PRAGUE, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir broke the women-only half marathon world record in Prague on Saturday morning.
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The Kenyan now will return to her 1,500m specialty against Dibaba with hope of continuing her perfect start to Diamond League series at the Ostrava Golden Spike (Czech Republic) on Tuesday.
Havertz, joining his German teammate Timo Werner who arrived at Chelsea earlier this summer, is the Blues' second most expensive signing at 71 million pounds (94 million U.S. dollars).
Duris might have doubled Slovakia's lead, but Israel goalkeeper Ofir Marciano was equal to his effort, and also saved well from Robert Bozenik late in the game.
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Barcelona, who have been supported by the Spanish football league (La Liga), took a different viewpoint, insisting that if he wanted to join a different club he would have to pay the 700 million euro release clause in his contract.
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"I'm kind of scared how good she's going to be in the future," Osaka said. "My biggest takeaway from her game is that she didn't back down from me or from the speed of my ball, which for someone that young is kind of amazing."
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It is the second time Jepchirchir has broken a world record over the distance. She registered her personal best of 1:05:06 in a mixed race three years ago in Ras Al Khaimah to set the world record, which only stood for eight months.