the coronavirus."
Necaxa's night went from bad to worse when midfielder Claudio Baeza was sent off after being shown a second yellow card for a bad challenge on Pedro Aquino with 13 minutes remaining.
The fifth seed rallied past long-time rival Borna Coric from Croatia 1-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(1), 6-3 to reach his first US Open semifinal.
Also on Sunday, Wales edged Bulgaria 1-0 to top the second-tier Group B4, while Ireland lost 1-0 at home to Finland.