Nitra is the new leader of the rankings; its third win out of three came after a solid performance in the first two periods on Detva's ice.
TOKYO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said here on Thursday that Tokyo will host a fantastic Olympic Games despite the uncertainties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Swiss need a positive result from their visit to Madrid after losing to Ukraine and being held at home by Germany, but with players such as Granit Xhaka in their side they are likely to provide another stiff test for Spain. Enditem
"It was a very difficult race today as it was so cold and wet. I was feeling really strong today and wished for a bit better conditions, but this record gives me a lot of confidence."
BERLIN, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- It looks like the 2014 World Cup winner Germany is trapped in a crisis while past financial scandals also seem to be catching up on the country's soccer association.
"The MMC will be divided into four areas for functional use, public service, publicity and cultural demonstration and operation office. Both space and operation of the former MPC and IBC will be fully integrated," Gao said.
SAO PAULO, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Forward Rodrygo said Sunday that Brazil would not compromise their attacking instincts against a dangerous Peru side when the teams meet in their South American Zone 2022 World Cup qualifier.
PARIS, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Teenager Iga Swiatek became the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title as she beat American fourth seed Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 in women's singles final at Roland Garros on Saturday.
"As a young team, we haven't played many tough games like this one, so we really cherish this win," Sun noted.
Jia's team went through an unexpected quarantine amid the COVID-19 concerns during the Olympic qualifiers last February before entering the playoff.
Germany is in danger of being relegated to Nations League Group B this season after two draws against Spain and Switzerland.