PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Tenth-seeded Victoria Azarenka saw her campaign at Roland Garros end on Wednesday as the Belarusian was shocked by former world No. 26 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-2, 6-2 in a match where she racked up 36 unforced errors.
In a video conference later on Monday, Trovato vowed to take his case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, if necessary, to clear his name.
The 22-year-old swimmer shattered the Asian record in 55.62 seconds on Tuesday, 0.45 seconds faster than the former Asian record holder, Olympic champion Liu Zige, who held the record for 11 years.
The Tokyo Paralympic torch relay, which will be held from August 12 to 24, 2021, will also have no major changes to the plans announced for the relay originally scheduled for this year. Enditem
ACCRA, Oct.1 (Xinhua) -- Seven Ghanaian teenage footballers who died in a road traffic accident on September 19 were laid to rest on Thursday.
The recent setback is reviving discussions about Favre's ability to create stability while the squad is accused of lacking robustness when facing determined opponents of lower class.
Meanwhile, Guarani also booked a place in the next stage of the tournament with a 3-1 win at Tigre. Johan Romana, Jose Florentin and Cecilio Dominguez netted for the Paraguayan outfit while Pablo Magnin was on target for the Argentine side.
A controversial injury time penalty from Newcastle United's Callum Wilson cancelled out Lucas Moura's first half opener for Tottenham and assured a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane, although it will do nothing to end controversy about VAR after Newcastle's Andy Carroll headed the ball against Eric Dier's arm to provoke a spot kick.
Former international Chen Xiaojia powered Jiangsu's offense through consecutive baskets as Jiangsu went up 23-18 at the end of the first quarter.
BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Newly-promoted Suzhou Dongwu pocketed its first win in Chinese football's second-tier League One after beating Taizhou Yuanda 2-1 on Thursday.
ROME, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Inter Milan made a stunning debut to the 2020-21 Serie A season on Saturday, overturning Fiorentina in a 4-3 thriller at the San Siro.