LONDON, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp said on Thursday that it was "completely normal" that his side should look to strengthen its squad despite winning last season's Premier League title.
World champion Joe Kovacs, also from the U.S., came second with 21.30m while Germany's rising star David Storl took third with a throw of 21.20m. Enditem
The previous best outdoor pole vault performance of 6.14m was set by Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka in 1994, which had stayed untouched for 26 years.
In the women's draw, US Open quarterfinalist Elise Mertens of Belgium disposed of Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Su-Wei 6-3, 6-1.
"The whole sports business is going through a difficult time, so the broadcasters in China have to buy the broadcasting rights based on rational judgement. We need to enhance our bargaining power," Wang Dong, executive vice president of Suning Sports, said during the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS). Enditem
Adrian Mierzejewski added the third in the 71st minute after collecting Marcelo Cirino's heel pass in close range, bringing three league wins in a row to Lifan.
Two former Russian athletics officials, Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov were sentenced to three and two years in prison respectively, according to AFP.
Arsenal continued their winning start to the season against West Ham with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and young striker Eddie Nketiah, who scored the winner five minutes from time after Michail Antonio had equalized just before the break. Enditem
"While we were training with the national team in the last few months, our teammates were also working hard with our coach in Tianjin, so I am very confident in our team," said Wang in a recent interview with local media.
The collaboration between Premier League and Tencent came after the termination of the English top flight's big-money contract with its former broadcaster PP Sports on September 3.
To be the first to win the national double a third consecuitive time in the league's history might be a driving thought for the titleholder.