"I just wanted to be on top of the leaderboard," Duplantis said. "The 6.15m was really important to me, so I'm happy to get over that."
ASUNCION, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The South American 2022 World Cup qualifiers will begin next month despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the region's football governing body CONMEBOL said on Tuesday.
"As for the fans, no matter when I get injured, traded or defeated, you always support me, which gives me great belief," he added.
"The design of Beijing Workers Stadium considers not only the Asian Cup, but also other important events and the daily operation of the club. Some of the designs even go beyond the AFC standard," said Zhu Xiaodi, chief architect of Beijing Institute of Architecture Design.
Marco Cecchinato of Italy labored to beat Britain's Kyle Edmund 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2 and is set to meet Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.
Garbine Muguruza, seeded ninth, eased into the final eight. The Spaniard beat Johanna Konta of Great Britain 6-4, 6-1. Enditem
While the Munich side is making every effort to mention as many serious rivals as possible, nearly all of the first tier's coaches name Bayern as the big favorite.
"In the Champions League's final round, we had many players able to go full tilt all the time for the tournament-like competition. But over an entire season, we have to talk about adjustments and use our heads."
The ExCo meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of former WADA President John Fahey, who passed away last Saturday in Australia at the age of 75. Enditem
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The turf at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium will be relaid after weeks of criticism from players, coaches and officials.
TEHRAN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Saket Elhami, the head coach of Iran's Tractor soccer team, has been banned from all related activities for three months, the Tehran Times daily reported on Tuesday.