"The first is the health risks that still exist with COVID. The second is my preparation, which has not been ideal without my coach being able to train with me due to the state border closures in Australia."
"We are able to come out from the darkness and to celebrate our return to the table. This is a moment of immense joy for all members of the international table tennis family," the Chinese table tennis legend noted.
Then in the third set, Williams was rarely troubled by her rival en route to victory.
"By bringing together the winter sport industry under the theme of the Power of Ice and Snow, the World Winter Sports Expo is the perfect platform to highlight this important contribution of sport to the recovery. The Expo is also an important step as China gets ready to welcome the world's best winter sport athletes in 2022," Bach said.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- American stars Serena Williams and Sofia Kenin both reached the fourth round at the 2020 US Open after defeating their respective opponents on Saturday.
Pepe has made 99 appearances for Gremio and scored 21 goals since making his professional debut in 2017.
Nearly all students have returned to schools this September in China. As the COVID-19 epidemic eases and the new semester begins, girls in northwest China can return to their beloved football pitch again.
LONDON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Cristiano Ronaldo made history in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden, as the legendary footballer became the first European to reach 100 international goals with the first of his two goals in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.
A total of 331 new cases were confirmed in Japan on Tuesday, including 170 from Tokyo, the epicenter of Japan's outbreak. The Tokyo metropolitan government has maintained its highest alert level on its four-tier scale, meaning "infections are spreading" in the capital.
In the 69th minute, the Shenzhen side got another scoring opportunity. However, Harold Preciado's close-range shot was saved by Shenhua goalkeeper Zeng Cheng, and then John Mary's follow-up header hit the woodwork once again.
Five hundred canoeing-lovers, led by famous athletes and representatives from all walks of life, set off from the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, and carried the relay through the waters of Qiandao Lake, the Xin'an River and Fuchun River in several counties of the city. In each part, 19 people played the role of leading navigator, symbolizing the 19th Asian Games.