"Athletics is the number one sport of the Olympic Games. We are here to let the organizing committee know, I think they already know it. We want to work very closely with them. We want these games to be hugely successful. They (the games) will come when the world is relying heavily on sport. I hope they come out of the pandemic."
But he proved again that once he walks onto the clay court, he is the man to beat.
Kevin Monnet-Paquet, forward for French Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne, is among the foreign-based players, and will be the first time he appears for Amavubi.
Outscoring its opponent 28-14 after the first quarter, Jiangsu was never really challenged by Shaanxi over the ensuing three quarters.
Israel will play its next game in Slovakia on Wednesday while the Czech Republic will play way to Scotland. Enditem
"Many people informed me of that, but I never thought of scoring 43 points today. It was a recognition for me over the past 16 seasons," said Ji, who took charge of Daqing in the 2017-18 season.
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.
"It's great to be given another chance to attempt the world record on Saturday, I am in good shape and mind and I hope I will remain in the same state on the race day and be able to give fast times," Kipyegon told Xinhua on Thursday.
Argentina's next qualifier will be against Bolivia in La Paz next Tuesday. Enditem
The 33-year-old opened up about his September departure from the Camp Nou after scoring from the penalty spot to help Uruguay beat Chile 2-1 in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Lakers star LeBron James had 40 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists and Anthony Davis put up 28 points and 12 rebounds.