LONDON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid's Welsh international forward Gareth Bale says he would be open to returning to the Premier League but insists that so far Real Madrid have blocked his attempts to leave.
Earlier, sixth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic edged past Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova 7-6 (3), 6-2, and eighth seed Petra Martic of Croatia beat fellow Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko 6-3, 6-4 to also advance into third round. Enditem
PARIS, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- British rider Adam Yates took the lead of the Tour de France after home title favorite Julian Alaphilippe was given a 20-second penalty in Wednesday's stage five, which was won by Belgian Wout van Aert.
It was a bizarre way for the Frenchman to lose the jersey which he had kept for three days after winning the stage two.
Larsen is a retired Danish badminton player who won major international singles titles in the 1990s, and ranks among Denmark's badminton greats.
"These are needless deaths. Needless. We should be similar to most countries on the planet, and yet, we are an embarrassment, and a tragic embarrassment," Lurie added.
LAUSANNE, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Armand Duplantis from Sweden set a season's best 6.07 meters in the pole vault at the Wanda Diamond League meeting here on Wednesday, securing the highest outdoor pole vault jump for 26 years.
Larsen later became president of Badminton Europe in 2010 before being elected BWF president in 2013. He was reelected as BWF president in 2017. Enditem
"The Premier League confirms that it has today terminated its agreements for Premier League coverage in China with its license in that territory, the Premier League will not be commenting further on the matter at this stage," read a statement.
With his final stage win, Valter became the overall winner of this year's Tour de Hongrie.
Caboclo added that national women's team manager Pia Sundhage was informed of the decision in March.