"Catalyzing, accelerating developments shared in amongst the citizens of a given city region or country. The Games represent a formidable asset to accelerate some long term developments. This is what has been done for Beijing 2022, and we've learned a lot." Enditem
The ITTF is closely cooperating with CTTA to ensure safety measures are in place to protect athletes, coaches, officials and supporting staff within the competition "bubble." Enditem
WADA will hold their Executive Committee meeting on 14-15 September. Enditem
Greece won 2-1 in Kosovo to top Group C3 on goals scored from Slovenia, who saw off Moldova 1-0. Enditem
A total of 331 new cases were confirmed in Japan on Tuesday, including 170 from Tokyo, the epicenter of Japan's outbreak. The Tokyo metropolitan government has maintained its highest alert level on its four-tier scale, meaning "infections are spreading" in the capital.
In other games in the top-tier League A, Portugal beat Croatia 4-1 thanks to goals by Joao Cancelo, Diogo Jota, Joao Felix and Andre Silva. Portugal were missing Cristiano Ronaldo, who was out because of a toe infection.
Nouri suffered brain damage after having a heart attack during a game in 2017.
A newly-promoted side in the Chinese division two league, Chang'an Athletic finished the 2019 season in 9th place on the 16-team table.
CHENGDU, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Title favorites Qingdao Renzhou and Ruichang Biyuan both extended their winning streak at the 2020 China Badminton Super League (CBSL) here on Sunday, after they edged Anhui Souyu 4-1 and Shenzhen Nankeda 5-0 respectively.
"I feel good that the running season is slowly coming back, as an athlete I was worried when the coronavirus pandemic stopped everything globally, I knew my ambitious season was done, I didn't see myself running this year. I'm glad normalization is slowly returning," she noted.
Barcelona insisted that he had to pay his 700-million-euro release clause.