ATHENS, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Athens Marathon, scheduled to take place on November 7-8, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) announced on Thursday.
Representing her hometown Zhejiang, Ye established an advantage from the very beginning in the final and edged runner-up Yu Yiting, also from Zhejiang, by about one second. Chen Xinyi from Shanghai took third place.
Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
NAIROBI, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday reiterated his government's commitment to upgrading sporting facilities in the country to match international standards.
Rookie Zheng Muyan, 18, defeated Olympic champion Ye Shiwen in the women's 200m breaststroke to take the title. However, Yu Jingyao was absent from that final, as she failed to make the top eight in a selection of physical tests held from September 22 to 23 - a new requirement to qualify for the championships.
"We have been plagued with injuries during the first stage but grappled with reality," Said Shenhua coach Choi Kang-Hee. "We'll do our best next round."
Hoffenheim then grabbed the lead out of the blue with 16 minutes gone when Ermin Bicakcic headed home Dennis Geiger's corner kick to stun Hansi Flick's men.
Also on Saturday, Andre Villas-Boas' Marseille, still struggling for a win, was held by Metz 1-1 at home.
Bayern started highly motivated in the encounter and took command while Hoffenheim kept 11 men behind the ball in the opening stages.
Flamengo entered the match with only three regular starters, having reported 16 positive coronavirus cases in their first-team squad last week. Head coach Domenec Torrent was also absent from the touchline at Allianz Parque because of the virus.
However the CBF rejected the petition, arguing that Flamengo's squad was big enough to field a team for the match.