NAIROBI, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- World champions Timothy Cheruiyot and Conseslus Kipruto are planning to raise the bar in the 800m and 1,500m respectively at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Ye Chugui came off the bench to score in stoppage time of the second half, helping Guangzhou R&F beat Dalian Pro 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
Born in 1948 at Thame village in Solukhumbu district, which hosts the southern part of Mt. Qomolangma, Ang Rita had last stood at the top of Mt. Qomolangma in May 1996 without supplemental oxygen. In 2017, the Guinness Book of World Records had recognized him as the only person on the planet to have climbed the Mt. Qomolangma 10 times without supplemental oxygen.
Earlier this month, Costa Rican team officials said the match would not be possible if the country's health ministry did not provide an exception to a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travellers arriving from abroad.
The "Bulls" staged a powerful start on home turf and pressed the "Nullfunfer" onto the back foot.
BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- It has been more than five years since Beijing won the bid for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and in the eyes of Han Zirong, Beijing has passed the halfway mark of the marathon leading up to the Games and is ready for more challenges ahead.
The China Hub will feature the first Grand Smash, the top tier in professional table tennis.
The 38-year-old broke the deadlock in the 34th minute as Theo Hernandez whipped in a cross from the left and the Swede out-jumped two defenders to steer his powering header into the net.
Meanwhile, the men's and women's singles draw was also completed on Thursday, as men's title favourites Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were drawn into different halves, meaning they cannot face each other before the final.
The victory for Pogacar was incredible, as he overcame long-term race leader Primoz Roglic, a fellow Slovenian cyclist, in a stunning time trial win in the penultimate stage on Saturday when he erased a 57-second deficit and even established an unshakable 59-second lead entering into Sunday's ceremonial route from Mantes-la-Jolie to Champs-Elysees.
"We will apply the same rules at Roland Garros as elsewhere. We will go from 5,000 to 1,000," he told France 2 TV.